Order Paper No.4: Part 1Friday 22 March 2013

Summary Agenda

CHAMBER

9.30 am

Prayers

Afterwards

Ways and Means (Budget Resolutions)

No debate after 2.30pm

Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (Motion)

2.30pm

Adjournment Debate: Proposed changes to Magistrates’ Court matrix in Wiltshire

CONTENTS

Part 1: Business Today

3Chamber

5Written Ministerial Statements

6Committee reports published today

7Announcements

Part 2: Future Business

10A. Calendar of Business

21B. Remaining Orders and Notices

Notes

Items marked [R] indicates that a Member has declared a relevant interest.

BUSINESS TODAY: CHAMBER

9.30am Prayers

Afterwards

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

1. Ways and Means

Adjourned debate on Question (20 March): may continue until 2.30pm (Standing Order No. 9)

1. Amendment of the Law

(1)That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance.

(2)This Resolution does not extend to the making of any amendment with respect to value added tax so as to provide:

(a) for zero-rating or exempting a supply, acquisition or importation;

(b) for refunding an amount of tax;

(c) for any relief, other than a relief that:

(i) so far as it is applicable to goods, applies to goods of every description; and

(ii) so far as it is applicable to services, applies to services of every description.

(3)The remainder of the Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Notes:

For the remaining Budget Motions, numbers 2 to 71, and those relating to Procedure and Money, see separate Paper.

Those Motions are to be moved at the conclusion of the Budget Debate, after the decision on the motion before the House on Amendment of the law. They will be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 51(3)).

2. Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)

No debate after 2.30pm (Standing Order No. 9)

Mr Andrew Lansley

That, at the sitting on Wednesday 25 January, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means shall be entered upon (whether before, at or after 4pm), and may then be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours, after which the Speaker shall interrupt the business.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Until 3.00pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

OP buttonProposed changes to the Magistrates’ Court Matrix in Wiltshire: John Glen

WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENTS

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

1.Insolvency Service Performance Targets 2013-14.

Secretary of State for Defence

2.Cabinet Office Triennial Review of Non-Departmental Bodies—Advisory Committee on Conscientious Objectors.

3.Submarine Dismantling Project.

4.Tri-Service Recruit Trainee Survey—Annual Report 2011.

Secretary of State for Health

5.Mandate for Health Education England.

Secretary of State for Justice

6.Female Offenders.

Secretary of State for Transport

7.Aviation Policy Framework.

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

8.Advance from the Contingencies Fund.

Notes:

Texts of Written Ministerial Statements are available from the Vote Office and on the internet at xxx.parliament.uk.

COMMITTEE REPORTS PUBLISHED TODAY

Public Accounts

OP button39th Report: Department of Health: Progress in making NHS efficiency savings, HC 865

Time of publication: 00.01am

Transport

OP button11th Report: Land Transport Security—Scope for further EU involvement?, HC 875

Time of publication: 00.01am

Defence

OP button6th Special Report: Defence and Cyber-Security: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2012–13, HC 719

Time of publication: 11.00am

European Scrutiny

OP button35th Report, HC 86-xxxv

Time of publication: 11.00am

OP button37th Report: The 2014 Block Opt-out: Engaging with Parliament, HC 798

Time of publication: 11.00am

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES

OP buttonMonday 15 April to Monday 22 April

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Tuesday 26 March. The Ballot will take place on Wednesday 27 March.

FUTURE DEPARTMENTS ANSWERING IN WESTMINSTER HALL

OP buttonWeek beginning 22 April

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Innovation and Skills; Cabinet Office; Communities and Local Government; Culture, Media and Sport; Defence; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health; Justice; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Treasury; Women and Equalities; Work and Pensions.

EASTER ADJOURNMENT 2013

Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Tuesday 26 March. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Friday 12 April.

Tabling arrangements for questions for oral answer

Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer when the House returns:

Last date of tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc.

Tuesday 26 March

Monday 15 April

Defence (T)

Tuesday 26 March

Tuesday 16 April

Health (T)

Tuesday 26 March

Wednesday 17 April

Scotland Prime Minister

Monday 15 April**

Thursday 18 April

Culture, Media and Sport (T) Women and Equalities

The results of the shuffles on 26 March will be published on 27 March. They will be available from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmfutoral/futoral.pdf

For further details of last tabling days for other departments and answering bodies, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-table-office/order-of-oral-questions.pdf

Notes:

* The latest time for tabling is 12.30pm on each of these days

** first sitting day after adjournment

Questions for written answer

For Questions tabled before the rise of the House on Tuesday 26 March, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 15 April.

