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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 12th May 2003

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

PRAYERS.

1    Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Derek Conway reported from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the Housing (Right to Buy) (Limits on Discount) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 498).

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

2    Finance Bill,-The Chairman of Ways and Means reported from the Programming Committee that it had come to a Resolution in respect of the Finance Bill (Clauses Nos. 1, 4, 5, 9, 14, 22, 42, 56, 57, 124, 130 to 135, 138, 139, 148 and 184 and Schedules Nos. 5, 6, 19, and 25, and any new Clauses and Schedules tabled by Friday 9th May 2003 relating to excise duty on spirits or R&D tax credits for oil exploration), which it had directed him to report to the House:

    That, pursuant to the Programme Order of 6th May relating to the Finance Bill (proceedings in Committee), as amended by the Order of 8th May-

    (1) proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be taken on each of the two days allowed by the Order as shown in the second column of the following Table, and shall be taken in the order so shown;

    (2) proceedings on the first day shall be brought to a conclusion six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on a Motion relating to this Resolution or, if earlier, at the conclusion of the proceedings set down for that day; and

    (3) proceedings on the second day shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill.

Day Proceedings
First day Clauses Nos. 1, 4, 5, 9, 14, 22, 42 and 56, Schedule No. 5, Clause No. 57, Schedule No. 6, Clause No. 124, Schedule No. 19
Second day Clauses Nos. 130 to 135, 138, 139 and 148, Schedule No. 25, Clause No. 184, new Clauses tabled by Friday 9th May 2003 relating to excise duty on spirits or R&D tax credits for oil exploration.

    Report to lie upon the Table.

3    Message from the Lords,-A Message was brought from the Lords, as follows:

    Equality Bill [Lords],-The Lords have passed a Bill to make provision making it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender reassignment, religion or belief or sexual orientation; to make new provision with respect to discrimination on the grounds of disability, race or sex; to make provision making it unlawful to harass or victimise another person on any of those grounds; to make provision facilitating progress towards the achievement of equality as between persons of certain descriptions; to establish and provide for the functions of the Equality Commission for Great Britain; and for connected purposes; to which the Lords desire the concurrence of this House.

4    Equality Bill [Lords],-The Equality Bill [Lords] was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 16th May and to be printed [Bill 105].

5    Human Fertilisation and Embryology Amendment Bill,-The Order for reading the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Amendment Bill a second time on Friday 16th May was read and discharged.

    Bill withdrawn.

6    Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill (Allocation of Time),-A Motion was made, and the Question being put, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill-

    Timetable

    1. Proceedings on Second Reading, in Committee, on consideration and on Third Reading shall be completed at this day's sitting and shall be brought to a conclusion, if not previously concluded, at Ten o'clock.

    Timing of proceedings and Questions to be put

    2. When the Bill has been read a second time-

      (a) it shall, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of bills), stand committed to a Committee of the whole House without any Question being put;

      (b) proceedings on the Bill shall stand postponed while the Question is put, in accordance with paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), on any financial resolution relating to the Bill;

      (c) on the conclusion of proceedings on any financial resolution relating to the Bill, proceedings on the Bill shall be resumed and the Speaker shall leave the Chair whether or not notice of an Instruction has been given.

    3. On the conclusion of proceedings in Committee the Chairman shall report the Bill to the House without putting any Question and, if the Bill is reported with Amendments, the House shall proceed to consider the Bill as amended without any Question being put.

    4. For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 1 the Speaker or Chairman shall forthwith put the following Questions (but no others)-

      (a) any Question already proposed from the Chair;

      (b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed;

      (c) the Question on any Amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;

      (d) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded.

    5. On a Motion so made for a new Clause or a new Schedule, the Chairman or Speaker shall put only the Question that the Clause or Schedule be added to the Bill.

    Consideration of Lords Amendments

    6.-(1) Any Lords Amendments to the Bill shall be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

    (2) Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall be brought to a conclusion, if not previously concluded, one hour after their commencement.

