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Part 1: Business Today

Summary Agenda: Chamber

Westminster Hall

Business Today: Chamber

Virtual participation in proceedings will commence after Prayers.

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS

1. Defence

The call list for Members participating is available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS

3.30pm

Ministerial Statement: Secretary of State for the Home Department on Policing and the Prevention of Violence Against Women

Ministerial Statement: Secretary of State for Transport on National Bus Strategy for England

The call list for Members participating will be available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

1. POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: SECOND READING (DAY 1)

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

The call list for Members participating will be available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

2. Exiting the European Union (Immigration)

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

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Registration of Marriages Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

3. Equality

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

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Financial Reporting Council (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 8 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

4. Insolvency

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

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Change of Expiry Date) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

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

Use of critical minerals in the UK’s renewables future: Alexander Stafford

Business Today: Westminster Hall

ORDER OF BUSINESS

The sitting will start at 4.30pm and finish at 7.45pm with a 15 minute suspension at 6.00pm. (Standing Order No. 10(1) and Order 25 February)

The call list for Members participating will be available on the House of Commons business papers pages.

4.30pm

That this House has considered e-petition 569957, relating to vaccine passports: Mike Hill, on behalf of the Petitions Committee.

6.15pm

That this House has considered e-petitions 564696, 548778, 573621 and 564209, relating to the impact of covid-19 on education: Tom Hunt, on behalf of the Petitions Committee.

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were 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 Defence

1.Baseline Profit Rate 2021-22 for Single Source Defence Contracts

Secretary of State for the Home Department

2.Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Secretary of State for International Trade

3.Negotiations on the UK’s Future Trading Relationship with Australia: Update

Secretary of State for Transport

4.Local Transport Update

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

Some committee members and witnesses might now physically attend meetings, however, there is no public access at present.

Select Committees

Public Accounts Committee

Subject: COVID-19: Local Government finance

Witnesses: 2.30pm: Lorna Baxter, Finance Director, Oxfordshire County Council; Rob Whiteman, Chief Executive, The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy; Martin Reeves, Finance Lead, Solace; Carol Culley, Deputy Chief Executive, Manchester City Council

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
1.45pm (private), 2.30pm (public)

Home Affairs Committee

Virtual meeting
4.00pm (private)

Administration Committee

Virtual meeting
4.30pm (private)

Committee Reports Published Today

PROCEDURE

8th Report: Back to the future? Procedure after coronavirus restrictions HC 1282
Date and time of publication: Sunday 14 March, 10.00pm

DEFENCE

5th Report: Obsolescent and outgunned: Progress in delivering the British Army’s armoured vehicle capability HC 659
Date and time of publication: Sunday 14 March, 00.01am

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS

8th Report: Data Transparency and Accountability: Covid 19 HC 803
Date and time of publication: Monday 15 March, 00.01am

Announcements

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES

Tuesday 23 March to Thursday 25 March (deadline 17 March 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office. Members must submit their application from their own email account. Application forms are available on the Table Office page on the Parliamentary intranet.

The ballot will take place on Thursday 18 March.

Tuesday 13 April to Monday 19 April (deadline 24 March 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office. Members must submit their application from their own email account. Application forms are available on the Table Office page on the Parliamentary intranet.

The ballot will take place on Thursday 25 March.

FORTHCOMING WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATES

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 must submit their application from their own email account. 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 23 and Wednesday 24 March (deadline 15 March)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Defence; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Education; Health and Social Care; International Trade; Scotland; Transport; Treasury; Work and Pensions

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 April (deadline 22 March)

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Cabinet Office; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office; Home Office; Housing, Communities and Local Government; Justice; Northern Ireland; Wales ; Women and Equalities

Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 April (deadline 13 April)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Defence; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Education; Health and Social Care; International Trade; Scotland; Transport; Treasury; Work and Pensions

Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 April (deadline 19 April)

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Cabinet Office; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office; Home Office; Housing, Communities and Local Government; Justice; Northern Ireland; Wales ; Women and Equalities

PARTICIPATION IN WESTMINSTER HALL

On 24 February, the House agreed a motion to resume sittings in Westminster Hall on Monday 8 March. The sittings will take place in the Boothroyd Room in Portcullis House to allow Members to participate virtually.

