House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Wednesday 5 June 2019

No. 308

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to (1) the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office

(2) the Prime Minister

2Urgent Questions: (1) Interim NHS People Plan (Stephen Hammond)

(2) Sure Start: IFS Report (Anne Milton)

3Vehicle Emissions (Idling Penalties) Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Wera Hobhouse presented a Bill to increase penalties for stationary vehicle idling offences; to grant local authorities increased powers to issue such penalties; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 395).

4Freehold Properties (Management Charges): Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require landlords to provide accounts of management charges payable under section 19 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 to freehold property owners; and for connected purposes; 

That Preet Kaur Gill, Jack Dromey, Kate Osamor, Helen Goodman, Jo Platt, Maria Caulfield, Ruth George, Caroline Lucas, Mr Virendra Sharma, Jeremy Lefroy, Huw Merriman and Kevin Hollinrake present the Bill.

Preet Kaur Gill accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 396).

5Rehabilitation of offenders

Motion made and Question put, That the draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2019, which was laid before this House on 1 April, be approved.—(Robert Buckland.)

The House divided.

Division No. 417

Ayes: 266 (Tellers: Wendy Morton, Iain Stewart)

Noes: 192 (Tellers: Thangam Debbonaire, Jeff Smith)

Members representing qualifying constituencies (England and Wales, Standing Order No. 83P)

Ayes: 250

Noes: 185

Question accordingly agreed to.

6Animals

Resolved, That the draft Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 13 May, be approved.—(David Rutley.)

7Backbench Business

Invisible disabilities and accessibility challenges

Resolved, That this House has considered invisible disabilities and accessibility challenges.—(Martin Whitfield.)

8Statutory Instrument: Motion for Approval

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of duration of non-jury trial provisions) Order 2019, which was laid before this House on 30 April, be approved.—(Amanda Milling.)

Question agreed to. 

9High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Ordered, That the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.—(Amanda Milling.)

10Church Representation and Ministers Measure

Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Church Representation and Ministers Measure (HC 2167), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Amanda Milling.)

11Business of the House (12 June)

Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 12 June, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motions in the name of the Leader of the Opposition as if the day were an Opposition Day; proceedings on those Motions may continue, though opposed, after the moment of interruption and for up to six hours from the commencement of proceedings on the first such Motion and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.—(Amanda Milling.)

12Public petitions

(1) A public petition from parents, families and carers of pupils at Vale View Primary School, Reddish relating to school funding was presented and read by Andrew Gwynne.

(2) A public petition from residents of Glasgow South West relating to the Nnamani family was presented and read by Chris Stephens.

(3) A public petition from residents of Glasgow Central relating to the Nnamani family was presented and read by Alison Thewliss.

(4) A public petition from residents of Glasgow North relating to the Nnamani family was presented and read by Patrick Grady.

(5) A public petition from residents of Glasgow North East relating to the Nnamani family was presented and read by Paul Sweeney.

13Adjournment

Subject: Regulation of funeral plans (Neil Gray)

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

Adjourned at 6.48 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Private Business

14High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill

Ordered, That the Bill, as amended in the Select Committee, be committed to a Public Bill Committee; and be printed [Bill 397].

Reports from Select Committees

15Administration Committee

Record of the Committee’s discussions at its meeting on 5 June to be published (Sir Paul Beresford).

16Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

(1) Future of audit: Government Response to the Nineteenth Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Eighteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2296);

(2) Industrial Strategy: sector deals: Government Response to the Seventeenth Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Nineteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2295);

(3) Executive Rewards: paying for success: Government Response to the Eighteenth Report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Twentieth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2306);

(4) Correspondence with companies relating to non-disclosure agreements: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with the Permanent Under-Secretary of State, relating to ISS payroll: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Secretary of State, relating to Net Zero: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Energy efficiency: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1730);

(8) Financing energy infrastructure: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2019);

(9) Post Office network: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2130);

(10) Rolling out smart meters: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1851);

(11) Work of the Competition and Markets Authority: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2246)

(Rachel Reeves).

17Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

(1) Disinformation: Oral evidence taken before the Sub-Committee on Disinformation, to be published (HC 2204);

(2) The work of the Department: Written evidence, to be published (HC 361)

(Damian Collins).

18Education Committee

(1) Education in the north: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 819);

(2) Accountability hearings: Written evidence, to be published (HC 341);

(3) Department for Education Main Estimates 2019-20: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Ofqual Main Estimates 2019-20: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Ofsted Main Estimates 2019-20: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) School and college funding: Written evidence, to be published (HC 969);

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

(Robert Halfon).

