House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 13 December 2018

No. 223

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Independent Breast Screening Review 2018

Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of a Paper, entitled The Independent Breast Screening Review 2018, dated 13 December 2018.—(Gareth Johnson.)

2Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

(2) the Attorney General

3Business Question (Leader of the House)

4Statements (1) Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement (James Brokenshire)

(2) Police Funding Settlement (Nick Hurd)

5Public Health Model To Reduce Youth Violence

Resolved, That this House has considered a public health model to reduce youth violence.—(Victoria Atkins.)

6Adjournment

Subject: Rural post offices (Derek Thomas)

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

Adjourned at 5.26 pm until Monday 17 December

Other Proceedings

General Committees: Reports

7Fisheries Bill Committee

David Hanson (Chair) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

8Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee

Mr Andrew Rosindell (Chair) reported the draft Postal and Parcel Services (Amendment etc.) (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).

9First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018)

Members: Zac Goldsmith discharged and John Whittingdale nominated in substitution.

10Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, the draft Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and the draft Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019)

Members: Thangam Debbonaire and Dame Cheryl Gillan discharged and Bambos Charalambous and Kevin Foster nominated in substitution.

11Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019)

Members: Thangam Debbonaire and Kevin Hollinrake discharged and Bambos Charalambous and Craig Tracey nominated in substitution.

12Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Blood Safety and Quality (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019)

Members: Kevin Foster discharged and Leo Docherty nominated in substitution.

13Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Postal and Parcel Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018)

Members: Mr Marcus Fysh discharged and Bim Afolami nominated in substitution.

14Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Social Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and the draft Social Security (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018)

Members: Lucy Powell discharged and Bambos Charalambous nominated in substitution.

15Tenth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Gaming Machine (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2018)

Members: Peter Aldous discharged and Paul Scully nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

16Home Affairs Committee

Correspondence from the Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service relating to the Police Funding Settlement 2019/20: Written evidence, to be published (Yvette Cooper).

17Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

The work of the Cabinet Secretary: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1250) (Sir Bernard Jenkin).

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

Business determined by the Backbench Business Committee (Standing Orders Nos. 10(7), 14(4)) and 22D).

1Select Committee Statement

Publication of the Twenty-fifth report of the Treasury Committee, The UK’s economic relationship with the European Union: The Government’s and Bank of England’s Withdrawal Agreement analyses, HC 1819.—(Nicky Morgan.)

2Protection for homebuyers

Resolved, That this House has considered protection for homebuyers.—(Kate Green.)

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

Adjourned at 4.01 pm until Monday 17 December.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Exiting the European Union (Agriculture)

Draft Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

2Exiting the European Union (Animals)

(1) Draft Farriers and Animal Health (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

(2) Draft Veterinary Surgeons and Animal Welfare (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

3Exiting the European Union (Broadcasting)

Draft Broadcasting (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Margot James)

4Exiting the European Union (Civil Partnership)

Draft Equality (Amendment and Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Penny Mordaunt)

5Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection)

(1) Draft Environment (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

(2) Draft O-Zone Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

6Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

Draft Financial Markets and Insolvency (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (John Glen)

7Exiting the European Union (Financial Services and Markets)

Draft Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment, etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (John Glen)

8Exiting the European Union (Merchant Shipping)

Draft Ship Recycling (Facilities and Requirements for Hazardous Materials on Ships) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

9Exiting the European Union (Pesticides)

Draft Plant Protection Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

10Exiting the European Union (Public Procurement)

(1) Draft Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Stuart Andrew)

(2) Draft Public Procurement (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Oliver Dowden)

11Radioactive Substances

Draft Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Greg Clark)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

12Exiting the European Union (Climate Change)

CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1336), dated 11 December 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

13Exiting the European (Energy)

Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1342), dated 11 December 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Greg Clark)

14Exiting the European Union (Freedom of Information)

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1353), dated 13 December 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Chloe Smith)

15Financial Services

Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1337), dated 11 December 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (John Glen)

16Government Resources and Accounts

Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1335), dated 11 December 2018 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Elizabeth Truss)

17Immigration

Immigration (Restrictions on Employment) (Code of Practice and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 1340), dated 6 December 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

18Exiting the European Union (Agriculture)

