Business for Monday 21 May 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

2.30pm

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Work and Pensions

3.30pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any)

Up to three hours

Emergency Debate: Money resolutions for private Members’ bills

Until 10.00pm

Tenant Fees Bill: Second Reading

Followed by

Motions without separate debate:

OP buttonProgramme

OP buttonMoney

Up to 45 minutes

Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill: Money

No debate

Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval)

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Hypothyroidism (Sir Vince Cable)

Westminster Hall

4.30pm

Debate on an e-petition relating to the sale of puppies by pet shops and commercial third-party dealers

Business Today: Chamber 

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

1Stephen McPartland (Stevenage)
What steps he is taking to implement the 2017 Budget changes to universal credit. (905434)

2Liz Twist (Blaydon)
What estimate she has made of the number of families affected by the two-child limit for child tax credits and universal credit since April 2017. (905435)

3Douglas Ross (Moray)
What recent assessment the Government has made of trends in youth employment. (905436)

4Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood)
What assessment her Department has made of recent trends in the average level of household debt of people receiving universal credit. (905437)

5Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne)
What assessment she has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on the number of evictions in the private rented sector. (905438)

6Peter Grant (Glenrothes)
What progress her Department has made on processing back-payments for personal independence payment claims. (905439)

7Tom Pursglove (Corby)
What steps the Government is taking to help young disabled people into work. (905440)

8Priti Patel (Witham)
What steps her Department is taking to improve social mobility. (905441)

9Jo Platt (Leigh)
What assessment her Department has made of the effect of the introduction of universal credit on the ability of victims of domestic violence to claim benefits. (905442)

10Mary Robinson (Cheadle)
What progress is being made on automatic enrolment for employees in Cheadle constituency. (905443)

11Adam Afriyie (Windsor)
What progress is being made on increasing private pension provision in Windsor constituency. (905444)

12Graham P Jones (Hyndburn)
What assessment she has made of the appropriateness of the eligibility criteria for attendance allowance. (905445)

13Justin Madders (Ellesmere Port and Neston)
What mental health awareness training her Department provides for personal independence payment assessors. (905446)

14Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)
What recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of fees and charges applied by asset managers to the investments made by defined contribution and defined benefit pension schemes. (905447)

15Michael Tomlinson (Mid Dorset and North Poole)
What steps her Department is taking to support people furthest from the labour market. (905449)

16Robert Halfon (Harlow)
What financial support is available for disabled people who incur costs relating to their condition which welfare payments are not designed to meet. (905450)

17Scott Mann (North Cornwall)
What steps he is taking to ensure that universal credit supports people to increase their earnings and progress in their jobs. (905451)

18Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith)
When she last visited a personal independence payment assessment centre. (905452)

19Ged Killen (Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
What assessment her Department has made of trends in the number of people signposted or referred to food banks in areas where full service universal credit has been rolled out. (905453)

20Nigel Huddleston (Mid Worcestershire)
What plans the Government has to increase compliance with child maintenance responsibilities. (905454)

21Ruth Smeeth (Stoke-on-Trent North)
What records her Department keeps on the allocation of crisis and budgeting loans. (905456)

22Julie Elliott (Sunderland Central)
What steps she is taking to ensure that support is provided for former Carillion employees whose pensions will not be covered by the Pension Protection Fund. (905457)

23Kirstene Hair (Angus)
What recent assessment she has made of trends in long-term unemployment. (905458)

At 3.15pm

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

T1Layla Moran (Oxford West and Abingdon)
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities. (905459)

T2Liz Twist (Blaydon) (905460)

T3Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington) (905461)

T4Stephen Kerr (Stirling) (905462)

T5Paula Sherriff (Dewsbury) (905463)

T6Henry Smith (Crawley) (905464)

T7Damien Moore (Southport) (905465)

T8Ms Karen Buck (Westminster North) (905466)

T9Robert Halfon (Harlow) (905467)

T10Vicky Ford (Chelmsford) (905468)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

3.30pm

OP buttonUrgent Questions (if any)

OP buttonMinisterial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. EMERGENCY DEBATE: MONEY RESOLUTIONS FOR PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BILLS

Up to three hours (Standing Order No. 24)

Afzal Khan

That this House has considered the expectation that the Government brings forward a Money resolution relating to a private Member’s bill which has received a second reading.

Notes:

The application for this debate was made, and leave given, on 17 May.

2. TENANT FEES BILL: SECOND READING

Until 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(3))

Notes:

Queen's Consent to be signified on Third Reading.

The Speaker has certified that the Tenant Fees Bill relates exclusively to England on matters within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83J.

Relevant Documents:

Third Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Tenant Fees Bill, HC 583, and the Government response, Cm 9610

3. TENANT FEES BILL: PROGRAMME

No debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7))

Secretary James Brokenshire

That the following provisions shall apply to the Tenant Fees Bill:

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 12 June 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 any 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.