19Environmental Audit Committee

Toxic chemicals: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1805) (Mary Creagh).

20European Scrutiny Committee

(1) Sixty-seventh Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 301-lxv);

(2) Ministerial correspondence: Written evidence, to be published (HC 301);

(3) UK Exit from the EU: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1798)

(Mr David Jones).

21Foreign Affairs Committee

(1) Fragmented and incoherent: the UK’s sanctions policy:

(i) Seventeenth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1703);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 1703);

(2) Autocracies and UK foreign policy: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 1948);

(3) Global Britain and India: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1465);

(4) Global Britain and South America: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1617)

(Tom Tugendhat).

22High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (Select Committee on)

(1) Third Special Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 2270);

(2) High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 927)

(James Duddridge).  

23Human Rights (Joint Committee on)

(1) The detention of young people with learning disabilities and autism: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1861);

(2) Democracy, free speech and freedom of association: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1890)

(Ms Harriet Harman).

24International Trade Committee

(1) The Belt and Road initiative: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2243);

(2) 2017 arms export controls Annual Report: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1809) 

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

(4) Correspondence relating to German moratorium on arms exports to Saudi Arabia: Written evidence to be published; 

(5) Correspondence with the European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom’s Exit from the European Union relating to meeting with the Committee: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Minister of State for Trade Policy relating to the Strategic Trade Advisory Group: Written evidence, to be published

(Angus Brendan MacNeil).

25Justice Committee

(1) Prison population 2022: planning for the future: Government Response to the Sixteenth Report of the Committee, Session 2017-19: Seventh Special Report, to be printed (HC 2308);

(2) Transforming Rehabilitation: Government Response to the Ninth Report of the Committee, Session 2017-19: Eighth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2309);

(3) Correspondence with the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State relating to a new Memorandum of Understanding for justice devolution with Greater Manchester Combined Authority: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence with the Minister of State relating to The Sentencing (Pre-Consolidation Amendments) Bill: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with the Minister of State relating to Update on HMIP Independent reviews of progress: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice relating to protecting children and parents from risk of harm in child arrangements cases in the family courts: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Correspondence with Rt Hon Lord Keen of Elie, Ministry of Justice, relating to consultation: future provision of medical reports in road traffic accident related personal injury claims: Written evidence, to be published (HC 659);

(8) Main Estimates 2019-20: Ministry of Justice; Crown Prosecution Service; Government Legal Department; Serious Fraud Office; and Supreme Court Estimates: Written evidence, to be published;

(9) Prison governance: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2128)

(Robert Neill).

26Northern 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);

(3) Correspondence with the Minister of State for Immigration relating to the labour needs of the fishing industry in Northern Ireland: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland relating to Historical Institutional Abuse: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Welfare policy in Northern Ireland: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2100)

 (Kate Hoey).

27Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1)  NHS waiting times for elective and cancer treatments:

(i) One hundredth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 1750);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 1750);

(2) Transport infrastructure in the South West: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1753);

(3) Consumer protection: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1752);

(4) Correspondence from HMRC relating to HMRC’s Stratford Regional Centre: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy relating to British Steel’s request for Government support: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence from the Department for Transport relating to the HS2 project: Written evidence to be published;

(7) Correspondence from the National Audit Office relating to Ministerial direction on remediation of private sector residential buildings: Written evidence, to be published;

(8) Crossrail: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2127);

(9) Disclosure and Barring Service: progress review: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2006);

(10) Emergency services network: progress review: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1755);

(11) Military homes: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2136);

(12) Planning and the broken housing market: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1744);

(13) Renewable Heat Incentive in Great Britain: Written evidence, to be published (HC 696);

(14) Sale of student loans: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1527);

(15) Transforming children’s services: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1741);

(16) Transforming rehabilitation: progress review: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1747)

(Meg Hillier).

28Scottish Affairs Committee

(1) The future of Scottish agriculture post-Brexit: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 1673);

(2) Problem drug use in Scotland: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1997);

(3) The relationship between the UK and Scottish Governments: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1586)

(Pete Wishart).

29Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee on)

Sixty-first Report, to be printed (HC 542-lxi) (Jessica Morden).

30Transport Committee

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

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

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

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

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

 (Lilian Greenwood).

31Treasury Committee

The effectiveness of gender pay gap reporting: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2240) (Nicky Morgan).

32Women and Equalities Committee

(1) The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases: Report and part of written evidence, to be published (HC 1720);  

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

(3) Health and social care and LGBT communities: Part of written evidence, to be published (HC 1492); 

(4) Mental health of men and boys: Part of written evidence, to be published (HC 1721)

(Mrs Maria Miller). 

