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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 the Home Department

1Anna Firth (Southend West)
What plans she has to tackle knife crime and serious violence. (900574)

2Robert Largan (High Peak)
What steps her Department is taking to support people fleeing war in Ukraine. (900575)

3Robbie Moore (Keighley)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle anti-social behaviour. (900577)

4Chris Clarkson (Heywood and Middleton)
What steps her Department is taking to ensure national security. (900578)

5Wendy Chamberlain (North East Fife)
What assessment she has made of the potential impact of the points-based immigration system on labour shortages. (900579)

6Mr Richard Holden (North West Durham)
What steps her Department is taking to support people fleeing war in Ukraine. (900580)

7Greg Clark (Tunbridge Wells)
What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of processing times for visas applied for by people from countries other than Ukraine. (900581)

8Richard Thomson (Gordon)
How many and what proportion of passport applications that were received over 10 weeks ago have not yet been processed. (900582)

9Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield)
What steps she is taking to help ensure good morale within her Department. (900583)

10Suzanne Webb (Stourbridge)
What progress her Department has made in relocating individuals to Rwanda under the Migration and Economic Development Partnership. (900584)

11Aaron Bell (Newcastle-under-Lyme)
What progress her Department has made on tackling domestic abuse. (900585)

12Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith)
How many and what proportion of passport applications that were received over 10 weeks ago have not yet been processed. (900586)

13Jerome Mayhew (Broadland)
What progress her Department has made on tackling domestic abuse. (900587)

14John Lamont (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk)
What steps her Department is taking to support people fleeing war in Ukraine. (900588)

15Paul Holmes (Eastleigh)
What steps her Department is taking to ensure national security. (900589)

16Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire)
What steps her Department is taking to reduce the number of small boat crossings in the English Channel. (900590)

17Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran)
How many and what proportion of passport applications that were received over 10 weeks ago have not yet been processed. (900591)

18Dr James Davies (Vale of Clwyd)
What progress her Department has made on delivering the Beating Crime Plan. (900593)

19Shaun Bailey (West Bromwich West)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle anti-social behaviour. (900594)

20Ian Levy (Blyth Valley)
What steps she is taking to reform and strengthen the fire and rescue service. (900595)

21Dehenna Davison (Bishop Auckland)
What steps her Department is taking to support people fleeing war in Ukraine. (900596)

22Jonathan Gullis (Stoke-on-Trent North)
What progress her Department has made in implementing the objectives of the Safer Streets Fund. (900597)

At 3.15pm

Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

T1Rachel Hopkins (Luton South)
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities. (900599)

T2Robbie Moore (Keighley) (900600)

T3Anna Firth (Southend West) (900601)

T4Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire) (900602)

T5Janet Daby (Lewisham East) (900604)

T6Antony Higginbotham (Burnley) (900605)

T7Suzanne Webb (Stourbridge) (900606)

T8Alexander Stafford (Rother Valley) (900607)

T9Alison Thewliss (Glasgow Central) (900608)

Urgent QUESTIONS and statements

3.30pm

Urgent Questions, including on:

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on UK and NATO military commitments to Ukraine (Tobias Ellwood)

Ministerial Statements, including on:

Industrial action on the railway (Secretary of State for Transport)

PRESENTATION OF BILLS

No debate (Standing Order No. 57)

Defamation, Privacy, Freedom of Expression, Data Protection, Legal Services and Private Investigators Bill

Bob Seely

Bill to make provision about defamation; to make provision about costs awarded in civil cases; to make provision about the application of the rights to privacy and to freedom of expression in civil cases on matters of public interest; to make provision about the regulation of lawyers acting in civil cases; to make provision about data protection; to make provision for the regulation of private investigators; to make provision for the purpose of reducing the use of lawsuits for strategic purposes; and for connected purposes.

Carbon Emissions (Buildings) Bill

Jerome Mayhew

Bill to require the whole-life carbon emissions of buildings to be reported; to set limits on embodied carbon emissions in the construction of buildings; and for connected purposes.

Care Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to make provision about meeting the needs of people providing care and of people receiving care; and for connected purposes.

Flashing Images Bill

Tom Hunt

Bill to make provision for an offence in relation to the sending of flashing images; and for connected purposes.

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees Bill

Robin Millar

Bill to make provision about veterans advisory and pensions committees; and for connected purposes.

Pensions Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill

Mary Robinson

Bill to make provision about prohibiting the trustees and managers of pension schemes from being indemnified in respect of penalties imposed under pensions dashboards regulations.

Firearms Bill

Shaun Bailey

Bill to make provision about the regulation of certain rifle ranges and shooting galleries; to make provision for an offence in relation to the possession of component parts of ammunition; and for connected purposes.

Palestine Statehood (Recognition) Bill

Layla Moran

Bill to make provision in connection with the recognition of the State of Palestine.

Chalk Streams (Protection) Bill

Sarah Green

Bill to provide for a category of protection for chalk streams for the purpose of providing additional protections from pollution, abstraction and other forms of environmental damage; and for connected purposes.

Corporate Homicide Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to amend the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 to make provision about the offence of corporate homicide; and for connected purposes.

Short-term and Holiday-let Accommodation (Licensing) Bill

Rachael Maskell

Bill to give local authorities the power to require licences for the conversion of domestic properties into short-term and holiday-let accommodation; to give local authorities the power to issue fines and to remove such licences when safety, noise and nuisance conditions have not been met; to make provision about banning the licensing of such properties in defined geographical areas; to give local authorities the power to vary the rates of local taxes in relation to such properties; to give local authorities the power to restrict the number of days per year for which such properties can be let; and for connected purposes.

Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Amendment) Bill

Caroline Lucas

Bill to amend the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 to extend the right of public access to the countryside, including to woodlands, the Green Belt, waters and more grasslands; and for connected purposes.

Covid-19 Vaccine Damage Payments Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to make provision about financial assistance to persons who have suffered disablement following vaccination against Covid-19 and to the next of kin of persons who have died shortly after vaccination against Covid-19; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of a no-fault compensation scheme to provide such financial assistance, on whether there should be any upper limit on the financial assistance available, on the criteria for eligibility and on whether payment should be made in all cases where there is no other reasonable cause for the death or disablement suffered; and for connected purposes.

Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill

Angela Richardson

Bill to prohibit the sale and advertising of activities abroad which involve low standards of welfare for animals.

Public Advocate (No. 2) Bill

Maria Eagle

Bill to establish a public advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents.

