Standing Orders etc. (Departmental Nomenclature)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:34 pm on 20th February 2018.

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Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No.9(6)),

That the following Orders, changes to Standing Orders and amendments to Resolutions of the House be made:

A: Select Committees Related to Government Departments

(1) That Standing Order No. 152 (Select committees related to government departments) be amended in the appropriate places in the Table in paragraph (2) as follows:

(i) by inserting “Housing,” before “Communities and Local Government” in the first column, and by leaving out “Department for” and inserting “Ministry of Housing,” in the second column, and

(ii) by inserting “and Social Care” after “Health” in each place it occurs.

B. European Committees

(2) That the Table in paragraph (7) of Standing Order No. 119 (European Committees) be amended as follows:

(i) in respect of European Committee A, by inserting “Housing,” before “Communities and Local Government”, and

(ii) in respect of European Committee C, by inserting “and Social Care” after “Health”.

C: Planning: National Policy Statements

(3) That paragraph (7)(a)(i) of Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee) be amended by inserting “Housing,” before “Communities and Local Government”

(4) That paragraph (2)(a) of Standing Order No. 152H (Planning: national policy statements) be amended by inserting by inserting “Housing,” before “Communities and Local Government”

D: Liaison Committee

(5) That the Resolution of the House of 6 November 2017 (Liaison Committee: membership) be amended, by inserting “Housing,” before “Communities and Local Government”, and by inserting “and Social Care” after “Health”.

E: Related Provisions

(6) That all proceedings of the House and of its select committees relating to the Communities and Local Government Committee done before the passage of the Order this day (Standing Orders etc. (Departmental Nomenclature) (Select Committees related to Government Departments)) shall be read and have effect as if they had been done in relation to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee.

(7) That all proceedings of the House and of its select committees relating to the Health Committee done before the passage of the Order this day (Standing Orders etc. (Departmental Nomenclature) (Select Committees related to Government Departments)) shall be read and have effect as if they had been done in relation to the Health and Social Care Committee.

(8) That all proceedings of the House and of its select committees relating to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee done before the passage of the Order of 12 September 2017 (Standing Orders etc. (Departmental Nomenclature) (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Select Committees related to Government Departments)) shall be read and have effect as if they had been done in relation to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.—(Wendy Morton.)

Question agreed to.