Business for Thursday 16 May 2019

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

9.30am

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Exiting the European Union

10.30am

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

Until 5.00pm

Backbench Business:

OP buttonGeneral Debate: Definition of Islamophobia

OP buttonGeneral Debate: International day against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

Until 5.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Flooding in Oxford West and Abingdon (Layla Moran)

Westminster Hall

1.30pm

National Marriage and Mental Health Awareness Weeks

Business Today: Chamber 

9.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

1Mr Paul Sweeney (Glasgow North East)
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of a public vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. (910916)

2Mark Menzies (Fylde)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on support for farmers after the UK leaves the EU. (910917)

3Ian Murray (Edinburgh South)
What recent assessment the Government has made of the effect on the UK economy of the UK leaving the EU. (910918)

4Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)
What recent assessment the Government has made of the economic effect of the UK leaving the EU Customs Union. (910919)

5Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford)
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of a public vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. (910921)

6Daniel Zeichner (Cambridge)
What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the effectiveness of the EU Settlement Scheme for EEA nationals. (910922)

7Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
Whether the Government plans to make it its policy not to leave the EU without a deal. (910923)

8Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)
What assessment he has made of the potential level of sovereignty that the UK will have after leaving the EU. (910924)

9Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North)
Whether the Government has made a recent assessment of the adequacy of the security commitments provided for in the Political Declaration. (910925)

10Janet Daby (Lewisham East)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the effect on the NHS of the UK leaving the EU. (910929)

11Liz McInnes (Heywood and Middleton)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the effect on the NHS of the UK leaving the EU. (910930)

12Emma Dent Coad (Kensington)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the effect on the NHS of the UK leaving the EU. (910931)

13Mary Robinson (Cheadle)
What steps the Government is taking to support towns after the UK leaves the EU. (910932)

14Tom Pursglove (Corby)
What assessment the Government has made of the potential effect on voter confidence in (a) politicians and (b) democracy of revoking Article 50. (910933)

15Michael Fabricant (Lichfield)
What recent assessment he has made of the merits of continued co-operation with the EU on security after the UK leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement. (910934)

16Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington)
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of a public vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. (910935)

17Mr Pat McFadden (Wolverhampton South East)
How much Government Departments have spent on preparations for leaving the EU without a deal. (910937)

18David Duguid (Banff and Buchan)
What discussions he has had with Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on support for the fisheries sector after the UK leaves the EU. (910938)

19Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate)
What steps the Government is taking to ensure that the UK's future relationship with the EU enables continued trade in legal services. (910939)

At 10.15am

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

T1Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (910941)

T2Alex Cunningham (Stockton North) (910943)

T3Patrick Grady (Glasgow North) (910945)

T4Alex Norris (Nottingham North) (910947)

T5Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield) (910950)

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. BACKBENCH BUSINESS

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

OP buttonDefinition of Islamophobia

Wes Streeting

Anna Soubry

That this House has considered the definition of Islamophobia.

OP buttonInternational day against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

Nick Herbert

Crispin Blunt

Peter Kyle

Stewart Malcolm McDonald

That this House has considered the International day against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.

Notes:

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

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

OP buttonFlooding in Oxford West and Abingdon: Layla Moran

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 National Marriage and Mental Health Awareness Weeks: Fiona Bruce

Notes:

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

The debate on local bus drivers’ working hours that was due to take place at 3pm has been postponed and will take place on an alternative date.

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.ENABLE Guarantee Scheme

2.Industrial Strategy Update

Minister for the Cabinet Office

3.The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

4.ECOFIN: 17 May 2019

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

5.Iraq: Export Licence System

6.NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Secretary of State for the Home Department

7.European Union JHA Opt-In Decisions: Second Additional Protocol to the Cybercrime Convention and EU US negotiations on cross-border data access

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/.

Committee reports published today 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

OP button17th Report: Japanese knotweed and the built environment, HC 1702
Time of publication:
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