Business for Tuesday 09 October 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

2.30pm

Prayers

No debate

Private Business

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Justice

3.30pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any)

Up to 20 minutes

Ten Minute Rule Motion: Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences) (Alex Norris)

Until 10.00pm

Backbench Business:

OP buttonGeneral Debate: Baby loss awareness week 2018

OP buttonGeneral Debate: Children’s social care in England

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Reforming the business rates system for small retail businesses (Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown)

Westminster Hall

11.30am

Future of the oil and gas industry

1.00pm

Anti-social behaviour in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire

(The sitting will be suspended from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.)

4.30pm

Investigation of business banking fraud

6.00pm

Cost of school uniforms

6.30pm

Tackling modern-day slavery

Business Today: Chamber 

2.30pm 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 in six months.

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

1Yvonne Fovargue (Makerfield)
What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the regulation of bailiffs. (906985)

2Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
How many private prosecutions initiated by third-parties (a) were brought to trial and (b) resulted in a conviction in the last five years. (906986)

3Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
What steps the Government is taking to help offenders find employment immediately after they leave prison. (906987)

4Alex Cunningham (Stockton North)
If he will take steps to return all probation services to the public sector. (906988)

5Chris Elmore (Ogmore)
What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than three months in reducing reoffending. (906989)

6Layla Moran (Oxford West and Abingdon)
What steps his Department is taking to improve support for prisoners with mental health conditions. (906990)

7John Lamont (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk)
What assessment he has made of the potential role of sport in reducing recidivism. (906991)

8Liz Saville Roberts (Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
What comparative assessment he has made of levels of violence in public and private prisons. (906992)

9Sir Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk)
What steps the Government is taking to prevent the use of mobile phones in prisons. (906993)

10Alison McGovern (Wirral South)
If he will take steps to return all probation services to the public sector. (906994)

11James Cartlidge (South Suffolk)
What assessment he has made of the role of employment and education in reducing rates of reoffending. (906995)

12Kevin Hollinrake (Thirsk and Malton)
What steps the Government is taking to modernise the court system. (906996)

13Tom Pursglove (Corby)
What steps the Government is taking to improve the court experience for victims and witnesses. (906997)

14Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North)
What plans the Government has to improve the public accountability of private prisons. (906998)

15Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall)
What his Department's policy is on Law Centres. (906999)

16Richard Graham (Gloucester)
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of reforms to the probation system. (907000)

17Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)
What recent estimate he has made of the proportion of people convicted of burglary offences for the first time that received custodial sentences; and if he will make a statement. (907001)

18Norman Lamb (North Norfolk)
What progress his Department is making on reducing waiting times for personal independence payment and employment and support allowance tribunal hearings. (907002)

19James Heappey (Wells)
What steps the Government is taking to help offenders find employment immediately after they leave prison. (907003)

20Nigel Huddleston (Mid Worcestershire)
What steps the Government is taking to help offenders find employment immediately after they leave prison. (907004)

21Robert Halfon (Harlow)
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on breaking the link between school exclusion and prison. (907005)

22Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington)
What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than three months in reducing reoffending. (907006)

23Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford)
What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than three months in reducing reoffending. (907007)

24Carol Monaghan (Glasgow North West)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure that vulnerable people are protected by the justice system. (907008)

25Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge)
What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than 12 months in reducing reoffending. (907009)

At 3.15pm

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

T1Sarah Jones (Croydon Central)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (907010)

T2Ms Marie Rimmer (St Helens South and Whiston) (907011)

T3Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree) (907012)

T4Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate) (907013)

T5Laura Smith (Crewe and Nantwich) (907014)

T6Michael Tomlinson (Mid Dorset and North Poole) (907015)

T7Tom Pursglove (Corby) (907016)

T8Robert Halfon (Harlow) (907017)

T9Jessica Morden (Newport East) (907018)

T10Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury) (907019)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

3.30pm

OP buttonUrgent Questions (if any)

OP buttonMinisterial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Up to 20 minutes (Standing Order No. 23)

Alex Norris

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about offences when perpetrated against retail workers; to make certain offences aggravated when perpetrated against such workers in the course of their employment; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

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

2. BACKBENCH BUSINESS

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

OP buttonBaby loss awareness week 2018

Antoinette Sandbach

That this House has considered baby loss awareness week 2018.

OP buttonChildren’s social care in England

Tim Loughton

That this House has considered children’s social care in England.

Notes:

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

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

OP buttonReforming the business rates system for small retail businesses: Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

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) and Order of 12 September)

11.30am

That this House has considered the future of the oil and gas industry.

OP buttonJohn McNally

1.00pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered anti-social behaviour in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire: Emma Hardy

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

4.30pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered the investigation of business banking fraud: Mr William Wragg

6.00pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered the cost of school uniforms: Frank Field

6.30pm

OP buttonThat this House has considered tackling modern-day slavery: Gareth Snell

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 6.30pm will last for up to an hour.

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: Chair, The Committee on Standards in Public Life

9.30am (private), 10.00am (public)

OP buttonTreasury

1.00pm (private)

OP buttonDefence

Subject: Ministry of Defence Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18

Witnesses: Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence
1.45pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

OP buttonHome Affairs

2.00pm (private)

OP buttonForeign Affairs

2.15pm (private)

OP buttonHousing, Communities and Local Government

Subject: High streets and town centres in 2030

3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

OP buttonBackbench Business

Subject: Proposals for backbench debates

Witnesses: Members of Parliament
4.00pm (private), 4.15pm (public)

OP buttonHealth and Social Care

4.00pm (private)

OP buttonPetitions

4.00pm (private)

COMMITTEE REPORTS PUBLISHED 

International Development 

OP button9th Report: Appointment of the Chief Commissioner of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact, HC 1493
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 0.01am

European Statutory Instruments 

OP buttonSecond Report of Session 2017–19, HC 1565
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Exiting the European Union 

OP button5th Special Report: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal (March to May 2018): Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report, HC 1552
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

OP button6th Special Report: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal: Data: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report, HC 1564
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Foreign Affairs 

OP button14th Special Report: Global Britain and the Western Balkans: Government Response to the Committee’s Tenth Report, HC 1572
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Home Affairs 

OP button8th Special Report: Windrush: the need for a hardship fund: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report, HC 1558
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

OP button9th Special Report: UK-EU security cooperation after Brexit: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report, HC 1566
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Northern Ireland Affairs 

OP button5th Special Report: Devolution and democracy in Northern Ireland – dealing with the deficit: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report, HC 1589
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Statutory Instruments (Joint) 

OP buttonThirty-second Report of Session 2017–9, HC 542-xxxii
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

OP button2nd Special Report: Transparency and Accountability in Subordinate Legislation: Government Response to First Special Report, HC 1157
Date and time of publication:
Friday 14 September 11.00am

Northern Ireland Affairs 

OP button4th Report: Brexit and Northern Ireland: fisheries, HC 878
Date and time of publication:
Saturday 15 September 0.01am

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs 

OP button10th Report: Pre-Appointment Hearings: Promoting Best Practice, HC 909
Date and time of publication:
Monday 17 September 0.01am

OP button11th Report: Appointment of Mr Harry Rich as Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, HC 1249
Date and time of publication:
Monday 17 September 0.01am

Human Rights (Joint) 

OP button3rd Special Report: Legislative Scrutiny: Counter–Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Government Response to the Committee’s Ninth Report of Session 2017–19, HC 1578
Date and time of publication:
Monday 17 September 11.00am