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Votes and Proceedings
Friday 12 March 2021

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Motion to sit in private

Mike Amesbury moved, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163).

Question negatived.

2Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 2 proposed.—(Sir Christopher Chope.)

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

3Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed.

4British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

New Clause NC1—(Sir Christopher Chope)—brought up, and read the first time

Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

5British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill: Third Reading 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

6Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 1 proposed.—(Sir Christopher Chope.)

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.  

7Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill: Third Reading 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

8Forensic Science Regulator Bill (changed from Forensic Science Regulator and Biometrics Strategy Bill) (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

No amendments on consideration.

9Forensic Science Regulator Bill: Third Reading 

Bill read the third time, and passed. 

10Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 1 proposed.—(Sir Christopher Chope.)

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn. 

11Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill: Third Reading 

Bill read the third time, and passed. 

12Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

No amendments on consideration. 

13Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed. 

14Registers of Births and Deaths Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

At 2.30 pm, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the business (Standing Order No. 11(2)).

Ordered, That the Bill be further considered on Friday 19 March.

15Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill (Report Stage): Consideration of the Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee

No amendments on consideration.

16Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed. 

17Adjournment

Subject: National carers' strategy (Barbara Keeley)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(David Duguid.) 

Adjourned at 2.59 pm until Monday 15 March.

Other Proceedings

Lords Messages

18Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill

The Lords agree to the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill with Amendments to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

19Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill 

The Lords agree to the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill without amendment.

Printing of Lords Amendments

20Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill

Lords Amendments to the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill to be considered tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 274) with Explanatory Notes (Bill 274–EN).

Changes to Notices Given

21Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill

Bill withdrawn.

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Enforcement

Taking Control of Goods (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 300), dated 11 March 2021 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Robert Buckland)

SPEAKER'S CERTIFICATES

Voting by proxy

1. New pandemic proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of Standing Order No. 39A (Voting by proxy), as amended by the temporary Orders of 23 September 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic) and 3 November 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic (No. 2)) and extended by the Order of 22 October 2020, that the Members listed in the table below are eligible to have a proxy vote cast on their behalf by the nominated proxies listed in the table below, starting on the dates specified below and ending on Tuesday 30 March 2021, unless the arrangement is ended or the House otherwise orders. 

Member

From

Proxy

James Morris

15 March 

Stuart Andrew

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

15 March 

Ian Paisley

Jeff Smith

15 March 

Jeff Smith

Mike Freer

15 March

Stuart Andrew

2. Variation of existing pandemic proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of Standing Order No. 39A (Voting by proxy), as amended by the temporary Orders of 23 September 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic) and 3 November 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic (No. 2)) and extended by the Order of 22 October 2020, that the following Members have given notice that they wish to amend their proxy voting arrangement:

15 March 2021:

the nominated proxy for Gregory Campbell and Carla Lockhart will be Ian Paisley instead of Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson;

the nominated proxy for Beth Winter will be Bell Ribeiro-Addy instead of Chris Elmore; and

the nominated proxy for the following members will be Stuart Andrew instead of Mike Freer:

Nigel Adams

Kevin Foster

Mrs Maria Miller

Bim Afolami

Dr Liam Fox

Amanda Milling

Adam Afriyie

Mr Mark Francois

Nigel Mills

Imran Ahmad Khan

Lucy Frazer

Mr Andrew Mitchell

Nickie Aiken

George Freeman

Mr Gagan Mohindra

Peter Aldous

Richard Fuller

Damien Moore

Lucy Allan

Mr Marcus Fysh

Penny Mordaunt

Sir David Amess

Sir Roger Gale

David Morris

Stuart Anderson

Mark Garnier

Anne Marie Morris

Caroline Ansell

Ms Nusrat Ghani

Joy Morrissey

Edward Argar

Nick Gibb

Wendy Morton

Sarah Atherton

Peter Gibson

Holly Mumby-Croft

Victoria Atkins

Jo Gideon

David Mundell

Mr Richard Bacon

Dame Cheryl Gillan

Mrs Sheryll Murray

Gareth Bacon

John Glen

Dr Andrew Murrison

Kemi Badenoch

Mr Robert Goodwill

Sir Robert Neill

Shaun Bailey

Michael Gove

Lia Nici

Siobhan Baillie

Richard Graham

Caroline Nokes

Duncan Baker

Mrs Helen Grant

Jesse Norman

Harriett Baldwin

James Gray

Neil O'Brien

Steve Barclay

Chris Grayling

Dr Matthew Offord

Mr John Baron

Damian Green

Guy Opperman

Simon Baynes

Andrew Griffith

Neil Parish

Aaron Bell

Kate Griffiths

Priti Patel

Scott Benton

James Grundy

Mr Owen Paterson

Sir Paul Beresford

Jonathan Gullis

Mark Pawsey

Jake Berry

Robert Halfon

Sir Mike Penning

Saqib Bhatti

Luke Hall

John Penrose

Bob Blackman

Stephen Hammond

Chris Philp

Crispin Blunt

Matt Hancock

Christopher Pincher

Andrew Bowie

Greg Hands

Dr Dan Poulter

Karen Bradley

Mark Harper

Rebecca Pow

Ben Bradley

Rebecca Harris

Victoria Prentis

Suella Braverman

Trudy Harrison

Mark Pritchard

Jack Brereton

Simon Hart

Jeremy Quin

Andrew Bridgen

Sally-Ann Hart

Will Quince

Steve Brine

Sir John Hayes

Dominic Raab

Paul Bristow

Sir Oliver Heald

Tom Randall

Sara Britcliffe

James Heappey

John Redwood

James Brokenshire

Chris Heaton-Harris

Nicola Richards

Anthony Browne

Gordon Henderson

Angela Richardson

Fiona Bruce

Darren Henry

Rob Roberts

Felicity Buchan

Damian Hinds

Mr Laurence Robertson

Robert Buckland

Simon Hoare

Mary Robinson

Alex Burghart

Kevin Hollinrake

Andrew Rosindell

Conor Burns

Adam Holloway

Douglas Ross

Rob Butler

Paul Holmes

Lee Rowley

Alun Cairns

Paul Howell

Dean Russell

Andy Carter

John Howell

David Rutley

James Cartlidge

Nigel Huddleston

Selaine Saxby

Sir William Cash

Dr Neil Hudson

Paul Scully

Miriam Cates

Eddie Hughes

Bob Seely

Alex Chalk

Jane Hunt

Andrew Selous

Rehman Chishti

Jeremy Hunt

Grant Shapps

Jo Churchill

Mr Alister Jack

Alok Sharma

Greg Clark

Sajid Javid

Alec Shelbrooke

Theo Clarke

Mr Ranil Jayawardena

David Simmonds

Mr Simon Clarke

Sir Bernard Jenkin

Chris Skidmore

Brendan Clarke-Smith

Mark Jenkinson

Chloe Smith

Chris Clarkson

Andrea Jenkyns

Royston Smith

James Cleverly

Robert Jenrick

Julian Smith

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

Dr Caroline Johnson

Henry Smith

Dr Therese Coffey

Gareth Johnson

Greg Smith

Elliot Colburn

Boris Johnson

Amanda Solloway

Damian Collins

David Johnston

Dr Ben Spencer

Alberto Costa

Fay Jones

Alexander Stafford

Robert Courts

Mr David Jones

Andrew Stephenson

Claire Coutinho

Mr Marcus Jones

Jane Stevenson

Mr Geoffrey Cox

Simon Jupp

John Stevenson

Stephen Crabb

Daniel Kawczynski

Iain Stewart

Virginia Crosbie

Alicia Kearns

Bob Stewart

Tracey Crouch

Gillian Keegan

Sir Gary Streeter

James Daly

Sir Greg Knight

Mel Stride

Mims Davies

Julian Knight

Graham Stuart

Gareth Davies

Danny Kruger

Julian Sturdy

Philip Davies

Kwasi Kwarteng

Rishi Sunak

Dr James Davies

John Lamont

James Sunderland

David TC Davies

Robert Largan

Sir Robert Syms

Mr David Davis

Andrea Leadsom

Derek Thomas

Caroline Dinenage

Sir Edward Leigh

Edward Timpson

Miss Sarah Dines

Ian Levy

Kelly Tolhurst

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Andrew Lewer

Justin Tomlinson

Michelle Donelan

Brandon Lewis

Michael Tomlinson

Ms Nadine Dorries

Dr Julian Lewis

Craig Tracey

Steve Double

Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Oliver Dowden

Mark Logan

Laura Trott

Jackie Doyle-Price

Marco Longhi

Elizabeth Truss

Richard Drax

Julia Lopez

Tom Tugendhat

Mrs Flick Drummond

Jack Lopresti

Mr Shailesh Vara

James Duddridge

Mr Jonathan Lord

Martin Vickers

David Duguid

Tim Loughton

Theresa Villiers

Sir Iain Duncan Smith

Craig Mackinlay

Mr Robin Walker

Philip Dunne

Cherilyn Mackrory

Dr Ben Wallace

Mark Eastwood

Rachel Maclean

Dr Jamie Wallis

Ruth Edwards

Alan Mak

David Warburton

Jonathan Edwards

Kit Malthouse

Matt Warman

Michael Ellis

Scott Mann

Giles Watling

Mr Tobias Ellwood

Julie Marson

Suzanne Webb

Mrs Natalie Elphicke

Mrs Theresa May

Helen Whately

George Eustice

Jerome Mayhew

Mrs Heather Wheeler

Dr Luke Evans

Paul Maynard

Craig Whittaker

Sir David Evennett

Jason McCartney

Mr John Whittingdale

Michael Fabricant

Karl McCartney

Bill Wiggin

Laura Farris

Stephen McPartland

James Wild

Simon Fell

Esther McVey

Craig Williams

Margaret Ferrier

Mark Menzies

Gavin Williamson

Katherine Fletcher

Johnny Mercer

Mike Wood

Nick Fletcher

Huw Merriman

Jeremy Wright

Mark Fletcher

Stephen Metcalfe

Jacob Young

Vicky Ford

Robin Millar

Nadhim Zahawi

From 16 March the nominated proxy for Matt Vickers will be Robbie Moore instead of Chris Loder.

3. Ending pandemic proxy voting arrangements

The Speaker has certified, under the terms of Standing Order No. 39A (Voting by proxy), as amended by the temporary Orders of 23 September 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic) and 3 November 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic (No. 2)) and extended by the Order of 22 October 2020, that the following Members have given notice that they wish to end their proxy voting arrangement with effect from when the Speaker takes the Chair on the dates specified below:

Member

From

Colleen Fletcher

15 March 

Maggie Throup

15 March

Ian Paisley

15 March 

Gill Furniss

15 March 

Richard Thomson

15 March 

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

15 March 

Stuart Andrew

15 March