Business for Tuesday 11 September 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

11.30am

Prayers

No debate

Private Business

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Treasury

12.30pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any)

Up to 20 minutes

Ten Minute Rule Motion: Online Forums (Lucy Powell)

Up to three hours

Emergency Debate: Recent escalation of violence in Yemen

Up to 45 minutes

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Programme (No.2) (Motion)

Until 9.00pm*

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Remaining Stages

(* if the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Programme (No.2) Motion is agreed to)

Up to 45 minutes

Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill: Money

No debate

European Union Document (Motion)

No debate

Statutory Instruments (Motion for approval)

Until 7.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Roll-out of personal independence payments (Hugh Gaffney)

Westminster Hall

9.30am

Human rights abuses and UK assistance to Bahrain

11.00am

Roll-out of universal credit in Liverpool

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

2.30pm

Funeral poverty

4.00pm

Trans-Pennine rail travel and delays

4.30pm

Final report of the Economic Justice Commission

Business Today: Chamber 

11.30am Prayers

Followed by

PRIVATE BUSINESS 

OP buttonUniversity of London Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

No debate (Standing Order No. 20)

Sir Christopher Chope

On Second Reading of the University of London Bill [Lords], to move, That the Bill be read a second time upon this day six months.

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

1James Morris (Halesowen and Rowley Regis)
What fiscal steps he is taking to support the pubs sector. (906778)

2Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham)
What fiscal steps he is taking to support the pubs sector. (906779)

3Mohammad Yasin (Bedford)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on NHS funding. (906780)

4Danielle Rowley (Midlothian)
What plans he has to tackle household debt. (906781)

5Ben Bradley (Mansfield)
What steps he is taking to invest in infrastructure in the East Midlands. (906782)

6Mr Gary Streeter (South West Devon)
If he will provide additional resources to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to support the Mayflower 400-year anniversary celebrations. (906783)

7Matthew Pennycook (Greenwich and Woolwich)
What plans he has to tackle household debt. (906784)

8Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford)
Whether he has made an assessment of the adequacy of his Department's cross-departmental guidance on the contracting out of public services as a result of recent disturbances in prisons. (906785)

9Robert Halfon (Harlow)
What assessment he has made of the effect of the fuel duty freeze on household incomes. (906786)

10Jo Swinson (East Dunbartonshire)
What steps he is taking to ensure that large international technology companies pay an appropriate level of tax in the UK. (906787)

11Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton, Kemptown)
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of tax incentives to support the sale of companies to employees. (906788)

12Imran Hussain (Bradford East)
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of wage growth and inflation. (906789)

13Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central)
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of wage growth and inflation. (906790)

14Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of green finance. (906791)

15Jessica Morden (Newport East)
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of the national living wage. (906792)

16Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck (South Shields)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on NHS funding. (906793)

17Gavin Newlands (Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
What assessment he has made of the effect of the Government’s fiscal policies on household budgets in Scotland. (906794)

18Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North)
What plans he has to tackle household debt. (906795)

19Douglas Chapman (Dunfermline and West Fife)
What recent discussions he has had with his Scottish counterpart on supporting economic growth in Scotland. (906796)

20Preet Kaur Gill (Birmingham, Edgbaston)
What plans he has to increase fiscal support for the co-operative sector. [R](906797)

21Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of green finance. (906798)

22Chris Green (Bolton West)
What steps he is taking to support economic growth. (906799)

23Vicky Ford (Chelmsford)
What steps he is taking to invest in infrastructure in the Chelmsford area. (906800)

24Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)
What steps he is taking to reduce the total net annual financial outflow from the UK to the EU; and if he will make a statement. (906801)

25Paul Masterton (East Renfrewshire)
What assessment he has made of the potential contribution of FinTech to the economy. (906802)

At 12.15pm

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

T1Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (906803)

T2Wes Streeting (Ilford North) (906804)

T3Mike Amesbury (Weaver Vale) (906806)

