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Minutes for 11 November 2020


Item number 3
Rural bus services A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:08)
Item number 4
COVID-19: foreign aid A question was asked by Lord Bruce of Bennachie and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 12:19)
Item number 5
Domestic abuse A question was asked by Baroness Bertin and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:30)
Item number 6
Fireworks: damage A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:52)
Item number 7
COVID-19: vaccines A private notice question was asked by Baroness Jolly and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:01)
Item number 8
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasonsThe Commons reasons were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 151) (at 19:13)
Item number 9

House of Lords Commission The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the House of Lords Commission Rules relating to Parliamentary passes for Members’ Staff: follow-up report be agreed to (1st Report, HL Paper 160). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:17)

Item number 10

Fixed-Term Parliaments Act A message was brought from the Commons that they have come to the following resolution to which they desire the agreement of the Lords: That it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to: (1) carry out a review of the operation of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, pursuant to section 7 of that Act, and if appropria… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:13)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:32)
Item number 11
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill Lord Stewart of Dirleton, on behalf of Baroness Williams of Trafford, moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 13:37)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:30)
Item number 12
Future of financial services Lord Agnew of Oulton answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the future of financial services, made in the House of Commons on Monday 9 November. (at 18:36)
The House adjourned at 7.13pm until Thursday 12 November at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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