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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 26th October 2000

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

PRAYERS.

1    Report of Inquiry into Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy,-Ordered, That there shall be laid before this House a Return of the Report, evidence and supporting papers of the Inquiry into the emergence and identification of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) in the United Kingdom, and the action taken in response to it up to 20th March 1996, by Lord Philips of Worth Matravers.-(Mr Elliot Morley.)

2     Adjournment (Defence Procurement),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr Greg Pope);

    And it being Seven o'clock, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put, pursuant to Order [25th October, in the last session of Parliament].

3    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Jim Dowd.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-nine minutes past Seven o'clock, adjourned till Monday 30th October, pursuant to Order [24th October].

[Adjourned at 7.29 p.m.

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday 30th October.


    APPENDIX I

    Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

    Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    1    Local Government,-(1) Local Authorities (Arrangements for the Discharge of Functions) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 2851),

    (2) Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 2853),

    (3) Local Authorities (Proposals for Alternative Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 2850), and

    (4) Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions and Directions) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 2852),

    dated 19th October 2000 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    2    Medicines,-Prescription Only Medicines (Human Use) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2000 (S.I., 2000, No. 2899), dated 26th October 2000 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    Other Papers:

    3    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy,-Report, evidence and supporting papers of the Inquiry into the emergence and identification of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) in the United Kingdom, and the action taken in response to it up to 20th March 1996 (16 volumes) [pursuant to Order this day]; to be published; Report to be printed [No. 887 I-XVI] [Mr Nicholas Brown].

    4    Development of Tourism,-Statement of appointment and salary of Ian Burke as a member of the British Tourist Authority [by Act] [Mr Secretary Smith].

    5    Museums and Galleries,-Accounts of the-

    (1) National Maritime Museum, and

    (2) National Museum of Science and Industry

    for 1999-2000, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 934 and 933] [Clerk of the House].

    APPENDIX II

    Reports from Select Committees

    Foreign Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Foreign Affairs Committee [Development in Israel and the Occupied Territories]; to be printed [No. 935-i] [Mr Donald Anderson].


House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 26th October 2000

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

[pursuant to the Order of 24th May 1999]

The sitting commenced at half-past Two o'clock.

    Adjournment (Double Jeopardy Rule),-Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mr Kevin Hughes.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till Tuesday 31st October.

[Adjourned at 5.12 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker




 
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