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Consultation) Bill

Dame Diana Johnson

Bill to make provision about mandatory local consultation in relation to the installation of telecommunications infrastructure in residential areas; and for connected purposes.

Hereditary Titles (Female Succession) Bill

Mark Jenkinson

Bill to make provision for the succession of female heirs to hereditary titles; and for connected purposes.

Minimum Energy Performance of Buildings Bill

Sarah Olney

Bill to make provision to increase the energy performance of buildings; and for connected purposes.

War Pension Scheme and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (Public Inquiry) Bill

Owen Thompson

Bill to establish an independent public inquiry into the administration of the War Pension Scheme and of the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme by Veterans UK; and for connected purposes.

Plastics (Wet Wipes) Bill

Fleur Anderson

Bill to prohibit the manufacture and sale of wet wipes containing plastic; and for connected purposes.

Public Bodies (Representation from Devolved Nations) Bill

Wendy Chamberlain

Bill to require the Government to have regard to the desirability of boards of public bodies including at least one person with relevant experience in at least one of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Local Authority Boundaries (Referendums) Bill

Robbie Moore

Bill to make provision to enable parliamentary constituency areas to form new unitary local authority areas if agreed by referendum; to make provision for such referendums; and for connected purposes.

Fertility Treatment (Employment Rights) Bill

Nickie Aiken

Bill to require employers to allow employees to take time off from work for appointments for fertility treatment; and for connected purposes.

Hares (Close Season) Bill

Anthony Browne

Bill to create an offence of killing, injuring or taking hares at certain times of the year.

Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill

Scott Benton

Bill to give workers and agency workers the right to request more predictable terms and conditions of work.

Bus Services Bill

Helen Morgan

Bill to place a duty on the Government to ensure that every town with a population of more than 10,000 people has a regular bus service operating seven days a week, and that local health services, including hospitals and GP surgeries, are served by those buses; and for connected purposes.

Sexually-motivated Manslaughter (Sentencing) Bill

Laura Farris

Bill to amend the Sentencing Code to provide for a minimum sentence for cases of manslaughter which are sexually-motivated.

Access to Elected Office Fund (Report) Bill

Daisy Cooper

Bill to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of reinstating the Access to Elected Office Fund.

Second Homes Bill

Tim Farron

Bill to confer power on local authorities to determine the proportion of local housing that may be sold as second homes or holiday lets; to make provision for incentives to promote primary home purchases and second home sales; and for connected purposes.

Copyright and Performers’ Rights (Extended Collective Licensing) Bill

Giles Watling

Bill to make provision about extended collective licensing in relation to copyright and performers’ rights; and for connected purposes.

Automated External Defibrillators (Public Access) Bill

Jim Shannon

Bill to require the installation of automated external defibrillators in public buildings, sporting facilities, schools, higher education and other education and skills facilities, and facilities that provide care to vulnerable people; and to make associated provision about training and signage.

British Bill of Rights and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to make provision for an application to the Council of Europe to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and the introduction of a British Bill of Rights.

BBC Licence Fee (Abolition) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to abolish the BBC licence fee and make the BBC a subscription service; and for connected purposes.

Business of the House Commission Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to create a Business of the House Commission to regulate the timetabling of business in the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.

Electoral Commission (Abolition) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to abolish the Electoral Commission; and for connected purposes.

General Election (Leaders’ Debates) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates between leaders of political parties during a General Election; and for connected purposes.

Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS Hospitals for patients and visitors; to make provision for NHS Hospitals to be exempt from business rates; and for connected purposes.

Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to make provision for the creation of secure safe houses for children that have been subject to human trafficking; and for connected purposes.

Human Trafficking (Sentencing) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to make provision about penalties for human trafficking offences.

Prime Minister (Accountability to House of Commons) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to impose duties on the Prime Minister relating to accountability to the House of Commons; to require the Prime Minister to be available to answer questions in that House on at least two occasions during a sitting week except in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.

Prime Minister (Temporary Replacement) Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to make provision for the carrying out of the functions of the Prime Minister in the event that a Prime Minister, or a person temporarily carrying out the functions of the Prime Minister, is incapacitated; and for connected purposes.

Voter Registration Bill

Mr Peter Bone

Bill to prohibit persons from being registered to vote in Parliamentary elections at more than one address; and for connected purposes.

Workers (Rights and Definition) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to make provision about workers’ rights; to amend the definition of worker; and for connected purposes.

Full Employment Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to place a duty on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to pursue a policy of full employment; to make associated provision for an employment guarantee scheme for benefit claimants who have been unemployed and looking for work for longer than six months; and for connected purposes.

Devolution (Employment) (Scotland) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to amend the Scotland Act 1998 to grant legislative competence for employment matters to the Scottish Parliament.

Health and Safety at Work Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to amend the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 to make provision about civil liability for breaches of health and safety duties, and for connected purposes.

Asylum Seekers (Accommodation Eviction Procedures) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to make provision for asylum seekers to challenge the proportionality of a proposed eviction from accommodation before an independent court or tribunal; to establish asylum seeker accommodation eviction procedures for public authorities; and for connected purposes.

Disability Benefit Assessments (Recording) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to ensure that applicants for Disability Benefit are given the option of their eligibility assessment being audio recorded; and for connected purposes.

Benefit Sanctions (Warnings) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to make provision for warnings to be given to benefit claimants before they are given sanctions; and for connected purposes.

Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to amend the Welfare Reform Act 2012 to provide that a Universal Credit claimant may not be sanctioned for refusing work on a zero hours contract; and for connected purposes.

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (Powers) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to grant powers to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman to identify and investigate systemic problems in the benefits system and make associated recommendations to the Secretary of State; and for connected purposes.

Under-Occupancy Penalty (Report) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of repealing those provisions of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 which provide for persons to be paid reduced rates of housing benefit or universal credit because their accommodation is deemed to be under-occupied.

Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to make provision for granting permission to work to asylum seekers who have waited six months for a decision on their asylum application; and for connected purposes.

Housing Standards (Refugees and Asylum Seekers) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to make provision for national minimum standards in accommodation offered to refugees and asylum seekers; and for connected purposes.

Social Security Benefits (Healthy Eating) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish annual calculations of benefit and tax credit rates that would be required for a representative household to afford to buy meals in accordance with the Eatwell Guide to eating healthily; and for connected purposes.

