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Minutes for 19 March 2020
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Lord Speaker's statement The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) made a statement on his attendance in the House. (at 11:06)
Item number 2
County lines drug trafficking A question was asked by Baroness Kennedy of Cradley and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:08)
Item number 3
Yemen A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:16)
Item number 4
COVID-19: helplines A question was asked by Baroness Watkins of Tavistock and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:24)
Item number 5
COVID-19: vaccine A question was asked by Lord McNicol of West Kilbride and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:33)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 11:39)
Item number 6
Educational settings Baroness Berridge repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons on 18 March. (at 11:44)
Item number 7
COVID-19: employment support Lord Callanan repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 12:36)
Item number 8
Hong Kong: COVID-19 (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Lord Pendry moved that this House takes note of the problems facing the citizens of Hong Kong as a result of COVID-19; and the case for Her Majesty’s Government providing support to those affected in the light of the 1984 Sino-British Declaration. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:49)
Item number 9
European Union Aviation Safety Agency A question was asked by Lord Whitty and, after debate, answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:25)
Item number 10
United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Lord Whitty, on behalf of Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, moved that this House takes note of the United Kingdom's progress towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 and, in particular, target 3.6 of halving global road deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents by 2020. After debat… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:15)
Item number 11
Windrush lessons learned review Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:42)
The House adjourned at 5.17pm until Monday 23 March at 2.30pm.
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