House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday
16th October 2014

No. 43

The House met at 9.30 am.

PRAYERS.

1 Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

(2) the Ministers for Women and Equalities

2 Urgent Question: Tata Steel (Matthew Hancock)

3 Business Question (Leader of the House)

4 Statement: Iraq and Syria (Secretary Philip Hammond)

5 Backbench Business (9th allotted day (Standing Order No. 14))

(1) Progress on All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report ‘Get Britain Cycling’

Resolved, 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.-(Ian Austin.)

(2) National Pollinator Strategy

Resolved, That this House has considered the National Pollinator Strategy.-(Sarah Newton.)

6 House of Commons Governance: Nomination of committee

Ordered, That Sir Oliver Heald, Mr David Heath, Jesse Norman, Ian Paisley, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Valerie Vaz and Mr Dave Watts be members of the House of Commons Governance Committee.-(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

7 Adjournment

Subject: UK Government’s relationship with Scotland (Mr Gordon Brown).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(John Penrose.)

Adjourned at 5.30 pm until tomorrow.

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Other proceedings

General Committees: Reports

8 Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

Katy Clark (Chair) reported the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.

Reports from Select Committees

9 High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee

High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill: Evidence and written evidence, to be published (HC 338) (Mr Robert Syms).

10 Political and Constitutional Reform Committee

The future of devolution after the referendum: Evidence, to be published (HC 700) (Mr Graham Allen).

John Bercow

Speaker

The Speaker will take the Chair at 9.30 am.

Sitting in Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

Adjournment

Debate on select committee report chosen by the Liaison Committee (5th allotted day (Standing Order No. 10(15)))

Subject: Caught red-handed: Why we can’t count on Police Recorded Crime statistics-Thirteenth Report from the Public Administration Committee, Session 2013–14, and the responses.

Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(John Penrose.)

Adjourned at 3.46 pm until Tuesday 21 October.

Lindsay Hoyle

Deputy Speaker

APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1 Children and Young Persons

Draft Child Poverty Act 2010 (Persistent Poverty Target) Regulations 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Iain Duncan Smith).

2 Marriage

Draft Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Philip Hammond).

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

3 Education

Education (Student Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 2765), dated 14 October 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

4 Immigration

(1) Immigration (Notices) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 2768), dated 15 October 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May);

(2) Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) Order 2014 (S.I., 2014, No. 2702), dated 8 October 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May); and

(3) Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command); to be printed (HC 693) (Secretary Theresa May).

5 Local Government

(1) Draft Breckland (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker);

(2) draft Corby (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker);

(3) draft North Somerset (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker); and

(4) draft York (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker).

6 United States of America No. 1 (2014)

Amendment, done at Washington on 22 July 2014, to the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America for Cooperation on the Uses of Atomic Energy for Mutual Defense Purposes, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 8947) (Secretary Philip Hammond).

Other Papers:

7 Banking

Report under section 231 of the Banking Act 2009 for 1 October 2013–31 March 2014 (by Act) (Andrea Leadsom).

8 Budget Responsibility and National Audit

Office for Budget Responsibility: Forecast evaluation report (by Act) (Andrea Leadsom).

9 Health

Government Response to the First Report from the Health Committee, Session 2014–15, on the 2014 accountability hearing with the Health and Care Professions Council (by Command) (Cm. 8916) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt).

10 Health and Social Care

Report by the Care Quality Commission on The state of health care and adult social care in England for 2013–14 (by Act); to be printed (HC 691) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt).

11 Justice

Plans for Secure College Rules (by Command) (Cm. 8944) (Secretary Chris Grayling).

12 National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit fraud and error (by Act); to be printed (HC 720) (Clerk of the House).

13 Transport

Post Legislative Assessment of the Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Act 2009 (by Command) (Cm. 8941) (Secretary Patrick McLoughlin).

Prepared 17th October 2014