House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday
5 June 2018

147

Corrected 31 July 2018

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

2Statements: (1) Airports National Policy Statement (Secretary Chris Grayling)

(2) Proposed media mergers (Secretary Matt Hancock) 

3DiGeorge Syndrome (Review and National Health Service Duty): Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to conduct a review into DiGeorge (22q11 deletion) syndrome; to require the National Health Service to publish a strategy after the review is complete; and for connected purposes;

That David Duguid, Heidi Allen, Mr Robert Goodwill, Alex Sobel, Norman Lamb, Jack Lopresti, Vicky Ford, Melanie Onn and Jim Shannon present the Bill.

David Duguid accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 26 October, and to be printed (Bill 218).

4Emergency Debate (Standing Order No. 24)

Sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the role of the UK Parliament in repealing sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.—(Stella Creasy.)

The Speaker announced a time limit on backbench speeches (Standing Order No. 47(1)).

Resolved, That this House has considered the role of the UK Parliament in repealing sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.

5Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill: Second Reading

Bill read a second time.

6Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill: Programme

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill:

Committal

(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

(2) Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion two hours after the commencement of proceedings in Committee of the whole House.

(3) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after the commencement of proceedings in Committee of the whole House.

(4) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House, to any proceedings on Consideration or to other proceedings up to and including Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(5) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Question agreed to.

7Statutory Instruments: Motions for Approval

(1) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Belarus) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 23 April, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Question agreed to.

(2) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Ukraine) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 23 April, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Question agreed to.

(3) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Scotland Act 2016 and Wales Act 2017 (Onshore Petroleum) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 30 April, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Question agreed to.

8Digital Economy, Registration Service and Statistics and Registration

Ordered, That the Motions in the name of Secretary Matt Hancock relating to Digital Economy, Registration Service and Statistics and Registration shall be treated as if each related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Delegated Legislation Committees) in respect of which notice has been given that the instrument be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)

9Public petitions

A public petition from residents of Solihull relating to closure of Solihull Police Station was presented and read by Julian Knight.

10Adjournment

Subject: Future of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow (Robert Halfon)

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)

At 7.00 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 9(3)).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.

Adjourned at 7.23 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

General Committees: Reports

11Tenant Fees Bill Committee

Mr Peter Bone (Chair) reported:

(1) That the Committee had come to the following Resolution, That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the Committee shall be reported to the House for publication; and

(2) written evidence.

Written evidence to be published.

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and members of Programming Sub-Committees, and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Selection Committee nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

12Tenant Fees Bill Committee

Members: Bob Blackman and Andrew Lewer discharged and Mr Robert Goodwill and Chris Green nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

13Backbench Business Committee

Determination of business to be taken on 14 June in the Chamber and 14, 21 and 28 June in Westminster Hall with Annex containing a transcript of representations made on 5 June, to be published (Ian Mearns).

14Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

(1) Small businesses and productivity: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 807)

(2) Correspondence with the Chair Designate of the Competition and Markets Authority relating to his pre-appointment: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence with the Chairman of Legal and General Group Plc relating to Carillion: Written evidence, to be published (HC 769);

(4) Correspondence with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility relating to the safety of electrical goods in the UK: Written evidence, to be published (HC 503);

(5) Correspondence with the Secretary of State relating to the Taylor Review of modern working practices: Written evidence, to be published (HC 352);

(6) Corporate Governance: delivering on fair pay: Written evidence to be published (HC 928)

(Rachel Reeves).

15Defence Committee

(1) The Government’s proposals for a future security partnership with the European Union: Sixth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 594);

(2) Armed forces’ and veterans’ mental health: Written evidence, to be published (HC 813);

(3) Correspondence with the Minister for Defence Procurement relating to procurement of Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships: Written evidence, to be published; 

(4) Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, relating to the Framework for the future UK-EU Security Partnership: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Mechanised infantry vehicle procurement: Written evidence, to be published (HC 958)

(Dr Julian Lewis).

16Education Committee

(1) Nursing apprenticeships: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1017);

(2) Accountability hearings: Written evidence, to be published (HC 341)

(Robert Halfon).

17Foreign Affairs Committee

(1) The FCO's preparations for the 2018 World Cup:

(i) Ninth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1011);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 1011);

(2) Western Balkans: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1013)

(Tom Tugendhat).

18Health and Social Care Committee

(1) Childhood obesity: Written evidence, to be published (HC 882);

(2) Prison health: Written evidence, to be published (HC 963)

(Dr Sarah Wollaston).

19High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (Select Committee on)

High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 927) (James Duddridge).

