Business for Tuesday 29 October 2019

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

Westminster Hall

Business Today: Chamber 

11.30am Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

1David T. C. Davies (Monmouth)
What steps he is taking to increase access to hearing aids. (900193)

2Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington)
How much capital funding he plans to allocate to Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS trust in each of the next three years. (900194)

3Christian Matheson (City of Chester)
What steps he is taking to help ensure access to Orkambi on the NHS. (900195)

4Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East)
What progress has been made in enabling the provision of Orkambi on the NHS. (900196)

5Bill Grant (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock)
What recent assessment he has made of the merits of using genomics in healthcare. (900197)

6Margot James (Stourbridge)
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Bedrolite in treating (a) multiple sclerosis and (b) other neurological conditions. (900198)

7Fiona Bruce (Congleton)
What steps he is taking to support end-of-life care. (900199)

8James Cartlidge (South Suffolk)
What steps he is taking to ensure the adequate long-term provision of mental health services. (900200)

9Helen Goodman (Bishop Auckland)
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of prescription costs on the health outcomes of people with chronic illnesses. (900201)

10Mike Wood (Dudley South)
What steps he is taking to improve cancer (a) diagnosis and (b) treatment. (900202)

11Neil Coyle (Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
What steps he is taking to establish a national programme for PrEP by April 2020. (900203)

12Tommy Sheppard (Edinburgh East)
What steps his Department is taking to help reduce drug-related deaths. (900204)

13Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
What progress his Department has made on providing NHS services seven days a week. (900205)

14Mark Menzies (Fylde)
What steps he is taking to improve NHS facilities. (900206)

15Mr John Baron (Basildon and Billericay)
What steps he is taking to increase the rate of early cancer diagnosis. (900207)

16Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford)
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on vaccine research to tackle antimicrobial resistance. (900208)

17Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)
What recent progress he has made on recruiting additional GPs; and if he will make a statement. (900209)

18Marion Fellows (Motherwell and Wishaw)
What progress he has made on increasing access to drugs to treat cystic fibrosis. (900210)

19Stephen McPartland (Stevenage)
Whether he plans to increase access to radiotherapy in Hertfordshire by introducing a satellite radiotherapy service in Stevenage. (900211)

20Jack Lopresti (Filton and Bradley Stoke)
What steps he is taking to ensure the adequate long-term provision of mental health services. (900213)

21Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire)
What steps he is taking to increase uptake of the flu vaccine among people with (a) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, (b) asthma and (c) other long-term health conditions. (900214)

22Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock)
What steps he is taking to improve community pharmacies. (900215)

23Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering)
If he will establish an integrated health and social care pilot programme in Northamptonshire. (900216)

24Rachel Maclean (Redditch)
What steps he is taking to improve GP services. (900217)

At 12.15pm

Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

T1Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (900218)

T2Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South) (900219)

T3John Grogan (Keighley) (900220)

T4Imran Hussain (Bradford East) (900221)

T5Stuart C. McDonald (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) (900222)

T6Laura Smith (Crewe and Nantwich) (900223)

T7Christine Jardine (Edinburgh West) (900224)

T8Sir David Evennett (Bexleyheath and Crayford) (900225)

T9Rachel Maclean (Redditch) (900226)

T10Mr Paul Sweeney (Glasgow North East) (900227)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

12.30pm

Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)

PRESENTATION OF BILLS 

No debate (Standing Order No. 57)

Northern Ireland Budget

Secretary Julian Smith

Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of certain sums for the service of the year ending 31 March 2020; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland to borrow on the credit of the appropriated sums; and to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources (including accruing resources) for that year.

Early Parliamentary General Election

The Prime Minister

Bill to make provision for a Parliamentary General Election to be held on 12 December 2019.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. EARLY PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION BILL: BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

Until any hour (if the 7.00pm Business of House and Deferred Divisions Motion is agreed to)

The Prime Minister

That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill:

Timetable

(1)(a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be taken at today’s sitting in accordance with this Order.

(b) Notices of amendments, new Clauses or new Schedules to be moved in Committee of the whole House may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time.

(c) Proceedings on Second Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) four hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.

(d) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) six hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.

Timing of proceedings and Questions to be put

(2)As soon as the proceedings on the Motion for this Order have been concluded, the Order for the Second Reading of the Bill shall be read.

(3)When the Bill has been read a second time:

(a) it shall, despite Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of bills not subject to a programme order), stand committed to a Committee of the whole House without any Question being put;

(b) the Speaker shall leave the Chair whether or not notice of an Instruction has been given.

(4)(a) On the conclusion of proceedings in Committee of the whole House, the Chairman shall report the Bill to the House without putting any Question.

(b) If the Bill is reported with amendments, the House shall proceed to consider the Bill as amended without any Question being put.

