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Minutes for 16 December 2020


Item number 3
National Bus Strategy A question was asked by Lord Bradshaw and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
COVID-19: prisoners and children in custody A question was asked by Lord German and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
United States: global priorities and climate change A question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
COVID-19: impact of a no-deal Brexit on vaccine supplies A question was asked by Lord Bassam of Brighton and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:40)
Item number 7

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that, in the event of the Trade (Disclosure of Information) Bill having been brought from the House of Commons, Standing Orders 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) and 47 (Commitment of Bills) be dispensed with on Thursday 17 December 2020 to allow the Bill to be ta… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:50)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:02)
Item number 8
Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 13:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:24)
Item number 9
Energy White Paper Lord Callanan answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on the Energy White Paper, made in the House of Commons on Monday 14 December. (at 16:30)
Item number 10
Trade (Disclosure of Information) Bill A bill to make provision about the disclosure of information relating to trade was brought from the Commons and read a first time. (at 17:49)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 11
Online Harms consultation Baroness Barran answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Her Majesty’s Government’s response to the Online Harms consultation, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 15 December. (at 17:10)
Item number 12
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 17:49)
The House adjourned at 5.49pm until Thursday 17 December at 12 noon.
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