Wednesday 24th November 2021

(1 week, 3 days ago)

Commons Chamber

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Standing Orders ETC. (Machinery of Government Changes)

Ordered,

That the following amendments and related provisions be made in respect of Standing Orders:

A. Select Committees Related to Government Departments

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

(a) leave out item 9 and insert the following item:

Levelling Up, Housing and CommunitiesDepartment for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities11

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

11

B. Related Provisions

(2) That all proceedings of the House and of its select committees in this Parliament relating to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee shall be read and have effect as if they had been done in relation to the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, including for the purposes of calculating any period under Standing Order No. 122A (Term limits for chairs of select committees).

C. Liaison Committee

(3) That Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee) be amended, by leaving out, in subparagraph (7)(a)(i), ‘Housing, Communities and Local Government’ and inserting ‘Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’.

(4) That the Resolution of the House of 20 May 2020 relating to Liaison Committee (Membership) be further amended by leaving out, in paragraph (2), ‘Housing, Communities and Local Government’ and inserting ‘Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’.

D. European Committees

(5) That Standing Order No. 119 (European Committees) be amended, by leaving out in the Table in paragraph (7) in respect of European Committee A, ‘Housing, Communities and Local Government’ and inserting ‘Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’.

E. Planning: national policy statements

(6) That Standing Order No. 152H (Planning: national policy statements) be amended, by leaving out, in subparagraph (2)(a), ‘Housing, Communities and Local Government’ and inserting ‘Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’.—(Stuart Andrew.)