House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday
23 July 2018

No. 176

Corrected 2 August 2018

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

2Urgent Questions: (1) Foreign fighters and the death penalty (Mr Ben Wallace)

(2) Pairing (Mr David Lidington)

3Cats Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Rehman Chishti presented a Bill to require the driver of a mechanically propelled vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury or death to a cat to stop and give information or report the accident to the police; to require the keepers of certain cats to ensure they are microchipped; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 26 October, and to be printed (Bill 256).

4Strengthening the Union

Resolved, That this House has considered strengthening the Union.—(Chloe Smith.)

5Changes to the membership of select committees

(1) Ordered, That Christian Matheson be discharged from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee and Clive Efford be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

(2) Ordered, That Naz Shah be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Kate Green be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

(3) Ordered, That Mike Amesbury and Jo Platt be discharged from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee and that Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi and Teresa Pearce be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

(4) Ordered, That Jack Lopresti be discharged from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and Maria Caulfield be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

6Public petitions

(1) A public petition from residents of Great Yarmouth constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented and read by Peter Aldous.

(2) A public petition from residents of Glasgow North East constituency relating to the Green Deal scheme was presented and read by Mr Paul Sweeney.

7Adjournment

Subject: Societal effect of the drug Mamba (Ben Bradley)

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

At 10.00 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 9(3)).

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

House adjourned without Question put (Standing Order No. 9(7)).

Adjourned at 10.30 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Public petitions

8Public petitions

A public petition from residents of Lewisham West and Penge constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented.

Reports from Select Committees

9Administration Committee

Record of the Committee’s discussions at its meeting on 23 July, to be published (Sir Paul Beresford).

10Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

(1) Draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal: Twelfth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1092);

(2) Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Thirteenth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 928);

(3) The impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector: Government Response to the Seventh Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Fourteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1461) 

(Rachel Reeves).

11Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Fake News: Written evidence, to be published (HC 363) (Damian Collins).

12European Statutory Instruments Committee

Sir Patrick McLoughlin reported, That he had been chosen as Chair of the Committee.

13Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

(1) Brexit and local government: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 493);

(2) Correspondence from the Minister for Local Government relating to overview and scrutiny in local government: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Independent review of building regulations: Written evidence, to be published (HC 555);

(4) Leasehold reform: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1468);

(5) Local authority support for Grenfell Tower survivors: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1037);

(6) Planning guidance on fracking: Written evidence, to be published (HC 767)

(Mr Clive Betts).

14International Development Committee

(1) Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector:

(i) Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 840);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 840);

(2) Bangladesh, Burma and the Rohingya Crisis: Government Response to the Fourth Report of the Committee, Session 2017-19: Sixth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1467);

(3) Correspondence with the Minister of State for International Development relating to economic development (fossil fuels and partnership principles): Written evidence, to be published

(Stephen Twigg).

John Bercow

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 20 July 2018 under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1European Union No. 10 (2018)

Protocol, done at Brussels on 11 November 2016, between the European Union and its Member States and Colombia and Peru on Accession to the Trade Agreement, to take account of the accession of Ecuador, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 9664) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

2Exiting the European Union (Immigration)

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 875), dated 19 July 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

3Immigration

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 9675) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

4Miscellaneous Series No. 7 (2018)

Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Investment Corporation, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 9659) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

5Miscellaneous Series No. 8 (2018)

Framework Agreement, done at Marrakesh on 15 November 2016, on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 9672) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

Papers laid under paragraphs 3(3) and 17(3) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

6Exiting the European Union (Freedom of Information)

Proposal for an instrument titled Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Chloe Smith)

7Exiting the European Union (Postal Services)

Proposal for an instrument titled Postal and Parcel Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

8Exiting the European Union (Representation of the People)

Proposal for an instrument titled European Parliamentary Elections Etc. (Repeal, Revocation, Amendment and Saving Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Chloe Smith)

9Exiting the European Union (Scientific Research)

Proposal for an instrument titled European Research Infrastructure Consortium (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mr Sam Gyimah)

Other papers

10Education

Government Response to the First Report from the Education Committee, Session 2017–19, on Foster Care in England (by Command) (Cm. 9662) (Nadhim Zahawi)

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 23 July 2018:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

11Exiting the European Union

Draft European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Chris Heaton-Harris)

12Exiting the European Union (Civil Aviation)

Draft Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

13Exiting the European Union (Merchant Shipping)

Draft Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

14Local Government

(1) Draft Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

(2) Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

(3) Draft Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

(4) Draft Tees Valley Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

(5) Draft West Midlands Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

(6) Draft West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

15Exiting the European Union (Transport)

Cross-border Railway Services (Working Time) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 874), dated 18 July 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

Papers laid under paragraphs 3(3) and 17(3) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

16Exiting the European Union (Competition)

Proposal for an instrument titled Groceries Code Adjudicator Act 2013, Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 and Enterprise Act 2016 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

17Exiting the European Union (Cultural Objects)

Proposal for an instrument titled Return of Cultural Objects (Revocation) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Michael Ellis)