Evictions (Universal Credit) Bill

Chris Stephens

Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to prevent the evictions of Universal Credit claimants in rent arrears; and for connected purposes.

Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to amend the Mobile Homes Act 1983; and for connected purposes.

Mobile Homes (Pitch Fees) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to amend the provisions about pitch fees in the Mobile Homes Act 1983; and for connected purposes.

Anonymity of Suspects Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to create an offence of disclosing the identity of a person who is the subject of an investigation in respect of the alleged commission of an offence; and for connected purposes.

Covid-19 Vaccine Damage Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to require the Secretary of State to establish an independent review of disablement caused by Covid-19 vaccinations and the adequacy of the compensation offered to persons so disabled; and for connected purposes.

Covid-19 Vaccine Diagnosis and Treatment Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to improve the diagnosis and treatment of persons who have suffered or continue to suffer ill effects from Covid-19 vaccines; and for connected purposes.

Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to exempt from VAT supplies of electricity, oil and gas for domestic purposes; and for connected purposes.

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Amendment) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to amend the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to make provision about parliamentary scrutiny of regulations made under that Act; and for connected purposes.

Caravan Site Licensing (Exemptions of Motor Homes) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to exempt motor homes from caravan site licensing requirements; and for connected purposes.

NHS England (Alternative Treatment) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to make provision about arranging alternative non-NHS England treatment for patients who have waited for more than one year for hospital treatment; and for connected purposes.

British Broadcasting Corporation (Privatisation) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation; and for connected purposes.

Children’s Clothing (Value Added Tax) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to extend the definition of children’s clothing for the purposes of exemption from VAT; to extend the VAT exemption to further categories of school uniform; and for connected purposes.

BBC Licence Fee Non-Payment (Decriminalisation for Over-75s) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to de-criminalise the non-payment of the BBC licence fee by persons aged over seventy-five; and for connected purposes.

Regulatory Impact Assessments Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to require a Regulatory Impact Assessment to be published for all primary and secondary legislation introduced by the Government; to make provision for associated sanctions; and for connected purposes.

Barnett Formula (Replacement) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to require the Chancellor of the Exchequer to report to Parliament on proposals to replace the Barnett Formula used to calculate adjustments to public expenditure allocated to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a statutory scheme for the allocation of resources based on an assessment of relative needs; and for connected purposes.

Rule of Law (Enforcement by Public Authorities) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to require public authorities to exercise their statutory powers to investigate and take enforcement action for breaches of the law; to make provision for sanctions for failing to take such action; and for connected purposes.

Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to create offences in respect of persons who have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority; and for connected purposes.

National Health Service Co-Funding and Co-Payment Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England; and for connected purposes.

Caravan Sites Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to amend the requirements for caravan site licence applications made under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960; and for connected purposes.

Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to limit exit payments made by some public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.

Green Belt (Protection) Bill

Sir Christopher Chope

Bill to establish a national register of Green Belt land in England; to restrict the ability of local authorities to de-designate Green Belt land; to make provision about future development of de-designated Green Belt land; and for connected purposes.

Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill

Caroline Lucas

Bill to place duties on the Secretary of State to decarbonise the United Kingdom economy and to reverse inequality; to establish a ten-year economic and public investment strategy in accordance with those duties which promotes a community- and employee-led transition from high-carbon to low- and zero-carbon industry; to require the Government to report on its adherence to the strategy; to establish higher environmental standards for air, water and green spaces; to make provision to protect and restore natural habitats; and for connected purposes.

Participation in Court Proceedings (Live Links) Bill

Robbie Moore

Bill to make provision about participating in certain court proceedings through live links; and for connected purposes.

Removal of Titles Bill

Rachael Maskell

Bill to give the Monarch powers to remove titles; to provide that such removals can be done by the Monarch on their own initiative or following a recommendation of a joint committee of Parliament; and for connected purposes.

Ministerial Code (Enforcement) Bill

Owen Thompson

Bill to make provision about the enforcement of the Ministerial Code; and for connected purposes.

Ministerial Interests (Public Appointments) Bill

Owen Thompson

Bill to require a Minister to make an oral statement to Parliament if a person is appointed to a paid post by them, in whom, or a company in which, that Minister has a personal, political or financial interest.

Paternity (Leave and Pay) Bill

Gareth Davies

Bill to extend eligibility to paternity leave and pay; to make provision for more flexibility in the timing of, and notice period for, paternity leave; and for connected purposes.

Employment (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill

Gavin Newlands

Bill to make provision for safeguards for workers against dismissal and re-engagement on inferior terms and conditions; and for connected purposes.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

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

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

Notes:

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

2. High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill: Money

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

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of the Act, and

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

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

3. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (TODAY)

Until any hour (if the 10:00pm Business of the House motion is agreed to)

Mark Spencer

That in respect of the Motions in the name of Secretary Grant Shapps relating to

(1) the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill; and

(2) Positions for which additional salaries are payable for the purposes of section 4A(2) of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009,

the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings not later than one and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order (notwithstanding, in respect of item (2) above, the provisions of paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 16); such Questions shall include the Questions on any Amendments selected by the Speaker which may then be moved; proceedings may continue, though opposed, after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 10.00pm

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

No debate (Standing Order Nos. 15 and 41A(3))

The Prime Minister

That at this day’s sitting the Motion in the name of Mark Spencer relating to Business of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour, and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) will not apply.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

4. HIGH SPEED RAIL (CREWE - MANCHESTER) BILL: COMMITTAL

Up to 90 minutes (after commencement of proceedings on the Business of the House (Today) Motion if agreed to by the House)

Secretary Grant Shapps

(1) That the Bill be committed to a Select Committee of seven members, all of whom are to be nominated by the Committee of Selection.

(2) That in determining the composition of the Select Committee the Committee of Selection shall nominate four members from the Government and three members from opposition parties.

(3) That there shall stand referred to the Select Committee—

(a) any petition against the Bill submitted to the Private Bill Office during the period beginning at 9.00 am on 21 June 2022 and ending at 5.00 pm on 4 August 2022, and

(b) any petition which has been submitted to the Private Bill Office and in which the petitioners complain of—

(i) any amendment as proposed in the filled-up Bill,

(ii) any amendment as proposed by the member in charge of the Bill which, if the Bill were a private bill, could not be made except upon petition for additional provision, or

(iii) any matter which has arisen during the progress of the Bill before the Select Committee,

(and references in this paragraph to the submission of a petition are to its submission electronically, by post or in person).

