House of Commons

House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday
3rd September 2012

No. 35

The House met at 2.30 pm.

PRAYERS.

1 Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

2 Urgent Question: UKBA and London Metropolitan University (Damian Green)

3 Statements: (1) House of Lords Reform Bill (Deputy Prime Minister)

(2) Syria (Secretary William Hague)

4 Application for emergency debate (Standing Order No. 24)

Tim Farron proposed that the House should debate the award of the West Coast Main Line franchise to First Group.

The Speaker declined to put the application to the House.

5 European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [Lords]: Second Reading

Bill read a second time.

6 European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [Lords] (Programme)

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [Lords]:

Committal

1. The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on Consideration and Third Reading

2. Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken in two days in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

3. Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the second day.

4. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

Programming committee

5. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House, to any proceedings on consideration or to proceedings on Third Reading.

Other proceedings

6. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.-(James Duddridge.)

Question agreed to.

7 Adjournment

Subject: Abuse of persons with learning disabilities (Mr Tom Clarke).

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.-(James Duddridge.)

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

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Philip Dunne.)

Adjourned at 10.15 pm until tomorrow.

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Other proceedings

Lords Messages

8 Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to set up a Groceries Code Adjudicator with the role of enforcing the Groceries Code and encouraging compliance with it, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

9 House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to make provision for peers to cease to be members of the House of Lords by way of retirement or in the event of non-attendance or criminal conviction, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

10 Smoke-free Private Vehicles Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to amend the Health Act 2006 to make provision for a ban on smoking in private vehicles where there are children present, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

11 Private Bills: London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords]

The Lords communicate that they have considered the Commons message of 12 July in respect of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords] and have come to the following resolution:

That the promoters of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords], which was originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2007–08 on 22 January 2008, should have leave to proceed with the Bill in the current Session according to the provisions of House of Lords Standing Order 150B (Revival of Bills);

12 Private Bills: City of London (Various Powers) Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to amend the provision for the control of street trading in the City of London; to make provision relating to City walkways; and for related purposes, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

13 Private Bills: London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords]

The Lords have passed a Bill to confer further powers upon local authorities in London and upon Transport for London; and for related purposes, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

First Reading and Printing of Lords Bills

14 Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time tomorrow, and to be printed pursuant to Standing Order No. 57A (Bill 62), with Explanatory Notes (Bill 62–EN).

15 Smoke-free Private Vehicles Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 2 November, and to be printed (Bill 64).

Disqualification of a Member

16 Disqualification of a Member

Notification, laid upon the Table by the Speaker, That Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer had on 29 August appointed Louise Daphne Mensch, Member for Corby, to be Steward and Bailiff of Her Majesty’s Manor of Northstead in the county of York.

Withdrawal of Bills

17 House of Lords Reform Bill

Bill withdrawn.

Private Business

18 Private Bills [Lords]

Certificate by the Clerk in the Private Bill Office laid upon the Table by the Speaker, That, in respect of the following Bill brought from the House of Lords, the Agents have deposited in the Private Bill Office declarations signed by them, stating that the Bill is the same, in every respect, as the Bill which was brought from the House of Lords in the last Session:

London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords].

19 City of London (Various Powers) Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first time; and referred to the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills.

20 London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords]

Bill read the first and second time; to be committed (Order, 11 July).

General Committees: Reports

21 European Committee B to consider European Union Documents 5754/6/12, relating to an amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, and No. 11846/11, relating to a draft Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis

Mr James Gray (Chair) reported the following Resolution:

That the Committee takes note of European Union Documents No. 5754/6/12, relating to an amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, and No. 11846/11, relating to a draft Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis; and supports the Government’s intention not to opt out of the draft Council Regulation under Protocol (No. 19) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

22 European Committee B in respect of European Union Document No. 8552/12, relating to a Commission Communication on the External Dimension of European Union Social Security Co-ordination

Mr Lee Scott (Chair) reported the following Resolution:

That the Committee takes note of European Union Document No. 8552/12, relating to a Commission Communication on the External Dimension of European Union Social Security Co-ordination; supports the Government’s view that the organisation and financing of national social security systems is exclusively the competence of Member States; and shares the Government’s concerns that the extension of European Union competence in the area of social security co-ordination, through developing case law and regulations, will further undermine Member States’ ability to protect their social security systems.

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).

