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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Tuesday 8th July 2003

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

PRAYERS.

1    Mersey Tunnels Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for further consideration of the Mersey Tunnels Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be further considered on Tuesday 15th July.

2    Private Bills [Lords] (No Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable),-The Speaker laid upon the Table a Report from one of the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, That, in the case of the following Bill, originating in the Lords and referred after the First Reading thereof, no Standing Order not previously inquired into is applicable thereto:

    Hereford Markets Bill [Lords].

    Bill to be read a second time.

3    Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Peter Atkinson reported from the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Social Security (Jobcentre Plus Interviews for Partners) Regulations 2003.

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

4    Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mrs Irene Adams reported from the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the Education (School Organisation Proposals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1229) and the Education (School Organisation Plans) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1201).

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

5    Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr John Butterfill reported from the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Immigration (Provision of Physical Data) Regulations 2003.

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

6    Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Alan Hurst reported from the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) (Amendment) Order 2003.

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

7    Northern Ireland Grand Committee,-Mr John McWilliam reported from the Northern Ireland Grand Committee, That it had considered the proposal for a draft Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, referred to it on 23rd June.

8    European Standing Committee B,-Mr Joe Benton reported from European Standing Committee B the following Resolution:

    That the Committee takes note of the unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum from HM Treasury dated 5th June relating to the Preliminary Draft General Budget of the European Communities for the financial year 2004, and European Union Document No. 7229/03, Commission Communication on the Annual Policy Strategy for 2004; and supports the Government's efforts to maintain budget discipline in the Community.

    Report, together with Resolution, to lie upon the Table.

9    House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal section 2 of the House of Lords Act 1999-(Mr David Winnick);

    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, Kevin Brennan, Ian Lucas: 171.

      Tellers for the Noes, Eric Joyce, John Robertson: 73.

    So the Question was agreed to.

    Ordered, That Mr David Winnick, Angela Eagle, John Cryer, Andrew Mackinlay, Mr Marsha Singh, Mr Khalid Mahmood, Mr John Battle, Ms Candy Atherton, Rob Marris, Alice Mahon, Ian Lucas and Mr John Smith do prepare and bring in the Bill.

10    House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill,-Mr David Winnick accordingly presented a Bill to repeal section 2 of the House of Lords Act 1999: 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 144].

11    Welsh Grand Committee,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Orders Nos. 107 (Welsh Grand Committee (matters relating exclusively to Wales)) and 108 (Welsh Grand Committee (sittings)), That-

    (a) the matter of the Draft Public Audit (Wales) Bill be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for its consideration;

    (b) the Committee shall meet at Westminster on Tuesday 15th July at five minutes to Nine o'clock to consider the matter of the Draft Public Audit (Wales) Bill under Standing Order No. 107 (Welsh Grand Committee (matters relating exclusively to Wales))-(Mr Vernon Coaker):-It was agreed to.

12    Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2),-A Motion was made, and the Question being put, That-

    (1) Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Programme Order of 7th May 2003 relating to the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill shall be omitted.

    (2) Proceedings on consideration shall be taken in the order shown in the following table, and each part of the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the second column.



Proceedings

Time for conclusion of
proceedings
Amendments relating to Clauses in Part 1; New Clauses relating to Part 1; new Schedules relating to Part 1; amendments relating to Schedules 1 to 4.
3 ¼ hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order.
New Clauses relating to Part 2; amendments relating to Clauses in Part 2; new Schedules relating to Part 2; amendments relating to Schedules 5 to 8.4 ¾ hours after the commencement of those proceedings.
New Clauses relating to Part 4; amendments relating to Clauses in Part 4; new Schedules relating to Part 4; amendments relating to Schedule 10.6 ½ hours after the commencement of those proceedings.
New Clauses relating to Part 3; amendments relating to Clauses in Part 3; new Schedules relating to Part 3; amendments relating to Schedule 9; New Clauses relating to Part 5; amendments relating to Clauses in Part 5; new Schedules relating to Part 5; amendments relating to Schedules 11 and 12; New Clauses relating to Part 6; amendments relating to Clauses in Part 6; new Schedules relating to Part 6; amendments relating to Schedule 13; remaining New Clauses and new Schedules; remaining proceedings on consideration.7 hours after the commencement of those proceedings.