After the House has adjourned, Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for a named day will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 12 April. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 16 April, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 17 April.

Order Paper No.4: Part 2Friday 22 March 2013

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.

B. REMAINING ORDERS AND NOTICES

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date.

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.

MONDAY 25 MARCH

CHAMBER

OP button2.30pmQuestions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

OP button3.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

Afterwards

OP buttonSuccession to Hereditary Peerages and Estates: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mary Macleod

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to remove male-preference primogeniture in succession to hereditary peerages and estates.

OP buttonConclusion of the Budget Debate

OP buttonPresentation of public petitions

Closure of Burnage Library (Manchester): Mr John Leech

VAT on toasted sandwiches: Mr John Leech

Human rights in India Chris Williamson

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Energy Intensive Industries: Andy Sawford

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30pmE-petition relating to preventable cardiac deaths arising from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome: Steve Rotheram

Notes:

The subject for this debate was nominated by the Backbench Business Committee.

The sitting will last for three hours. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

TUESDAY 26 MARCH

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button11.50amTopical Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister

OP button12.10pmQuestions to the Attorney General

Afterwards

OP buttonUK Elected Representatives (Disclosure of Party Membership): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mr David Hanson

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require individuals standing for elected office in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to declare any political party of which they are a member when registering to stand; and for connected purposes.

OP buttonDebate on Flood Insurance

Mr Dominic Raab

Nia Griffith

Zac Goldsmith

Dr Sarah Wollaston

Alan Johnson

Nicola Blackwood

Mr Ronnie CampbellMr David DavisMr Elfyn Llwyd

Mr Jonathan DjanoglyJulian SmithMr Adrian Sanders

Craig WhittakerDr Julian LewisMr Nick Gibb

Martin VickersSimon ReevellGeoffrey Clifton-Brown

James DuddridgeStephen BarclayAndrew Griffiths

Caroline Lucas

That this House notes the Environment Agency’s estimate that 570,000 properties in England and Wales are at significant risk of flooding; recognises the efforts of the insurance industry and past and present governments to reach agreement to ensure flood insurance will be made available to all homes and small businesses beyond June 2013; calls on the insurance industry to negotiate in good faith to conclude those arrangements; and further calls on the Government to acknowledge the need to provide some support for those arrangements and ensure that resilience and adaptation to flood risks and other natural hazards are amongst its highest environmental priorities.

Notes:

This business was selected by the Backbench Business Committee.

Proceedings on Mr Dominic Raab’s Motion are expected to continue for two hours.

OP buttonPre-recess Adjournment debate

The Backbench Business Committee has received notice from 36 Members that they wish to take part in the pre-recess Adjournment debate on Tuesday 26 March. The Committee has decided to group these Members and subjects into two parts, as follows:

Issues relating to the Department for Communities and Local Government

General Debate

For the first part, a Minister from the Department will be invited to respond to the issues raised.

The second part of the debate will enable Members to raise any other subjects. The Deputy Leader of the House is expected to reply. The Committee expects each Member to receive a substantive written reply from the relevant Department to the points raised unless they are dealt with fully in the Deputy Leader of the House’s reply.

The names of those Members who have indicated to the Committee that they wish to participate in the debate are listed below along with the subject they wish to raise. The speaking order will be decided by the occupant of the Chair on the day.

