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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 4 June 2019

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and


 

Renewal) Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Kevin Foster

 

Agreed to

 

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;


 
 

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(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

 

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

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Clause 1 Agreed to.

 

Christian Matheson

 

Negatived on division  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

 

Negatived on division  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

 

Not called  3

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Meg Hillier

 

Withdrawn after debate  8

 

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

 

“elected from”

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  9

 

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


 
 

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Christian Matheson

 

Not called  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.”

 

Sir Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mark Tami

 

Withdrawn after debate  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

 

Not called  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

 

Not called  10

 

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

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  11

 

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

 

Christian Matheson

 

Not called  7

 

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

 

Treasury Minister”

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  12

 

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

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  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


 
 

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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.”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Meg Hillier

 

Withdrawn after debate  15

 

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.”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clauses 4 to 6 Agreed to.

 


 

Neil Gray

 

Not selected  1

 

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.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 8 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 3 Agreed to.

 

Clause 9 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 4 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 10 to 15 Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Christian Matheson

 

Not called  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

 

Withdrawn after debate  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;

 

(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.”

 

Bill to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 04 June 2019