    (3) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion 8 hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order-(Mr John Hutton);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Gillian Merron, Mr Nick Ainger: 314.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Robert Syms, Mr Mark Francois: 164.

    So the Question was agreed to.

13    Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    Amendment (No. 164) proposed to the Bill, in page 1, line 4, to leave out Clause No. 1.-(Mr David Hinchliffe.)

    Question put, That the Amendment be made.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr George Stevenson, Angela Eagle: 251.

      Tellers for the Noes, Paul Clark, Mr Fraser Kemp: 286.

    It being more than three and a quarter hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2), the Deputy Speaker, pursuant to Order [this day], put the Questions on an Amendment and a new Clause selected by the Speaker for separate Division.

    Another Amendment (No. 96) proposed to the Bill, in page 1, line 12, after the word 'Foundation', to insert the words 'and Community'.-(Mr Andrew Lansley.)

    Question put, That the Amendment be made.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Robert Syms, Mr Mark Hoban: 194.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Fraser Kemp, Derek Twigg: 339.

    A Clause (Foundation patients' fora)-(Mr Paul Burstow)-brought up.

    Question put, That the Clause be added to the Bill.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Annette Brooke, Sir Robert Smith: 194.

      Tellers for the Noes, Derek Twigg, Mr Fraser Kemp: 340.

    The Deputy Speaker then put the Questions on the Amendments, new Clauses and a new Schedule moved by a Minister of the Crown to be disposed of at that hour.

    Amendments (Nos. 245, 233, 355, 356, 246 to 251 and 357) made to the Bill.

    A Clause (Audit)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Mergers)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Section (Mergers): supplementary)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Representative membership)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    A Schedule (Audit of accounts of NHS foundation trusts)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 253 to 260, 354, 261 to 263, 242 to 244, 234, 264 to 266, 358 and 267) made to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Complaints about health care)-(Dr Stephen Ladyman)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Complaints about social services)-(Dr Stephen Ladyman)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Complaints regulations: supplementary)-(Dr Stephen Ladyman)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Representations relating to special guardianship support services)-(Dr Stephen Ladyman)-brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Joint annual reviews)-(Dr Stephen Ladyman)-brought up and read the first time.

    Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

    And it being four and three quarter hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2), the Deputy Speaker put the Question already proposed from the Chair:-It was agreed to.

    Clause added to the Bill.

    The Deputy Speaker then put the Question on a new Clause selected by the Speaker for separate Division.

    Another Clause (Duty of the CHAI to prepare standards guidance relating to health care)-(Chris Grayling)-brought up.

    Question put, That the Clause be added to the Bill.

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr George Osborne, Mr John Randall: 189.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Fraser Kemp, Derek Twigg: 344.

    The Deputy Speaker then put the Question on the Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown to be disposed of at that hour.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 359 to 386, 301 to 310, 387 to 394, 311, 395, 396, 312 and 316 to 318) made to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Provision of primary medical services)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and read the first time.

    Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

    And it being six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2), the Deputy Speaker put the Question already proposed from the Chair:-It was agreed to.

    Clause added to the Bill.

    The Deputy Speaker then put the Questions on the remaining new Clauses and Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown to be disposed of at that hour.

    Another Clause (General medical services contracts)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (General medical services: transitional)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Another Clause (Abolition of pilot schemes)-(Mr John Hutton)-brought up and added to the Bill.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 270 to 299) made to the Bill.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 235 to 237, 252, 268, 269 and 238 to 241) made to the Bill.

