Future Business for Monday 18 November 2013

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.

 TUESDAY 19 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button 11.30amQuestions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button 11.50amTopical Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button 12.10pmQuestions to the Attorney General

Afterwards

OP button Public Interest Disclosure (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr David Davis

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Employment Rights Act 1996 to provide that disclosures of information about malpractice to a Member of Parliament where the disclosure is in the public interest be included as protected disclosures; and for connected purposes.

OP button Opposition Day (12th allotted day): subject to be announced

OP button Adjournment debate

Energy transmission infrastructure developments, Carmarthenshire: Jonathan Edwards

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button 9.30am Oversight of free schools: Ian Mearns

OP button 11.00am UK relations with Gibralter and Spain: Jim Dobbin

Notes:

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

OP button 2.30pm UK relations with China: Mark Pritchard

OP button 4. 0 0pm Proposed Navitus Bay wind farm: Mr Robert Syms

OP button 4.30pm Loss of identity documents by the Home Office: Steven Doughty

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.

 WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button 11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Wales

OP button 12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP button Regulation of Refractive Eye Surgery: Ten Minute Rule Motion

John McDonnell

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to regulate refractive eye surgery, including laser eye surgery.

OP button Defence Reform Bill

DEFENCE REFORM BILL: REPORT STAGE AND THIRD READING

Notes:

See amendment paper pages 1219-20 and 1267 (also available on the documents webpage of the Bill).

OP button Adjournment debate

Future of the Alnwick office of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sir Alan Beith

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button 9.30am Commercial relationship between pharmacies and the NHS: Ben Gummer

OP button 11.00am International infrastructure and governance of the internet: Alun Cairns

Notes:

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

OP button 2.30pm Cost of childcare: Bridget Phillipson

OP button 4. 0 0pm Gay-to-straight conversion therapy: Sandra Osborne

OP button 4.30pm South Worcestershire development plan: Harriett Baldwin

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 21 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button 9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

OP button 10.05amTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

OP button 10.15amQuestions to the Church Commissioners, the Public Accounts Commission and the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

Afterwards

OP button Backbench Business

FINANCES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

John Thurso

That this House notes the medium-term financial plan for the House of Commons as set out in Appendix A to the First Report from the Finance and Services Committee, HC 754; endorses the intention of the Finance and Services Committee to recommend to the House of Commons Commission a House of Commons: Administration Estimate of £200.6 million; further notes that, in line with the target for the Savings Programme, this is consistent with a reduction of 17 per cent in real terms since 2010-11; and further endorses the intention of the Finance and Services Committee to recommend to the Members Estimate Committee a House of Commons: Members Estimate of £33.3 million.

IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW LEGISLATION ON STALKING

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

Sandra Osborne

That this House notes that 25 November 2013 will mark the first anniversary of the new laws on stalking coming into force; is concerned at the lack of progress made on training of criminal justice professionals in the new laws, particularly in the police and the Crown Prosecution Service; and recognises the impact this is having on the confidence and wellbeing of victims of stalking.

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

OP button Adjournment debate

Victims of mental health homicide and the justice system: Emily Thornberry

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button 1 .30pm Scrutiny of Arms Exports and Arms Control (2013): First Joint Report from the Committees on Arms Export Controls, HC 205, and the Government response, Cm 8707

Notes:

The subject for the debate was nominated by the Liaison 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 22 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button European Union (Referendum) Bill: Report Stage

Member in Charge: James Wharton

Not amended in the Public Bill Committee, further to be considered

Notes:

See Amendment paper, pages 1236-48 (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

OP button Sentencing Escalator Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Smoking (Private Members’ Clubs) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Child Maltreatment Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Mark Williams

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

Member in Charge: Paul Blomfield

OP button Medical Innovation (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Michael Ellis

OP button Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP button Margaret Thatcher Day Bill: adjourned debate on Second Reading [5 July]

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

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

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Asylum (Time Limit) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

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

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button House of Lords (Maximum Membership) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Apprenticeships and Skills (Public Procurement Contracts) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [1 November]

Member in Charge: Andrew Gwynne

OP button Coroners and Justice (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Paul Beresford

OP button Permitted Development (Basements) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: M s Karen Buck

OP button Adjournment debate

Local development planning in Nuneaton constituency: Mr Marcus Jones

 MONDAY 25 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button 2.30pmQuestions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

OP button 3.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Afterwards

OP button Adjournment debate

Provision of fire services in Derbyshire: Toby Perkins

 TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button Electronic Patient Records (Continuity of Care): Ten Minute Rule Motion

George Freeman

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow patients access to and ownership of their own electronic patient records; to require medical professionals to maintain and share electronic patient records as part of individual care plans; and for connected purposes.

 WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button Winter Fuel Allowance Payments (Off Gas Grid Claimants): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr Mike Weir

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the early payment of winter fuel allowance to eligible persons whose residences are not connected to the mains gas grid and whose principal source of fuel is home fuel oil, liquid petroleum gas or propane gas; and for connected purposes.

 FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button Same Sex Marriage (Referendum) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button BBC Privatisation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Prime Minister (Replacement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Charitable Status for Religious Institutions Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Education (Information Sharing) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andrew Selous

OP button Department of Energy and Climate Change (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Married Couples (Tax Allowance) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Slavery Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights and Removal of Alleged Terrorists Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Romanian and Bulgarian Accession (Labour Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP button Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr John Leech

OP button Communications (Unsolicited Telephone Calls and Texts) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mike Crockart

OP button Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stephen Pound

 TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER

OP button Decarbonisation: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Ian Murray

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the setting of a decarbonisation target for the UK; and for connected purposes.

 WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button Recall of Elected Representatives: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr Zac Goldsmith

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to permit voters to recall their elected representatives in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.

 THURSDAY 5 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button Autumn Statement: Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button 1 .30pm The role of school governing bodies, Second Report from the Education Select Committee, HC 365, and the Government response, HC 661

   School sport following London 2012: No more political football, Third Report from the Education Select Committee, HC 164, and the Government response, HC 723

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were nominated by the Liaison 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)).

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

 FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER

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

CHAMBER

OP button United Kingdom (Withdrawal from the European Union) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Equality and Diversity (Reform) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Foreign Aid Ring-Fencing (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

 THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button 1 .30pm Global Food Security, First Report from the International Development Committee, HC 176 and the Government response, HC 626

   Violence Against Women and Girls, Second Report from the International Development Committee, HC 107, and the Government response, HC 624

Notes:

The subject for the debate was nominated by the Liaison 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)).

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

 FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER

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

CHAMBER

OP button Sexual Impropriety in Employment Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button BBC Licence Fee (Civil Debt) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Wind Farm Subsidies (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

 FRIDAY 17 JANUARY 2014

CHAMBER

OP button Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Illegal Immigrants (Criminal Sanctions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Collection of Nationality Data Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Control of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Employment Opportunities Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP button Delivery Surcharges (Transparency for Consumers) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [13 September]

Member in Charge: Sir Robert Smith

OP button Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

OP button Football Governance Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Damian Collins

OP button Access to Mental Health Services Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Michael Thornton

OP button Benefit Claimants (Automatic Transfer to Alternative Benefits) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Hemming

 FRIDAY 24 JANUARY 2014

CHAMBER

OP button Armed Forces (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP button Train Companies (Minimum Fares) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP button International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP button Jobs Guarantee Scheme (Research) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

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

Member in Charge: Andy Sawford

OP button Zero Hours Contracts Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy Sawford

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

Member in Charge: Siobhain McDonagh

OP button Parental Bereavement Leave (Statutory Entitlement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Tom Harris

OP button Hate Crime (People with Learning Difficulties and Learning Disabilities)

Member in Charge: Ian Mearns

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

Member in Charge: Grahame M. Morris

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

Member in Charge: Richard Fuller

 FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2014

CHAMBER

OP button Prisoners (Completion of Custodial Sentences) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Fishing Grounds and Territorial Waters (Repatriation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button School Governing Bodies (Adverse Weather Conditions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Capital Punishment Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Government Departments (Amalgamation of Scotland Office, Wales Office and Northern Ireland Office) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Selective Licensing (Housing Standards) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Graham Jones

OP button Face Coverings (Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button National Service Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Letting Agents (Competition, Choice and Standards) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Healey

OP button Regulation of the Private Rented Sector Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jeremy Corbyn

OP button Gibraltar (Marine Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: David Morris

