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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday 11th March 2003

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

PRAYERS.

1    Regulatory Reform,-Mr Peter Pike reported from the Regulatory Reform Committee the following Resolution:

    That the draft Regulatory Reform (Housing Management Agreements) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 24th February, should be approved.

    The Committee came to this Resolution without a Division.

2    Railways and Transport Safety Bill,-Mr Alan Hurst reported from Standing Committee D, That it had gone through the Railways and Transport Safety Bill and made Amendments thereunto.

    Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered to-morrow; and to be printed [Bill 67].

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to be printed [No. 529].

3    Police (Northern Ireland) Bill,-Mr David Amess reported from Standing Committee E, That it had gone through the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill and made Amendments thereunto.

    Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered to-morrow; and to be printed [Bill 64].

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to be printed [No. 512].

4    First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Derek Conway reported from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

5    Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Bill Olner reported from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Codes B to E) (No. 2) Order 2003.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

6    Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mrs Marion Roe reported from the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Apple and Pear Research Council (Dissolution) Order 2003 and the draft Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2003.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

7    Specialist Schools (Selection by Aptitude),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal the provisions of the School Standards and Framework Act 1988 enabling specialist schools to select pupils on the basis of aptitude; and for connected purposes-(Mr David Chaytor);

    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 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).

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, David Taylor, Lynne Jones: 135.

      Tellers for the Noes, Andrew Selous, Mr Bill Wiggin: 92.

    So the Question was agreed to.

    Ordered, That Mr David Chaytor, John Austin, Andrew Bennett, Valerie Davey, Mr Huw Edwards, Jeff Ennis, Mr David Hinchliffe, Glenda Jackson, Mr Tony Lloyd, Mr Chris Mullin, Mr Kerry Pollard and Jonathan Shaw do prepare and bring in the Bill.

8    Specialist Schools (Selection by Aptitude) Bill,-Mr David Chaytor accordingly presented a Bill to repeal the provisions of the School Standards and Framework Act 1988 enabling specialist schools to select pupils on the basis of aptitude; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 11th July and to be printed [Bill 69].

9    Estimates [2nd allotted day],-The House proceeded, pursuant to Resolution [10th March], to consider the Estimates appointed for consideration under Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee).

    Supplementary Estimates, 2002-03 (Foreign and Commonwealth Office),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That further resources, not exceeding 144,807,000, be authorised for use during the year ending on 31st March 2003, and that a further sum, not exceeding 26,460,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending on 31st March 2003 for expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office-(Jim Fitzpatrick);

    And it being Seven o'clock, the Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to paragraph (5) of Standing Order No. 54 (Consideration of Estimates):-It was agreed to.

    Resolved, That further resources, not exceeding 144,807,000, be authorised for use during the year ending on 31st March 2003, and that a further sum, not exceeding 26,460,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending on 31st March 2003 for expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

10    Estimates,-The Deputy Speaker then put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Estimates appointed for consideration this day.

    Estimates, 2002-03 (Navy) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending on 31st March 2003, modifications in the maximum numbers in the Reserve Naval Forces set out in House of Commons Paper No. 376 of this Session be authorised for the purposes of Part III of the Reserve Forces Act 1996.

    Estimates, 2002-03 (Army) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending on 31st March 2003, modifications in the maximum numbers in the Reserve Land Forces set out in House of Commons Paper No. 376 of this Session be authorised for the purposes of Part III of the Reserve Forces Act 1996.

    Estimates, 2003-04 (Navy) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending on 31st March 2004, a number not exceeding 46,025 all ranks be maintained for Naval Service and that numbers in the Reserve Naval and Marine Forces be authorised for the purposes of Parts I, III, IV and V of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 up to the maximum numbers set out in House of Commons Paper No. 377 of this Session.

    Estimates, 2003-04 (Army) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending on 31st March 2004, a number not exceeding 128,195 all ranks be maintained for Army Service and that numbers in the Reserve Land Forces be authorised for the purposes of Parts I, III, IV and V of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 up to the maximum numbers set out in House of Commons Paper No. 377 of this Session.

    Estimates, 2003-04 (Air) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending on 31st March 2004, a number not exceeding 57,415 all ranks be maintained for Air Force Service and that numbers in the Reserve Air Forces be authorised for the purposes of Parts I, III, IV and V of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 up to the maximum numbers set out in House of Commons Paper No. 377 of this Session.

    Estimates, Excesses, 2001-02

    Resolved, That resources, not exceeding 1,504,912,617.37, be authorised for use to make good excesses of certain resources for defence and civil services for the year ended on 31st March 2002, and that a sum, not exceeding 199,955,750.09, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to make good excesses of certain grants for defence and civil services for the year ended on 31st March 2002, as set out in House of Commons Paper No. 463.

