Future Business as of Thursday 01 March 2018

Future Business

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.

A number of Private Members’ bills have been set down for dates when the House is currently not expected to sit. These bills can be found in the Private Members’ bills notice paper online. Items from the notice paper will be moved to this calendar if any of the dates listed in that paper are confirmed as sitting days.

MONDAY 5 MARCH 

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

OP button2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

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

Afterwards

PRESENTATION OF BILLS

OP buttonRivers Authorities and Land Drainage

David Warburton

Bill to make provision about rivers authorities; to make provision about the expenses of internal drainage boards; and for connected purposes.

DATA PROTECTION BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

Notes:

Queen’s and Prince of Wales’ consent to be signified on Third Reading.

The Speaker has certified that Clause 192 of the Data Protection Bill [Lords] relates exclusively to England and Wales on a matter within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83J.

DATA PROTECTION BILL [LORDS]: MONEY

Mel Stride

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

(1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

(a) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by a Minister of the Crown or a government department; and

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

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

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

DATA PROTECTION BILL [LORDS]: PROGRAMME

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the following provisions shall apply to the Data Protection Bill [Lords]:

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 27 March 2018.

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

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

(4) Proceedings on Consideration and proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on Consideration 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 up to and including Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

OP buttonLiquidation of DMB Solutions: Caroline Lucas

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30am That this House has considered e-petition 200000 relating to British Sign Language being part of the National Curriculum: Liz Twist

OP button4.30am That this House has considered e-petition 207616 relating to changes to car insurance: Susan Elan Jones

Notes:

The subjects for these debate were 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)).

TUESDAY 6 MARCH 

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

OP button11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

OP button12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

Afterwards

PRESENTATION OF BILLS

OP buttonHospital Patients (Transport)

Tim Farron

Bill to make provision about transport services for patients travelling to and from hospital appointments, including requiring the Government to review the current provision of public and private transport services for such purposes; and for connected purposes.

OP buttonVoyeurism (Offences)

Wera Hobhouse

Bill to make certain acts of voyeurism an offence.

WILD ANIMALS IN CIRCUSES: TEN MINUTE RULE MOTION

Trudy Harrison

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision to prohibit the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

Notes:

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

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30am That this House has considered proposals for the merger of British Transport Police Scottish division with Police Scotland: Douglas Ross

Notes:

The Chairman of Ways and Means appointed this debate on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee. Subsequent debates in Westminster Hall on this day will be drawn by Speaker’s ballot on Tuesday 27 February.

WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH 

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

OP button11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland

OP button12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

LOCAL HEALTH SCRUTINY: TEN MINUTE RULE MOTION

Gareth Snell

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about health scrutiny by local authorities, including scrutiny of clinical commissioning groups decisions; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

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

THURSDAY 8 MARCH 

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

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

OP button10.00am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

OP button10.10am Questions to the Church Commissioners, the House of Commons Commission, the Public Accounts Commission and the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pm That this House has considered energy efficiency and the Clean Growth Strategy: Antoinette Sandbach

Notes:

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

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

TUESDAY 13 MARCH 

CHAMBER

HOLOCAUST (RETURN OF CULTURAL OBJECTS) (AMENDMENT): TEN MINUTE RULE MOTION

Theresa Villiers

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prevent the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 from expiring on 11 November 2019.

Notes:

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

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30am That this House has considered the diplomatic service and resources : Richard Benyon

Notes:

The Chairman of Ways and Means appointed this debate on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee.

Subsequent debates in Westminster Hall on this day will be drawn by Speaker’s ballot on 5 March.

WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH 

CHAMBER

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Alison Thewliss

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.

THURSDAY 15 MARCH 

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pm That this House has considered access and waiting time standards for early intervention in psychosis: Norman Lamb

Notes:

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

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

OP button3.00pm That this House has considered the proposed takeover of the GKN by Melrose: Mr Adrian Bailey

Notes:

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

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

Friday 16 March 

CHAMBER

OP buttonRefugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Angus Brendan MacNeil

OP buttonUnpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stewart Malcolm McDonald

OP buttonBBC Licence Fee (Civil Penalty) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonInternational Development Assistance (Definition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonInternational Payments (Audit) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBenefits and Public Services (Restriction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonElectronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonCriminal Fraud (Private Prosecutions) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonAffordable Home Ownership Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