Applying to speak

Applications to speak should be made via email to the Speaker’s Office (speakersoffice@parliament.uk).

The deadlines are as follows:

1.00 pm on the previous Friday for debates on a Monday; and

1.00 pm on the previous day for debates on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Call lists will be published at around 12.30 pm on a Monday for debates that day and 6.30 pm the previous day for debates on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Participation

Members are able to participate physically or virtually, but should note Mr Speaker’s request for Members to participate virtually in proceedings wherever possible. Members who wish to participate physically should note this when they contact the Speaker’s office.

For 60-minute and 90-minute debates, and debates scheduled by the Petitions Committee, only Members who are on the call list are permitted to attend. Members are not permitted to attend only to intervene or to observe.

Members will be called in the order they appear on the call list, unless there are technical problems which prevent this.

For 30-minute debates, there will not be a call list. Members wishing to contribute should follow existing conventions about contacting the Member in charge of the debate, the Speaker’s Office and the Minister.

Arrangements for social distancing

On the horseshoe in the Boothroyd Room, there are a maximum of eleven seats.

Of these seats, there are four available from which backbenchers can speak (others are reserved for the frontbenches, the PPS or whip, the Member in charge, the Chair and the Clerk).

There are seven additional seats in the public gallery for Members in the latter part of the call list from which they can listen to debates and move onto the horseshoe when spaces become available.

Members should clean the microphone and the desk around them before and after use. Cleaning materials will be available for this purpose.

Guidance for Members on hybrid arrangements in Westminster Hall can be found on the intranet.

DEADLINE FOR CALL LISTS FOR SUBSTANTIVE PROCEEDINGS

Deadline

Date of proceeding

Proceeding

1.00pm Monday 15 March

Tuesday 16 March

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Second Reading (second and final day)

1.00pm Tuesday 16 March

Wednesday 17 March

Opposition Day debate(s) on motion(s) in the name of the Scottish National Party: to be announced

1.00pm Wednesday 17 March

Thursday 18 March

Backbench business (1): debate on a motion on UK’s commitment to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

1.00pm Wednesday 17 March

Thursday 18 March

Backbench business (2): general debate on World Water Day

1.00pm Friday 19 March

Monday 22 March

Trade Bill: Lords Message

1.00pm Friday 19 March

Monday 22 March

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords]: report (consideration) stage

1.00pm Friday 19 March

Monday 22 March

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords]: Third Reading

Members wishing to speak in substantive proceedings should apply to the Speaker’s Office by emailing speakersoffice@parliament.uk from their parliamentary email address.

DETERMINATION OF BUSINESS BY THE BACKBENCH BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Thursday 18 March in the Chamber

Select Committee Statement on the Eighth Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Data Transparency and Accountability, Covid 19, HOC 803.

Debate on a Motion on UK’s commitment to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka: Siobhain McDonagh [R], Elliot Colburn [R], Sir Edward Davey [R]

General debate on World Water Day: Navendu Mishra

Thursday 18 March in Westminster Hall

General debate on Social care reform and the social care workforce: Barbara Keeley, Jeremy Hunt

General debate on World Social Work Day 2021: David Simmonds, Emma Lewell-Buck

Tuesday 23 March in Westminster Hall

General debate on Government-backed insurance for live events: Jamie Stone, Steve Brine, Kevin Brennan

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: www.parliament.uk/business/publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201919/cmstords/341/body.html

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/

Digital Engagement

Information about digital engagement opportunities for debates is available on the parliamentary website: https://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/have-your-say-on-laws/digital-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 16 MARCH

