Business for Thursday 01 November 2018

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

9.30am

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

10.10am

Oral Questions: Attorney General

10.30am

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

Until 5.00pm

Ways and Means (Budget Resolutions)

No debate

Remaining budget resolutions

No debate

Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval)

No debate

Presentation of Public Petitions

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: UK leaving the EU and central counterparty clearing stability (Mr Chris Leslie)

Westminster Hall

1.30pm

Select Committee Statement on the publication of the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Prison health, HC 963

Future of legal aid

Business Today: Chamber 

9.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

1Kirstene Hair (Angus)
What steps he is taking to support tourism throughout the UK. (907394)

2Robert Courts (Witney)
What steps he is taking to support tourism throughout the UK. (907395)

3Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West)
What recent discussions he has had with internet service providers on the occurrence of secondary ticketing websites in search rankings. (907396)

4Mary Robinson (Cheadle)
What steps he is taking to ensure that company directors are held responsible for nuisance calls originating from their company. (907397)

5Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
What steps his Department is taking to protect heritage buildings. (907398)

6Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South)
What steps he is taking to support the creative industries throughout the UK. (907400)

7Sir David Crausby (Bolton North East)
Whether he has made an assessment of the implications for grassroots football of the failure of the proposed sale of Wembley stadium. (907401)

8Kevin Foster (Torbay)
What progress his Department has made on supporting the development of small-scale digital radio multiplex services. (907402)

9Leo Docherty (Aldershot)
What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the digital sector to the UK economy. (907403)

10Judith Cummins (Bradford South)
Whether he has made an assessment of the potential economic and social effect of major sporting events being hosted in the Northern Powerhouse area. (907404)

11Alan Mak (Havant)
What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the digital sector to the UK economy. (907405)

12Bill Esterson (Sefton Central)
What progress the Government has made on securing an adequacy decision from the EU to ensure uninterrupted UK-EU data transfers after the UK leaves the EU. (907407)

13Toby Perkins (Chesterfield)
What assessment he has made of the correlation between the number of professional tennis tournaments played in the UK and the level of domestic participation in that sport. (907408)

14Mike Wood (Dudley South)
What steps his Department is taking to help tackle loneliness. (907409)

15Eddie Hughes (Walsall North)
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that broadcasters reflect and provide for the whole of the UK. (907410)

At 10.00am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

T1Bill Esterson (Sefton Central)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (907411)

T2James Duddridge (Rochford and Southend East) (907412)

T3Scott Mann (North Cornwall) (907414)

T4Mike Wood (Dudley South) (907415)

T5Leo Docherty (Aldershot) (907416)

T6Helen Goodman (Bishop Auckland) (907417)

T7Liz Twist (Blaydon) (907418)

At 10.10am

OP buttonOral Questions to the Attorney General

1David Linden (Glasgow East)
Whether he has provided the Prime Minister with legal advice on the rights of EU citizens after the UK has left the EU. (907420)

2James Cleverly (Braintree)
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting crimes involving the exploitation of vulnerable people. (907421)

3George Freeman (Mid Norfolk)
What recent discussions he has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions on the implementation of the CPS 2020 strategy. (907422)

4Robert Halfon (Harlow)
What steps he is taking with the CPS and Cabinet colleagues to improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice system for victims of domestic abuse. (907424)

5Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran)
Whether he has provided the Prime Minister with legal advice on the rights of EU citizens after the UK has left the EU. (907425)

6Rehman Chishti (Gillingham and Rainham)
What steps the CPS is taking to increase the rate of successful prosecutions for terrorism. (907426)

7Mr William Wragg (Hazel Grove)
What steps the Law Officers are taking to promote pro bono work during justice week. (907427)

8Christian Matheson (City of Chester)
What plans he has to undertake a review of the effectiveness of prosecutions under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. (907428)

9Tommy Sheppard (Edinburgh East)
Whether he has provided the Prime Minister with legal advice on the rights of EU citizens after the UK has left the EU. (907429)

10Theresa Villiers (Chipping Barnet)
What steps the CPS is taking to increase the rate of successful prosecutions for hate crimes. (907430)

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. WAYS AND MEANS: ADJOURNED DEBATE ON QUESTION [31 OCTOBER]

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

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

1. Income tax (charge)

That income tax is charged for the tax year 2019-20.

And it is declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

Amendment (a)