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

Member in Charge: Robert Halfon

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonAutomatic Travel Compensation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Huw Merriman

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonUniversal Credit (Application, Advice and Assistance) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Philippa Whitford

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonCOURTS (ABUSE OF PROCESS) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Liz Saville Roberts

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonEMERGENCY RESPONSE DRIVERS (PROTECTIONS) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Sir Henry Bellingham

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY (CITIZENSHIP) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Henry Smith

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPEDICABS (LONDON) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Paul Scully

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonDomestic Properties (Minimum Energy Performance) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir David Amess

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonVAGRANCY (REPEAL) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Layla Moran

OP buttonHOMELESSNESS (END OF LIFE CARE) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Sir Edward Davey

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonClean Air Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonTerms of Withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonRegistration of Marriage (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dame Caroline Spelman

OP buttonService Animals (Offences) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Oliver Heald

OP buttonVoter Registration (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

OP buttonKew Gardens (Leases) (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Zac Goldsmith

Monday 19 MARCH 

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 209455 relating to access to the drug Orkambi for people with Cystic Fibrosis: 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)).

TUESDAY 20 MARCH 

CHAMBER

FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION: TEN MINUTE RULE MOTION

Mrs Maria Miller

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the requirements for fire safety information for occupants of certain buildings, including high-rise residential buildings.

Notes:

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

WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH 

CHAMBER

TEN MINUTE RULE MOTION

Siobhain McDonagh

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.

Monday 26 MARCH 

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 200299 relating to GCSE English literature exams: Helen Jones

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)).

THURSDAY 29 MARCH 

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button1.30pm That this House has considered the Ninth Report of the Justice Committee, Session 2016-17, Implications of Brexit for the justice system, HC 750, and the Government Response, HC 651: Robert Neill

Notes:

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

OP button3.00pm That this House has considered the First Report of the International Development Committee, DFID’s work on global education: Leaving no one behind?, HC 367, and the Government Response: Stephen Twigg

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Liaison Committee

Friday 27 April 

CHAMBER

OP buttonAssaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: Remaining Stages

Member in Charge: Chris Bryant

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

OP buttonEmployment and Workers’ Rights Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stephanie Peacock

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBritish Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonHospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonHouse of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: David Hanson

Notes:

Queen’s consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonPensions (Review of Women’s Arrangements) (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Carolyn Harris

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPENSION BENEFITS (ILL HEALTH) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: John Mann

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonCONSTRUCTION (RETENTION DEPOSIT SCHEMES) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Peter Aldous

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPRIVATE LANDLORDS (REGISTRATION) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Phil Wilson

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonSchool Holidays (Meals and Activities) Bill: Adjourned debate on Second Reading [19 January]

Member in Charge: Frank Field

OP buttonWorkers (Definition and Rights) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Chris Stephens

OP buttonAutomatic Electoral Registration (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jo Stevens

OP buttonLive Animal Exports (Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Theresa Villiers

OP buttonChild Maintenance (Assessment of Parent’s Income) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Heidi Allen

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonTyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Maria Eagle

OP buttonCarbon Monoxide (Detection and Safety) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Eddie Hughes

OP buttonSocial Media Service Providers (Civil Liability and Oversight) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Mann

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Friday 11 May  

CHAMBER

OP buttonPARENTAL BEREAVEMENT (LEAVE AND PAY) BILL: REMAINING STAGES

Member in Charge: Kevin Hollinrake

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Queen’s consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonRepresentation of the People (Young People’s Enfranchisement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Peter Kyle

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonNational Health Service (Co-Funding and Co-Payment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonImport Tariff (Reduction) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonSchools Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPublic Services (Availability) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonElectoral Commission (Duties) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonArmed Forces (Volunteer Reserve) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonManufactured Goods (Trade) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLocal Authorities (Borrowing and Investment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPublic Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPrincipal Local Authorities (Grounds for Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

OP buttonCoastal Path (Definition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Queen’s consent and Prince of Wales’s consent to be signified on Third Reading.