33Work and Pensions Committee

(1) Support for the bereaved: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 2023);

(2) Correspondence with the Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, relating to Post Grant Appointment Service (PGAS) for refugees: Written evidence, to be published;

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

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

(5) Overpayments of Carer’s Allowance: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1772);

(6) Welfare policy in Northern Ireland: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2100);

(7) Universal Credit: Written evidence, to be published (HC 336);

(8) Universal Credit: natural migration: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1884)

 (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))

1Industrial strategy in the North East of England

Resolved, That this House has considered industrial strategy in the North East of England.—(Mary Glindon.)

2Transport in Cheshire

Resolved, That this House has considered transport in Cheshire.—(Justin Madders.)

The sitting was suspended between 11.30 am and 2.30 pm (Standing Order No. 10(1)(b)).

3Universal credit and debt

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered universal credit and debt.—(Ruth George.)

The sitting was suspended between 3.08 pm and 3.21 pm for a division in the House (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

At 4.13 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(6)).

4Authorised absence from school

Resolved, That this House has considered authorised absence from school.—(Steve Double.)

5Rising crime and antisocial behaviour in smaller towns and communities

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered rising crime and antisocial behaviour in smaller towns and communities.—(Tracy Brabin.)

At 5.43 pm the Motion lapsed.

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

Adjourned at 5.43 pm until tomorrow.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Electricity

Draft Electricity Capacity (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Greg Clark)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

2Education

Further Education Loans and the Education (Student Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 983), dated 4 June 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Anne Milton)

3Local Government

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

Other papers

4Budget Responsibility and National Audit

Report and Accounts of the National Audit Office for 2018–19 (by Act), to be printed (HC 2215) (Sir Edward Leigh)

5Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Memorandum to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill (by Command) (Mims Davies)

6Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Report on Human Rights and Democracy for 2018 (by Command) (CP 104) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

7Government Trading Funds

Treasury Minute on Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Trading Fund for the five year period from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2023 (by Act) (Jackie Doyle-Price)

8Justice

Government Response to Report No. 90 by the Senior Salaries Review Body, on the Major Review of the Judicial Salary Structure (by Command) (CP 107) (Secretary David Gauke)

9Treasury

European Union Finances 2018: statement on the 2018 EU Budget and measures to counter fraud and financial mismanagement (by Command) (CP 114) (Elizabeth Truss)

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATE

Proxy Voting for Parental Absence

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy for parental absence and the Resolution of the House of 28 January, that Luciana Berger has given notice that she wishes to amend her proxy vote arrangement. Her nominated Proxy will be Gavin Shuker MP with effect from 6 June 2019.

NOTE: This certificate supersedes the certificate recorded in the Votes and Proceedings of 26 February 2019.

CORRECTIONS

Monday 20 May 2019

This item should have appeared after item 16:

(17) House of Commons Members Estimate Committee

Consolidated list of provisions of the Resolutions of the House relating to expenditure charged to the Estimate for House of Commons: Members as at 20 May 2019: Second Report, to be printed with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 2313) (The Speaker).

 

Tuesday 4 June 2018

Item 12 should have read:

Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Committee

David Hanson (Chair) reported:

(1) That the Committee had come to the following Resolution, That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the Committee shall be reported to the House for publication;

(2) written evidence submitted to the Committee; and

(3) the Bill without Amendment.

Written evidence to be published.

Bill, not amended, to be considered tomorrow.

 

Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) of item 20 (Environmental Audit Committee) should have read:

(2) Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixteenth Report: Eighteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2311);

(3) Sustainable development goals in the UK follow up: Hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity in the UK: Government Response to the Committee’s Thirteenth Report: Nineteenth Special Report, to be printed (HC 2310);

 

Item 22 should have read:

Health and Social Care Committee 

(1) Harding Review of health and social care workforce: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 2226); 

(2) Availability of Orkambi on the NHS: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1808); 

(3) Correspondence from NHS England regarding the GP at Hand service: Written evidence, to be published; 

(4) Correspondence from the Secretary of State regarding breast screening: Written evidence, to be published; 

(5) Correspondence with the Secretary of State regarding the impact of the NHS Overseas Visitor Charging Regulations: Written evidence, to be published; 

(6) Drugs policy: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1822); 

(7) Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis: Written evidence, to be published (HC 1821);

(8) NHS Long-Term Plan: legislative proposals: Written evidence, to be published (HC 2000) 

(Dr Sarah Wollaston)

 

 

Prepared 5 June 2019