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Future Business for Tuesday 1 April 2014

Notes:

A. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

Government items of business in this section have nominally been set down for today, but are expected to be taken on the dates stated.

B. REMAINING ORDERS AND NOTICES

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has been nominally set down for today but is not expected to be taken today.

 A. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

 WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonScotland (Independence) (Westminster Representation): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that, in the event of a positive vote in the Scottish Independence referendum, Members of Parliament representing Scottish constituencies shall vacate their seats on the day on which Scotland becomes independent; that Scottish constituencies shall be abolished with effect from the same date; and for connected purposes.

OP buttonOpposition Day (unallotted half-day)

ENERGY PRICE FREEZE

Edward Miliband

Caroline Flint

Ed Balls

Mr Chuka Umunna

Tom Greatrex

Ms Rosie Winterton

That this House welcomes the decision to refer the energy market to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for investigation; believes that this confirms that the energy market is broken; notes that this investigation could take up to 18 months and will not report until late 2015; further notes the decision by Scottish and Southern Energy to freeze electricity and gas prices until 2016; further believes that all households and businesses should be protected from any more unfair price rises while the CMA investigation is ongoing; and calls on the Government to freeze electricity and gas prices whilst the energy market is reformed to improve transparency, competition and accountability.

OP buttonMotion to approve a Statutory Instrument relating to Terrorism

OP buttonAdjournment debate

UK policy on promoting LGBT rights in Uganda: Pamela Nash

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amElliott Review and food crime: Laura Sandys

Relevant documents:

Eighth Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2012-13, on Contamination of Beef Products, HC 946, and the Government response, HC 1085

Fifth Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, on Food Contamination, HC 141, and the Government response, HC 707

Oral Evidence reported by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, on 8 January, on the Elliott Review, HC 953

OP button11.00amQuality and affordability of childcare: Chloe Smith

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

OP button2.30pmFuture of English Heritage: Jenny Chapman

OP button4.00pmTreatment of Asian restaurateurs by immigration enforcement officers: Nia Griffith

OP button4.30pmTransparency of UK visa bans: Mr Dominic Raab

Notes:

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for two and a half hours.

The second part of the sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

Subject proposed to be raised on a motion for the Adjournment, moved by a Minister.

 THURSDAY 3 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

OP button10.15am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

OP button10.30amBusiness Question to the Leader of the House

Afterwards

OP buttonSelect Committee Statement on the publication of the Fourth Report from the Work and Pensions Committee, on Support for housing costs in the reformed welfare system, HC 720

OP buttonBackbench Business

SANCTIONING OF BENEFIT RECIPIENTS

Mr Michael Meacher

Robert Halfon

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

Mr David Heath

Caroline Lucas

John Hemming

Ian LaverySir Peter Bottomley

That this House notes that there have been many cases of sanctions being wrongfully applied to benefit recipients; and calls on the Government to review the targeting, severity and impact of such sanctions.

Relevant documents:

Second Report from the Work and Pensions Committee, on the Role of Jobcentre Plus in the reformed welfare system, HC 479, and the Government response, HC 1210.

CIVIL SERVICE REFORM

Mr Bernard Jenkin

Margaret Hodge

Nick Herbert

John Healey

That this House has considered the Eighth Report from the Public Administration Select Committee, on Truth to power: how Civil Service reform can succeed, HC 74, and the Government response, HC 955, and the First Report from the Liaison Committee, on Civil Service: lacking capacity, HC 884.

Notes:

The subjects for debate, and the Select Committee Statement, were determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Blasphemy law in Pakistan: Rehman Chishti

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pmIncapacity benefit migration: Sheila Gilmore

Notes:

The subject for the debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

The sitting will last for three hours. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

Subject proposed to be raised on a Motion for the Adjournment, to be moved by a Minister.

