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Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 23 June 2022

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 09.30 am.

Prayers

1 Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

(2) the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners, the right hon. Member representing the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, and the hon. Member representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

2Urgent Question: British Council contractors in Afghanistan (Vicky Ford)

3Business Question (Leader of the House)

4Backbench Business

Resolved, That this House has considered the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people with heart and circulatory diseases.—(Jim Shannon.)

5Adjournment

Subject: Department for Work and Pensions office closures (Chris Stephens)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gareth Johnson.)

Adjourned at 1.33 pm until Monday 27 June.

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

6Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to provide for certain social security rules which apply where life expectancy is 6 months or less to apply instead where life expectancy is 12 months or less, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

First Reading and Printing of Lords Bills

7Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Monday 27 June, and to be printed (Bill 118), with Explanatory Notes (Bill 118-EN).

General Committees: Reports

8Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee

Mrs Sheryll Murray (Chair) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

9Online Safety Bill Committee

Sir Roger Gale (Chair) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and members of Programming Sub-Committees, and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Committee of Selection nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

10Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill

Chairs: Esther McVey and Graham Stringer

11First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Mr Virendra Sharma

12Second Delegated Legislation Committee (The Customs (Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 615))

Chair: Yvonne Fovargue

13Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Local Authority and Combined Authority Elections (Nomination of Candidates) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Mrs Maria Miller

14Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Contracts for Difference (Allocation) and Electricity Market Reform (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

1) Chair: Mr Laurence Roberstson

2) Members: Mr Richard Holden and Jessica Morden discharged and Bim Afolami and Liz Twist nominated in substitution.

15Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2022)

1) Chair: James Gray

2) Members: Jonathan Reynolds and Liz Twist discharged and Bill Esterson and Jessica Morden nominated in substitution.

16Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Slavery and Human Trafficking (Definition of Victim) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Hannah Bardell

Select Committees: Reports

17Backbench Business Committee

Determination of business to be taken on Thursday 30 June in the Chamber, and Thursday 30 June and Tuesday 5 July in Westminster Hall (Ian Mearns).

18Foreign Affairs Committee

Responding to illicit and emerging forms of finance: Written evidence, to be published (HC 168) (Tom Tugendhat).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Environmental Protection

Draft Chemicals (Health and Safety) Trade and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Chloe Smith)

2Health Services

Draft Health and Social Care Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Brandon Lewis)

3Road Traffic

Draft Drivers’ Hours, Tachographs, International Road Haulage and Licensing of Operators (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

4Electronic Communications

Television Licences (Disclosure of Information) Act 2000 (Prescription of Information) Order 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 693), dated 21 June 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Julia Lopez)

5Health Care and Associated Professions

General Pharmaceutical Council (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 697), dated 21 June 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

Other papers

6Bank of England

(1) Report and Accounts of the Bank of England Asset Purchase Facility Fund Limited for the year ended 28 February 2022, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 332) (Mr Simon Clarke)

(2) Report and Accounts of the Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility Limited for the year ended 28 February 2022, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 342) (Mr Simon Clarke)

(3) Report and Accounts of the Bank of England for the year ended 28 February 2022 (by Command) (Mr Simon Clarke)

7Environment

Office for Environmental Protection: Our Strategy (by Act) (Clerk of the House)

8European Union (Withdrawal)

Report of the Bank of England on the exercise of sub-delegated powers under The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 in the year ended 28 February 2022 (by Act) (John Glen)

9Financial Services and Markets

Report of the Prudential Regulation Authority for the year ended 28 February 2022 (by Act) (John Glen)

10Independent Expert Panel

Report by the Independent Expert Panel: The Conduct of Ms Patricia Gibson MP (by Standing Order), to be printed (HC 505) (Clerk of the House)

11Justice and Security (Northern Ireland)

Fourteenth report of the Independent Reviewer of the Justice And Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 for the year ended 31 July 2021 (by Act) (Secretary Brandon Lewis)

12Legal Services

Report and Accounts of the Legal Services Board for 2021–22, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 297) (Dominic Raab)

13Life Chances

Report of the Social Mobility Commission: State of the Nation 2022: A fresh approach to social mobility (by Act) (Secretary Elizabeth Truss)

14National Health Service

Report and Accounts of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust for 2021–22 (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

15National Lottery

Report and Accounts of the National Lottery Distribution Fund Investment Account for 2021–22, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 403) (Clerk of the House)

16Supply Estimates 2022–23

Central Government Supply Estimates 2022-23: Main Supply Estimates (by Command), to be printed (HC 396) (Lucy Frazer)

Withdrawn papers

17Supply Estimates 2022–23

Central Government Supply Estimates: Main Supply Estimates for 2022–23 (HC 53) (laid 12 May)