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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 15th October 2001

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

PRAYERS.

1    Football Disorder (Amendment) Bill,-The Football Disorder (Amendment) Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

2    Football Disorder (Amendment) Bill [Money],-Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Football Disorder (Amendment) Bill [Money];

    A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money provided under any other enactment-(Mr Nick Ainger):-It was agreed to.

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

    Ordered, 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.

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

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-four minutes past Ten o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 10.24 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock.


    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):

Wednesday 10th October 2001

    1    Treaty Series (No. 46, 2001),-Exchange of Notes, done at London on 30th November 1994 and 27th January 1995, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands concerning the Status of Personnel seconded to the European Drugs Unit in the Hague, and Exchange of Notes, done at London on 6th and 14th February 1996, extending the Agreement for an indefinite period [Cm. 5265] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    2    Treaty Series (No. 47, 2001),-Exchange of Notes, done at London on 10th and 29th March 1993, between the between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the French Republic extending the European Convention on Extradition of 13th December 1957 to Certain French Territories [Cm. 5266] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    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:

Friday 12th October 2001

    3    Sea Fisheries,-Fishing Vessels (Decommissioning) (England) Scheme 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3390), dated 10th October 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

Monday 8th October 2001

    4    Countryside,-Access to the Countryside (Maps in Draft Form) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3301), dated 28th September 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Wednesday 10th October 2001

    5    Energy Conservation,-Energy Efficiency (Ballasts for Fluorescent Lighting) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3316), dated 3rd October 2001 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    6    Financial Services and Markets,-Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Interim Permissions) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3374), dated 10th October 2001 [Ruth Kelly].

    7    Police,-Police (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3293), dated 28th September 2001 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Thursday 11th October 2001

    8    Building and Buildings,-(1) Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3336), and

    (2) Building (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3335),

    dated 4th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    9    Local Government,-Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (England) (No. 4) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3347), dated 4th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    10    Social Security,-Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3368), dated 9th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Friday 12th October 2001

    11    Agriculture,-Feeding Stuffs and Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3389), dated 12th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    12    National Health Service,-National Health Service (General Medical Services) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3386), dated 12th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    13    Police,-Police Trainee Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R.(N.I.), 2001, No. 369), dated 11th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    14    Social Security,-Social Fund Winter Fuel Payment (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3375), dated 10th October 2001 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Other Papers:

Monday 8th October 2001

    15    United Nations,-(1) Terrorism (United Nations Measures) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3365),

    (2) Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Channel Islands) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3363),

    (3) Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Isle of Man) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3364), and

    (4) Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3366),

    dated 9th October 2001 [Mr Robin Cook].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 15th October 2001:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    16    European Communities,-Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership Agreement between the Members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and the European Community and its member States (The Cotonou Agreement)) Order 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    17    International Immunities and Privileges,-(1) Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (European School) Order 2001

    (2) draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization) Order 2001

    (3) draft European Communities (Immunities and Privileges of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization) Order 2001, and

    (4) draft European Communities (Privileges of the European School) Order 2001

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    18    Food,-Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3399), dated 14th October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    19    Road Traffic,-Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (District of Herefordshire) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3397), dated 11th October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

Other Papers:

    20    Building Societies,-Account of the Building Societies Commission, 2000-2001, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 252] [Clerk of the House].

    21    Friendly Societies,-Account of the Friendly Societies Commission for 2000-2001, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 251] [Clerk of the House].

    22    Museums and Galleries,-Accounts of the-

    (1) Imperial War Museum,

    (2) National Gallery, and

    (3) Tate Gallery

    for 2000-2001, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; and

    (4) Account of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside for 2000-2001, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument];

    to be printed [Nos. 250, 253, 255 and 254] [Clerk of the House].

    23    National Audit,-Reports by the Comptroller and Auditor General on-

    (1) The Auction of Radio Spectrum for the Third Generation of Mobile Telephones; and

    (2) Policy Development: Improving Air Quality

    [by Act]; to be printed [No. 233 and 232] [Clerk of the House].

    24    Northern Ireland,-Annual Report of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland for 1999-2000, and Financial Statements of the Commission for 1st October 1999 to 31st March 2000, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 236] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    25    Reserve Forces,-Report, dated 11th October 2001, under section 54(1) of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 on the making of a call-out order under section 54(1) of that Act [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    26    Police,-Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary for 2000-2001 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 230] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    27    Post Office,-Report and Accounts of the Post Office for 2000-2001 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    28    Statutory Instruments (Notification),-Communications declaring that the undermentioned Statutory Instruments 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:

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

    Fossil Fuel Levy (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3286),

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

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2884),

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

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2895),

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3231),

    Terrorism (United Nations Measure) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3365),

    Terrorism (United Nations Measure) (Channel Islands) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3363),

    Terrorism (United Nations Measure) (Isle of Man) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3364) and

    Terrorism (United Nations Measure) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3366)

    [by Standing Order] [The Speaker].

    29    Trade and Industry,-Departmental Minute, dated 11th October 2001, concerning a proposed contingent liability to cover the civil liabilities incurred by the Postal Services Commissioners in relation to their functions as Commissioners [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    30    Transport, Local Government and the Regions,-Government Response to the Sixth Report of the Environment, Transport and the Regions Committee, Session 2000-01, on Rail Investment: Renewal, Maintenance and Development of the National Rail Network [by Command] [Cm. 5283] [Mr Secretary Byers].

Papers withdrawn:

    31    Trade and Industry,-Departmental Minute, dated 18th July 2001, concerning a proposed contingent liability to cover the civil liabilities incurred by the Postal Services Commissioners in relation to their functions as Commissioners [laid 19th July].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Export Control Bill,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr James Gray and Mr Richard Page from Standing Committee B (nominated in respect of the Bill); and nominated in substitution Mr Charles Hendry and Mr Robert Key.

    2    Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr James Cran and Mr John Taylor from Standing Committee D (nominated in respect of the Bill); and nominated in substitution Mr Crispin Blunt and Mr John Hayes.

    3    Draft Contracting Out of Functions (Tribunal Staff) Order 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Peter Atkinson, Mr Gordon Marsden, Mr Eric Pickles and Mr Syd Rapson from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Kevin Brennan, Mr William Cash, Tony Cunningham and Mr Stephen O'Brien.

    4    Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Peter Atkinson, Mr Graham Brady, Linda Gilroy, Mr Mark Oaten and Jon Trickett from the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Tim Boswell, Mr Julian Brazier, Paul Clark, Adam Price and Jim Sheridan.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    1    Health,-Memorandum laid before the Health Committee [Public Expenditure on Health and Personal Social Services 2001]; to be printed [No. 242] [Mr David Hinchliffe].

    2    Transport, Local Government and the Regions,-Memoranda laid before the Urban Affairs Sub-Committee of the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee [PPG 17: Sport, Open Space and Recreation]; to be printed [No. 238-II] [ordered to be printed in the adjournment, pursuant to S. O. No. 137 (Select committees (adjournment of the House))] [Clerk of the House].



 
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