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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 15th March 2002

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

PRAYERS.

1    Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    A Clause (Sustainable development)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Installation of boundary markers)-(Mr Michael Meacher )-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Damage or destruction in a marine site)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Meaning of "marine area" and "marine site of special interest")-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (General interpretation)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Notification of marine sites)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Further provisions about notification)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Modification or denotification)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Denotification in relation to European marine sites)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Application to Crown)-(Mr Michael Meacher)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Amendments (Nos. 30 and 31) made to the Bill.

    Another Amendment (No. 54) proposed to the Bill, in page 3, line 24, after the word 'take', to insert the word 'all'.-(Mr Andrew Dismore.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:-Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 32 to 37, 1 to 29 and 38) made to the Bill.

    A Motion being made, That the Bill be now read the third time;

    Mr Michael Meacher, by Her Majesty's Command, acquainted the House, That Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Bill, gives her Consent, as far as Her Majesty's interest is concerned, That the House may do therein as it shall think fit.

    Mr Michael Meacher, by Command of the Prince of Wales, acquainted the House, That His Royal Highness, having been informed of the purport of the Bill, gives his Consent, as far as the Prince of Wales's interest is concerned, That the House may do therein as it shall think fit.

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

    The Bill was accordingly read the third time, and passed

2    Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill,-The Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

3    Food Labelling Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 2nd November, That the Food Labelling Bill be now read a second time;

    And the Question being again proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time:-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 Friday 12th April.

4    Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 21st June.

5    Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 21st June.

6    Control of Fireworks Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Control of Fireworks Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 21st June.

7    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Graham Stringer.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till three minutes to Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 18th March.

[Adjourned at 2.57 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


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


APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    1    Agriculture,-Feedingstuffs (Zootechnical Products) (Amendment) (England, Scotland and Wales) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 696), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    2    Financial Services and Markets,-Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Permission and Applications) (Credit Unions etc.) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 704), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    3    Income Tax,-Income Tax (Cash Equivalents of Car Fuel Benefits) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 706), dated 15th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Paul Boateng].

    4    Local Government,- Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 694), dated 13th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    5    Medicines,-Medicated Feedingstuffs (Amendment) (England, Scotland and Wales) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 697), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    6    National Health Service,-National Health Service Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 561), dated 15th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    7    Pensions,-(1) Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Contracting-out) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 681), dated 13th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling]; and

    (2) Pensions Increase (Review) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 699), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Andrew Smith].

    8    Police,-(1) Police Service of Northern Ireland Regulations 2002 (S.R. (N.I.), 2002, No. 95), and

    (2) Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve (Full-time) (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Regulations 2002 (S.R. (N.I.), 2002, No. 96),

    dated 8th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    9    Social Security,-(1) Social Security Contributions (Intermediaries) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 703), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Dawn Primarolo]; and

    (2) Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 648), dated 11th March 2002, and

    (3) Social Security (Work-focused Interviews for Lone Parents) Amendment Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 670), dated 12th March 2002

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    10    Social Security (Northern Ireland),-Social Security Contributions (Intermediaries) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 705), dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Dawn Primarolo].

Other Papers:

    11    Building Societies,-Report of the Building Societies Commission for 2000-01 [by Statutory Instrument] [Ruth Kelly].

    12    Friendly Societies,-Report of the Friendly Societies Commission for 2000-01 [by Statutory Instrument] [Ruth Kelly].

    13    Honours, Decorations and Medals,-Papers, entitled-

    (1) The General Service Medal, 1962: Service on Air Operations over Iraq (Amendment to Cm. 3524), and

    (2) The Operational Service Medal: Service in Sierra Leone from 5th May 2000

    [by Command] [Cms. 5352 and 5471] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    14    Police,-Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 695) dated 13th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    15    Railways,-Report of the Rail Passengers Committee for Wales for 2000-01 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    16    Social Security Administration,-Report by the Social Security Advisory Committee and statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 in accordance with Section 174 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 [by Command] [Cm. 5469] [Mr Secretary Darling].



 
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