23 Second Delegated Legislation Committee (Draft Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012)

Members: Mr Edward Timpson and Mike Weatherley discharged and Mark Pawsey and David Rutley nominated in substitution.

24 European Committee B in respect of European Union Documents 5754/6/12, relating to an amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, and No. 11846/11, relating to a draft Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis in place of Miss Anne McIntosh.

Chair: Mr James Gray.

Reports from Select Committees

25 Administration Committee

(1) Visitor Access and Facilities and Television: Rules of Coverage: Responses to the Committee’s First and Second Reports of Session 2012–13: First Special Report, to be printed (HC 545);

(2) Record of the Committee’s discussions at its meeting on 3 September, to be published

(Sir Alan Haselhurst).

26 Communities and Local Government Committee

(1) Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair of the Audit Commission: Fourth Report, with evidence, to be printed with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 553);

(2) The Co-operative Council: Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Councillors and the community: Written evidence, to be published

(Clive Betts).

27 Treasury Committee

(1) Fixing LIBOR: some preliminary findings:

(i) Second Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 481);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published;

(2) Access to cash machines for basic bank account holders:

(i) Third Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 544);

(ii) Written evidence, to be published;

(3) Correspondence from Martin Wheatley, Managing Director, Conduct Business Unit, Financial Services Authority, regarding the Retail Distribution Review: Written evidence, to be published

(ordered to be printed in the adjournment (Standing Order No. 137)) (Clerk of the House).

John Bercow

Speaker

The Speaker will take the Chair at 2.30 pm.

APPENDIX

Papers presented and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates under Standing Orders No. 158 and 159:

Wednesday 18 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

1 Competition

Enterprise Act 2002 (Merger Fees) (Amendment and Revocation) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1878), dated 17 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

2 Constitutional Law

Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008 (Ticket Touting Offence) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1852), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Secretary Moore).

3 Income Tax

Registered Pension Schemes (Authorised Payments) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1881), dated 17 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban).

Other Papers:

4 National Debt

(1) National Savings Stock Register (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1877), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban);

(2) Savings Certificates (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1882), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban); and

(3) Savings Certificates (Children’s Bonus Bonds) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1880), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban).

Thursday 19 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

5 Ecclesiastical Law

(1) Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1846), dated 6 July 2012 (by Measure) (Clerk of the House); and

(2) Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1847), dated 6 July 2012 (by Measure) (Clerk of the House).

6 Environmental Protection

Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1889), dated 17 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Caroline Spelman).

7 Excise

(1) Gaming Duty (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1897), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Miss Chloe Smith); and

(2) Remote Gambling (Double Taxation Relief) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1900), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Miss Chloe Smith).

8 Fire and Rescue Services

Fire and Rescue Authorities (National Framework) (England) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1886), dated 13 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

9 Housing

Allocation of Housing (Qualification Criteria for Armed Forces) (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1869), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

10 Immigration

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 8423) (Secretary Theresa May).

11 Income Tax

(1) Business Investment Relief Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1898), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr David Gauke); and

(2) Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1895), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr David Gauke).

12 Road Traffic

M62 Motorway (Junctions 25 to 30) (Actively Managed Hard Shoulder and Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1865), dated 16 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Justine Greening).

13 Value Added Tax

Value Added Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1899), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr David Gauke).

Other Papers:

14 Communities and Local Government

Memorandum to the Communities and Local Government Committee on Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Rating (Empty Properties) Act 2007 (by Command) (Cm. 8411) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Friday 20 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

15 Customs

Export Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1910), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

Other Papers:

16 Energy

(1) Government Response to Consultation on Feed-in Tariffs Scheme: Comprehensive Review Phase 2B: Tariffs for non-PV technologies and scheme administration issues: Feed in Tariffs Scheme (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey); and

(2) Renewable Heat Incentive: Providing certainty, improving performance (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

17 Energy and Climate Change

Department of Energy and Climate Change Minute, dated 120 July 2012, concerning an announcement on RHI and FITs (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

Monday 23 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

18 Fees and Charges

(1) Registrar of Companies (Fees) (Companies, Overseas Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1907), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable); and

(2) Registrar of Companies (Fees) (European Economic Interest Grouping and European Public Limited-Liability Company) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1908), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

19 National Health Service

National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1909), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Mr Secretary Lansley).

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

20 Council Tax

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments) (Council Tax) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1915), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

21 Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries

Hinkley Point Harbour Empowerment Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1914), dated 19 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Justine Greening).