(4) That, notwithstanding the practice of the House that appearances on petitions against an opposed private bill be required to be entered at the first meeting of the Select Committee on the Bill, in the case of any such petitions as are mentioned in paragraph (3)(a) above on which appearances are not entered at that meeting, the Select Committee shall appoint a later day or days on which it will require appearances on those petitions to be entered.

(5) That any petitioners whose petitions stand referred to the Select Committee shall, subject to the rules and orders of the House, be entitled to be heard upon their petition by themselves, their counsel, representatives or parliamentary agents provided that the petition is prepared in conformity with the rules and orders of the House; and the member in charge of the Bill shall be entitled to be heard through counsel or agents in favour of the Bill against any such petition.

(6) That the Select Committee shall require any hearing in relation to a petition mentioned in paragraph (5) above to take place in person, unless exceptional circumstances apply.

(7) That in applying the rules of the House in relation to parliamentary agents, any reference to a petitioner in person shall be treated as including a reference to a duly authorised member or officer of an organisation, group or body.

(8) That the Select Committee have power to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place and to report from day to day the minutes of evidence taken before it.

(9) That the Select Committee have power to make special reports from time to time.

(10) That three be the quorum of the Select Committee.

5. HIGH SPEED RAIL (CREWE - MANCHESTER) BILL: INSTRUCTION

Up to 90 minutes (after commencement of proceedings on the Business of the House (Today) Motion if agreed to by the House)

Secretary Grant Shapps

That it be an instruction to the Select Committee to which the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill is committed to deal with the Bill as follows—

(1) The Committee shall­—

(a) make an appropriate assessment, in accordance with the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (“the 2017 Regulations”), of the implications for a site within paragraph (2) of the provisions made in relation to the site by the Bill in view of the site’s conservation objectives, and

(b) make a recommendation to the House in relation to whether those provisions adversely affect the integrity of the site.

(2) The following sites are within this paragraph—

(a) the Rochdale Canal special area of conservation, and

(b) a site to which paragraph (3) applies that the Committee determines, in accordance with the 2017 Regulations, is likely to be significantly affected by a provision of the Bill.

(3) This paragraph applies to a European site (within the meaning of the 2017 Regulations) in relation to which—

(a) an amendment has been proposed by the member in charge of the Bill which, if the Bill were a private bill, could not be made except upon petition for additional provision, or

(b) the Committee has been provided with additional information by the promoters after the date of this instruction.

(4) For the purposes of making an assessment under paragraph (1) or a determination under paragraph (2)(b), the Committee may require the promoters to provide the Committee with such information as the Committee may reasonably require.

(5) For the purposes of making an assessment under paragraph (1), the Committee—

(a) must consult the relevant nature conservation body and have regard to any representations made by the body within such reasonable time as the Committee specifies;

(b) is not required to consult the general public.

(6) In paragraph (5)(a), the “relevant nature conservation body” means—

(a) in relation to a site in England, Natural England, and

(b) in relation to a site in Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage.

That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.

6. HIGH SPEED RAIL (CREWE - MANCHESTER) BILL: INSTRUCTION (No. 2)

Up to 90 minutes (after commencement of proceedings on the Business of the House (Today) Motion if agreed to by the House)

Secretary Grant Shapps

That it be an instruction to the Select Committee to which the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill is committed to deal with the Bill as follows:

(1) The Committee shall, before concluding its proceedings, amend the Bill by—

(a) leaving out provision relating to the railway between Hoo Green in Cheshire and a junction with the West Coast Main Line at Bamfurlong, south of Wigan, except for a spur from Hoo Green to the Parish of High Legh in Cheshire, and

(b) making such amendments to the Bill as it thinks fit in consequence of the amendments made by virtue of sub-paragraph (a).

(2) The Committee shall not hear any petition to the extent that it relates to whether or not there should be a railway between Hoo Green in Cheshire and a junction with the West Coast Main Line at Bamfurlong, south of Wigan.

(3) The Committee shall treat the principle of the Bill, as determined by the House on the Bill’s Second Reading, as comprising the matters mentioned in paragraph 4; and those matters shall accordingly not be at issue during proceedings of the Committee.

(4) The matters referred to in paragraph (3) are—

(a) the provision of a high speed railway between a junction with Phase 2a of High Speed 2 south of Crewe in Cheshire and Manchester Piccadilly Station,

(b) in relation to the railway set out on the plans deposited in January 2022 in connection with the Bill in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments and the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons, its broad route alignment, and

(c) the fact that there are to be no new stations (other than Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport) on, or spurs (other than the spur from Hoo Green to the Parish of High Legh) from, the railway mentioned in sub-paragraph (b).

(5) The Committee shall have power to consider any amendments proposed by the member in charge of the Bill which, if the Bill were a private bill, could not be made except upon petition for additional provision.

(6) Paragraph (5) applies only so far as the amendments proposed by the member in charge of the Bill fall within the principle of the Bill as provided for by paragraphs (3) and (4) above.

That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.

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

Up to 90 minutes (after commencement of proceedings on the Business of the House (Today) Motion if agreed to by the House)

Secretary Grant Shapps

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

Suspension at end of current Session

(1) Further proceedings on the Bill shall be suspended from the day on which this Session of Parliament ends (“the current Session”) until the next Session of Parliament (“Session 2023–24”).

(2) If a Bill is presented in Session 2023–24 in the same terms as those in which the Bill stood when proceedings on it were suspended in the current Session—

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

(b) the Standing Orders and practice of the House applicable to the Bill, so far as complied with or dispensed with in the current Session or in the previous Session of Parliament (“Session 2021–22”), shall be deemed to have been complied with or (as the case may be) dispensed with in Session 2023–24;

(c) any resolution relating to the Habitats Regulations that is passed by the House in the current Session in relation to the Bill shall be deemed to have been passed by the House in Session 2023–24;

(d) the Bill shall be dealt with in accordance with—

(i) paragraph (3), if proceedings in Select Committee were not completed when proceedings on the Bill were suspended,

(ii) paragraph (4), if proceedings in Public Bill Committee were begun but not completed when proceedings on the Bill were suspended,

(iii) paragraph (5), if the Bill was waiting to be considered when proceedings on it were suspended,

(iv) paragraph (6), if the Bill was waiting for third reading when proceedings on it were suspended, or

(v) paragraph (7), if the Bill has been read the third reading time and sent to the House of Lords.