Members who have submitted a request to speak on Tuesday 26 March

Member

Subject

Department

Andrew Bingham

Promotion of carbon monoxide awareness

Communities and Local Government

Jeremy Corbyn

Housing in London

Communities and Local Government

Meg Hillier

Government policy on turning offices into homes

Communities and Local Government

Stephen Pound

Housing in London

Communities and Local Government

John McDonnell

Protection of the green belt in Hillingdon

Communities and Local Government

Alison Seabeck

Gas safety certificates

Communities and Local Government

Mr David Amess

General

Bob Blackman

Knife crime

Fiona Bruce

Congleton link road

Nic Dakin

Future of the Independent Living Fund

Glyn Davies

Effect of devolution in mid-Wales

Thomas Docherty

Future of the Royal Navy in Scotland

Paul Flynn

Fetal Valproate Syndrome

George Galloway

Child poverty

Stephen Gilbert

UK incineration policy

John Glen

Fair elections in the Maldives and the trial of President Nasheed

Richard Graham

Justice matters

John Hemming

Cases in England’s secret courts

Simon Hughes

Proposed Thames Tideway Tunnel

Mr Stewart Jackson

Peterborough City Council’s renewable energy plans

Barbara Keeley

Sport and fitness for women and girls

Jeremy Lefroy

Monitor and the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust

Naomi Long

World Water Day

Jason McCartney

Jobs and apprenticeships in Colne Valley

Fiona O’Donnell

Future of Cockenzie Power Station

Priti Patel

General

Mark Pawsey

E-cigarettes

Yasmin Qureshi

Implementation of the European Parliament resolution to commemorate the Srebrenica Genocide

Mark Reckless

Ministerial responsibility and Natural England

Sir Bob Russell

General

Jim Shannon

Ulster-Scots culture

Iain Stewart

Accident and emergency services in Milton Keynes Hospital

Mr Gareth Thomas

(1) Funding for rebuilding primary schools; (2) Role of the Competition Commission in premiership rugby

Justin Tomlinson

Opportunities for young entrepreneurs in Swindon

Valerie Vaz

(1) Case of Mrs Brenda Pressdee; (2) Marine conservation zones

Mr Mark Williams

Interest rate swaps and tailored business loans

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Energy Infrastructure and the UK Supply Chain: Peter Aldous

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button9.30amRecognition of munitions workers: Robert Flello

OP button11amFetal anti-convulsant syndrome: Anas Sarwar

(The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.)

OP button2.30pmHM Revenue and Customs closures: Mr Andrew Turner

OP button4.00pm Bee health: Sarah Newton

OP button4.30pm Effect of under-occupancy penalty in Birkenhead: Mr Frank Field

Notes:

The first part of the sitting will last for two hours. The second part of the sitting will last for two and a half hours The second part of the sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(1)).

Subjects proposed to be raised on the Motion for the Adjournment, moved by a Minister.

MONDAY 15 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button2.30pmQuestions to the Secretary of State for Defence

OP button3.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

OP buttonSecond Reading of the Finance Bill

OP buttonAt the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced.

TUESDAY 16 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Health

OP button12.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health

Afterwards

OP buttonAbortion Statistics: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Fiona Bruce

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to compile statistics on gender ratios of foetuses aborted in the United Kingdom, and where available overseas; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

Fiona Bruce has withdrawn her notice of motion that leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

OP buttonIf necessary, Consideration of Lords Amendments

OP buttonConsideration of Lords Amendments to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill

OP buttonConsideration of Lords Amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

OP buttonConsideration of Lords Amendments to the Defamation Bill

OP buttonConsideration of Lords Amendments to the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords]

OP buttonIf necessary, Consideration of Lords Amendments

OP buttonAt the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced

WEDNESDAY 17 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Scotland

OP button12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonCo-operative Schools: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Meg Munn

Co-operative Schools: That leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable schools to register as Industrial Provident Societies; to amend the Education Act 2006 to enable nursery schools to be established as school trusts; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

Meg Munn has withdrawn her notice of motion that leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

OP buttonConsideration in Committee of the Finance Bill (Day 1)

OP buttonAt the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced

THURSDAY 18 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button9.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

OP button10.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport

OP buttonConsideration in Committee of the Finance Bill (Day 2)

OP buttonAt the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced

MONDAY 22 APRIL

WESTMINSTER HALL

OP button4.30pmGeneral debate on an e-petition relating to immigration from Bulgarians and Romanians in 2014: Mark Pritchard

TUESDAY 23 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

OP button12.15pmTopical Questions to the Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Afterwards

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Sir Robert Smith

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP button11.30amQuestions to the Secretary of State for Wales

OP button12 noonQuestions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Meg Munn

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

FRIDAY 26 APRIL

Notes:

The House is not sitting on Friday 26 April. The business listed above will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonRegulation of Baliffs Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jim Cunningham

OP buttonNHS Audit Requirements (Foreign Nationals) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Henry Smith

OP buttonRelationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Diana Johnson

OP buttonHonours (Equality of Titles) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Oliver Colvile

Notes:

Queen’s Consent to be signified on Second Reading.

