House of Commons

Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday 21 July 2020

No. 90

The House met at 11.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

2Urgent Question: BBC: licence fee exemptions, programming, and job losses (John Whittingdale)

3Statement: Windrush lessons learned update (Secretary Priti Patel)

4Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing): Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment; and for connected purposes;

That Mrs Theresa May, Chris Grayling, Damian Green, Karen Bradley, Sir Graham Brady, Steve Brine, Gareth Johnson, Judith Cummins, Ms Marie Rimmer, Stephanie Peacock, Dan Jarvis and Chris Skidmore present the Bill.

Mrs Theresa May accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 16 October, and to be printed (Bill 167).

5Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

New Clause NC1—(Alex Cunningham)—brought up, and read the first time.

Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

The Deputy Speaker announced a time limit on backbench speeches (Standing Order No. 47(1)).

Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

New Clause NC8—(Conor McGinn)—brought up, and read the first time.

Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

The Deputy Speaker announced a time limit on backbench speeches (Standing Order No. 47(1)).

Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment 30 proposed.—(Alex Cunningham.)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The House divided.

Division No. 83

Ayes: 189 (Tellers: Bambos Charalambous, Matt Western)

Noes: 335 (Tellers: Michael Tomlinson, Eddie Hughes)

Question accordingly negatived.

As it was after one hour before the moment of interruption, the Deputy Speaker put the Questions necessary to bring proceedings on Consideration to a conclusion (Programme Order, 9 June).

The following Question was put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83E).

That Amendments 6 to 29 be made (single question on amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown).—(Secretary Robert Buckland.)

Question agreed to.

6Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed.

7Business and Planning Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments

Lords Amendments 1 to 42 agreed to.

8Deferred divisions

Ordered, That, at this day’s sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motions in the name of Secretary Matt Hancock relating to Public Health; the Motion in the name of Secretary Dominic Raab relating to Sanctions; and the Motion in the name of Christopher Pincher relating to Town and Country Planning.—(David Duguid.)

9Statutory Instruments: Motions for Approval

(1) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 684), dated 3 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 July, be approved.—(David Duguid.)

Question agreed to.

(2) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 685), dated 3 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 July, be approved.—(David Duguid.)

Question agreed to.

(3) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 719), dated 9 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 10 July, be approved.—(David Duguid.)

Question agreed to.

(4) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 680), dated 5 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 6 July, be approved.—(David Duguid.)

Question agreed to.

(5) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 6 July, be approved.—(David Duguid.)

Question agreed to.

10Public petitions

(1) A public petition from residents of Glasgow North relating to the future of the aviation and aerospace industry was presented and read by Patrick Grady.

(2) A public petition from residents of the constituency of Belfast East relating to an extension of paid maternity leave due to COVID-19 was presented and read by Gavin Robinson.

11Adjournment

Subject: Tackling the misuse of nitrous oxide (Rosie Duffield)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(David T C Davies.) 

Adjourned at 7.34 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Reports from Select Committees

12Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

(1) The impact of coronavirus on businesses and workers: Written evidence, to be published (HC 219);

(2) Correspondence from the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets relating to the statutory review of the Groceries Code Adjudicator, 2016–19: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence with the Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth relating to energy efficiency and consumer protections: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence with the Secretary of State relating to the UK Internal Market White Paper: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Delivering audit reform: Written evidence, to be published (HC 266);

(6) Post-pandemic economic growth: Written evidence, to be published (HC 393)

(Darren Jones).

13Defence Committee

Military exercises and the duty of care: further follow-up: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 164) (Mr Tobias Ellwood).

14Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

(1) Impact of COVID-19 on DCMS sectors: the future of digital technology: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 645);

(2) The future of public service broadcasting: Written evidence, to be published (HC 156)

(Julian Knight).

15Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

(1) COVID-19 and food supply:

(i) First Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 263);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 263);

(2) Correspondence relating to COVID-19 and the companion animal welfare charity sector: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Flooding: Written evidence, to be published (HC 170);

(4) Government support to the dairy sector during the COVID-19 pandemic: Written evidence, to be published (HC 598);

(5) Labour in the food supply chain: Written evidence, to be published (HC 231)

(Neil Parish).

16European Statutory Instruments Committee

Eighth Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 340) (Andrew Jones).