(5)If, following proceedings in Committee of the whole House and any proceedings on Consideration of the Bill, a legislative grand committee withholds consent to the Bill or any Clause or Schedule of the Bill or any amendment made to the Bill, the House shall proceed to Reconsideration of the Bill without any Question being put.

(6)If, following Reconsideration of the Bill—

(a) a legislative grand committee withholds consent to any Clause or Schedule of the Bill or any amendment made to the Bill (but does not withhold consent to the whole Bill and, accordingly, the Bill is amended in accordance with Standing Order No. 83N(6)), and

(b) a Minister of the Crown indicates his or her intention to move a minor or technical amendment to the Bill, the House shall proceed to consequential Consideration of the Bill without any Question being put.

(7)For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (1), the Chairman or Speaker shall forthwith put the following Questions in the same order as they would fall to be put if this Order did not apply—

(a) any Question already proposed from the Chair;

(b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed;

(c) the Question on any amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;

(d) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded; and shall not put any other questions, other than the question on any motion described in paragraph (18)(a) of this Order.

(8)On a Motion so made for a new Clause or a new Schedule, the Chairman or Speaker shall put only the Question that the Clause or Schedule be added to the Bill.

(9)If two or more Questions would fall to be put under paragraph (7)(c) on successive amendments moved or Motions made by a Minister of the Crown, the Chairman or Speaker shall instead put a single Question in relation to those amendments or Motions.

(10)If two or more Questions would fall to be put under paragraph (7)(d) in relation to successive provisions of the Bill, the Chairman shall instead put a single Question in relation to those provisions, except that the Question shall be put separately on any Clause or Schedule of the Bill which a Minister of the Crown has signified an intention to leave out.

Consideration of Lords Amendments

(11)(a) Any Lords Amendments to the Bill may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly.

(b) Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement; and any proceedings suspended under sub-paragraph (a) shall thereupon be resumed.

(12)Paragraphs (2) to (11) of Standing Order No. 83F (Programme orders: conclusion of proceedings on consideration of Lords amendments) apply for the purposes of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (11) of this Order.

Subsequent stages

(13)(a) Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly.

(b) Proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement; and any proceedings suspended under sub-paragraph (a) shall thereupon be resumed.

(14)Paragraphs (2) to (9) of Standing Order No. 83G (Programme orders: conclusion of proceedings on further messages from the Lords) apply for the purposes of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (13) of this Order.

Reasons Committee

(15)Paragraphs (2) to (6) of Standing Order No. 83H (Programme orders: reasons committee) apply in relation to any committee to be appointed to draw up reasons after proceedings have been brought to a conclusion in accordance with this Order.

Miscellaneous

(16)Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply so far as necessary for the purposes of this Order.

(17)Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

(18)(a) No Motion shall be made, except by a Minister of the Crown, to alter the order in which any proceedings on the Bill are taken, to recommit the Bill or to vary or supplement the provisions of this Order.

(b) No notice shall be required of such a Motion.

(c) Such a motion may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly.

(d) The Question on such a Motion shall be put forthwith; and any proceedings suspended under sub-paragraph (c) shall thereupon be resumed.

(e) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings on such a Motion.

(19)(a) No dilatory Motion shall be made in relation to proceedings to which this Order applies except by a Minister of the Crown.

(b) The Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

(20)No debate shall be held in accordance with Standing Order No. 24 (Emergency debates) at today’s sitting after this Order has been agreed.

(21)Proceedings to which this Order applies shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

(22)No private business may be considered at today’s sitting after this Order has been agreed.

Amendment (a)

Stella Creasy

In paragraph (7) after subparagraph (b) insert -

“(ba) the Question on any amendment, new Clause or new Schedule selected by the Chair for separate decision;”.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 7.00PM 

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE AND DEFERRED DIVISIONS

No debate (Standing Order Nos. 15 and 41(A))

The Prime Minister

That, at this day’s sitting, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill: Business of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) will not apply.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

2. EARLY PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION BILL: SECOND READING (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE AND THIRD READING MAY ALSO BE TAKEN)

Up to six hours after commencement of proceedings on the Early Parliamentary General Election: Business of the House Motion (if that Motion is agreed to)

Notes:

Proceedings will be taken in accordance with the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill: Business of the House motion if it is agreed to by the House. Second Reading will be brought to a conclusion no later than four hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill: Business of the House motion; Committee, any proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading will be brought to a conclusion no later than six hours after commencement of proceedings on that motion..