OP buttonWinter Fuel Allowance Payments (Off Gas Grid Claimants) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Mike Weir

OP buttonPlanning Applications (Community Right of Appeal) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Chris Skidmore

OP buttonBuilding Regulations (External Retaining and Load-Bearing Walls) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stephen Mosley

OP buttonConsolidaton of Housing Regulations Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Adrian Sanders

OP buttonRegulation of the Private Rented Sector Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Jeremy Corbyn

OP buttonRegulation of Signage and Ticketing Technology (Publicly-Available Car Parks) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Nick Smith

OP buttonMultinational Motor Manufacturing Companies (Duty of Care to Former Employees) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Geraint Davies

OP buttonPlanning Act 2008 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Phil Wilson

OP buttonSupermarket Pricing Information Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr John Denham

OP buttonRecall of Elected Representatives Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Zac Goldsmith

OP buttonVoting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Stephen Williams

OP buttonLocal Authority Devolution and Powers Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John Pugh

OP buttonLandlord Accreditation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonMicro-Businesses and Energy Contract Roll-Over Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonLand Value Tax Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Caroline Lucas

OP buttonUnited Kingdom Membership of the European Union (Referendum) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr John Baron

OP buttonSocial Care (Local Sufficiency) and Identification of Carers Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Barbara Keeley

Adjourned debate (7 September)

OP buttonScience, Technology and Engineering (Careers Information in Schools) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Peter Luff

OP buttonEuropean Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr Douglas Carswell

Adjourned debate (16 October)

OP buttonVehicle Fuel Receipts (Transparency of Taxation) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Robert Halfon

OP buttonInternational Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mark Hendrick

Adjourned debate (13 July)

OP buttonProperty Blight Compensation Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mrs Caroline Spelman

OP buttonBlood, Organ and Bone Marrow Donation (Education) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Seema Malhotra

OP buttonNational Commonwealth Military Day Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Graham Evans

OP buttonParish and Town Council Precepts (Referendums) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Kris Hopkins

TUESDAY 30 APRIL

CHAMBER

OP buttonStatutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment): Ten Minute Rule Motion

John Healey

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

FRIDAY 3 MAY

Notes:

The House is not sitting on Friday 26 April. The business listed above will not be proceeded with unless the House agrees to sit on that date.

CHAMBER

OP buttonBank of England (Appointment of Governor) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: John McDonnell

Adjourned debate (6 July)

OP buttonFree School Meals (Children over the age of 16) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Nic Dakin

OP buttonCosmetic Surgery (Minimum Standards) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Ann Clywd

OP buttonTransparency in UK Company Supply Chains (Eradication of Slavery) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Michael Connarty

OP buttonUnited Kingdom Borders Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Andrew Rosindell

OP buttonBishops (Consecration of Women) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Diana Johnson

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.PUBLIC BODIES

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Public Bodies (The Office of Fair Trading Transfer of Consumer Advice Scheme Function and Modification of Enforcement Functions) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 12 December 2012, be approved.

Notes:

The Scottish Parliament has passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Instrument. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office.

2.PUBLIC BODIES

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 18 December 2012, be approved.

Relevant Documents:

Fifth Report from the Justice Committee, Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council) Order 2013, HC 927, and the Eighth Report from the Committee, on Scrutiny of the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council) Order 2013, HC 965.

3.MOTIONS AND AMENDMENTS WITH A FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCE FOR THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ADMINISTRATION ESTIMATE

Mr Andrew Lansley

John Thurso

That the following new Standing Order be made:

‘Motions and amendments with a financial consequence for the House of Commons Administration Estimate.

(1)Motions which would have a direct consequence of additional expenditure under the House of Commons: Administration Estimate estimated to be 50,000 or more shall not be considered by the House unless a memorandum setting out their expected financial consequences has been made available to the House.

(2)The Accounting Officer shall make such a memorandum available to the House within a reasonable time of a motion to which this Order applies being tabled.

(3)(a) This Order shall also apply to amendments to motions which would have the expenditure consequences set out in paragraph (1), but the absence of such a memorandum shall not prevent the House from considering such an amendment.

