Business for Monday 15 June 2020

SUMMARY AGENDA: CHAMBER

† Virtual participation in proceedings

Business Today: Chamber 

Virtual participation in proceedings will commence after Prayers.

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS 

1. Housing, Communities and Local Government

The call list for Members participating is available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS 

3.30pm

Urgent Question: To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on publishing the review of the two metre social distancing rule [as he committed to the Liaison Committee to do before 15 June 2020]

Ministerial Statements, including on Public order update by the Secretary of State for the Home Department

The call list for Members participating will be available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

Virtual participation in proceedings will conclude after Urgent Questions and Ministerial Statements.

PRESENTATION OF BILLS 

No debate (Standing Order No. 57)

Internet Access (Children Eligible for Free School Meals)

Siobhain McDonagh

Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to ensure that all children eligible for free school meals have a broadband connection and facilities to access the internet at home; and for connected purposes.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY 

1. Electricity

Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))

Secretary Alok Sharma

That the draft Electricity Capacity (Amendment etc.) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 20 May, be approved.

Notes:

The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

2. Environmental Protection

Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Environmental Protection (Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds and Stirrers) (England) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 19 May, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

3. Public Health

Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 2020 (S.I, 2020, No. 558), dated 31 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 1 June, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

4. Damages

Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))

Secretary Robert Buckland

That the draft Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 12 February, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

5. Exiting the European Union (Civil Aviation)

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the draft Air Traffic Management (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

6. Public Health

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I, 2020, No. 500), dated 12 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 13 May, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

7. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6))

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

That,

(1) at the sitting on Tuesday 16 June, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), business in the name of the Leader of the Opposition may be entered upon at any hour and may be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours; proceedings shall then lapse if not previously disposed of; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply; and

(2) at the sitting on Thursday 18 June, the business determined by the Backbench Business Committee may continue until 5.00pm or for one and a half hours after its commencement, whichever is the later, and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of.

8. Procedure Committee

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6))

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That Kate Hollern and Alex Norris be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Ms Angela Eagle and Mr Kevan Jones be added.

9. Scottish Affairs Committee

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6))

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That David Duguid be discharged from the Scottish Affairs Committee and Douglas Ross be added.

10. Welsh Affairs Committee

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6))

Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That Anna McMorrin be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Ruth Jones be added.

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS 

No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)

Extension to maternity and paternity leave due to covid-19: Patricia Gibson

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE 

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

Support for the caravan industry in Hull and the East Riding: Emma Hardy

Written Statements 

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY 

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.Business Update

Minister for the Cabinet Office

2.Second meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee: Update

Secretary of State for the Home Department

3.Prüm - Data Sharing Update

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 

Broadcasts of proceedings can be found at https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Commons

Select Committees 

Public Accounts Committee

Subject: Whole of Government Response to COVID-19

Witnesses: 2.30pm: Jeremy Pocklington, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; Sam Beckett, Acting Permanent Secretary, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury; Alex Chisholm, Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office; Cat Little, Director General, HM Treasury

Virtual meeting
1.45pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

Subject: Work of the Department

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Councillor Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the LGA Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association; Greg Fell, Member of the Board, and Director of Public Health for Sheffield, Association of Directors of Public Health

5.00pm: Clare Gardiner, Director General, Joint Biosecurity Centre; Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

Virtual meeting
4.00pm (public)

Administration Committee

Virtual meeting
4.30pm (private)

Joint Committees 

Human Rights

Virtual meeting
2.00pm (private)

Public Bill Committees 

Parliamentary Constituencies Bill Programming sub-Committee

Room 11
3.30pm (private)

Trade Bill Programming sub-Committee

Room 9
3.30pm (private)

COMMITTEE REPORTS PUBLISHED TODAY 

DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT 

2nd Special Report: The Covid-19 crisis and charities: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2019–21, HC 438
Time of publication:
00.01am

HOME AFFAIRS 

3rd Report: Home Office prepardness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus): immigration and visas, HC 362
Time of publication:
00.01am

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

3rd Report: The Newton Fund review: report of the Sub-Committee on the work of ICAI, HC 260
Time of publication:
00.01am

TREASURY 

2nd Report: Economic impact of coronavirus: gaps in support, HC 454
Time of publication:
00.01am