17Foreign Affairs Committee

(1) Merging success: Bringing together the FCO and DFID: Second Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 525);

(2) Flying home: the FCO’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Third Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 643);

(3) Global Britain and South America: Government Response to the Committee’s Twentieth Report of Session 2017–19: Fourth Special Report, to be printed (HC 669);

(4) Responding to irregular migration: A diplomatic route: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2019: Fifth Special Report, to be printed (HC 670);

(5) The FCO and the Integrated Review: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 380);

(6) Environmental diplomacy: Written evidence, to be published (HC 202);

(7) The FCO’s role in blocking foreign asset stripping in the UK: Written evidence, to be published (HC 296);

(8) Correspondence with the FCO regarding the UK and Iran: Written evidence, to be published;

(9) Correspondence with the Foreign Secretary: Written evidence, to be published

(Tom Tugendhat).

18Future Relationship with the European Union (Committee on the)

(1) Progress of the negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the EU: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 203);

(2) Correspondence relating to interparliamentary relations with the European Parliament: Written evidence, to be published

(Hilary Benn).

19 Health and Social Care Committee

(1) Process for independent evaluation of progress on Government commitments: First Special Report, to be printed (HC 663);

(2) Management of the coronavirus outbreak: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 36);

(3) Delivering core NHS and care services during the pandemic and beyond: Written evidence, to be published (HC 320);

(4) Social care: funding and workforce: Written evidence, to be published (HC 206)

(Jeremy Hunt).

20Justice Committee

(1) Work of the Attorney General: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 462);

(2) Changes in the probation system: Written evidence, to be published (HC 285);

(3) Children and young people in custody: Written evidence, to be published (HC 306);

(4) Coronavirus (COVID-19): the impact on prison, probation and court systems: Written evidence, to be published (HC 299);

(5) Correspondence from the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Private prosecutions: safeguards: Written evidence, to be published (HC 497)

(Sir Robert Neill).

21Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) Restoration and Renewal: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 549);

(2) Correspondence from the Home Office relating to a control total breach and qualification of accounts for 2019–20: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government relating to the support package for local authorities: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence relating to the Committee’s Sixty-seventh Report of Session 2017–19, on Financial sustainability of police forces in England and Wales: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) EU Exit: Get ready for Brexit Campaign: Written evidence, to be published (HC 131);

(6) Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak: Written evidence, to be published (HC 405)

(Meg Hillier).

22Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

(1) The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 167);

(2) Correspondence from the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority relating to the launch of its new strategy: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence from the Minister for the Cabinet Office relating to the Dunlop Review: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman relating to a draft complaints standards framework and the draft PHSO strategy for 2021–24: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy relating to the Internal Market White Paper: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Responding to COVID-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020: Written evidence, to be published (HC 377);

(7) The Government’s management of its major projects: Written evidence, to be published (HC 125);

(8) The work of the Electoral Commission: Written evidence, to be published (HC 488)

(Mr William Wragg).

23Science and Technology Committee

(1) UK science, research and technology capability and influence in global disease outbreaks: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 136);

(2) Commercial genomics: Written evidence, to be published (HC 140);

(3) UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability: Written evidence, to be published (HC 450)

(Greg Clark).

24Transport Committee

(1) Coronavirus: implications for transport: Written evidence, to be published (HC 268);

(2) E-scooters: Written evidence, to be published (HC 255);

(3) Office of Rail and Road Main Estimate 2020–21: Written evidence, to be published

(Huw Merriman).

25Treasury Committee 

Correspondence relating to the Comprehensive Spending Review 2020: Written evidence, to be published (Mel Stride).

26Welsh Affairs Committee

Freeports and Wales: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report: Third Special Report, to be printed (HC 667) (Stephen Crabb).