OP buttonJudicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

OP buttonRepresentation of the People (Young People’s Enfranchisement and Education) Bill: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [3 November]

Member in Charge: Jim McMahon

OP buttonACCESS TO RADIOTHERAPY BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Tim Farron

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPLANNING (AGENT OF CHANGE) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: John Spellar

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonShared Parental Leave and Pay (Extension) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Tracy Brabin

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Friday 15 June 

CHAMBER

OP buttonFreedom of Information (Extension) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andy Slaughter

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonJune Bank Holiday (Creation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBusiness of the House Commission Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonArmed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Richard Benyon

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonFetal Dopplers (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Antoinette Sandbach

OP buttonMULTI-EMPLOYER PENSION SCHEMES BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Alan Brown

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonFREEDOM OF INFORMATION (AMENDMENT) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Louise Haigh

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonSanctions (Human Rights Abuse and Corruption) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Austin

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonASSET FREEZING (COMPENSATION) BILL [LORDS]: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Andrew Rosindell

OP buttonSHORT AND HOLIDAY-LET ACCOMMODATION (NOTIFICATION OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Ms Karen Buck

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonPostal Voting Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Damien Moore

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Friday 6 July 

CHAMBER

OP buttonNational Living Wage (Extension to Young People) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Holly Lynch

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonIllegal Immigration (Offences) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonEmployment Opportunities Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBat Habitats Regulation (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonMobile Homes and Park Homes Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonFruit and Vegetables (Classification) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonStudent Loans (Debt Discharge) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonStamp Duty Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonFishing (Access to Territorial Waters) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonDomestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonTax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonSublet Property (Offences) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonHEALTHCARE (LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLOCAL ROADS (INVESTMENT) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLegalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Paul Flynn

Friday 26 October 

CHAMBER

OP buttonPhysician Associates (Regulation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Anne Marie Morris

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonInternational Development Assistance (Limit) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonChannel 4 (Relocation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jack Brereton

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLeasehold Reform Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Justin Madders

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLicensing of Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill: ADJOURNED DEBATE ON SECOND READING [2 FEBRUARY]

Member in Charge: Daniel Zeichner

OP buttonFOOD INSECURITY BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

Friday 23 November 

CHAMBER

OP buttonVoter Registration Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonStudent Loans (Debt Interest) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonBorder Control Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonGreen Belt (Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonLocal Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonSpeed Limits (England) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Christopher Chope

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonIMMIGRATION DETENTION OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND OTHER VULNERABLE PEOPLE (SAFEGUARDS) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in Charge: Joan Ryan

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonIsham Bypass Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonNorth Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonNorthamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (Merger) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Peter Bone

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

OP buttonAccess to Banking Services Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ben Lake

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

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. TAXES

Mel Stride

That the draft International Tax Enforcement (Bermuda) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 3 November 2017, be approved.

2. TAXES

Mel Stride

That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Kyrgyzstan) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 3 November 2017, be approved.

3. EUROPEAN UNION

Secretary Boris Johnson

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Kazakhstan) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 7 November 2017, be approved.

4. EUROPEAN UNION

Secretary Boris Johnson

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Turkmenistan) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 7 November 2017, be approved.

5. POLITICAL PARTIES, NORTHERN IRELAND

Shailesh Vara

That the draft Transparency of Donations and Loans etc. (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 23 November 2017, be approved.

6. CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

John Glen

That the draft Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (Amendments to Audit Requirements) Order  2017, which was laid before this House on 4 December 2017, be approved.

7. STANDING ORDERS: EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) BILL

Andrea Leadsom

That the following changes to Standing Orders be made:

A: EUROPEAN STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS COMMITTEE (Temporary Standing Order)

(1) There shall be a select committee, called the European Statutory Instruments Committee, to examine and report on—

(i) any of the following documents laid before the House of Commons in accordance with paragraph 2A(3)(b) or 10A(3)(b) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act [2018]—

(a) a draft of an instrument; and

(b) a memorandum setting out both a statement made by a Minister of the Crown to the effect that in the Minister’s opinion the instrument should be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament (the negative procedure) and the reasons for that opinion, and

(ii) any matter arising from its consideration of such documents.

(2) In its consideration of a document referred to in paragraph 1(i) the committee shall include, in addition to such other matters as it deems appropriate, whether the draft instrument—

(i) contains any provision of the type specified in paragraph 1(2), 5(2) or 6(2) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act [2018] in relation to which the Act requires that a draft of the instrument must be laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament (the affirmative procedure);

(ii) otherwise appears to make an inappropriate use of the negative procedure;

and shall report to the House its recommendation of the procedure which should apply.

