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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 4th February 2000

The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.

PRAYERS.
1 Northern Ireland Bill,—Mr Secretary Mandelson, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Straw, Mr Secretary Reid and Mr Secretary Murphy, presented a Bill to make provision for the suspension of devolved government in Northern Ireland and the exercise of certain functions conferred by or under Part V of the Northern Ireland Act 1998; and for connected purposes; And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Monday 7th February and to be printed [Bill 61].

    Ordered, That the Explanatory Notes relating to the Northern Ireland Billl be printed [Bill 61—EN].

2 Carers and Disabled Children Bill,—The Carers and Disabled Children Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.
3 Export of Farm Animals Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Export of Farm Animals Bill;
      Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 7th April.
4 Welfare of Broiler Chickens Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Welfare of Broiler Chickens Bill;
      Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 7th April.
5 Fire Prevention Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Fire Prevention Bill;
      Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 7th April.
6 Northern Ireland Bill,—Ordered, That, in respect of the Northern Ireland Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time.—(Mr Greg Pope.)
7 Adjournment,—Resolved, That this House do now adjourn..—(Mr Greg Pope.)
 
        And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till six minutes to Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 7th February.
[Adjourned at 2.54 p.m.
Betty Boothroyd
Speaker        

Madam Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.


APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
1 Agriculture,—Agriculture (Closure of Grant Schemes) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000, No. 205), dted 31st January 2000 [by Act] [Mr Mr Nicholas Brown].
2 Local Government,—(1) Local Authorities (Alteration of Requisite Calculations) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 213), and

    (2) Major Precepting Authorities (Excessive Budget Requirements-Payments) (England) Regulations 200 (S.I., 2000, No. 214)

dated 3rd February 2000 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Other Papers:
3 Miscellaneous (No. 1, 2000),—Food Aid Convention, 1999, adopted at London on 13th April 1999, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 4591] [Mr Secretary Cook].
4 Norway (No. 1, 2000),—Framework Agreement, done at Oslo on 25th August 1998, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway relating to the Laying, Operation and Jurisdiction of Inter-Connecting Submarine Pipelines, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 4580] [Mr Secretary Cook].
5 Norway (No. 2, 2000),—Agreement, done at Oslo on 25th August 1998, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway relating to the Amendment of the Agreement of 10th May 1976 relating to the Exploitation of the Frigg Field Reservoir and the Transmission of Gas therefrom to the United Kingdom, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 4581] [Mr Secretary Cook].
6 Sea Fisheries,—Report by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on the proceedings under sections 1 to 5 of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967, for 1999 [by Act] [Mr Nicholas Brown].


 
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