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Part 1: Business Today

Summary Agenda: Chamber

Westminster Hall

Business Today: Chamber

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

1Sir Charles Walker (Broxbourne)
What steps his Department is taking to meet its target of England being smoke-free by 2030. (906509)

2Ben Bradley (Mansfield)
What steps he is taking to help ensure that health and care services are well integrated. (906510)

3Tom Hunt (Ipswich)
What steps his Department is taking to tackle the backlog in NHS dentistry appointments. (906511)

4Steve McCabe (Birmingham, Selly Oak)
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of access to NHS ear irrigation and micro-suction treatments. (906512)

5Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow)
What steps his Department is taking to tackle regional health inequalities. (906513)

6Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test)
What steps he is taking to reduce NHS waiting lists in Southampton. (906514)

7Ian Lavery (Wansbeck)
What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to tackle the effect of poor housing conditions on health outcomes. (906515)

8Mr Toby Perkins (Chesterfield)
What recent assessment he has made of the scale of the backlog in cancer treatments in (a) Derbyshire and (b) England. (906516)

9David Simmonds (Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner)
What steps he is taking to increase the delivery of personalised healthcare. (906518)

10Ms Anum Qaisar (Airdrie and Shotts)
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of mental health support for veterans and military charities. (906519)

11Kirsty Blackman (Aberdeen North)
What recent progress his Department has made on NHS (a) short-term and (b) long-term workforce planning. (906520)

12Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall)
What steps he is taking to support health and care staff with the rising cost of living. (906522)

13Dehenna Davison (Bishop Auckland)
What steps his Department is taking to maximise NHS capacity. (906523)

14Ruth Edwards (Rushcliffe)
What steps his Department is taking to maximise NHS capacity. (906524)

15Simon Fell (Barrow and Furness)
What steps his Department is taking to promote the recruitment of dentists in communities with comparatively low levels of dental provision. (906525)

16Kate Osborne (Jarrow)
What steps he is taking to help tackle inequalities in women's health. (906526)

17Kim Leadbeater (Batley and Spen)
What steps he is taking with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to support unpaid carers with the cost of living. (906527)

18Anne Marie Morris (Newton Abbot)
Whether his Department plans to take further steps to tackle the shortage of NHS dentists. (906528)

19Andrew Lewer (Northampton South)
What steps he is taking to help ensure that health and care services are well integrated. (906529)

20Clive Efford (Eltham)
What discussions he has had with relevant stakeholders on the effectiveness of passive technology in reducing the transmission of airborne microbes in enclosed spaces. (906530)

21Wera Hobhouse (Bath)
What steps he is taking to help ensure that ambulance services meet their response time targets. (906531)

22Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock)
What steps his Department is taking to support research into intra-nasal covid-19 vaccines. (906532)

23Simon Jupp (East Devon)
What steps he is taking to improve access to menopause services. (906533)

At 3.15pm

Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

T1Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (906499)

T2Mark Fletcher (Bolsover) (906500)

T3Rachael Maskell (York Central) (906501)

T4Tony Lloyd (Rochdale) (906502)

T5Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Streatham) (906503)

T6Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough) (906504)

T7Mr Toby Perkins (Chesterfield) (906505)

T8Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West) (906506)

T9James Sunderland (Bracknell) (906507)

T10Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood) (906508)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS

3.30pm

Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

1. Sewage Discharges: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Up to 20 minutes (Standing Order No. 23)

Tim Farron

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for mandatory targets and timescales for the ending of sewage discharges into waterways and coastal areas; to make provision about the powers of Ofwat to monitor and enforce compliance with those targets and timescales; to require water companies to publish quarterly reports on the impact of sewage discharges on the natural environment, animal welfare and human health; to require the membership of water company boards to include at least one representative of an environmental group; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

2. Online Safety Bill: Second Reading

Until 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(3))

Relevant Documents:

Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill, Session 2021-22: Draft Online Safety Bill, HC 609, and the Government Response, CM 640

Eighth Report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, The Draft Online Safety Bill and the legal but harmful debate, HC 1039, and the Government response HC 1221

Second Report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Session 2019-21, Misinformation in the COVID-19 Infodemic, HC 234, and the Government response HC 894

Second Report of the Petitions Committee, Tackling Online Abuse, HC 766, and the Government response, HC 1224

Eleventh Report of the Treasury Committee, Economic Crime, HC 145

e-petition 272087, Hold online trolls accountable for their online abuse via their IP address

e-petition 332315, Ban anonymous accounts on social media

e-petition 575833, Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account

e-petition 582423, Repeal Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 and expunge all convictions

e-petition 601932, Do not restrict our right to freedom of expression online

3. ONLINE SAFETY BILL: PROGRAMME

No debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7))

Secretary Nadine Dorries

That the following provisions shall apply to the Online Safety Bill:

Committal

(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

(2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 30 June 2022.

