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  • Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Q1. What steps he is taking to reduce waste from plastics. (903535)

    Alan Mak MP (Havant, Conservative)

  • Q2. What assessment he has made of the extent to which trail hunting is used as a cover to conduct illegal fox hunting. (903536)

    Grahame Morris MP (Easington, Labour)

  • Q3. What steps he is taking to discourage the use of disposable plastic packaging. (903537)

    Catherine West MP (Hornsey and Wood Green, Labour)

  • Q4. Whether the Government plans to have its proposed ban on ivory sales in place by the Illegal Wildlife Trade summit in October 2018. (903538)

    Rachel Maclean MP (Redditch, Conservative)

  • Q5. What steps he is taking to improve air quality after the UK leaves the EU. (903539)

    Nick Smith MP (Blaenau Gwent, Labour)

  • Q6. What progress he has made on ensuring access to affordable flood insurance for people living in high flood risk areas; and if he will make a statement. (903540)

    Rachael Maskell MP (York Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • Q7. What steps he is taking to safeguard UK food safety and animal welfare standards in future trade deals. (903542)

    Alex Cunningham MP (Stockton North, Labour)

  • Q8. What steps he is taking to reduce waste from plastics. (903544)

    Vicky Ford MP (Chelmsford, Conservative)

  • Q9. What steps the Government is taking to reduce the amount of plastic waste entering the sea. (903545)

    Steve Double MP (St Austell and Newquay, Conservative)

  • Q10. What progress has been made on implementing his Department's 25 Year Environment Plan. (903547)

    Mrs Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP (Berwick-upon-Tweed, Conservative)

  • Q11. What plans he has to support the livelihood of English and Welsh upland farmers in the event that the UK leaves the EU. (903548)

    Jamie Stone MP (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Liberal Democrat)

  • Q12. If he will bring forward legislative proposals to ban the use of single-use plastic straws. (903549)

    Iain Stewart MP (Milton Keynes South, Conservative)

  • Q13. What steps his Department is taking to support the creation of new woodland in the countryside.(903550)

    Chris Green MP (Bolton West, Conservative)

  • Q14. What assessment he has made of the extent to which trail hunting is used as a cover to conduct illegal fox hunting. (903552)

    Christian Matheson MP (City of Chester, Labour)

  • Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Oral Questions to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission and the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, and the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, and the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners

  • Q1. To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what recent assessment the Commission has made of the effectiveness of the regulation of (a) election expenses and (b) donations to political parties. (903523)

    Alan Brown MP (Kilmarnock and Loudoun, Scottish National Party)

  • Q2. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what assessment the Church of England has made of the potential merits of proposals in the Marriage Registration Bill to enable a mother's details to be recorded on marriage certificates. (903524)

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • Q3. To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what estimate the Commission has made of the potential cost of introducing electronic voting in the Chamber. (903526)

    Angus Brendan MacNeil MP (Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party)

  • Q4. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent assessment the Church of England has made of trends in the number of its religious vocations. (903527)

    Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP (New Forest West, Conservative)

  • Q5. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what discussions the Church of England has had with the Government as a result of the General Synod’s call to ban gay conversion therapy. (903528)

    Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw MP (Exeter, Labour)

  • Q6. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what support the Church of England is giving to Christian communities in the Middle East as a result of attacks on those communities during Christmas 2017. (903530)

    Dr Matthew Offord MP (Hendon, Conservative)

  • Q7. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what counter-terrorism measures are in place to protect Church of England premises; and if she will make a statement. (903531)

    Rachael Maskell MP (York Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • Q8. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what support the Church of England is giving to Christian communities in the Middle East as a result of attacks on those communities during Christmas 2017. (903532)

    Daniel Kawczynski MP (Shrewsbury and Atcham, Conservative)

  • Q9. To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what steps the Commission is taking to ensure the highest standards of employment practice from contractors working on the Palace of Westminster renewal and maintenance projects. [R] (903533)

    Christian Matheson MP (City of Chester, Labour)

  • Q10. To ask the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission, what recent assessment the NAO has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on its work programme. (903534)

