Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
I remind colleagues that a deferred Division will take place today. Members should be aware that the timings have reverted to being between 11.30 am and 2 pm, though deferred Divisions will...
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the economic effect of the covid-19 outbreak on (a) women, (b) disabled people and (c) Black, Asian and minority ethnic people.
With reference to the Government-commissioned research on pregnancy and maternity-related discrimination and disadvantage, published in 2015, what progress the Government have made in tackling...
What recent assessment the Government have made of the effectiveness of rail to refuge schemes in providing free travel to victims of domestic abuse.
We are now going back to Basingstoke, to Maria Miller with her supplementary question.
What steps she is taking to promote social mobility throughout the UK.
What steps she is taking to ensure the adequacy of support for disabled people on legacy benefits during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps the Government are taking to help protect disabled people from the effects of the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps the Government are taking to tackle institutional racism.
What steps she is taking to support women returning to work to access childcare during the covid-19 outbreak.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 25 November.
Before the Chancellor of the Exchequer addresses the Chamber, I would like to point out that British Sign Language interpretation of the statement is available to watch on parliamentlive.tv.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Queen’s recommendation signified. Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money...
[Relevant document: House of Commons Commission, Members of the Independent Expert Panel: Nomination of Candidates, HC 998.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House approves the Eleventh Report of the Committee on Standards, ICGS investigations: Commons-Lords agreement (HC 988), and the proposed Scheme...
[Relevant Documents: Second Report of the International Trade Committee, Session 2019-21; UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, HC 914.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Order 2020, which was laid before this House on 22 October, be approved.—(David Duguid.) Question agreed to....
That the draft Business and Planning Act 2020 (London Spatial Development Strategy) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 2 November, be...
I rise to present a petition from the residents of Kilmarnock and Loudoun regarding the sub-postmasters who keep our post offices open. We all know that post offices are often the lifeblood of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(David Duguid.)
That the draft European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Relevant Court) (Retained EU Case Law) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.
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) (Lab)...
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