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Order Paper for 20 January 2021


Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Leigh of Hurley to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Office for Tax Simplification OTS Capital Gains Tax Review: Simplifying by design, published on 11 November 2020, what steps they have taken to ascertain the impact of the equalisation of Capital Gains Tax to income tax on entrepreneurs starting new businesses.
*The Lord Bishop of Gloucester to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the wellbeing of children under five affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; and what steps they are taking to support the early years sector affected by the pandemic.
*Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of preparations against flooding in England in 2021.
*Lord Cormack to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have in place to ensure that no one has to wait more than three months for a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination.
†At 1.00pm, Private Notice Question (15 minutes)
Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that payments are made to victims of the Troubles in Northern Ireland under the Victims’ Payment Scheme; and what discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about the delivery of the Scheme.
†Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on visa arrangements for musicians from the United Kingdom in the European Union, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 January. (10 minutes)
Domestic Abuse Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Domestic Abuse Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 38 Schedule 1 Clauses 39 to 68 Schedule 2 Clauses 69 to 80 Title.
†At a convenient point after 2.00pm
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill Second Reading [Baroness Goldie] 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights     If the bill is read a second time, Baroness Goldie to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
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