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Minutes for 15 December 2020

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Item number 7
COVID-19: arts sector A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and answered by Baroness Barran. [I] (at 12:07)
Item number 8
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership A question was asked by Lord Howell of Guildford and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 12:18)
Item number 9
Care Quality Commission report: Out of Sight—Who Cares? A question was asked by Baroness Bull and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:30)
Item number 10
Extreme poverty A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 11
Trade Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 12. Amendment 12 was agreed to (see division 1). Amendment 15 was disagreed to (see division 2). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 16. (at 13:31)
Item number 12
Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill A bill to make provision (including the imposition and regulation of new duties of customs) in connection with goods in Northern Ireland and their movement into or out of Northern Ireland; to make provision amending certain enactments relating to value added tax, excise duty or insurance premium tax; to make provision in connection with the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:00)
Item number 13
Business of the House It was moved that questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 update be postponed until after consideration of the Commons reason on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:57)
Item number 14
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. The Commons reason was considered forthwith. Lords amendments 1F, 1G, 1H, 1J, 1K, 1L and 8M were not insisted on. Lords amendments 8P, 8Q, 8R, 8S, 8T and 8U proposed in lieu were agreed to. The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 18:50)
Item number 15
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 14 December. (at 19:15)
The House adjourned at 8.00pm until Wednesday 16 December at 12 noon.
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