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    Notice given by the Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order No. 13 (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances):

    Whereas Her Majesty's Government have represented to me, Michael Martin, Speaker of the House of Commons, that the public interest requires the House to meet at an earlier time than the 15th day of October 2001 and I am satisfied that the public interest does so require:

    Now, therefore, I hereby give notice pursuant to the Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances) that the House shall meet on Thursday the 4th day of October 2001 at half-past Nine of the clock.

    Given under my hand this 25th day of September 2001.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Thursday 4th October 2001

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

PRAYERS.

1    Sittings of the House,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn till Monday 15th October-(Mrs Anne McGuire):-It was agreed to.

2    Adjournment (International Terrorism),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mrs Anne McGuire);

    The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.

3    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Nick Ainger)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till two minutes to Seven o'clock, adjourned till Monday 15th October, pursuant to Resolution [this day].

[Adjourned at 6.58 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 by Her Majesty's Command and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

Monday 17th September 2001

    1    Human Rights,-Annual Report by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Human Rights for 2001 [Cm. 5211] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Wednesday 19th September 2001

    2    Work and Pensions,-Annual Report by the Department for Work and Pensions for 2001 on Opportunity for All-Making Progress [Cm. 5260] [Mr Secretary Darling].

Tuesday 25th September 2001

    3    Immigration and Asylum,-Draft Code of Practice for Channel Tunnel Freight Shuttle Wagons [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Thursday 27th September 2001

    4    Treaty Series (No. 44, 2001),-First Supplementary List of Ratifications, Accessions, Withdrawals, etc., for 2001 [Cm. 5256] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    5    Treaty Series (No. 45, 2001),-Agreement, done at London on 6th July 1994, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Paraguay concerning Mutual Assistance in Relation to Drug Trafficking [Cm. 5259] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Friday 28th September 2001

    6    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy,-Government Response to the Report of the BSE Inquiry [Cm. 5263] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Monday 1st October 2001

    7    European Communities,-Paper, prepared by the Commission of the European Communities, entitled European Governance [Mr Secretary Straw].

    8    Honours, Decorations and Medals,-Paper, entitled The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service Medal: Royal Warrant [Cm. 5264] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

Wednesday 3rd October 2001

    9    Public Accounts,-Treasury Minute on the Eleventh and the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2000-2001 [Cm. 5261] [Mr Paul Boateng].

Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

Wednesday 26th September 2001

    10    Northern Ireland,-(1) Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3231), dated 22nd September 2001, and

    (2) Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3230), dated 21st September 2001

    [Mr Secretary Reid].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

Monday 17th September 2001

    11    Agriculture,-Organic Farming (England Rural Development Programme) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3139), dated 12th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    12    Prisons and Young Offenders Centres,-Life Sentence Review Commissioners' Rules 2001 (S.R., (N.I.), 2001, No. 317), dated 11th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Reid].

Thursday 20th September 2001

    13    Education,-Education (Funding for Teacher Training) Designation Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3202), dated 20th September 2001 [Secretary Estelle Morris].

    14    Energy Conservation,-Energy Information and Energy Efficiency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3142), dated 12th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    15    Environmental Protection,-(1) Environmental Protection (Controls on Injurious Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3141), and

    (2) Special Waste (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3148),

    dated 13th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    16    Telegraphs,-Wireless Telegraphy (Broadband Fixed Wireless Access Licences) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3193), dated 19th September 2001 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Friday 21st September 2001

    17    Education,-(1) Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology (Dissolution) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3154), and

    (2) Lewes Tertiary College (Dissolution) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3153),

    dated 13th September 2001 [Secretary Estelle Morris].

