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Minutes for 8 October 2020
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Baroness Fox of Buckley Claire Regina Fox, having been created Baroness Fox of Buckley, of Buckley in the County of Flintshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 14 September 2020, was introduced between Baroness Wolf of Dulwich and Lord Glasman, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:07)
Item number 2
Baroness Fleet Veronica Judith Colleton Wadley, CBE, having been created Baroness Fleet, of Hampstead in the London Borough of Camden, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 15 September, was introduced between Lord Black of Brentwood and Baroness Morgan of Cotes, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:12)
Item number 3
Oath Stephen David the Lord Bishop of Ely took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:16)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 5
COVID-19: low-income families A question was asked by Baroness Sherlock and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:17)
Item number 6
Iran: United Nations arms embargo A question was asked by Lord Polak and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:28)
Item number 7
National Health Service: general practitioner vacancies A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:40)
Item number 8
Housing: rent and COVID-19 A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:52)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:04)
Item number 9
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The report was received. Amendments 2 and 3 were agreed to (see divisions 1 and 2). Amendments 6, 7 and 8 were agreed to. Amendment 11 was agreed to (see division 3). Amendment 13 was agreed to (see division 4). The report stage was adjourned. (at 13:32)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:12)
Item number 10
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 15. Amendment 16 was agreed to (see division 5). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 140) (at 18:32)
The House adjourned at 8.19pm until Friday 9 October at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Trade Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 26. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after the debate on amendment 39 was adjourned. (at 14:35)
The Committee adjourned at 7.28pm.
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