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS 

No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)

West Cumbria coal mine: Tim Farron

19A First Bus Glasgow service: Mr Paul Sweeney

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

Until 7.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

Mining of minerals in Barford: Matt Western

Business Today: Westminster Hall 

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

9.30am

That this House has considered the proposed reinstatement of the Colne to Skipton railway link: Graham P Jones

11.00am

That this House has considered the funding of Liverpool City Council: Stephen Twigg

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm

That this House has considered endometriosis workplace support: Alec Shelbrooke

4.00pm

That this House has considered bus services in Cumbria: Tim Farron

4.30pm

That this House has considered Government support for the economy and innovation in Northern Ireland: Emma Little Pengelly

Notes:

The second part of the sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)). The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

1.October Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Notes:

Texts of Written Statements are available from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statements/.

Committees meeting today 

The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be changed without notice.

PUBLIC BILL COMMITTEES  

Domestic Abuse Bill

To consider the Bill

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
9.25am (public)

Domestic Abuse Bill

Further to consider the Bill

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
2.30pm (public)

DELEGATED LEGISLATION COMMITTEES 

Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England and Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 1308)

Room 9
8.55am (public)

Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the INSPIRE (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 1352)

Room 11
8.55am (public)

select COMMITTEES 

Science and Technology

Subject: Clinical trials transparency: follow-up

Witnesses: Professor Jane Eddleston, Joint Group Medical Director, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Nigel Brunskill, Director of Research and Innovation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Mark Cranmer, Director, Joint Research and Enterprise Services, St George’s, University of London and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Rupert Pearse, Clinical Director of Research and Development, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and Dr Síle Lane, Head of International Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science; Dr Martin O’Kane, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, Head of Clinical Trials Unit, Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, British Medical Journal, Juliet Tizzard, Director of Policy, and Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, Chair, Health Research Authority (at 10.30am)

Room 6
9.00am (private), 9.30am (public)

Treasury

Room 16
9.15am (private)

Justice

Room 20
9.30am (private)

Committee on Standards

Room 21
9.45am (private)

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Room 13
10.00am (private)

Environmental Audit

Subject: Net zero government

Witnesses: Sam Ulyatt, Buildings Pillar Director, Crown Commercial Services, Janet Young, Government Chief Property Officer, Office for Government Property, and Gareth Rhys Williams, Chief Commercial Officer, Government Commercial Function; Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, and Simon Hart MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office (at 11:15am)

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
10.00am (private), 10.15am (public)

Scottish Affairs

Room 5
10.00am (private)

International Development

Subject: Selected humanitarian situations in Africa; and global education

Witnesses: Andrew Stephenson MP, Minister of State and Minister for Africa, Department for International Development

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
1.10pm (private), 1.30pm (public)

Defence

Subject: Domestic Threat of Drones

Witnesses: Gavin Wishart, Chair, Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (ARPAS-UK), Tony Burnell, CEO, METIS Aerospace Ltd, Paul Everitt, CEO, ADS, and Professor Iain Gray, Chair, Drone Industry Action Group; Giles York, Chief Constable, Sussex Police (at 3.00pm)

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
1.30pm (private), 2.00pm (public)

Environmental Audit

Subject: One off session with the Secretary of State, Defra

Witnesses: Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, and Sonia Phippard, Director General for Environment, Rural and Marine, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Room 5
2.00pm (private), 2.15pm (public)

Health and Social Care

Subject: Childhood obesity follow-up 2019

Witnesses: Professor Dame Sally Davies, Former Chief Medical Officer, Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England, and Dr Alison Tedstone, Chief Nutritionist, Public Health England; Caroline Cerney, Alliance Lead, Obesity Health Alliance, and Professor Susan Jebb, Professor of Diet and Population Health, University of Oxford (at 3.10pm); Nigel Adams MP, Minister for Sport, Media and Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jo Churchill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care, Jenny Oldroyd, Deputy Director, Obesity, Food and Nutrition, Department of Health and Social Care, Viscount Younger, Minister for Faith and Communities, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Andrew McCully, Director General for Early Years and Schools, Department for Education (at 3.50pm)

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2.00pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

Petitions

Room 13
2.00pm (private)

Welsh Affairs

Room 7
2.00pm (private)

Foreign Affairs

Subject: The future of Britain’s diplomatic relationship with Europe: follow up

Witnesses: Raoul Ruparel, Former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Europe, Philip Rycroft CB, Former Permanent Secretary, Department for Exiting the EU, and Florian Eder, Brussels Playbook Editor, Politico

Room 6
2.15pm (private), 2.45pm (public)

European Statutory Instruments

Room 15
3.30pm (private)

Committee reports published today 

WOMEN AND EQUALITIES 

2nd Special Report: The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases: Government Response to the Committee’s Ninth Report of Session 2017-19, HC 215
Time of publication:
00.01am

EUROPEAN SCRUTINY 

Second Report of Session 2019-20, HC 16-ii
Time of publication:
11.00am