27Women and Equalities Committee

(1) Changing the perfect picture: an inquiry into body image: Written evidence, to be published (HC 274);

(2) Unequal impact: coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics: Written evidence, to be published (HC 276)

(Caroline Nokes).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Employment

Draft Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Steve Barclay)

2Environmental Protection

Draft Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary George Eustice)

3Exiting the European Union (Legal Profession)

Draft Services of Lawyers and Lawyer’s Practice (Revocation etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Act) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

4Immigration

Draft Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Priti Patel)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

5Exiting the European Union (Plant Breeders' Rights)

Plant Breeders' Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 769), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary George Eustice)

6Infrastructure Planning

Infrastructure Planning (Publication and Notification of Applications etc.) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 764), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Christopher Pincher)

7Town and Country Planning

(1) Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 755), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Christopher Pincher)

(2) Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 756), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Christopher Pincher)

(3) Town and Country Planning (Spatial Development Strategy) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 765), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Christopher Pincher)

(4) Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 757), dated 20 July 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Christopher Pincher)

Other papers

8Armed Forces' Pay

Forty-Ninth Report of the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (by Command) (CP 269) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

9Charities

Report by the Department of Health and Social Care on the usage of Section 70 of the Charities Act 2006 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

10Climate Change

(1) Explanatory Memorandum to the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 (laid 13 July) (by Command) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

(2) Report and Accounts of the Committee on Climate Change for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 552) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

11Constitutional Reform

Report and Accounts of the Judicial Appointments Commission for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 588) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

12Criminal Justice

Report and Accounts of the Parole Board for England and Wales for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 495) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

13Digital, Culture Media and Sport

Financial Statements of Historic Royal Palaces for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Command) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

14Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration

Forty-Eighth Report of the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (by Command) (CP 259) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

15Energy

(1) Corporate Plan of the Office for Nuclear Regulation for 2020–21 (by Act) (Secretary Thérèse Coffey)

(2) Report and Accounts of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 557) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

(3) Report and Accounts of the UK Atomic Energy Authority for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 641) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

(4) Strategy of the Office for Nuclear Regulation for 2020–25 (by Act) (Secretary Thérèse Coffey)

16Finance

Report of the Office of Tax Simplification for 2019–20 (by Act) (Jesse Norman)

17Fire and Rescue Services

Report by the Home Secretary on Fire and Rescue Authorities' compliance with the Fire and Rescue National Framework for England (by Act) (Secretary Priti Patel)

18Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Combined Annual Accounts of the UK Atomic Energy Authority Pension Schemes for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 238) (Jesse Norman)

(2) Consolidated Report and Accounts of the Academy Schools Sector in England for 2018–19 (by Act), to be printed (HC 486) (Nick Gibb)

(3) Report and Accounts of the Cabinet Office for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 607) (Jesse Norman)

(4) Report and Accounts of the Crown Prosecution Service for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 558) (Jesse Norman)

(5) Report and Accounts of the Education and Skills Funding Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 628) (Gillian Keegan)

(6) Report and Accounts of the Government Internal Audit Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 493) (Kemi Badenoch)

(7) Report and Accounts of HM Courts and Tribunals Service for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 514) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

(8) Report and Accounts of the Home Office for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 334) (Jesse Norman)

(9) Report and Accounts of the Judicial Pensions Scheme for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 540) (Jesse Norman)

(10) Report and Accounts of the Legal Aid Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 394) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

(11) Report and Accounts of the National Crime Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 602) (Jesse Norman)

(12) Report and Accounts of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 480) (Jesse Norman)

(13) Report and Accounts of the Office of Rail and Road for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 629) (Jesse Norman)

(14) Report and Accounts of the Office of the Public Guardian for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 615) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

(15) Report and Accounts of the Scotland Office and the Office of the Advocate General for Scotland for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 610) (Jesse Norman)

(16) Report and Accounts of the Serious Fraud Office for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 634) (Jesse Norman)

(17) Report and Accounts of The National Archives for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 402) (Jesse Norman)

(18) Report and Accounts of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 603) (Secretary George Eustice)

(19) Whole of Government Accounts for 2018–19, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 500) (Steve Barclay)

19Government Resources and Accounts (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies)

Report and Accounts of High Speed Two (HS2) Limited for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Statutory Instrument), to be printed (HC 399) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

20Government Trading Funds

(1) Report and Accounts of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 530) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

(2) Report and Accounts of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 506) (Ms Nadine Dorries)

(3) Report and Accounts of The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 490) (Clerk of the House)

(4) Treasury Minute, dated 21 July 2020, concerning the Royal Mint Trading Fund (by Act) (John Glen)

21Higher Education and Research

Accounts of the Research Councils' Pension Schemes for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 414) (Secretary Alok Sharma)

22House of Commons (Administration)

Report and Accounts of House of Commons Administration for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 580) (The Speaker)

23Human Medicines

Report of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 Advisory Bodies for 2019 (by Statutory Instrument) (Ms Nadine Dorries)

