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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 20th July 2001

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

PRAYERS.

1    Adjournment (Matters to be considered before the forthcoming adjournment),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr Ian Pearson);

    The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.

2    Business of the House,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 28th June, That Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 26th October, 2nd, 23rd and 30th November 2001, 11th, 18th and 25th January, 15th March, 12th and 19th April, 10th May, 21st June and 19th July 2002;

    And the Question being again proposed:-The House resumed the adjourned Debate.

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

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Monday 15th October.

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

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till seven minutes to Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 15th October, pursuant to Order [3rd July].

[Adjourned at 2.53 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday 15th October.


    APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    1    Animals,-Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Export of Vehicles) (Disinfection of Tyres) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2640), dated 19th July 2001 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    2    Financial Services and Markets,-(1) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) (Miscellaneous) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2659), dated 20th July 2001,

    (2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Controllers) (Exemption) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2638), dated 19th July 2001,

    (3) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2633), dated 20th July 2001,

    (4) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Insolvency) (Definition of "Insurer") Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2634), dated 20th July 2001,

    (5) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Law Applicable to Contracts of Insurance) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2635), dated 19th July 2001,

    (6) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Own-initiative Power) (Overseas Regulators) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2639), dated 19th July 2001,

    (7) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Transitional Provisions and Savings) (Civil Remedies, Discipline, Criminal Offences etc.) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2657), dated 20th July 2001,

    (8) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Transitional Provisions) (Authorised Persons etc.) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2636), dated 20th July 2001, and

    (9) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Transitional Provisions) (Controllers) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2637), dated 19th July 2001

    [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    3    National Health Service,-(1) National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) Amendment (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2629),

    (2) Health Authorities (Membership and Procedure) Amendment (England) (no. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2630), and

    (3) Primary Care Trusts (Membership, Procedure and Administration Arrangements) Amendment (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2631),

    dated 19th July [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    4    Parliament,-Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) (Pension Sharing) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2649), dated 19th July 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Cook].

    5    Sex Discrimination,-Sex Discrimination (Indirect Discrimination and Burden of Proof) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2660), dated 20th July 2001 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Other Papers:

    6    Building Societies,-Report of the Building Societies Commission for 2000-01 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    7    Environment,-Report and Accounts of the Environment Agency for 2000-01 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    8    Environmental Protection,-Report and Financial Statements of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee for 2000-01 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    9    Friendly Societies,-Report of the Friendly Societies Commission for 2000-01 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    10    Government Trading Funds,-Report and Accounts of the Central Office of Information for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 53] [Clerk of the House].

    11    Local Government,-Report and Accounts of the London Pensions Fund Authority for 2000-01 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    12    Medicines,-Reports of the Medicines Commission, Committee on Safety of Medicines, Advisory Board on the Registration of Homoeopathic Products, Veterinary Products Committee, British Pharmacopoeia Commission and the Independent Review Panel for Advertising for 2000 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    13    National Audit,-Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Department of Health: Inpatient and outpatient waiting in the NHS [by Act]; to be printed [No. 221] [Clerk of the House].

    14    National Health Service,-Statements of Guarantee given by the Secretary of State for Health on 18th July 2001 on loans proposed to be raised by-

    (i) Hull and East Riding Community Health NHS Trust, and

    (ii) Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

    [byAct] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    15    Public Expenditure,-Public Expenditure 2000-01: Provisional Outturn [by Command] [Cm. 5243] [Mr Andrew Smith].

    16    Roads,-Report for 2000 under Section 18 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    17    School Standards and Framework,-Accounts of the-

    (1) Blackburn with Darwen Education Action Zone,

    (2) East Brighton Education Action Zone,

    (3) Kitts Green and Shard End Education Action Zone,

    (3) North East Lincolnshire Education Action Zone,

    (4) North Southwark Education Action Zone, and

    (5) Salford and Trafford Education Action Zone,

    for 1999-2000, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 203, 205, 204, 200, 201 and 202] [Clerk of the House].

    18    Sessional Returns, 2000-01,-Returns to Orders [26th June] for Returns relating to-

    (1) Business of the House;

    (2) Closure of Debate, Proposal of Question and Allocation of Time (including Programme Motions);

    (3) Sittings of the House;

    (4) Private Bills and Private Business;

    (5) Public Bills;

    (6) Delegated Legislation and Deregulation Orders;

    (7) European Legislation, &c.;

    (8) Grand Committees;

    (9) Chairmen's Panel; and

    (10) Select Committees

    in Session 2000-01 [by Order]; to be printed [No. 1] [Clerk of the House].

    19    Social Security,-(1) Government Response to the Third Report from the Social Security Committee, Session 2000-01, on the Report on the Social Fund, and

    (2) Report by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Social Fund for 2000-01

    [by Command] [Cms. 5237 and 5238] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    20    Transport,-Report of the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee 2000 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    Election Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill,-The Committee of Selection has:

    (1) appointed Mr Peter Robinson as an additional Member of Standing Committee D (nominated in respect of the Bill); and

    (2) discharged Mr Kevin McNamara from the Committee (nominated in respect of the Bill); and nominated in substitution Mr Eddie McGrady.

    APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    Select Committees (Election of Chairmen),-The following Members reported from their respective Committees, That they had been elected Chairmen of those Committees:

CommitteeChairman
Foreign AffairsDonald Anderson
International DevelopmentTony Baldry
Northern Ireland AffairsMr Michael Mates.

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    EXAMINERS OF PETITIONS FOR PRIVATE BILLS

    Examiners of Petitions for Private Bill,-In pursuance of Standing Order 69 relating to Private Business (Appointment of Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills), the Speaker appointed Mr Thomas Vincent Mohan to be an Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills with effect from 15th October 2001.

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    CORRIGENDA

    In the Votes and Proceedings of 17th July, in Appendix I, item 4 (Report and Accounts of the Government Car and Dispatch Agency for 2000-01) should have House of Commons printing number 133.

    In the Votes and Proceedings of 19th July:

      (1) the following items should have appeared following item 1:

        2. Barclays Group Reorganisation Bill [Lords], - The Barclays Group Reorganisation Bill [Lords] was read the first time.

      Bill referred to the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills.

        3. National Australia Group Europe Bill [Lords], - The National Australia Group Europe Bill [Lords] was read the first time.

    Bill referred to the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills.

      (2) the following item should have appeared in Appendix I, under Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

      Animals,-Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (No. 9) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2623), dated 19th July 2001 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].



     
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