Fisheries Bill [Lords]

– in a Public Bill Committee on 10th September 2020.

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[Sir Charles Walker in the Chair]

Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Chair, Administration Committee, Chair, Administration Committee 2:00 pm, 10th September 2020

Order. There is far too much jollity in the Room. We will put an end to that.

I have a few announcements. Colleagues may remove their jackets, if they so wish. I am looking at a colleague who obviously knew I was going to say that—that is an admonishment by the way, but a very gentle one. Before we begin, I will make a few preliminary points. Most of you want to get back to your constituencies this evening. I do not know how we will proceed, but I am sure there will be a clip to it. Members will understand the need to respect social distancing guidance; I shall intervene, if necessary, to remind everyone. I remind hon. Members to switch electronic devices to silent. Tea and coffee are not allowed during sittings, and Hansard colleagues would be grateful if hon. Members could email their speaking notes to