(3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

(4) Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

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

(6) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

4. Online Safety Bill: Money

No debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a))

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Online Safety Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State, and

(2) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

5. Online Safety Bill: Ways and Means

No debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a))

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Online Safety Bill, it is expedient to authorise:

(1) the charging of fees under the Act, and

(2) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 10.00pm

DEFERRED DIVISIONS

No debate (Standing Order No. 41A(3))

The Prime Minister

That at this day’s sitting, Standing Order 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Secretary Nadine Dorries relating to Online Safety Bill: Carry-over.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

6. ONLINE SAFETY BILL: CARRY-OVER

No debate (Standing Order No. 80A(1)(a))

Secretary Nadine Dorries

That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Online Safety Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

Southampton’s bid to be the UK’s city of culture 2025: Caroline Nokes

Business Today: Westminster Hall

ORDER OF BUSINESS

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

11.30am

That this House has considered the Computer Misuse Act 1990: Dr Jamie Wallis

1.00pm

That this House has considered business to business selling and encouraging jobs and growth: Mark Pawsey

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

4.30pm

That this House has considered Royal Mail services and the covid-19 pandemic: Helen Hayes

6.00pm

That this House has considered the covid-19 public inquiry: Marsha De Cordova

6.30pm

No debate

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

Written Statements

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.Update on UK Green Infrastructure Platform

Secretary of State for Defence

2.Call-out Order - Countering the illegal entry of people into the United Kingdom

3.Small Boats Migration

Secretary of State for Education

4.Further Education Capital Transformation

Secretary of State for International Trade

5.Canada Trade Negotiations Update

Secretary of State for Transport

6.Local Transport Funding Update

7.Transport Update

Notes:

Texts of Written Statements are available from the Vote Office and on the internet at https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/ .

Committees Meeting Today

Broadcasts of proceedings can be found at https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Commons

Some committee members and witnesses might now physically attend meetings, however, there is no public access at present.

Select Committees

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

Subject: Energy pricing and the future of the Energy Market

Witnesses: 10.30am: Michael Lewis, CEO, E.ON; Simone Rossi, CEO, EDF; Keith Anderson, CEO, ScottishPower; Chris O’ Shea, CEO, Centrica

11.30am: Hayden Wood, CEO & Co-Founder, Bulb Energy

12.15pm: Jake Brown, CEO, Avro Energy

Room 8
10.00am (private), 10.30am (public)

Foreign Affairs Committee

Subject: The Wagner Group and beyond: proxy Private Military Companies

Witnesses: 2.00pm: Dr Sorcha MacLeod, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Chair, UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries; Christo Grozev, Russian investigator, Bellingcat; Dr Sean McFate, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Professor, National Defense University

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
1.30pm (private), 2.00pm (public)

Defence Committee

Subject: Russia-Ukraine Crisis, and US, UK and NATO

Witnesses: 3.00pm: Gen Sir Richard Barrons, former head of Joint Force Command

Room 8
2.00pm (private), 3.00pm (public)

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

Subject: The Regulation of Social Housing

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Richard Blakeway, Housing Ombudsman, Housing Ombudsman Service; Jonathan Walters, Deputy Chief Executive, Regulator of Social Housing

Room 15
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

Backbench Business Committee

Subject: Proposals for backbench debates

Witnesses: 5.15pm: Members of Parliament, House of Commons

Room 16
5.00pm (private), 5.15pm (public)

International Development Committee

Room 6
5.00pm (private)

Announcements

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES

Tuesday 26 April to Tuesday 3 May (deadline Wednesday 20 April 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office. Members can submit their application via MemberHub, from their own email account or in hard copy. Application forms are available on the Table Office page on the Parliamentary intranet. The ballot will take place on Thursday 21 April.

FORTHCOMING DEPARTMENTS ANSWERING IN WESTMINSTER HALL

Applications for 90, 60 and 30-minute debates should be made to the Table Office by 10.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on the deadline dates listed below. Members can submit their application via MemberHub, from their own email account or in hard copy. Application forms are available on the Table Office page on the Parliamentary intranet.

The ballot takes place on the day following the deadline. Members will be informed of the outcome by the Speaker’s Office.

Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April (deadline Tuesday 19 April 10.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Education; Health and Social Care; International Trade; Justice; Levelling Up, Housing and Communities; Transport; Wales; Work and Pensions

DETERMINATION OF BUSINESS BY THE BACKBENCH BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Thursday 21 April in the Chamber

General debate on childhood cancer outcomes: Dame Caroline Dinenage

Thursday 21 April in Westminster Hall

General debate on the two child limit of working tax credits and universal credit: Alison Thewliss

General debate on the recruitment and retention of foster carers: Kate Osborne [R]

Tuesday 26 April in Westminster Hall

General debate on the Independent review of Smokefree 2030 policies: Bob Blackman [R], Mary Kelly Foy

Further Information

Members’ Guide to Chamber proceedings

The Members’ Guide to Chamber proceedings is available on the Parliamentary website

Business of the Day

Documents and reports relating to the business being held in the Chamber are available on the Commons Business Briefings webpage: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/research/commons-business-briefings/

Written Statements

Text of today’s Written Statements: https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/

Select Committees

Select Committees Webpage: https://committees.parliament.uk/

Standing Orders Relating to Public Business

Text of Standing Orders relating to public business: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm5802/cmstords/so_804_2021/so-804_02122021.pdf

European Business

European Business Referrals and Motion documents for consideration by European Committees or on the Floor of the House are available on the European Business
webpage: https://old.parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/european-business11/

Chamber Engagement

Information about engaging the public with debates is available on the parliamentary website: https://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/have-your-say-on-laws/chamber-engagement/.

All business papers are available via the HousePapers app on mobile devices

Part 2: Future Business

A. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

Government items of business in this section have nominally been set down for
today, but are expected to be taken on the dates stated.

B. REMAINING ORDERS AND NOTICES

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has been nominally set down for today but is not expected to be taken today.

A. Calendar of Business

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the President of COP26

11.53am Topical Questions to the President of COP26

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

Hereditary Titles (Female Succession): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Harriett Baldwin

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for the succession of female heirs to hereditary titles; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

SUBSIDY CONTROL BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 3)

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the following provisions shall apply to the Subsidy Control Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 22 September 2021 (Subsidy Control Bill (Programme)) and 13 December 2021 (Subsidy Control (Programme) (No. 2)):

Consideration of Lords Amendments

(1) Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

Subsequent stages

(2) Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

(3) The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

Subsidy Control Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments

Notes:

None of the Lords Amendments engages Commons financial privilege.

Senedd Cymru and the Scottish Parliament did not approve Legislative Consent Resolutions relating to this Bill. Copies of the proposed Resolutions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

BUILDING SAFETY BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Queen’s and Prince of Wales’ consent to be signified.

The Scottish Parliament and Senedd Cymru have approved Legislative Consent Resolutions relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolutions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

Lords Amendments 6, 17, 22 to 30, 103, 104, 111 to 113, 116, 120 to 127, 137 and 138 engage Commons financial privilege.

Relevant Documents:

Second Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2019-21, Cladding: progress of remediation, HC 172

Fifth Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2019-21, Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Building Safety Bill, HC 466

Seventh report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2019-21, Cladding remediation - follow-up, HC 1249

Seventh Report of the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, Building Safety: Remediation and Funding, HC 1063

NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Lords Amendments 10, 12 and 26 engage financial privilege.

Senedd Cymru and the Scottish Parliament did not approve Legislative Consent Resolutions relating to this Bill. Copies of the proposed Resolutions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Consideration of women’s safety in planning and development decisions: Christine Jardine

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered Human rights in Colombia and implementation of the 2016 peace agreement: Paula Barker

11.00am That this House has considered flood risk in London: Felicity Buchan

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm That this House has considered the matter of tackling drug crime in local communities: Robbie Moore

4.00pm That this House has considered British nationals detained overseas: Kevin Brennan

4.30pm That this House has considered the energy price cap and residential buildings with communal heating systems: Dame Meg Hillier

Notes:

The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

THURSDAY 21 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

10.15am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

Afterwards

JUDICIAL REVIEW AND COURTS BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

The Scottish Parliament has approved a Legislative Consent Resolution relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

Relevant Documents:

Tenth Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Judicial Review and Courts Bill, HC 884

BACKBENCH BUSINESS

Childhood cancer outcomes

Dame Caroline Dinenage

That this House has considered childhood cancer outcomes.

