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Votes and Proceedings
Friday 22 October 2021

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

1The Speaker’s Absence

Rt Hon Dame Eleanor Laing, the Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table (Standing Order No. 3(3)).

Prayers

2Deputy Speaker in the Chair

Rt Hon Dame Eleanor Laing, the Chairman of Ways and Means, took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3).

3Motion to sit in private

Ian Lavery moved, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163)

The House divided.

Division No. 94

Ayes: 3 (Tellers: Barry Gardiner, Jessica Morden)

Noes: 336 (Tellers: Scott Mann, Gareth Johnson)

Question accordingly negatived.

4Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill be now read a second time.

At 11.00 am, the Deputy Speaker interrupted proceedings (Standing Order No. 11(4)).

5Statement: Health Incentives Scheme (Maggie Throup)

6Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill: Second Reading (resumed)

Question again proposed, That the Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill be now read a second time.

Barry Gardiner claimed to move the closure (Standing Order No. 36).

Question put, That the Question be now put.

The House divided.

Division No. 95

Ayes: 188 (Tellers: Sarah Owen, Lilian Greenwood)

Noes: 251 (Tellers: Scott Mann, Gareth Johnson)

Question accordingly negatived.

Question again proposed, That the Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Debate to be resumed on Friday 10 December.

7Local Government (Disqualification) Bill: Second Reading

Bill read a second time and stood committed to a public bill committee (Standing Order No. 63(1)).

8Corporate Homicide Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Corporate Homicide Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 26 November.

9Energy Pricing Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Energy Pricing Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 February 2022.

10General Election (Leaders’ Debates) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the General Election (Leaders’ Debates) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

11Workers (Rights and Definition) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Workers (Rights and Definition) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 26 November.

12Immigration (Health and Social Care Staff) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Immigration (Health and Social Care Staff) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 21 January 2022.

13Planning and Local Representation Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Planning and Local Representation Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 21 January 2022.

14Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

15Covid-19 Vaccine Damage Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Covid-19 Vaccine Damage Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

16Public Advocate Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Public Advocate Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 19 November.

17Wellbeing of Future Generations (No. 2) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Wellbeing of Future Generations (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 10 December.

18Hospitals (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 29 October.

19Voter Registration Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Voter Registration Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

20Asylum Seekers (Return to Safe Countries) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Asylum Seekers (Return to Safe Countries) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

21Planning (Street Plans) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Planning (Street Plans) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 29 October.

22Devolution (Employment) (Scotland) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Devolution (Employment) (Scotland) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 25 February 2022.

23Adjournment

Subject: Rail service reductions (Sarah Olney)

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Adjourned at 3.04 pm until Monday 25 October.

Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Children and Young Persons

Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 1168), dated 20 October 2021 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Will Quince)

2Financial Services and Markets

Payment and Electronic Money Institution Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 1178), dated 21 October 2021 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (John Glen)

3Public Health

Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Operator Liability) (England) (Amendment) (No. 16) Regulations 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 1179), dated 22 October 2021 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Maggie Throup)

CORRECTION

Wednesday 20 October 2021

The following item should have appeared after item 23:

Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

(1) Correspondence from the Secretary of State: Written evidence, to be published;

(2) Local Government and the path to net zero: Written evidence, to be published (HC 34);

(3) Supporting our high streets after COVID-19: Written evidence, to be published (HC 37)

(Mr Clive Betts).