Future Business for Monday 13 October 2014

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 14 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button11.50amTopical Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button12.10pmQuestions to the Attorney General

Afterwards

OP buttonCarers Bedroom Entitlement (Social Housing Sector): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Barbara Keeley

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that people in receipt of Universal Credit and Housing Benefit and accommodated in the social housing sector be entitled to an additional bedroom related to caring responsibilities or overnight care; and for connected purposes.

OP buttonRecall of MPs Bill

RECALL OF MPs BILL: SECOND READING

RECALL OF MPs BILL: MONEY

David Gauke

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Recall of MPs Bill, it is expedient to authorise:

(1) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of sums required by a Minister of the Crown for making payments to petition officers relating to their functions under or by virtue of the Act; and

(2) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Schools in Brighton and Hove: Caroline Lucas

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amLegal framework for surrogacy: Jessica Lee

OP button11.00amReducing preventable deaths from sepsis: Sarah Newton

Notes:

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

OP button2.30pmFoetal alcohol syndrome: Bill Esterson

OP button4.00pmUK steel industry: Tom Blenkinsop

OP button4.30pmPXP, the Homes and Communities Agency and Leominster business park: Bill Wiggin

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 15 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Scotland

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonMental Health Act 1983 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Sir Paul Beresford

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983; and for connected purposes.

OP buttonOpposition Day (6th allotted day): Subject to be announced

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Executive pay and governance in the public sector: Mr David Amess

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amTransport in the North East: Bridget Phillipson

Relevant documents:

Oral evidence taken by the Transport Committee on 1 September 2014, HC 227

OP button11.00amImprisoned foreign national offenders: Mr Philip Hollobone

Notes:

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

OP button2.30pmAntibiotic resistance: Julian Sturdy

OP button4.00pmConnectivity to Leeds Bradford airport: Stuart Andrew

OP button4.30pmAccess to regional selective assistance for Grimsby seafood manufacturers: Austin Mitchell

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 16 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP button9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

OP button10.05am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

OP button10.15am Questions to the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities

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

Afterwards

OP buttonBackbench Business

PROGRESS ON ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY CYCLING GROUP’S REPORT ‘GET BRITAIN CYCLING’

Ian Austin

Dr Julian Huppert

Steve Brine

That this House supports the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report ‘Get Britain Cycling’; endorses the target of 10 per cent of all journeys being by bike by 2025, and 25 per cent by 2050; and calls on the Government to show strong political leadership, including an annual Cycling Action Plan, sustained funding for cycling and progress towards meeting the report’s recommendations.

Relevant documents:

Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286

NATIONAL POLLINATOR STRATEGY

Sarah Newton

That this House has considered the National Pollinator Strategy.

Relevant documents:

Seventh Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2012-13, Pollinators and Pesticides, HC 668, and the Government Response, HC 631

Second Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2014-15, National Pollinator Strategy, HC 213

Notes:

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

OP buttonAdjournment debate

UK Government’s relationship with Scotland: Mr Gordon Brown

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pmCaught red-handed: Why we can’t count on Police Recorded Crime statistics, Thirteenth Report from the Public Administration Committee, Session 2013-14, HC 760, and the responses, Cm 8910 and HC 645

Notes:

The subject for this debate was chosen by the Liaison Committee.

The sitting will last for up to 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 17 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonEuropean Union (Referendum) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Robert Neill

OP buttonTransparency and Accountability Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Hemming

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

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonHealth Service Commissioner for England (Complaint Handling) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr David Davis

OP buttonWild Animals in Circuses Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jim Fitzpatrick

OP buttonService Charges, Gratuities and Cover Charges (Hospitality, Leisure and Service Sectors) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andrew Percy

OP buttonHouse of Commons Members’ Fund Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Lilley

OP buttonCivil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Tim Loughton

OP buttonSpecialist Printing Equipment and Materials (Offences) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr David Amess

Afterwards

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Journey times between London and Worcester on the North Cotswold line: Mr Robin Walker

 MONDAY 20 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP button2.30pmQuestions to the Secretary of State for Defence

OP button3.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

Afterwards

OP buttonRecall of MPs Bill: Committee

 TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

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

Diana Johnson

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 22 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonBlood Donation (Equality): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Michael Fabricant

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow donation of blood by all male donors on the same basis; and for connected purposes.