    Mr Philip Hollobone MP (Kettering, Conservative)

  • Business Question to the Leader of the House

  • Statement: Defence Modernisation Programme

  • Select Committee Statement: Fourth Special Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Managing Ministers and officials' conflicts of interest: time for clearer values, principles and action: Government response to the Thirteenth Report of the Committee of Session 2016-17, HC 731

  • Backbench Business: Motion: Joint Enterprise

    Lucy Powell MP (Manchester Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • Backbench Business: Motion: Proscription of Hezbollah

    Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP (Enfield North, Labour)

  • Adjournment: Governance and capabilities of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

    James Morris MP (Halesowen and Rowley Regis, Conservative)

  • 09:33:54

    Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • 09:34:00

    Q1. What steps he is taking to reduce waste from plastics. (903535)

  • 09:34:02

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:34:39

    Alan Mak MP (Havant, Conservative)

  • 09:34:57

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:35:17

    Vicky Ford MP (Chelmsford, Conservative)

  • 09:35:37

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:35:57

    Mary Creagh MP (Wakefield, Labour)

  • 09:36:39

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:36:57

    Nick Thomas-Symonds MP (Torfaen, Labour)

  • 09:37:13

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:37:51

    Iain Stewart MP (Milton Keynes South, Conservative)

  • 09:38:09

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:38:52

    Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP (Orkney and Shetland, Liberal Democrat)

  • 09:39:14

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:39:34

    Kirstene Hair MP (Angus, Conservative)

  • 09:39:58

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:40:37

    Sue Hayman MP (Workington, Labour)

  • 09:41:02

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:41:34

    Q2. What assessment he has made of the extent to which trail hunting is used as a cover to conduct illegal fox hunting. (903536)

  • 09:41:49

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:42:19

    Grahame Morris MP,Rt Hon John Spellar MP (Easington,Warley, Labour,Labour)

  • 09:42:51

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:43:12

    Christian Matheson MP (City of Chester, Labour)

  • 09:43:35

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:43:59

    Q3. What steps he is taking to discourage the use of disposable plastic packaging. (903537)

  • 09:44:03

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:44:19

    Catherine West MP (Hornsey and Wood Green, Labour)

  • 09:44:45

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:45:13

    Peter Aldous MP (Waveney, Conservative)

  • 09:45:26

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:45:34

    Ian C. Lucas MP (Wrexham, Labour)

  • 09:45:59

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:46:16

    Mr Philip Hollobone MP (Kettering, Conservative)

  • 09:46:31

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:46:48

    Jim Shannon MP (Strangford, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 09:47:07

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:47:34

    Q4. Whether the Government plans to have its proposed ban on ivory sales in place by the Illegal Wildlife Trade summit in October 2018. (903538)

  • 09:47:38

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:48:02

    Rachel Maclean MP (Redditch, Conservative)

  • 09:48:31

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:48:56

    Gavin Robinson MP (Belfast East, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 09:49:20

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:49:40

    Q5. What steps he is taking to improve air quality after the UK leaves the EU. (903539)

  • 09:49:46

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:50:14

    Nick Smith MP (Blaenau Gwent, Labour)

  • 09:50:24

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:50:45

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 09:51:04

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:51:24

    Tony Lloyd MP (Rochdale, Labour)

  • 09:51:44

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:52:03

    Sue Hayman MP (Workington, Labour)

  • 09:52:33

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:53:01

    Q6. What progress he has made on ensuring access to affordable flood insurance for people living in high flood risk areas; and if he will make a statement. (903540)

  • 09:53:05

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:53:29

    Rachael Maskell MP (York Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • 09:53:51

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:54:21

    Neil Parish MP (Tiverton and Honiton, Conservative)

  • 09:54:39

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:55:13

    Tim Farron MP (Westmorland and Lonsdale, Liberal Democrat)

  • 09:55:40

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:55:58

    Holly Lynch MP (Halifax, Labour)

  • 09:56:27

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 09:56:49

    Q7. What steps he is taking to safeguard UK food safety and animal welfare standards in future trade deals. (903542)

