Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent steps he has taken with the Home Secretary to ensure UK Government compliance with international human rights law in the handling of deportation cases.
Whether the Government have made representations to the Government of Pakistan on the killing of Mr Mahboob Ahmad Khan in Peshawar on 8 November 2020; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on future co-operation between the UK and the US.
What steps the Government plan to take in response to the disqualification of four pro-independence opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong.
What recent progress the Government have made through international co-operation on tackling climate change.
What diplomatic steps he is taking to strengthen UK relations with ASEAN countries.
What representations he has made to the Government of Hungary on proposals to ban adoption for same-sex couples in that country.
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Ethiopia.
What recent assessment the Government have made of the (a) political and (b) humanitarian situation in Yemen.
What discussions he had with the Government of Saudi Arabia at the G20 on human rights defenders in that country.
What steps the Government are taking to help ensure equitable access to covid-19 vaccines for people living in the global south.
What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of Canada and the Netherlands formally joining the Gambia in the International Court of Justice case on the genocide of Rohingya...
What the Government’s priorities are for the nuclear non-proliferation treaty review conference in 2021.
What progress his Department has made on ensuring UK preparedness for the end of the transition period.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the Government’s commitment to ensure that girls throughout the world receive 12 years of quality education.
What recent assessment the Government have made of the political situation between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government if he will make a statement on whether leaseholders are expected to pay for the removal of dangerous cladding from...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I have just witnessed an elderly lady who was peacefully protesting with a handful of other people be arrested and carried spread-eagle to a police van...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Matt Warman, supported by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Dominic Raab, Secretary Priti Patel, Michael Gove and Secretary Alok...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [Lords] for...
(1) Proceedings on the Lords Message shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.
(2) Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put. (3) The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously...
Consideration of Lords message
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendments 1A and 1B.
I beg to move, That the draft Prohibition on Quantitative Restrictions (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 9 November, be approved. As I am sure hon. Members...
[Relevant document: Sixth Report from the Procedure Committee, Procedure under coronavirus restrictions: virtual participation in debate, HC 905]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Customs Safety, Security and Economic Operators Registration and Identification (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 21 October, be...
That the draft Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 22 October, be approved.—(James Morris.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Morris.)
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