House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 13 February 2020

No. 27

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

(2) the Attorney General

2Urgent Questions: (1) Online harms legislation (Matt Warman)

(2) Maternity services: East Kent (Ms Nadine Dorries)

3Business Question (Leader of the House)

4Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Secretary Matt Hancock, supported by the Prime Minister, Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Andrea Leadsom, Secretary Theresa Villiers and Jo Churchill, presented a Bill to confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Monday 24 February, and to be printed (Bill 90) with Explanatory Notes (Bill 90–EN).

5Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment

Resolved, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment.—(David T C Davies.)

6Adjournment

Subject: Coventry Ikea store closure (Zarah Sultana)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Maria Caulfield.) 

Adjourned at 4.25 pm until Monday 24 February

(Resolution, 16 January).

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

7Joint Committee on Consolidation etc. Bills

The Lords have appointed a Committee consisting of twelve Lords to join with a Committee of the Commons as the Joint Committee on Consolidation etc. Bills. 

General Committees: Reports

8Agriculture Bill Committee

Graham Stringer (Chair) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

 

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))

1Apprenticeships in small and medium-sized enterprises

Resolved, That this House has considered apprenticeships in small and medium-sized enterprises.—(Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi.)

The sitting was suspended between 2.36 pm and 3.00 pm (Standing Order No. 10(1)(b)).

2Permitted development rights for office block conversions in Essex

Resolved, That this House has considered permitted development rights for office block conversions in Essex.—(Robert Halfon.)

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

Adjourned at 3.47 pm until Tuesday 25 February.

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Broadcasting

Office of Communications (Provision of Information) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 125), dated 4 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

2Electricity

Energy Act 2004 (Assistance for Areas with High Distribution Costs) (Amendment) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 146), dated 11 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Kelly Tolhurst)

3Family Proceedings

Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 135), dated 10 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

4National Health Service

Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 138), dated 11 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Edward Argar)

5Tribunals and Inquiries

First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) (Amendment) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 137), dated 7 February 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

Other papers

6Small Business, Enterprise and Employment

Report on Better Regulation: Government's Annual Report for 2018–19 (by Act), to be printed (HC 80) (Nadhim Zahawi)

7Supply Estimates, 2019–20

Supplementary Estimate for the Electoral Commission for 2019–20 (by Act), to be printed (HC 64) (The Speaker)

8Supply Estimates, 2020–21

Estimates for which a Vote on Account is required for the Electoral Commission for 2020–21 (by Act), to be printed (HC 65) (The Speaker)

9Treasury

Treasury Minutes on progress on Government responses to the Committee of Public Accounts in Sessions 2010–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–19 (by Command) (CP 221) (Mr Simon Clarke)

 

Prepared 13 February 2020