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Delegated Legislation

Volume 649: debated on Monday 12 November 2018

With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 3, 4 and 5 together.

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

Freedom of Information

That the draft Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 12 July, be approved.

Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

That the draft Building Societies Legislation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018,which were laid before this House on 19 July, be approved.

Exiting the European Union (Financial Services)

That the draft Central Counterparties (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 24 July, be approved.—(Andrew Stephenson.)

Question agreed to.

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

Exiting the European Union (Electricity)

That the draft Electricity and Gas (Powers to Make Subordinate Legislation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 5 September, be approved.—(Andrew Stephenson.)

Question put.

The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of the Question being challenged, the Division was deferred until Wednesday 14 November (Standing Order No. 41A).

With the leave of the House, I will take motions 7 to 9 together. Once again, I assure the House that I am of course conscious of how keenly aware people are of these motions, and I merely remind them that motion 7 is about Exiting the European Union (Road Traffic) and motions 8 and 9—I can almost hear a Member mouth the words under his breath—are both entitled Road Traffic. I am sure you are all very well aware of these important matters.

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

Exiting the European Union (Road Traffic)

That the draft International Road Transport Permits (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 13 October, be approved.

Road Traffic

That the draft Trailer Registration Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 9 October, be approved.

That the draft Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 9 October, be approved.—(Andrew Stephenson.)

Question agreed to.

Joint Committee on the draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill

Motion made,

That this House concurs with the Lords Message of Tuesday 23 October, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill presented to both Houses on Thursday 18 October 2018 (Cm 9710), and that the Committee should report on the draft Bill by Friday 15 February 2019.

That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a committee to be appointed by the Lords for this purpose;

That the Committee shall have power:

(i) to send for persons, papers and records;

(ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

(iii) to report from time to time;

(iv) to appoint specialist advisers; and

(v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.

That the quorum of the Committee shall be three; and that Neil Gray, Meg Hillier, Mr David Jones, Sir Edward Leigh, Dame Caroline Spelman and Mark Tami be members of the Committee.—(Andrew Stephenson.)

Object.

Private Members’ Bills

Motion made,

Notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 14(8), Private Members’ bills shall have precedence over government business on 25 January 2019, 8 February 2019 and 8 March 2019. —(Andrew Stephenson.)