House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 6 February 2020

No. 23

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1 Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

(2) the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners, the hon. Member representing the House of Commons Commission and the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission

2Urgent Question: BBC licence fee (Nigel Adams)

3Business Question (Leader of the House)

4Historical stillbirth burials and cremations

Resolved, That this House has considered historical stillbirth burials and cremations.—
(Ms Nadine Dorries.)

5Persecution of Christians

Resolved, That this House has considered the matter of the persecution of Christians.—(Mrs Heather Wheeler.)

6Adjournment

Subject: Children's mental health week (Preet Kaur Gill)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.) 

Adjourned at 5.05 pm until Monday 10 February.

Other Proceedings

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and members of Programming Sub-Committees, and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Committee of Selection nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

7First Delegated Legislation Committee (Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitri Kovtun Freezing Order 2020) (SI, 2020, No. 36)

Members: Jeff Smith discharged and Alex Norris nominated in substitution. 

8Second Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019)

Members: Paul Bristow discharged and Elliot Colburn nominated in substitution.

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))

1Acquired brain injury

Resolved, That this House has considered acquired brain injury.—(Chris Bryant.)

2Civil Aviation Authority and aviation safety

Resolved, That this House has considered the Civil Aviation Authority and aviation safety.—(Mr Alistair Carmichael.)

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

Adjourned at 4.11 pm until Tuesday 11 February.

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Climate Change

Carbon Accounting (Provision for 2018) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 115), dated 4 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Andrea Leadsom)

2Highways

Street and Road Works (Amendments Relating to Electronic Communications) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 122), dated 6 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

3Social Security

Employment and Support Allowance (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 102), dated 30 January 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Justin Tomlinson)

Other papers

4Defence (Votes A), 2020–21

Estimates of the maximum numbers of personnel to be maintained for service with the Armed Forces for the year ending 31 March 2021 (by Command), to be printed (HC 33) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

5Local Government Finance

(1) Local Government Finance Report (England) for 2020–21, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 68) (Secretary Robert Jenrick)

(2) Referendums relating to Council Tax Increases (Alternative Notional Amounts) (England) Report 2020–21 (by Act), to be printed (HC 69) (Secretary Robert Jenrick)

(3) Referendums relating to Council Tax Increases (Principles) (England) Report 2020–21 (by Act), to be printed (HC 70) (Secretary Robert Jenrick)

6National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Department for Work and Pensions: Information held by the Department for Work and Pensions on deaths by suicide of benefit claimants (by Act), to be printed (HC 79) (Clerk of the House)

7UK Borders

Report of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration: An inspection of the Home Office's Network Consolidation Programme and the "on-shoring" of visa processing and decision making to the UK for September 2018–August 2019 (by Act) (Secretary Priti Patel)

 

Prepared 6 February 2020