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Business without Debate

Volume 649: debated on Monday 19 November 2018

Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill (Joint Committee)

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 Thursday 28 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.—(Amanda Milling.)


Private Members’ Bills

Motion made,

That, 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. —(Amanda Milling.)


Delegated Legislation

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

Constitutional Law

That the draft Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 and the Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 10 October 2018, be approved.—(Amanda Milling.)

Question agreed to.



That Ruth Cadbury be discharged from the Justice Committee and Janet Daby be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)