Business for Tuesday 21 April 2020

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

Business Today: Chamber 

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

Motion relating to Hybrid Scrutiny Proceedings to be moved without notice (the text of the Motion and an explanatory memorandum are available on the Commons business papers pages of the Parliamentary website)

Notes:

The Accounting Officer has prepared a memorandum on the financial consequences of this motion, pursuant to Standing Order No. 22C (2). Copies are available in the Vote Office.

Relevant document:

First Report from the Procedure Committee, Procedure under coronavirus restrictions: proposals for remote participation, HC 300.

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

Followed by

Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. Pedicabs (London): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Up to 20 minutes (Standing Order No. 23)

Nickie Aiken

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the regulation of the carrying of passengers in Greater London by pedal cycles and power-assisted pedal cycles for hire or reward; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

The Member in charge does not intend to move this Motion.

2. Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Second Reading

Until 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(3))

Notes:

The Government does not intend to move this item of business, and Motions 3 to 5 will not be moved in consequence.

3. IMMIGRATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY CO-ORDINATION (EU WITHDRAWAL) BILL: PROGRAMME

No debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7))

Secretary Priti Patel

That the following provisions shall apply to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill:

Committal

(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

(2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 19 May 2020.

(3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

(4) Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

(5) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

(6) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

4. IMMIGRATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY CO-ORDINATION (EU WITHDRAWAL) BILL: MONEY

No debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a))

Jesse Norman

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown, a government department, a person holding office under Her Majesty or any other public authority by virtue of the Act; and

(2) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable by virtue of any other Act out money so provided.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

5. IMMIGRATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY CO-ORDINATION (EU WITHDRAWAL) BILL: WAYS AND MEANS

No debate (Standing Order 52(1)(a))

Jesse Norman

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill, it is expedient to authorise any fees or charges arising by virtue of the Act.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

Private car parks: Caroline Nokes

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Education

1.Schools Capital Funding

2.Support for Education Settings/Providers

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

3.Update on Defra sectors

Secretary of State for Justice

4.Implementation of the Whiplash Reform Programme

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 

Select Committees 

Home Affairs Committee

Subject: Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Witnesses: 9.30am: Adrian Berry, Chair, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, Colin Yeo, Founder, Free Movement

10.30am: Andy Hewett, Head of Advocacy, Refugee Council, Chai Patel, Legal Policy Director, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, Bella Sankey, Director, Detention Action

Virtual meeting
9.00am (private), 9.30am (public)

Treasury Committee

Subject: Economic impact of coronavirus

Witnesses: 9.30am: Kate Nicholls, CEO, UKHospitality, Andy Chamberlain, Director of Policy, Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-employed

10.30am: Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist, Netwealth, Senior Fellow, Policy Exchange, Ian Mulheirn, Executive Director and Chief Economist, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Virtual meeting
9.00am (private), 9.30am (public)

Committee on Standards

Virtual meeting
9.45am (private)

European Statutory Instruments Committee

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private)

Foreign Affairs Committee

Subject: Coronavirus: FCO response

Witnesses: 2.30pm: Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service, Menna Rawlings, Director-General Economic and Global Issues, Andrew Sanderson, Finance Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

International Development Committee

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private)

Justice Committee

Subject: Ageing prison population

Witnesses: 2.30pm: Professor Jennifer Shaw, Academic Lead, Offender Health Research Network, Paul Grainge, Chief Officer, RECOOP, Emily McCarron, Equality and Human Rights Policy Manager, Age UK

3.30pm: Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector, HM Inspectorate of Prisons, Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, Jan Fooks-Bale, Inspection Manager (Health & Justice), Care Quality Commission, Dame Anne Owers, National Chair, Independent monitoring boards

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

Petitions Committee

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private)

COMMITTEE REPORTS PUBLISHED today 

SPEAKER’S COMMITTEE ON THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION 

Work of the Committee in 2018-19, HC 277
Time of publication:
11.00am