House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday
3 December 2018

No. 216

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Questions to the Home Secretary

2Statements: (1) G20 Summit (The Prime Minister)

(2) Withdrawal Agreement: Legal position (The Attorney General)

3Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Bill read a second time.

4Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [Lords]: Programme

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [Lords]:

Committal

(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

(2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 18 December 2018.

(3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

(4) Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

(5) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

(6) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(Amanda Milling.)

Question agreed to.

5Ecumenical Relations Measure

Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Ecumenical Relations Measure (HC 1687), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Amanda Milling.)

6Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure

Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (HC 1688), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Amanda Milling.)

7Church Property Measure

Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Church Property Measure (HC 1689), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Amanda Milling.)

8Church of England Pensions Measure

Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Church of England Pensions Measure (HC 1690), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Amanda Milling.)

9Changes to membership of select committees

(1) Ordered, That Gillian Keegan be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Anne-Marie Trevelyan be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

(2) Ordered, That Stephen Hammond be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Mr Steve Baker be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)

10Adjournment

Subject: Scotland's foreign policy footprint (Stephen Gethins)

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.)

The Speaker interrupted the debate.

11Privilege

The Speaker announced his decision to give precedence to a complaint made by Keir Starmer, Member for Holborn and St Pancras, Stephen Gethins, Member for North East Fife, Tom Brake, Member for Carshalton and Wallington, Nigel Dodds, Member for Belfast North, Hywel Williams, Member for Arfon and Caroline Lucas, Member for Brighton, Pavilion, in relation to the failure of Ministers to comply with the terms of the Resolution of this House of 13 November 2018.

Motion to be given precedence at the commencement of public business tomorrow.

12Adjournment (resumed)

Question again 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.

Adjourned at 10.12 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Changes to Notices Given

13Universal Credit (Application, Advice and Assistance) Bill

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 January 2019.

General Committees: Reports

14First Delegated Legislation Committee

Mr Virendra Sharma (Chair) reported the draft European Research Infrastructure Consortium (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.

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).

15Fisheries Bill Committee

Chairs: Sir David Crausby and Mr Laurence Robertson 

16First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft European Research Infrastructure Consortium (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018)

Members: Mr Sam Gyimah discharged and Claire Perry nominated in substitution.

17Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Central Securities Depositories (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and draft Trade Repositories (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018)

Members: Craig Whittaker discharged and Michelle Donelan nominated in substitution.

18Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (Motion in the name of Andrea Leadsom relating to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority)

Members: Andrea Leadsom discharged and Mike Freer nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

19Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

Small businesses and productivity: Written evidence, to be published (HC 807) (Rachel Reeves).

20Exiting the European Union (Committee on)

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

21Health and Social Care Committee

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

(2) Budget and NHS long-term plan: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1712);

(3) Correspondence with the Secretary of State relating to the Government’s response to the IICSA report on child migrants: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Impact of a no deal Brexit on the health and social care sector: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1583);

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

(Dr Paul Williams).

22Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

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

(2) Leasehold reform: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1468);

(3) Correspondence from the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse on Local Enterprise Partnerships: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence to the Secretary of State relating to Budget 2018 measures: Written evidence, to be published

(Mr Clive Betts).

23Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) The Defence Equipment Plan 2018–28: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1519);

(2) Transforming courts and tribunals: Written evidence, to be published (HC 976)

(Meg Hillier).

24Transport Committee

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

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

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

 (Lilian Greenwood).

25Treasury Committee

(1) The UK’s economic relationship with the European Union: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 473);

(2) Economic crime: Written evidence, to be published (HC 940)

(Nicky Morgan).

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 4.30 pm.

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

1Second referendum on EU membership

Resolved, That this House has considered e-petition 226071 relating to not holding a second referendum on EU membership.—(Paul Scully.)

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

Adjourned at 5.51 pm until tomorrow.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 30 November under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Exiting the European Union (Civil Proceedings)

Service of Documents and Taking of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Matters (Revocation and Saving Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1257), dated 28 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Lucy Frazer)

2Exiting the European Union (Customs)

(1) Customs (Contravention of a Relevant Rule) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1260), dated 29 November 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mel Stride)

(2) Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1248), dated 29 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mel Stride)

(3) Customs (Special Procedures and Outward Processing) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1249), dated 29 November 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mel Stride)

(4) Customs (Temporary Storage Facilities Approval Conditions and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1247), dated 29 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mel Stride)

(5) Customs Transit Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1258), dated 29 November 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mel Stride)

(6) Wharves and Temporary Storage Facilities (Approval Condition and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1264), dated 29 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mel Stride)

(7) Wharves, Examination Stations and Temporary Storage Facilities (Approval Condition) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1265), dated 29 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mel Stride)

3Exiting the European Union (Inquiries)

Inquiries and Coroners (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1252), dated 27 November 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Lucy Frazer)

4Exiting the European Union (Road Traffic)

Driving Licences (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1251), dated 27 November 2018), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

5Exiting the European Union (Sanctions)

Sanctions Review Procedure (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1269), dated 27 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Sir Alan Duncan)

6Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages, etc.

Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Fees) (Amendment) and Multilingual Standard Forms Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1268), dated 27 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

7Road Traffic

Financial Penalty Deposit and Fixed Penalty Offences (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1236), dated 26 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

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

8Exiting the European Union

Proposal for an instrument titled Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Sir Alan Duncan)

9Exiting the European Union (Animals)

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

(2) Proposal for an instrument titled Livestock (Records, Identification and Movement) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

10Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

(1) Proposal for an instrument titled Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings Reorganisation and Winding Up (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

(2) Proposal for an instrument titled Investment Exchanges, Clearing Houses and Central Securities Depositories (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

11Exiting the European Union (Statistics of Trade)

Proposal for an instrument titled Statistics of Trade (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (Regulations) 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mel Stride)

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 3 December:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

12Capital Gains Tax

Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Austria) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mel Stride)

13Exiting the European Union (Pensions)

(1) Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory memorandum (by Act) (Guy Opperman)

(2) Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc.) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Guy Opperman)

14Immigration

Draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) Order 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

15Agriculture

Quality Schemes (Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1275), dated 29 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove)

16Criminal Law

Electronic Monitoring (Responsible Persons) (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1277), dated 26 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Rory Stewart)

17Exiting the European Union (Radioactive Substances)

Ionising Radiation (Basic Safety Standards) (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1278), dated 30 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

18Local Government

(1) Draft Dover (Electoral Changes) Order 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(2) Draft Reigate and Banstead (Electoral Changes) Order 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

(3) Draft Runnymede (Electoral Changes) Order 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Speaker)

19National Health Service

Branded Health Service Medicines (Costs) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1255), dated 28 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Steve Brine)

20Police

Accreditation of Forensic Service Providers Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1276), dated 28 November 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

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

21Exiting the European Union (Electronic Communications)

Proposal for an instrument titled Electronic Identification and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Margot James)

Other papers

22Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Plan of the Competition and Markets Authority for 2019–10: consultation document (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

23European Union (Withdrawal)

EU Exit: Legal position on the Withdrawal Agreement (by Command) (Cm. 9747) (Rt Hon Geoffrey Cox QC)

24Exiting the European Union (Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances)

Explanatory Memorandum to the draft Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

25Exiting the European Union (Legal Aid and Advice)

Explanatory Memorandum to the Civil Legal Aid (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (laid 28 November) (by Act) (Lucy Frazer)

26Human Fertilisation and Embryology

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Code of Practice: Ninth edition, revised December 2018 (by Act) (Jackie Doyle-Price)

27Law Commissions

Report of the Law Commission on Planning Law in Wales:Final Report (by Act), to be printed (HC 1788) (Secretary David Gauke)

28National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on the Home Office: Handling of the Windrush situation (by Act), to be printed (HC 1622) (Clerk of the House)

29Work and Pensions

Pensions Dashboards: Working together for the consumer (by Command) (Cm. 9719) (Secretary Amber Rudd)

Withdrawn papers

30Exiting the European Union (Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances)

Explanatory Memorandum to the draft Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (laid 28 November)

31Exiting the European Union (Agriculture)

Proposal for an instrument titled Common Agricultural Policy (Direct Payments to Farmers) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (laid 29 November)

32Exiting the European Union (Animals)

Proposal for an instrument titled Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (laid 27 November)

33Exiting the European Union (Legal Aid and Advice)

Explanatory Memorandum to the Civil Legal Aid (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (laid 28 November)

34Exiting the European Union (Pensions)

(1) Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (laid 24 October)

(2) Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc.) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018), with an Explanatory Memorandum (laid 24 October)

Correction

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Item 40(1) in Other Proceedings should have read:

(1) Digital connectivity in Scotland: Government Response to the Fifth Report of the Committee, Session 2017-19: Fourth Special Report, to be printed (HC 1612);

 

Prepared 3 December 2018