(3) The committee shall have regard to—

(i) reasons offered by the Minister in support of the Minister’s opinion that the instrument should be subject to the negative procedure;

(ii) any relevant report of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

(4) Before reporting on any document, the committee shall provide to the government department concerned an opportunity to provide orally or in writing to it or any sub-committee appointed by it such further explanations as the committee may require except to the extent that the committee considers that it is not reasonably practicable to do so within the period provided by the Act.

(5) It shall be an instruction to the committee that it shall report any recommendation that the affirmative procedure should apply within the period specified by the Act.

(6) The committee shall consist of sixteen Members.

(7) The committee and any sub-committees appointed by it shall have the assistance of the Counsel to the Speaker.

(8) The committee shall have power to appoint specialist advisers either to supply information which is not readily available or to elucidate matters of complexity within the committee’s order of reference.

(9) The committee shall have power to send for persons, papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place, and to report from time to time.

(10) The committee shall have power to appoint sub-committees and to refer to such sub-committees any of the matters referred to the committee.

(11) Each such sub-committee shall have power to send for persons, papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place, and to report to the committee from time to time.

(12) The committee shall have power to report from time to time the evidence taken before such sub-committees, and the formal minutes of sub-committees.

(13) The quorum of each such sub-committee shall be two.

(14) The committee shall have power to seek from any committee specified in paragraph (15) of this order its opinion on any document within its remit, and to require a reply to such a request within such time as it may specify.

(15) The committees specified for the purposes of this order are those appointed under Standing Order No. 152 (Select committees related to government departments) including any sub-committees of such committees, the Regulatory Reform Committee, the European Scrutiny Committee, the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, the Procedure Committee, the Committee of Public Accounts, the Environmental Audit Committee and the Committee on Exiting the European Union.

(16) The committee may also request an opinion from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and the Joint Committee on Human Rights.

(17) Unless the House otherwise orders each Member nominated to the committee shall continue to be a member of it for the remainder of the Parliament, or until this Standing Order lapses, whichever occurs sooner.

(18) This Standing Order, to the extent that it relates to a regulation making power provided to the Government under section 7, 8 or 9 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act [2018] shall lapse upon the expiry of the power to make new regulations under that section and shall lapse entirely upon expiry of the last such remaining power.

B: LIAISON COMMITTEE

That the Order of the House of 6 November 2017 (Liaison Committee: Membership) be amended, in the second paragraph, by inserting, in the appropriate place, “European Statutory Instruments Committee”.

C: POSITIONS FOR WHICH ADDITIONAL SALARIES ARE PAYABLE FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 4A(2) OF THE PARLIAMENTARY STANDARDS ACT 2009

That the Order of the House of 19 March 2013 (Positions for which additional salaries are payable for the purposes of section 4A(2) of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009) be amended, in paragraph (1)(a), by inserting, in the appropriate place, “the European Statutory Instruments Committee”.

D: PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS UNDER PARAGRAPH 2A(3)(b) OR 10A(3)(b) OF SCHEDULE 7 TO THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) ACT [2018]

Where, under Paragraph 2A(3)(b) or 10A(3)(b) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act [2018], any document is to be laid before this House, the delivery of a copy of the document to the Votes and Proceedings Office on any day during the existence of a Parliament shall be deemed to be for all purposes the laying of it before the House; and the proviso to Standing Order No. 159 shall not apply to any document laid in accordance with this Order.

Notes:

The Accounting Officer has prepared a memorandum on the financial consequences of this motion, pursuant to Standing Order No. 22C(2). Copies are available in the Vote Office.

8. FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS

John Glen

That the draft Financial Services Act 2012 (Mutual Societies) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 19 December 2017, be approved.

9. BUILDING SOCIETIES

John Glen

That the draft Building Societies (Restricted Transactions) (Amendment to the Prohibition on Entering into Derivatives Transactions) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 20 December 2017, be approved.

10. FINANCIAL SERVICES

John Glen

That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 21 December 2017, be approved.

11. RATING AND VALUATION

Rishi Sunak

That the draft Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 21 December 2017, be approved.

Notes:

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

12. ENERGY

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Works Detrimental to Navigation (Powers and Duties of Inspectors) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 January, be approved.

13. REGULATORY REFORM

Secretary Amber Rudd

That the draft Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) (Custodial Premises) Subordinate Provisions Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 23 January, 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 Wales and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83P)

14. PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Enhanced Partnership Plans and Schemes (Objections) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

Notes:

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

15. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 25 January, 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)

16. DEFENCE

Mr Tobias Ellwood

That the draft Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 25 January, be approved.

