Previous business
Thursday, 4 April 2019

Commons: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Exiting the European Union (including Topical Questions) Oral questions; 9:30 am
  • Gender pay gap – Dawn Butler Urgent question
  • Business Questions to the Leader of the House – Andrea Leadsom Business Statement
  • Sharia penal code in Brunei – Mark Field Ministerial statement
  • Debate on a Motion relating to the Introduction of the 2019 Loan Charge - Ross Thomson, Sir Edward Davey, Ruth Cadbury, Dr David Drew, Anna Turley, Caroline Lucas Backbench Business
  • Debate on a Motion relating to Restrictive Intervention of Children and Young People - Norman Lamb, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Helen Hayes Backbench Business
  • Travellers in Mole Valley – Paul Beresford Adjournment debate

Lords: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Ensuring long-term viability of upland farming – Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Oral questions; 11:00 am
  • Reducing the number of households in fuel poverty – Baroness Donaghy Oral questions
  • Current assessment of freedom of religion in China – the Bishop of St Albans Oral questions
  • Report from the Economic Affairs Committee 'Making Tax Digital for VAT: Treating Small Businesses Fairly'; Report from the Economic Affairs Committee 'The Powers of HMRC: Treating Taxpayers Fairly' – Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Debate
  • Report from the Communications Committee 'UK advertising in a digital age' – Lord Gilbert of Panteg Debate
  • Decision by some teachers to take a 20 per cent pay cut in order to prevent staff redundancies – Lord Watson of Invergowrie Oral questions
  • Report from the European Union Committee 'Brexit: food prices and availability' – Lord Teverson Debate
  • To move, further to the resolution of the House of 28 January that Her Majesty’s Government should provide sufficient time for this House to ensure the timely passage of legislation necessary to implement any deal or proposition that has commanded the support of the majority of the House of Commons, that: (1) Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with to allow the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill to be taken through all its stages this day; and (2) Standing Order 39 (Order of Business) be dispensed with to enable that Bill to be considered after the motions on Economic Affairs Committee reports in the name of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean. – Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town Motion
  • As an amendment to the above motion, to leave out from “move” to the end and to insert “that the Standing Orders of the House relating to public business shall apply to all proceedings on the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill – Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “move” to the end nd to insert “notwithstanding the non-binding resolution of the House of 28 January that Her Majesty’s Government should provide sufficient ime for this House to ensure the timely passage of legislation necessary to implement any deal or proposition that has commanded the support of the majority of the House of Commons, that this House does not consider it is in keeping with the traditions and procedures of the House of Lords, its proper scrutinising role or its function as a safeguard of the constitution to apply unprecedented procedures to this Bill, and therefore declines to dispense with normal Standing Orders – Lord True Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “move” to the end and to insert “notes that the Prime Minister has already indicated her ntention to ask for a delay in the date for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union and considers it unnecessary, as well as undesirable and unprecedented, to apply exceptional procedures to the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5 Bill) and therefore regrets the proposal by Her Majesty’s Opposition to do so – Baroness Noakes Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from first “that” to the end and to insert “the attempt to accelerate procedures on the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill is not in accordance with normal practice in either House of Parliament and the provisions of Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) should be dispensed with only to the extent necessary to allow the First and Second Readings of the Bill to be taken on one day, the Committee stage on a subsequent day, and the Report and Third Reading to be taken on the same day subsequently – Viscount Ridley Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “Commons,” to the end and to insert “notes that more than one day is required for this House to have sufficient time to scrutinise the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill received from the House of Commons that has had less than one day of consideration in that House, and had not been received by this House by the end of business on 3 April – Lord Robathan Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, at the end to insert “but in view of the exceptional constitutional implications of the proposal put forward, regrettably without agreement in the Usual Channels, for its exceptional consideration in the House of Lords, the House shall not resolve itself into a Committee on the bill until at least 24 hours after a report from the Constitution Committee on the bill has been laid before the House – Lord Hamilton of Epsom Motion
  • To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, at the end to insert “but the House shall not resolve itself into a Committee on the bill until at least 24 hours after a report from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on the bill has been laid before the House.” – Lord Blencathra Motion
  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - second reading – Lord Rooker Legislation
  • Final implementation of Sharia Penal Code in Brunei Darussalam – Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Statement

Commons: Westminster Hall   See this day →

  • Tenth Report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee on the launch of the Sub-Committee on Disinformation, HC 2090 – Damian Collins Westminster Hall debate; 1:30 pm
  • Sixteenth Report of the Foreign Affairs Committee on China and the Rules-Based International System, HC 612 – Thomas Tugendhat Westminster Hall debate
  • IR35 Tax Reforms – Ged Killen Westminster Hall debate

Lords: Select Committees

EU External Affairs Sub-Committee: Private Meeting 10:00 am; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Procedure Committee (Lords): Private Meeting 1:00 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster