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Minutes for 14 December 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Climate change A question was asked by Lord Browne of Ladyton and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 13:08)
Item number 4
Repair and reuse programmes A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 13:18)
Item number 5
Environmental Land Management schemes A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 13:29)
Item number 6
Green economic recovery A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 13:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:50)
Item number 7

Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that, in the event of the Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill having been brought from the House of Commons, Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Wednesday 16 December 2020 to allow the Bill to be taken through… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:00)

Item number 8

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Resetting the limits for Oral Questions, topical Oral Questions, balloted debates and topical Questions for Short Debate; and further temporary suspension of the Standing Orders relating to hereditary peers’ by-elections (5th Report, HL Paper 190) be agre… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:01)

Item number 9
Hereditary Peers: by-elections Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith), moved, further to the Orders of 23 March and 7 September, that Standing Order 10(6) (Hereditary peers: by-elections) be further suspended pending a further report from the Procedure and Privileges Committee. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:59)
Item number 10
Unmanned Aircraft (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:00)
Item number 11
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2020 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 15 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:00)
Item number 12
Ozone-Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:01)
Item number 13
Control of Mercury (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:01)
Item number 14
Detergents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:01)
Item number 15
Hazardous Substances and Packaging (Legislative Functions and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:01)
Item number 16
Waste and Environmental Permitting etc. (Legislative Functions and Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:01)
Item number 17
Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:01)
Item number 18
Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Bethell, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:02)
Item number 19
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Testing Requirements and Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Bethell, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:02)
Item number 20
Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 26 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:03)
Item number 21
Future relationship with the European Union Lord True answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the progress of the negotiations on the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union and preparations for the end of the transition period, asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 December. (at 15:04)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:15)
Item number 22
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The Commons reasons and amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 1B to 1D were not insisted on and amendments 1F to 1L in lieu were agreed to (see division 1). Motion B Lords amendments 8L, 13 and 56 were not insisted on and amendment 8M to the words so restored was agreed to (see division 2). Motion C Lords amendments 14 and 52… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:21)
Item number 23
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The bill was read a third time. Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the bill do now pass. Then Lord Adonis moved, as an amendment to that motion, at end to insert “and this House takes note of the further steps required to complete HS2 in line with the commitments given by successive Governments since 2010, including the necessity for e… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 18:48)
Item number 24
Gambling and lotteries Baroness Barran answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the review of the Gambling Act 2005, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 December. (at 19:36)
Item number 25
Ockenden review Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Ockenden review of maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 December. (at 20:14)
Item number 26
United Nations Mission in Mali: armed forces deployment Baroness Goldie answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the deployment of the Armed Forces to the United Nations Mission in Mali, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 9 December. (at 20:47)
The House adjourned at 9.25pm until Tuesday 15 December at 12 noon.
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:46)
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