20Home Affairs Committee

(1) Policing for the future: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 515);

(2) Hate crime and its violent consequences: Written evidence, to be published (HC 683);

(3) Immigration detention: Written evidence, to be published (HC 913)

(Yvette Cooper).

21International Development Committee

(1) Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 840);

(2) Correspondence from HM Treasury relating to the Spending Review 2015 ODA allocation process: Written evidence, to be published; 

(3) Correspondence from the Department for International Development relating to support for parliamentary strengthening: Written evidence, to be published

(Stephen Twigg).

22Justice Committee

(1) Disclosure of evidence in criminal cases: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 859);

(2) Correspondence with the Minister of State for Justice, relating to Statutory Instrument to amend the Prison Rules 1999: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence with the Minister of State for Justice, relating to Urgent Notification Protocol: HMP Exeter: Written evidence, to be published (HC 419);

(4) Correspondence with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, relating to the use of pain-inducing techniques on the youth secure estate: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Justice, relating to the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Justice, relating to the Education and Employment strategy: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Transforming rehabilitation: Part of the written evidence, to be published (HC 482);

(8) Young adults in the criminal justice system and youth custodial estate: Written evidence, to be published (HC 419)

(Robert Neill).

23Petitions Committee

(1) Record of the Committee’s decisions relating to e-petitions, to be published; 

(2) List of closed e-petitions presented to the House, to be published

(Helen Jones). 

24Public Accounts (Committee of)

Strategic suppliers: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1031) (Meg Hillier).

25Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

(1) Civil Service effectiveness: Written evidence, to be published (HC 497);

(2) Pre-appointment hearings: Written evidence, to be published (HC 909);

(3) Sourcing public services: lessons to be learned from the collapse of Carillion: Written evidence, to be published (HC 748)

(Mr Bernard Jenkin).

26Science and Technology Committee

(1) Quantum technologies: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 820);

(2) Energy drinks: Written evidence, to be published (HC 821);

(3) Evidence-based early years intervention: Written evidence, to be published (HC 506);

(4) Impact of social media and screen use on young people’s health: Written evidence, to be published (HC 822)

(Norman Lamb).

27Scottish Affairs Committee

(1) Scotland and Brexit: trade and foreign investment: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 903);

(2) Digital connectivity in Scotland: Written evidence, to be published (HC 654)

(Pete Wishart).

28Treasury Committee

(1) The UK’s economic relationship with the European Union: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 473);

(2) Correspondence with the Chancellor of the Exchequer relating to appointment to the Court of the Bank of England: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence with the Chancellor of the Exchequer relating to appointment to the Monetary Policy Committee: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence with the Chief Executive of HM Revenue and Customs relating to Child Benefit: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority relating to FCA investigations: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority relating to the High Cost Credit Review: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Correspondence with the Chief Executive of TSB relating to service disruption at TSB: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1009);

(8) Economic crime: Written evidence, to be published (HC 940)

(Nicky Morgan).

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 9.30 am.

Business appointed by the Chairman of Ways and Means (Standing Order No. 10(6))

1Polish anti-defamation law

Resolved, That this House has considered Polish anti-defamation law.—(Alex Sobel.)

2Potholes and road maintenance

Resolved, That this House has considered potholes and road maintenance.—(Yasmin Qureshi.)

The sitting was suspended between 11.30 am and 2.30 pm (Standing Order No. 10(1)(b)).

3Public sector pay policy

Resolved, That this House has considered public sector pay policy.—(Chris Stephens.)

4The conflict in South Sudan

Resolved, That this House has considered the conflict in South Sudan.—(Nic Dakin.)

5Proposed road alterations around Stonehenge

Resolved, That this House has considered proposed road alterations around Stonehenge.—(Alex Burghart.)

Sitting adjourned without Question put (Standing Order No. 10(14)).

Adjourned at 5.28 pm until tomorrow.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Animal Welfare

Draft Code of Practice for the Welfare of Laying Hens and Pullets (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove)

2Local Government

(1) Draft East Hampshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(2) Draft King’s Lynn and West Norfolk (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(3) Draft Nottingham (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(4) Draft Richmondshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(5) Draft Scarborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

Papers laid pursuant to section 9 of the Planning Act 2008, as amended by the Localism Act 2011 

3Planning

Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the South East of England (by Act) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

Other papers

4Government Resources and Accounts

Report and Accounts of the Supreme Court for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1032) (Mel Stride)

5National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Cabinet Office: Investigation into the government's handling of the collapse of Carillion (by Act), to be printed (HC 1002) (Clerk of the House)

6Protection of Freedoms

Annual Report 2017 by the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

7Planning

Government Response to the Third Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2017–19, on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement (by Act) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

 

Prepared 5 June 2018