    7.-(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 6.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any Question already proposed from the Chair and not yet decided.

    (3) If that Question is for the amendment of a Lords Amendment the Speaker shall then put forthwith-

      (a) a single Question on any further Amendments to the Lords Amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House agrees or disagrees to the Lords Amendment or (as the case may be) to the Lords Amendment as amended.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith-

      (a) a single Question on any Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown to a Lords Amendment, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House agrees or disagrees to the Lords Amendment or (as the case may be) to the Lords Amendment as amended.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House disagrees to a Lords Amendment.

    (6) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question, That this House agrees to all the remaining Lords Amendments.

    (7) As soon as the House has agreed or disagreed to a Lords Amendment, or disposed of an Amendment relevant to a Lords Amendment which has been disagreed to, the Speaker shall put forthwith a single Question on any Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown and relevant to the Lords Amendment.

    Subsequent stages

    8.-(1) Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill shall be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

    (2) Proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

    9.-(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 8.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any Question which has already been proposed from the Chair and not yet decided.

    (3) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown which is related to the Question already proposed from the Chair.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown on or relevant to any of the remaining items in the Lords Message.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question, That this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords Proposals.

    Reasons Committee

    10.-(1) The Speaker shall put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the appointment, nomination and quorum of a Committee to draw up Reasons in relation to the Bill and the appointment of its Chairman.

    (2) A Committee appointed to draw up Reasons shall report before the conclusion of the sitting at which it is appointed.

    (3) Proceedings in the Committee shall, if not previously brought to a conclusion, be brought to a conclusion 30 minutes after their commencement.

    (4) For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with sub-paragraph (3) the Chairman shall-

      (a) first put forthwith any Question which has been proposed from the Chair but not yet decided, and

      (b) then put forthwith successively Questions on motions which may be made by a Minister of the Crown for assigning a Reason for disagreeing with the Lords in any of their Amendments.

    (5) The proceedings of the Committee shall be reported without any further Question being put.

    Miscellaneous

    11. Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) shall apply to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

    12. The proceedings on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement and paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 shall apply to those proceedings.

    13. Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

    14. No Motion shall be made to alter the order in which any proceedings on the Bill are taken or to re-commit the Bill.

    15. No dilatory Motion shall be made in relation to proceedings to which this Order applies except by a Minister of the Crown; and the Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

    16.-(1) This paragraph applies if-

      (a) a Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration) has been stood over to Seven o'clock, Three o'clock or Four o'clock (as the case may be), but

      (b) proceedings to which this Order applies have begun before then.

    (2) Proceedings on that Motion shall stand postponed until the conclusion of those proceedings.

    17. If the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before the conclusion of any proceedings to which this Order applies, no notice shall be required of a Motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order.

    18. Proceedings to which this Order applies shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House-(Mr Secretary Murphy);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Ivor Caplin, Gillian Merron: 274.

      Tellers for the Noes, Hugh Robertson, Mr Mark Francois: 175.

    So the Question was agreed to.

7    Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill;

    And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time;

    And it being Ten o'clock, the Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [this day].

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Joan Ryan, Mr Fraser Kemp: 290.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Gregory Campbell, Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson: 22.

    So the Question was agreed to.

    The Bill was accordingly read a second time.

    Further proceedings on the Bill stood postponed, pursuant to Order [this day].

8    Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill [Money],-Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill [Money];

    A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-

    (a) any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under the Act,

    (b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other enactment-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

9    Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill,-The House, pursuant to Order [this day], resolved itself into a Committee on the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill.

    (In the Committee)

    It being after Ten o'clock, the Chairman proceeded, pursuant to Order [this day], to put the Questions necessary to conclude proceedings in Committee.

    Clause No. 1 (Election of next Assembly).

    Question put, That the Clause stand part of the Bill.

    The Committee divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Joan Ryan, Mr Fraser Kemp: 289.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Nigel Dodds, Mrs Iris Robinson: 21.

    Clauses Nos. 2 and 3 agreed to.

    Clause No. 4 (Remuneration of members of the Assembly).

