Thursday, 11 March 2021
Virtual participation in proceedings continued (Order, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent steps his Department has taken to help facilitate transport decarbonisation in line with the Government’s commitments (a) to the Paris agreement and (b) for COP26.
What steps his Department is taking to accelerate the delivery of transport infrastructure projects.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of support for ports adapting to new trading arrangements since the end of the transition period.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the use of electric vehicles.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for the Bakerloo line extension since the Government’s formal issuing of safeguarding directions on 1...
What preparatory steps his Department is taking on the safe restart of international travel during the covid-19 pandemic.
What steps his Department is taking to accelerate the midlands rail hub project as part of the midlands engine rail plan.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of his policies on rail investment in the north of England on the Government’s levelling-up agenda.
What recent discussions he has had with Transport for London on a future funding agreement.
What steps his Department is taking to allow cruises to safely recommence during the covid-19 pandemic.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the 2017 Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal on transport connectivity in (a) Cambridgeshire and (b) Peterborough.
What plans he has to convert additional stretches of motorway to smart motorways.
What steps the Government are taking to help local authorities increase levels of cycling and walking.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I would like to make a statement. All members of the parliamentary community will have been deeply affected by the distressing news relating to Sarah Everard. The House service will be issuing a...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As you know, the Prime Minister confirmed to me last week during Prime Minister’s questions that we have a unified civil service in the United Kingdom and...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 56), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time. Question put forthwith, That...
Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Contingencies Fund (No. 2) Bill:
(1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken at today’s sitting in accordance...
(2) As soon as the proceedings on the Motion for this Order have been concluded, the Order for the Second Reading of the Bill shall be read. (3) When the Bill has been read a second time: (a) it...
(9) Provision may be made for the taking and bringing to a conclusion of any other proceedings on the Bill.
(10) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings on the Bill. (11) Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which...
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 Contingencies Fund (No. 2)...
Considered in Committee (Order, this day). [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
[Relevant document: Fifth Report of the Women and Equalities Committee, Unequal impact? Coronavirus and the gendered economic impact, HC 385.]
With the leave of the House, I shall take motions 7 and 8, on the Church of England measures, together. Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled...
Motion made, That the Motion in the name of Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order...
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: Ms Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington) (Lab)...
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