House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday
25 October 2018

No. 195

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

2Speaker's Statement: Errors in printed divisions lists

3Urgent Question: Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (Mark Field)

4Speaker's Statement: Bullying and harrassment in the House of Commons

5Business Question (Leader of the House)

6Statement: Use of DNA evidence in immigration applications (Secretary Sajid Javid) 

7Fisheries Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Secretary Michael Gove, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Secretary Dominic Raab, Secretary Liam Fox, Secretary David Mundell, Secretary Alun Cairns and Secretary Karen Bradley, presented a Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 278) with Explanatory Notes (Bill 278–EN).

8Folic acid fortification

Resolved, That this House has considered folic acid fortification.—(Nigel Adams.)

9Inclusive Transport Strategy

Resolved, That this House has considered the Inclusive Transport Strategy.—(Ms Nusrat Ghani.)

10Adjournment

Subject: Effect of M26 road closures (Tom Tugendhat).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.

Adjourned at 4.16pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

11Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill

The Lords have agreed to the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill without amendment.

Changes to Notices Given

12Pension Benefits (Ill Health) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

13Social Media Service Providers (Civil Liability and Oversight) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

14Housing and Planning (Local Decision-Making) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

15Cats Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

16Plastics Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

17Terms of Withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

18Clean Air Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

19Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) and Conversion Therapy Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

20International Development (Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

21Pets (Theft) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

22Health Impacts (Public Sector Duty) Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

23House of Peers Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

24Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [Lords]

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

25Registration of Marriage Bill [Lords]

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

26Multi-Employer Pension Schemes Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

27Supervised Drug Consumption Facilities Bill

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November.

General Committees: Reports

28Agriculture Bill Committee

Sir Roger Gale (Chair) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

29Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee

Graham Stringer (Chair) reported the draft Companies (Directors’ Report) and Limited Liability Partnerships (Energy and Carbon Report) Regulations 2018.

30Tenth Delegated Legislation Committee

Ms Karen Buck (Chair) reported the draft European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations.

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).

31Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Economic Partnership Agreements and Trade Agreement) (Eastern and Southern Africa States, Southern African Development Community States, Ghana and Ecuador) Order 2018)

Members: Anne Marie Morris discharged and Mike Wood nominated in substitution.

 

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

Business determined by the Backbench Business Committee (Standing Orders Nos. 10(7) and 14(4))

1International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day 2018

Resolved, That this House has considered International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day 2018.—(Jim Shannon.)

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

Adjourned at 4.30 pm until Monday 29 October.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers presented or laid upon the Table

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Digital Economy

(1) Draft Guidance on Age-verification Arrangements (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Margot James)

(2) Draft Guidance on Ancillary Service Providers (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Margot James)

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

2Exiting the European Union (Electronic Communications)

Proposal for an instrument titled Open Internet Access (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Margot James)

Other papers

3Treaty Series No. 12 (2018)

Agreement, done at Panama City on 25 July 2017, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Panama for the Establishment and Functioning of Private International Schools of Excellence in the Republic of Panama (by Command) (Cm. 9711) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

Withdrawn papers

4Digital Economy

(1) Guidance on Age-verification Arrangements 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (laid 10 October)

(2) Guidance on Ancillary Service Providers 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (laid 10 October)

5Exiting the European Union (Electronic Communications)

Proposal for an instrument titled Open Internet Access (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (laid 24 October)

 

Prepared 25 October 2018