House of Commons
Business for Wednesday 04 September 2019
Up to 20 minutes
Up to 90 minutes
No debate after 7.00pm
Until 7.30pm or for half an hour
Emissions from vessels on the River Thames
(The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.)
Teaching on LGBT community and acceptance in schools
Use of suicide risk assessment tools in the NHS
Policing in Staffordshire
1Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East)
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the provisions of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 on trends in the level of sustainable development in Wales. (912224)
2Wayne David (Caerphilly)
What recent economic assessment he has made of the potential effect on Wales of the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement. (912225)
3Liz Twist (Blaydon)
What assessment he has made of the economic effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Wales. (912226)
4Alison Thewliss (Glasgow Central)
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the Shared Prosperity Fund. (912227)
5David T. C. Davies (Monmouth)
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on economic preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019. (912228)
6Scott Mann (North Cornwall)
What steps the Government is taking to establish the Shared Prosperity Fund. (912229)
7Andrew Bowie (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on planning for the UK leaving the EU without a deal. (912230)
8Ruth Jones (Newport West)
What assessment he has made of the economic effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Wales. (912231)
9Ross Thomson (Aberdeen South)
What steps the Government is taking to strengthen the Union. (912232)
10Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate)
What recent economic assessment he has made of the potential effect on Wales of the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement. (912233)
11Carolyn Harris (Swansea East)
What assessment he has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit in Wales on female victims of domestic violence. (912234)
12Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough)
What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to Wales of the UK leaving the EU on 31 October 2019. (912235)
13Nick Smith (Blaenau Gwent)
What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the resilience of infrastructure in Wales. (912236)
14Christian Matheson (City of Chester)
What recent economic assessment he has made of the effect of the removal of tolls on the Severn bridge. (912237)
15Mrs Madeleine Moon (Bridgend)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on No. 4 School of Technical Training at RAF St Athan. (912238)
At 12 noon
Q1 Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden)
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 4 September. (912209)
Q2 Douglas Chapman (Dunfermline and West Fife) (912210)
Q3 Robert Halfon (Harlow) (912211)
Q4 Geraint Davies (Swansea West) (912212)
Q5 Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West) (912213)
Q6 Karen Lee (Lincoln) (912214)
Q7 Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central) (912215)
Q8 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East)
For what reasons the roles of Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser were merged; and if he will make it his policy to separate those roles. (912216)
Q9 Ms Karen Buck (Westminster North) (912217)
Q10 Vernon Coaker (Gedling) (912218)
Q11 Liz McInnes (Heywood and Middleton) (912220)
Q12 Stephen Morgan (Portsmouth South) (912221)
Q13 Lucy Allan (Telford) (912222)
Q14 Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Slough) (912223)
Bill to make further provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.
Up to 20 minutes (Standing Order No. 23)
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to grant local authorities increased powers of compulsory purchase; to amend the law relating to land valuation and compensation; to make provision requiring landowners to fulfil conditions relating to planning permission; and for connected purposes.
The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.
If necessary, at 3.00pm, the Speaker shall interrupt any business prior to the business governed by the Order of 3 September and call a Member to present the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill and thereafter to move Second Reading.
Proceedings will be taken in accordance with the Order of 3 September.
Proceedings on Second Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) at 5.00pm.
Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) at 7.00pm.
Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))
The Prime Minister
That there shall be an early parliamentary general election.
No debate (Standing Order No. 41A(3))
The Prime Minister
Not amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.
The Speaker certified before Second Reading that the Bill related exclusively to England and Wales and was within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83J).
For amendments, see separate paper (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).
Proceedings will be taken in accordance with the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill: Programme Order agreed to by the House on 10 July 2019: proceedings on Consideration and Legislative Grand Committee shall be brought to a conclusion at 6.00pm; and proceedings on Third Reading shall be
brought to a conclusion at 7.00pm.
No debate after 7.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6))
No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)
Funding for Hollingwood Primary School: Judith Cummins
Dispute in Kashmir: Alison Thewliss
Dispute in Kashmir: Neil Gray
GCSEs & dyslexia: Sir Michael Fallon
Funding for St John’s CE Primary School: Judith Cummins
Until 7.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))
Treasury funding for the Department of Health and Social Care: Robert Halfon
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)).
That this House has considered artist visas: Deidre Brock
That this House has considered emissions from vessels on the River Thames: Matthew Pennycook
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.
That this House has considered teaching on LGBT community and acceptance in schools: Daniel Kawczynski
That this House has considered the use of suicide risk assessment tools in the NHS: Kevin Hollinrake
That this House has considered policing in Staffordshire: Ruth Smeeth
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.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer
1.Bilateral loan to Ireland under the Loans to Ireland Act 2010
2.Operation of the UK’s Counter-Terrorist Asset Freezing Regime: 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019
3.Operation of the UK’s Counter-Terrorist Asset Freezing Regime: 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019
Secretary of State for the Home Department
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
5.Publication of reports under the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation Etc) Act 2019
6.Report under Section 4 of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018
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/.
