Order Paper No.7: Part 1Monday 15 April 2013

Summary Agenda

CHAMBER

2.30pm

Prayers

Afterwards

Oral Questions: Defence

3.30pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any)

Until any hour

Finance (No.2) Bill: Second Reading

Followed by

Motions without separate debate:

OP buttonProgramme Motion

OP buttonCarry-Over Motion

No debate

Children and Families Bill (Programme) (No.2) (Motion)

No debate

Statutory Instrument (Motion for approval)

European Union Document (Motion)

No debate after 10.00pm

Financial Assistance to Industry (Motion to Refer)

No debate after 10.00pm

Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (Motion to refer)

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour

Adjournment Debate: Community Pharmacies and NHS Reorganisation

CONTENTS

Part 1: Business Today

3Chamber

10Written Ministerial Statements

11Announcements

Part 2: Future Business

13A. Calendar of Business

20B. Remaining Orders and Notices

Notes

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

BUSINESS TODAY: CHAMBER

2.30pm Prayers

Afterwards

QUESTIONS

OP buttonOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

1Chi Onwurah
What steps he is taking to ensure veterans have access to appropriate mental health support. (150728)

2Chris Skidmore
What steps he is taking to promote economic growth by encouraging defence exports. (150729)

3Andrew Selous
What recent discussions he has had with employers to encourage their support for the expansion of reserve forces. (150730)

4Sandra Osborne
If he will provide an update on progress on the Arms Trade Treaty. (150731)

5John Pugh
What plans he has for the commercial or community use of RAF facilities; and if he will make a statement. (150732)

6Gareth Johnson
What the timetable is for implementation of the Defence Engagement Strategy. (150733)

7Nic Dakin
What recent steps the Government has taken to uphold the Armed Forces Covenant.(150734)

8Mr Philip Hollobone
What assessment he has made of the ability of North Korea to deliver a ballistic nuclear warhead and the extent to which such technology is being shared with Iran. (150735)

9Patrick Mercer
What recent representations he has received on defence expenditure. (150736)

10Diana Johnson
What recent progress he has made on balancing the defence budget. (150737)

11Dr Alan Whitehead
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of the renewables industry regarding onshore wind turbine planning applications; and if he will make a statement. (150738)

12Lorraine Fullbrook
What steps he is taking to promote economic growth by encouraging defence exports. (150739)

13Neil Carmichael
What assessment he has made of China's planned expansion of its aircraft carrier capacity. (150740)

14Tom Blenkinsop
What recent steps the Government has taken to uphold the Armed Forces Covenant. (150741)

15Mr David Hanson
What recent assessment he has made of the financial advice provided to injured service personnel. (150742)

16Kerry McCarthy
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme in compensating injured service personnel; and if he will make a statement. (150743)

 17Mrs Mary Glindon
What recent progress he has made on balancing the defence budget. (150744)

18Mel Stride
What steps he is taking to encourage other Government departments to support the Armed Forces Covenant. (150745)

19Bob Stewart
What plans he has for the future of the UK's Trident-based nuclear deterrent. (150746)

 20Gavin Barwell
What financial support his Department is providing to Armed Forces personnel serving in Cyprus. (150747)

 21Amber Rudd
What plans he has for military assets to contribute to the centenary commemoration of the beginning of the First World War. (150748)

22Stephen Metcalfe
What steps he is taking to promote economic growth by encouraging defence exports. (150749)

23Robert Halfon
What recent assessment he has made of the defence situation in the Middle East. (150750)

24Steve McCabe
What progress his Department has made on calculating the costs of withdrawal from Afghanistan. (150751)

25Mr John Baron
What recent representations he has received on defence expenditure. (150752)

3.15pm

OP buttonTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence

T1Graham Evans
If he will make a statement on his Departmental responsibilities. (150753)

T2Hugh Bayley (150754)

T3Ann McKechin (150755)

T4Pauline Latham (150756)

T5Christopher Pincher (150757)

T6Henry Smith (150758)

T7Mel Stride (150759)

T8Anne Marie Morris (150760)

T9Roger Williams (150761)

T10Dan Jarvis (150762)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS

3.30pm

OP buttonUrgent Questions (if any)

OP buttonMinisterial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

1. FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL: SECOND READING

May continue until any hour (Standing Order No. 15(1)(a))

2. FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL: PROGRAMME MOTION

No debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7))

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

That the following provisions shall apply to the Finance (No. 2) Bill:

Committal

(1)The following shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House:

(a) Clauses 1, 3, 16, 183, 184 and 200 to 212;

(b) Schedules 3 and 41;

(c) any new Clauses, and any new Schedules, first appearing on the Order Paper not later than Tuesday 16 April 2013 and relating to tax measures concerning housing; and

(d) any new Clauses, and any new Schedules, relating to value added tax or the bank levy or air passenger duty or the subject matter of Clauses 1 and 16 and Schedule 3 or the subject matter of Clause 3 or the subject matter of Clauses 203 to 212 and Schedule 41.

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

Proceedings in Committee

(3)(a) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in two days.

(b) Those proceedings shall be taken on each of those days as shown in the first column of the following table and in the order so shown.

(c) Each part of the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in relation to it in the second column of the Table.

(d) Standing Order No. 83B (programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House.

Table

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

First day

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to tax measures concerning housing.

Two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to the bank levy; Clauses 200 to 202.

Four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to the subject matter of Clauses 203 to 212 and Schedule 41; Clauses 203 to 212; Schedule 41.

Seven hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

Second day

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to the subject matter of Clauses 1 and 16 and Schedule 3; Clauses 1 and 16; Schedule 3.

Two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to value added tax or the subject matter of Clause 3; Clause 3.

