House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday
11 September 2018

No. 182

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Private Bills: University of London Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Motion made, That the University of London Bill [Lords] be now read a second time.—(Chairman of Ways and Means.)

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 20(2)).

Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Tuesday 9 October.

2Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

3Online Forums: Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make administrators and moderators of certain online forums responsible for content published on those forums; to require such administrators and moderators to remove certain content; to require platforms to publish information about such forums; and for connected purposes;

That Lucy Powell, Nicky Morgan, Robert Halfon, Robert Neill, Mr David Lammy, Anna Soubry, Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg, Ruth Smeeth, Luciana Berger, Stella Creasy and Jess Phillips present the Bill.

Lucy Powell accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 26 October, and to be printed (Bill 263).

4Emergency Debate: Recent escalation of violence in Yemen (Standing Order No. 24)

Resolved, That this House has considered the recent escalation of violence in Yemen.—(Stephen Twigg.)

5Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Programme (No. 2)

Ordered, That the Order of 11 June 2018 be varied as follows:

(1) Paragraphs (4) and (5) of the Order shall be omitted.

(2) Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading shall be taken in one day in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

(3) Proceedings on Consideration—

(a) shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table, and (b) shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the Times specified in the second column of the Table.

TABLE

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

New Clauses and new Schedules creating offences relating to terrorism; amendments to Clauses 1 to 10; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Prevent and amendments to Clause 18

6.00 pm

New Clauses, new Schedules and amendments relating to European Arrest Warrants; remaining proceedings on Consideration

8.00 pm

(4) Any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 8.00 pm.

(5) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 9.00 pm.—(Mr Ben Wallace.)

6Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

New Clause NC2—(Mr Ben Wallace)—brought up, and read the first time.

Question put, That the Clause be read a second time.

The House divided.

Division No. 235.

Ayes: 292 (Tellers: Wendy Morton, Mims Davies)

Noes: 47 (Tellers: Gavin Newlands, Mr Alistair Carmichael)

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clause added to the Bill.

Amendments 1 to 5 and 15 to 18 made.

Amendment 13 proposed.—(Nick Thomas-Symonds.)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The House divided.

Division No. 236.

Ayes: 265 (Tellers: Jeff Smith, Stephanie Peacock)

Noes: 296 (Tellers: Wendy Morton, Mims Davies)

Question accordingly negatived.

New Clause NC1—(Nick Thomas-Symonds)—brought up, and read the first time.

Question put, That the Clause be read a second time.

The House divided.

Division No. 237.

Ayes: 255 (Tellers: Jeff Smith, Stephanie Peacock)

Noes: 293 (Tellers: Mims Davies, Wendy Morton)

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendments 6, 7, 19, 8 to 12 and 20 to 25 made.

7Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Third Reading

Motion made and Question put, That the Bill be now read the third time.

The House divided.

Division No. 238.

Ayes: 376 (Tellers: Wendy Morton, Iain Stewart)

Noes: 10 (Tellers: Mr Alistair Carmichael, Tom Brake)

Question accordingly agreed to and Bill passed.

8Deferred Divisions

Ordered, That, at this day’s sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Mel Stride relating to the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill: Money.—(Andrew Stephenson.)

9Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill: Money

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.—(Jackie Doyle-Price.)

10EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) And Investment Protection Agreement (IPA)

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 119(11), That this House 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.—(Iain Stewart.)

The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of the Question was challenged. 

Division deferred until tomorrow (Standing Order No. 41A).

11Statutory Instruments: Motions for Approval

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 4 July, be approved.—(Iain Stewart.)

Question agreed to.

12Adjournment

Subject: Roll-out of personal independence payments (Hugh Gaffney)

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

Adjourned at 8.29 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Changes to Notices Given

13Fire Safety Information Bill

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

Bill withdrawn.

Public petitions

14Public petitions

A public petition from residents of West Worcestershire relating to Home education: draft guidance and consultation was presented.

General Committees: Reports

15Civil Liability Bill [Lords] Committee

Sir Henry Bellingham (Chair) reported:

(1) written evidence reported to the Committee; and

(2) the Bill as amended.

Written evidence to be published.

Bill, as amended, to be considered tomorrow; and to be printed (Bill 264).

16Offensive Weapons Bill Committee

James Gray (Chair) reported:

(1) written evidence submitted to the Committee; and

(2) the Bill as amended.

Written evidence to be published.

Bill, as amended, to be considered tomorrow; and to be printed (Bill 265).

Reports from Select Committees

17Backbench Business Committee

Determination of business to be taken on 9 October in the Chamber and 11 October in Westminster Hall with Annex containing a transcript of representations made on 11 September, to be published (Ian Mearns).

18Defence Committee

(1) Lost in Translation? Afghan Interpreters and other Locally Employed Civilians: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report of Session 2017-19: Eighth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1568);

(2) The Government’s Proposals for a future security partnership with the European Union: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2017-19: Ninth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1570);

(3) Indispensable allies: US, NATO and UK Defence relations: Government response to the Committee’s Eighth Report of Session 2017-19: Tenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1569);

(4) Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017: Government Response to the Committee’s Ninth Report of Session 2017-19: Eleventh Special Report, to be printed (HC 1571);

(5) Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1481);

(6) Correspondence from the Minister for Defence Procurement relating to F-35 Tier 1 status and AWACS: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Correspondence from the Minister of State relating to the Defence Fire and Rescue Project contingent liability: Written evidence, to be published;

(8) Correspondence from the Prime Minister relating to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline: Written evidence, to be published;

(9) Global Islamist terrorism: Written evidence, to be published (HC 735);

(10) UK Military Operations in Mosul and Raqqa: Written evidence, to be published (HC 999);

(11) Unclear for Take-offF-35 Procurement: Written evidence, to be published (HC 326)

(Dr Julian Lewis).

19Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

(1) BBC Annual Report 201718: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 993);

(2) Correspondence from Stonewall and other organisations relating to anti-LGBT offences: Written evidence, to be published

(Damian Collins).

20Education Committee

(1) The apprenticeships ladder of opportunity: quality not quantity:

(i) Sixth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 344);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 344);

(2) Fourth Industrial Revolution: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1007);

(3) Nursing apprenticeships: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1017);

(4) School and college funding: Written evidence, to be published (HC 969)

(Robert Halfon).

21Environmental Audit Committee

(1) Sustainable seas: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1543);

(2) Hand car washes: Written evidence, to be published (HC 981);

(3) Sustainable Development Goals in the UK follow-up: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1491);

(4) Sustainable fashion: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1148)

(Mary Creagh).

22Foreign Affairs Committee

(1) Global Britain and the Western Balkans: Government Response to the Committee’s Tenth Report of Session 2017-19: Fourteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1572);

(2) Global Britain: FCO skills: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1254)

(Tom Tugendhat).

23Health and Social Care Committee

(1) Antimicrobial resistance: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 962);

(2) Correspondence with the Secretary of State regarding private screening companies: Written evidence, to be published;

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

(4) Nursing and Midwifery Council's handling of concerns about midwives' fitness to practise at Furness General Hospital: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1350)

(Dr Sarah Wollaston).

24Home Affairs Committee

(1) Windrush: the need for a hardship fund: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report of Session 2017-19: Eighth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1558);

(2) UK-EU security cooperation after Brexit: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2017-19: Ninth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1566);

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

(4) Domestic abuse: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1015)

(Yvette Cooper).

25Justice Committee

(1) Prison population 2022: planning for the future: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 483);

(2) Correspondence with the Crown Prosecution Service relating to a consultation on the Code for Crown Prosecutors: Written evidence, to be published;

(Robert Neill).

26Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

(1) Brexit and Northern Ireland: fisheries: Fourth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 878);

(2) Brexit and Northern Ireland: agriculture: Written evidence, to be published (HC 939);

(3) Consultation on implementation of the Stormont House Agreement: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1095);

(4) Funding priorities for the 201819 Budget: health: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1447)

(Dr Andrew Murrison).

27Petitions 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;

(3) Online abuse and the experience of disabled people: Written evidence, to be published (HC 759)

(Helen Jones).

28Privileges (Committee of)

Matter of privilege referred to the Committee on 28 June 2018: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1490) (Sir Kevin Barron).

29Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

(1) Pre-Appointment Hearings: Promoting Best Practice: Tenth Report, with appendices; to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 909);

(2) Electoral intimidation and voter identification: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1366)

(Sir Bernard Jenkin).

30Science and Technology Committee

(1) Research integrity: Government and UKRI Responses to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2017–19: Seventh Special Report, to be printed (HC 1563);

(2) Correspondence with the Chancellor of the Exchequer relating to future funding for the National Quantum Technologies Programme: Written evidence, to be published (HC 820);

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

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

(Norman Lamb).

31Treasury Committee

(1) Government response to Women in Finance Report: Sixth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 477);

(2) The UK's economic relationship with the European Union: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 473)

(Nicky Morgan).

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 9.30 am.

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

1Human rights abuses and UK assistance to Bahrain

Resolved, That this House has considered human rights abuses and UK assistance to Bahrain.—(Andy Slaughter.)

2Roll-out of universal credit in Liverpool

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the roll-out of universal credit in Liverpool.—(Dan Carden.)

At 11.30 am the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(1)(b)).

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

3Funeral poverty

Resolved, That this House has considered funeral poverty.—(Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck.)

The sitting was suspended between 3.55 pm and 4.00 pm.

4Trans-Pennine rail travel and delays

Resolved, That this House has considered Trans-Pennine rail travel and delays.—(Kevin Hollinrake.)

The sitting was suspended between 4.25 pm and 4.30 pm. 

5Final report of the Economic Justice Commission

Resolved, That this House has considered the final report of the Economic Justice Commission.—(Liam Byrne.)

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 presented or laid upon the Table

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Pensions

Pension Protection Fund (Pensionable Service) and Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment and Disclosure) (Amendment and Modification) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 988), dated 10 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Guy Opperman)

2Social Security

Social Security (Claims and Payments) (Social Fund Maternity Grant) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 989), dated 10 September 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Justin Tomlinson)

Other papers

3Fisheries

Report and Accounts of the Sea Fish Industry Authority for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1550) (Secretary Michael Gove)

4Legal Aid and Advice

Explanatory Memorandum to the Civil Legal Aid (Procedure, Remuneration and Statutory Charge) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 803) (laid 2 July) (by Command) (Lucy Frazer)

5National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Progress in Implementing EU Exit (by Act), to be printed (HC 1498) (Clerk of the House)

CORRECTION

Tuesday 4 September 2018

In Papers Laid, the following item should have appeared after item 12:

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Customs

Export Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 939), dated 20 August 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Liam Fox)

 

 

Prepared 11 September 2018