House of Lords debates

Monday, 20 July 2020

  • Prayers

    The House met in a Hybrid Sitting.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the hybrid sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, and others are participating remotely, but all Members will be...

  • Pharmacies - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that independent pharmacies are able to continue to support the communities in which they are based.

  • Biodiversity: Aichi Targets - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards meeting the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

  • Smoking - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to achieve their objective of making England smoke-free by 2030.

  • Employment: Young People - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the young people due to leave school in the current academic year are prepared for work in a post-COVID-19...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. Some Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, while others are participating remotely, but all Members will be...

  • British Overseas Troops: Civil Liability Claims - Commons Urgent Question

    18 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given on Thursday 16 July in the House of Commons. “We have introduced the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill to lance...

  • Business and Planning Bill - Report

    2 speeches

    Relevant documents: 17th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 9th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Amendment 1

      30 speeches

      Lord Holmes of Richmond: Moved by Lord Holmes of Richmond 1: Clause 1, page 1, line 9, after “furniture” insert “safely (including a barrier being sufficiently visible to...

    • Amendment 6

      2 speeches

      Lord Greenhalgh: Moved by Lord Greenhalgh 6: Clause 3, page 4, line 8, at end insert—“(6A) Where a local authority is considering for any purpose of this group of sections whether...

      Amendment 11

      28 speeches

      Baroness Wilcox of Newport: Moved by Baroness Wilcox of Newport 11: Clause 5, page 4, line 37, at end insert—“(2A) Conditions under subsection (2) may include that smoking is...

      Amendments 13 and 14

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 13: Clause 5, page 5, line 3, after “no-obstruction condition” insert “or a smoke-free seating condition”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 15

      3 speeches

      Baroness Northover: Moved by Baroness Northover 15: Clause 5, page 5, line 6, at end insert—“( ) Pavement licences may only be granted by a local authority subject to the condition...

      Amendment 16

      2 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 16: Clause 5, page 5, line 7, leave out subsections (6) to (8) and insert—“(6) The Secretary of State may by regulations—(a) specify conditions...

      Amendment 19

      13 speeches

      Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara 19: Clause 5, page 5, line 7, at end insert—“(6A) Any conditions published under subsection (6) are subject to...

      Amendment 21

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 21: Clause 8, page 7, line 3, at end insert—“(2) Schedule 1 to the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I....

      Amendment 25

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 25: Clause 9, page 7, line 36, at end insert—““smoking” has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Health Act 2006;”Member’s...

      Amendment 28

      2 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 28: Clause 10, page 8, line 16, at end insert—“(3) In subsection (2) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendment 29

      13 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 29: Clause 11, page 8, line 33, after “a” insert “pre-cut off”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 31 to 34

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 31: Clause 11, page 9, line 8, after “a” insert “pre-cut off”Member’s explanatory statementSee...

      Amendment 36

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 36: Clause 11, page 9, line 26, after “off-sales” insert “at a pre-cut off time”Member’s...

      Amendment 38

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 38: Clause 11, page 9, line 31, after “off-sales” insert “at a pre-cut off time”Member’s...

      Amendment 40

      3 speeches

      Lord Paddick: Moved by Lord Paddick 40: Clause 11, page 9, line 34, at end insert—“(5A) Where subsections (4) and (5) apply, off-sales must be made in—(a) an aluminium or...

      Amendment 42

      17 speeches

      Lord Holmes of Richmond: Moved by Lord Holmes of Richmond 42: Clause 11, page 10, line 3, at end insert—“( ) The Secretary of State may grant authorisation of off-sales for a period...

      Amendments 44 and 45

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 44: Clause 11, page 10, line 20, at end insert—“(11) In this section “pre-cut off time”—(a) in relation to licensed premises and a...

      Amendment 47

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 47: Clause 11, page 20, line 29, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 49

      2 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 49: Clause 11, page 20, line 33, at end insert—“(14A) In subsection (14) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendment 53

      12 speeches

      Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted: Moved by Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted 53: Clause 12, page 21, line 8, at end insert “insofar as such an order would relate to affordability.”

      Amendment 55

      9 speeches

      Baroness Doocey: Moved by Baroness Doocey 55: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Amendment of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (1)...

      Amendment 56

      12 speeches

      Baroness Pinnock: Moved by Baroness Pinnock 56: Clause 16, page 24, line 23, at end insert—“( ) The application must also include—(a) an assessment of the impact of the...

      Amendment 58

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 58: Clause 16, page 26, line 46, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 60

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 60: Clause 16, page 27, line 5, at end insert—“(8) In subsection (7) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendments 61 and 62

      1 speech

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 61: Clause 17, page 27, line 23, leave out “April” and insert “May”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment will extend the...

      Amendment 64

      1 speech

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 64: Clause 17, page 30, line 41, leave out “April” and insert “May”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides for...

      Amendment 65

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 65: Clause 17, page 30, line 42, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 67

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 67: Clause 17, page 31, line 1, at end insert—“(7A) In subsection (7) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendments 68 to 70

      1 speech

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 68: Clause 18, page 31, line 41, leave out “April” and insert “May”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides that a...

      Amendment 72

      1 speech

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 72: Clause 18, page 35, line 32, leave out “April” and insert “May”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides for...

      Amendment 73

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 73: Clause 18, page 35, line 33, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 75

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 75: Clause 18, page 35, line 41, at end insert—“(7A) In subsection (7) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendments 76 and 77

      1 speech

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 76: Clause 19, page 36, line 32, leave out “April” and insert “May”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides for...

      Amendment 78

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 78: Clause 19, page 36, line 43, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 80

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 80: Clause 19, page 37, line 4, at end insert—“(4) In subsection (3) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendment 81

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 81: Clause 21, page 38, line 5, at beginning insert “If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so to mitigate an effect of...

      Amendment 83

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 83: Clause 21, page 38, line 6, at end insert—“(4) In subsection (3) “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...

      Amendment 84

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 84: After Clause 21, insert the following new Clause—“Local authority meetingsPower to make provision relating to local authority meetingsIn section...

      Amendment 87

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 87: Clause 22, page 38, line 15, at end insert—“(2A) A statutory instrument containing regulations under section 5(6) is subject to annulment in...

      Amendment 88

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 88: Clause 23, page 39, line 8, leave out subsection (3) and insert—“(3) In Part 3—(a) sections 16 to 21 extend to England and Wales only, and(b)...

      Amendment 89

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 89: Clause 24, page 39, line 20, leave out “and 21” and insert “to (Power to make provision relating to local authority...

  • Business and Planning Bill - Third Reading

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Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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