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice

Afterwards

Goods and Services of UK Origin: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Gareth Thomas

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a presumption in public sector procurement in favour of purchasing goods and services from businesses based in the UK; to require the Secretary of State to publish data on the value of Government contracts awarded to such businesses, and estimates of jobs created as a result, by region and nation; to make provision for a kitemark scheme for goods of predominantly UK origin; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: SECOND READING (DAY 2)

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: PROGRAMME

Secretary Priti Patel, Secretary Robert Buckland

That the following provisions shall apply to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill:

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 Thursday 13 May 2021.

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

Proceedings on Consideration and 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.

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: MONEY

Jesse Norman

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, 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 a Minister of the Crown, government department or other public authority, and

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

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: WAYS AND MEANS

Jesse Norman

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, it is expedient to authorise the charging of fees for courses offered as an alternative to prosecution for road traffic offences.

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: CARRY-OVER

Secretary Priti Patel, Secretary Robert Buckland

That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Scottish Civil Service and the operation of the Scotland Act 1998: Mr David Davis

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.25am That this House has considered Commonwealth Day 2021: Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger, Julie Elliott

Notes:

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

The debate at 9.25am will last for up to 90 minutes.

11.00am That this House has considered the use of Release Under Investigation by the Metropolitan Police: Sir David Amess

Notes:

The debate at 11.00am will last for up to 30 minutes. The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm That this House has considered the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on animal welfare: Alex Davies-Jones, Tonia Antoniazzi

Notes:

The debate at 2.30pm will last for up to 90 minutes.

4.05pm That this House has considered arrest of opposition politicians in Turkey: Feryal Clark

Notes:

The debate at 4.05pm will last for up to half an hour.

4.50pm That this House has considered the Union Connectivity Review: John Lamont

Notes:

The debate at 4.50pm will last for up to an hour. The second part of the sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

WEDNESDAY 17 MARCH

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

Education Employment (Accompaniment to Hearings): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Brendan Clarke-Smith

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that teachers and other education staff may choose to be accompanied to disciplinary or grievance hearings by a person other than a trade union representative or colleague; and for connected purposes.

Notes

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

OPPOSITION DAY (18TH ALLOTTED DAY)

Notes:

The matter to be debated will be on a motion in the name of the Leader of the Scottish National Party (Standing Order No. 14(2))

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Funding for Transport for the North: Dame Diana Johnson

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.25am That this House has considered the future of passenger boats and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Andrew Rosindell

Notes:

The debate at 9.25am will last for up to 90 minutes.

11.00am That this House has considered the extension of marine protected areas: Tony Lloyd

Notes:

The debate at 11.00am will last for up to 30 minutes. The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm That this House has considered the future of research and development funding: Daniel Zeichner

Notes:

The debate at 2.30pm will last for up to 90 minutes

4.05pm That this House has considered the UK voting record at UN Human Rights Council on Israel: Scott Benton

Notes:

The debate at 4.05pm will last for up to half an hour.

4.50pm That this House has considered the disposal of unexploded ordnance for offshore windfarm construction: John Nicolson, Sir Roger Gale, Stephen Hammond, Sarah Olney

Notes:

The debate at 4.50pm will last for up to an hour. The second part of the sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

THURSDAY 18 MARCH

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

Select Committee statement on Eighth Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Data Transparency and Accountability, Covid 19, HC 803

Afterwards

BACKBENCH BUSINESS

UK’s commitment to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Siobhain McDonagh [R]

Elliot Colburn [R]

Ed Davey

That this House notes with concern the reports from of a systematic attack in Sri Lanka on democratic governance, the rule of law and human rights including renewed threats of violence against the Tamil and Muslim communities; is profoundly concerned that the Sri Lankan Government has refused to investigate accusations of war crimes including by key members of the current government and has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council Resolution 30/1; welcomes the significant leadership role played by successive UK Governments at the Human Rights Council and urges the present Government to provide clear policy direction and leadership to ensure a new substantive resolution is passed at the upcoming Council session in March 2021 that will enable continued monitoring by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and mandate a mechanism to gather, preserve and analyse evidence of violations for future investigations and prosecutions; and calls upon the Government to develop a consistent and coherent policy to assist the people of Sri Lankan people through its trade, investment and aid programmes, and in its diplomatic and military relations.