    Question put, That the Clause stand part of the Bill.

    The Committee divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Joan Ryan, Mr Fraser Kemp: 291.

      Tellers for the Noes, David Burnside, Mr Andrew Hunter: 13.

    Clause No. 5 agreed to.

    Clause No. 6 (Modification of enactments).

    Question put, That the Clause stand part of the Bill.

    The Committee divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Fraser Kemp, Joan Ryan: 285.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Gregory Campbell, Mrs Iris Robinson: 12.

    Clause No. 7 agreed to.

    Whereupon the Chairman left the Chair to report the Bill to the House.

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    The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair; and Mr Ivor Caplin reported, That the Committee had gone through the Bill, without Amendment.

    The Deputy Speaker then put the remaining Question necessary to dispose of the business to be concluded at Ten o'clock.

    And the Question being put, That the Bill be now read the third time;

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Fraser Kemp, Joan Ryan: 256.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Nigel Dodds, Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson: 17.

    So the Question was agreed to.

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

10    Value Added Tax,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the Value Added Tax (Supply of Services) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1055), dated 9th April 2003, a copy of which was laid before this House on 9th April, be approved-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

11    Government Resources and Accounts,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 3rd April, be approved-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

12    Government Resources and Accounts,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Rights of Access of Comptroller and Auditor General) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 3rd April, be approved-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

13    Government Resources and Accounts,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Health Service Bodies) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 2nd April, be approved-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

14    Local Government Finance,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 120) (House of Commons Paper No. 578) on Grants for local authorities classed as 'excellent' under the comprehensive performance assessment framework, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3rd April, be approved-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

15    Minutes of Evidence of Select Committees,-Ordered, That Standing Order No. 131 (Entry of questions asked) be amended by leaving out the words ', and at the beginning of each page of the minutes of evidence,'.-(Mr Ivor Caplin.)

16    Business of the House,-Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 15th May, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c)(i) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), the Motion in the name of the Leader of the Opposition may be proceeded with, though opposed, until Four o'clock or for three hours, whichever is the longer period, and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of and the Orders of the House of 28th June 2001 and 29th October 2002 relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply.-(Mr Ivor Caplin.)

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

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-five minutes past Eleven o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 11.25 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 delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 9th May 2003 (Non-sitting Friday, S.O. No. 12) pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

    1    European Communities (No. 3, 2003),-Euro-Mediterranean Agreement, done at Valencia on 27th April 2002, establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria of the other part, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5804] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    2    Miscellaneous (No. 5, 2003),-Protocol, done at New York on 15th November 2000, to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, with Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5815] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    3    Treaty Series (No. 58, 2002),-Second Supplementary List of Ratifications, Accessions, Withdrawals, etc., for 2002 [Cm. 5814] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 9th May 2003 (Non-sitting Friday, S.O. No. 12) pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    4    Criminal Law,-(1) Fixed Penalty (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1254), and

    (2) Fixed Penalty Offences Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1253),

    dated 8th May 2003 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    5    Education,-(1) Education (Additional Secondary School Proposals) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1200), dated 1st May 2003,

    (2) Education (Outturn Statements) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1153), dated 24th April 2003,

    (3) Education (School Organisations Plans) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1201), dated 1st May 2003, and

    (4) Education (School Organisations Proposals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1229), dated 1st May 2003

    [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    6    European Communities,-European Communities (Designation) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1246), dated 8th May 2003 [Mr Secretary Straw].

    7    Immigration,-Immigration Employment Document (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1277), dated 9th May 2003 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    8    Legal Services,-Conditional Fee Agreements (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1240), dated 30th April 2003 [Ms Rosie Winterton].

    9    Local Government,-Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1265), dated 8th May [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    10    Road Traffic,-(1) Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (Borough of Redcar and Cleveland) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1261), and

    (2) Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Buckinghamshire) (District of Aylesbury Vale) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1262),

    dated 8th May 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    11    Supreme Court (Northern Ireland),-Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 2) 2003 (S.R.(N.I.), 2003, No. 263), dated 8th May 2003 [Ms Rosie Winterton].