    Supplementary Estimates, 2002-03

    Resolved, That further resources, not exceeding 21,242,681,000, be authorised for use for defence and civil services for the year ending on 31st March 2003, and that a further sum, not exceeding 7,471,054,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to meet the costs of defence and civil services for the year ending on 31st March 2003, as set out in House of Commons Papers Nos. 423, 424 and 484.

    Ordered, That a Bill be brought in upon the foregoing Resolutions relating to Estimates, Excesses, 2001-02, and Supplementary Estimates, 2002-03: And that the Chairman of Ways and Means, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Paul Boateng, Dawn Primarolo, Ruth Kelly and John Healey do prepare and bring it in.

11    Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill,-Ruth Kelly accordingly presented a Bill to authorise the use of resources for the service of the years ending on 31st March 2002 and 2003 and to apply certain sums out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the years ending on 31st March 2002 and 2003: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow and to be printed [Bill 68].

12    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Derek Twigg.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-nine minutes to Eight o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 7.31 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


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


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    Climate Change Levy,-Draft Climate Change Levy (Combined Heat and Power Stations) Prescribed Conditions and Efficiency Percentages (Amendment) Regulations 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [John Healey].

    2    Fees and Charges,-Draft Department of Transport (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    3    Housing,-Draft Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988) (England) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    4    British Nationality,-(1) British Nationality (British Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 539),

    (2) British Nationality (General) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 548), and

    (3) British Nationality (Hong Kong) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 540),

    dated 6th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    5    Children and Young Persons,-Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults and Care Standards Tribunal (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 626), dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    6    Climate Change Levy,-Climate Change Levy (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 604), dated 11th March 2003 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    7    County Courts,-County Court Fees (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 648), dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

    8    Dangerous Drugs,-Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 611), dated 6th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    9    Extradition,-(1) European Convention on Extradition (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 408), and

    (2) European Convention on Extradition (Fiscal Offences) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 436),

    dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    10    European Communities,-European Communities (Designation) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 432), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    11    Family Proceedings,-Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 645), dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Ms Rosie Winterton].

    12    Health and Safety,-(1) Biocidal Products (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 429), dated 26th February 2003, and

    (2) Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 547), dated 6th March 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Smith].

    13    Immigration,-(1) Immigration and Asylum Appeals (Procedure) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 652), dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Ms Rosie Winterton],

    (2) Immigration Control (Provision of Facilities at Ports) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 612), dated 10th March 2003,

    (3) Immigration Employment Document (Fees) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 541), dated 6th March 2003, and

    (4) Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 549), dated 6th March 2003,

    (5) Immigration (Notices) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 658), dated 11th March 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    14    Justices of the Peace,-(1) Commission Areas (Greater London) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 640), and

    (2) Commission Areas (South Wales) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 641),

    dated 26th February 2003 [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

    15    Legal Services Commission,-(1) Community Legal Service (Costs) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 649),

    (2) Community Legal Service (Financial) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 650), and

    (3) Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 651),

    dated 5th March 2003 [by Act] [Ms Rosie Winterton], and

    (4) Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 642),

    (5) Criminal Defence Service (General) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 644), and

    (6) Criminal Defence Service (Recovery of Defence Costs Orders) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 643),

    dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

    16    Local Government,-(1) Accounts and Audit Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 533), dated 6th March 2003,

    (2) Local Authorities (Capital Finance) (Amendment No. 2) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 515), dated 4th March 2003, and

    (3) Local Government (Best Value) Performance Indicators and Performance Standards Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 530), dated 6th March 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    17    Medicines,-Medicines for Human Use and Medical Devices (Fees Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 625), dated 11th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    18    Metropolitan and City Police Districts,-Private Hire Vehicles (London) (Transitional and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 655), dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    19    National Assistance Services,-(1) National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 627), and

    (6) National Assistance (Sums for Personal Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 628)

    dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    20    National Health Service,-(1) Bath and North East Somerset Primary Care Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 624),

    (2) Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 614),

    (3) Local Health Partnerships National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 615),

    (4) Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 616),

    (5) NHS Bodies and Local Authorities Partnership Arrangements (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 629), and

    (6) National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) and (General Ophthalmic Services) Amendment Regulations 2003, (S.I., 2003, No. 657), dated 11th March 2003,

    (7) National Health Service (Pension Scheme, Injury Benefits and Compensation for Premature Retirement) Amendment Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 631),

    (8) Northern Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 633),

    (9) Salisbury Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 618),

    (10) South Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 632),

    (11) Southwark Primary Care Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 619),

    (12) Surrey Hampshire Borders National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 621),

    (13) Surrey and Sussex Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 620),

    (14) University College London Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 622),

    (15) Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 623), and

    (16) Wolverhampton Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 613),

    dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    21    National Lottery,-Awards for All (England) Joint Scheme (Authorisation) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 664), dated 5th March 2003 [by Act] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

    22    Northern Ireland,-Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance (Transfer of Staff) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 457), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer].