(3) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall stand committed to a Select Committee of such Members as were members of the Committee when proceedings on the Bill were suspended in the current Session;

(b) any instruction of the House to the Committee in the current Session shall be an instruction to the Committee on the Bill in Session 2023–24;

(c) all petitions submitted in the current Session which stand referred to the Committee and which have not been withdrawn, and any petition submitted between the day on which the current Session ends and the day on which proceedings on the Bill are resumed in Session 2023–24 in accordance with this Order, shall stand referred to the Committee in Session 2023–24;

(d) any minutes of evidence taken and any papers laid before the Committee in the current Session shall stand referred to the Committee in Session 2023–24;

(e) only those petitions mentioned in sub-paragraph (c), and any petition which may be submitted to the Private Bill Office and in which the petitioners complain of any amendment proposed by the member in charge of the Bill which, if the Bill were a private bill, could not be made except upon petition for additional provision or of any matter which has arisen during the progress of the Bill before the Committee in Session 2023–24, shall stand referred to the Committee;

(f) any petitioners whose petitions stand referred to the Committee in Session 2023–24 shall, subject to the rules and orders of the House, be entitled to be heard upon their petition by themselves, their counsel, representatives or parliamentary agents provided that the petition is prepared and signed in conformity with the rules and orders of the House; and the Member in charge of the Bill shall be entitled to be heard through counsel or agents in favour of the Bill against any such petition;

(g) the Committee shall require any hearing in relation to a petition mentioned in sub-paragraph (f) above to take place in person, unless exceptional circumstances apply;

(h) in applying the rules of the House in relation to parliamentary agents, any reference to a petitioner in person shall be treated as including a reference to a duly authorised member or officer of an organisation, group or body;

(i) the Committee shall have power to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place, and to report from day to day minutes of evidence taken before it;

(j) the Committee shall have power to make special reports from time to time;

(k) three shall be the quorum of the Committee.

(4) If this paragraph applies, the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and to have been re-committed to a Public Bill Committee.

(5) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Public Bill Committee, and

(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for consideration.

(6) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Public Bill Committee and to have been considered, and

(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for third reading.

(7) If this paragraph applies, the Bill shall be deemed to have passed through all its stages in this House.

Suspension at end of this Parliament

(8) If proceedings on the Bill are resumed in accordance with paragraph 2 but are not completed before the end of Session 2023–24, further proceedings on the Bill shall be suspended from the day on which that Session ends until the first Session of the next Parliament (“Session 2024–25”).

(9) If a Bill is presented in Session 2024–25 in the same terms as those in which the Bill stood when proceedings on it were suspended in Session 2023–24—

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

(b) the Standing Orders and practice of the House applicable to the Bill, so far as complied with or dispensed with in Session 2023–24 or in the current session or in Session 2021–22, shall be deemed to have been complied with or (as the case may be) dispensed with in Session 2024–25;

(c) any resolution relating to the Habitats Regulations that is passed by the House in Session 2023–24 or in the current session in relation to the Bill shall be deemed to have been passed by the House in Session 2024–25;

(d) the Bill shall be dealt with in accordance with—

(i) paragraph (10), if proceedings in Select Committee were not completed when proceedings on the Bill were suspended,

(ii) paragraph (11), if proceedings in Public Bill Committee were begun but not completed when proceedings on the Bill were suspended,

(iii) paragraph (12), if the Bill was waiting to be considered when proceedings on it were suspended,

(iv) paragraph (13), if the Bill was waiting for third when proceedings on it were suspended, or

(v) paragraph (14), if the Bill has been read the third time and sent to the House of Lords.

(10) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall stand committed to a Select Committee of such Members as were members of the Committee when proceedings on the Bill were suspended in Session 2023–24;

(b) any instruction of the House to the Committee in the current Session or in Session 2023–24 shall be an instruction to the Committee on the Bill in Session 2024–25;

(c) all petitions submitted in the current Session or in Session 2023–24 which stand referred to the Committee and which have not been withdrawn, and any petition submitted between the day on which the Session 2023–24 ends and the day on which proceedings on the Bill are resumed in Session 2024–25 in accordance with this Order, shall stand referred to the Committee in Session 2024–25;

(d) any minutes of evidence taken and any papers laid before the Committee in Session 2023–24 or in the current session shall stand referred to the Committee in Session 2024–25;

(e) only those petitions mentioned in sub-paragraph (c), and any petition which may be submitted to the Private Bill Office and in which the petitioners complain of any amendment proposed by the member in charge of the Bill which, if the Bill were a private bill, could not be made except upon petition for additional provision or of any matter which has arisen during the progress of the Bill before the Committee in Session 2024–25, shall stand referred to the Committee;

(f) any petitioners whose petitions stand referred to the Committee in Session 2024–25 shall, subject to the rules and orders of the House, be entitled to be heard upon their petition by themselves, their counsel, representatives or parliamentary agents provided that the petition is prepared and signed in conformity with the rules and orders of the House; and the Member in charge of the Bill shall be entitled to be heard through counsel or agents in favour of the Bill against any such petition;

(g) the Committee shall require any hearing in relation to a petition mentioned in sub-paragraph (f) above to take place in person, unless exceptional circumstances apply;

(h) in applying the rules of the House in relation to parliamentary agents, any reference to a petitioner in person shall be treated as including a reference to a duly authorised member or officer of an organisation, group or body;

(i) the Committee shall have power to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place, and to report from day to day minutes of evidence taken before it;

(j) the Committee shall have power to make special reports from time to time;

(k) three shall be the quorum of the Committee.

(11) If this paragraph applies, the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and to have been re-committed to a Public Bill Committee.

(12) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Public Bill Committee, and

(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for consideration.

(13) If this paragraph applies—

(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Public Bill Committee and to have been considered, and

(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for third reading.

(14) If this paragraph applies, the Bill shall be deemed to have passed through all its stages in this House.

Other

(15) In paragraphs (1) and (8) above, references to further proceedings do not include proceedings under Standing Order 224A(8) (deposit of supplementary environmental information).

(16) In paragraphs (3) and (10) above, references to the submission of a petition are to its submission electronically, by post or in person.

(17) In paragraphs (2) and (9) above, references to the Habitats Regulations are to the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017.

That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.

