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Votes and Proceedings
Monday 7 November 2022

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Chamber business

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Selection

Ordered, That Craig Whittaker and Nigel Huddleston be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Marcus Jones and Steve Double be added.—(Rebecca Harris.)

2Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

3Speaker’s Statement: Waiver of sub judice rule in relation to Manston asylum centre

4Urgent Question: Asylum seekers: accommodation and safeguarding (Robert Jenrick)

5Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill: Programme (No. 2)

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the Order of 25 October (Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill: Programme) be varied as follows—

In paragraph (2) of the Order (Conclusion of proceedings in Public Bill Committee) for “Tuesday 22 November” substitute “Tuesday 29 November”.—(Secretary Michael Gove.)

Question agreed to.

6Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Bill read a second time.

7Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]: Programme

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]—

Committal

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

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

(2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 13 December 2022.

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

Proceedings on Consideration and on Third Reading

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

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

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

Other proceedings

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

Question agreed to.

8Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]: Money

King’s Recommendation signified.

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

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

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

Question agreed to.

9Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]: Ways and Means

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the charging of fees.—(Nigel Huddleston).

Question agreed to.

10Statutory Instruments: Motions for Approval

(1) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the Alcohol Licensing (Coronavirus) (Regulatory Easements) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 978), dated 22 September 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 22 September, be approved.—(Nigel Huddleston).

Question agreed to.

(2) Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Football Spectators (Relevant Offences) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 5 September, be approved.—(Nigel Huddleston).

Question agreed to.

11Adjournment

Subject: Governance and financial sustainability of football clubs in England (Shabana Mahmood)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Nigel Huddleston).

Adjourned at 7.39 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Rules Relating to the Conduct of Members

12Procedural Protocol in respect of the Code of Conduct

Ordered, That the Procedural Protocol in respect of the Code of Conduct be printed (HC 875).

Changes to Notices Given

13Consumer Telephone Service Standards Bill

Order for second reading on Friday 3 March 2023, read and discharged.

General Committees: Reports

14First Delegated Legislation Committee

Mrs Sheryll Murray (Chair) reported the draft Merchant Shipping (Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships) Order 2022.

15Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Judith Cummins (Chair) reported the draft Nationality and Borders Act 2022 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2022.

16Third Delegated Legislation Committee

Stewart Hosie (Chair) reported the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2022.

General Committees: Appointments

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

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

17Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill Committee

Members: Bob Blackman and David Simmonds discharged and Mr Marcus Fysh and Mr David Jones nominated in substitution.

18Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (Programming Sub-Committee)

Members: Dr Luke Evans, Ms Nusrat Ghani, Mary Glindon, Joy Morrissey, Brendan O'Hara, Tom Randall and Alex Sobel

19First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Merchant Shipping (Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships) Order 2022)

Chair: Mrs Sheryll Murray in place of Sir Edward Leigh.

Members: Jo Churchill discharged and Dr Kieran Mullan nominated in substitution.

20Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2022)

Members: Danny Kruger and Joy Morrissey discharged and Stuart Anderson and David Johnston nominated in substitution.

21Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Financial Services (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022)

Members: Mark Fletcher, Helen Grant, Andrea Jenkyns and Tulip Siddiq discharged and Dr Caroline Johnson, Anthony Mangnall, James Murray and Mary Robinson nominated in substitution.

22Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Social Workers (Amendment and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2022)

Members: Steve Double discharged and Robbie Moore nominated in substitution.

23Second Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Nationality and Borders Act 2022 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2022)

Members: Mr John Baron, Robert Jenrick and Andrew Stephenson discharged and Shaun Bailey, Andrew Bridgen and Miss Sarah Dines nominated in substitution.

Select Committees: Reports relating to orders for printing made during the adjournment under Standing Order No. 137

Friday 4 November

24Home Affairs Committee

Correspondence with the Home Secretary relating to introducing a criminal offence for spiking: Written evidence, to be published (Clerk of the House).

Select Committees: Reports made on Monday 7 November

25Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

(1) Reforming the private rented sector: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 624);

(2) Correspondence from the Housing Ombudsman relating to its spotlight report on noise nuisance guidance: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Draft strategy and policy statement for the Electoral Commission: Written evidence, to be published (HC 672);

(Mr Clive Betts).

26Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) Creation of the UK Infrastructure Bank: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 45);

(2) Correspondence from the Department for Health and Social Care relating to gift notification for COVID-19 vaccine supply: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence relating to the Committee’s previous Reports: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence with HM Treasury: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Managing central government property: Written evidence, to be published (HC 48)

(Dame Meg Hillier).

27Treasury Committee

(1) Work of the Financial Conduct Authority: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 142);

(2) The Financial Services and Markets Bill: Written evidence, to be published (HC 756)

(Rushanara Ali).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 4.30 pm.

Debate on an e-petition (Standing Orders No. 10(1)(a) and No. 145A(7))

1Suspension of parental responsibility for people convicted of serious offences

Resolved, That this House has considered e-petition 614893, relating to suspension of parental responsibility for people convicted of serious offences.—(Mark Tami.)

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

Adjourned at 5.56 pm until tomorrow.

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 4 November under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Energy

(1) Energy Bill Relief Scheme and Energy Price Guarantee Pass-through Requirement and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1125), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

(2) Energy Bill Relief Scheme Pass-through Requirement (Heat Suppliers) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1124), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

2Agriculture

Feed Additives (Authorisations) (England) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1129), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Neil O'Brien)

3Energy

Energy Prices (Designated Domestic Price Reduction Schemes) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1123), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

4National Health Service

(1) National Health Service (Performers Lists) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1131), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Neil O'Brien)

(2) National Health Service (Primary Dental Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 1132), dated 3 November 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Neil O'Brien)

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 7 November

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

5Investigatory Powers

Draft Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Relevant Public Authorities and Designated Senior Officers) Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Suella Braverman)

6Social Security

Draft Social Security (Class 2 National Insurance Contributions Increase of Threshold) Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Victoria Atkins)

Other papers

7Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Minute, dated 7 November 2022, concerning a contingent liability relating to the Just Energy Transition Guarantee—South Africa (by Command) (Andrew Mitchell)

8Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Report and Accounts of the Education and Skills Funding Agency for 2021–22, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 814) (Robert Halfon)

(2) Report and Accounts of the National Infrastructure Commission for 2021–22, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 763) (James Cartlidge)

9HM Treasury

(1) HM Treasury Minute, dated 7 November 2022, concerning a contingent liability arising from the Asset Purchase Facility (by Command) (The Chancellor of the Exchequer)

(2) Treasury Minutes on the Eleventh, Twelfth and Seventeenth Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2022–23 (by Command) (CP 755) (James Cartlidge)

10Industrial Training

Report and Accounts of the Construction Industry Training Board for 2021–22, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 758) (Robert Halfon)

11Reserve Forces

Report under section 56(7) of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 on the renewal of a call-out order in support of HMG's Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities (by Act) (James Heappey)

SPEAKER'S CERTIFICATE

VOTING BY PROXY

1New proxy voting arrangement

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of Standing Order No. 39A (Voting by proxy), that Allan Dorans is eligible to have a proxy vote cast on his behalf, starting from 8 November and finishing on 30 April 2023. The nominated proxy is Owen Thompson.