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Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 27 January 2022

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 9.30 am.

Prayers

1Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

(2) the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners, the hon. Member representing the House of Commons Commission and the hon. Member representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

2Business Question (Leader of the House)

3Select Committee Statement (Standing Order No. 22D): Publication of the Eighth Report from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, the Draft Online Safety Bill and the legal but harmful debate, HC 1039 (Julian Knight)

4Backbench Business

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Resolved, That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day 2022.—(Robert Jenrick.)

5Adjournment

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)

Adjourned at 3.59 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

Changes to Notices Given

6Electricity Grid (Review) Bill

Order for Second Reading on Friday 28 January, read and discharged.

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

General Committees: Reports

7Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices [Lords] Bill Committee

Sir Graham Brady (Chair) reported:

(1) written evidence submitted to the Committee; and

(2) the Bill, as amended.

Written evidence to be published.

Bill, as amended, to be considered tomorrow; and to be printed (Bill 241).

8Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

Mr Philip Hollobone (Chair) reported the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2022.

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chair of General Committees and members of Programming Sub-Committees, and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Committee of Selection nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

9Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill Committee

Chair: Clive Efford

10Second Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2022)

Chair: Mrs Maria Miller

11Third Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Non-Domestic Rating (Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Stewart Hosie

12Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Passenger, Crew and Service Information (Civil Penalties) (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Derek Twigg

13Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Microchipping of Dogs (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2022)

Chair: Clive Efford

14Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2022)

Members: Robbie Moore, Kirsten Oswald and Craig Whittaker discharged and Stuart Andrew, Deidre Brock and Paul Howell nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

15Backbench Business Committee

Determination of business to be taken on Thursday 3 February in the Chamber and Thursday 3, Tuesday 8 and Thursday 10 February in Westminster Hall (Ian Mearns).

16Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Influencer culture: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 258) (Julian Knight).

17European Scrutiny Committee

Ministerial correspondence: Written evidence, to be published (HC 121) (Sir William Cash).

18Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Correspondence with the Minister for Welfare Delivery relating to compensation for victims of historical institutional abuse who live in Great Britain: Written evidence, to be published (Simon Hoare).

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 1.30 pm.

Business determined by the Backbench Business Committee (Standing Orders No. 10(7) and No. 14(4))

1Humanist marriages in England and Wales

Resolved, That this House has considered humanist marriages in England and Wales.—(Crispin Blunt.)

Sitting adjourned without Question put (Standing Order No. 10(14)).

Adjourned at 2.58 pm until Monday 31 January.

Eleanor Laing

Chairman of Ways and Means

Papers Laid

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution

1Insurance

Draft Flood Reinsurance (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary George Eustice)

2Road Traffic

Draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

3Exiting The European Union (Health Care and Associated Professions)

European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 82), dated 26 January 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Edward Argar)

4France No. 1 (2022)

Agreement, done at Paris on 15 December 2021 and at London on 11 January 2022, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the French Republic concerning Railway Undertaking Licences in respect of Rail Transport Services through the Channel Fixed Link (CP 602) (by Command), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Act) (Secretary Elizabeth Truss)

5Road Traffic

Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Approved Devices, Charging Guidelines and General Provisions) (England) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 71), dated 22 January 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

6Sanctions

Afghanistan (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 65), dated 25 January 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Amanda Milling)

Other papers

7Cabinet Office

Common Framework for Public Procurement: Updated Provisional Framework Agreement (by Command) (CP 609) (Michael Ellis)

8Charities

Report by the Secretary of State for Education on the use of his powers under section 70 of the Charities Act 2006 (by Act) (Michelle Donelan)

9Coronavirus

Two Monthly Report on the status on the non-devolved provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020: January 2022 (by Act) (Secretary Sajid Javid)

10Government Resources and Accounts

(1) Account of Cabinet Office: Civil Superannuation for 2020–21, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 948) (Lucy Frazer)

(2) Report and Accounts of Defence Equipment and Support for 2020–21, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 464) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

(3) Report and Accounts of the Submarine Delivery Agency for 2020–21, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act), to be printed (HC 773) (Secretary Ben Wallace)

11Health

Fourth Report on the effect of the NHS Constitution (by Act) (Edward Argar)

12Treaty Series No. 2 (2022)

Agreement, done at London on 9 December 2020 and Berne on 15 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Swiss Confederation on Police Cooperation (by Command) (CP 580) (Secretary Elizabeth Truss)

13UK Borders

Report of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration: An inspection into the effectiveness of Border Force’s role in Project Kraken at small seaports: October 2021 (by Act) (Secretary Priti Patel)