    18    Environmental Protection,-Waste (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3189), dated 19th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Monday 24th September 2001

    19    Agriculture,-(1) Common Agricultural Policy (Protection of Community Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3198), dated 21st September 2001,

    (2) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Stage II) Designation (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3195), dated 20th September 2001,

    (3) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Stage III) Designation (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3196), dated 20th September 2001, and

    (4) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Stage IV) Designation (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3197), dated 20th September 2001

    [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    20    Education,-(1) Brooke House Sixth Form College (Government) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3213), and

    (2) Brooke House Sixth Form College (Incorporation) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3212),

    dated 21st September 2001 [Secretary Estelle Morris].

    21    Merchant Shipping,-Merchant Shipping (Domestic Passenger Ships) (Safety Management Code) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3209), dated 19th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    22    Plant Health,-Potatoes Originating in Germany (Notification) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3194), dated 19th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    23    Road Traffic,-Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3208), dated 20th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

Tuesday 25th September 2001

    24    Data Protection,-Data Protection (Subject Access) (Fees and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3223), dated 23rd September 2001 [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    25    Pensions (Scotland),-Pensions Appeal Tribunals (Scotland) (Amendment) Rules 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3207), dated 31st August 2001 [Mrs Secretary Liddell].

Wednesday 26th September 2001

    26    Immigration and Asylum,-Carriers' Liability (Clandestine Entrants) (Application to Rail Freight) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3232), dated 25th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    27    Social Security,-Social Security (Jobcentre Plus Interviews) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3210), dated 21st September 2001 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Thursday 27th September 2001

    28    Education,-Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 6) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3243), dated 25th September 2001 [Secretary Estelle Morris].

    29    Terms and Conditions of Employment,-Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3256), dated 26th September 2001 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Friday 28th September 2001

    30    Electricity,-(1) Electricity (Class Exemptions from the Requirement for a Licence) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3270),

    (2) Electricity from Non-Fossil Fuel Sources Saving Arrangements (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3268),

    (3) Electricity from Non-Fossil Fuel Sources (Scotland) Saving Arrangements Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3269), and

    (4) Utilities Act 2000 (Transitional Provisions) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3264),

    dated 28th September 2001 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    31    Immigration and Asylum,-Carriers' Liability (Clandestine Entrants) (Code of Practice for Freight Shuttle Wagons) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3233), dated 27th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    32    Road Traffic,-Community Drivers' Hours (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Temporary Exception) (No. 2) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3260), dated 27th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

Monday 1st October 2001

    33    Animals,-(1) Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Export of Vehicles) (Disinfection of Tyres) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3285), and

    (2) Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (No. 9) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3284),

    dated 28th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    34    Data Protection,-Data Protection (Notification and Notification Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3214), dated 20th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Tuesday 2nd October 2001

    35    Disabled Persons,-Disability Discrimination (Providers of Services) (Adjustment of Premises) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3253), dated 26th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    36    Electricity,-Fossil Fuel Levy (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3286), dated 1st October 2001 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    37    Local Government,-Accounts and Audit (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3244), dated 25th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    38    Social Security,-Social Security (Notification of Change of Circumstances) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3252), dated 26th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Wednesday 3rd October 2001

    39    Health and Safety,-Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3291), dated 28th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    40    Housing,-Housing (Right to Acquire) (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3257), dated 26th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

Other Papers:

Tuesday 18th September 2001

    41    Customs and Excise,-Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3166), dated 18th September 2001 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Thursday 4th October 2001:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    42    London Government,-Draft Greater London Authority (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Order 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    43    Climate Change Levy,-Air Passenger Duty and Other Indirect Taxes (Interest Rate) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3434), dated 4th October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Paul Boateng].

    44    Customs and Excise,-Excise Duty (Payments in Case of Error or Delay) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3299), dated 2nd October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Paul Boateng].

    45    Financial Services and Markets,-Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Controllers) (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3435), dated 4th October 2001 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

Other Papers:

    46    Air Force (Constitution),-Amendment (No. 3) to Queen's Regulations for the Royal Air Force (Fifth Edition) [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    Export Control Bill,-The Speaker has appointed Mr John McWilliam and Mr Nicholas Winterton additional Chairmen of Standing Committee B in respect of the Bill.



 
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