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Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 10 March 2022

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions 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, the right hon. Member representing the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body and the hon. Member representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

2Urgent Question: Visas for Ukrainians (Secretary Priti Patel)

3Royal Assent

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

Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Act 2022

4Business Question (Leader of the House)

5Statement: National Shipbuilding Strategy (Jeremy Quin)

6Select Committee Statement (Standing Order No. 22D): Publication of the Fifth Report from the International Development Committee, Afghanistan: UK support for aid workers and the Afghan people, HC 919 (Sarah Champion)

7Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Second and Third Reading (Standing Order No. 56)

Motion made and Question put forthwith, That the Bill be now read a second time.

Question agreed to and Bill accordingly read a second time.

Motion made and Question put forthwith, That the Bill be now read the third time.

Question agreed to and Bill accordingly read the third time, and passed.

8Backbench Business

International Women's Day

Resolved, That this House has considered International Women's Day.—(Mrs Maria Miller.)

9Public petitions

A public petition from residents of the constituency of Chipping Barnet relating to Barnet police station was presented and read by Theresa Villiers.

10Adjournment

Subject: Contribution of Sir Richard Shepherd to parliamentary democracy (Sir William Cash)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Scott Mann.)

Adjourned at 5.29 pm until Monday 14 March.

Other Proceedings

Changes to Notices Given

11Evictions (Universal Credit) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

12Housing Standards (Refugees and Asylum Seekers) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

13Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) (No. 2) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

14Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (Powers) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

15Under-Occupancy Penalty (Report) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

16Social Security Benefits (Healthy Eating) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

17Benefit Sanctions (Warnings) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

18Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

19Asylum Seekers (Accommodation Eviction Procedures) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

20Disability Benefit Assessments (Recording) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

21Full Employment Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

22Health and Safety at Work Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

23Corporate Homicide Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

24Workers (Rights and Definition) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

25Pets (Microchips) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 6 May.

26Registration of Overseas Entities Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 18 March, read and discharged.

Bill withdrawn.

General Committees: Reports

27Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee

Dr Rupa Huq (Chair) reported the Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2022.

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).

28Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (Programming Sub-Committee)

Members: Simon Baynes, Saqib Bhatti, Steve Double, Chris Elmore, Julia Lopez, Navendu Mishra and Mick Whitley

29First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Commissioner for Patient Safety (Appointment and Operation) (England) Regulations 2022)

Members: Jane Hunt discharged and Alberto Costa nominated in substitution.

30Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Direct Payments to Farmers (Reductions) (England) Regulations 2022, draft Agriculture (Financial Assistance) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 and draft Agriculture (Lump Sum Payment) (England) Regulations 2022)

Members: Selaine Saxby and Shailesh Vara discharged and James Sunderland and Danny Kruger nominated in substitution.

31Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Electricity Supplier Payments (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

Members: Stuart Anderson and Jessica Morden discharged and Fay Jones and Liz Twist nominated in substitution.

32Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Food and Feed Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2022)

Members: Steve Double discharged and Michael Tomlinson nominated in substitution.

33Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

Members: Andy Carter discharged and James Gray nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

34Backbench Business Committee

Determination of business to be taken on Thursday 17 March in the Chamber and Thursday 17 and Tuesday 22 March in Westminster Hall (Ian Mearns).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

Business determined by the Backbench Business Committee (Standing Orders No. 10(7) and No. 14(4))

1People with deteriorating long-term health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Resolved, That this House has considered the matter of people with deteriorating long-term health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.—(Sir Robert Neill.)

2NHS support for prostate cancer patients after the COVID-19 pandemic

Resolved, That this House has considered NHS support for prostate cancer patients after the COVID-19 pandemic.—(Elliot Colburn.)

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

Adjourned at 3.58 pm until Monday 14 March.

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Constitutional Law

Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 261), dated 9 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alister Jack)

2Corporation Tax

Residential Property Developer Tax (Allocation of Allowance) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 266), dated 9 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Lucy Frazer)

3Customs

Customs (Import and Export Declarations) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 271), dated 10 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Lucy Frazer)

4Exiting the European Union

Excise Duties (Northern Ireland etc. Miscellaneous Modifications and Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 265), dated 9 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Helen Whately)

5Government Resources and Accounts

Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) Order 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 247), dated 8 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Simon Clarke)

6Immigration

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Part 5 Exemption: Licensed Sponsors) Order 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 235), dated 7 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Priti Patel)

7Merchant Shipping

Merchant Shipping (Light Dues) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 240), dated 7 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

8Pensions

Occupational Pension Schemes (Fraud Compensation Levy) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 259), dated 8 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Guy Opperman)

9Social Security

(1) Universal Credit (Energy Rebate Scheme Disregard) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 257), dated 8 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Thérèse Coffey)

(2) Universal Credit and Employment and Support Allowance (Terminal Illness) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 260), dated 8 March 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Chloe Smith)

Other papers

10Defence

National Shipbuilding Strategy: A refreshed strategy for a globally successful, innovative and sustainable shipbuilding enterprise (by Command) (CP 605) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

11European Union

Report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks for the period 26 September to 25 December 2021 (by Act) (Secretary Michael Gove)

12International Development

Sixty-second Report of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for the year ended 30 September 2021 (by Act) (Vicky Ford)

13Police

State of Policing: Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2021 by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary (by Act) (Clerk of the House)

14Public Service Pensions

National Health Service Pension Schemes (Member Contributions etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2022: Report detailing the changes to the member contribution structure (by Act) (Edward Argar)

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATE

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill

The Speaker has certified that the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill is a Money Bill within the meaning of the Parliament Act 1911.