World Water Day 2021

Navendu Mishra

That this House has considered World Water Day 2021.

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Review of public landmarks in response to recent cultural debates on historical British figures: Gareth Bacon

WESTMINSTER HALL

1.30pm That this House has considered social reform and the social care workforce: Barbara Keeley, Jeremy Hunt

3.15pm That this House has considered World Social Work Day 2021: David Simmonds, Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

MONDAY 22 MARCH

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

Afterwards

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Trade Bill: Consideration of Lords Message

Notes:

Proceedings on consideration of the Lords Message must be brought to a conclusion no later than one hour after their commencement (Order of 19 January 2021).

The Scottish Parliament and Senedd Cymru have approved Legislative Consent Resolutions relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolutions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

Lords Amendment 3E engages financial privilege.

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords]: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings will be taken in accordance with the Programme Order agreed on 2 February: 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 they are commenced. Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

The Northern Ireland Assembly 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).

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Health and safety regulations and cranes: Apsana Begum

WESTMINSTER HALL

4.30pm That this House has considered e-petition 570779, relating to consent for a referendum on Scottish independence: Chris Evans, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

6.15pm That this House has considered e-petitions 313310, 557167, 563904, 566718 and 567492, relating to the Government’s Spring 2021 Covid-19 roadmap: Nick Fletcher, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were 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 23 MARCH

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

First-Aid (Mental Health): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Dean Russell

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make mental health first-aid part of first-aid training requirements; and for connected purposes

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.25am That this House has considered Government-backed insurance for live events: Jamie Stone, Steve Brine, Kevin Brennan

Notes:

The debate at 9.25am will last for up to 90 minutes.

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

Subsequent debates in Westminster Hall on this day will be drawn by Speaker’s ballot on 16 March.

WEDNESDAY 24 MARCH

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

Afterwards

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Patrick Grady

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under SO No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

THURSDAY 25 MARCH

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office

10.15am Topical Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office

TUESDAY 13 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

2.30pm Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

3.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Afterwards

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Gareth Johnson

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under SO No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

WEDNESDAY 14 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the President of COP26

11.53am Topical Questions to the President of COP26

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Carolyn Harris

That leave be given to bring in a Bill under SO No. 23 [details to be provided].

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

THURSDAY 15 APRIL

CHaMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

10.15am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade

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. Criminal Law

Secretary Robert Buckland

That the draft Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Early Release on Licence) Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 16 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has certified that the Instrument relates exclusively to England and Wales and is within devolved legislative competence (Standing Order No. 83P).

2. Exiting the European Union (Trade)

Secretary Elizabeth Truss

That the draft Cat and Dog Fur (Control of Movement etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 12 January, be approved.

Notes:

The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has drawn the special attention of both Houses to the Instrument in its Forty-Third report of 2019-21 (HC 75-xliii).

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

3. Ecclesiastical Law

Caroline Dinenage

That the draft Grants to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 19 January, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

4. Telecommunications (Security) Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings will be taken in accordance with the Programme Order agreed to by the House on 30 November: proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion no later than one hour before moment of interruption; and proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion no later than the moment of interruption.

5. Environment Bill: Remaining Stages (day 2)

As amended on consideration on 26 January, to be further considered.

Notes:

Under the Programme (No. 5) motion agreed to on 26 January, proceedings relating to Parts 6 and 7 and clauses 132 to 139 of the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after the commencement of proceedings on Consideration on the second day and remaining proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion five hours after the commencement of proceedings on Consideration on the second day. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion six hours after the commencement of proceedings on Consideration on the second day.