T4Toby Perkins (Chesterfield) (906807)

T5Scott Mann (North Cornwall) (906808)

T6Tonia Antoniazzi (Gower) (906809)

T7Peter Aldous (Waveney) (906810)

T8Catherine West (Hornsey and Wood Green) (906811)

T9Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury) (906812)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

12.30pm

OP buttonUrgent Questions (if any)

OP buttonMinisterial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. Online Forums: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Up to 20 minutes (Standing Order No. 23)

Lucy Powell

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make administrators and moderators of certain online forums responsible for content published on those forums; to require such administrators and moderators to remove certain content; to require platforms to publish information about such forums; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

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

2. EMERGENCY DEBATE: RECENT ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE IN YEMEN

Up to three hours (Standing Order No. 24)

Stephen Twigg

That this House has considered the recent escalation of violence in Yemen.

Notes:

The application for this debate was made, and leave given, on 10 September.

3. COUNTER-TERRORISM AND border SECURITY BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 2)

Up to 45 minutes (Standing Order No. 83A(9))

Secretary Sajid Javid

That the Order of 11 June 2018 be varied as follows:

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

(2) Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading shall be taken in one day in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

(3) Proceedings on Consideration-

(a) shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table, and

(b) shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.

TABLE

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

New Clauses and new Schedules creating offences relating to terrorism; amendments to Clauses 1 to 10; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Prevent and amendments to Clause 18

6.00pm

New Clauses, new Schedules and amendments relating to European Arrest Warrants; remaining proceedings on Consideration

8.00pm

(4) Any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 8.00pm.

(5) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 9.00pm.

4. Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Remaining Stages

Until 9.00pm (if the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill Programme (No.2) Motion is agreed to)

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Relevant Documents:

Ninth Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, HL Paper 167, HC 1208, and the Government Response reported to the House on Thursday 6 September.

Notes:

For amendments, see separate paper (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

If the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill Programme (No.2) Motion is agreed to, proceedings, so far as not previously concluded will be drawn to a conclusion on the first group of amendments at 6.00pm, on the second group at 8.00pm, and on Third Reading at 9.00pm.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 7.00PM 

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 Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill: Money.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

5. ORGAN DONATION (DEEMED CONSENT) BILL: MONEY

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

Mel Stride

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) 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 out of money so provided.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

6. EU-SINGAPORE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (FTA) AND INVESTMENT PROTECTION AGREEMENT (IPA)

No debate (Standing Order No. 119(11))

George Hollingbery

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 7966/18 on the signature of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 13 and European Union Document No. 7967/18 on the conclusion of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 13; welcomes the proposed signature and conclusion, on behalf of the EU, of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement; further notes European Union Document No. 7973/18 on the signature of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 2 and European Union Document No. 7974/18 on the conclusion of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 2; and further notes the signature and conclusion of the proposed Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States and Singapore.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 7.00pm, the division will be deferred.

7. CONTRACTS

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

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 4 July, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 7.00pm, the division will be deferred.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

Until 7.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

OP buttonRoll-out of personal independence payments: Hugh Gaffney

Business Today: Westminster Hall 

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

9.30am

OP buttonThat this House has considered human rights abuses and UK assistance to Bahrain: Andy Slaughter

Notes:

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

11.00am

OP buttonThat this House has considered roll-out of universal credit in Liverpool: Dan Carden

Notes:

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

2.30pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered funeral poverty: Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

4.00pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered Trans-Pennine rail travel and delays: Kevin Hollinrake

4.30pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered the final report of the Economic Justice Commission: Liam Byrne

Notes:

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.

