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Minutes for 15 September 2020
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Carlisle. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Baroness Clark of Kilwinning Kathryn Sloan Clark, having been created Baroness Clark of Kilwinning, of Kilwinning in the County of Ayrshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 3 September 2020, was introduced between Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and Baroness Chakrabarti, made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Cond… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:08)
Item number 2
Lord Walney John Zak Woodcock, having been created Baron Walney, of the Isle of Walney in the County of Cumbria, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 4 September, was introduced between Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield and Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:13)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Town and Country Planning (Border Facilities and Infrastructure) (EU Exit) (England) Special Development Order 2020 Correspondence: Provision of information by departments Information paragraphs on the following instrum… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
Renewable energy A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:19)
Item number 5
COVID-19: NHS Long Term Plan A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
Examinations: A level and GCSE A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:40)
Item number 7
COVID-19 Secure Marshals A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:51)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:03)
Item number 8
Rule of law: Law Officers A private notice question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 13:14)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:29)
Item number 9
Agriculture Bill The report was received. Amendment 12 was disagreed to (see division 1). The report stage was adjourned. (at 13:37)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:25)
Item number 10
Agriculture Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 29. Amendments 31 (see division 2) and 35 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after the debate on amendment 43 was adjourned. (at 19:56)
Item number 11
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
The House adjourned at 10.58pm until Wednesday 16 September at 12.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 15. Amendments were considered. It was ordered that the bill be reported without amendment. (at 14:30)
The Committee adjourned at 5.16pm.
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