Business for Thursday 01 March 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

9.30am

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Transport

10.30am

Urgent Questions (if any), Business Question to the Leader of the House, Ministerial Statements (if any)

Select Committee Statement on:

OP buttonFourth Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee, 2017 elections to the International Court of Justice, HC 860

Until 5.00pm

Backbench Business:

OP buttonMotion: Seasonal migrant workers

OP buttonGeneral debate: Welsh affairs

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Future of ATMs (Simon Hoare)

Westminster Hall

1.30pm

Freedom of religion or belief

Business Today: Chamber 

9.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

1Paula Sherriff (Dewsbury)
What assessment he has made of the equity of levels of transport spending by region. (904101)

2Mr Ranil Jayawardena (North East Hampshire)
What assessment he has made of the timescale required for the electrification of the Reading to Basingstoke line. (904102)

3Vernon Coaker (Gedling)
What steps his Department is taking to reduce transport emissions. (904103)

4Ian Mearns (Gateshead)
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of the early termination of the Virgin Trains East Coast franchise. (904105)

5Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South)
What assessment he has made of the need to mitigate the effects of congestion resulting from the construction of HS2 Phase 2A. (904106)

6Mike Amesbury (Weaver Vale)
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of bus journeys in England. (904107)

7Damian Green (Ashford)
What steps his Department is taking to identify emergency parking sites for lorries when travel across the Channel is disrupted. (904108)

8Karen Lee (Lincoln)
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of the early termination of the Virgin Trains East Coast franchise. (904110)

9Clive Efford (Eltham)
Whether his Department can prevent a rail operating company from bidding to retain its franchise as a result of that company's performance. (904111)

10Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield)
When he plans to meet representatives of the road safety sector to discuss road safety policy. (904113)

11Jessica Morden (Newport East)
What steps his Department is taking to reduce road injuries and deaths. (904114)

12Margaret Greenwood (Wirral West)
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of bus journeys in England. (904115)

13Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham)
What steps his Department is taking to improve the condition of local roads. (904116)

14Nigel Mills (Amber Valley)
What steps his Department is taking to support community transport operators. (904117)

15Liz Twist (Blaydon)
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the early termination of the Virgin Trains East Coast franchise on (a) passengers and (b) rail services. (904118)

16Sir Patrick McLoughlin (Derbyshire Dales)
What estimate his Department has made of the amount that will be invested in transport infrastructure in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire between 2010 and 2020. (904119)

17Imran Hussain (Bradford East)
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of the early termination of the Virgin Trains East Coast franchise. (904120)

18Johnny Mercer (Plymouth, Moor View)
Whether his Department plans to respond to the Peninsula Rail Task Force report and set out a rail strategy for the South West. (904121)

19Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd)
What steps his Department is taking to improve rail infrastructure in North Wales. (904123)

20Rachel Maclean (Redditch)
What steps his Department is taking to prepare transport infrastructure for severe winter weather. (904124)

At 10.15am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

T1Sir Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (904126)

T2Dr Rupa Huq (Ealing Central and Acton) (904127)

T3Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South) (904128)

T4Liz McInnes (Heywood and Middleton) (904129)

T5Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden) (904130)

T6Justin Madders (Ellesmere Port and Neston) (904131)

T7Jeremy Quin (Horsham) (904132)

T8Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire) (904133)

T9Tony Lloyd (Rochdale) (904134)

T10Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South) (904135)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

10.30am

OP buttonUrgent Questions (if any)

OP buttonBusiness Question to the Leader of the House

OP buttonMinisterial Statements (if any)

OP buttonSelect Committee Statement on the publication of the Fourth Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee, 2017 elections to the International Court of Justice, HC 860

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. BACKBENCH BUSINESS

Until 5.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(3))

OP buttonSeasonal migrant workers

Kirstene Hair

Colin Clark

That this House recognises that seasonal migrant workers make a substantial and positive impact on the UK economy; believes that easy access to seasonal migrant workers is vital for economic prosperity; and calls on the Government to bring forward proposals to allow businesses to continue to access seasonal migrant workers from EU and non-EU countries.

OP buttonWelsh affairs

Albert Owen

Liz Saville Roberts

David T. C. Davies

That this House has considered Welsh affairs.

Notes:

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

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

OP buttonFuture of ATMs: Simon Hoare

Business Today: Westminster Hall 

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

The sitting will last for up to three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1))

1.30pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered freedom of religion or belief: Jim Shannon

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)).

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

1.Data Protection Bill [HL]

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

2.EU Environment Council

Secretary of State for the Home Department

3.Terrorism

4.The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s report on the Child Migration Programmes case study

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

5.Future of the Grenfell Tower Site

Prime Minister

6.Oversight of investigatory powers

Notes:

Texts of Written Statements are available from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statements/.

Committees meeting today 

The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be changed without notice.

Public Bill Committees 

OP buttonSanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords]

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
11.30am (public)

OP buttonSanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords]

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
2.00pm (public)

Other Committees 

OP buttonSpeaker’s Committee for the Independent Standards Authority

Subject: IPSA’s Main Estimate and Corporate Plan

Witnesses: Ruth Evans, Chair, and Marcial Boo, Chief Executive, IPSA

Room 15
2.00pm (private), 2.15pm (public)

Committee reports published today 

BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY 

OP button5th Report: The impact of Brexit on the automotive sector, HC 379
Time of publication:
00.01am

JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS 

OP button3rd Report: Legislative Scrutiny: Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, HC 568
Time of publication:
11.30am