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

Relevant Documents:

e-petition 300027, Fund research for childhood cancers with the worst survival rates

e-petition 597620, Increase dedicated funding for childhood cancer research

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Digital persecution: Fiona Bruce

WESTMINSTER HALL

1.30pm That this House has considered the two child limit of working tax credits and universal credit: Alison Thewliss

3.00pm That this House has considered the recruitment and retention of foster carers: Kate Osborne [R]

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee. The sitting will last for up to three hours. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

MONDAY 25 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

Afterwards

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Business of the house (HIGHER EDUCATION (FREEDOM OF SPEECH) BILL: CARRY-OVER)

Secretary Nadhim Zahawi

That—

if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session; paragraphs (9) to (14) of Standing Order 80A shall have effect in relation to the Bill as if it had been ordered to be carried over to the next Session of Parliament in pursuance of a carry-over motion under paragraph (1) of that Standing Order, except that paragraph (13) shall have effect as if the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Bill shall lapse is two years from the date of its first reading in this House.

Business of the house (ANIMAL WELFARE (KEPT ANIMALS) BILL: CARRY-OVER)

Secretary George Eustice

That—

if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session;

paragraphs (9) to (14) of Standing Order 80A shall have effect in relation to the Bill as if it had been ordered to be carried over to the next Session of Parliament in pursuance of a carry-over motion under paragraph (1) of that Standing Order, except that paragraph (13) shall have effect as if the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Bill shall lapse is two years from the date of its first reading in this House.

HIGH SPEED RAIL (CREWE – MANCHESTER) BILL: CARRY-OVER

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the following provisions shall apply in respect of the High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill:

(1) Further proceedings on the Bill shall be suspended from the day on which this Session of Parliament ends until the next Session of Parliament.

(2) If a Bill is presented in the next Session in the same terms as the Bill when it was presented in this Session–

(a) the Bill so presented shall be ordered to be printed and shall be deemed to have been read the first time; and

(b) the Standing Orders and practice of the House applicable to the Bill, so far as complied with or dispensed with in this Session, shall be deemed to have been complied with or (as the case may be) dispensed with in the next Session.

That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Malnutrition and the NHS: Martyn Day

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 600954, relating to vehicle tampering offences: Nick Fletcher, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

6.00pm That this House has considered e-petitions 552017 and 584076, relating to hunting: Marsha De Cordova, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Petitions Committee.

The sitting will last for up to three hours.

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

TUESDAY 26 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Afterwards

Whistleblowing: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mary Robinson

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish an independent Office of the Whistleblower to protect whistleblowers and whistleblowing in accordance with the public interest; to make provision for the Office of the Whistleblower to set, monitor and enforce standards for the management of whistleblowing cases, to provide disclosure and advice services, to direct whistleblowing investigations and to order redress of detriment suffered by whistleblowers; to create offences relating to the treatment of whistleblowers and the handling of whistleblowing cases; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered progress towards the Government’s smokefree 2030 ambition Bob Blackman [R], Mary Kelly Foy

Notes:

The Chairman of Ways and Means appointed this debate on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee.

WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Owen Thompson

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under SO No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

THURSDAY 28 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.00am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.10am Questions to Church Commissioners, House of Commons Commission, Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

B. Remaining Orders and Notices

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has therefore been set down formally to be taken in the Chamber today but is not expected to be taken today.

1. Exiting the European Union (Customs)

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 17 December 2020, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

2. Electronic Information

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Internal Markets Information System Regulation (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 20 July 2021, be approved.

3. Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings on Consideration 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 on Consideration are commenced.

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be broughtto a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day (Order of 12 July 2021).

4. Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Queen’s consent to be signified on Third Reading. Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day. (Order of 25 October 2021).

The Scottish Parliament has approved a Legislative Consent Resolution relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

5. Income Tax

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

6. Income Tax

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Finals) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

7. High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill: Second Reading

8. Road Traffic

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 7 March, be approved.

9. Income Tax

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (Finalissima Football Match) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 14 March, be approved.

10. Employment and Training

Alex Burghart

That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 16 March, be approved.

11. Public Service Pensions

Secretary Dominic Raab

That the Judicial Pensions Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 319), dated 17 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 17 March, be approved.

12. Licences and Licensing

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Licensing Act 2003 (Platinum Jubilee Licensing Hours) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 21 March, be approved.

13. Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought

to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those

proceedings are commenced. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day. (Order of 26 January 2022)

14. Income Tax

John Glen

That the draft Alternative Finance (Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Corporation Tax) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 28 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments.

15. Financial Services

John Glen

That the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 393), dated 28 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 28 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

16. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

17. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Import of Animals and Animal Products and Approved Countries (Amendment) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 30 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

18. Sanctions

James Cleverly

That the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2022 (S.I, 2022, No. 395), dated 29 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

19. Electricity

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Contracts for Difference (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 31 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

20. Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Consideration of Lords Message

21. Sanctions

Vicky Ford

That the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 452), dated 13 April 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 14 April March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.