House of Commons

Session 2010-11

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday
28th June 2010

No. 22

The House met at 2.30 pm.

PRAYERS.

1 Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

2 Statements: (1) G8 and G20 Summits (Prime Minister)

(2) Limits on non-EU economic migration (Secretary Theresa May)

3 Ways and Means: Capital gains tax (rates): Adjourned Debate (24 June)

Question again proposed, That provision may be made in relation to the rates at which capital gains tax is charged.

Question put and agreed to.

The Speaker then put forthwith the Questions necessary to dispose of the further Motions which were made by Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer (Standing Order No. 51(3)).

2. Value added tax (rate and supplementary charge)

Question put, That provision may be made for and in connection with increasing the standard rate of value added tax.

The House divided.

Division No. 10.

Ayes: 346 (Tellers: Mr Philip Dunne, Mark Hunter).

Noes: 270 (Tellers: Lyn Brown, Mary Creagh).

Question accordingly agreed to.

3. Insurance premium tax (rates)

Resolved, That provision may be made for and in connection with increasing the rates of insurance premium tax.

4. Pensions

Question put, That provision may be made about registered pension schemes.

The House divided.

Division No. 11.

Ayes: 366 (Tellers: Bill Wiggin, Mark Hunter).

Noes: 247 (Tellers: Lyn Brown, Mary Creagh).

Question accordingly agreed to.

5. Income tax: expenses and allowances of MPs etc

Resolved, That provision may be made about expenses and allowances paid to members of the House of Commons and other representatives.

6. Amounts not fully recognised for accounting purposes

Resolved, That provision may be made amending sections 311, 312 and 599A of the Corporation Tax Act 2009.

7. Insurance companies

Resolved, That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made about insurance companies.

Procedure (Future Taxation)

Resolved, That, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the practice of the House relating to the matters that may be included in Finance Bills, any Finance Bill of the present Session may contain provision taking effect in a future year reducing the rate of corporation tax for the financial year 2011 on profits other than ring fence profits.

4 Finance Bill

Ordered, That a Bill be brought in upon the foregoing resolutions;

That the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Vince Cable, Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary Chris Huhne, Danny Alexander, Mr Mark Hoban, Mr David Gauke and Justine Greening present the Bill.

Mr David Gauke accordingly presented a Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the National Debt and the Public Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 3).

5 Adjournment

Subject: Government policy on wheelchair services (Mr David Anderson).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Philip Dunne.)

Adjourned at 11.05 pm until tomorrow.

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Other proceedings

Lords Messages

6 Private Bills

The Lords have passed the Allhallows Staining Church Bill [Lords] and the Kent County Council (Filming on Highways) Bill [Lords] to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

Private Business

7 Private Bills [Lords]: Certificate by Private Bill Office (Standing Order 188B relating to Private Business)

Certificate by the Clerk in the Private Bill Office laid upon the Table by the Speaker, That, in respect of the following Bills brought from the House of Lords, the Agents have deposited in the Private Bill Office declarations signed by them, stating that the Bills are the same, in every respect, as the Bills which were brought from the House of Lords in the last Session:

Allhallows Staining Church Bill [Lords]

Kent County Council (Filming on Highways) Bill [Lords]

8 Allhallows Staining Church Bill [Lords]

A Bill to remove certain restrictions relating to the use of land comprising the former church of Allhallows Staining, its churchyard, and other adjoining land in the City of London; to make provision for the removal of any human remains from the land and to enable its use for other purposes; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first and second time and committed (Order, 16 June).

9 Kent County Council (Filming on Highways) Bill [Lords]

A Bill to confer powers on Kent County Council in relation to filming on highways; and for related purposes.

Bill read the first and second time and committed (Order, 16 June).

10 Leeds City Council Bill

A Bill to confer powers on Leeds City Council for the better control of street trading in the city of Leeds.

Bill read the first, second and third time and passed (Order, 17 June).

11 Reading Borough Council Bill

A Bill to confer powers on Reading Borough Council for the better control of street trading and touting in the borough of Reading.

Bill read the first, second and third time and passed (Order, 17 June).

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Committee of Selection nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

12 Identity Documents Bill Committee

Members: Claire Perry discharged and Guy Opperman nominated in substitution.

John Bercow

Speaker

The Speaker will take the Chair at 2.30 pm.

APPENDIX

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 25 June 2010 under Standing Order No. 159:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

1 Customs

Export Control (Burma) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1675), dated 24 June 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 28 June 2010:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2 Animals

Zoonoses and Animal By-Products (Fees) (England) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1668), dated 22 June 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Caroline Spelman).

3 Immigration

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command); to be printed (HC 59) (Secretary Theresa May).

4 Medicines

Medicines for Human Use (Prescribing by EEA Practitioners) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1673), dated 23 June 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Secretary Lansley).

5 Rating and Valuation

(1) Non-Domestic Rating (Collection and Enforcement) (Local Lists) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1656), dated 24 June 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles); and

(2) Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Rate Relief) (England) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1655), dated 24 June 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Other Papers:

6 Government Resources and Accounts

Report and Accounts of the British Hallmarking Council for 2009, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act); to be printed (HC 122) (Secretary Vince Cable).

7 Government Trading Funds

Report and Accounts of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office for 2009–10, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act); to be printed (HC 45) (Clerk of the House).

8 Local Government

Local Government Financial Statistics: England (No. 20) for 2010 (by Act) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

9 National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on HM Revenue and Customs: The efficiency of National Insurance administration (by Act); to be printed (HC 184) (Clerk of the House).

10 National Health Service

(1) Report and Accounts of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 2009–10 (by Act) (Mr Secretary Lansley);

(2) Report and Accounts of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust for 2009–10 (by Act) (Mr Secretary Lansley);

(3) Report and Accounts of North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for 2009–10 (by Act) (Mr Secretary Lansley); and

(4) Report and Accounts of South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust for 2009–10 (by Act) (Mr Secretary Lansley).

11 Parliamentary Commissioner

First Report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, Session 2010–11, on a report by the Parliamentary Ombudsman of an investigation of a complaint about the Pensions Regulator (by Act); to be printed (HC 169) (Clerk of the House).

PANEL OF CHAIRS

The Speaker has nominated Annette Brooke and Philip Davies to be members of the Panel of Chairs during the present Parliament (Standing Order No. 4(1)).