  • 09:56:53

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:57:11

    Alex Cunningham MP (Stockton North, Labour)

  • 09:57:18

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:57:43

    Helen Goodman MP (Bishop Auckland, Labour)

  • 09:58:05

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 09:58:17

    Q9. What steps the Government is taking to reduce the amount of plastic waste entering the sea. (903545)

  • 09:58:25

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:58:43

    Steve Double MP (St Austell and Newquay, Conservative)

  • 09:59:08

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 09:59:47

    Anna McMorrin MP (Cardiff North, Labour)

  • 10:00:10

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:00:53

    Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • 10:00:57

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:01:37

    Luke Graham MP (Ochil and South Perthshire, Conservative)

  • 10:02:01

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:02:26

    Dr David Drew MP (Stroud, Labour (Co-op))

  • 10:02:49

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 10:03:13

    Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP (New Forest West, Conservative)

  • 10:03:32

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 10:03:47

    Angus Brendan MacNeil MP (Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party)

  • 10:04:10

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:04:25

    Mrs Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP (Berwick-upon-Tweed, Conservative)

  • 10:04:58

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:05:22

    Alan Brown MP (Kilmarnock and Loudoun, Scottish National Party)

  • 10:05:42

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:06:40

    Chris Green MP (Bolton West, Conservative)

  • 10:06:55

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 10:07:15

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • 10:07:33

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:07:44

    Mark Pawsey MP (Rugby, Conservative)

  • 10:08:05

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:08:22

    Helen Hayes MP (Dulwich and West Norwood, Labour)

  • 10:08:51

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:09:07

    Martin Vickers MP (Cleethorpes, Conservative)

  • 10:09:36

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:09:38

    Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP (Enfield North, Labour)

  • 10:10:09

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 10:10:36

    Rt Hon Sir Patrick McLoughlin MP (Derbyshire Dales, Conservative)

  • 10:10:55

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:11:29

    Jamie Stone MP (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:11:56

    George Eustice MP, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Camborne and Redruth, Conservative)

  • 10:12:06

    Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP (Loughborough, Conservative)

  • 10:12:22

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:13:01

    Mr Barry Sheerman MP (Huddersfield, Labour (Co-op))

  • 10:13:22

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:13:26

    Chris Davies MP (Brecon and Radnorshire, Conservative)

  • 10:13:43

    Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Surrey Heath, Conservative)

  • 10:13:57

    Ruth Cadbury MP (Brentford and Isleworth, Labour)

  • 10:14:13

    Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Suffolk Coastal, Conservative)

  • 10:14:33

    Oral Questions to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission and the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, and the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, and the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners

  • 10:14:36

    Q1. To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what recent assessment the Commission has made of the effectiveness of the regulation of (a) election expenses and (b) donations to political parties. (903523)

  • 10:14:59

    Bridget Phillipson MP (Houghton and Sunderland South, Labour)

  • 10:15:30

    Alan Brown MP (Kilmarnock and Loudoun, Scottish National Party)

  • 10:15:59

    Bridget Phillipson MP (Houghton and Sunderland South, Labour)

  • 10:16:28

    Q2. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what assessment the Church of England has made of the potential merits of proposals in the Marriage Registration Bill to enable a mother's details to be recorded on marriage certificates. (903524)

  • 10:16:30

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:16:55

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • 10:17:24

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:18:00

    Jim Shannon MP (Strangford, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 10:18:29

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:19:04

    Q3. To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what estimate the Commission has made of the potential cost of introducing electronic voting in the Chamber. (903526)

  • 10:19:08

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:19:25

    Angus Brendan MacNeil MP (Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party)

  • 10:19:48

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:20:09

    Chris Bryant MP (Rhondda, Labour)

  • 10:20:42

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:20:55

    Q4. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent assessment the Church of England has made of trends in the number of its religious vocations. (903527)

  • 10:20:59

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:21:20

    Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP (New Forest West, Conservative)

  • 10:21:30

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:21:56

    Mr Barry Sheerman MP (Huddersfield, Labour (Co-op))

  • 10:22:12

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:22:39

    Dr David Drew MP (Stroud, Labour (Co-op))

