House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Monday 22 June 2020

No. 73

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Selection

Ordered, That Iain Stewart be discharged from the Committee of Selection and James Morris be added.—(Stuart Andrew.)

2Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

3Statement: Reading terrorist attack (Secretary Priti Patel)

4Personal Statement (Mr Marcus Fysh)

5European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) (Extension) Bill: Presentation (Standing Order No. 57)

Layla Moran, supported by Clive Lewis, Caroline Lucas, Tommy Sheppard, Liz Saville-Roberts, Stephen Farry, Claire Hanna, Allan Dorans, Colum Eastwood, Kenny MacAskill, Ben Lake and Hywel Williams, presented a Bill to repeal section 15A of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 10 July, and to be printed (Bill 143).

6Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Bill read a second time.

7Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [Lords]: Programme

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [Lords]:

Committal

(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

(2) Proceedings in Committee, any 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 in Committee are commenced.

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

(4) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House, to any proceedings on Consideration or to other proceedings up to and including Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(5) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(Tom Pursglove.)

Question agreed to.

8Environment Bill: Programme (No. 3)

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the Order of 26 February 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme), as varied by the Order of 4 May 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme (No. 2)), be further varied as follows: In paragraph (2) of the Order (conclusion of proceedings in Public Bill Committee), for “Thursday 25 June” substitute “Tuesday 29 September”.—(Tom Pursglove.)

Question agreed to.

9Local Government

Resolved, That the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Fire and Rescue Functions) (Amendment) Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 4 June, be approved.—(Stuart Andrew.)

10Public Petitions

A public petition from residents of the United Kingdom relating to an extension to maternity and paternity leave due to COVID-19 was presented and read by David Linden.

11Adjournment

Subject: BBC regional politics coverage (Neil Parish)

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

Adjourned at 7.47 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

General Committees: Reports

12First Delegated Legislation Committee

Stewart Hosie reported the draft National Minimum Wage (Offshore Employment) (Amendment) Order 2020.

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).

13Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill Committee

Members: Felicity Buchan discharged and Mr Gareth Bacon nominated in substitution.

14Fire Safety Bill Programming Sub-Committee

Members: Gareth Bacon, Daisy Cooper, Florence Eshalomi, Sarah Jones, Andrew Lewer, Kit Malthouse and Michael Tomlinson

15Second Delegated Legislation Committee (Draft Northern Ireland Banknote (Designation of Authorised Bank) Regulations 2020)

Members: Anthony Browne discharged and Christian Wakeford nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees relating to orders for printing made during the adjournment under Standing Order No. 137

Friday 19 June

16Foreign Affairs Committee

FCO-DFID merger: Written evidence, to be published (HC 525) (Clerk of the House).

17Future Relationship with the European Union (Committee on the)

Progress of the negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the EU: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 203) (Clerk of the House).

18Home Affairs Committee

Correspondence with the Home Secretary relating to the Windrush Compensation Scheme: Written evidence, to be published (Clerk of the House).

19Science and Technology Committee

UK science, research and technology capability and influence in global disease outbreaks: Written evidence, to be published (HC 136) (Clerk of the House).

Reports from Select Committees

20Administration Committee

Record of the Committee’s discussions at its meeting on 22 June, to be published (Sir Charles Walker).

21Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

(1) Progress on devolution in England: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 174);

(2) Correspondence from the Secretary of State relating to Westferry Printworks: Written evidence, to be published

(Mr Clive Betts).

22Human Rights (Joint Committee on)

Legislative scrutiny: Domestic Abuse Bill: Written evidence, to be published (HC 195) (Ms Harriet Harman).

23Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) Gambling regulation: problem gambling and protecting vulnerable people: Seventh Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the report (HC 134);

(2) Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 405);

(3) Correspondence from the Department for International Development relating to entering the World Bank Group: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Defence capability and the Equipment Plan 2019–2029: Written evidence, to be published (HC 247);

(5) NHS capital expenditure and financial management: Written evidence, to be published (HC 344);

(6) Water supply and demand management: Written evidence, to be published (HC 378);

(7) Whole of Government response to COVID-19: Written evidence, to be published (HC 404)

(Meg Hillier).

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 19 June 2020 under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Enforcement

(1) Online Intermediation Services for Business Users (Enforcement) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 609), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

(2) Taking Control of Goods and Certification of Enforcement Agents (Amendment) (No. 2) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 614), dated 19 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

2Landlord and Tenant

Business Tenancies (Protection from Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Coronavirus) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 602), dated 17 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Simon Clarke)

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 22 June 2020

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

3Competition

(1) Draft Competition Appeal Tribunal (Coronavirus) (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

(2) Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Share of Supply) (Amendment) Order 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nadhim Zahawi)

(3) Enterprise Act 2002 (Specification of Additional Section 58 Consideration) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 627), dated 22 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nadhim Zahawi)

4Exiting the European Union (Electricity)

Draft Electricity and Gas etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

5Exiting the European Union (Sanctions)

(1) Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 608), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

(2) Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 610), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

6Exiting the European Union (Sanctions)

(1) Central African Republic (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 616), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

(2) Lebanon (Sanctions) (Assassination of Rafiq Hariri and others) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 617), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

(3) Lebanon (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 612), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Adams)

7Gas

Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 625), dated 19 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

8Income Tax

Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme (English and Welsh Schemes) (Excluding Benefits for Tax Purposes) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 615), dated 19 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (John Glen)

9Social Security

(1) Universal Credit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 611), dated 18 June 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Will Quince)