OP button Railways Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP button Young Offenders (Parental Responsibility) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the United Kingdom) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Asylum Seekers (Return to Nearest Safe Country) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Prisons (Drug Testing) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Margot James

OP button Drug Driving (Assessment of Drug Misuse) Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [18 October]

Member in Charge: Graham Evans

OP button Residential Roads (Adoption by Local Highways Authorities) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Young Apprenticeships Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Dominic Raab

OP button Unsolicited Telephone Calls (Caller Line Identification) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Alun Cairns

OP button Planning Regulations (Removal of Provisions in Respect of Gypsies and Travellers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Philip Hollobone

OP button Descendants of Deceased Adopted People (Access to Information) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Nick de Bois

OP button Drink Driving (Repeat Offenders) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

 

 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. WATER BILL: SECOND READING

Relevant documents:

Sixth Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Draft Water Bill, Session 2012-13, HC 674 and Government Response, Cm 8643

2. WATER BILL: PROGRAMME

Owen Paterson

That the following provisions shall apply to the Water 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 17 December 2013.

(3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

(4) Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings 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 Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.

3. TAXES

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Marshall Islands) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

4. CORPORATION TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief (China) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

5. CORPORATION TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Brunei Darussalam) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

6. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Spain) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

7. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (India) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

8. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Representation of the People (Ballot Paper) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

9. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Political Parties, Elections and Referendums (Civil Sanctions) (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

10. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 17 July, be approved.

11. PUBLIC BODIES

Secretary Maria Miller

That the draft Public Bodies (Modifications of Functions of OFCOM) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 18 July, be approved.

12. MESOTHELIOMA BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

13. MESOTHELIOMA BILL [LORDS]: MONEY RESOLUTION

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Mesothelioma Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State.

Notes:

Queen’s recommendation signified.

14. MESOTHELIOMA BILL [LORDS]: WAYS AND MEANS RESOLUTION

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Mesothelioma Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the imposition of a levy on active insurers to meet the costs of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme.

Notes:

The Northern Ireland Assembly has passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office.

15. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

Notes:

The National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly have each passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Bill. Copies of the Resolutions are available in the Vote Office.

16. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Albania) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 12 September, be approved.

17. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Panama) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 12 September, be approved.

18. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Norway) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 12 September, be approved.

19. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief (Netherlands) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 12 September, be approved.

20. TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Judicial Appointments (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 14 October, be approved.

21. DEFAMATION

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 14 October, be approved.

22. BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

Secretary Maria Miller

That the draft Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.

23. NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

That the draft National Health Service (Approval of Licensing Criteria) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 16 October, be approved.

24. IMMIGRATION

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2013, which were laid before this House on 21 October, be approved.

25. EUROPEAN UNION

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 21 October, be approved.

26. AGE-RELATED PAYMENTS

Sajid Javid

That the draft Age-Related Payments Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 21 October, be approved.

27. EUROPEAN UNION (APPROVALS) BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

28. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 23 October, be approved.

29. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Representation of the People (Provision of Information Regarding Proxies) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 23 October, be approved.

30. EXCISE

Nicky Morgan

That the Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) (Amendment) Order 2013 (S.I., 2013, No. 2721), dated 23 October 2013, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 October, be approved.

31. COMPANIES

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Small Companies (Micro-Entities’ Accounts) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 23 October, be approved.

32. DEFENCE

Secretary Philip Hammond

That the draft Armed Forces (Remission of Fines) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 24 October, be approved.

33. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE, NORTHERN IRELAND

Secretary Theresa Villiers

That the draft European Parliamentary Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 24 October, be approved.

34. ROAD TRAFFIC

Secretary Patrick McLoughlin

That the draft Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 24 October, be approved.

35. TAXES

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Isle of Man) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved.

36. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Jersey) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved.

37. CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Guernsey) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved.

38. HOUSING

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the draft Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency Work and Property Management Work (Approval and Designation of Schemes) (England) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved.

39. ENERGY

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2013, which was laid before this House on 28 October, be approved.

40. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE, SCOTLAND

Secretary Alistair Carmichael

That the draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 30 October, be approved.

41. NORTHERN IRELAND

Secretary Theresa Villiers

That the draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 30 October, be approved.

