House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 23 January 2020

No. 15

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for International Trade

(2) the Minister for Women and Equalities

2Business Question (Leader of the House)

3Statement: Wuhan Coronavirus (Secretary Matt Hancock)

4Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Question proposed, That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.—(Luke Hall.)

5Royal Assent

The Deputy Speaker reported that the Queen had signified Royal Assent to the following Act under the Royal Assent Act 1967:

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020.

6Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 (resumed)

Resolved, That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.

7Adjournment

Subject: UK/US extradition agreement (Mr David Davis)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Tom Pursglove.

Adjourned at 4.29 pm until Monday 27 January.

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

8European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

The Lords do not insist on their amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill to which the Commons have disagreed.

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

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

1Bus services and public transport in north Staffordshire

Resolved, That this House has considered bus services and public transport in north Staffordshire.—(Jack Brereton.)

2Law on assisted dying

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the law on assisted dying.—(Christine Jardine.)

The Chair announced a time limit on backbench speeches (under the authority of the Chairman of Ways and Means and Standing Order No. 47(1)).

At 4.30 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 10(14)).

Adjourned at 4.30 pm until Tuesday 28 January

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Terms and Conditions of Employment

(1) Draft Parental Bereavement Leave Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

(2) Draft Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay (General) Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

2Capital Gains Tax

Double Taxation Dispute Resolution (EU) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 51), dated 22 January 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Jesse Norman)

3Education

(1) Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support etc.) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 48), dated 22 January 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Chris Skidmore)

(2) Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 46), dated 21 January 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Chris Skidmore)

4Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

(1) Statute, dated 3 September 2019, made by the Governing Body of Downing College in the University of Cambridge, amending the existing Statutes of the College, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

(2) Statute, dated 3 September 2019, made by the Governing Body of Downing College in the University of Cambridge, amending the existing Statutes of the College, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

Other papers

5Banking

Report under section 231 of the Banking Act 2009: 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019 (by Act) (John Glen)

6Defence

Ministry of Defence Minute, dated 23 January 2020, concerning the gifting of Royal Navy Historic Aircraft (by Command) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

7Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Plan of the Competition and Markets Authority for 2020–21 (by Act) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

8Fisheries

Report and Accounts of the Sea Fish Industry Authority for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 52) (Secretary Theresa Villiers)

9Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Report and Accounts of Located Property Limited for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 9) (Nick Gibb)

(2) Report and Accounts of the College of Policing for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 48) (Secretary Priti Patel)

(3) Report and Accounts of the Vehicle Certification Agency for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 32) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

10Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks)

Account of Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Fund for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 55) (Clerk of the House)

11Road Traffic

(1) Explanatory Memorandum to the M4 Motorway (Junctions 3 to 12) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1430) (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

(2) Explanatory Memorandum to the M11 Motorway (Junctions 8 to 9) (Offside Lane Restriction) Regulations 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1428) (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

12Severn Bridges

Account prepared pursuant to the Severn Bridges Act 1992 for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 54) (Clerk of the House)

13Wales

(1) Fifth Annual Report by Welsh Ministers on the Implementation and Operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014 (by Act) (Secretary Simon Hart)

(2) Fifth Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014 (by Act) (Secretary Simon Hart)

Withdrawn papers

14Road Traffic

(1) Explanatory Memorandum to the M4 Motorway (Junctions 3 to 12) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1430) (laid 31 October 2019, in the last Parliament)

(2) Explanatory Memorandum to the M11 Motorway (Junctions 8 to 9) (Offside Lane Restriction) Regulations 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1428) (laid 31 October 2019, in the last Parliament)

CORRECTION

Wednesday 22 January 2020

In Papers Laid, the following items should have appeared before item 3:  

Competition

(1) Explanatory Memorandum to the Public Interest Merger Reference (Gardner Aerospace Holdings Ltd. and Impcross Ltd.) (Pre-emptive Action) Order 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1490) (by Command) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

(2) Explanatory Memorandum to the Public Interest Merger Reference (Mettis Aerospace Ltd.) (Pre-emptive Action) Order 2019 (SI, 2019, No. 1515) (by Command) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

 

 

Prepared 23 January 2020