House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday
10 September 2018

No. 181

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

2Urgent Question: Idlib (Alistair Burt)

3Statement: Victims Strategy (Edward Argar)

4Application for emergency debate (Standing Order No. 24)

Stephen Twigg proposed that the House should debate the recent escalation of violence in Yemen.

The Speaker put the application to the House.

Leave given.

Debate to be held at the commencement of business tomorrow for three hours.

5Legislating for the withdrawal agreement

Resolved, That this House has considered legislating for the withdrawal agreement.—(Suella Braverman.)

6Adjournment

Subject: Gypsy and Traveller policy (Andrew Selous)

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.

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

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.

Adjourned at 10.26 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Changes to Notices Given

7Planning (Agent of Change) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 26 October, read and discharged.

Bill withdrawn.

General Committees: Reports

8First Delegated Legislation Committee

Mr Virendra Sharma (Chair) reported the Draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018.

9European Committee B in respect of European Union Documents No. 7966/18 and Addenda 1-13, Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Republic of Singapore, No. 7967/18 and Addenda 1-13, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Singapore, No. 7973/18 and Addenda 1-2, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Singapore of the other part, and No. 7974/18 and Addenda 1-2, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Singapore of the other part

Sir Henry Bellingham (Chair) reported the following resolution:

That the Committee takes note of European Union Document No. 7966/18 on the signature of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 13 and European Union Document No. 7967/18 on the conclusion of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 13; welcomes the proposed signature and conclusion, on behalf of the EU, of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement; further notes European Union Document No. 7973/18 on the signature of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 2 and European Union Document No. 7974/18 on the conclusion of the proposed agreement along with Addenda numbered 1 to 2; and further notes the signature and conclusion of the proposed Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States and Singapore.

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).

10Civil Liability Bill [Lords] Committee (Programming Sub-Committee)

Members: Robert Courts, Gloria De Piero, Peter Heaton-Jones, Amanda Milling, Fiona Onasanya, Lloyd Russell-Moyle and Rory Stewart.

11First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018)

Members: Lee Rowley discharged and Trudy Harrison nominated in substitution.

12European Committee B in respect of European Union Documents No. 7966/18 and Addenda 1-13, Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Republic of Singapore, No. 7967/18 and Addenda 1-13, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Singapore, No. 7973/18 and Addenda 1-2, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Singapore of the other part, and No. 7974/18 and Addenda 1-2, a Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Investment Protection Agreement between the EU and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Singapore of the other part

Chair: Sir Henry Bellingham in place of Mr Adrian Bailey.

Reports from Select Committees

13Health and Social Care Committee

Appointment of the Chair of NHS England:

(i) Tenth report, with Appendices, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1351);

(ii) Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1351)

(Dr Sarah Wollaston).

14Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

(1) Land Value Capture: Tenth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 766);

(2) High streets and town centres in 2030: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1010);

(3) Integrated Communities Strategy: Written evidence, to be published (HC 942);

(4) Private rented sector: Written evidence, to be published (HC 440)

 (Clive Betts).

15Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) The Defence Nuclear Enterprise: Sixty-first Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1028);

(2) Sale of student loans: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1527)

(Meg Hillier).

16Scottish Affairs Committee

Scotland and Brexit: trade and foreign investment: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 903) (Pete Wishart).

17Transport Committee

(1) Rail infrastructure investment: Government and Office of Rail and Road Responses to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2017–19: Fourth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1557);

(2) Priorities for Network Rail: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1489);

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

(4) Local roads funding and governance: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1486);

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

(Lilian Greenwood).

18Welsh Affairs Committee

Prison provision in Wales: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 742) (David T. C. Davies).

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 4.30 pm.

Debate on an e-petition (Standing Order No. 10(1)(a))

1Rescinding Article 50 if the Vote Leave campaign broke electoral laws

Resolved, That this House has considered e-petition 223729 relating to rescinding Article 50 if the Vote Leave campaign broke electoral laws.—(Daniel Zeichner.)

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

Adjourned at 5.39 pm until tomorrow.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 7 September under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Plant Health

Marketing of Ornamental Plant Propagating Material (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 974), dated 3 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove)

2Tonnage Tax

Tonnage Tax (Training Requirement) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 971), dated 4 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

3Petroleum

Scotland Act 2016, Wales Act 2017 and Onshore Petroleum (Consequential, Transitional and Saving Provisions and Model Clauses) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 980), dated 5 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Claire Perry)

4Police

Riot Compensation (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 982), dated 5 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

5Social Security

Income-related Benefits (Subsidy to Authorities) Amendment Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 985), dated 6 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Justin Tomlinson)

Other papers

6Justice

(1) Consultation on establishing an Independent Public Advocate (by Command) (Cm. 9701) (Secretary David Gauke)

(2) Victims Strategy (by Command) (Cm. 9700) (Secretary David Gauke)

7National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Home Office: Financial sustainability of Police forces in England and Wales for 2018 (by Act), to be printed (HC 1501) (Clerk of the House)

8Parliamentary Constituencies

(1) Boundary Commission for England: The 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries (Volumes I, II and III) (by Act) (Mr David Lidington)

(2) Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland: 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies Final Recommendations Report (by Act) (Secretary Karen Bradley)

(3) Boundary Commission for Scotland: 2018 Review of UK Parliamentary Constituencies (by Act) (Secretary David Mundell)

(4) Boundary Commission for Wales: Report on the 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies in Wales (by Act) (Mr David Lidington)

Correction

Wednesday 5 September 2018

The following Speaker's Certificate relating to the Tenant Fees Bill should have appeared:

The Deputy Speaker has certified, for the purposes of Standing Order No. 83L, and on the basis of material put before her, that, in her opinion, the Tenant Fees Bill, as amended on Consideration, relates exclusively to England and is within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83J.

 

Prepared 10 September 2018