House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • Introduction: Baroness Hoey

    Catharine Letitia Hoey, having been created Baroness Hoey, of Lylehill and Rathlin in the County of Antrim, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Elton and Baroness Mallalieu, and...

  • Introduction: Lord Moore of Etchingham

    Charles Hilary Moore, having been created Baron Moore of Etchingham, of Etchingham in the County of East Sussex, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Waldegrave of North Hill and...

  • 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, others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated...

  • Housing: Rent, Evictions and Covid-19 - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the announcement by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on 18 March about the complete ban on evictions and additional...

  • Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 - Question

    27 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the passage of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, what progress they have made in introducing the changes required (1) to divorce...

  • Housing Delivery Test - Question

    26 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of the Housing Delivery Test.

  • Covid-19: Great Barrington Declaration - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Great Barrington Declaration on the (1) physical, and (2) mental, health impacts of COVID-19 policies.

  • Business of the House - Motion to Agree

    5 speeches

    Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde That Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Wednesday 14 October to enable motions to approve the Health Protection...

  • Trade Bill - Committee (5th Day)

    1 speech

    Relevant document: 15th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Amendment 39

      9 speeches

      Lord Purvis of Tweed: Moved by Lord Purvis of Tweed 39: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Conditions for trade deals: Sustainable Development Goals(1) Regulations...

    • Amendment 42

      11 speeches

      Lord Purvis of Tweed: Moved by Lord Purvis of Tweed 42: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Free trade agreements: impact assessment(1) Before making regulations under...

      Amendment 46

      15 speeches

      Lord Fox: Moved by Lord Fox 46: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Trade agreement with the EU: mobility frameworkFor the purposes of facilitating the continuation of...

      Amendment 54

      17 speeches

      Moved by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering 54: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“International Trade Commission(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations made by...

      Amendment 58

      14 speeches

      Lord Hain: Moved by Lord Hain 58: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Trade agreement with the EU: compliance with the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland Any trade...

      Amendment 64

      11 speeches

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 64: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Trade promotion The Secretary of State must lay a report before Parliament in relation to...

      Amendment 68

      20 speeches

      Lord Alton of Liverpool: Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool 68: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Agreements with states accused of committing genocide Regulations made...

      Amendment 70

      14 speeches

      Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: Moved by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering 70: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Trade negotiations with the EU: adjustment periodIt shall...

      Amendment 71

      8 speeches

      Lord Freyberg: Moved by Lord Freyberg 71: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Trade agreements involving health and care technology(1) Regulations under section 2(1) may...

      Amendment 77

      11 speeches

      Baroness Hayman: Moved by Baroness Hayman 77: Clause 6, page 4, line 22, at end insert—“( ) analysis of how proposed measures align with the United Kingdom’s environmental...

      Amendment 78

      12 speeches

      Baroness Kramer: Moved by Baroness Kramer 78: Clause 6, page 4, line 25, leave out from “TRA” to end of line 28 and insert—“(c) protect the TRA’s operational...

  • Agriculture Bill - Returned from the Commons

    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) House adjourned at 9.53 pm.

What is this?

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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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