 THURSDAY 23 OCTOBER

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pmCommunicating climate science, Eighth Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2013-14, HC 254, and the Government response, HC 376

Notes:

The subject for this debate was chosen by the Liaison Committee.

The sitting will last for up to 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 24 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonSelf-Build and Custom Housebuilding Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Richard Bacon

OP buttonControl of Horses Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Julian Sturdy

OP buttonLocal Government (Review of Decisions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Mark Spencer

OP buttonIllegal Immigrants (Criminal Sanctions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

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

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonPersonal, Social, Health and Economic Education (Statutory Requirement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

 TUESDAY 28 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

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

Neil Carmichael

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 29 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

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

Andy Sawford

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.

 FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonHealth and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jeremy Lefroy

OP buttonOff-Patent Drugs Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jonathan Evans

OP buttonSchool Admissions Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonFootball Governance Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Damian Collins

OP buttonRoad Traffic Regulation (Temporary Closure for Filming) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Iain Stewart

OP buttonSugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonCounsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonProtective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Annette Brooke

OP buttonAmenity Land (Adoption by Local Authorities) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Annette Brooke

OP buttonMobile Phones and Other Devices Capable of Connection to the Internet (Distribution of Sexually Explicit Images and Manufacturers’ Anti-Pornography Default Setting) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

 FRIDAY 21 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonNational Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Clive Efford

OP buttonZero Hours Contracts Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Mearns

OP buttonLocal Government (Religious etc Observances) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jake Berry

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

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

 FRIDAY 28 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonTenancies (Reform) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sarah Teather

OP buttonLow Pay Commission (National Minimum Wage) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dan Jarvis

OP buttonUnder-Occupancy Penalty (Exemptions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Yvonne Fovargue

OP buttonBenefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonTyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Steve Rotheram

 FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP buttonConvicted Prisoners Voting Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonFreedom of Information (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Grahame M. Morris

OP buttonBusiness of the House Commission Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonHousehold Safety (Carbon Monoxide Detectors) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [12 September]

Member in Charge: Andrew Bingham

 FRIDAY 9 JANUARY 2015

CHAMBER

OP buttonEuropean Parliament Elections Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonUK Borders Control Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonDefence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonPavement Parking Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Martin Horwood

OP buttonRailways Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

 FRIDAY 16 JANUARY 2015

CHAMBER

OP buttonControl of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonAsylum (Time Limit) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonBat Habitats Regulation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonEmployment Rights Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonEnergy (Buildings and Reduction of Fuel Use) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Alan Whitehead

OP buttonHouses in Multiple Occupation (Energy Performance Certificates and Minimum Energy Standards) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Alan Whitehead

 FRIDAY 23 JANUARY 2015

CHAMBER

OP buttonHS2 Funding Referendum Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonOverseas Voters Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonWorking Time Directive (Limitation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonPolitical Party Policy Costings (Office for Budget Responsibility) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Alison McGovern

OP buttonHousing (Affordability, Supply and Tenant Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

 FRIDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2015

CHAMBER

OP buttonOffice for Budget Responsibility (Political Party Policy Costings) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonArmed Forces (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonJobs Guarantee Scheme (Research) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonTerms and Conditions (Migrant Workers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonFixed Odds Betting Terminals (Betting Shops) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonHigh Cost Credit Services (Retail Premises) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonTransparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Repeal) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonLetting Agents (Fees) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

OP buttonFirearm and Shotgun Licensing (Domestic Violence) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Thomas Docherty