(2) Universal Credit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 (SR(NI), 2020, No. 107), dated 18 June 2020 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Will Quince)

Other papers

10Budget Responsibility and National Audit

Report and Accounts of the National Audit Office for 2019–20, to be printed (HC 373) (Mr Richard Bacon)

11Cabinet Office

Cabinet Office Minute, dated 22 June 2020, concerning indemnities granted to designers and manufacturers in the Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator System project (by Command) (Michael Gove)

12HM Treasury

HM Treasury Minute, dated 22 June 2020, concerning a contingent liability arising from the Asset Purchase Facility (by Command) (Chancellor of the Exchequer)

13House of Commons Commission

Independent Expert Panel for considering cases brought under the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme: Explanatory Paper, to be printed (HC 538) (The Speaker)

14National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service Trust Business Plan for April 2020 to March 2021 (by Act) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

15National Health Service

(1) Report and Accounts of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust for 2019–20 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

(2) Report and Accounts of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust for 2019–20 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

16Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering

(1) Report under Section 18(2) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(2) Report under Section 18(2) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Central African Republic (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(3) Report under Section 18(2) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Lebanon (Sanctions) (Assassination of Rafiq Hariri and others) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(4) Report under Section 18(2) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Lebanon (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(5) Report under Section 18(2) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(6) Report under Section 2(4) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(7) Report under Section 2(4) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Central African Republic (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

(8) Report under Section 2(4) of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 in relation to the Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act) (Nigel Adams)

PANEL OF CHAIRS

The Speaker has nominated the following Members to the Panel of Chairs during this Parliament (Standing Order No. 4(1)):

Rushanara Ali, Peter Dowd, Ms Angela Eagle, Clive Efford, Julie Elliott, Yvonne Fovargue, Ms Nusrat Ghani, Dr Rupa Huq, Esther McVey, Mrs Sheryll Murray and Derek Twigg.

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATES

 Instruments

The Speaker has certified, for the purposes of Standing Order No. 83P, and on the basis of material put before him, that, in his opinion, the following instrument relates exclusively to England, and is within devolved legislative competence, as defined in Standing Order No. 83P.

Draft Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport) (England) Regulations 2020

Proxy Voting (Medical or public health reasons connected with the pandemic)

1 - New proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy and the Resolutions of the House of 28 January 2019, 16 January, and 4 and 10 June 2020, that the Members listed in the table below are eligible to have a proxy vote cast on their behalf by the nominated proxies listed in the table below, starting on the dates specified below and ending on Tuesday 28 July, unless the House otherwise orders.

Member

From

Proxy

Ms Lyn Brown

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Alan Brown

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Ruth Cadbury

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Sarah Champion

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Neil Coyle

23 June 2020

Bambos Charalmbous

Dave Doogan

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Stephen Farry

23 June 2020

Alistair Carmichael

Preet Kaur Gill

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Margaret Greenwood

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Mike Hill

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Dame Diana Johnson

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Imran Ahmed Khan

23 June 2020

Eddie Hughes

Holly Lynch

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Craig Mackinlay

23 June 2020

Robert Courts

Ian Mearns

23 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Carol Monaghan

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Gavin Newlands

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

John Nicolson

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Brendan O'Hara

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Naz Shah

24 June 2020

Chris Elmore

Alex Shelbrooke

06 July 2020

Stuart Andrew

Chris Stephens

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Alison Thewlis

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

Owen Thompson

23 June 2020

Patrick Grady

2 - Ending proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy and the Resolutions of the House of 28 January 2019, 16 January, and 4 and 10 June 2020, that the following Members have given notice that they wish to amend their proxy voting arrangement. From 23 June:

the nominated proxy for Adam Holloway will be Maria Caulfield instead of Stuart Andrew;  

the nominated proxy for Chris Law will be Patrick Grady instead of Owen Thompson;

the nominated proxy for Stewart Malcolm McDonald will be Patrick Grady instead of Owen Thompson;

the nominated proxy for Kirsten Oswald will be Patrick Grady instead of Owen Thompson;

the nominated proxy for Tommy Sheppard will be Patrick Grady instead of Owen Thompson; and

the nominated proxy for Alyn Smith will be Patrick Grady instead of Owen Thompson.

 

3 - Ending proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy and the Resolutions of the House of 28 January 2019, 16 January, and 4 and 10 June 2020, that the following Members have given notice that they wish to end their proxy voting arrangement with effect from when the Speaker takes the Chair on the dates specified below:

Member

From

Clive Betts

24 June 2020

Deidre Brock

23 June 2020

Joanna Cherry

23 June 2020

Jo Gideon

23 June 2020

Jamie Stone

23 June 2020

Mark Tami

23 June 2020

Richard Thomson

23 June 2020

Derek Twigg

23 June 2020

CORRECTIONS

(1) Thursday 18 June 2020

The following should have appeared after item 23:

Scottish Affairs Committee

(1) Coronavirus and Scotland: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 314);

(2) Correspondence with the Minister of State for Crime and Policing relating to the previous Committee’s inquiry into problem drug use in Scotland: Written evidence, to be published

(Pete Wishart).

(2) Thursday 11 June 2020

Proxy Voting (Medical or public health reasons related to the pandemic)

The Votes and Proceedings stated that Douglas Ross was eligible to have a proxy vote cast on his behalf, starting on Monday 15 June. That entry should not have appeared.

 

Prepared 22 June 2020