18Exiting the European Union (Designs)

Proposal for an instrument titled Design Right (Semiconductor Topographies) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

19Exiting the European Union (Electricity)

Proposal for an instrument titled Feed-in Tariffs and Contracts for Difference (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

20Exiting the European Union (European Union)

(1) Proposal for an instrument titled European Communities (Designation Orders) (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Chris Heaton-Harris)

(2) Proposal for an instrument titled European Union (Definition of Treaties Orders) (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Chris Heaton-Harris)

21Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

Proposal for an instrument titled Consumer Credit (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

22Exiting the European Union (Friendly Societies)

Proposal for an instrument titled Friendly Societies (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

Other papers

23Betting, Gaming and Lotteries

Report and Accounts of the Horserace Betting Levy Board for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1267) (Tracey Crouch)

24Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (by Command) (Cm. 9635) (Secretary Greg Clark)

25Children

Report and Accounts of the Children's Commissioner for England for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1430) (Nadhim Zahawi)

26Constitutional Reform and Governance

Report and Accounts of the Civil Service Commission for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1342) (Clerk of the House)

27Energy

Report and Accounts of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1338) (Secretary Greg Clark)

28Export Control

Report of United Kingdom Strategic Export Controls for 2017, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1394) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

29Finance

Report of the Office of Tax Simplification for 2017–18 (by Act) (The Chancellor of the Exchequer)

30Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Consolidated Report and Accounts of the Department for Education for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1288) (Mel Stride)

(2) Report and Accounts of the Judicial Pensions Scheme for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1295) (Mel Stride)

(3) Report and Accounts of the Serious Fraud Office for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1323) (Mel Stride)

(4) Report and Accounts of the Standards and Testing Agency for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1278) (Nick Gibb)

(5) Report and Accounts of the Insolvency Service for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1330) (Secretary Greg Clark)

(6) Statement of Accounts of Returning Officers' Expenses (Northern Ireland) for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1462) (Mel Stride)

31Government Resources and Accounts (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies)

(1) Report and Accounts of High Speed Two Limited for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Statutory Instrument), to be printed (HC 1390) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

(2) Report and Accounts of Revenue and Customs Digital Technology Services for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Statutory Instrument), to be printed (HC 1466) (Mel Stride)

32Government Resources and Accounts (Audit of Public Bodies)

Account of the Royal Air Force Museum for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Statutory Instrument), to be printed (HC 1416) (Clerk of the House)

33Government Trading Funds

(1) Report and Accounts of the Royal Mint Trading Fund for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1244) (Clerk of the House)

(2) Report and Accounts of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1355) (Clerk of the House)

34Health and Social Care

Government Response to the Second Report from the Health and Social Care Committee, Session 2017–19, on The Nursing Workforce (by Command) (Cm. 9669) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

35Home Office

HM Government Transparency Report 2018: Disruptive and Investigatory Powers (by Command) (Cm. 9609) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

36House of Commons (Administration)

Report and Accounts of the House of Commons Administration for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1381) (The Speaker)

37Immigration and Asylum

Report and Accounts of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1368) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

38Insolvency

Accounts of Insolvency Services and the Insolvency Investment Account for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1412) (Clerk of the House)

39Justice

Report and Financial Statements of the Press Recognition Panel for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Command) (Secretary David Gauke)

40Intelligence and Security

Further Government Response to the Annual Report from the Intelligence and Security Committee for 2016–17 (by Command) (Cm. 9678) (The Prime Minister)

41National Health Service

Report and Accounts of the NHS Business Services Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1177) (Stephen Barclay)

42National Lottery etc.

(1) Account of Arts Council of Wales Lottery Distribution for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1417) (Clerk of the House)

(2) Account of Sports Council for Wales Lottery Distribution for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1413) (Clerk of the House)

43Northern Ireland

Report and Accounts of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1422) (Secretary Karen Bradley)

44Oil and Pipelines

Accounts of the Oil and Pipelines Agency for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1415) (Clerk of the House)

45Planning and Compulsory Purchase

Review of performance in complying with statutory timetables for planning decisions for 2017–18 (by Act) (Secretary James Brokenshire)

46Public Processions (Northern Ireland)

Report and Accounts of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1429) (Secretary Karen Bradley)

47Railways and Transport Safety

Report and Accounts of the British Transport Police Fund for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1329) (Joseph Johnson)

48Sports Grounds Safety Authority

Report and Accounts of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1408) (Tracey Crouch)

49Treasury

(1) Treasury Minutes on the Government response on the Thirty-eighth to Forty-second Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2017–19 (by Command) (Cm. 9667) (Robert Jenrick)

(2) Treasury Minutes on progress on Government responses to reports of the Committee of Public Accounts in Sessions 2010–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–19 (by Command) (Cm. 9668) (Robert Jenrick)

Withdrawn papers

50Exiting the European Union

Draft European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 (laid 19 July)

51National Health Service

Report and Accounts of the NHS Business Services Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (HC 1177) (laid 3 July)

 

Prepared 23 July 2018