(b) In his decision as to the selection of such an amendment, the Speaker shall, in addition to such other considerations as may, in his view, be relevant, take into account whether sufficient time has been available for the House to be provided with adequate information regarding the financial consequences.

(4)The Speaker shall decide whether a motion or amendment falls within the terms of this Order.’.

Relevant Documents:

First Report from the Finance and Services Committee, Session 2010-12, Proposed Standing Order on Motions and amendments with implications for the House Administration budget, HC 1768

4.TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 24 January, be approved.

5.ENERGY BILL: REPORT STAGE

As amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered

Notes:

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

For Amendments see pages 765, 805-06, 827-28, 895-96 and 1009-11 of Supplement to Votes.

The Northern Ireland Assembly has passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office.

6.TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.

7.TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Amendments to Schedule 6 to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 Order 2013, which were laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.

8.COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 14 February, be approved.

9.CHARITIES

Sajid Javid

That the draft Small Charitable Donations Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 14 February, be approved.

10. TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 25 February, be approved.

11.DEFAMATION BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

None of the Lords Amendments engages financial privilege

The Scottish Parliament has passed a Legislative Consent Resolution in respect of this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office.

12DEFAMATION BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the following provisions shall apply to the Defamation Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 12 June 2012 (Defamation Bill (Programme)):

Consideration of Lords Amendments

1.Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement at today’s sitting.

Subsequent stages

2.Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

3.The Proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

13. DRAFT VOTING ELIGIBILITY (PRISONERS) BILL (JOINT COMMITTEE)

Mr Andrew Lansley

That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 15 January 2013, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider the draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill presented to both Houses on 22 November 2012 (Cm 8499), and that the Committee should report by 31 October 2013.

That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords;

That the Committee shall have power:

(1)to send for persons, papers and records;

(2)to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

(3)to report from time to time;

(4)to appoint specialist advisers; and

(5)to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

That Mr Crispin Blunt, Steve Brine, Lorely Burt, Mr Nick Gibb, Sir Alan Meale and Derek Twigg be members of the Committee.

Amendment (a)

Mr Christoper Chope

Mr David Nuttall

Mr Charles Walker

Mr Edward Leigh

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Mr Peter Bone

Mr David DavisMr Stewart JacksonMr Graham Brady

Mr John RedwoodMr Andrew TurnerPaul Flynn

Leave out lines 13 and 14 and insert ‘That the membership of the Committee shall be nominated by the Committee of Selection under Standing Order No. 121 following elections within the parties using whatever democratic and transparent method they choose.’.

14. CLIMATE CHANGE

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 4 March, be approved.

15. ENERGY

Secretary Edward Davey

That the draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 4 March, be approved.

16. CHURCH OF ENGLAND (GENERAL SYNOD) (MEASURES)

Sir Tony Baldry

That the Clergy Discipline (Amendment) Measure (HC 1021), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, which was laid before this House on 28 February, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said Measure was laid before Parliament.

17.CHURCH OF ENGLAND (GENERAL SYNOD) (MEASURES)

Sir Tony Baldry

That the Diocese in Europe Measure (HC 1020), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, which was laid before this House on 28 February, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said Measure was laid before Parliament.

18. OFFICIAL STATISTICS

Francis Maude

That the draft Official Statistics Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 6 March, be approved.

19. COMPANIES

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 6 March, be approved.

20. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Mr Secretary Moore

That the draft Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 11 March, be approved.

21. MARRIAGE (SAME SEX COUPLES) BILL: REPORT STAGE

Not amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Queen’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading.

For Amendments see pages 953-59 of Supplement to Votes.

22. GROCERIES CODE ADJUDICATOR BILL [LORDS]: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Consideration of a Lords Amendment to a Commons Amendment.

The Lords Amendment does not engage financial privilege.

23. GROCERIES CODE ADJUDICATOR BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME MOTION) (No. 4)

Secretary Vince Cable

That the following provisions shall apply to the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 19 November 2012 (Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] (Programme)):

Consideration of Lords Message

(1)Proceedings on the Lords Message shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement at today’s sitting.

Subsequent stages

(2)Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

(3)The Proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

24. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

Secretary Vince Cable

That this House authorises the Secretary of State to undertake to pay, and to pay by way of financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982, in respect of the Start-Up Loans scheme, sums exceeding 10 million and up to a cumulative total of 15.5 million.