8. POSITIONS FOR WHICH ADDITIONAL SALARIES ARE PAYABLE FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 4A(2) OF THE PARLIAMENTARY STANDARDS ACT 2009

Up to 90 minutes (after commencement of proceedings on the Business of the House (Today) Motion if agreed to by the House)

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the Order of the House of 19 March 2013 (Positions for which additional salaries are payable for the purposes of section 4A(2) of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009) be amended, in paragraph (1)(a), by inserting, in the appropriate place, “the Select Committee on the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill”.

9. Electricity

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Warm Home Discount (England and Wales) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 12 May, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

10. National Health Service

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Edward Argar

That the draft National Health Service (Integrated Care Boards: Exceptions to Core Responsibility) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 11 May, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

11. Health and Personal Social Services

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Brandon Lewis

That the Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 554), a copy of which was laid before this House on 19 May, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS

No debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153)

Universal Credit deductions: David Linden

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

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

Illegal off-road biking in Islwyn: Chris Evans

Business Today: Westminster Hall

ORDER OF BUSINESS

The sitting will last for up to three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1))

4.30pm

That this House has considered e-petition 593775, relating to the use of cages for farmed animals: Matt Vickers, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subject for this debate was 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)).

Written Statements

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1.Further support for business as they transition to the new UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking regime

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

2.Government response to ‘Data: a new direction’ consultation

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

3.Evaluation and Purchase of Antimicrobials

4.Women’s Health Ambassador

Secretary of State for Transport

5.HS2 Phase 2b WL Crewe - Manchester Supplement to the Update on the SOBC

6.Restoring Your Railway Update

7.Transport Update

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

8.Office for Nuclear Regulation: Corporate Plan 2022/2023

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

Select Committees

Scottish Affairs Committee

Subject: Secretary of State for Scotland 20 June 2022

Witnesses: 3.00pm: Rt Hon Alister Jack MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, Iain Stewart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Scotland), The Lord Offord of Garvel, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and Laurence Rockey, Director, Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland

Room 8
2.30pm (private), 3.00pm (public)

Treasury Committee

Room 5
3.00pm (private)

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

Subject: Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Victoria Hills, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute; Dr Hugh Ellis, Director of Policy, Town and Country Planning Association; Christopher Young QC

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

Public Accounts Committee

Subject: Electronic Monitoring programme

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Antonia Romeo, Permanent Secretary, and James McEwen, Chief Operating Officer, Ministry of Justice; Dr Jo Farrar, Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Barton, Senior Responsible Owner, Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

Administration Committee

Subject: General Election Planning and Services

Witnesses: 4.50pm: Nick de Bois CBE, Former Member of Parliament; Stephen Gethins, Former Member of Parliament; Mr Mark Prisk, Former Member of Parliament

Room 6
4.30pm (private), 4.50pm (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)

Joint Committees

Environment and Climate Change Committee & Environmental Audit Committee

Subject: COP15: the international biodiversity conference

Witnesses: 3.30pm: Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of State, and The Right Hon. the Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, Minister for the Pacific and the International Environment, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Room 4A
3.15pm (private), 3.30pm (public), 5.30pm (private)

Public Bill Committees

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Programming Sub Committee

Room 11
5.00pm (private)

Delegated Legislation Committees

First Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft Local Government (Exclusion of Non-commercial Considerations) (England) Order 2022

Room 12
4.30pm (public)

Second Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022

Room 9
6.00pm (public)

Committee Reports Published Today

ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS

1st Special Report: Tree Planting - Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2021-22 HC 323
Time of publication: 11.00am

Announcements

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES

Tuesday 28 June to Monday 4 July (deadline Wednesday 22 June 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

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 23 June.

Tuesday 5 July to Monday 11 July (deadline Wednesday 29 June 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

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 30 June.

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 28 and Wednesday 29 June (deadline Monday 20 June 10.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Education, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Home Office, International Trade, Justice, Northern Ireland, Wales

Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 July (deadline Monday 27 June 10.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Cabinet Office, Defence, Health and Social Care, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Scotland, Transport, Treasury, Women and Equalities, Work and Pensions

Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July (deadline Monday 4 July 10.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Education, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Home Office, International Trade, Justice, Northern Ireland, Wales

DETERMINATION OF BUSINESS BY THE BACKBENCH BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Thursday 23 June in the Chamber

General debate on the future of Motor Neurone Disease: Andrew Lewer, Mr Steve Baker, Jessica Morden

Thursday 23 June in Westminster Hall

General debate on the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on people with heart and circulatory diseases: Jim Shannon

Tuesday 28 June in Westminster Hall

General debate on the matter of the UK-hosted International Conference on the Freedom of Religion or Belief: Fiona Bruce [R]

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.

TUESDAY 21 JUNE

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

OPPOSITION DAY (3RD ALLOTTED DAY): SUBJECT TO BE ANNOUNCED

Notes:

The selection of the matter to be debated will be made by the Leader of the Opposition.

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That Matt Vickers be discharged from the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee and Sara Britcliffe be added.

Petitions Committee

Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That Katherine Fletcher be discharged from the Petitions Committee and Scott Benton be added.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Battersea funfair disaster and child trauma support services: Marsha De Cordova

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered World Press Freedom Day 2022: Damian Collins [R]

Notes:

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

11.00am That this House has considered SEND services in Carshalton and Wallington: Elliot Colburn

Notes:

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

2.30pm That this House has considered sentencing of repeat offenders: Grahame Morris

4.00pm That this House has considered increasing equality of economic opportunities in south east Wakefield: Jon Trickett

4.30pm That this House has considered the future of community pharmacies: Peter Dowd

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)).

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

SOCIAL SECURITY (ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS) BILL: ALLOCATION OF TIME MOTION

Secretary Thérèse Coffey

That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill:

Timetable

(1)(a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken at today’s sitting in accordance with this Order.

(b) Proceedings on Second Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion four hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.

(c) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion six hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.

Timing of proceedings and Questions to be put

(2)When the Bill has been read a second time:

(a) it shall, despite Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of bills not subject to a programme order), stand committed to a Committee of the whole House without any Question being put;

(b) proceedings on the Bill shall stand postponed while the Question is put, in accordance with Standing Order No. 52(1) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), on any financial resolution relating to the Bill;

(c) on the conclusion of proceedings on any financial resolution relating to the Bill, proceedings on the Bill shall be resumed and the Speaker shall leave the Chair whether or not notice of an Instruction has been given.

(3)(a) On the conclusion of proceedings in Committee of the whole House, the Chair shall report the Bill to the House without putting any Question.

(b) If the Bill is reported with amendments, the House shall proceed to consider the Bill as amended without any Question being put.