24Infrastructure

(1) Assessment by the Office of Rail and Road of Highways England: End of Road Period 1 for 2015–20 (by Act), to be printed (HC 485) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

(2) Highway England's Performance Report to Parliament (by Act) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

25Justice

Report and Financial Statements of the Press Recognition Panel for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Command), to be printed (HC 550) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

26Justice and Security

(1) Report of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament for 2018–19 (by Act), to be printed (HC 633) (Clerk of the House)

(2) Report of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament on Russia (by Act), to be printed (HC 632) (Clerk of the House)

(3) Government Response to the Report of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament on Russia (by Command) (CP 275) (The Prime Minister)

27National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on HM Revenue and Customs: Tackling the Tax Gap (by Act), to be printed (HC 372) (Clerk of the House)

28National Crime Agency

Sixth Report of the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body (by Command) (CP 268) (Secretary Priti Patel)

29National Health Service

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

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

(3) Thirty-Third Report of the NHS Pay Review Body (by Command) (CP 260) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

30National Heritage

Report and Accounts of the National Heritage Memorial Fund for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 543) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

31National Lottery, etc.

(1) Report and Accounts of the National Lottery Distribution Fund for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 569) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

(2) Report and Accounts of the National Lottery Heritage Fund for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 544) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

32Communications

Report and Accounts of the Office of Communications for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 644) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

33Police

State of Policing: Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2019 by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary (by Act) (Clerk of the House)

34Police Remuneration

Sixth Report of the Police Remuneration Review Body: England and Wales 2020 (by Command) (CP 267) (Secretary Priti Patel)

35Political Parties, Elections and Referendums

(1) Second Report in 2020 from the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, on the Re-appointment of the Chair of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (by Act), to be printed (HC 626) (The Speaker)

(2) Third Report in 2020 from the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, on the Re-appointment of a Nominated Electoral Commissioner (by Act), to be printed (HC 627) (The Speaker)

36Prison Service Pay

Nineteenth Report of the Prison Service Pay Review Body for England and Wales (by Command) (CP 271) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

37Private Security Industry

Report and Accounts of the Security Industry Authority for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 647) (Secretary Priti Patel)

38Protection of Freedoms

Report and Accounts of the Disclosure and Barring Service for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 435) (Secretary Priti Patel)

39Public Libraries and Museums

Report under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 for 2019–20 (by Act) (Secretary Oliver Dowden)

40Railways and Transport Safety

Statement of Accounts of the British Transport Police Fund for 2019–20, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 589) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

41School Teachers

Thirtieth Report of the School Teachers' Review Body (by Command) (CP 257) (Secretary Gavin Williamson)

42Senior Salaries

Forty-Second Report of the Review Body on Senior Salaries: Report No. 92, for 2020 (by Command) (CP 272) (Michael Gove)

43Statutory Instruments (Notification)

Communications declaring that the undermentioned Statutory Instruments had come into operation before copies were laid before Parliament, and explaining why such copies had not been so laid before the Instruments came into operation:

(1) Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 710) (by Standing Order) (The Speaker)

(2) Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 754) (by Standing Order) (The Speaker)

44Transport

Report and Accounts of Network Rail Limited (by Command) (CP 244) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

Withdrawn papers

45Climate Change

Explanatory Memorandum to the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 (laid 13 July)

46Energy

Report and Accounts of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for 2019–20 (laid 16 July)

47Immigration

Draft Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2020 (laid 19 March)

48National Health Service

Report and Accounts of The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for 2019–20 (laid 8 July)

49Police

State of Policing: Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2019 by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary (laid 2 July)

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATES

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 and 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

Julie Marson

22 July 2020

Stuart Andrew

Gavin Newlands

22 July 2020

Patrick Grady

Stephen Flynn

22 July 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 and 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

Jeremy Corbyn

22 July 2020

Dehenna Davison

22 July 2020

Margaret Ferrier

1 September 2020

Andrew Griffith

1 September 2020

Patricia Gibson

1 September 2020

Richard Thomson

1 September 2020

 

CORRECTION

Thursday 16 July

The following item should have appeared after item 28:

Scottish Affairs Committee

Coronavirus and Scotland:

(i) First Report, to be printed, with the formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 314);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published (HC 314)

(Pete Wishart).

 

Prepared 21 July 2020