House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 13 June 2019

No. 313

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

2Urgent Questions: (1) Sudan (Harriett Baldwin)

(2) Local Housing Allowance: Supreme Court ruling (Will Quince) 

3Business Question (Leader of the House)

4Statement: Hong Kong (Mark Field) 

5Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Secretary David Gauke, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Sajid Javid, Secretary Amber Rudd, Lucy Frazer, Victoria Atkins and Will Quince, presented a Bill to make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Monday 17 June, and to be printed (Bill 404) with Explanatory Notes (Bill 404–EN).

6Backbench Business

(1) Social housing

Resolved, That this House recognises that there is a housing crisis with too few genuinely affordable homes to rent and buy; further recognises that the number of new social rented homes built in recent years has been too low; notes that the Government has set a target to build 300,000 homes a year, which is unlikely to be achieved without building more social homes; further notes that Shelter’s recent report, A Vision for Social Housing, concluded that 3.1 million new social rented homes need to be built over the next 20 years; and calls on the Government to adopt a target of building 155,000 social rented homes, including at least 100,000 council homes, each year from 2022.—(Matt Western.)

(2) Making Parliament a more modern, family friendly and accessible workplace

Resolved, That this House has considered making Parliament a more modern, family friendly and accessible workplace.—(Ellie Reeves.)

7Adjournment

Subject: Transfer of services from University Hospital in Coventry to Birmingham and Worcester (Mr Jim Cummingham)

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

At 5.00 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 9(3)).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jeremy Quin.

Adjourned at 5.18 pm until Monday 17 June.

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

8Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

John Bercow

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

1High streets and town centres in 2030

Resolved, That this House has considered the Eleventh Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, High streets and town centres in 2030, HC 1010, and the Government response, CP 84.—(Mr Clive Betts.)

2Contribution of the Jewish Community to the UK

Resolved, That this House has considered the contribution of the Jewish Community to the UK.—(Christian Matheson.)

Liaison Committee business (Standing Order No. 10(7))

Business appointed by the Chairman of Ways and Means (Standing Order No. 10(6))

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

Adjourned at 4.03 pm until Monday 17 June.

Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Exiting the European Union (Value Added Tax)

Value Added Tax (Finance) (EU Exit) (Revocation) Order 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 1014), dated 12 June 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Jesse Norman)

2Miscellaneous Series No. 20 (2019)

Protocol, done at Brussels on 28 January 2019, to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia (by Command), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (CP 116) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

3Miscellaneous Series No. 21 (2019)

Agreement, done at Glasgow on 16 July 2013, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Space Agency on the European Space Agency's Sites and Facilities in the United Kingdom (by Command), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (CP 121) (Secretary Jeremy Hunt)

4Social Security

(1) Personal Independence Payment (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 1011), dated 10 June 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Justin Tomlinson)

(2) Personal Independence Payment (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 (S.R. (N.I.), 2019, No. 118), dated 10 June 2019 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Justin Tomlinson)

5Value Added Tax

Value Added Tax (Section 55A) (Specified Services) Order 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 1015), dated 12 June 2019 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Jesse Norman)

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

6Exiting the European Union (Defence)

Proposal for an instrument titled Preparatory Action on Defence Research and European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Mr Tobias Ellwood)

Other papers

7National Health Service

(1) Report and Accounts of Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 2018–19 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

(2) Report and Accounts of North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for 2018–19 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

(3) Report and Accounts of West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust for 2018–19 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

Withdrawn papers

8Exiting the European Union (Defence)

Proposal for an instrument titled Preparatory Action on Defence Research and European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, with an Explanatory Memorandum (laid 11 June)

 

Prepared 13 June 2019