Future Business for Monday 14 December 2015

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 15 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

OP button12.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Afterwards

OP buttonFree School Meals (Automatic Registration of Eligible Children): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Frank Field

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide local authorities with the duties and powers required to identify and automatically register all children eligible for free school meals; to provide for an opt-out where the family wishes; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

OP buttonOpposition Day (13th allotted day)

CLIMATE CHANGE AND FLOODING

THE GOVERNMENT'S HOUSING RECORD

Notes:

The selection of the matters to be debated has been made by the Leader of the Opposition (Standing Order No. 14(2)).

OP buttonIf necessary, consideration of Lords amendments

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Transgender prisoners: Cat Smith

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amThat this House has considered Transport for London funding: Gareth Thomas

OP button11.00amThat this House has considered the effect of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015 on Wales: Christina Rees

Notes:

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

OP button2.30pmThat this House has considered access to specialist neuromuscular care and treatments: Mrs Cheryl Gillan

OP button4.00pmThat this House has considered the Weymouth to Waterloo rail line: Richard Drax

OP button4.30pmThat this House has considered access to justice in Wales: Carolyn Harris

Notes:

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for three 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(3)).

The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

 WEDNESDAY 16 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for International Development

OP button11.53amTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonRepresentation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Jonathan Reynolds

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Representation of the People Acts to provide for the introduction of proportional representation as a method for electing a certain number of Members of the House of Commons; to make provision about changing existing constituencies and reducing their number; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

OP buttonArmed Forces Bill

ARMED FORCES BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 2) MOTION

Secretary Michael Fallon

That the Order of 15 October 2015 (Armed Forces Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows:

(1) Paragraphs (4), (5) and (6) of the Order shall be omitted.

(2) Proceedings in Committee of the Whole House on re-committal shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion, at today’s sitting, three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order.

(3) Any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken in one day in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

(4) Any proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion two hours after their commencement on that day.

(5) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill on that day

ARMED FORCES BILL: COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

OP buttonWelfare Cap

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith

That, pursuant to the Charter for Budget Responsibility: Summer Budget 2015 update, which was approved by this House on 14 October 2015, under Section 1 of the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011, this House agrees that the breach of the Welfare cap in 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 resulting from the decision not to pursue proposed changes to tax credits, as laid out in the Autumn Statement 2015, is justified and that no further debate will be required in relation to this specific breach.

OP buttonRiot Compensation Bill

RIOT COMPENSATION BILL: MONEY

Mr David Gauke

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Riot Compensation Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act by local policing bodies, by way of compensation for damage, destruction or theft occurring in the course of riots, out of money so provided.

Notes:

Notes: Queen’s Recommendation signified.

OP buttonIf necessary, consideration of Lords amendments

OP buttonAdjournment debate

East Anglia rail franchise: Jo Churchill

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amThat this House has considered the provision of community transport: Maggie Throup

OP button11.00amThat this House has considered the sale of Ministry of Justice land in Gloucester: Richard Graham

Notes:

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

OP button2.30pmThat this House has considered benefit sanctions: Dr Eilidh Whiteford

OP button4.00pmThat this House has considered primary care in Tottenham: Mr David Lammy

OP button4.30pmThat this House has considered standards of service at West London Coroner's Court: James Berry

Notes:

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for three 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(3)).

The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

 THURSDAY 17 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

OP button9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

OP button10.05amTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

OP button10.15amQuestions to the Church Commissioners, the Public Accounts Commission and the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

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

Afterwards

OP buttonBackbench Business

PROTECTING 16 AND 17 YEAR OLDS FROM CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

Kit Malthouse

Ann Coffey

That this House notes the findings of The Children’s Society’s report entitled Old enough to know better? which looked at the sexual exploitation of 16 and 17 year olds; further notes the particular vulnerability of that age group as they transition from childhood to adulthood and the role that aggravated offences and harsher sentences have in deterring crimes against 16 and 17 year olds; calls on the Government to clarify for prosecution and sentencing purposes the role drugs and alcohol, mental health problems, being in care and learning disabilities have in adding to the vulnerability of that age group; and further calls on the Government to give police the same tools to intervene when a 16 or 17 year old is being targeted and groomed for exploitation as they have younger children.

CONCEPTION TO AGE 2, THE FIRST 1001 DAYS

Tim Loughton

Liz Saville Roberts

That this House calls on the Government to consider the adoption of the recommendations in the cross-party manifesto entitled The 1001 Critical Days, the importance of the conception to age two period.

