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Votes and Proceedings
Friday 26 November 2021

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Motion to sit in private

John Lamont moved, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163).

Question negatived.

2Down Syndrome Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Down Syndrome Bill be now read a second time.

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

3Statement: COVID-19 update (Secretary Sajid Javid)

4Down Syndrome Bill: Second Reading (resumed)

The House resumed the debate.

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

5Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill: Second Reading

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

6Registers of Births and Deaths Bill: Second Reading

Motion made and Question proposed, That the Registers of Births and Deaths 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 3 December.

7Electoral Commission (Abolition) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Electoral Commission (Abolition) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

8Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

9General 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 3 December.

10Hospitals (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 3 December.

11Voter 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 3 December.

12Asylum 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 3 December.

13Plastics (Wet Wipes) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Plastics (Wet Wipes) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

14NHS England (Alternative Treatment) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the NHS England (Alternative Treatment) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

15Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Amendment) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

16BBC Licence Fee Non-Payment (Decriminalisation for Over-75s) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the BBC Licence Fee Non-Payment (Decriminalisation for Over-75s) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

17Caravan Sites Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Caravan Sites Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

18Green Belt (Protection) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Green Belt (Protection) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

19Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill: Second Reading

Order read, That the Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill be now read a second time.

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

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 3 December.

20Covid-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 3 December.

21Adjournment

Subject: Future of Portishead Railway (Dr Liam Fox)

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

Adjourned at 2.50 pm until Monday 29 November.

Other Proceedings

Reports from Select Committees

22Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 

Immigration policy changes and the Common Travel Area: Written evidence, to be published (HC 795) (Simon Hoare).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Other papers

1 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

(1) Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Minute, dated 26 November 2021, concerning the notification of a contingent liability in respect of the Energy Supply Company Special Administration Regime Bulb Energy Limited (by Command) (Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng)

(2) Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Minute, dated 26 November 2021, concerning the notification of the parameters and contingent liability arising from the extension of the Recovery Loan Scheme (by Command) (Paul Scully)