(4)For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (1), the Chair or Speaker shall forthwith put the following Questions in the same order as they would fall to be put if this Order did not apply:

(a) any Question already proposed from the chair;

(b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed;

(c) the Question on any amendment, new Clause or new Schedule selected by the Chair or Speaker for separate decision;

(d) the Question on any amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;

(e) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded;

and shall not put any other questions, other than the question on any motion described in paragraph (11)(a) of this Order.

(5)On a Motion so made for a new Clause or a new Schedule, the Chair or Speaker shall put only the Question that the Clause or Schedule be added to the Bill.

(6)If two or more Questions would fall to be put under paragraph (4)(d) on successive amendments moved or Motions made by a Minister of the Crown, the Chair or Speaker shall instead put a single Question in relation to those amendments or Motions.

(7)If two or more Questions would fall to be put under paragraph (4)(e) in relation to successive provisions of the Bill, the Chair shall instead put a single Question in relation to those provisions, except that the Question shall be put separately on any Clause of or Schedule to the Bill which a Minister of the Crown has signified an intention to leave out.

Other proceedings

(8)Provision may be made for the taking and bringing to a conclusion of any other proceedings on the Bill.

Miscellaneous

(9)Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings on the Bill.

(10)Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

(11)(a) No Motion shall be made, except by a Minister of the Crown, to alter the order in which any proceedings on the Bill are taken, to recommit the Bill or to vary or supplement the provisions of this Order.

(b) No notice shall be required of such a Motion.

(c) Such a Motion may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly.

(d) The Question on such a Motion shall be put forthwith; and any proceedings suspended under sub-paragraph (c) shall thereupon be resumed.

(e) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings on such a Motion.

(12)(a) No dilatory Motion shall be made in relation to proceedings to which this Order applies except by a Minister of the Crown.

(b) The Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

(13)(a) The start of any debate under Standing Order No. 24 (Emergency debates) to be held on a day on which the Bill has been set down to be taken as an Order of the Day shall be postponed until the conclusion of any proceedings on that day to which this Order applies.

(b) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply in respect of any such debate.

(14)Proceedings to which this Order applies shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

(15)(a) Any private business which has been set down for consideration at a time falling after the commencement of proceedings on this Order or on the Bill on a day on which the Bill has been set down to be taken as an Order of the Day shall, instead of being considered as provided by Standing Orders or by any Order of the House, be considered at the conclusion of the proceedings on the Bill on that day.

(b) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to the private business so far as necessary for the purpose of securing that the business may be considered for a period of three hours.

Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill: Second Reading

Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill: Money

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) a sum not exceeding £326 to anyone who is entitled, in respect of 25 May 2022, to—

(a) universal credit or state pension credit,

(b) an income-based jobseeker’s allowance, an income-related employment and support allowance or income support, or

(c) working tax credit or child tax credit;

(2) a sum not exceeding £324 to anyone who is entitled, in respect of a day after 25 May 2022 and not later than 31 October 2022, to a benefit mentioned in paragraph (1);

(3) a sum which, together with any sum paid as mentioned in paragraph (1) or (2), does not exceed £650 to anyone who receives a working tax credit or child tax credit of at least £26 in the tax year 2022- 23;

(4) a sum not exceeding £150 to anyone who is entitled, in respect of 25 May 2022, to—

(a) a disability living allowance,

(b) a personal independence payment,

(c) an attendance allowance or a constant attendance allowance,

(d) an adult or child disability payment,

(e) an armed forces independence payment, or

(f) a mobility supplement.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

ALL REMAINING STAGES OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY (ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS) BILL

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

VAT on defibrillators: Ruth Edwards

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered the Homes for Ukraine scheme and child refugees: Tulip Siddiq

11.00am That this House has considered procurement and the UK defence industry: Fay Jones

Notes:

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

2.30pm That this House has considered NHS dentistry in England: Derek Thomas

4.00pm That this House has considered the financial effects of building safety remediation on leaseholders: Shabana Mahmood

4.30pm That this House has considered Anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in football: Theresa Villiers

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 23 JUNE

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

Afterwards

BACKBENCH BUSINESS

The future of Motor Neurone Disease

Andrew Lewer

Mr Steve Baker

Jessica Morden

That this House has considered the future of Motor Neurone Disease.

Notes:

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

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Fuel poverty in Manchester Gorton: Afzal Khan

WESTMINSTER HALL

1.30pm That this House has considered the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on people with heart and circulatory diseases: Jim Shannon

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

MONDAY 27 JUNE

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Afterwards

NORTHERN IRELAND TROUBLES (LEGACY AND RECONCILIATION) BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 2)

Secretary Brandon Lewis

That the Order of 24 May 2022 (Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill: Programme) be varied as follows:

(1) Paragraphs (2), (3) and (4) of the Order shall be omitted.

(2) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed in two days.

(3) Proceedings in Committee—

(a) shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table, and

(b) shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

Clause 1; new Clauses relating to Part 1; new Schedules relating to Part 1; Clause 2; Schedule 1; Clauses 3 to 6; Schedule 2; Clauses 7 to 9; Schedule 3; Clauses 10 to 14; Schedule 4; Clauses 15 to 25; Schedules 5 and 6; Clauses 26 and 27; Schedule 7; Clauses 28 to 32; new Clauses relating to Part 2; new Schedules relating to Part 2

The moment of interruption on the first day.

Clauses 33 to 38; Schedules 8 and 9; Clause 39; Schedule 10; Clauses 40 and 41; Schedule 11; new Clauses relating to Part 3; new Schedules relating to Part 3; Clauses 42 to 50; new Clauses relating to Part 4; new Schedules relating to Part 4; Clause 51; Schedule 12; Clauses 52 to 57; new Clauses relating to Part 5; new Schedules relating to Part 5; remaining proceedings on the Bill

One hour before the moment of interruption on the second day.