 FRIDAY 4 APRIL

The House is not sitting on Friday 4 April. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonTrain Companies (Minimum Fares) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonIllegal Importation of Dogs (Fixed Penalty) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jim Fitzpatrick

 MONDAY 7 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button2.30pmQuestions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

OP button3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Afterwards

OP buttonGeneral debate on Justice and Home Affairs

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Proposed closure of Worksop Magistrates’ Court: John Mann

 TUESDAY 8 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

OP button12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Afterwards

OP buttonNational Health Service (Right to Treatment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Hugh Bayley

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to ensure that medical treatment prescribed as necessary by a doctor or other medical professional must be provided unless the type of treatment is not approved by the Secretary of State or the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; to establish a national register of cases where such prescribed treatment is refused; to introduce a mechanism for appeal against decisions about provision of medical treatments; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

Hugh Bayley has withdrawn his notice of motion that leave be given to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

OP buttonFinance (No. 2) Bill: Committee (Day 1)

 WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for International Development

OP button11.53amTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Bill Wiggin

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

OP buttonFinance (No. 2) Bill: Committee (Day 2)

 THURSDAY 10 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

OP button10.15am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

OP button10.30amBusiness Question to the Leader of the House

Afterwards

OP buttonBackbench Business: Subjects for debate to be determined by the Backbench Business Committee

 TUESDAY 29 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP buttonSafe and Sanctuary Rooms (Exemption from Under-occupancy Penalty): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Alison Seabeck

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to exempt social housing tenants occupying properties with safe and sanctuary rooms from the Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Size Criteria) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013; and for connected purposes.

 WEDNESDAY 30 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Greg Mulholland

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

 TUESDAY 6 MAY

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Chris Skidmore

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

 WEDNESDAY 7 MAY

OP buttonSmoke Alarms (Private Rented Sector): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr Nick Raynsford

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision for the mandatory installation of smoke alarms in privately rented accommodation; and for connected purposes.

 FRIDAY 9 MAY

The House is not sitting on Friday 9 May. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonInternational Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonArmed Forces (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [24 January]

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

 FRIDAY 16 MAY

The House is not sitting on Friday 16 May. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonYoung Apprenticeships Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Dominic Raab

OP buttonSelective Licensing (Housing Standards) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Graham Jones

OP buttonMental Health Outcomes (Measurement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Robert Buckland

OP buttonAdventure and Gap Year Activity Companies Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Kate Green

OP buttonDecarbonisation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Murray

OP buttonPermitted Development (Basements) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ms Karen Buck

OP buttonLicensed Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Vehicles (Closed Circuit Television) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Richard Fuller

OP buttonElectronic Patient Records (Continuity of Care) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: George Freeman

OP buttonVictims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

OP buttonCommunity Hospitals Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Charlie Elphicke

OP buttonGibraltar (Marine Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: David Morris

OP buttonLocal Government Boundary Commission (Public Representations) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Pugh

OP buttonInvestment Management (Fiduciary Duties) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Phil Wilson

OP buttonDriving Offences (Review of Sentencing Guidelines) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Susan Elan Jones

OP buttonFootball Governance Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Damian Collins

OP buttonFreedom of Information (Private Healthcare Companies) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Grahame M. Morris

OP buttonFace Coverings (Prohibition) Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [28 February]

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP buttonNational Service Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP buttonEuropean Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP buttonRegulation of the Private Rented Sector Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jeremy Corbyn

OP buttonControl of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [17 January]

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonEmployment Opportunities Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonEU Membership (Audit of Costs and Benefits) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonAsylum (Time Limit) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonForeign Nationals (Access to Public Services) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonHouse of Lords (Maximum Membership) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

Notes:

Queen’s Consent was signified on 13 September 2013.

