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Business without Debate
10 March 2015
Volume 594

Governance Committee Standing Order Changes

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

That the following amendments to Standing Orders be made with effect from the start of the next Parliament:

Standing Order No. 144 (Finance and Services Committee)

In the title and in line 2, leave out “and Services”.

Line 5, leave out “Management Board” and insert “Executive Committee”.

Standing Order No. 139 (Administration Committee)

Line 8, leave out “and Services”.

Line 13, leave out “sixteen” and insert “eleven”.

Line 14, leave out “of whom five shall be a quorum”.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

Question agreed to.

Delegated Legislation

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6),

Road Traffic

That the draft Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 16 January, be approved.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

Question agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6),

Immigration

That the draft Immigration (Health Charge) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 2 February, be approved.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

Question agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6),

Competition

That the draft Groceries Code Adjudicator (Permitted Maximum Financial Penalty) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

Question agreed to.

European Union Documents

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 119(11),

EU Development Assistance: EuropeAid’s Evaluation and Results-oriented Monitoring Systems

That this House takes note of unnumbered European Union Document, the European Court of Auditors’ Special Report No. 18/2014: EuropeAid’s evaluation and results-orientated monitoring systems; welcomes the report as an important assessment of the EU’s performance in this area; and supports the Government’s efforts to closely monitor the Commission’s progress in implementing the Court of Auditors’ recommendations, and in pressing the Commission to implement improvements in both evaluation and monitoring.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

Question agreed to.

Delegated Legislation

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6),

Public Health

That the draft Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 23 February, be approved.—(Harriett Baldwin.)

The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to the decision on the Question being challenged, the Division was deferred until Wednesday 11 March (Standing Order No. 41A).

Business of the House

Ordered,

That at the sitting on Monday 16 March—

(1) the provisions of Standing Orders No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents) and No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motions in the name of Secretary Theresa May relating to the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Acquisition and Disclosure of Communications Data: Code of Practice) Order 2015, the draft Retention of Communications (Code of Practice) Order 2015 and the draft Authority to Carry Scheme (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2015 and the motion in the name of Secretary Chris Grayling relating to the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2015; the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of those Motions not later than three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the first of those Motions; and proceedings on those Motions may continue, though opposed, after the moment of interruption;

(2) Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Secretary Patrick McLoughlin relating to the draft Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2015; and

(3) notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), the private business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means may be entered upon at any hour, and may then be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours, after which the Speaker shall interrupt the business.—(Harriett Baldwin.)