Business for Thursday 12 July 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

9.30am

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.10am

Oral Questions: Church Commissioners, the House of Commons Commission and the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

10.30am

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

Select Committee Statement on:

OP buttonTenth Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Global Britain and the Western Balkans, HC 1013

Until 5.00pm

Backbench Business:

OP buttonMotion: Practice of forced adoption in the UK

OP buttonGeneral debate: Lessons from the collapse of Carillion

No debate

Presentation of Public Petitions

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Passenger comfort specifications in railway rolling stock procurement (Iain Stewart)

Westminster Hall

1.30pm

Failures in the banking sector

Business Today: Chamber 

9.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

1Douglas Chapman (Dunfermline and West Fife)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on the export value of food and drink sector products with the protected geographical indication mark. (906409)

2Chris Davies (Brecon and Radnorshire)
What steps he is taking to promote the planting of trees. (906411)

3Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure that UK fish exports have free and frictionless market access to the rest of Europe in the event of the UK leaving the EU. (906412)

4Mrs Sheryll Murray (South East Cornwall)
What plans he has to reform agriculture and fisheries management when the UK leaves the EU. (906413)

5Ian C. Lucas (Wrexham)
What the Government's policy is on the level of remuneration of senior executives of monopoly water providers. (906414)

6James Cartlidge (South Suffolk)
What steps he is taking to tackle waste criminals. (906416)

7Liz Twist (Blaydon)
What recent estimate he has made of the amount of plastic waste that the UK sends overseas for recycling. (906418)

8Maria Caulfield (Lewes)
What plans he has to reform agriculture and fisheries management when the UK leaves the EU. (906419)

9Jessica Morden (Newport East)
What steps he is taking to reduce the amount of plastic waste that the UK sends overseas for recycling. (906420)

10Colin Clark (Gordon): What steps he is taking to enable farmers to grow produce in a more environmentally sustainable way.(906421)

11Danielle Rowley (Midlothian)
What plans the Government has to maintain UK standards on food quality and safety in trade agreements concluded after the UK leaves the EU. (906422)

12Rachael Maskell (York Central)
What the implications are for his policy on air quality of the report of the Committee on Climate Change, Reducing UK emissions - 2018 Progress Report to Parliament. (906424)

13Nigel Huddleston (Mid Worcestershire)
What steps he is taking to tackle air pollution. (906425)

14Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South)
What plans he has to improve access to veterinary care for animal owners on low incomes. (906426)

At 10.00am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

T1Sir Patrick McLoughlin (Derbyshire Dales)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (906427)

T2Chris Davies (Brecon and Radnorshire) (906428)

T3Fiona Bruce (Congleton) (906430)

T4Andrew Lewer (Northampton South) (906432)

T5Graham Stringer (Blackley and Broughton) (906433)

T6Sir Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire) (906434)

At 10.10am

OP buttonOral Questions to the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission and the Honourable Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners and the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission

1Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England has made on its target to increase ordinations by 2020; and what proportion of recent new ordinands are women. (906397)

2Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what representations the Commission has received on the potential installation of electronic voting systems in the Chamber as part of the (a) Restoration and Renewal Programme and (b) Northern Estate Programme. (906398)

3Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith)
To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what recent estimate the Commission has made of the cost of repairing and refurbishing the Palace of Westminster. (906399)

4Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what representations the Commission has received on the potential installation of electronic voting systems in the Chamber as part of the (a) Restoration and Renewal Programme and (b) Northern Estate Programme. (906400)

5Dame Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham)
To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what proposals the Electoral Commission has for changing the rules on referenda. (906401)

6Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what steps the Church of England is taking to encourage the development of creative learning in its primary schools. (906402)

7Bob Blackman (Harrow East)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England has made on its work to tackle modern day slavery; and what steps the Church of England is taking to educate school children on that issue. (906403)

8Chris Davies (Brecon and Radnorshire)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what advice is being made available to churches to better protect their buildings against metal theft. (906404)

9John Grogan (Keighley)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent steps the Church of England has taken to promote inter-faith dialogue. (906405)

10Michael Tomlinson (Mid Dorset and North Poole)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England has made in its work to tackle modern day slavery. (906406)

11Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent assessment the Church of England has made of the effect of the Clewer Initiative on modern slavery in the UK. (906407)

12Stephen Timms (East Ham)
To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England is making on building new churches in London. (906408)

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 Tenth Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Global Britain and the Western Balkans, HC 1013

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. BACKBENCH BUSINESS

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

OP buttonPractice of forced adoption in the UK

Alison McGovern

Stephen Twigg

That this House recognises the pain and suffering that the historical practice of forced adoption caused many women and children; and calls on the Government to issue an apology to women and children affected by that practice.

OP buttonLessons from the collapse of Carillion

Rachel Reeves

That this House has considered lessons from the collapse of Carillion.

Relevant Documents:

Second Joint Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Work and Pensions Committees, Carillion, HC 769

Second Special Joint Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee and Work and Pensions Committee, Carillion: Responses from Interested Parties to the Second Joint Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee and the Work and Pensions Committee, HC 1392

Forty-first Report of the Committee of Public Accounts, Government risk assessments relating to Carillion, HC 1045

Seventh Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, After Carillion: Public sector outsourcing and contracting, HC 748

Oral evidence taken before the Liaison Committee on 7 February 2018, on Cross-government response to the collapse of Carillion, HC 770

Notes:

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

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS 

No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)

OP buttonHome education: draft guidance and consultation: Mike Gapes

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

OP buttonPassenger comfort specifications in railway rolling stock procurement: Iain Stewart

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 failures in the banking sector: Martin Whitfield

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 

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

1.ECOFIN: 13 July 2018

2.Update on the pensions cold calling ban

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

3.Media matters

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

4.July Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

5.British Council Annual Report 2017-18

6.Foreign Affairs Council – 16 July 2018

Secretary of State for the Home Department

7.Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services Inspection Report: ‘The national tasking, coordination and governance of the response to serious and organised crime’

8.Immigration

9.Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (01 March 2018 to 31 May 2018)

10.Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (01 December 2017 to 28 February 2018)

Secretary of State for Justice

11.Justice Update

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

12.The Child Maintenance Compliance and Arrears Strategy and the Child Support (Miscellaneous amendment) Regulations 2018

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 buttonVoyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 11
11.30am (public)

OP buttonVoyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 11
2.00pm (public)

Delegated Legislation Committees 

OP buttonSeventh Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Strategic Partnership Agreement) (Canada) Order 2018, the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Framework Agreement) (Australia) Order 2018 and the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership Agreement on Relations and Cooperation) (New Zealand) Order 2018

Room 9
11.30am (public)

Committee reports published today 

BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY AND WORK AND PENSIONS 

OP button2nd Special Report: Carillion: Responses from Interested Parties to the Tenth Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee and Twelfth Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, HC 1392
Time of publication:
0.01am

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS 

OP button54th Report: Visit to Washington DC, HC 1404
Time of publication:
0.01am