25. CONSUMER PROTECTION

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 8 Domestic Infringements) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 19 December 2012, be approved.

26. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Mr Secretary Moore

That the draft Scotland Act 2002 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 10 January, be approved.

27. INTERNATIONAL IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

Secretary Justine Greening

That the draft Global Growth Institute (Legal Capacities) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

28. EDUCATION

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Duty to Participate in Education or Training (Alternative Ways of Working) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 14 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

29. EDUCATION

Secretary Michael Gove

That the draft Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (Consequential Amendments to Part 1 of the Education and Skills Act 2008) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 14 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

30PUBLIC SERVICE PENSIONS BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Lords Amendments 18, 19, 22, 28, 29, 37 to 39, 45, 78, 79, 82, 114, 117, 119 and 127 engage financial privilege.

31PUBLIC SERVICE PENSIONS BILL (PROGRAMME MOTION) (No. 2)

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

That the following provisions shall apply to the Public Service Pensions Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 29 October 2012 (Public Service Pensions Bill (Programme)):

Consideration of Lords Amendments

(1)Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after their commencement at today’s sitting.

(2)The Lords Amendments shall be considered in the following order: Nos 78 and 79 No. 9 Nos 1 to 8, 10 to 77, 80 to 128

Subsequent stages

(3)Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

(4)The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

32PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS]

Not amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

33FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

Secretary Vince Cable

That this House authorises the Secretary of State to undertake to pay, and to pay by way of financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982, in respect of Beechbrook Capital as part of the Business Finance Partnership, sums exceeding 10 million and up to a cumulative total of 20 million.

34ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

35E-TABLING OF WRITTEN QUESTIONS

Mr Charles Walker

That this House approves the recommendations relating to written parliamentary questions contained in paragraphs 19 and 20 of the Third Report of the Procedure Committee, on E-tabling of parliamentary questions for written answer, HC 775.

36BACKBENCH BUSINESS (AMENDMENT OF STANDING ORDERS)

Mr Charles Walker

That—

(1)Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee) be amended in line 23, at the end, to add “and to hear representations from Members of the House in public”;

(2)Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business) be amended in line 50, at the end, by adding the words “Provided that the figure of thirty-five days shall be increased by one day for each week the House shall sit in a session in excess of a year.”;

(3)the following new Standing Order be made—

“Allocation of time to backbench business

(1) Where proceedings to be taken as backbench business have been determined by the Backbench Business Committee in accordance with paragraph (8) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), a motion may be made on behalf of that Committee at the commencement of those proceedings by the chair or another member of the committee allocating time to the proceedings; and the question on any such motion shall be put forthwith.

(2) A motion under paragraph (1)—

(a) shall be in the terms of a resolution of the Backbench Business Committee reported to the House in accordance with paragraph (9) of Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee);

(b) may not provide for any proceedings to be taken after the expiration of the time for opposed business other than the decisions on any questions necessary to dispose of the backbench business, such questions to include the questions on any amendment selected by the Speaker which may then be moved.

(c) may provide that Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the backbench business.

(4) Standing Order No. 152J (Backbench Business Committee) be amended in line 42, at the end, by adding the words—

“(9) The Committee shall report to the House any resolution which it makes about the allocation of time to proceedings to be taken as backbench business on a day allotted under paragraph (4) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), provided that such a resolution is agreed without a division.”.

37EXPLANATORY STATEMENTS ON AMENDMENTS TO BILLS

Mr Charles Walker

That this House approves the recommendation contained in paragraph 21 of the Procedure Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2012-13, Explanatory statements on amendments, HC 979.

38WATER COMPANIES (SOCIAL TARIFFS) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Thomas Docherty

39WATER COMPANIES (MINIMUM TARIFFS) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Thomas Docherty

40TRAIN COMPANIES (MINIMUM FARES) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Thomas Docherty

41GIFT VOUCHERS AND INSOLVENCY BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Mr Michael McCann

42CHARITIES ACT 2011 (AMENDMENT) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Mr Peter Bone

43TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (CONTROL OF ADVERTISEMENTS) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2007 (AMENDMENT) BILL: SECOND READING

Member in charge: Mr Nicholas Brown

44ADMINISTRATION

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on behalf of the Committee of Selection

That Graham Evans be discharged from the Administration Committee and Nicholas Soames be added.