4. TENANT FEES BILL: MONEY

No debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a))

Mel Stride

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Tenant Fees 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 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; and

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

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 10.00pm 

OP buttonDEFERRED DIVISIONS

No debate (Standing Order No. 41A(3))

The Prime Minister

That, at this day’s sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Mel Stride relating to the Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

5. HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (NATIONAL DATA GUARDIAN) BILL: MONEY

Up to 45 minutes (Standing Order No. 52(1)(b))

Mel Stride

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred under the Act by the Secretary of State.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

6. BANKS AND BANKING

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Elizabeth Truss

That the draft Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 16 April, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

7. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Nadhim Zahawi

That the draft Restriction on the Preparation of Adoption Reports (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 16 April, 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).

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

8. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Rishi Sunak

That the draft Somerset West and Taunton (Modification of Boundary Change Enactments) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

9. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Rishi Sunak

That the draft Somerset West and Taunton (Local Government Changes) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

10. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Rishi Sunak

That the draft Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole (Structural Changes) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

11. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Rishi Sunak

That the draft Dorset (Structural Changes) (Modification of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

12. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 23 April, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

OP buttonHypothyroidism: Sir Vince Cable

Business Today: Westminster Hall 

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

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

4.30pm

OP buttonPetitions

Martyn Day

That this House has considered e-petition 213451 relating to the sale of puppies by pet shops and commercial third-party dealers.

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Petitions Committee. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

Relevant Documents:

Third Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2016-17, Animal welfare in England: domestic pets, HC 117, and the Government response, HC 1003.

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Defence

1.Call-Out Order to Support Operations in Mali

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

2.Media matters

3.Pre-Council WMS: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

4.Provision of Early Recovery Assistance to the Overseas Territories

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

5.The Human Medicines Regulations 2012 Advisory Bodies – Annual Report 2017

Secretary of State for International Trade

6.Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Secretary of State for Transport

7.Road Haulage Update

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

8.Jobseeker’s Allowance trial

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 buttonHaulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] Programming Sub-Committee

Room 13
2.30pm (private)

Delegated Legislation Committees 

OP buttonFirst Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft Breaching of Limits on Ticket Sales Regulations 2018

Room 9
6.00pm (public)

Select Committees 

OP buttonHousing, Communities and Local Government

Subject: Planning guidance on fracking

Witnesses: Dominic Raab MP, Minister of State for Housing, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

OP buttonPublic Accounts

Subject: Employment and Support Allowance

Witnesses: Daphne Hall, Vice Chair, National Association of Welfare Rights Advisers, and Geoff Fimister, Policy Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium; Peter Schofield, new Permanent Secretary, Emma Haddad, Director, Working Age Benefits, and James Wolfe, Director for Disability Employment and Support, Department for Work and Pensions (at 4.30pm)

Room 16
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

OP buttonHigh Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Subject: High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Witnesses: 54 - William Murray, Petitioner, 48 - The Governing Board, Henry Chadwick Community Primary School, Petitioners, 5 - Mavesyn Ridware Parish Council, Petitioners, 134 - Woore Parish Council, Petitioners, and 190 - Woore Primary and Nursery School, Petitioners

Room 5
4.00pm (private), 4.05pm (public)

OP buttonTreasury Sub-Committee

Subject: The Work of National Savings and Investments

Witnesses: Ian Ackerley, Chief Executive, Sarah Tebbutt, Acting Director of Risk, and Chloe Bowes, Acting Director of Finance, National Savings & Investments

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
4.00pm (private), 4.15pm (public)

OP buttonTransport

Subject: Intercity East Coast rail franchise

Witnesses: Iryna Terlecky, Director, TBI Consulting Ltd, and Nicola Wood, Director, UK Rail Advisory Ltd; The Rt Hon the Lord Adonis, and Elaine Holt, Former Chief Executive, Directly Operated Railways (at 5.45pm)

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
4.15pm (private), 4.45pm (public)

OP buttonAdministration

Room 18
4.30pm (private)

OP buttonHigh Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Subject: High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Witnesses: As for afternoon session unless already heard

Room 5
7.00pm (private), 7.05pm (public)

JOINT COMMITTEES 

OP buttonNational Security Strategy

Subject: Cyber Security: Critical National Infrastructure

Witnesses: Rob Crook, Managing Director of Cyber Security and Intelligence, Raytheon UK, Ruth Davis, Head of Commercial Strategy and Public Policy, BT Security, Alastair MacWillson, Chair of Institute of Information Security and Chair of Qufaro@Bletchley Park, and Elliot Rose, Digital Trust Cyber and Security, PA Consulting Group

Room 4a
3.30pm (private), 4.15pm (public)

Committee reports published today 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS 

OP buttonEighth Report: Moscow’s Gold: Russian Corruption in the UK, HC 932
Time of publication:
0.01am

WELSH AFFAIRS 

OP buttonFirst Report: The cancellation of rail electrification in South Wales, HC 403
Time of publication:
0.01am

WORK AND PENSIONS AND TREASURY 

OP buttonFirst Joint Report: The Motability scheme, HC 847
Time of publication:
0.01am