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

The Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly have approved Legislative Consent Resolutions relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolutions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

For amendments, see documents webpage for the Bill.

6. Exiting the European Union (Companies)

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft International Accounting Standards (Delegation of Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 1 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

7. Environmental Protection

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) (Amendment) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 4 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

8. Climate Change

Mrs Kemi Badenoch

That the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Auctioning Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

9. Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

John Glen

That the draft Recognised Auction Platforms (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

10. Extradition

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Extradition Act 2003 (Codes of Practice and Transit Code of Practice) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

11. Police

Chloe Smith

That the draft Representation of the People (Proxy Vote Applications) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 22 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

12. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Direct Payments to Farmers (Reductions and Simplifications) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 24 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

13. Insolvency

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Administration (Restrictions on Disposal etc. to Connected Persons) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 24 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

14. 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, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

15. Exiting the European Union (Climate Change)

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kyoto Protocol Registry) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

16. Exiting the European Union (Nuclear Safeguards)

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Nuclear Safeguards (Fissionable Material and Relevant International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

17. Food

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Food and Drink (Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to Food and Wine Composition, Information and Labelling) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

18. Electronic Communications

Mr John Whittingdale

That the draft Audiovisual Media Services (Amendment) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

19. Damages

Secretary Robert Buckland

That the draft Whiplash Injury Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

20. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Agriculture (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 1 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

21. Employment

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021, which were laid before this House on 1 March, be approved.

Notes:

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

22. Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill: Second Reading

23. ADVANCED RESEARCH AND INVENTION AGENCY BILL: MONEY

Jesse Norman

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State.

Notes:

Queen’s Recommendation signified.

24. Electricity

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

25. Environmental Protection

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) (Amendment) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 4 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

26. ELECTORAL COMMISSION

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint John Pullinger CB as the Chair of the Electoral Commission with effect from 1 May 2021 for the period ending on 30 April 2025.

Relevant Documents:

Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, First Report of 2021, Appointment of the Chair of the Electoral Commission, HC 1276

27. Public Health

Secretary Matt Hancock

That the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place and Restrictions: All Tiers) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 247), dated 5 March 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 5 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

28. Senior Courts of England and Wales

Secretary Robert Buckland

That the draft Civil Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 8 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

29. Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

John Glen

That the draft Recognised Auction Platforms (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 8 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

30. PARLIAMENTARY WORKS SPONSOR BODY

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

That, under the provisions of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Act 2019, Tommy Sheppard having resigned as a Parliamentary member of the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, Kirsty Blackman be appointed to the Body in his place.

31. DELEGATED LEGISLATION (ELECTORAL COMMISSION)

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

That the Motion in the name of Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Delegated Legislation Committees) in respect of which notice has been given that the instrument be approved.

Amendment (a)

Mr Peter Bone

Line 4, at end, add “with the substitution of “three hours” for “one and a half hours” in paragraph (5) of that Standing Order.”.

Amendment (b)

Mr Peter Bone

Line 4, at end, add “with the following modification: after paragraph (5) of that Standing Order, insert —

(5A) The questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the motion in paragraph (5) shall include any proceedings in relation to an amendment to the motion which may be moved by any Member, including a Member not nominated to the Delegated Legislation Committee; and the report from the committee under paragraph (5) shall comprise any resolution to which the committee has come, or that it has come to no resolution, without any further question being put.”.

32. COUNTER-TERRORISM AND SENTENCING BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

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).

33. Exiting the European Union (Agriculture

George Eustice

That the Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Wine) (Amendment, etc.) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 279), dated 9 March 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 10 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).

34. Exiting the European Union (Plant Health)

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Plant Health etc. (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 11 March, be approved.

Notes:
The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

The Speaker has not yet considered this instrument for certification (Standing Order No. 83P).