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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 4 June 2019

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and


 

Renewal) Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in

 

accordance with the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee.

 


 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee

 

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill

 

agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Thursday 23 May (Standing Order

 

83C):

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 4.30 pm on Tuesday 4

 

June) meet—

 

(a)  

at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 4 June;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 6 June;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 11 June;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 and 2;

 

Schedule 1; Clause 3; Schedule 2; Clauses 4 to 8; Schedule 3; Clause 9;

 

Schedule 4; Clauses 10 to 15; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill;

 

(3)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 11 June.

 

Kevin Foster has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the

 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C].

 



 
 

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Kevin Foster

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 


 

Christian Matheson

 

2

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(f)    

to require the Delivery Authority to ensure that contracts for construction

 

work in connection with the Parliamentary building works must not be

 

awarded to construction companies who have been found to have

 

blacklisted construction workers from employment and who have

 

subsequently failed to enter into a Trade Union Recognition Agreement

 

with a registered UK trade union.”

 

Meg Hillier

 

14

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“(h)    

to require the Delivery Authority to ensure that opportunities to bid for

 

contracts for the Parliamentary building works are promoted across the

 

United Kingdom and that a yearly audit is carried out of the location and

 

size of the companies awarded contracts, with the aim of ensuring that the

 

economic benefit of the Parliamentary building works is spread across

 

the United Kingdom and across companies of different sizes.”

 

Christian Matheson

 

3

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  44,  leave out “desirability” and insert “need”

 


 

Meg Hillier

 

8

 

Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  11,  leave out “appointed from amongst both” and insert

 

“elected from”

 

Meg Hillier

 

9

 

Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  12,  after “and” insert “appointed from”

 

Christian Matheson

 

4

 

Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

    “(4)  

The number of members of the House Commons and the members of the

 

House of Lords must be equal.

 

      (5)  

At least one member referred to in sub-paragraph 1(c) must be a HM Treasury

 

Minister.”


 
 

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Sir Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mark Tami

 

5

 

Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

  “(2A)  

A person who has already gone through a fair and open competition to be

 

appointed chair of the shadow Sponsor Body will be deemed already to have

 

met the requirement in paragraph 2(2) above.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would allow the chair of the shadow Sponsor Body to be appointed chair of the

 

Sponsor Body without the need for a new recruitment exercise.

 

Sir Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mark Tami

 

6

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

  “(3A)  

A person who has already gone through a fair and open competition to be

 

appointed as an external member of the shadow Sponsor Body will be deemed

 

already to have met the requirement in paragraph 3(2) above.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would allow the external members of the shadow Sponsor Body to be appointed

 

external members of the Sponsor Body without the need for a new recruitment exercise.

 

Meg Hillier

 

10

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  19,  after “appointment” insert “or election”

 

Meg Hillier

 

11

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  20,  after “appointed” add “or elected”

 

Christian Matheson

 

7

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  23,  after “Minister of the Crown” insert “other than a HM

 

Treasury Minister”

 

Meg Hillier

 

12

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  27,  after “appointment” insert “or election”

 

Meg Hillier

 

13

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“4A(1)  

The Parliamentary members from the House of Commons must be drawn from

 

a range of parties in the House of Commons and must include a representative

 

from a party that is not one of the three largest parties in the House of

 

Commons.

 

      (2)  

The Parliamentary members from the House of Commons are to be elected by

 

Members of Parliament from their own party, or, in the case of the

 

Parliamentary member who is not from one of the three largest parties, by

 

Members of Parliament who are not from one of the three largest parties.”

 



 
 

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Meg Hillier

 

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Schedule  2,  page  22,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

  “(10)  

The Comptroller and Auditor General must have access rights to allow him to

 

examine the preparedness of the Sponsor Body and the Delivery Authority to

 

undertake the Parliamentary building works.

 

    (11)  

In exercising the power in sub-paragraph (10), the Comptroller and Auditor

 

General must have particular regard to procurement practices and the need to

 

ensure that small businesses have sufficient opportunity to participate in the

 

Parliamentary building works.”

 


 

Neil Gray

 

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Clause  7,  page  5,  line  18,  after “works” insert “and

 

(c)    

a proposal for a nations and regions capital fund, based on a percentage

 

of the overall cost of the Parliamentary building works, intended to boost

 

economic growth and job creation locally.”

 


 

Christian Matheson

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Report on construction contracts

 

(1)    

The Delivery Authority must publish a report once every six months setting out

 

the construction contracts awarded or let as part of the Parliamentary building

 

works.

 

(2)    

The report under subsection (1) must include—

 

(a)    

the number and type of contracts awarded;

 

(b)    

the location of the firm awarded the contract; and

 

(c)    

anything else the sponsor body deems necessary.

 

(3)    

The Delivery Authority must lay each report under subsection 1 before both

 

Houses of Parliament”.

 


 

Christian Matheson

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Report on disabled access to the restored Parliamentary estate

 

(1)    

The Delivery Authority must publish a report setting out what steps it will take to

 

ensure that the Parliamentary estate, including the restored Palace of

 

Westminster, will be fully accessible to—

 

(a)    

Members of Parliament with disabilities;


 
 

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(b)    

Members of the House of Lords with disabilities;

 

(c)    

visitors with disabilities;

 

(d)    

staff with disabilities; and

 

(e)    

any other person with a disability.

 

(2)    

The report under subsection (1) must include—

 

(a)    

reference to accessibility solutions for those with physical disabilities;

 

and

 

(b)    

reference to plans to provide facilities and access for those with non-

 

physical disabilities.

 

(3)    

The report under subsection (1) must be laid before both Houses of Parliament.”

 

 

Order of the House [21 May 2019]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration

 

and Renewal) Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 11 June 2019.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which

 

proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 03 June 2019