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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 8 December 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 8 December 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Heat and building strategy A question was asked by Lord Best and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 12:07)
Item number 5
COVID-19: public health information A question was asked by Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon and answered by Lord True. (at 12:17)
Item number 6
Streaming platforms: age ratings A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:28)
Item number 7
Arcadia pension fund A question was asked by Baroness Drake and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:50)
Item number 8
United Kingdom-European Union Future Relationship Negotiations and Transition Period 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 for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, asked in the Ho… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:01)
Item number 9
Hong Kong: sentencing of pro-democracy activists Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the sentencing of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam in Hong Kong, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 7 December. (at 13:13)
Item number 10
Exams and accountability in 2021 Baroness Berridge answered questions on a Ministerial statement on exams and accountability in 2021, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 3 December. (at 13:21)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:56)
Item number 11
Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction and Taking Control of Goods) (England) Regulations 2020 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 16 November 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:00)
Item number 12
REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 October 2020 be approved. Then Baroness Hayman of Ullock moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert "but that this House regrets that the Regulations (1) fail to provide an analysis of the costs of the new domestic Registr… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:32)
Item number 13
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 9. Amendment 13 was agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 157) (at 16:38)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:54)
Item number 14
Agricultural Transition Plan Lord Gardiner of Kimble answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Agricultural Transition Plan, made in the House of Commons on Monday 30 November. (at 19:01)
Item number 15
Plant Health (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 19:41)
Item number 16
Plant Health (Phytosanitary Conditions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 19:41)
Item number 17
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 19:41)
Item number 18
Direct Payments to Farmers (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 19:41)
Item number 19
World Trade Organisation Agreement on Agriculture (Domestic Support) Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 19:41)
The House adjourned at 7.41pm until Wednesday 9 December at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm
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