House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday 24 July 2018

No. 177

Corrected 18 September 2018

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Speaker’s Statement: Major Francis Bennett-Goldney and Captain The Hon. Oswald Cawley

2Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

3Urgent Questions: (1) Public Sector Pay (Elizabeth Truss)

(2) Syria (Sir Alan Duncan)

4Statements: (1) EU withdrawal agreement: legislation (Secretary Dominic Raab)

(2) Immigration detention: Shaw Review (Secretary Sajid Javid)

5Civil Aviation (Accessibility): Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the accessibility of air travel for people with disabilities; to establish requirements about parking at airports for people with disabilities; to require airports and airlines to report steps taken to improve accessibility; to require a named person to be responsible for air passengers with disabilities; to make provision about the design and adaptation of aircraft to meet the needs of passengers with disabilities; and for connected purposes;

That Helen Whately, Heidi Allen, Dr Lisa Cameron, Alex Chalk, John McNally, Alex Cunningham, Michael Fabricant, Kate Green, Lady Hermon, Jeremy Lefroy, Mrs Maria Miller and Dr Sarah Wollaston present the Bill.

Helen Whately accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 23 November, and to be printed (Bill 257).

6Standards

Resolved, That this House –

(1) approves the Third Report of the Committee on Standards, HC 1397;

(2) endorses the recommendations in paragraphs 34 and 35; 

(3) accordingly suspends Ian Paisley from the service of the House for a period of 30 sitting days, beginning on Tuesday 4 September; and

(4) notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 45A, directs that Mr Paisley’s salary shall be withdrawn for 30 days, from Tuesday 4 September till Wednesday 3 October.—(Andrea Leadsom.)

7Matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment.—(Mims Davies.)

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

Resolved, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment.

8Public petitions

(1) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to litter in East Northamptonshire was presented and read by Tom Pursglove.

(2) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to Oundle North Bridge was presented and read by Tom Pursglove.

(3) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to residential development on Addington Road, Irthlingborough was presented and read by Tom Pursglove.

(4) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to residential development on Cheltenham Road, Corby was presented and read by Tom Pursglove.

(5) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to asylum decisions was presented and read by Kate Green.

(6) A public petition from residents of Newcastle upon Tyne Central relating to Newcastle United Football Club was presented and read by Chi Onwurah.

(7) A public petition from residents of Coventry North West constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented and read by Mr Geoffrey Robinson.

9Adjournment

Subject: First tier tribunals, section 24 powers and enforcement on freeholders (Jim Fitzpatrick)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Andrew Stephenson.

Adjourned at 7.32 pm until Tuesday 4 September

(Resolution, 20 March 2018).

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

10Registration of Marriage Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

11Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to make provision for local authorities to assess the educational development of children receiving elective home education; and for connected purposes, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

12Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

The Lords agree to the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill without amendment.

13Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill

The Lords agree to the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill without amendment.

First Reading and Printing of Lords Bills

14Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 26 October, and to be printed (Bill 258).

Public petitions

15Public petitions

(1) A public petition from residents of Macclesfield relating to a UK net zero emissions target was presented

(2) A public petition from North West Durham constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented.

(3) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented by Wera Hobhouse.

(4) A public petition from residents of Erewash constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented by Maggie Throup.

(5) A public petition from residents of Stoke North relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented.

(6) A public petition from residents of Chippenham constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented by Michelle Donelan.

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

(8) A public petition from residents of South Derbyshire constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented by Mrs Heather Wheeler.

(9) A public petition from residents of Bristol South constituency relating to home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented.

Rules Relating to the Conduct of Members

16Code of Conduct 

The Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament, revised by the House on 19 July 2018, to be published (HC 1474).

Reports from Select Committees

17Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report: Fifth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 363) (Damian Collins).

18Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill (Joint Committee on)

Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill: Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1064) (Sir Bernard Jenkin).

19Exiting the European Union (Committee on)

The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 372) (Hilary Benn).

20Foreign Affairs Committee 

(1) Moscow’s gold: Russian corruption in the UK: Written evidence, to be published;

(2) The future of UK diplomacy in Europe: Written evidence, to be published

(Tom Tugendhat).

21Health and Social Care Committee

(1) Work of the Secretary of State: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 523);

(2) Anti-microbial resistance: Written evidence, to be published (HC 962);

(3) NHS funding: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1352);

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

(5) Public Health post-2013: Written evidence, to be published

(Dr Sarah Wollaston).

22Home Affairs Committee

Correspondence with the Home Secretary relating to foreign fighters and the death penalty: Written evidence, to be published (Yvette Cooper).

23Human Rights (Joint Committee on)

Correspondence with the Home Secretary relating to the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill: Written evidence, to be published (Ms Harriet Harman).

24Privileges (Committee of)

(1) Correspondence with the Chair of the Liaison Committee regarding the exercise and enforcement of select committee powers: Written evidence, to be published;

(2) Resolution on procedure: matter of privilege referred on 28 June 2018: Written evidence, to be published 

(Sir Kevin Barron).

25Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

(1) Devolution and exiting the EU: reconciling differences and building strong relationships: Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1485);  

(2) PHSO Annual Scrutiny 2016–17: Government and PHSO response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2017-19: Sixth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1479);

(3) Independent Commission on Referendums: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1143)

(Sir Bernard Jenkin).

26Transport Committee

(1) Intercity East Coast rail franchise: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 891);

(2) Health of the bus market: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1425);

(3) Rail timetable changes: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1163);

(4) Volkswagen emissions: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1021)

(Lilian Greenwood)

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))

1Remit of the Office for Budget Responsibility

Resolved, That this House has considered the remit of the Office for Budget Responsibility.—(Luke Graham.)

2Train services to and from Preston Park

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered train services to and from Preston Park.—(Caroline Lucas.)

At 11.30 am, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(6)).

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

3Taxpayer liability for safety at the Wylfa nuclear power project

Resolved, That this House has considered taxpayer liability for safety at the Wylfa nuclear power project.—(Alan Brown.)

4Rail investment in the East Midlands

Resolved, That this House has considered rail investment in the East Midlands.—(Alex Norris.)

The sitting was suspended between 4.17 pm and 4.30 pm.

5Family hubs

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered family hubs.—(Fiona Bruce.)

At 5.30 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(14)).

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

Adjourned at 5.30 pm until Tuesday 4 September

(Resolution, 20 March 2018).

 

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Defence

Draft Armed Forces (Specified Aviation and Marine Functions) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Tobias Ellwood)

2Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

Draft Central Counterparties (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (John Glen)

3Local Government

Draft Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Jake Berry)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

4Customs

Export Control (Burma Sanctions) (No. 2) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 894), dated 20 July 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Liam Fox)

5Local Government

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

(2) Draft North Devon (Electoral Changes) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

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

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

6Exiting the European Union (Animals)

(1) Proposal for an instrument titled Animal Health and Welfare (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

(2) Proposal for an instrument titled Seal Products (Amendments) (EU Exits) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

7Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection)

Proposal for an instrument titled Timber and Timber Products and FLEGT (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

8Exiting the European Union (Health and Safety)

Proposal for an instrument titled Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Sarah Newton)

Other papers

9Armed Forces Pay

Forty-seventh Report of the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body for 2018 (by Command) (Cm. 9677) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

10Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

National Security and Investment: A consultation on proposed legislative reforms (by Command) (Cm. 9637) (Secretary Greg Clark)

11Defence

Ministry of Defence Minute, dated 24 July 2018, concerning the gifting of equipment and infrastructure to Jordan (by Command) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

12Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration

Forty-sixth Report of the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (by Command) (Cm. 9670) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

13Exiting the European Union

Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the European Union (by Command) (Cm. 9674) (Secretary Dominic Raab)

14Exiting the European Union (Immigration)

Explanatory Memorandum to the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (laid 20 July 2018) (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

15Fire and Rescue Services

Code of Practice for Revised Financial Management (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

16Government Resources and Accounts

Report and Accounts of the Competition and Markets Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1112) (Mel Stride)

17Government Trading Funds

Report and Accounts of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1389) (Jackie Doyle-Price)

18Home Office

Assessment of government progress in implementing the report on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons: a follow-up report to the Home Office by Stephen Shaw (by Command) (Cm. 9661) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

19Housing, Communities and Local Government

Report and Accounts of the Architects Registration Board for the year ended 31 December 2017 (by Command) (Cm. 9636) (Secretary James Brokenshire)

20Law Commission

Report on the Implementation of Law Commission recommendations (by Command) (Cm. 9652) (Secretary David Gauke)

21Planning

National Planning Policy Framework (by Command) (Cm. 9680) (Secretary James Brokenshire)

22Police Remuneration

Fourth Report of the Police Remuneration Review Body: England and Wales 2018 (by Command) (Cm. 9655) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

23Postal Services

Report of the Post Office Network 2018 (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

24Prison Service Pay

Prison Service Pay Review Body: Seventeenth Report on England and Wales 2018 (by Command) (Cm. 9676) (Secretary David Gauke)

25Proceeds of Crime

Report of the Appointed Person for England and Wales for 2016-17  (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

26School Teachers

Twenty-eighth Report of the School Teachers' Review Body for 2018 (by Command) (Cm. 9653) (Secretary Damian Hinds)

27Sustainable and Secure Buildings

Progress towards the sustainability of the building stock in England: Sixth Parliamentary Report (by Act) (Secretary James Brokenshire)

28Treasury

Treasury Minute, dated 24 July 2018, concerning a contingent liability relating to Extending the EU Programme Guarantee (by Command) (Elizabeth Truss)

29Treaty Series No.3 (2018)

Treaty, done at Warsaw on 21 December 2017, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Poland on Defence and Security Cooperation (by Command) (Cm. 9673) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

Withdrawn papers

30Exiting the European Union (Immigration)

Explanatory Memorandum to the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (laid 20 July 2018)

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATES

Instruments

The Speaker has certified, for the purposes of Standing Order No. 83P, and on the basis of material put before him, that, in his opinion, the following instrument relates exclusively to England and is within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83P.

Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018

 

 

Prepared 24 July 2018