    12    Tribunals and Inquiries (Wales),-(1) Town and Country Planning Appeals (Determination by Inspectors) (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1267),

    (2) Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Determination by Inspectors) (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1270),

    (3) Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Hearings Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1268),

    (4) Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1269),

    (5) Town and Country Planning (Hearings Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1271), and

    (6) Town and Country Planning (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1266),

    dated 8th May 2003 [Ms Rosie Winterton].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 12th May 2003:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    13    Competition,-Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Supply of Services) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum thereon [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    14    Consumer Protection,-Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 8 Domestic Infringements) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum thereon [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    15    Justice,-Draft Lay Magistrates (Eligibility) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum thereon [by Command] [Ms Rosie Winterton].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    16    Sports Grounds and Sporting Events,-Football Spectators (Seating) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1280), dated 1st May 2003 [by Act] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

Other Papers:

    17    Department for Transport,-Department for Transport Minute, dated 12th May 2003, concerning a proposed contingent liability for the Strategic Rail Authority: South Central Rail franchise [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    18    Financial Reporting to Parliament,-Departmental Reports 2003: The Government's Expenditure Plans for 2003-04 to 2005-06 for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office [by Command] [Cm. 5913] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    19    Osteopaths,-Report and Accounts of the General Osteopathic Council for 2001-02 [by Act] [Dr John Reid].

    20    Public Petitions,-Observations by the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the Petition [30th January] from Robert Wrigley and other residents of Sittingbourne, Kent, against using the Coniston Hotel as a centre for asylum seekers [by Standing Order]; to be printed [Clerk of the House].

    21    Transport,-Government Response to the First Report of the Transport Committee, on Urban Charging Schemes [by Command] [Cm. 5818] [Mr Secretary Darling].

Papers withdrawn:

    22    Competition,-Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Supply of Services) Order 2003 [laid 29th April].

    23    Consumer Protection,-Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 8 Domestic Infringements) Order 2003 [laid 29th April].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Finance Bill (Programming Sub-Committee),-The Speaker has appointed Kali Mountford and Mr Mark Prisk in place of Ms Megg Munn and Mr Howard Flight as members of the Programming Sub-Committee of Standing Committee B in respect of the Bill.

    2    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.118) on Special Grant for Local Authorities Rated Excellent and 3* Education Performers and the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.119) on Special Grant for the Excellence in Cities and Excellence Cluster Programmes,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Archie Norman from the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Reports); and nominated in substitution Mr Andrew Mitchell.

Programming Committees

    3    Finance Bill (Programming Committee),-The Speaker has appointed Kali Mountford and Mr Mark Prisk in place of Ms Megg Munn and Mr Howard Flight as members of the Programming Committee in respect of the Bill.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    1    Education and Skills,-(1) Fourth Report from the Education and Skills Committee [Secondary Education: diversity of provision], together with Appendices; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Report [No. 94]; and

    (2) Memoranda laid before the Committee [Secondary Education: diversity of provision]

    [Mr Barry Sheerman].

    2    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Vets and Veterinary Services Sub-Committee of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee [Vets and Veterinary Services]; to be printed [No. 703-i] [Mr Michael Jack].

    3    Public Accounts,-(1) Nineteenth Report from the Committee of Public Accounts [The PFI Contract for the redevelopment of West Middlesex University Hospital]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 155];

    (2) Twentieth Report from the Committee [Better public services through call centres]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 373];

    (3) Twenty-first Report from the Committee [The Operations of HM Customs and Excise in 2001-02]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 398];

    (4) Twenty-second Report from the Committee [PFI Refinancing update]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 203]; and

    (5) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [A Safer Place to Work: Improving the management of health and safety risks to staff in NHS Trusts]; to be printed [No. 704-i]

    [Mr Edward Leigh].

    4    Scottish Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Scottish Affairs Committee [The Work of the Child Support Agency Centre in Scotland]; to be printed [No. 693-i] [Mrs Irene Adams].



 
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