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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday 15th January 2002

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

PRAYERS.

1    Special Standing Committee,-Mr George Stevenson reported from the Special Standing Committee on the Adoption and Children Bill, That it had come to the following Resolution:

    That the Special Standing Committee recommends that two days be allotted for consideration and Third Reading of the Adoption and Children Bill.

    Report, together with Resolution, to lie upon the Table.

2    Members of Parliament (Employment Disqualification),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to regulate the remunerated employment a Member of Parliament may undertake-(Peter Bradley);

    And the Motion being opposed, after a brief explanatory statement from the Member who made the Motion and from a Member who opposed it, the Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in bills and nomination of select committees at commencement of public business):-It was agreed to.

    Ordered, That Peter Bradley, Ms Karen Buck, Mr Iain Coleman, John Cryer, Mr David Drew, Julia Drown, Clive Efford, Helen Jackson, Martin Linton, Mr Martin Salter, Mr Jonathan R. Shaw and David Wright do prepare and bring in the Bill.

3    Members of Parliament (Employment Disqualification) Bill,-Peter Bradley accordingly presented a Bill to regulate the remunerated employment a Member of Parliament may undertake: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 19th April and to be printed [Bill 81].

4    National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    A Clause (Readiness of Primary Care Groups and Trusts)-(Mr Simon Burns)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time:-Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

    Another Clause (Community Health Councils: scheme for reform)-(Mr Simon Burns)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question put, That the Clause be read a second time.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Dr Julian Lewis, Mr Laurence Robertson: 194.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Nick Ainger, Dan Norris: 323.

    Another Clause (The Health Inspectorate)-(Mr Oliver Heald)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time:-Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

    Another Clause (Establishment of Patients' Councils)-(Mr David Hinchliffe)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question put, That the Clause be read a second time.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Kelvin Hopkins, John McDonnell: 222.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Nick Ainger, Dan Norris: 296.

    Another Clause (The Commission for Health Improvement: amendments to section 20 of the Health Act 1999)-(Dr Evan Harris)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question put, That the Clause be read a second time.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Bob Russell, Annette Brooke: 52.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Nick Ainger, Dan Norris: 326.

    Amendments (Nos. 23 to 26, 74, 27 and 28) made to the Bill.

    Another Amendment (No. 22) proposed to the Bill, in page 6, line 37, at the end, to insert the words 'but no more than fourteen'.-(Mr Win Griffiths.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:-Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 75, 29 to 39, 76, 77, 40 to 53, 78 to 81, 54, 55 and 82) made to the Bill.

    It being Ten o'clock, the Speaker, pursuant to Order [20th November], put the Question necessary to dispose of the remaining Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 56, 83 to 85, 57, 58, 86, 59 to 61, 87 and 62) made to the Bill.

    The Speaker then put the Question, That the Bill be now read the third time.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Angela Smith, Mr Ian Pearson: 324.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mrs Cheryl Gillan, Dr Julian Lewis: 201.

    So the Question was agreed to.

    The Bill was accordingly read the third time, and passed.

5    Public Petitions,-A Public Petition from residents of Houghton Regis for the inclusion of Houghton Regis in the pilot scheme for counter-sharing by banks was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.

6    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mrs Anne McGuire.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till a quarter to Eleven o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 10.45 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


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


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

1    Customs and Excise,-Dual-Use Items (Export Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 50), dated 14th January 2002 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

2    Social Care,-Fostering Services Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 57), dated 14th January 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

Other Papers:

3    Local Government,-Financial Statements of the South Bank Centre for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

Papers withdrawn:

4    Civil Aviation,-Draft Air Navigation (Environmental Standards) Order 2002 [laid 18th December].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

1    Tax Credits Bill,-The Speaker has appointed Mr Edward O'Hara an additional Chairman of Standing Committee A in respect of the Bill.

2    Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords],-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr David Lepper from Standing Committee D (nominated in respect of the Bill); and nominated in substitution Mr Mark Hendrick.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    1    Culture, Media and Sport,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee [Arts Development]; to be printed [No. 489-ii] [Mr Gerald Kaufman].

    2    Home Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Home Affairs Committee [The Government's Drug Policy: Is it Working?]; to be printed [No. 318-vii] [Mr Chris Mullin].

    3    International Development,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the International Development Committee [Global Climate Change and Sustainable Development]; to be printed [No. 519-i] [Tony Baldry].

    4    Statutory Instruments,-Fifteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, together with Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be printed [No. 135-xv] [Brian White].

    5    Transport, Local Government and the Regions,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Urban Affairs Sub-Committee of the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee [Ordnance Survey]; to be printed [No. 481-i] [Andrew Bennett].

    6    Treasury,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee [Departmental Reports Review]; to be printed [No. 340-ii] [Mr John McFall].

    7    Welsh Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Welsh Affairs Committee [Objective 1]; to be printed [No. 520-i] [Mr Martyn Jones].

[W.H., No. 43]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

[pursuant to the Order of 20th November 2000]

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

    Adjournment,-Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Dan Norris.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 1.59 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker

CORRIGENDUM

In the Votes and Proceedings of Monday 14th January, in Appendix I, item 4 (Deregulation) should have appeared as follows:-

    Regulatory Reform,-Proposal under the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 for a Regulatory Reform (Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979) Order 2002, together with a statement by the Department for Work and Pensions [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].



 
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