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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 21st March 2002

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

PRAYERS.

1    City of London (Ward Elections) Bill,-The Order of the day being read for further consideration of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill, as amended by the Chairman of Ways and Means;

    Ordered, That the Bill be further considered on Tuesday 26th March.

2    Standing Committee on Regional Affairs,-Mr Edward O'Hara reported from the Standing Committee on Regional Affairs, That it had considered the matter of progress of the Regional Development Agencies against their objectives, referred to it on 13th March.

3    Adjournment (Education: 14 to 19 year olds),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr John Heppell);

    And it being Seven o'clock, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.

4    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Ivor Caplin.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-five minutes past Seven o'clock, adjourned till Monday 25th March.

[Adjourned at 7.25 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


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


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1    Veterinary Surgeons,-Draft Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (Schedule 3 Amendment) Order 2002 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2    Aggregates Levy,-Aggregates Levy (General) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 761), dated 21st March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Paul Boateng].

3    Financial Services and Markets,-Electronic Money (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 765), dated 21st March 2002 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

4    Local Government,-(1) Local Authorities (Access to Meetings and Documents) (Period of Notice) (England) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 715) and

    (2) Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Amendment Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 716),

    dated 14th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

5    National Health Service,-National Health Service Pension Scheme (Additional Voluntary Contributions) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 610), dated 20th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

6    Police,-Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 767), dated 20th March 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Other Papers:

7    Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance,-Account of the Legal Aid Fund (Northern Ireland) for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 714] [Clerk of the House].

8    National Audit,-Financial Auditing and Reporting: General Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for 2000-01 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 335-XIX] [Mr Paul Boateng].

9    House of Commons Members' Fund,-Report by the Government Actuary on the Valuation of the House of Commons Members' Fund as at 30th September 2000 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 693] [Clerk of the House].

10    Probation Board (Northern Ireland),-Accounts of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 715] [Clerk of the House].

11    Training and Enterprise Councils,-Accounts of the Training and Enterprise Councils and Chambers of Commerce, Training and Enterprise in England for 1999-2000, with a Statement of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 651] [Secretary Estelle Morris].

12    Treasury,-Treasury Minute, dated 21st March 2002, concerning an extension to contingent liabilities undertaken, in respect of the provision of third party (war and terrorism) insurance cover to UK operating airlines and the UK airline industry [by Command] [Ruth Kelly].

APPENDIX II

Reports from Select Committees

1    Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry,-Part of the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry Committees [Annual Report on Strategic Exports for 2000 and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny]; to be printed [No. 718-i] [Donald Anderson; Tony Baldry; Mr Bruce George; Mr Martin O'Neill].

2    Environmental Audit,-Third Report from the Environmental Audit Committee [UK Preparations for the World Summit on Sustainable Development], together with Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 616] [Mr John Horam].

3    Home Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Home Affairs Committee [Police Reform Bill]; to be printed [No. 612-v] [Mr Chris Mullin].

4    Human Rights,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Joint Committee on Human Rights [Implementation of the Human Rights Act and the Work of the Human Rights Unit of the Lord Chancellor's Department]; to be printed [No. 719-i] [Jean Corston].

5    Public Administration,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on Public Administration [Ombudsman Issues]; to be printed [No. 563-ii] [Tony Wright].

[W.H., No. 69]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
[pursuant to the Order of 20th November 2000]

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

    Adjournment (Ministerial Accountability and Parliamentary Questions-Second Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration, Session 2000-01, and the Government's response thereto),-Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mr Ian Pearson.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till Tuesday 9th April, pursuant to Resolution [11th March] and Order [19th March].

[Adjourned at 5.28 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst
Deputy Speaker



 
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