(4) Any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken on the second day and shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND TROUBLES (LEGACY AND RECONCILIATION) BILL (DAY 1)

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Soft plastic recycling in South Gloucestershire: Luke Hall

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 597715, relating to the school week: Catherine McKinnell, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subject for this debate was 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 28 JUNE

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Afterwards

CONCLUSION OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE AND REMAINING STAGES OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND TROUBLES (LEGACY AND RECONCILIATION) BILL

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered the matter of the UK-hosted International Conference on the Freedom of Religion or Belief: Fiona Bruce [R]

Notes:

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

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

THURSDAY 30 JUNE

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

10.15am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

MONDAY 4 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 604383, relating to assisted dying: Tonia Antoniazzi, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subject for this debate was 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 5 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

WEDNESDAY 6 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

THURSDAY 7 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

10.00am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

10.10am Questions to the Attorney General

MONDAY 11 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 602285, relating to the use of real bearskin hats by the Queen’s Guards: Martyn Day, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subject for this debate was 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 12 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Afterwards

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS

Water meters for park homes: Mrs Sheryll Murray

WEDNESDAY 13 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities

11.53am Topical Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

THURSDAY 14 JULY

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Minister for the Cabinet Office

10.15am Topical Questions to the Minister for the Cabinet Office

FRIDAY 15 JULY

CHAMBER

Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stuart C McDonald

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dean Russell

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Shark Fins Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Christina Rees

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

MONDAY 18 JULY

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 592642, relating to BTEC qualifications: Marsha De Cordova, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subject for this debate was 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)).

FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER

CHAMBER

Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dan Jarvis

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Carer’s Leave Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Wendy Chamberlain

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Wera Hobhouse

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

CHAMBER

Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Greg Smith

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Offenders (Day of Release from Detention) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mark Jenkinson

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Dyslexia Screening and Teacher Training Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Matt Hancock

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 28 OCTOBER

CHAMBER

Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sir Mark Hendrick

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Yasmin Qureshi

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Sally-Ann Hart

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

Supported Housing (Regulatory Oversight) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Bob Blackman

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Terminal Illness (Support and Rights) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Alex Cunningham

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER

CHAMBER

Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Dr Liam Fox

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Henry Smith

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER

CHAMBER

Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Greg Clark

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Child Support (Enforcement) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Claire Coutinho

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

Powers of Attorney Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stephen Metcalfe

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

FRIDAY 20 JANUARY 2023

CHAMBER

Online Sale of Goods (Safety) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ian Mearns

Notes:

Bill not yet printed.

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. 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 in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

2. 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 a previous Session of Parliament, be approved.

3. 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 in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

4. Construction

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 11 May, be approved.

5. Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill: Second Reading

6. Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 11 May, be approved.

7. Energy

Kemi Badenoch

That the draft Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 11 May, be approved.

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

Notes:

For amendments, see separate paper (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill). 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).

9. Regulatory Reform

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the draft Legislative Reform (Provision of Information etc. Relating to Disabilities) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 12 May, be approved.

Notes:

A 40-day period must elapse before the motion to approve this draft order can be moved in the House.

10. Animals

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Animal Welfare (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 19 May, be approved.

11. Modern Slavery

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Slavery and Human Trafficking (Definition of Victim) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 23 May, be approved.

12. Local Government

Kemi Badenoch

That the draft Local Government (Exclusion of Non-commercial Considerations) (England) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 25 May, be approved.

13. Local Government

Kemi Badenoch

That the draft Local Authority and Combined Authority Elections (Nomination of Candidates) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 6 June, be approved.

14. Pensions

Guy Opperman

That the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Governance and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 6 June, be approved.

15. Plant Health

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Plant Health etc. (Miscellaneous Fees) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 6 June, be approved.

16. Building and Buildings

Stuart Andrew

That the draft Building Safety (Leaseholder Protections) (Information etc.) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 7 June, 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 Common Agricultural Policy (Cross-Compliance Exemptions and Transitional Regulation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 7 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

18. Customs

Lucy Frazer

That the Customs (Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 615), a copy of which was laid before this House on 7 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

19. United Kingdom Internal Market

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 9 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

20. Police

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Police Act 1996 (Amendment and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 9 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

21. Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Second Reading

Notes:

Queen’s consent to be signified on Third Reading.

22. Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Money

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, it is expedient to authorise:

(1)the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by a Minister of the Crown, government department or other public authority, and

any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable by virtue of any other Act out of money so provided;

(2)any other charge on the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund, or any other charge on the public revenue, arising by virtue of the Act.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

23. Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Ways and Means

Lucy Frazer

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, it is expedient to authorise:

(1)any taxation, fees or charges or any other charge on the people arising by virtue of the Act;

(2)the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund.

24. Defence

Leo Docherty

That the draft Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 13 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

25. Financial Services

John Glen

That the draft Financial Services Act 2021 (Prudential Regulation of Credit Institutions and Investment Firms) (Consequential Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 13 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

26. Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill: Second Reading

27. Armorial Bearings, Ensigns and Flags

Secretary Brandon Lewis

That the draft Flags (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 15 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

28. Financial Services

John Glen

That the draft Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 15 June, be approved.

Notes:

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

29. COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS

Mark Spencer

That, in accordance with Standing Order No. 149A, Victoria Smith be appointed as a lay member of the Committee on Standards for a period of six years, with immediate effect.

30. SPEAKER’S CONFERENCE

Mark Spencer

That this House considers that it is desirable to consider the employment conditions of Members’ staff in order to ensure a more inclusive and respectful working environment, and accordingly agrees that the following Order be made:

(1)There shall be a committee to be known as the Speaker’s Conference which shall consist of the Speaker, who shall be Chair, and up to 14 other Members appointed by the Speaker.

(2)The Speaker shall appoint one or more of the members of the Conference to act as vice-Chair in his absence.

(3)The Conference shall consider and make recommendations upon the contractual arrangements for the employment of Members’ staff.

(4)Notwithstanding any Standing Order of this House, the Conference shall conduct its proceedings in such manner as the Speaker shall determine.

(5)The Conference, and any sub committees thereof that the Speaker shall appoint, shall have power—

(a) to send for persons, papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House and to adjourn from place to place;

(b) to report from time to time;

(c) to appoint legal advisers, and to appoint specialist advisers either to supply information which is not readily available or to elucidate matters of complexity within the committee’s order of reference.

(6)The Conference shall produce its first report to the House, which shall include a description of the principles underpinning its work, no later than 31 October 2022.

(7)The quorum of the Conference shall be five.

(8)This Order shall have effect until the end of the current Parliament.

Notes:

The Accounting Officer has prepared a memorandum on the financial consequences of this motion, pursuant to Standing Order No. 22C(2). Copies are available from the Vote Office and on the Business Papers page of the website.

31. Highways

Stuart Andrew

That the draft Business and Planning Act 2020 (Pavement Licences) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 16 June, be approved.

Notes:

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