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House of Commons debates

Monday, 10 February 2020

  • Home Department

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I will be brief. Before the 2017 general election, Amnesty International carried out research into abuse against female MPs. The results showed that my right hon....

  • Deportation Flight to Jamaica

    68 speeches

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary, as she leaves the Chamber, if she will make a statement on the suppression of the Windrush lessons learned review and its implications for the...

  • Flood Response

    64 speeches

    With your permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement about the significant flooding caused by the heavy rain and severe gale force winds brought by Storm Ciara. First and foremost, I extend...

  • Bills Presented

    1 speech

    As the House can see, we have a good many Bills to be presented today. In order to save time and so that we can get on with today’s main business, I will accept private notice of the dates...

    • Anxiety in Schools (Environmental Concerns) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for guidance to schools about...

    • Decarbonisation of Road Transport (Audit) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for independent audits of the costs...

      Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for an independent audit of the...

      Anxiety (Environmental Concerns) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to reduce...

      Housing Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to amend Part 3 of the Housing Act 2004 to provide...

      Caravan Sites Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to amend the Caravan Sites and Control of Development...

      Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to amend the Mobile Homes Act 1983; and for connected...

      Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to limit exit payments made by public sector...

      Student Loans (Debt Interest) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to limit the rate of interest chargeable on...

      Local Authorities (Removal of Council Tax Restrictions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope presented a Bill to make provision for the removal of restrictions on principal local authorities in England to set...

      Healthcare (Local Accountability) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the local accountability of...

      Human Rights and Responsibilities Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to require persons bringing claims or proceedings...

      Public Service Broadcasters (Privatisation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the...

      BBC Licence Fee (Civil Penalty) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies, Sir Mike Penning and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision...

      Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to require the Government to publish an annual review...

      National Health Service (Co-Funding and Co-Payment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope presented a Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England;...

      Value Added Tax Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to enable the maximum turnover threshold for...

      Deregulation Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the reduction of burdens...

      Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to create offences in respect of persons who have...

      Border Control Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about requirements for non-UK...

      Foreign Nationals (Criminal Offender and Prisoner Removal) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the removal from the United...

      Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to impose duties relating to the provision of public...

      International Development Assistance (Definition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the definition of...

      Schools Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to enable schools to select pupils on the basis of...

      Bat Habitats Regulation Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision to limit the protection for bat...

      Green Belt Protection Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to establish a national register of green belt land...

      International Payments (Audit) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision to require cost-benefit analysis...

      Local Authorities (Borrowing and Investment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the acquisition of land and...

      Benefits and Public Services (Restriction) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision to restrict the entitlement of...

      Public Services (Availability) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the availability of public...

      Working Time and Holiday Pay Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working...

      Local Roads (Investment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the maintenance and repair of...

      Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the regulation of the sale and...

      Mobile Homes and Park Homes Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to require the use of published criteria to determine...

      Sublet Property (Offences) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make the breach of certain rules relating to...

      Student Loans (Debt Discharge) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about the forgiveness or discharge...

      Stamp Duty Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the reduction of stamp duty...

      Speed Limits (England) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to prohibit permanent derogations from a 30 mile per...

      Judicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to repeal provisions for the compulsory retirement of...

      Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to reduce Value Added Tax on domestic energy bills;...

      Criminal Fraud (Private Prosections) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about private prosecutions in cases...

      Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to amend the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 to make provision...

      Voter Registration Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope, Philip Davies, Nigel Mills, Henry Smith, presented a Bill to prohibit persons from being...

      Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies and Henry Smith, presented a Bill to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS Hospitals for...

      General Election (Leaders' Debates) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates between leaders of political parties during a...

      Prime Minister (Temporary Replacement) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies, Henry Smith and Nigel Mills, presented a Bill to make provision for the carrying out of the...

      Prime Minister (Accountability to the House of Commons) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to impose duties on the Prime Minister relating to accountability to the House of Commons; to require the...

      British Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope, Philip Davies, Henry Smith and Nigel Mills, presented a Bill to create an independent...

      Homeless People (Current Accounts) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies and Sir Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to require banks to provide current accounts for...

      Electoral Candidates (Age) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to allow a person who is age 18 or older on the day of a parliamentary or local election to stand as a...

      Child Safety (Cycle Helmets) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope and Nigel Mills, presented a Bill to require children under 16 to wear a safety helmet...

      Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the creation of secure safe...

      Isham Bypass Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to impose duties relating to the completion of the Isham Bypass; and for connected purposes. Bill read the...

      North Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to make provision about the restructuring of urgent care facilities in North Northamptonshire; and for...

      Local Government (Governance) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Sir Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to require local authorities to operate a committee system of internal...

      Evictions (Universal Credit Claimants) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Chris Stephens presented a Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to prevent the evictions of Universal Credit claimants in rent...

      Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Chris Stephens, presented a Bill to amend the Welfare Reform Act 2012 to provide that a Universal Credit claimant may not be sanctioned for...

      Asylum Seekers (Accommodation Eviction Procedures) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Chris Stephens presented a Bill to make provision for asylum seekers to challenge the proportionality of a proposed eviction from...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. It has come to my attention that I have again been mistaken for another black MP—this time on parliamentary TV. My name is Abena Oppong-Asare. I...

  • Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill

    105 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Bill now be read a Second time. Members of the Windrush generation came to the United Kingdom to rebuild Britain after the war, and they have contributed so much to our...

  • Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall...

  • WINDRUSH CoMPENSAtIoN SCHEME (EXPENDItURE) BILL (MoNEY)

    Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Windrush Compensation Scheme...

  • Social Security

    22 speeches

    Before I call the Minister to move motion 4, I should alert the House to the fact that the published Order Paper states, incorrectly, that the instruments referred to in motions 4 and 5 have not...

  • Pensions

    2 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 27 January, be approved. The GMP increase order is an entirely technical matter...

  • Business without Debate

  • European Statutory Instruments

    Ordered, That Kirsty Blackman, Geraint Davies, Mrs Flick Drummond, Philip Dunne, Sir David Evennett, Vicky Ford, Mark Garnier, Andrew Jones, Stephen Kinnock, Charlotte Nichols, Mary Robinson,...

  • GP Provision: Pilsley

    6 speeches

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

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