  • 10:23:02

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:23:33

    Q5. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what discussions the Church of England has had with the Government as a result of the General Synod’s call to ban gay conversion therapy. (903528)

  • 10:23:38

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:24:00

    Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw MP (Exeter, Labour)

  • 10:24:28

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:25:06

    Helen Goodman MP (Bishop Auckland, Labour)

  • 10:25:22

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:25:49

    Q6. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what support the Church of England is giving to Christian communities in the Middle East as a result of attacks on those communities during Christmas 2017. (903530)

  • 10:25:53

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:26:15

    Dr Matthew Offord MP (Hendon, Conservative)

  • 10:26:47

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:27:22

    Daniel Kawczynski MP (Shrewsbury and Atcham, Conservative)

  • 10:27:49

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:28:27

    Gavin Robinson MP (Belfast East, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 10:28:42

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:29:18

    Q7. To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what counter-terrorism measures are in place to protect Church of England premises; and if she will make a statement. (903531)

  • 10:29:22

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:29:45

    Rachael Maskell MP (York Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • 10:30:04

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:30:38

    Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Conservative)

  • 10:30:54

    Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Meriden, Conservative)

  • 10:31:16

    Q9. To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what steps the Commission is taking to ensure the highest standards of employment practice from contractors working on the Palace of Westminster renewal and maintenance projects. [R] (903533)

  • 10:31:22

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:31:51

    Christian Matheson MP (City of Chester, Labour)

  • 10:32:18

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:32:43

    Q10. To ask the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission, what recent assessment the NAO has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on its work programme. (903534)

  • 10:32:49

    Mr Richard Bacon MP (South Norfolk, Conservative)

  • 10:33:07

    Mr Philip Hollobone MP (Kettering, Conservative)

  • 10:33:28

    Mr Richard Bacon MP (South Norfolk, Conservative)

  • 10:33:41

    Business Question to the Leader of the House

  • 10:33:48

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:36:30

    Valerie Vaz MP (Walsall South, Labour)

  • 10:41:42

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:45:46

    Mr Speaker

  • 10:46:12

    Douglas Ross MP (Moray, Conservative)

  • 10:46:24

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:46:59

    Mr Speaker

  • 10:47:09

    Pete Wishart MP (Perth and North Perthshire, Scottish National Party)

  • 10:49:20

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:50:59

    Rachel Maclean MP (Redditch, Conservative)

  • 10:51:10

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:51:46

    Ian Mearns MP (Gateshead, Labour)

  • 10:52:45

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:53:23

    Henry Smith MP (Crawley, Conservative)

  • 10:53:54

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:54:19

    Cat Smith MP (Lancaster and Fleetwood, Labour)

  • 10:54:36

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:55:22

    Daniel Kawczynski MP (Shrewsbury and Atcham, Conservative)

  • 10:55:40

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:55:54

    Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Liberal Democrat)

  • 10:56:20

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:57:01

    Mark Pawsey MP (Rugby, Conservative)

  • 10:57:22

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:57:48

    Ruth Smeeth MP (Stoke-on-Trent North, Labour)

  • 10:58:13

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:58:35

    Stephen Kerr MP (Stirling, Conservative)

  • 10:59:09

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 10:59:34

    Nic Dakin MP (Scunthorpe, Labour)

  • 10:59:55

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:00:16

    Rebecca Pow MP (Taunton Deane, Conservative)

  • 11:00:38

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:01:03

    Ian Austin MP (Dudley North, Labour)

  • 11:01:25

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:02:01

    Alison Thewliss MP (Glasgow Central, Scottish National Party)

  • 11:02:22

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:02:42

    Andy Slaughter MP (Hammersmith, Labour)

  • 11:03:09

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:03:43

    Tony Lloyd MP (Rochdale, Labour)

  • 11:04:13

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:05:10

    Paul Flynn MP (Newport West, Labour)

  • 11:05:43

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:06:26

    Catherine West MP (Hornsey and Wood Green, Labour)

  • 11:06:44

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:06:49

    Mr Barry Sheerman MP (Huddersfield, Labour (Co-op))