Four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

New Clauses and new Schedules relating to air passenger duty; Clauses 183 and 184.

Six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

(4)(a) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 20 June 2013.

(b) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

(5)When the provisions of the Bill considered, respectively, by the Committee of the whole House and by the Public Bill Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill shall be proceeded with as if it had been reported as a whole to the House from the Public Bill Committee.

Consideration and Third Reading

(6)Proceedings on Consideration and on Third Reading shall be completed in two days.

(7)Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

MOTIONS TO BE TAKEN AT 10.00PM

DEFERRED DIVISIONS

No debate (Standing Order No. 41(A)(3))

The Prime Minister

That, at this day’s sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer relating to the Finance (No. 2) Bill (Carry-Over).

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

3. FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL: CARRY-OVER MOTION

No debate (Standing Order No. 80B(1)(a))

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Finance (No. 2) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.

4. CHILDREN AND FAMILIES BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 2) MOTION

No debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7))

Secretary Michael Gove

That the Order of 25 February 2013 (Children and Families Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows:

In paragraph 2 of the Order (conclusion of proceedings in Public Bill Committee) for ‘Tuesday 23 April 2013’ substitute ‘Thursday 25 April 2013’.

5. CHARITIES

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Sajid Javid

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

6. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMON COMMERCIAL POLICY

No debate (Standing Order No. 119(11))

Michael Fallon

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 11762/11, a draft Regulation amending certain Regulations relating to the common commercial policy as regards the granting of delegated powers for the adoption of certain measures; supports the Government’s view that power is delegated to the Commission in a way which ensures an appropriate balance remains between the roles of the EU institutions; and further supports the Government’s aim to ensure that urgency provisions are justified and that delegated powers are granted for fixed periods.

8. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9)

Mr Andrew Lansley

That the Motion in the name of Secretary Vince Cable relating to Financial Assistance to Industry shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Delegated Legislation Committees) in respect of which notice has been given that the instrument be approved.

8. SECTION 5 OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 1993

No debate after 10.00pm (Standing Order No. 9)

The Prime Minister

Secretary William Hague

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mr Andrew Lansley

That, for the purposes of its approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government’s assessment as set out in the Budget Report shall be treated as if it were an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Delegated Legislation Committees).

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

OP buttonCommunity Pharmacies and NHS Reogranisation: Stephen Pound

WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENTS

STATEMENTS TO BE MADE TODAY

Minister for the Cabinet Office

1.Transparency and open data.

Notes:

Texts of Written Ministerial Statements are available from the Vote Office and on the internet at

http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/hansard/commons/todays-written-statements/

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

During the Easter Adjournment Members may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Friday 12 April.

The results of the shuffles for 15 April (Defence), 16 April (Health) and 17 April (Scotland and Prime Minister) were published on 27 March. They are 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-questions1.pdf

Questions tabled for ordinary written and named day written answer 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.

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.7: Part 2Monday 15 April 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.

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 buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Abortion Statistics

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.

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 buttonAdjournment debate

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 buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Co-operative Schools

Meg Munn

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.

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

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Subject to be announced.

THURSDAY 18 APRIL

CHAMBER

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

OP button10.05amTopical Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

OP button10.15amQuestions to the Minister for Women and Equalities

Afterwards

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

OP buttonAdjournment debate

Subject to be announced.

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 buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment)

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 buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment)

Jeremy Lefroy

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

OP buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment)

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.

WEDNESDAY 1 MAY

OP buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment)

Mrs Eleanor Laing

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

OP buttonSuccession to Hereditary Peerages and Estates Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mary Macleod

OP buttonUK Elected Representatives (Disclosure of Party Membership) Bill: Second Reading

Member in Charge: Mr David Hanson

TUESDAY 7 MAY

OP buttonTen Minute Rule Motion: Driving Offences (Penalties)

Susan Elan Jones

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to undertake a review of the maximum penalties for driving offences leading to death and serious injury; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

This is normally used as a holding title.

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 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.

2.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

3.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.

4.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.

5.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.

6.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.

7DEFAMATION 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.

8. 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.’.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. OFFICIAL STATISTICS

Francis Maude

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

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19.PUBLIC 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.

20.PUBLIC 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.

21.PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS]

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

22.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 Beechbrook Capital as part of the Business Finance Partnership, sums exceeding 10 million and up to a cumulative total of 20 million.

23.ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Lords Amendments 64, 65, 66 and 104 engage financial privilege

Queen’s Consent to be signified in respect of Lords Amendment No. 71

24.EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING

Secretary Vince Cable

That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

25.PUBLIC BODIES

Secretary Maria Miller

That the draft Public Bodies (Merger of the Gambling Commission and the National Lottery Commission) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

26.TRANSPORT

Secretary Patrick McLoughlin

That the draft Local Transport Act 2008 (Traffic Commissioners) (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 25 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

27.REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS

Secretary Chris Grayling

That the draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

28.FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS

Greg Clark

That the draft Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (Contractual Scheme) Regulations 2013, which was laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

29.WATER

Secretary Owen Paterson

That the draft Reservoirs Act 1975 (Exemptions, Appeals and Inspections) (England) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

30.BANKS AND BANKING

Danny Alexander

That the draft Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

31.POLICE

Secretary Theresa May

That the draft Police Act 1997 (Criminal Record Certificates: Relevant Matters) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.

Notes:

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

32.SECTION 5 OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 1993

The Prime Minister

Mr Secretary Hague

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mr Andrew Lansley

Greg Clark

Mr David Lidington

That this House approves, for the purposes of Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government’s assessment as set out in the Budget Report, combined with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook, which forms the basis of the United Kingdom’s Convergence Programme.