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Defence

1.Opposition Day Defence Industry and Shipbuilding Debate - 11 July 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 buttonCivil Liability Bill [Lords]

To consider the Bill

Room 11
9.25am (public)

OP buttonCivil Liability Bill [Lords]

Further to consider the Bill

Room 11
2.00pm (public)

OP buttonOffensive Weapons Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
9.25am (public)

OP buttonOffensive Weapons Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
2.00pm (public)

Select Committees 

OP buttonScience and Technology

Room 17
9.00am (private)

OP buttonTreasury

Subject: The UK’s economic relationship with the European Union

Witnesses: Kevin Wall, CEO, Barclays Ireland, Mark Garvin, Vice Chairman, J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank, and James Bardrick, Head of Citi UK and CEO of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
9.00am (private), 9.15am (public)

OP buttonDigital, Culture, Media and Sport

Subject: BBC Annual Report 2017-18

Witnesses: Tony Hall, Director General, BBC, and Anne Bulford OBE, Deputy Director General, BBC

MediaCityUK, Salford
9.15am (private), 9.30am (public)

OP buttonEducation

Room 7
9.30am (private)

OP buttonJustice

Subject: Prison population 2022: planning for the future

Witnesses: Mark Fairhurst, National Chair, Prison Officers Association, Nick Pascoe, Vice-Chair, Prison Governors Association, and Julia Rogers, Managing Director Justice and Immigration, Serco

Room 8
9.30am (private), 10.00am (public)

OP buttonPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs

Subject: Electoral intimidation and voter identification

Witnesses: Chloe Smith MP, Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for the Constitution)

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9.30am (private), 10.00am (public)

OP buttonCommittee on Standards

Room 5
9.45am (private)

OP buttonEnvironmental Audit

Subject: Sustainable Seas

Witnesses: Charles Redfern, Fish4Ever, Rupert Howes, Marine Stewardship Council, Sönke Fischer, Accreditation Services International, and Dr Louise Heaps, WWF; Guy Linley-Adams, Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland, Dr Adam Hughes, Scottish Association for Marine Science, and Ben Hadfield, Managing Director, Marine Harvest (representing the wider Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation) (at 11.15am)

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10.00am (private), 10.15am (public)

OP buttonCommittee of Privileges

Room 5

Immediately after the meeting of the Committee on Standards (private)

OP buttonDefence

Subject: Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care

Witnesses: Dr Jon Bashford, Director, Community Innovations Enterprise, Professor Alan Finnegan, Professor of Nursing & Military Mental Health, University of Chester, and Matthew Green, Journalist

Room 6
10.45am (private), 11.30am (public)

OP buttonHealth and Social Care

Subject: Antimicrobial resistance

Witnesses: Professor Mike Sharland, Chair, Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Prescribing, Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection, and Dr Susan Hopkins, Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Public Health England; Professor Peter Borriello, Chief Executive, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Care, and Dr Susan Hopkins, Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Public Health England (at 3.30pm)

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2.00pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

OP buttonPetitions

The Macmillan Room, Portcullis House
2.00pm (private)

OP buttonBackbench Business

Subject: Proposals for backbench debates

Witnesses: Members of Parliament

Room 18
2.15pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

OP buttonForeign Affairs

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.15pm (private)

OP buttonHome Affairs

Subject: Immigration detention

Witnesses: Stephen Shaw CBE, author of the follow-up report to the Home Office on the assessment of government progress on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2.15pm (private), 3.00pm (public)

OP buttonNorthern Ireland Affairs

Room 17
4.30pm (private)

Committee reports published today 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS 

OP button13th Report: Global Britain: Human rights and the rule of law, HC 874
Time of publication:
0.01am

WOMEN AND EQUALITIES 

OP button4th Special Report: Race Disparity Audit: Government, Equality and Human Rights Commission and Office for National Statistics responses to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2017–19, HC 1537
Time of publication:
0.01am

OP button5th Special Report: The role of the Minister for Women and Equalities and the place of GEO in government: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report of Session 2017–19, HC 1546
Time of publication:
0.01am

European Scrutiny 

OP buttonThirty-seventh Report of Session 2017–19, HC 301-xxxvi
Time of publication:
11.00am