House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Wednesday 22 May 2019

No. 305

Corrected 7 August 2019

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

(2) the Prime Minister

2Statements: (1) Leaving the European Union (The Prime Minister)

(2) British Steel (Secretary Greg Clark) 

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

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make it a criminal offence to demand money to vacate an unauthorised encampment; and for connected purposes; 

That Toby Perkins, Vernon Coaker, Sir Roger Gale, Nigel Mills, Philip Davies, Matt Western, Stephen Pound, Bob Stewart, Ian Austin, Albert Owen, Mr Jonathan Lord and Sir David Amess present the Bill.

Toby Perkins accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 393).

4Sitting in Westminster Hall (4 June)

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No.10(2)(b), the sitting in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 4 June shall begin at 11.30 am, shall be suspended from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm and may then continue for up to a further three hours.—(Mike Freer.)

5Public petitions

(1) A public petition from residents of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, and friends of the schools in the Henley area relating to school funding was presented and read by John Howell.

(2) A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to funding for Russell Hall Primary School, Bradford, was presented and read by Judith Cummins.

6Adjournment

Subject: Suicide in the farming community (Chris Davies)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mike Freer.

Adjourned at 4.28 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Public petitions

7Public petition

A public petition from residents of the UK relating to non-stun slaughter was presented.

General Committees: Reports

8Wild Animals in Circuses (No.2) Bill Committee

Mrs Madeleine Moon (Chair) reported:

(1) written evidence submitted to the Committee; and

(2) the Bill without Amendment.

Written evidence to be published.

Bill, not amended, to be considered tomorrow.

9Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Mr Laurence Robertson (Chair) reported the draft Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019.

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).

10Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee

(1) Chairs: Sir Gary Streeter and David Hanson 

(2) Members: Bim Afolami, Tom Brake, Chris Bryant, Jo Churchill, Chris Elmore, Kevin Foster, Luke Graham, Neil Gray, Kirstene Hair, Meg Hillier, Mr David Jones, Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Christian Matheson, Mr Mark Prisk, Mary Robinson, Gareth Snell and Mark Tami

11First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of duration of non-jury trial provisions) Order 2019)

(1) Chair: Mr Laurence Robertson 

(2) Members: Debbie Abrahams, Guto Bebb, Alex Burghart, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Nic Dakin, Stephen Doughty, Dame Louise Ellman, Richard Graham, Emma Little Pengelly, John Mann, Stephen Metcalfe, John Penrose, Stephen Pound, Iain Stewart, Mr Shailesh Vara, Theresa Villiers and Mohammad Yasin

Reports from Select Committees

12Defence Committee, Foreign Affairs Committee and International Development Committee

(1) 2017 arms export controls Annual Report: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1809);

(2) Correspondence relating to the German moratorium on arms exports to Saudi Arabia: Written evidence, to be published

(Graham P Jones).

13Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

(1) Garden tourism: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2002);

(2) The work of the Information Commissioner’s Office: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2125)

(Damian Collins).

14Draft Domestic Abuse Bill Committee

Draft Domestic Abuse Bill: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2075) (Mrs Maria Miller).

15International Development Committee

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s review on CDC’s investments in low-income and fragile states: Oral evidence taken before the Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact, to be published (HC 1975).

16International Trade Committee

(1) EU trade policy: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2202);

(2) Trade in services: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1776)

(Angus Brendan MacNeil).

17Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

(1) Tourism in Northern Ireland: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 2014);

(2) Changes to NI Renewable Heat Incentive payments: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2070)

(Kate Hoey).

18Procedure Committee

Should there be a Commons Budget Committee?: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1482) (Mr Charles Walker).

19Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) Emergency Services Network: progress review: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1755);

(2) Driving value in public spending: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1596)

(Meg Hillier).

20Scottish Affairs Committee

(1) The relationship between the UK and Scottish Governments: Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1586); 

(2) The future of Scottish agriculture post-Brexit: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1637)

(Pete Wishart).

21Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee on)

Sixtieth Report, to be printed (HC 542-lx) (Jessica Morden).

22Statutory Instruments (Select Committee on)

Fifteenth Report, to be printed (HC 543-xv) (Jessica Morden).

23Transport Committee

(1) Active travel: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1487);

(2) Department for Transport Main Estimate 2019–20: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Office of Rail and Road Main Estimate 2019–20: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Pavement parking: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1982);

(5) Road safety: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1980);

(6) Trains fit for the future?: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1981)

(Lilian Greenwood).

24Treasury Committee

(1) Impact of business rates on business: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1944);

(2) Bank of England inflation reports: Written evidence, to be published (HC 596);

(3) Consumers' access to financial services: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1642);

(4) Correspondence from Tom Scholar relating to Supplementary Estimates: Written evidence, to be published

(Nicky Morgan).

25Women and Equalities Committee

(1) Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the Equality and Human Rights Commission: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1470); 

(2) Mental health of men and boys: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1721); 

(3) The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1720)

(Mrs Maria Miller). 

26Work and Pensions Committee

(1) Universal Credit: survival sex: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 2025);

(2) Defined benefit pension schemes: Written evidence, to be published (HC 579);

(3) Motability: Written evidence, to be published (HC 847);

(4) No DSS: discrimination again benefit claimants in the housing sector: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1995);

(5) Support for the bereaved: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2023)

(Frank Field).

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))

1Negotiations on the UK leaving the EU during the EU extension period

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU during the EU extension period.—(Julia Lopez.)

At 11.00am, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(6)).

2Disclosure of information in pre-trial abuse of process hearings

Resolved, That this House has considered the disclosure of information in pre-trial abuse of process hearings.—(Dame Cheryl Gillan.

The sitting was suspended between 11.28 am and 2.30 pm (Standing Order No. 10(1)(b)).

3Financial and ethical risks of investments in fossil fuel companies by pension funds

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered financial and ethical risks of investments in fossil fuel companies by pension funds.—(Sir Edward Davey.)

The Chair announced a time limit on backbench speeches (under the authority of the Chairman of Ways and Means and Standing Order No. 47(1)).

Resolved, That this House has considered financial and ethical risks of investments in fossil fuel companies by pension funds.

4Achieving quality information and support for adult survivors of child sexual abuse

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered achieving quality information and support for adult survivors of child sexual abuse.—(Sarah Champion.

At 4.30 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(6)).

5International Education Strategy

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the International Education Strategy.—(Mr Adrian Bailey.)

The Chair announced a time limit on backbench speeches (under the authority of the Chairman of Ways and Means and Standing Order No. 47(1)).

At 5.30 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(14)).

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

Adjourned at 5.30 pm until tomorrow.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Education

Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 959), dated 20 May 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nick Gibb)

2Local Government

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

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

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

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

3Marine Pollution

Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 940), dated 21 May 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Chris Grayling)

4Miscellaneous Series No. 18 (2019)

Agreement, done at Saint Lucia on 22 March 2019, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the CARIFORUM States, on Economic Partnership (by Command) (CP 103), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) and an accompanying report (by Command) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

Other papers

5Home Office

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: Final Report (by Command) (CP 100) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

6House of Commons Members' Fund

Account of the House of Commons Members’ Fund for 2016–17 (by Act), to be printed (HC 2457) (Clerk of the House).

Withdrawn papers

7Miscellaneous Series No. 16 (2019)

Agreement, done at Saint Lucia on 22 March 2019, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the CARIFORUM States, on Economic Partnership (CP 83) (laid 5 April)

 

Prepared 22 May 2019