Proposal for an instrument titled Pesticides and Fertilisers (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

19Exiting the European Union (Agriculture and Pesticides)

Proposal for an instrument titled Pesticides (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

20Exiting the European Union (Social Security)

(1) Proposal for an instrument titled Social Security Coordination (Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 and Council Regulation (EC) No 859/2003) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Alok Sharma)

(2) Proposal for an instrument titled Social Security Coordination (Council Regulation (EEC) No 574/72) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Alok Sharma)

(3) Proposal for an instrument titled Social Security Coordination (Regulation (EC) No 883/2004, EEA Agreement and Swiss Agreement) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Alok Sharma)

(4) Proposal for an instrument titled Social Security Coordination (Regulation (EC) No 987/2009) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Alok Sharma)

Other papers

21Coroners and Justice

Fifth Annual Report of the Chief Coroner to the Lord Chancellor (by Act) (Secretary David Gauke)

22Culture, Media and Sport

Policy Statement: Amendments to Data Protection Law in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019 (Secretary Jeremy Wright)

23Education

Draft Report on the Second Sale of Pre-2012 (Plan 1) Income Contingent Student Loans (by Command) (Secretary Damian Hinds)

24Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Account of Cabinet Office: Civil Superannuation for 2017-18 (by Act), to be printed (HC 1628) (Mel Stride)

(2) Client Funds Account of the 1993 and 2003 Child Maintenance Schemes for 2017-18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1807) (Secretary Amber Rudd)

(3) Client Funds Account of the 2012 Child Maintenance Scheme for 2017-18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1806) (Secretary Amber Rudd)

25Health and Social Care

(1) Independent Breast Screening Review for 2018 (by pursuant to Order today), to be printed (HC 1799) (Steve Brine)

(2) Report of Healthwatch England (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

26House of Commons Members' Fund

Account of the House of Commons Members' Fund for 2015-16, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1830) (Clerk of the House)

27Immigration, Asylum and Nationality

Draft Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working - Civil penalty scheme for employers (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

28International Development

Fifty-ninth Report of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom to the Secretary of State for International Development, for the year ended 30 September 2018 (by Act) (Secretary Penny Mordaunt)

29Justice

Government Response to the Eleventh Report from the Justice Select Committee, Session 2017–19, on Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Cases (by Command) (Cm. 9744) (Secretary David Gauke)

30Justice and Security

Report on use of closed material procedure from 25 June 2017 to 24 June 2018 (by Act) (Secretary David Gauke)

31Ministry of Defence

Air Publication 3376 Volume 1 — Tenth Edition of Terms and Conditions of Service for Airmen of the Royal Air Force (by Act) (Mr Tobias Ellwood)

32National Lottery

Report and Accounts of sportscotland National Lottery Distribution Fund for 2017–18, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 1693) (Secretary David Mundell)

33Public Accounts

Treasury Minutes on the Government response to the Fifty-Ninth to Sixty-Third Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2017–19 (by Command) (Cm. 9740) (Robert Jenrick)

Withdrawn papers

34Exiting the European Union (Agriculture)

Proposal for an instrument titled Pesticides and Fertilisers (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (laid 12 December)

35Exiting the European Union (Merchant Shipping)

Ship Recycling (Facilities and Requirements for Hazardous Materials on Ships) (Amendment) (EU Exit) regulations 2019 (laid 29 November)

CORRECTIONS

Wednesday 12 December 2018

(1) This item should have appeared after item 30:

European Union Documents Referred

European Committee B

Regulation (EU) 2018/1727 on the European Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2002/187/JHA. 

(2) Item 42 should have read:

Transport Committee

(1) Mobility as a Service: Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 590);

(2) Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport relating to maritime policy and Coastguard modernisation: Written evidence, to be published;

(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)

(Lilian Greenwood).

(3) This item should have appeared under Speaker's Certificates:

Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [Lords] 

The Speaker has certified, for the purposes of Standing Order No. 83L(2), and on the basis of material put before him, that, in his opinion, Clause 2 of the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [Lords] as amended in public bill committee (Bill 301) relates exclusively to England and Wales on matters within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83J.

 

Prepared 13 December 2018