  • 11:07:11

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:07:38

    Holly Lynch MP (Halifax, Labour)

  • 11:08:07

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:08:28

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • 11:09:05

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:09:44

    Patrick Grady MP (Glasgow North, Scottish National Party)

  • 11:09:55

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:10:16

    Alex Norris MP (Nottingham North, Labour (Co-op))

  • 11:10:37

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:11:00

    Chris Bryant MP (Rhondda, Labour)

  • 11:11:28

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:12:03

    Nick Smith MP (Blaenau Gwent, Labour)

  • 11:12:15

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:12:33

    Jo Stevens MP (Cardiff Central, Labour)

  • 11:12:55

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:13:10

    Paula Sherriff MP (Dewsbury, Labour)

  • 11:13:33

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:14:12

    Vicky Foxcroft MP (Lewisham, Deptford, Labour)

  • 11:14:33

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:15:33

    Daniel Zeichner MP (Cambridge, Labour)

  • 11:16:04

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:16:19

    Justin Madders MP (Ellesmere Port and Neston, Labour)

  • 11:16:41

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:16:52

    Jim Shannon MP (Strangford, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 11:17:19

    Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

  • 11:17:37

    Statement: Defence Modernisation Programme

  • 11:17:41

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:26:34

    Nia Griffith MP (Llanelli, Labour)

  • 11:30:57

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:34:12

    Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP (Chingford and Woodford Green, Conservative)

  • 11:35:07

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:35:47

    Stewart Malcolm McDonald MP (Glasgow South, Scottish National Party)

  • 11:37:22

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:38:20

    Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP (Sevenoaks, Conservative)

  • 11:38:52

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:40:03

    Rt Hon John Spellar MP (Warley, Labour)

  • 11:40:57

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:41:30

    Rt Hon Keith Simpson MP (Broadland, Conservative)

  • 11:42:19

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:42:44

    Ruth Smeeth MP (Stoke-on-Trent North, Labour)

  • 11:43:36

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:44:02

    Dr Andrew Murrison MP (South West Wiltshire, Conservative)

  • 11:44:20

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:45:25

    Dan Jarvis MP (Barnsley Central, Labour)

  • 11:45:53

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:46:15

    Bob Stewart MP (Beckenham, Conservative)

  • 11:46:35

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:46:50

    John Woodcock MP (Barrow and Furness, Labour (Co-op))

  • 11:47:12

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:47:48

    Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Harwich and North Essex, Conservative)

  • 11:48:21

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:48:46

    Jamie Stone MP (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Liberal Democrat)

  • 11:49:10

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:49:27

    Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Conservative)

  • 11:49:46

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:50:32

    Tony Lloyd MP (Rochdale, Labour)

  • 11:50:59

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:51:46

    Daniel Kawczynski MP (Shrewsbury and Atcham, Conservative)

  • 11:52:03

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:52:29

    Paul Flynn MP (Newport West, Labour)

  • 11:53:00

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:53:50

    Alan Mak MP (Havant, Conservative)

  • 11:54:02

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:54:42

    Luke Pollard MP (Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport, Labour (Co-op))

  • 11:55:01

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:55:16

    Mrs Pauline Latham MP (Mid Derbyshire, Conservative)

  • 11:55:47

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:56:18

    Patrick Grady MP (Glasgow North, Scottish National Party)

  • 11:56:40

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:57:49

    Rebecca Pow MP (Taunton Deane, Conservative)

  • 11:58:16

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:58:55

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • 11:59:13

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 11:59:51

    Dr Matthew Offord MP (Hendon, Conservative)

  • 12:00:01

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:00:29

    Cat Smith MP (Lancaster and Fleetwood, Labour)

  • 12:00:55

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:01:28

    Stephen Kerr MP (Stirling, Conservative)

  • 12:01:53

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:02:19

    Gavin Robinson MP (Belfast East, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 12:03:02

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:03:45

    Matt Warman MP (Boston and Skegness, Conservative)

  • 12:04:12

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:04:37

    Jim Shannon MP (Strangford, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 12:05:15