    It being seven hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2), the Deputy Speaker put the Questions on the remaining new Clause and Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown to be disposed of at that hour.

    Another Clause (Replacement of the Welfare Food Schemes: Northern Ireland)-(Jim Fitzpatrick)-brought up, and added to the Bill.

    Other Amendments (Nos. 313 to 315, 231, 232, 319 and 300) made to the Bill.

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

    Mr Secretary Reid, 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 Secretary Reid, 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 proposed;

    And it being eight hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2), the Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [this day].

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Charlotte Atkins, Paul Clark: 306.

      Tellers for the Noes, Tom Brake, Sir Robert Smith: 57.

    So the Question was agreed to.

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

14    Business of the House,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments to the Railways and Transport Safety Bill and the Licensing Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour-(Mr John Heppell):-It was agreed to.

15    Railways and Transport Safety Bill (Programme) (No. 2),-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [28th June 2001 and 29th October 2002], That the following provisions shall apply to the Railways and Transport Safety Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 28th January 2003-

    Consideration of Lords Message

    1. Proceedings on consideration of the Lords Message shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

    Subsequent stages

    2. Any further message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question put.

    3. Proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement-(Mr John Heppell):-It was agreed to.

16    Railways and Transport Safety Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Lords Amendments to the Railways and Transport Safety Bill.

    Lords Amendments Nos. 1 to 9 were agreed to.

    Lords Amendment No. 10 was disagreed to.

    An Amendment ((a)) was made to the Bill in lieu of Lords Amendment No. 10 disagreed to.

    Lords Amendments Nos. 11 and 12 were agreed to.

17    Licensing Bill [Lords],-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Lords Message [3rd July] relating to the Licensing Bill [Lords].

    Lords Amendments Nos. 62C to 62H and 62J to Commons Amendment No. 62B were agreed to.

    It being one hour after the commencement of proceedings on consideration of the Lords Message, the Deputy Speaker, pursuant to Order [24th June] put the Question remaining to be disposed of at that hour.

    Lords Amendment No. 62L in lieu of words left out of the Bill by Commons Amendment No. 62 was agreed to.

18    Income Tax,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Canada) Order 2003 be made in the form of the draft laid before this House on 18th June-(Jim Fitzpatrick):-It was agreed to.

    Address to be presented to Her Majesty by such Members of the House as are of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council or of Her Majesty's Household.

19    Income Tax,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Mauritius) Order 2003 be made in the form of the draft laid before this House on 18th June-(Jim Fitzpatrick):-It was agreed to.

    Address to be presented to Her Majesty by such Members of the House as are of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council or of Her Majesty's Household.

20    London Government,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Greater London Authority Elections (Election Addresses) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 18th June, be approved-(Jim Fitzpatrick):-It was agreed to.

21    Northern Ireland,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 17th June, be approved-(Jim Fitzpatrick):-It was agreed to.

22    Animals,-Ordered, That the Animal By-Products Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1482), be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.-(Jim Fitzpatrick.)

23    Public Petitions,-A Public Petition from Mr Kevin Preen, Mrs Wendy Preece and others for a review of social care funding was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.

24    Adjournment,-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Jim Fitzpatrick);

    And the Motion having been made after Seven o'clock, and the Debate having continued for half an hour, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House, without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order, it being then twenty minutes to Twelve o'clock, till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 11.40 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 Negative Resolution:

    1    Dangerous Drugs,-Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1653), dated 26th June 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    2    Education,-(1) Education (School Teachers' Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1662),

    (2) Education (Specified Work and Registration) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1663), and

    (3) Norton College (Change to School Session Times) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1671),

    dated 2nd July 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    3    Environmental Protection,-Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1699), dated 6th July 2003 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    4    Road Traffic,-(1) International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1693), dated 4th July 2003; and

    (2) Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1698), dated 7th July 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

    5    Transport,-(1) Merseyrail Electrics Network Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1696), and

    (2) Railways (Rail Passengers' Council and Rail Passengers' Committees) (Exemptions) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1695),

    dated 7th July 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

Other Papers:

    6    Care Standards,-Account of the General Social Care Council for 2001-02, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 952] [Clerk of the House].