 FRIDAY 6 MARCH 2015

CHAMBER

OP buttonFree Movement of Persons into the United Kingdom (Derogation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonBritish Bill of Rights and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonWind Farm Subsidies (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonHospital Car Parking Charges (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonBBC Privatisation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonChild Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK Nationals) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Philip Hollobone

OP buttonRecall of Elected Representatives Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Zac Goldsmith

OP buttonAffordable Housing Contributions (Ten Unit Threshold) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Tim Farron

 

 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. CRIMINAL LAW

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Disapplication of Section 85(1), Fines Expressed as Proportions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 9 June, be approved.

2. CRIMINAL LAW

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Standard Scale of Fines for Summary Offences) Order 2014, which were laid before this House on 9 June, be approved.

3. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 2 July, be approved.

4. MARRIAGE

Secretary Sajid Javid

That the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 3 July, be approved.

5. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Certain Permitted Uses of Orphan Works) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 7 July, be approved.

6. COPYRIGHT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Licensing of Orphan Works) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 7 July, be approved.

7. TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Judicial Appointments (Amendment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 7 July, be approved.

8. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Secretary Alistair Carmichael

That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 7 July, be approved.

9. NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

That the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 7 July, be approved.

10. REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES, ETC.

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 3 July, be approved.

11. INDEPENDENT PARLIAMENTARY STANDARDS AUTHORITY

Mr William Hague

That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Professor Sir Ian Kennedy to the office of Chair of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority from the end of his current term until 1 June 2016.

Notes:

An explanatory memorandum is available in the Vote Office.

12. BROADCASTING

Secretary Sajid Javid

That the draft Broadcasting (Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

13. CONSUMER PROTECTION

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Compensation (Claims Management Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

14. REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

Secretary Alistair Carmichael

That the draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

15. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Maternity and Adoption Leave (Curtailment of Statutory Rights to Leave) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

16. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

17. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Statutory Shared Parental Pay (General) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

18. DANGEROUS DRUGS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

19. INVESTIGATORY POWERS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Code of Practice) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

20. INVESTIGATORY POWERS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference: Code of Practice) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

21. ENERGY

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft Fuel Poverty (England) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

22. ELECTRICITY

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

23. FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS

Andrea Leadsom

That the draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) (Amendment) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

24. FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS

Andrea Leadsom

That the draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) (Prohibition on Opening Current Accounts for Disqualified Persons) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

25. FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS

Andrea Leadsom

That the draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 22 July, be approved.

Notes:

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

26. SOCIAL ACTION, RESPONSIBILITY AND HEROISM BILL: REPORT STAGE

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

27. HOUSE OF COMMONS MEMBERS’ FUND

Mr William Hague

Tom Brake

Mr Peter Lilley

That pursuant to section 4(4) of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1948 and section 1(4) of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1957, in the year commencing 1 October 2014 there be appropriated for the purposes of section 4 of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1948:

(1) The whole of the sums deducted or set aside in that year under section 1(3) of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1939 from the salaries of Members of the House of Commons; and

(2) The whole of the Treasury contribution paid to the Fund.

Notes:

An Explanatory Memorandum is available from the Vote Office.

28. DEVOLUTION

The Prime Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister

Edward Miliband

Mr Alistair Darling

Mr Gordon Brown

That this House welcomes the result of the Scottish independence referendum and the decision of the people of Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom; recognises that people across Scotland voted for a Union based on the pooling and sharing of resources and for the continuation of devolution inside the United Kingdom; notes the statement by the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition regarding the guarantee of and timetable for further devolution to Scotland; calls on the Government to lay before Parliament a Command Paper including the proposals of all three UK political parties by 30 October and to consult widely with the Scottish people, civic Scotland and the Scottish Parliament on these proposals; and further calls on the Government to publish heads of agreement by the end of November and draft clauses for the new Scotland Bill by the end of January 2015.