 FRIDAY 6 JUNE

The House is not sitting on Friday 6 June. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonJobs Guarantee Scheme (Research) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonDrink Driving (Repeat Offenders) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

OP buttonDriving Whilst Disqualified (Repeat Offenders) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

OP buttonCausing Death by Driving Whilst Disqualified Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

OP buttonDomestic Violence (Legal Framework) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Elfyn Llwyd

OP buttonHigh Cost Credit Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [12 July]

Member in Charge: Paul Blomfield

OP buttonRailways Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonPublic Services (Ownership and User Involvement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonAnimal Welfare (Electronic Collar) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Matthew Offord

OP buttonCounsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonHate Crime (People with Learning Difficulties and Learning Disabilities) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Mearns

OP buttonGangmasters Licensing Authority (Extension of Powers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy Sawford

OP buttonZero Hours Contracts Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy Sawford

OP buttonSale of Tickets (Sporting and Cultural Events) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Nick Smith

OP buttonCo-operative and Social Enterprise (Development) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jim Dobbin

OP buttonPrivate Rented Sector Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Julian Huppert

OP buttonBrown Hare (Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir John Randall

OP buttonContaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Tom Clarke

OP buttonEnergy in Buildings Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Martin Caton

OP buttonRecall of Members of Parliament Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Zac Goldsmith

 FRIDAY 13 JUNE

The House is not sitting on Friday 13 June. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonUnited Kingdom Register of Places Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andrew Rosindell

OP buttonElectoral Register (Access to Public Services) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Siobhain McDonagh

OP buttonRegulation of Refractive Eye Surgery Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John McDonnell

 FRIDAY 20 JUNE

The House is not sitting on Friday 20 June. The business listed below will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonNational Insurance (Renaming) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ben Gummer

 

 B. REMAINING ORDERS AND NOTICES

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has therefore been set down formally to be taken in the Chamber today but is not expected to be taken today.

1. DANGEROUS DRUGS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 31 October 2013, be approved.

2. CALLING OF AMENDMENTS AT THE END OF DEBATE (AMENDMENTS TO STANDING ORDERS)

Mr Andrew Lansley

Tom Brake

That Standing Order No. 33 (Calling of amendments at the end of debate) shall be repealed and the following Standing Order made–

‘Amendments to address in answer to the Queen’s Speech

(1) In respect of a motion for an address in answer to Her Majesty’s Speech, the Speaker may select up to three amendments of which notice has been given.

(2) No amendment may be selected before the penultimate day of the debate on such a motion.

(3) If, on the last day on which such a motion is debated in the House, an amendment to it proposed by the Leader of the Opposition shall have been disposed of at or after the expiration of the time for opposed business, any second amendment selected by the Speaker may thereupon be moved, and the question thereon shall be put forthwith.’.

Amendment (a)

Mr Charles Walker

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Thomas Docherty

Nic Dakin

Sir Roger Gale

Helen Goodman

Mr James GrayTom GreatrexJohn Hemming

Mr David NuttallMartin VickersMr Graham Brady

Jenny ChapmanMs Angela EagleMr Dave Watts

Mr Peter BoneMr Christopher ChopeMr Philip Hollobone

Mr John Baron

Line 1, leave out from ‘That’ to end and add ‘this House considers that the Speaker should retain the discretion allowed by the current Standing Orders in respect of the selection of amendments to the Address in answer to the Queen’s Speech.’.

Relevant documents:

Exchange of correspondence between the Leader of the House and the Chair of the Procedure Committee, published on the Procedure Committee’s website (http://goo.gl/SKvjfP).

3. HIGH SPEED RAIL (LONDON - WEST MIDLANDS) BILL: SECOND READING

Notes:

The Scottish Parliament has passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office.

4. HIGH SPEED RAIL (LONDON - WEST MIDLANDS) BILL: WAYS AND MEANS

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the making of provision about income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty land tax and stamp duty reserve tax.

5. HIGH SPEED RAIL (LONDON - WEST MIDLANDS) BILL: MONEY

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(a) any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of the Act, and

(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other enactment.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

6. POLICE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Amendment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 24 February, be approved.

7. TAXES

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Uruguay) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

8. TAXES

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Gibraltar) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

9. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Turks and Caicos Islands) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

10. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Anguilla) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

11. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (British Virgin Islands) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

12. DANGEROUS DRUGS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Ketamine etc.) (Amendment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 5 March, be approved.