42. CARE BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

43. CARE BILL [LORDS]: MONEY

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Care Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(a) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State; and

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

44. CARE BILL [LORDS]: WAYS AND MEANS

Sajid Javid

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Care Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the charging of fees in relation to the functions of the Health Research Authority.

45. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Secretary Justine Greening

That the draft Caribbean Development Bank (Eighth Replenishment of the Unified Special Development Fund) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 1 November, be approved.

46. INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the draft Infrastructure Planning (Business or Commercial Projects) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 31 October, be approved.

Notes:

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

47. CRIMINAL LAW

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 4 November, be approved.

Notes:

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

48. 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, be approved.

Notes:

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

49. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Deputy Prime Minister

That the draft Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4 and Consequential Provision) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 6 November, be approved.

Notes:

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

50. SELECT COMMITTEE STATEMENTS

Mr Andrew Lansley

Tom Brake

Sir Alan Beith

That the following new Standing Order be made:

‘Select Committee Statements

(1)(a) On any day allotted for proceedings in the House on backbench business (and not being taken in the form of a half-day), or on any Thursday sitting in Westminster Hall other than one to which sub-paragraph (b) applies, the Backbench Business Committee may determine that a statement will be made on the publication of a select committee report or announcement of an inquiry.

 (b) The Liaison Committee may determine that such a statement may be made in Westminster Hall on any day appointed under paragraph (15) of Standing Order No. 10 (Sittings in Westminster Hall).

(2)A statement on the publication of a select committee report or announcement of an inquiry–

(a) shall be made by the chair or another member of the select committee acting on its behalf;

(b) shall take place–

(i) in the House, after questions and any ministerial statements, or

(ii) in Westminster Hall, at the commencement of proceedings.

(3)A statement made under paragraph (1) above may not take place later than 5 sitting days after the day on which the report is published or inquiry announced.

(4)The Member making a statement may answer questions on it asked by Members called by the Chair, but no question shall be taken after the end of any period specified by the Backbench Business Committee or the Liaison Committee in its determination.’.

Relevant documents:

Second Report of the Procedure Committee, Session 2012-13, Review of the Backbench Business Committee, HC 168, is relevant.

An explanatory memorandum is available in the Vote Office.

51. 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 Peter Bone

Mr Christopher Chope

Mr Philip Hollobone

Line 5, leave out ‘up to three’ and insert ‘any’.

Amendment (b)

Mr Peter Bone

Mr Christopher Chope

Mr Philip Hollobone

Line 10, leave out ‘second’ and insert ‘subsequent’.

52. BACKBENCH BUSINESS (AMENDMENT OF STANDING ORDERS)

Mr Charles Walker

That:

(1) Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee) be amended in line 23, at the end, to add ‘and to hear representations from Members of the House in public’;

(2) Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business) be amended in line 50, at the end, by adding the words ‘Provided that the figure of thirty-five days shall be increased by one day for each week the House shall sit in a session in excess of a year’;

(3) the following new Standing Order be made:

‘Allocation of time to backbench business

(1) Where proceedings to be taken as backbench business have been determined by the Backbench Business Committee in accordance with paragraph (8) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), a motion may be made on behalf of that Committee at the commencement of those proceedings by the chair or another member of the committee allocating time to the proceedings; and the question on any such motion shall be put forthwith.

(2) A motion under paragraph (1)–

(a) shall be in the terms of a resolution of the Backbench Business Committee reported to the House in accordance with paragraph (9) of Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee);

(b) may not provide for any proceedings to be taken after the expiration of the time for opposed business other than the decisions on any questions necessary to dispose of the backbench business, such questions to include the questions on any amendment selected by the Speaker which may then be moved.

(c) may provide that Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the backbench business.’

(4) Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee) be amended in line 42, at the end, by adding the words:

‘(9) The Committee shall report to the House any resolution which it makes about the allocation of time to proceedings to be taken as backbench business on a day allotted under paragraph (4) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), provided that such a resolution is agreed without a division.’

Amendment (a)

Mr Andrew Lansley

Tom Brake

Line 5, leave out paragraph (2).

Amendment (b)

Mr Andrew Lansley

Tom Brake

Line 9, leave out paragraphs (3) and (4).

Relevant documents:

Second Report of the Procedure Committee, Session 2012-13, Review of the Backbench Business Committee, HC 168, and the Government Response, Session 2012-13, HC 978.