Monday, 19 July 2021
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
I wish to make a short statement about working safely on the parliamentary estate and the wearing of face coverings. With the increase in infection levels in the community and with people having...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2021.
The Secretary of State was asked—
With reference to the Government’s commitment to end rough sleeping by 2024, whether he has plans to update the rough sleeping strategy to set out how that commitment will be met.
How many people who responded to the Government’s consultation on unitary local government in Somerset supported (a) One Somerset and (b) Stronger Somerset.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of rough sleepers.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the effect on local authority waste collections of HGV driver shortages.
What steps he is taking to modernise the planning system in England.
What progress he has made on the Government’s new deal for social housing since the publication of the social housing Green Paper in 2018.
What plans he has to review the local government finance settlement.
What discussions he has had with the (a) Chancellor of the Exchequer and (b) Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on tackling health inequalities through the levelling-up fund.
What steps his Department is taking to help protect leaseholders from unfair practices.
What steps his Department is taking to reform the planning system.
What steps he is taking to regenerate towns and high streets.
What recent discussions he has had with devolved Administrations on delivering the Government’s levelling-up agenda.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I need to advise the House that Dame Rosie Winterton has been contacted by the NHS covid-19 app and advised to self-isolate. It is therefore necessary to appoint a temporary Deputy Speaker to...
(Urgent question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a statement on changes to international travel rules.
With permission, I would like to make a statement on the pandemic. Today marks an important milestone in our fight against this virus as we take step 4 on our road map. It is a long-awaited...
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 3 to 5 together. I do not think there are any objections to doing so. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Fisheries Act 2020 (Scheme for Financial Assistance) (England) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 15 June, be approved.
That the draft Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) and the Biofuel (Labelling) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 21 June, be approved.
That the draft Medical Devices (Northern Ireland Protocol) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 16 June, be approved.—(Maria Caulfield.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Maria Caulfield.)
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