House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday
6 November 2018

No. 202

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

2Urgent Questions: (1) Police pension liabilities (Mr Nick Hurd)

(2) Assessment and Treatment Units: vulnerable people (Caroline Dinenage)

3Suspension of sitting (Centenary of the Armistice)

The Speaker suspended the sitting to allow attendance at the service in St Margaret's Church to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.

4Child Maintenance: Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to remove certain fees for child maintenance services; to make provision about the calculation of child maintenance payments; and for connected purposes;

That Marion Fellows, Neil Gray, Angela Crawley, Mhairi Black, Antoinette Sandbach, Liz Saville Roberts, Jim Shannon, Caroline Lucas, Alison Thewliss, Carol Monaghan, Sarah Champion and Carolyn Harris present the Bill.

Marion Fellows accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 23 November, and to be printed (Bill 284).

5Centenary of the Armistice

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the centenary of the Armistice.—(Secretary Jeremy Wright.)

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

Question again proposed.

6Business of the House

Ordered, That, at this day’s sitting, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to the centenary of the Armistice may be proceeded with, though opposed, until 8.00 pm.—(Iain Stewart.)

7Centenary of the Armistice (resumed)

Question again proposed.

Resolved, That this House has considered the centenary of the Armistice.

8Adjournment

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

Adjourned at 7.56 pm until Monday 12 November (Resolution, 20 March).

Other Proceedings

General Committees: Reports

9Third Delegated Legislation Committee

David Hanson (Chair) reported the draft International Road Transport Permits (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and the draft Trailer Registration Regulations 2018.

General Committees: Appointments

10European Committee C in respect of European Union Document No. 12118/18 + ADD 1, Proposal for a Directive discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC

Members: Gill Furniss discharged and Bill Esterson nominated in substitution.

11Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 and the Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2018)

Members: Mims Davies discharged and Nigel Adams nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

12Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

Carbon capture, usage and storage: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1094) (Rachel Reeves).

13Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

(1) Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 363);

(2) BBC Annual Report 2017–18: Written evidence, to be published (HC 993)

(Damian Collins).

14Education Committee

1) Nursing apprenticeships:

(i) Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1017);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 1017);

2) School and college funding: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 969);

3) Special educational needs and disabilities: Written evidence, to be published (HC 968)

(Robert Halfon).

15Environmental Audit Committee

(1) Hand car washes:

(i) Tenth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 981);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 981);

(2) Nitrates: Eleventh Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 656)

(Mary Creagh).

16European Statutory Instruments Committee

(1) Sixth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1697), and including the following recommendation:  

That the affirmative procedure should apply to the instrument titled Intellectual Property (Copyright and Related Rights) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, the proposal for which was laid before this House on 26 October 2018;

(2) Ministerial correspondence: Written evidence, to be published 

(Sir Patrick McLoughlin). 

17 Foreign Affairs Committee

(1) The future of the UK Overseas Territories: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1464); 

(2) Correspondence from the Foreign Secretary relating to FCO processes for filling senior vacancies: Written evidence, to be published; 

(3) Correspondence from the Foreign Secretary relating to plans to reform the UN Resident Coordinator system: Written evidence, to be published 

(Tom Tugendhat).

18Health and Social Care Committee

(1) First 1000 days of life: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1496);

(2) Sexual health: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1419)

(Dr Sarah Wollaston).

19Home Affairs Committee

(1) Modern slavery: Part of the oral evidence, to be published (HC 1460);

(2) Correspondence from the Minister of State for Immigration regarding procurement of asylum accommodation: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Policing for the future: Written evidence, to be published (HC 515);

(4) Serious violence: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1016)

(Yvette Cooper).

20International Development Committee

Forced displacement in Africa: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1433) (Stephen Twigg).

21Justice Committee

(1) Ministry of Justice Annual Report and Accounts 2017–18: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1650);

(2) Correspondence with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence with the Director of Public Prosecutions: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Transforming rehabilitation: Written evidence, to be published (HC 482)

(Robert Neill).

22Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

(1) A smaller House of Lords: the report of the Lord Speaker’s committee on the size of the House: Thirteenth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 662);

(2) The Government’s management of major projects: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1631);

(3) Status of resolutions of the House of Commons: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1587);

(4) The role of Parliament in the UK constitution: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1472)

(Sir Bernard Jenkin).

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))

1Reclassification of synthetic cannabinoids

Resolved, That this House has considered the reclassification of synthetic cannabinoids.—(Ben Bradley.)

2Plymouth challenge for schools initiative

Resolved, That this House has considered the Plymouth challenge for schools initiative.—(Luke Pollard.)

The sitting was suspended between 11.25 am and 3.15 pm (Order, 5 November).

3Holiday hunger schemes

Resolved, That this House has considered holiday hunger schemes.—(Ruth Smeeth.)

The sitting was suspended between 4.22 pm and 4.45 pm.

4Post Office provision in North Yorkshire

Resolved, That this House has considered Post Office provision in North Yorkshire.—(Andrew Jones.

5Badger cull

Resolved, That this House has considered the badger cull.—(Chris Williamson.)

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

Adjourned at 6.03 pm until Monday 12 November (Resolution, 20 March).

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Exiting the European Union (Auditors)

Draft Statutory Auditors and Third Country Auditors (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Kelly Tolhurst)

2Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

Draft Payment Accounts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

3Exiting the European Union (Financial Services and Markets)

Draft Trade Repositories (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

4National Health Service

National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Prescription of Drugs etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1134), dated 1 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Steve Brine)

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

5Exiting the European Union (Banks and Banking)

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

Other papers

6Academies

Consolidated Report and Accounts of the Academy Schools Sector in England for the year ended 31 August 2017, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1701) (Nick Gibb)

7Armed Forces

Report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services of an inspection of the Royal Navy Police's performance inspection process (by Act) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

8Northern Ireland Office

Guidance on decision-making for Northern Ireland Departments during the period for Northern Ireland Executive formation (by Command) (Cm. 9725) (Secretary Karen Bradley)

 

Prepared 6 November 2018