13. ENERGY

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 10 March, be approved.

14. COUNTY COURT

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft County Court Remedies Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 10 March, be approved.

15. EUROPEAN UNION

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on matters specific to Aircraft Equipment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 11 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

16. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the draft Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 13 March, be approved.

17. CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL: REPORT STAGE

As amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

See amendment papers, pages 1829-30, 1833, 1835-36 and 1837-39 (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

18. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Secretary Alistair Carmichael

That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 17 March, be approved.

19. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

Secretary Vince Cable

That this House authorises the Secretary of State to undertake to pay, and to pay by way of financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982, in respect of certain British Business Bank programmes, sums exceeding £10 million and up to a cumulative total of £100 million in respect of the Business Angel Co-investment Fund; and sums exceeding £10 million and up to a cumulative £380 million in respect of the Start-Up Loans programme.

20. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE, SCOTLAND

Secretary Alistair Carmichael

That the draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 24 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

21. MERCHANT SHIPPING

Secretary Patrick McLoughlin

That the draft Merchant Shipping (Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 24 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

22. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 24 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

23. DEREGULATION BILL: REPORT STAGE

As amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

See amendment paper, page 1841 (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

Queen’s and Prince of Wales’ Consent to be signified on Third Reading.

24. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Disability) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 27 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

25. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 27 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

26. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright (Public Administration) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 27 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

27. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 27 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

28. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Research, Education, Libraries and Archives) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 27 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

29. PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION ON THE CIVIL SERVICE

Mr Bernard Jenkin

Mr Jack Straw

Margaret Hodge

Mrs Caroline Spelman

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

Sir Nick Harvey

Mr Graham AllenMr James ArbuthnotMr Richard Bacon

Kevin BarronDame Anne BeggSir Alan Beith

Mr Clive BettsMr William CashGeoffrey Clifton-Brown

David T.C. DaviesMr Ian DavidsonPaul Flynn

David HeyesKelvin HopkinsMiss Anne McIntosh

Mr Laurence RobertsonLindsay RoyMr Andrew Turner

Mr Charles WalkerJoan WalleyMr John Whittingdale

Keith Vaz

(1) That a select committee of six Members be appointed to join with a committee appointed of the House of Lords, together to be called the Parliamentary Commission on the Civil Service.

(2) That the Commission shall consider and report on:

(a) the future operation of the doctrine of accountability;

(b) the relationship between ministers and officials; and

(c) leadership within the Civil Service and Whitehall;

and make recommendations on these matters, including a timetable for implementation.

(3) That Mr Bernard Jenkin, Mrs Caroline Spelman, Mrs Cheryl Gillan, Margaret Hodge, Mr Jack Straw and Sir Nick Harvey be members of the Commission.

(4) That the Commission may hold meetings at any time after the Lords has agreed to appoint a committee to join with this committee.

(5) That the Commission shall have power:

(a) to send for persons, papers and records;

(b) to appoint specialist advisers;

(c) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

(d) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; and

(e) to report from time to time.

(6) That the Commission shall have power to appoint sub-committees to consider matters specified by the Commission within the terms of this order and a sub-committee shall have:

(a) the powers in paragraph (5)(a), (c) and (d); and

(b) the power to report from time to time its evidence;

and the quorum of a sub-committee shall be two members of this House.

(7) That the quorum of the Commission shall be two members of this House.

(8) That the Commission shall report no later than 26 February 2015.

(9) That a message be sent to the House of Lords to desire their concurrence.

30. LEGAL AID AND ADVICE

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 31 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

31. AGGREGATED LEVY

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Revenue and Customs (Amendment of Appeal Provisions for Out of Time Reviews) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 31 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

32. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Secretary Maria Miller

That the draft Communications Act 2003 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 31 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

33. WALES BILL: SECOND READING

Notes:

See amendment paper, pages 1843-46 (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).