The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be changed without notice.
Subject: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Witnesses: James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive, Freight Transport Association, and Andrew Opie, Director of Food & Sustainability, British Retail Consortium
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
9.00am (private), 9.15am (public)
Subject: Consultation on implementation of the Stormont House Agreement
Witnesses: Professor Louise Mallinder, Professor of Law, Queen’s University Belfast and member of the Model Bill Team, Professor Kieran McEvoy, Professor of Law and Transitional Justice, Queen’s University Belfast and member of the Model Bill Team, and Daniel Holder, Deputy Director, Committee on the Administration of Justice and member of the Model Bill Team
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
9.15am (private), 9.30am (public)
Subject: School holiday poverty
Witnesses: Stephanie Ellis, Manager, Welcome Network, Jan Lefley, Community Manager, Romsey Community School, Dr Caroline Wolhuter, Head of Innovation and Impact, Accord Group, and Ian Stevenson, Service Manager, Neighbourhood Management, Gateshead Council; Lord Agnew, Minister for the School System, Sarah Lewis, Director, System Leadership and Strategy (Early Years and Schools), Department for Education, Will Quince MP, Minister for Welfare Delivery, and Donna Ward, Policy Director, Department for Work and Pensions (at 10.15am)
9.25am (private), 9.30am (public)
Subject: Victims’ Commissioner
Witnesses: Dame Vera Baird, Victims’ Commissioner, and Russell A’Court, Chief Executive, Victims Commission
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9.30am (private), 10.00am (public)
Subject: Mental health of men and boys
Witnesses: Mark Brooks OBE, Chair, ManKind Initiative and Cofounder, Men and Boys Coalition, Steve Canning, Project Developer, Operation Emotion, Duncan Craig, Chief Executive Officer and Psychotherapist, Survivors Manchester, and Ippo Panteloudakis, Head of Services, Respect; Bob Greig, Director, OnlyDads, Honor Rhodes OBE, Director of Strategic Development, Tavistock Relationships, Sonia Shaljean, Managing Director and Founder, Lads Need Dads, and Sarah Tyler, Barrister, Coram Chambers (at 10.50am)
9.30am (private), 9.50am (public)
Subject: Home Office preparations for Brexit
Witnesses: Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Martin, National Police Chiefs’ Council, and Steve Rodhouse, Director General (Operations), National Crime Agency; Peter May, Permanent Secretary, Department of Justice for Northern Ireland, Deputy Chief Constable Steve Martin, Police Service of Northern Ireland, Karen Pearson, Head of EU Relations, and Dr Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary, the Executive Office Northern Ireland (at 11.00am)
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
9.45am (private), 10.00am (public)
Subject: Net zero government
Witnesses: Carl von Reibnitz, Sustainability Director, Barry Hooper, Chief Commercial Officer, and Clive Beard, Programmes Director, Prisons Estate Maintenance and Improvement, Ministry of Justice, and Dr Rossa Donovan, Head of Environment and Sustainable Development, Network Rail; Professor Jim Watson, Professor of Energy Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and Director, UK Energy Research Centre, Julie Hirigoyen, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council, Dr Rebecca Willis, Research Fellow, University of Exeter, and Dr Joanne Wade, Deputy Director, Association for Decentralised Energy (at 11.15am)
10.00am (private), 10.15am (public)
Subject: Free ports
Witnesses: Tim Morris, CEO of UK Major Ports Group and member of the Government’s Free Ports Advisory panel, Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst - Ports and Terminals, Drewry, and Geoff Lippitt, Group Commercial Director, PD Ports
10.00am (private), 11.00am (public)
Subject: Post-Brexit Scrutiny of EU Law and Policy
Witnesses: Kenneth Armstrong, Professor of European Law, University of Cambridge, Jack Simson Caird, Senior Research Fellow in Parliaments and the Rule of Law, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, and Sir Stephen Laws, Senior Research Fellow at Policy Exchange and former First Parliamentary Counsel
1.45pm (private), 2.15pm (public)
Subject: Reality tv
Witnesses: Yewande Biala, Marcel Somerville and Chris Williamson, former Love Island contestants; Dwayne Davison and Robert Gregory, former Jeremy Kyle Show participants (at 3.30pm)
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2.00pm (private), 2.30pm (public)
Subject: (i) Bank of England Inflation Reports; (ii) UK’s economic relationship with the European Union
Witnesses: Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics, Professor Jonathan Haskel, External Member, Monetary Policy Committee, and Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.00pm (private), 2.15pm (public)
As soon as convenient after 3.45pm (private)