17. PENSIONS

Guy Opperman

That the draft Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

18. PASSPORTS

Secretary Amber Rudd

That the draft Passport (Fees) Regulations Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

19. BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

20. PENSIONS

Secretary Esther McVey

That the draft National Employment Savings Trust (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 31 January, be approved.

21. CRIMINAL LAW

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the draft Electronic Commerce Directive (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 30 January, be approved.

22. ELECTRICITY

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Powers of Seizure) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 1 February, be approved.

23. TRADE BILL: REMAINING STAGES

Not amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

24. TAXATION (CROSS-BORDER TRADE) BILL: REMAINING STAGES

Not amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

25. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Jake Berry

That the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 5 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered the Instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

26. ELECTRICITY

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Electricity Supplier Payments (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 5 February, be approved.

27. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 5 February, be approved.

28. FINANCIAL GUIDANCE AND CLAIMS BILL [LORDS]: REMAINING STAGES

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

The Speaker certified before Second Reading that Clause 27 of and Schedule 4 to the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [Lords] related exclusively to England and Wales on matters within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83J.

29. ENERGY

Claire Perry

That the draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 7 February, be approved.

30. ENERGY

Claire Perry

That the draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 7 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

31. HOUSING

Dominic Rabb

That the draft Insolvency of Registered Providers of Social Housing Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 7 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

32. ANIMALS

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 8 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

33. RATING AND VALUATION

Rishi Sunak

That the Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 8 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

34. POLICE

Secretary Amber Rudd

That the draft Police Powers of Designated Civilian Staff and Volunteers (Excluded Powers and Duties of Constables) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 7 February, 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).

35. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Greg Clark

That the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 8 February, be approved.

36. CUSTOMS

Mel Stride

That the draft Finance Act 2003, Part 3 (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House 20 February, be approved.

37. DATA PROTECTION

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the draft Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 20 February, be approved.

38. MENTAL HEALTH UNITS (USE OF FORCE) BILL: MONEY

Mel Stride

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State, and

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

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

39. INFORMATION COMMISSIONER (REMUNERATION)

Margot James

That, from 1 April 2018-  

(1) the Information Commissioner shall be paid a salary of £160,000 per annum and pension benefits in accordance with the standard award for the civil service pension scheme;

(2) this salary shall be increased by 1% each year on 1 April;

(3) the Information Commissioner in post on 1 April 2018 shall also be paid, as part of their salary, a non-consolidated, non-pensionable annual allowance of £20,000 for the duration of the single-term appointment; and

(4) all previous resolutions relating to the salary and pension of the Information Commissioner shall cease to have effect.

Relevant Documents:

An explanatory memorandum is available in the Vote Office.

40. COMPANIES

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Companies (Disclosure of Address) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

41. TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES

Secretary David Gauke

That the draft First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Composition of Tribunal) (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

42. EUROPEAN UNION

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Work in Fishing Convention) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

43. ANIMALS

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Mandatory Use of Closed Circuit Television in Slaughterhouses (England) Regulations 2018, which was laid before this House on 23 February, 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).

44. GOVERNMENT TRADING FUNDS

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Land Registry Trading Fund (Extension and Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 26 February, 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 Wales and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83P).

45. CRIMINAL LAW

Secretary David Gauke

That the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Deferred Prosecution Agreements) (Amendment of Specified Offences) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 26 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

46. WOMEN AND EQUALITIES COMMITTEE

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee

That Vicky Ford be a member of the Women and Equalities Committee.

47. PETITIONS COMMITTEE

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee

That Rehman Chishti be discharged from the Petitions Committee and Luke Hall be added.

48. NORTHERN IRELAND AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee

That Maria Caulfield be discharged from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and Mr Robert Goodwill be added.

49. FINANCE COMMITTEE

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee

That Mr William Wragg be discharged from the Finance Committee and Luke Graham be added.

50. CONSOLDATION, &C., BILLS (JOINT COMMITTEE)

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee

That Mims Davies and Amanda Milling be discharged from the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills amd Bim Afolami and Colin Clark be added.

51. REGULATORY REFORM

Dominic Rabb

That the draft Legislative Reform (Regulator of Social Housing) (England) Order 2018, which was laid before this House 28 February , 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 (Standing Order No. 83P).

52. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (Railways) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 28 February, 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 (Standing Order No. 83P).