22 Medicines

Human Medicines Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1916), dated 19 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Mr Secretary Lansley).

Other Papers:

23 Communities and Local Government

Government Response to the First Report from the Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2010–12, on Financing of New Housing Supply (by Command) (Cm. 8401) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

24 National Health Service

Explanatory Memorandum to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1916), (laid 23 July) (by Command) (Mr Secretary Lansley).

25 Pensions

Impact Assessment to the Employers’ Duties (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1813), (laid 12 July) (by Command) (Secretary Iain Duncan Smith).

Withdrawn Papers:

26 National Health Service

Explanatory Memorandum to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1916), (by Command) (laid 23 July 2012).

27 Pensions

Impact Assessment to the Employers’ Duties (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1813) (by Command) (laid 24 July 2012).

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

28 Wildlife

(1) Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1927), dated 20 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Caroline Spelman); and

(2) Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1928), dated 20 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Caroline Spelman).

Other Papers:

29 Communities and Local Government

Department for Communities and Local Government Minute, dated 25 July 2012, concerning a contingent liability arising from an authorised guarantee agreement relating to the North West Control Centre Building (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

30 Energy

Government Response to the Consultation on proposals for the levels of banded support under the Renewables Obligation for the period 2013–17 and the Renewables Obligation Order 2012 (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

31 Social Security Administration

Accounts of the National Insurance Fund Investment Account for 2011–12 (by Act) (Miss Chloe Smith).

Thursday 26 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

32 County Courts

Allocation and Transfer of Proceedings (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1955), dated 18 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

Other Papers:

33 Air Force (Constitution)

Air Publication 3393-Thirteenth Edition of The Royal Air Force Manual for Officer Commissioning and Terms of Service (by Act) (Secretary Philip Hammond).

34 Senior Courts

Civil Courts (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1954), dated 23 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

Friday 27 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

35 Land Registration

Land Registration Fee Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1969), dated 24 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

36 Police

(1) Police (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1960), dated 24 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May); and

(2) Special Constables (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1961), dated 24 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

Monday 30 July 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

37 Animals

Bluetongue (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1977), dated 25 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Caroline Spelman).

38 Climate Change Levy

Climate Change Agreements (Administration) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1976), dated 25 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

39 Education

(1) Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1919), dated 19 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove);

(2) National Curriculum (Exceptions for First, Second, Third and Fourth Key Stages) (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1926), dated 23 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove); and

(3) School Premises (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1943), dated 19 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove).

Tuesday 31 July 2012

Other Papers:

40 Freedom of Information

Certificate of the Attorney General, made in accordance with Section 53(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (by Act) (The Attorney General).

Wednesday 1 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

41 Pensions

Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1989), dated 27 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Other Papers:

42 Communities and Local Government

Government Response to the First Report from the Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2012–13, on Park Homes (by Command) (Cm. 8424) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

43 Treasury

Financial sector resolution: broadening the regime (by Command) (Cm. 8419) (Mr Mark Hoban).

Thursday 2 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

44 Financial Services and Markets

(1) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Gibraltar) (Amendment) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2017), dated 27 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban); and

(2) Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (Amendment) Regulation 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2015), dated 27 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Mark Hoban).

45 Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries

Caernarfon Harbour Trust (Constitution) Harbour Revision Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 1984), dated 27 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Justine Greening).

Other Papers:

46 Justice

Public Bodies Act 2011: Consultation Paper on an order to give legal effect to the administrative merger of the Crown Prosecution Service and the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office: the Government response (by Command) (Cm. 8422) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

Friday 3 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

47 Magistrates’ Courts

Magistrates’ Courts (Sexual Offences Act 2003) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2018), dated 31 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

Tuesday 7 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

48 Family Proceedings

Family Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2046), dated 31 July 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

49 Town and Country Planning

Neighbourhood Planning (Prescribed Dates) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2030), dated 2 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Wednesday 8 August 2012

Other Papers:

50 Defence Council

Reserve Forces Non Regular Permanent Staff (Redundancy Scheme) Regulations 2012, dated 8 August 2012 (by Act) (Secretary Philip Hammond).

Thursday 9 August 2012

Other Papers:

51 Treaty Series No. 40 (2012)

Agreement, done at Riyadh on 2 January 2012, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (by Command) (Cm. 8426) (Secretary William Hague).

Friday 10 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

52 Criminal Law

Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2067), dated 8 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (The Attorney General).

