Monday, 20 July 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the shared prosperity fund.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that recipient local authorities are informed when a family is moved by another local authority to temporary accommodation in their local authority area.
What steps he is taking to increase investment in town centres.
What infrastructure projects the Government are supporting in (a) Northamptonshire and (b) England to enable more housing to be built.
When the Government plan to bring forward legislative proposals for the renters reform Bill.
What steps he is taking to support the safe reopening of high streets as covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the role of local authorities in helping to prevent local outbreaks of covid-19.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that new housing is of the highest standard of environmental sustainability.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that dangerous cladding is removed from residential buildings of all heights.
What steps he is taking to support house building by housing associations.
What his timetable is for bringing forward legislative proposals on leasehold and commonhold reform.
What assessment he has made of the effect on environmental standards of the Government’s proposed planning reforms.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of trends in the level of second home ownership on local communities.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement updating the House on the latest developments with respect to China, and in particular Hong Kong. As I told the House on 1 July, the UK wants...
With permission, Mr Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a statement on our action against coronavirus. Thanks to the perseverance of the British people and the hard work of those on the...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Last Friday, after a term like no other, primary schools in St Helens and across England finished for the summer. In recent years, my son, like over 2...
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee
“(1) A public authority specified in subsection (3) may disclose information for the purpose of facilitating the exercise by a Minister of the Crown of the Minister’s functions...
“(1) If a person discloses information in contravention of section (Disclosure of information by other authorities)(5) which relates to a person whose identity— (a) is specified in...
“(1) Negotiations towards a free trade agreement may not commence until the Secretary of State has laid draft negotiating objectives in respect of that agreement before both Houses of...
“(1) After IP completion day, agricultural goods imported under a free trade agreement may be imported into the UK only if the standards to which those goods were produced were as high as,...
(1) Regulations under section 2(1) may make provision for the purpose of implementing an international trade agreement only if the conditions in subsections (2) and (3) are met in relation to the...
Amendment proposed: 10, page 2, line 33, at end insert— “(6A) No regulations may be made under subsection (1) by a Minister of the Crown, so far as they contain provision which would...
Amendments made: 6, page 5, line 21, leave out “the Secretary of State” and insert “a Minister of the Crown”. This amendment would allow HMRC to share information with...
Ordered, That— (1) the Resolution of 28 January 2019 (Proxy Voting (Implementation)), as amended by the Order of 16 January 2020 (Proxy voting (duration of pilot)) shall apply as if, for...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 3 to 6 together. Ordered,
That Nickie Aiken be discharged from the Backbench Business Committee and Mr Gareth Bacon be added.
That Daniel Kawczynski be discharged from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee and Ian Levy be added.
That Anthony Mangnall and Gary Sambrook be discharged from the Procedure Committee and James Gray and Douglas Ross be added.
That Nickie Aiken be discharged from the Women and Equalities Committee and Elliot Colburn be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(David Duguid.)
The following is the list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy:
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