Monday, 5 October 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to support development on brownfield sites.
What steps his Department has taken to help places of worship open safely during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps he is taking to ensure that design and beauty are prioritised in the planning system.
What steps he is taking to support rough sleepers during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities receive adequate funding for additional costs related to the covid-19 outbreak.
For what reasons he plans to introduce the future homes standard in 2025.
What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to support high street businesses during the covid-19 outbreak.
When he plans to publish the White Paper on English devolution and local recovery.
What steps he is taking to ensure that high-quality agricultural land is not used for housing developments.
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 regeneration in town centres.
What steps he is taking to prevent overdevelopment in London and the South East.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Before I call Kevan Jones to ask his urgent question, I wish to make a short statement about the sub judice resolution. I have been advised that the 44 cases referred to in the urgent question...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a statement on the 44 Post Office prosecutions overturned by the CCRC.
Before we proceed with the Secretary of State’s statement, I remind hon. Members that the conduct of another Member should not, other than by a substantive motion, be criticised on the...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. There is no provision on today’s Order Paper for debating the programme motion, which is listed to be moved forthwith at 10 pm. That motion proposes...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill:
(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
(2) Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour...
(5) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(James Morris.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That: (1) the Resolution of the House of 16 January 2020 (Business of the House (Private Members’ Bills)), as amended by the Orders of the House of 25 March, 22 April, 12 May,...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Friday 23 October, do adjourn until Monday 2 November.—(James Morris.) Question agreed to.
With the leave of the House, I will put motions 5, 6, 7 and 8 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the Insolvency (Moratorium) (Special Administration for Energy Licensees) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 943), dated 2 September 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 4...
That the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 856), dated 12 August 2020, a copy of which was laid before this...
That the draft Apprenticeships (Alternative English Completion Conditions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 10...
That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Bolton) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 974), dated 10 September 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 10 September, be...
Ordered, That Mark Fletcher be discharged from the Future Relationship with the European Union Committee and Lee Anderson be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Morris.)
The following is the list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy: Ms Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington) Bell...
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