Jeremy Corbyn

John McDonnell

Peter Dowd

Jonathan Reynolds

Anneliese Dodds

Mr Nicholas Brown

Clive Lewis Lyn Brown Andrew Gwynne Richard Burgon Danielle Rowley Dan Carden Kate Osamor Lloyd Russell-Moyle Ian Mearns Marsha De Cordova Mr Paul Sweeney Rachael Maskell Ian Lavery Andy McDonald Jonathan Ashworth Bambos Charalambous Karen Lee Alex Norris Kate Hollern Thelma Walker Sir Mark Hendrick Gill Furniss Paula Sherriff Jenny Chapman Mr George Howarth Ian Murray Nick Smith Bill Esterson Jim McMahon James Frith Tracy Brabin Susan Elan Jones Daniel Zeichner Matt Western Liz Twist Chris Ruane Mike Hill Mike Amesbury Jo Platt Jon Trickett Angela Rayner Wes Streeting Ruth George Lisa Nandy Stella Creasy Jess Phillips Alison McGovern Ms Diane Abbott Dr Alan Whitehead Liz McInnes Rebecca Long Bailey Alex Sobel Barbara Keeley Chi Onwurah Dawn Butler Emma Dent Coad Teresa Pearce Diana Johnson Yasmin Qureshi Mr Khalid Mahmood Jo Stevens Judith Cummins Carolyn Harris Imran Hussain Ruth Smeeth Gareth Snell Preet Kaur Gill Karl Turner Darren Jones Justin Madders Ms Angela Eagle Liam Byrne Julie Cooper Valerie Vaz Cat Smith Yvonne Fovargue Mary Glindon Laura Smith Helen Goodman Stephen Morgan Eleanor Smith Chris Williamson Tonia Antoniazzi Ms Marie Rimmer Wayne David Laura Pidcock Naz Shah Kate Green Emily Thornberry Luke Pollard Faisal Rashid Jack Dromey Sarah Champion Gerald Jones Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods Matt Rodda Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Mrs Sharon Hodgson Sue Hayman Rosie Duffield Anna McMorrin Anna Turley

Line 1, at end insert “provided that the condition in paragraph (2) of this resolution is met.

(2) The condition in this paragraph is that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has, no later than 5 April 2019, laid before the House of Commons a distributional analysis of—

(a) the effect of reducing the threshold for the additional rate to £80,000, and

(b) the effect of introducing a supplementary rate of income tax, charged at a rate of 50%, above a threshold of £125,000.”

Amendment (b)

Stella Creasy

Lisa Nandy

Alison McGovern

Jess Phillips

Kate Green

Lucy Powell

Luciana Berger Mr David Lammy

Line 1, at end, insert “subject to the Chancellor of the Exchequer laying before the House of Commons, no later than 28 February 2019, an assessment of the impact of the charge on income tax in 2019-20 on the meeting of the Government’s statutory obligations in relation to child poverty under the Life Chances Act 2010.”

Notes:

For the remaining Budget Motions, numbers 2 to 80 and the associated Money resolution, see separate Paper.

Those motions are to be moved at the conclusion of today’s Debate, after the decision on the motion before the House on Income tax (charge). They will be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 51(3)).

The Speaker has certified that Motion number 3 relates exclusively to England and Wales and Northern Ireland and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83U). A double majority, of the whole House and of Members representing constituencies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, will be required for the certified Motion.

A Bill is to be brought in upon the Budget Resolutions if they are agreed to by the House.

2. COMPANIES

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

Secretary Greg Clark

That the draft Companies (Directors’ Report) and Limited Liability Partnerships (Energy and Carbon Report) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 July, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred.

3. EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION

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

Chris Heaton-Harris

That the draft European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations, which were laid before this House on 23 July, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred

4. EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

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

Secretary Liam Fox

That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Economic Partnership Agreements and Trade Agreement) (Eastern and Southern Africa States, Southern African Development Community States, Ghana and Ecuador) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 19 July, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred.

5. DEFENCE

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

Mr Tobias Ellwood

That the draft Armed Forces (Specified Aviation and Marine Functions) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 24 July, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred.

6. EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION (FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS)

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

John Glen

That the draft EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 5 September, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred.

7. EDUCATION

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

Anne Milton

That the draft Further Education Bodies (Insolvency) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 5 September, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 5.00pm, the division will be deferred.

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

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS 

No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)

OP buttonWomen affected by changes to the State Pension age: Jessica Morden

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

OP buttonUK leaving the EU and central counterparty clearing stability: Mr Chris Leslie

Business Today: Westminster Hall 

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

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

1.30pm

OP buttonSelect Committee Statement on the publication of the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Prison health, HC 963: Dr Sarah Wollaston

OP buttonThat this House has considered the future of legal aid: Andy Slaughter, Mr Alistair Carmichael

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 

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.October EU Environment Council

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

2.Capital payment to an International Financial Institution - Contingent Liability

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

3.October Agriculture and Fisheries Council

4.Outcomes from the 67th meeting of the International Whaling Commission

Secretary of State for the Home Department

5.Tackling Serious and Organised Crime

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

6.Local Government Update

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 buttonAgriculture Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
11.30am (public)

OP buttonAgriculture Bill

Further to consider the Bill

Room 12
2.00pm (public)

Delegated Legislation Committees 

OP buttonFifth Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft Electricity and Gas (Powers to Make Subordinate Legislation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 9
11.30am (public)

Select Committees 

OP buttonTreasury

Subject: Budget 2018

Witnesses: Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist, Confederation of British Industry, and Professor Diane Elson, University of Essex

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

OP buttonHealth and Social Care

Norman Shaw North
2.20pm (private)

Committee reports published today 

Environmental Audit 

OP button11th Special Report: Greening Finance: embedding sustainability in financial decision making: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report, HC 1673
Time of publication:
0.01am

Health and Social Care 

OP button12th Report: Prison health, HC 963
Time of publication:
0.01am

European Statutory Instruments 

OP buttonFifth Report of Session 2017–19, HC 1609
Time of publication:
11.00am