Notes:

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

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Access to health services in West Cumbria: Mr Jamie Reed

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pmThat this House has considered a new tobacco control strategy: Kevin Barron

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

 TUESDAY 5 JANUARY 2016

CHAMBER

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

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

Afterwards

OP buttonTen Minute Rule Motion

Mike Kane

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under S.O. No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

OP buttonHousing and Planning Bill

HOUSING AND PLANNING BILL: REPORT STAGE

Notes:

The Speaker certified before Second Reading that Clauses 1 to 58, 60 to 70, 72 to 76, 78 to 84, 86 to 88 and 92 to 110 of, and Schedules 1 to 4 and 6 to, the Bill related exclusively to England and were within devolved legislative competence and that Clauses 59, 71, 85, 90, 91, 111 to 139 of, and Schedules 5 and 7 to 11 to, the Bill related exclusively to England and Wales and were within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83J).

 MONDAY 11 JANUARY 2016

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30pmThat this House has considered e-petition 113491 relating to the NHS Bursary: Paul Scully

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Petitions 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(3)).

 WEDNESDAY 13 JANUARY 2016

CHAMBER

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

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonTen Minute Rule Motion

Toby Perkins

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under S.O. No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

 FRIDAY 22 JANUARY 2016

CHAMBER

OP buttonNHS (Charitable Trusts Etc) Bill: Report stage

Member in Charge: Wendy Morton

To be considered.

Notes:

Third Reading may also be taken.

OP buttonLocal Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Tom Pursglove

OP buttonRailways Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

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

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonWorking Time Directive (Limitation) 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

OP buttonUnited Kingdom Borders (Control and Sovereignty) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andrew Rosindell

OP buttonSatellite Navigation (Updating Scheme) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonLocal Government Finance (Tenure Information) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dame Angela Watkinson

OP buttonCrown Tenancies Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mark Pawsey

Notes:

Queen's consent to be signified on Third Reading.

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

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonInternational Trade Agreements (Scrutiny) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonGovernment Departments (Decentralisation Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Austin

OP buttonBenefit Sanctions Regime (Entitlement to Automatic Hardship Payments) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

OP buttonNegligence and Damages Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy McDonald

OP buttonNo Fault Divorce Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Richard Bacon

OP buttonMarriage and Civil Partnership Registration (Mothers’ Names) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Christina Rees

OP buttonHouse of Commons (Administration) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Paul Beresford

 FRIDAY 29 JANUARY 2016

CHAMBER

OP buttonChild Victims of Human Trafficking (Central Government Responsibility) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonFood Waste (Reduction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Kerry McCarthy

OP buttonBasement Excavation (Restriction of Permitted Development) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [16 October]

Member in Charge: Ms Karen Buck

OP buttonHomes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ms Karen Buck

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

Member in Charge: Tim Loughton

OP buttonVictims of Crime Etc (Rights, Entitlements and Related Matters) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Keir Starmer

OP buttonHighways (Improvement, Traffic Regulation and Traffic Management) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir William Cash

OP buttonCoroners and Justice Act 2009 (Duty to Investigate) (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ann Coffey

OP buttonCompulsory Emergency First Aid Education (State-Funded Secondary Schools) Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [20 November 2015]

Member in Charge: Teresa Pearce

OP buttonProtection of Family Homes (Enforcement and Permitted Development) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Steve McCabe

OP buttonOff-patent Drugs Bill: adjourned debate on Second Reading [6 November]

Member in Charge: Nick Thomas-Symonds

OP buttonRepresentation of the People (Young Persons’ Enfranchisement and Education) Bill: adjourned debate on Second Reading [11 September]

Member in Charge: Vicky Foxcroft

OP buttonFracking (Measurement and Regulation of Impacts) (Air, Water and Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonArmed Forces Covenant (Implementation) (United Kingdom) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sammy Wilson

 FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2016

CHAMBER

OP buttonOvarian Cancer (Information) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonBat Habitats Regulation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonBenefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonConvicted Prisoners Voting Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonParks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Tom Pursglove

OP buttonUK Borders Control Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

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

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

Notes:

Queen's consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonSpeed Limits on Roads (Devolved Powers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Scott Mann

OP buttonOn-Demand Audiovisual Services (Accessibility for People with Disabilities Affecting Hearing or Sight or Both) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Lilian Greenwood

 FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2016

CHAMBER

OP buttonBBC Privatisation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonOverseas Voters Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonOff-Shore Wind Farm Subsidies (Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonMental Health (Independent Advocacy) (England) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Geoffrey Cox

OP buttonPublic Nuisance from Wind Farms (Mandatory Liability Cover) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr David Davis

Notes:

Queen's consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonDefence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Gerald Howarth

OP buttonDevolution (London) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Gareth Thomas

 FRIDAY 4 MARCH 2016

CHAMBER

OP buttonPrime Minister (Temporary Appointment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonIllegal Immigrants (Criminal Sanctions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonEuropean Parliament Elections Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Christopher Chope

OP buttonFootball Governance (Supporters' Participation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Clive Efford

 FRIDAY 11 MARCH 2016

CHAMBER

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

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonNational Health Service Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonCriminal Cases Review Commission (Supplementary Powers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy McDonald

OP buttonHospital Parking Charges (Exemption for Carers) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [30 October]

Member in Charge: Julie Cooper

OP buttonPlanning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Bill Wiggin

OP buttonRegulation of Enforcement Agents (Collection of Council Tax Arrears) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Yvonne Fovargue

OP buttonHealth Services Commissioning (Equality and Accountability) (No.2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

OP buttonPerinatal Mental Illness (NHS Family Services) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Rehman Chishti

OP buttonScotland Act 1998 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Angus Brendan MacNeil

OP buttonConsumer Protection (Standards of Fire Resistance of Children's Fancy Dress and Play Costumes Etc) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mrs Anne Main

OP buttonHouse of Lords (Parliamentary Standards Etc) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Edward Leigh

OP buttonConstitutional Convention (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Graham Allen

Notes:

Queen's consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonAsylum (Unaccompanied Children Displaced by Conflict) 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.PETROLEUM

Secretary Amber Rudd

That the draft Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Protected Areas) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

2.DEFENCE

Mark Lancaster

That the draft Armed Forces (Service Complaints Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 28 October, be approved.

Notes:

The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has drawn the special attention of both Houses to this Instrument in its Eleventh Report (HC 352-xi).

3.PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES BILL [LORDS]: REPORT STAGE

As amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

4.ENERGY BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

Notes:

The Speaker has certified that Clause 79 of the Bill relates exclusively to England and Wales and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No.83J).

5.ENERGY BILL [LORDS]: MONEY

Mr David Gauke

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

(a) 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.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

6.ENERGY BILL [LORDS]: WAYS AND MEANS

Mr David Gauke

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Energy Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise:

(1) the charging of fees;

(2) the imposition of a levy under the Act;

(3) the imposition of financial penalties under the Act;

(4) the increase of charges in connection with trading schemes; and

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

7.INVESTIGATORY POWERS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Interception of Communications: Code of Practice) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 4 November, be approved.

Notes:

The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has drawn the special attention of both Houses to this Instrument in its Eleventh Report (HC 352-xi).

8.INVESTIGATORY POWERS

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Equipment Interference (Code of Practice) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 4 November, be approved.

Notes:

The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has drawn the special attention of both Houses to this Instrument in its Eleventh Report (HC 352-xi).

9.LEGAL SERVICES

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Claims Management Complaints) (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, which were laid before this House on 17 November, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has certified that the Instrument relates exclusively to England and Wales and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83P).

10.HEALTH CARE AND ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONS

Ben Gummer

That the draft General Dental Council (Fitness to Practise etc.) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 18 November, be approved.

11.MODERN SLAVERY

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 18 November, be approved.

12.CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Mr David Gauke

That the draft Taxation of Regulatory Capital Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 23 November, be approved.

13.DANGEROUS DRUGS

Secretary Theresa May

That the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) (No. 3) Order 2015 (S.I., 2015, No. 1929), dated 23 November 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25 November, be approved.

14.SOCIAL SECURITY

Justin Tomlinson

That the draft State Pension and Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016, which were laid before this House on 30 November, be approved.

15.SOCIAL SECURITY

Justin Tomlinson

That the draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016, which was laid before this House on 30 November, be approved.

16.LANDLORD AND TENANT

Secretary Elizabeth Truss

That the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (Variation of Schedule 8) (England) Order 2015, dated 24 November 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 2 December, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has certified that the Instrument relates exclusively to England and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83P).

17.TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Nick Boles

That the draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016, which were laid before this House on 7 December, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered the Instrument for certification.

18.CHILDCARE BILL [LORDS]: REPORT STAGE

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.