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:05:36

    Andrew Bowie MP (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, Conservative)

  • 12:06:02

    Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, The Secretary of State for Defence (South Staffordshire, Conservative)

  • 12:06:26

    Point of order

  • 12:06:28

    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP (New Forest East, Conservative)

  • 12:07:03

    Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP (Chorley, Labour)

  • 12:07:22

    Diana Johnson MP (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour)

  • 12:08:03

    Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP (Chorley, Labour)

  • 12:08:19

    Stewart Malcolm McDonald MP (Glasgow South, Scottish National Party)

  • 12:09:30

    Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP (Chorley, Labour)

  • 12:10:07

    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP (New Forest East, Conservative)

  • 12:10:30

    Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP (Chorley, Labour)

  • 12:11:12

    Select Committee Statement: Fourth Special Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Managing Ministers and officials' conflicts of interest: time for clearer values, principles and action: Government response to the Thirteenth Report of the Committee of Session 2016-17, HC 731

  • 12:11:53

    Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Harwich and North Essex, Conservative)

  • 12:18:57

    Christian Matheson MP (City of Chester, Labour)

  • 12:19:29

    Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Harwich and North Essex, Conservative)

  • 12:19:52

    Alison Thewliss MP (Glasgow Central, Scottish National Party)

  • 12:20:44

    Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Harwich and North Essex, Conservative)

  • 12:21:41

    Chloe Smith MP, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (Norwich North, Conservative)

  • 12:22:24

    Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Harwich and North Essex, Conservative)

  • 12:26:40

    Backbench Business: Motion: Joint Enterprise

  • 12:26:51

    Lucy Powell MP (Manchester Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • 12:44:35

    Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP (Sutton Coldfield, Conservative)

  • 12:53:34

    Julie Elliott MP (Sunderland Central, Labour)

  • 12:58:30

    Robert Neill MP (Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative)

  • 13:11:24

    Stephen Pound MP (Ealing North, Labour)

  • 13:22:36

    Chris Green MP (Bolton West, Conservative)

  • 13:24:59

    Rt Hon David Lammy MP (Tottenham, Labour)

  • 13:38:57

    Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Poplar and Limehouse, Labour)

  • 13:45:58

    Ruth Cadbury MP (Brentford and Isleworth, Labour)

  • 13:57:00

    Andy Slaughter MP (Hammersmith, Labour)

  • 14:04:46

    Stuart C. McDonald MP (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East, Scottish National Party)

  • 14:08:37

    Yasmin Qureshi MP (Bolton South East, Labour)

  • 14:20:02

    Lucy Frazer MP, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (South East Cambridgeshire, Conservative)

  • 14:30:50

    Lucy Powell MP (Manchester Central, Labour (Co-op))

  • 14:32:45

    Backbench Business: Motion: Proscription of Hezbollah

  • 14:32:51

    Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP (Enfield North, Labour)

  • 14:55:58

    Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP (Chipping Barnet, Conservative)

  • 15:03:37

    Ian Austin MP (Dudley North, Labour)

  • 15:16:14

    Rt Hon David Jones MP (Clwyd West, Conservative)

  • 15:27:24

    Mrs Louise Ellman MP (Liverpool, Riverside, Labour (Co-op))

  • 15:36:18

    Dr Matthew Offord MP (Hendon, Conservative)

  • 15:46:24

    Mrs Sharon Hodgson MP (Washington and Sunderland West, Labour)

  • 15:50:16

    Jim Shannon MP (Strangford, Democratic Unionist Party)

  • 16:05:44

    Stuart C. McDonald MP (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East, Scottish National Party)

  • 16:10:39

    Nick Thomas-Symonds MP (Torfaen, Labour)

  • 16:20:51

    Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP (Wyre and Preston North, Conservative)

  • 16:43:37

    Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP (Enfield North, Labour)

  • 16:47:29

    Adjournment: Governance and capabilities of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

  • 16:48:16

    James Morris MP (Halesowen and Rowley Regis, Conservative)

  • 17:09:57

    Rishi Sunak MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Richmond (Yorks), Conservative)