    23    Pensions,-(1) Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Amendment Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 434), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Robin Cook], and

    (2) Personal Injuries (Civilians) Amendment Scheme 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 637), dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    24    Pesticides,-Plant Protection Products (Fees) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 660), dated 10th March 2003 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    25    Proceeds of Crime,-Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations in different parts of the United Kingdom) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 425), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    26    Public Records,-Public Records (Designation of Bodies) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 438), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Ms Rosie Winterton].

    27    Road Traffic,-(1) Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 636),

    (2) Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Essex) (District of Basildon) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 635), and

    (3) Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Essex) (District of Maldon) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 634),

    dated 9th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    28    Social Security,-Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No.511), dated 5th March 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Smith].

    29    Supreme Court of England and Wales,-Supreme Court Fees (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 646), dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

    30    Tax Credits,-(1) Tax Credits (Immigration) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 653), and

    (2) Tax Credits (Residence) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 654),

    dated 11th March 2003 [by Act] [Dawn Primarolo].

    31    Telegraphs,-Wireless Telegraphy (Television Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 663), dated 5th March 2003 [by Act] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

Other Papers:

    32    Aircraft and Shipbuilding,-Report and Accounts of British Shipbuilders for 2001-02 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    33    Caribbean and North Atlantic Territories,-Bermuda Constitution (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 456), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    34    Civil Aviation,-Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 433), dated 27th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    35    Civil List,-List of new and supplementary pensions granted under the Civil List Act 1972 for 2002-03 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

    36    Constitution,-Government Response to the Second Report of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, Session 2002-03, on Devolution: Inter-Institutional Relations in the United Kingdom [by Command] [Cm 5780] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    37    School Standards and Framework,-Accounts of-

    (1) North East Lincolnshire (Grimsby) Education Action Zone for 2001-02, and

    (2) South East Sheffield Education Action Zone for 2000-01

    with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 510 and 511] [Clerk of the House].

    38    Supreme Court of England and Wales,-Supreme Court (Review of Taxation in Criminal Cases) Fees (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 647), dated 7th March 2003 [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

    39    Treasury,-Treasury Minute, dated 11th March 2003, on dissolution and reconfiguration of certain NHS Trusts: remission of outstanding public dividend capital [by Command] [Mr Paul Boateng].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    2    Education (Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (Primary Schools) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2903) and the Education (Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (Secondary Schools) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2904),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr David Rendel from the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Andrew Stunell.

    3    Education (Determination of Admission Arrangements) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2896) and the Education (School Information) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2897),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr David Rendel from the Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Andrew Stunell.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    2    Culture, Media and Sport,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee [Privacy and Media Intrusion]; to be printed [No. 458-iii] [Mr Gerald Kaufman].

    3    Health,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Maternity Services Sub-Committee of the Health Committee [Provision of Maternity Services]; to be printed [No. 464-ii] [Andy Burnham].

    4    Home Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Home Affairs Committee [Evidence from Lord Carlile of Berriew QC on his review of the Government's terrorism legislation]; to be printed [No. 515] [Mr Chris Mullin].

    5    International Development,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the International Development Committee [Trade and Development: Aspects of the Doha Agenda]; to be printed [No. 400-iv] [Tony Baldry].

    6    Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee [Reducing Regional Disparities in Prosperity]; to be printed [No. 492-i] [Andrew Bennett].

    7    Lord Chancellor's Department,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department [Courts Bill]; to be printed [No. 526-i] [Mr A. J. Beith].

    8    Regulatory Reform,-(1) Eighth Report from the Regulatory Reform Committee [The draft Regulatory Reform (Housing Management Agreements) Order 2003]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the report [No. 520]; and

    (2) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (British Waterways Board) Order 2003]; to be printed [No. 521-i]

    [Mr Peter Pike].

    9    Standards and Privileges,-First Special Report from the Committee on Standards and Privileges [Standards of Conduct: Letters from the Committee on Standards in Public Life], together with Appendices; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 516] [Sir George Young].

    10    Statutory Instruments,-Thirteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, together with Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be printed [No. 96-xiii] [Mr Brian White].

    11    Trade and Industry,-(1) Third Special Report from the Trade and Industry Committee [Government Observations on the Third Report from the Trade and Industry Committee, on Radio Spectrum Management]; to be printed [No. 530]; and

    (2) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Electricity (Trading and Transmission) Bill]; to be printed [468-ii]

    [Mr Martin O'Neill].

    12    Treasury,-(1) Second Special Report from the Treasury Committee [Government Response to the Second Report from the Committee, on the 2002 Pre-Budget Report]; to be printed, [No. 528]; and

    (2) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [The UK and the Euro]; to be printed [No. 187-xiv]

    [Mr John McFall].

[W.H., No. 37]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

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

    Adjournment,-Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mr Phil Woolas.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 4.30 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker



 
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