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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 23rd March 2001

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

PRAYERS.

1    National Lottery (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the National Lottery (Amendment) Bill;

    And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time;

    And it being Eleven o'clock, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings, pursuant to Standing Order No. 11 (Friday sittings).

    And the Question being again proposed;

    And the Question being put:-It was agreed to.

    The Bill was accordingly read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

2     Railways Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Railways Bill;

    And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time:-The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.

    Bill withdrawn.

3    Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) Bill,-The Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

4    Register of Drug Trafficking Offenders Bill,-A Motion was made and the Question being proposed, That the Register of Drug Trafficking Offenders Bill be now read a second time;

    And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Debate stood adjourned.

    Ordered, That the debate be resumed on Friday 30th March.

5    Siting of Telecommunications Masts Bill,-The Order of the day being read for the second reading of the Siting of Telecommunications Masts Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 6th April.

6    Education (Student Loans) (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read for the second reading of the Education (Student Loans) (Amendment) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 30th March.

7    Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill,-The Order of the day being read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 9th March, That the Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 30th March.

8    Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill,-The Order of the day being read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 2nd February, That the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 6th April.

9    Private Dental Practitioners Bill,-The Order of the day being read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 16th March, That the Private Dental Practitioners Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 30th March.

10    Rail Passenger Services Bill,-The Order of the day being read for the second reading of the Rail Passenger Services Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 30th March

11    Pension Annuities (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read for the second reading of the Pension Annuities (Amendment) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 30th March.

12    Climate Change Bill,-The Order of the day being read for the second reading of the Climate Change Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 30th March.

13    High Hedges Bill,-The Order of the day being read for consideration of the High Hedges Bill, not amended in the Standing Committee;

    Ordered, That the Bill be considered on Friday 27th April.

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

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till seven minutes to Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday next.

[Adjourned at 2.53 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday 26th March.


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    1    Health and Safety,-Notification of New Substances (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 1055), dated 16th March 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    2    Road Traffic,-Road Vehicles (Authorised Weight) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 1125), dated 21st March 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Other Papers:

    3    Major Transport Accidents,-Paper, entitled Public Inquiry into the Identification of Victims following Major Transport Accidents: Report by Lord Justice Clarke (Volumes 1 and 2) [by Command] [Cm. 5012] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    4    National Health Service,-Statements of Guarantee given by the Secretary of State for Health on 20 March 2001 loans proposed to be raised by -

    (1) Dewsbury Health Care National Health Service Trust,

    (2) Gateshead Health National Health Service Trust,

    (3) Harrogate Health Care National Health Service Trust,

    (4) Lincolnshire Ambulance & Health Transport Service National Health Service Trust,

    (5) Nottingham City Hospital National Health Service Trust,

    (6) Queens Medical Centre Nottingham University Hospital National Health Service Trust,

    (7) Rotherham General Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

    (8) Sheffield Teaching Hospitals National Health Service Trust, and

    (9) United Lincolnshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    5    Statutory Instruments (Notification),-Communication declaring that the undermentioned Statutory Instrument had come into operation before copies were laid before Parliament, and explaining why such copies had not been so laid before the Instruments came into operation:

    Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Accounts and Audit) Order 1998 (S.I., 2001, No. 851)

    [by Standing Order] [The Speaker].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Christmas Day (Trading) Bill:

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee C, and has appointed Dr Michael Clark Chairman; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee, viz.: Mr Peter Bottomley, Mr Ben Chapman, Ann Coffey, Sir Patrick Cormack, Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, Mr Barry Gardiner, Mrs Llin Golding, Mr Win Griffiths, Helen Jones, Dr Stephen Ladyman, Shona McIsaac, Mr Mike O'Brien, Mr Lembit Ípik, The Reverend Martin Smyth, Mr Nicholas Soames and Mr Desmond Swayne.

    2    Limited Liability Partnerships (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations (S.I., 2001, No. 969),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mrs Anne Campbell from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Ivan Lewis.

    3    Draft Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) Order 2001, and the draft Local Government (Alternative Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2001, and Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 78) on the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund (House of Commons Paper No. 335),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Hilary Armstrong from the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Instruments); and nominated in substitution Mr Robert Ainsworth.



 
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