53 Education

(1) Education (School Teachers’ Appraisal) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2055), dated 6 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove); and

(2) School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2051), dated 9 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove).

Monday 13 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

54 Miscellaneous No. 5 (2012)

Agreement, adopted at Tunis on 29 June 2009, for the Establishment of the African Support Facility, with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Cm. 8427) (Secretary William Hague).

55 Police

(1) Police and Crime Commissioner (Disqualification) (Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2087), dated 9 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May); and

(2) Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Returning Officers’ Accounts) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2088), dated 9 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

56 Local Government

Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2089), dated 10 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Other Papers:

57 Immigration

Immigration (Designation of Travel Bans) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2058), dated 13 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

58 Treaty Series No. 41 (2012)

Agreement, done at the Hague on 5 November 2010, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in respect of Aruba, for the Exchange of Information with respect to Taxes (by Command) (Cm. 8431) (Secretary William Hague).

59 Treaty Series No. 42 (2012)

Convention, done at Budapest on 7 September 2011, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Hungary for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital Gains, with Protocol (by Command) (Cm. 8430) (Secretary William Hague).

Thursday 16 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

60 Children and Young Persons

(1) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2113), dated 14 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May); and

(2) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2112), dated 14 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

61 Customs

Export Control (Syria and Burma Sanctions Amendment) and Miscellaneous Revocations Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2125), dated 15 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

62 Police

Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2114), dated 14 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

Friday 17 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

63 Housing

Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2111), dated 11 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

64 Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups

(1) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. (N.I.), 2012, No. 320), dated 14 August 2012 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May);

(2) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. (N.I.), 2012, No. 322), dated 14 August 2012 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May);

(3) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. (N.I.), 2012, No. 323), dated 14 August 2012 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May); and

(4) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Prescribed Criteria and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. (N.I.), 2012, No. 319), dated 14 August 2012 (by Statutory Instrument), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Theresa May).

Monday 20 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

65 Road Traffic

M25 Motorway (Junctions 7 to 16) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2134), dated 15 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Justine Greening).

Tuesday 21 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

66 Energy Conservation

Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2140), dated 16 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

Wednesday 22 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

67 Education

(1) Further Education Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development and Registration (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2165), dated 20 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable); and

(2) Further Education Teachers’ Qualifications (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2166), dated 20 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Vince Cable).

Tuesday 28 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

68 Urban Development

London Legacy Development Corporation (Planning Functions) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2167), dated 20 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

Wednesday 29 August 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

69 Children and Young Persons

Childcare (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2168), dated 20 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Michael Gove).

70 Senior Courts

Civil Procedure (Amendment No.2) Rules 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2208), dated 7 August 2012 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Kenneth Clarke).

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 3 September 2012

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

71 Energy

Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity Supply Licences (No. 3 of 2012) (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Edward Davey).

Other Papers:

72 Civil Aviation

Report and Accounts of the Civil Aviation Authority for 2011–12 (by Act) (Secretary Justine Greening).

73 Communities and Local Government

Department for Communities and Local Government Financial Minute, dated 3 September 2012, Contingent Liabilities arising from the closure of the Regional Development Agencies (by Command) (Secretary Eric Pickles).

74 Education

(1) Draft legislation on Family Justice (by Command) (Cm. 8437) (Secretary Michael Gove); and

(2) Draft Legislation on Reform of provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (by Command) (Cm. 8438) (Secretary Michael Gove).

75 Freedom of Information

Report by the Information Commissioner on Ministerial veto on disclosure of parts of the minutes of Cabinet meetings in March 2003 (by Act); to be printed (HC 547) (Clerk of the House).

CORRIGENDA

Wednesday 11 July 2012

Item 35, International Development Committee should read:

The Development Situation in Malawi: Third Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report, and written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 6 March 2012, in the previous session of Parliament (HC 118) (Sir Malcolm Bruce).

Monday 16 July 2012

Item 22, International Development Committee should read:

(1) Tax in Developing Countries: Fourth Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report, and written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 22 and 28 February, 6 March and 24 April 2012, in the previous session of Parliament, and 13 and 26 June and 10 July (HC 130);

(2) DFID’s Programme in Zambia: Fifth Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the report, and written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 6 March 2012, in the previous session of Parliament, and 13 June and 10 July (HC 119);

(3) The Future of Afghanistan: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) The Work of ICAI-June 2012: Written evidence, to be published

(Sir Malcolm Bruce).

Prepared 4th September 2012