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Votes and Proceedings
Monday 16 May 2022

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Contents

Chamber business

The House met at 2.30 pm.

Prayers

1Questions to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

2Urgent Question: Killing of Shireen Abu Aqla (Vicky Ford)

3Queen’s Speech (Motion for an Address) (fourth day)

Debate resumed (Order, 12 May).

Question again proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:

Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which was addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

Subject: Making Britain the best place to grow up and grow old

4Deputy Speaker’s Statement: Election of the Chair of the Backbench Business Committee

The Deputy Speaker announced that Ian Mearns had been elected as Chair of the Backbench Business Committee (Standing Order No. 122D).

5Queen’s Speech (Motion for an Address) (fourth day) (resumed)

The House resumed the debate.

The Deputy Speaker announced a time limit on backbench speeches (Standing Order No. 47(1)).

Ordered, That the debate be now adjourned.—(Scott Mann.)

Debate to be resumed tomorrow.

6Adjournment

Subject: Wrexham's bid to become the UK's city of culture 2025 (Sarah Atherton)

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Scott Mann.)

At 10.00 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 9(3)).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Scott Mann.)

Adjourned at 10.17 pm until tomorrow.

Other Proceedings

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).

7First Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Alternative Finance (Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Corporation Tax) Order 2022)

Members: Sally-Ann Hart and Selaine Saxby discharged and Katherine Fletcher and David Simmonds nominated in substitution.

8Second Delegated Legislation Committee (draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022)

Members: Simon Baynes discharged and Craig Williams nominated in substitution.

Select Committees: Reports relating to orders for printing made during the adjournment under Standing Order No. 137

Friday 13 May

9International Trade Committee

(1) UK trade negotiations: Agreement with Australia: Written evidence, to be published (HC 117);

(2) UK trade negotiations: Agreement with New Zealand: Written evidence, to be published (HC 78)

(Clerk of the House).

Select Committees: Reports made on Monday 16 May

10Administration Committee

Record of the Committee’s discussions at its meeting on 16 May, to be published (Mrs Maria Miller).

11Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

(1) The Regulation of Social Housing: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 18);

(2) Correspondence from the Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing relating to the Renters’ Reform Bill: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Levelling Up, the Union and Constitution relating to the Government’s response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2021–22: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Levelling Up, the Union and Constitution relating to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence from the Permanent Secretary relating to DLUHC Supplementary Estimate 2021–22: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence from the Secretary of State relating to building safety: remediation and funding: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Correspondence relating to support for Ukrainian refugees: Written evidence, to be published;

(8) Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions relating to exempt accommodation data: Written evidence, to be published;

(9) Correspondence with the Secretary of State relating to funds for levelling up: Written evidence, to be published;

(10) Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Main Estimate 2022–23: Estimates Memorandum: Written evidence, to be published;

(11) Long-term funding of adult social care: Written evidence, to be published (HC 19)

(Mr Clive Betts).

12Public Accounts (Committee of)

(1) The future of the Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors: Third Report, to be printed, with formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 118);

(2) Chair’s Sixth Annual Report: First Special Report, to be printed, with formal minutes relating to the Report (HC 50);

(3) HS2 2022 Spring Update: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 51);

(4) Correspondence relating to the Committee’s previous Reports: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Correspondence with HM Treasury relating to the Subsidy Control Act: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) Correspondence with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office relating to the HERA programme: Written evidence, to be published;

(7) Correspondence with the UK Health Security Agency relating to the settlement with Oxford Nanopore Technologies: Written evidence, to be published

(Dame Meg Hillier).

13Scottish Affairs Committee

(1) Hydrogen and carbon capture in Scotland: Oral evidence, to be published (HC 83);

(2) Correspondence from the Secretary of State relating to universities and Scotland: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Defence in Scotland: Written evidence, to be published (HC 81)

(Pete Wishart).

14Treasury Committee

(1) Bank of England Monetary Policy Reports: Oral and written evidence, to be published (HC 143);

(2) HM Revenue & Customs Main Estimate Memorandum 2022–23: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) HM Treasury Main Estimate Memorandum 2022–23: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) National Savings and Investments Main Estimate Memorandum 2022–23: Written evidence, to be published;

(5) Government Actuary’s Department Main Estimate Memorandum 2022–23: Written evidence, to be published;

(6) The work of the Payment Systems Regulator: Written evidence, to be published (HC 144)

(Mel Stride). 

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker

Papers Laid

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 13 May under Standing Orders No. 158 and No. 159:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

1Education

Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 534), dated 11 May 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Michelle Donelan)

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 16 May

Papers subject to Negative Resolution

2Agriculture

Food and Feed (Fukushima Restrictions) (Revocation) (England) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 543), dated 16 May 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Maggie Throup)

3Senior Courts of England and Wales

Civil and Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 540), dated 11 May 2022 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Dominic Raab)

4Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

(1) Statute, dated 7th February 2022, made by the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, amending the Statutes of the University (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Nadhim Zahawi)

(2) Statute, dated 7th February 2022, made by the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, amending the Statutes of the University (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Nadhim Zahawi)

Other papers

5Foreign, Commonwealth and Development

The UK Government’s Strategy for International Development (by Command) (CP 676) (Secretary Elizabeth Truss)

6High Speed Rail (Preparation)

Expenditure Report under section 2 of the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013 (by Act) (Secretary Grant Shapps)

7HM Treasury

Treasury Minutes on the Forty-third to the Forty-eighth Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2021–22 (by Command) (CP 678) (Helen Whately)

8Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Government Response to the Seventh Report of the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Select Committee, Session 2021–22, on Building Safety: Remediation and Funding (by Command) (CP 683) (Secretary Michael Gove)

9National Audit

Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Regulation: Regulating after EU Exit (by Act), to be printed (HC 61) (Clerk of the House)