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House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

  • Prayers

    The House met in a Hybrid Sitting. A minute’s silence was observed in memory of the victims of the attack in Reading.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. A limited number of Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing. Other Members will participate remotely, but all...

  • Fly-tipping - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps the propose to take to reduce the amount of illegal fly-tipping, particularly in rural areas.

  • Rwanda - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with the government of Rwanda and the Commonwealth Secretariat on (1) progress on implementing the action points since...

  • House of Lords: Size - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what consideration has been given by the Procedure Committee to bringing before the House a resolution to amend Standing Orders to provide that the House should...

  • Schools: Return of Students - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultations they have had with (1) education, and (2) health, professionals about plans to facilitate the safe return of students to schools as soon...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, some Members are here in the Chamber, and others are participating virtually, but all Members will be treated equally. For Members participating remotely, microphones will unmute...

  • Reading Terrorist Attack - Statement

    30 speeches

    The following Statement was made on Monday 22 June in the House of Commons. “With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a Statement on the senseless terror attack that took place in Reading...

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill - Report (and remaining stages)

    1 speech

    Relevant document: 14th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

    • Amendment 1

      26 speeches

      Lord Hope of Craighead: Moved by Lord Hope of Craighead 1: Clause 1, page 3, line 26, at end insert—“(ca) a list by the directors of all known creditors of the...

    • Amendment 2

      3 speeches

      Lord Leigh of Hurley: Tabled by Lord Leigh of Hurley 2: Clause 1, page 3, line 31, after “company” insert “or the company’s business or part of that business”

      Amendment 3

      15 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 3: Clause 1, page 3, line 44, leave out “changing the definition of “the relevant documents”” and insert “adding to the list of...

      Amendment 4

      13 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 4: Clause 1, page 4, line 23, at end insert—“(c) in a case where the company is or has been an employer in respect of an occupational pension...

      Amendment 5

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 5: Clause 1, page 5, line 43, leave out from beginning to end of line 2 on page 6Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes a Henry VIII...

      Amendment 8

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 8: Clause 1, page 6, leave out lines 29 to 32Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes a Henry VIII power to change a list of documents....

      Amendments 11 and 12

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 11: Clause 1, page 8, leave out lines 8 to 11Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes a Henry VIII power to change a list of documents....

      Amendment 14

      2 speeches

      Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted: Moved by Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted 14: Clause 1, page 13, line 48, at end insert—“(f) banks and other financial creditors may not seek to...

      Amendment 15

      2 speeches

      Lord Fox: Moved by Lord Fox 15: Clause 1, page 19, line 7, at end insert—“( ) However, the court may not give permission for the disposal of any property or asset under subsection...

      Amendments 18 to 23

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 18: Clause 1, page 22, line 35, at end insert—“(c) in a case where the company is or has been an employer in respect of an occupational pension...

      Amendments 24 to 36

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 24: Clause 4, page 35, line 33, leave out “changing the definition of “the relevant documents”” and insert “adding to the list...

      Amendment 37

      12 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 37: After Clause 7, insert the following new Clause—“Administration in Great Britain: revival of power about sales to connected persons(1)...

      Amendment 38

      2 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 38: After Clause 7, insert the following new Clause—“Administration in Northern Ireland: power about sales to connected persons(1) The...

      Amendment 39

      11 speeches

      Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: Moved by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist 39: Clause 10, page 64, line 17, leave out from “30” to end of line 18 and insert...

      Amendment 41

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 41: Clause 11, page 65, line 40, leave out from “30” to end of line 41 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 43

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 43: Clause 13, page 70, line 10, leave out from “30” to end of line 11 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 43

      44: Clause 17, page 77, line 1, leave out from “30” to end of line 2 and insert “September 2020.” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment alters the definition...

      Amendment 45

      2 speeches

      Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts: Moved by Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts 45: After Clause 17, insert the following new Clause—“Review of pre-pack transactionsIn Schedule B1 to the...

      Amendment 47

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 47: Clause 20, page 79, line 6, at end insert—“( ) the need for the provision made by the regulations is urgent,”Member’s...

      Amendment 49

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 49: Clause 22, page 80, line 14, leave out from “which is” to end of line 15 and insert—“(i) after the period of one year beginning...

      Amendments 51 to 53

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 51: Clause 24, page 80, line 29, after “applies,” insert “or(b) regulations made under section 23 which make provision by amending an Act...

      Amendment 54

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 54: Clause 28, page 83, line 5, at end insert—“( ) the need for the provision made by the regulations is urgent,”Member’s...

      Amendment 55

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 55: Clause 30, page 84, line 11, leave out from “which is” to end of line 12 and insert—“(i) after the period of one year beginning...

      Amendments 56 to 58

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 56: Clause 32, page 84, line 28, after “applies,” insert “and regulations made under section 31 by the Department which make provision by...

      Amendments 59 to 61

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 59: Clause 33, page 85, line 22, after “applies,” insert “or(b) regulations made under section 31 by the Secretary of State which make...

      Amendments 62 and 63

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 62: Clause 39, page 88, line 43, at end insert “if the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendments 64 and 65

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 64: Clause 40, page 89, line 34, at end insert “if the Department considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendments 66 to 68

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 66: Clause 41, page 90, line 39, leave out “negative resolution” and insert “made affirmative”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 69 and 70

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 69: Clause 42, page 91, line 35, leave out “negative resolution” and insert “made affirmative”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 71 to 73

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 71: Clause 43, page 92, line 12, after “procedure” insert “(see section 29 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act...

      Amendment 74

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 74: After Clause 43, insert the following new Clause—“Modified procedure for regulations of Northern Ireland departments(1) During the period of...

      Amendment 75

      2 speeches

      Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara 75: Schedule 1, page 102, line 9, at end insert—“17A A company is excluded from being eligible unless, before the...

      Amendment 76

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 76: Schedule 1, page 103, line 2, after “Schedule” insert “, apart from paragraph 2,”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 77 to 84

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 77: Schedule 3, page 107, line 24, leave out from “debts” to end of line 27 and insert “(within the meaning given by section 174A);(b)...

      Amendment 85

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 85: Schedule 4, page 124, line 26, leave out from “30” to end of line 27 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 86

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 86: Schedule 5, page 154, line 7, after “Schedule” insert “, apart from paragraph 2,”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 87 to 95

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 87: Schedule 7, page 158, line 17, after ““Part 1A,”” insert “Article 148A(3A),”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendment 96

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 96: Schedule 8, page 168, line 11, leave out from “30” to end of line 12 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 97 to 101

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 97: Schedule 9, page 186, line 24, leave out from second “a” to end of line 28 and insert “priority pre-moratorium...

      Amendment 102

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 102: Schedule 10, page 205, line 30, leave out from “30” to end of line 31 and insert “September 2020.” Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 104

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 104: Schedule 10, page 212, line 6, leave out from “30” to end of line 7 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 105

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 105: Schedule 11, page 213, line 16, leave out from “30” to end of line 17 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 107

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 107: Schedule 11, page 218, line 41, leave out from “30” to end of line 42 and insert “September 2020.”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 108 and 109

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 108: Schedule 14, page 236, line 5, leave out “or the Treasury under” and insert “under paragraph 2(2)(a) of”Member’s...

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill - Third Reading

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