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Votes and Proceedings
Friday 11 September 2020

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Speaker’s Statement: Anniversary of 11 September 2001

2Motion to sit in private

Mike Wood moved, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163).

The House divided.

Division No. 92

Ayes: 0 (Tellers: Mike Wood, Kevin Hollinrake)

Noes: 76 (Tellers: Stuart Andrew, Michael Tomlinson)

Question accordingly negatived.

3Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill be now read a second time.

Motion, by leave, withdrawn.

Bill withdrawn.

4Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) (No. 2) Bill be now read a second time.

At 2.30 pm proceedings were interrupted (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Debate to be resumed on Friday 25 September.

5Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 September.

6Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 September.

7Public Advocate (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Public Advocate (No. 2) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 16 October.

8Pedicabs (London) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Pedicabs (London) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 September.

9Employment (Dismissal and Re-employment) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Employment (Dismissal and Re-employment) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 30 October.

10Sexual Offences (Sports Coaches) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Sexual Offences (Sports Coaches) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 October.

11Magistrates (Retirement Age) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Magistrates (Retirement Age) Bill be now read a second time.

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 September.

12Adjournment

Subject: Sentencing for child cruelty offences (Tom Tugendhat)

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.) 

House adjourned without Question put (Standing Order No. 9(7)).

Adjourned at 3.02 pm until Monday 14 September.

Other Proceedings

Reports from Select Committees

13Education Committee

Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills relating to apprenticeship redundancies: Written evidence, to be published (Robert Halfon).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Public Health

Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 13) Regulations 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 980), dated 11 September 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

2Sports Grounds and Sporting Events

Football Spectators (Seating) Order 2020 (SI, 2020, No. 982), dated 11 September 2020 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Nigel Huddleston)

Other papers

3Medical

Report of Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service for 2019 (by Act) (Secretary Matt Hancock)

SPEAKER’S CERTIFICATES

Proxy Voting (Medical or public health reasons connected with the pandemic)

1. New proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy and the Resolutions of the House of 28 January 2019, 16 January, 4 and 10 June, and 20 July 2020, that the Members listed in the table below are eligible to have a proxy vote cast on their behalf by the nominated proxy listed in the table below, starting on the date specified below and ending on Tuesday 28 September, unless the House otherwise orders. 

Member

From

Proxy

Shabana Mahmood

14 September 2020

Chris Elmore

Mr David Davis

14 September 2020

Stuart Andrew

Ellie Reeves

14 September 2020

Chris Elmore

Mr Ranil Jayawardena

14 September 2020

Stuart Andrew

Alberto Costa

14 September 2020

Stuart Andrew

Mr Khalid Mahmood

14 September 2020

John Spellar

Stewart Malcolm McDonald

14 September 2020

Patrick Grady

Mr Clive Betts

14 September 2020

Chris Elmore

Tulip Siddiq

15 September 2020

Chris Elmore

Judith Cummins

21 September 2020

Chris Elmore

 

2. Ending proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of the temporary Standing Order on voting by proxy and the Resolutions of the House of 28 January 2019, 16 January, 4 and 10 June, and 20 July 2020, that the following Members have given notice that they wish to end their proxy voting arrangements with effect from when the Speaker takes the Chair on the dates specified below: 

Member

From

Rehman Chishti

14 September 2020

Stephen Farry

14 September 2020

Mike Freer

14 September 2020

Dr Caroline Johnson

14 September 2020

Stephen Metcalfe

14 September 2020

Edward Miliband

14 September 2020

Lucy Powell

14 September 2020

Gareth Thomas

14 September 2020