House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday
28th February 2014

No. 128

The House met at 9.30 am.

PRAYERS.

1 Motion to sit in private

Mr David Nuttall moved, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163).

The House divided.

Division No. 215.

Ayes: 1 (Tellers: Mr David Nuttall, Dr Thérèse Coffey).

Noes: 42 (Tellers: Amber Rudd, Stephen Crabb).

Question accordingly negatived.

2 House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill: Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 2 proposed.-(Jacob Rees-Mogg.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment 1 proposed.-(Thomas Docherty.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment 23 made.

Amendment 19 proposed.-(Jacob Rees-Mogg.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

3 House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill: Third Reading

Greg Clark signified Queen’s consent, as far as Her Majesty’s prerogative and interest are concerned.

Bill read the third time and passed.

4 Face Coverings (Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Face Coverings (Prohibition) Bill be now read a second time.

At 2.30pm the debate was adjourned (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Debate to be resumed on Friday 16 May.

5 National Service Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the National Service Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

6 European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

7 Regulation of the Private Rented Sector Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Regulation of the Private Rented Sector Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

8 Prisons (Drug Testing) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Prisons (Drug Testing) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 June.

9 Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 June.

10 Hate Crime (People with Learning Difficulties and Learning Disabilities) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Hate Crime (People with Learning Difficulties and Learning Disabilities) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 June.

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

Motion made, That the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (Extension of Powers) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 June.

12 Zero Hours Contracts Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Zero Hours Contracts Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 June.

13 Control of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill: Second Reading

Order of the day read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 5 July 2013, That the Control of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Debate to be resumed on Friday 16 May.

14 Employment Opportunities Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Employment Opportunities Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

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

Motion made, That the EU Membership (Audit of Costs and Benefits) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

16 Asylum (Time Limit) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the Asylum (Time Limit) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

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

Motion made, That the Foreign Nationals (Access to Public Services) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

18 House of Lords (Maximum Membership) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made, That the House of Lords (Maximum Membership) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 May.

19 Adjournment

Subject: Ofcom and community radio licences (Iain Stewart).

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.-(Greg Hands.)

House adjourned without Question put (Standing Order No. 9(7)).

Adjourned at 3.04 pm until Monday 3 March.

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Other proceedings

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and members of Programming Sub-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).

20 First Delegated Legislation Committee (Draft Income Support (Work-Related Activity) and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2014)

Members: Charlotte Leslie and David Morris discharged and David Ruffley and James Wharton nominated in substitution.

21 Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (Draft Justices’ Clerks and Assistants Rules 2014, the draft Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Family Court: Consequential Provision) Order 2014 and the draft Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2014)

Members: Andrew George discharged and Mike Crockart nominated in substitution.

John Bercow

Speaker

The Speaker will take the Chair at 2.30 pm.

APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

1 Copyright

Copyright and Duration of Rights in Performances (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 434), dated 26 February 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

2 Enforcement

Certification of Enforcement Agents Regulations 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 421), dated 25 February 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling).

3 Pipe-lines

Submarine Pipe-lines (Electricity Generating Stations) (Revocation) Regulations 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 430), dated 26 February 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

4 Terms and Conditions of Employment

Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Application of Conciliation Provisions) Order 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 431), dated 25 February 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

Other Papers:

5 Tribunals and Inquiries

Explanatory Memorandum to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) Fees (Amendment) Order 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 182) (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling).

Withdrawn Papers:

6 Tribunals and Enquiries

Explanatory Memorandum to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) Fees (Amendment) Order (S.I., 2014, No. 182) (by Command) (laid 3 February).

CORRIGENDUM

Tuesday 11 February

Item 31, International Development Committee, should read:

(1) Democracy and Development in Burma: Written evidence, to be published (HC 821);

(2) Department for International Development’s Departmental Annual Report and Accounts 2012–13: Written evidence, to be published (HC 693);

(3) UK’s Development Work in the Middle East: Written evidence, to be published (HC 948)

(Sir Malcolm Bruce).

Prepared 28th February 2014