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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 19th July 2002

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

PRAYERS.

1    Public Petitions,-A Public Petition from residents of Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, for weight restrictions on vehicles using certain roads in Totternhoe was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.

2    Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs, Etc.) Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs, Etc.) Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    A Clause (Damage by assistance dog)-(Sir Sydney Chapman)-brought up, and read the first time.

    Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time:-Clause, by leave, withdrawn.

    Amendments (Nos. 3 and 1) made to the Bill.

    Another Amendment (No. 12) proposed to the Bill, in page 3, line 39, to leave out the word 'may', and to insert the word 'shall', instead thereof.-(Mr Andrew Dismore.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:-Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

    The Bill was read the third time, and passed.

3    Commonwealth Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Commonwealth Bill, not amended in the Standing Committee.

    The Bill was read the third time, and passed.

4    Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    Amendment (No. 1) proposed to the Bill, in page 1, line 5, to leave out the words 'a year', and to insert the words 'six months', instead thereof.-(Mr Andrew Dismore.)

    Question, That the Amendment be made, put and negatived.

    It being half-past Two o'clock, further consideration of the Bill stood adjourned.

5    Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) Bill;

    The Solicitor General, 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 prerogative and interest are concerned, That the House may do therein as it shall think fit.

    Objection was taken to further proceeding.

6    Motor Vehicles (Prohibition on Use of Hand-held Mobile Telephones) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Motor Vehicles (Prohibition on Use of Hand-held Mobile Telephones) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 15th November.

7    Fixed-term Parliaments Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill;

    The Solicitor General, 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 prerogative and interest are concerned, That the House may do therein as it shall think fit.

    Objection was taken to further proceeding.

8    Age Discrimination (No. 2) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Age Discrimination (No. 2) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Thursday 14th November.

9    Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath Bill;

    The Solicitor General, 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 prerogative and interest are concerned, That the House may do therein as it shall think fit.

    Objection was taken to further proceeding.

10    Prescriptions (Chronic Diseases) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Prescriptions (Chronic Diseases) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Thursday 14th November.

11    Regulation of Child Care Providers Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Regulation of Child Care Providers Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Thursday 14th November.

12    Home Energy Conservation (No. 2) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Home Energy Conservation (No. 2) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 15th November.

13    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Fraser Kemp.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty minutes past Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 22nd July.

[Adjourned at 3.20 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 Negative Resolution:

1    Pensions,-Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1852), dated 5th July 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Other Papers:

2    Criminal Justice,-Report of the Serious Fraud Office for 2001-02 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 912] [The Solicitor General].

3    Defence Executive Agencies,-Reports and Accounts of-

    (1) the Army Personnel Centre, and

    (2) the Disposal Services Agency

    for 2001-02, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 1113 and 1010] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

4    Environment,-Report and Accounts of the Environment Agency for 2001-02 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

5    Environmental Protection,-Report and Financial Statements of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee for 2001-02 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

6    Export Controls,-Report on Strategic Export Controls for 2001 [by Command] [Cm. 5559] [Mr Secretary Straw].

7    Government Trading Funds,-Report and Accounts of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory for 2001-02, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 930] [Clerk of the House].

8    Industrial Organisation and Development,-Report and Accounts of the Horticultural Development Council for 2000-01 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

9    Social Security,-Report of the Secretary of State on the standards of decision making in the Benefits Agency, Child Support Agency and Employment Service for 2000-01 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 1017] [Mr Secretary Smith].

10    Trade and Industry Executive Agencies,-Report and Accounts of the Radiocommunications Agency for 2001-02, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 988] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.106) (House of Commons Paper No. 1019) on Special Grants for Performance Pay Progression for Teachers on any Qualified Teacher Pay Scale, for Performance Pay Progression for Teachers on the Leadership Group Pay Spine, and for Threshold Payments for Teachers Employed by Local Authorities in Children's Homes:

    (1) The Speaker has appointed Mr Roger Gale Chairman of the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation in respect of the Report, in place of Mrs Marion Roe; and

    (2) The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Nick Gibb from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Report); and nominated in substitution Mr Adrian Flook.

    2    Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1807),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Eric Martlew, Dr Nick Palmer and Dr Howard Stoate from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Stuart Bell, Mr David Clelland and Mr Dennis Turner.



 
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