Business for Thursday 13 September 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

9.30am

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: International Trade

10.00am

Oral Questions: Women and Equalities

10.30am

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

Until 5.00pm

General Debate: Proxy voting in the House of Commons

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Humanitarian situation in Burma (Catherine West)

Westminster Hall

1.30pm

Deaf children’s services

3.00pm

Road safety around schools

Business Today: Chamber 

9.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

1Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering)
What steps he is taking to encourage trade co-operation between the UK and Israel in the (a) information and (b) agricultural technology sectors. (906889)

2Neil O'Brien (Harborough)
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of UK trade and investment with India. (906890)

3Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South)
What steps he is taking to consult on potential new free trade agreements. (906891)

4Leo Docherty (Aldershot)
What progress the Government has made on implementing its Export Strategy. (906892)

5Richard Graham (Gloucester)
What progress his Department has made on the UK's potential accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. (906894)

6Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent)
What progress the Government has made on implementing its Export Strategy. (906895)

7Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
What recent discussions he has had on trade and investment with African governments. (906897)

8Victoria Prentis (Banbury)
What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on trade with Israel of the UK leaving the EU-Israel Association Agreement. (906898)

9Mary Robinson (Cheadle)
What progress the Board of Trade has made on its work programme. (906899)

10Vicky Ford (Chelmsford)
What his priorities are for the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting on 14 September 2018. (906900)

11Tom Pursglove (Corby)
What steps he is taking to secure a free trade agreement with the US. (906901)

12Mr Steve Baker (Wycombe)
What progress the Board of Trade has made on its work programme. (906902)

13Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton, Kemptown)
Whether his Department takes into account information from the Joint Incident Assessment Team when determining an application for a licence to export to Saudi Arabia. (906903)

At 9.53am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

T1Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (906904)

T2Maggie Throup (Erewash) (906905)

T3Gillian Keegan (Chichester) (906906)

T4Jonathan Edwards (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr) (906907)

T5Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton) (906908)

T6Kevin Foster (Torbay) (906909)

T7Tom Pursglove (Corby) (906910)

T8Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate) (906911)

At 10.00am

OP buttonOral Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities

1Christine Jardine (Edinburgh West)
What steps her Department is taking to promote the take-up of shared parental leave. (906866)

2Patrick Grady (Glasgow North)
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on women. (906867)

3Jo Swinson (East Dunbartonshire)
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the reporting process on the gender pay gap. (906868)

4Dr Caroline Johnson (Sleaford and North Hykeham)
What steps she is taking to promote LGBT equality in the UK. (906869)

5Stuart C. McDonald (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
What steps her Department is taking to promote the take-up of shared parental leave. (906870)

6Wera Hobhouse (Bath)
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on increasing the number of successful prosecutions of people that offer rent-free accommodation in return for sex. (906871)

7Nigel Huddleston (Mid Worcestershire)
What recent steps she has taken to tackle maternity discrimination. (906873)

8David Linden (Glasgow East)
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on women. (906874)

9Stella Creasy (Walthamstow)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure access to abortion services for women that travel to England from Northern Ireland. (906875)

10Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering)
What steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to promote employment opportunities for (a) men and (b) women in sectors in which they are proportionally under-represented. (906877)

11Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West)
When she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to end the practice of gay conversion therapy. (906878)

12Sandy Martin (Ipswich)
What steps the Government is taking to tackle Islamophobia. (906880)

At 10.23am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities

T1Jessica Morden (Newport East)
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities. (906881)

T2Wera Hobhouse (Bath) (906882)

T3Fiona Onasanya (Peterborough) (906883)

T4Danielle Rowley (Midlothian) (906884)

T5Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran) (906885)

T6Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury) (906886)

T7Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck (South Shields) (906888)

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)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. General debate on proxy voting in the House of Commons

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

The Prime Minister

That this House has considered proxy voting in the House of Commons.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

OP buttonHumanitarian situation in Burma: Catherine West

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 deaf children’s services: Jim Fitzpatrick

Notes:

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

3.00pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered road safety around schools: Stephen Twigg

Notes:

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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.Retail Sector: Response to the Resolution of the House, 6 June 2018

Minister for the Cabinet Office

2.Senior Civil Service, Senior Military and Police and Crime Commissioner Pay Awards

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

3.Bovine TB

Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

4.General Affairs Council, 18 September 2018

5.EU Exit

Secretary of State for the Home Department

6.Immigration

7.Outcome of the Abortion Clinic Protest Review

8.Reports of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation on the Operation in 2016 of The Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of The Terrorism Act 2006 and on the Westminster Bridge Terrorist Attack

Secretary of State for International Development

9.Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: UK response

10.Update on humanitarian situation in Idlib Governorate, Syria

Secretary of State for International Trade

11.Export Control Policy

Prime Minister

12.The Government’s response to the Intelligence and Security Committee’s Diversity and Inclusion Report

Secretary of State for Scotland

13.Response to Opposition Day Debate: The Claim of Right for Scotland

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.

Select Committees 

OP buttonPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs

Subject: Pre-Appointment Hearing – Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists

Witnesses: Harry Rich

The Grimond, Portcullis House
9.45am (private), 10.00am (public)

Committee reports published today 

Housing, Communities and Local Government 

OP button10th Report: Land Value Capture, HC 766
Time of publication:
0.01am

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs 

OP button7th Special Report: Ensuring Proper Process for Key Government Decisions: Lessons Still to be Learned from the Chilcot Report: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report, HC 1555
Time of publication:
0.01am

Treasury 

OP button6th Special Report: Women in finance: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifteenth Report, HC 1567
Time of publication:
0.01am

Health and Social Care 

OP button10th Report: Appointment of Chair of NHS England, HC 1351
Time of publication:
11.00am

International Development 

OP button7th Special Report: Definition and administration of ODA: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report, HC 1556
Time of publication:
11.00am

Science and Technology 

OP button7th Special Report: Research integrity: Government and UK Research and Innovation Responses to the Committee’s Sixth Report, HC 1563
Time of publication:
11.00am