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Minutes for 13 October 2020


Item number 5
Housing: rent, evictions and COVID-19 A question was asked by Baroness Grender and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:17)
Item number 6
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:28)
Item number 7
Housing Delivery Test A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:39)
Item number 8
COVID-19: Great Barrington Declaration A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:50)
Item number 9
Agriculture Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 12 October with reasons and amendments. The Commons reasons and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 141) (at 21:53)
Item number 10
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Wednesday 14 October to enable motions to approve the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (Very High) (England) Regulations 2020, the Health Protection (Coronavirus,… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:05)
11 Trade Bill The bill was further considered in Committeee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 39. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after amendment 79. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned at 9.53pm until Wednesday 14 October at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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