    7    Coal Industry,-Account of the Coal Authority for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 953] [Clerk of the House].

    8    Crown Estate,-(1) Account of the Crown Estate Commissioners for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 945], and

    (2) Report and Accounts of the Crown Estate Commissioners for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]

[Clerk of the House].

    9    Environmental Protection,-Report of English Nature for 2002-03 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    10    Foreign and Commonwealth,-Paper entitled, A Draft Constitution for the European Union [by Command] [Cm. 5872] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    11    National Audit,-Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on The Office of Telecommunications: Helping consumers benefit from competition in the telecommunications market [by Act]; to be printed [No. 768] [Clerk of the House].

    12    National Statistics,-Report of the Statistics Commission for 2002-03 [by Command] [Cm. 5845] [John Healey].

    13    Office of the Deputy Prime Minister,-Government's Response to the Seventh Report of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee, Session 2002-03, on The Effectiveness of Government Regeneration Initiatives [by Command] [Cm. 5865] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    14    Parliamentary Commissioner,-Fifth Report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, Session 2002-03: Annual Report 2002-03 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 847] [Clerk of the House].

    15    Public Petitions,-Observations by the Deputy Prime Minister on the Petition [25th June] from residents of Watchet, Somerset, for amendment of the plans for housing development on Severn Terrace Fields [by Standing Order]; to be printed [Clerk of the House].

    16    Race Relations,-Report of the Independent Race Monitor for 2002-03 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    17    Sex Discrimination,-Draft Code of Practice on Equal Pay [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    18    Transport,-Report and Accounts of British Waterways for 2002-03 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 and the draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Pete Wishart from the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Annabelle Ewing.

    2    Education (School Organisation Proposals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1229) and the Education (School Organisation Plans) (England) (Amendment) Regulations (S.I., 2003, No. 1201),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr David Chaytor and Llew Smith from the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Graham Stringer and Mr Dave Watts.

    3    Draft Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) (Amendment) Order 2003,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Janet Anderson, Mr David Crausby and Siobhain McDonagh from the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Mr Bob Blizzard, Sandra Osborne and Dr Nick Palmer.

    4    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No. 2) Order 2003,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Annabelle Ewing from the Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Pete Wishart.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    1    Culture, Media and Sport,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee [Cultural Objects]; to be printed [No. 950-i] [Mr Gerald Kaufman].

    2    Home Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Home Affairs Committee [The Work of the Police Standards Unit]; to be printed [No. 963-i] [David Winnick].

    3    Liaison,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Liaison Committee [The Prime Minister]; to be printed [No. 334-ii] [Mr Alan Williams].

    4    Lord Chancellor's Department,-Memorandum laid before the Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department [The Lord Chancellor's Departments Departmental Report 2002-03]; to be printed [No. 971-i] [Mr A. J. Beith].

    5    Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Planning, Local Government and the Regions,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee [The Draft Housing Bill]; to be printed [No. 751-v] [Andrew Bennett].

    6    Procedure,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Procedure Committee [Sessional Orders and Resolutions]; to be printed [No. 855-ii] [Sir Nicholas Winterton].

    7    Statutory Instruments,-Twenty-fifth Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, together with Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be printed [No. 96-xxv] [Mr David Tredinnick].

    8    Trade and Industry,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Trade and Industry Committee [Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Nuclear Sites and Radioactive Substances Bill]; to be printed [No. 968-i] [Mr Martin O'Neill].

    9    Transport,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Transport Committee [Leadership and Regulation in the Rail Industry?]; to be printed [No. 875-ii] [Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody].

[W.H., No. 79]

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.-(Joan Ryan.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 4.19 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker



 
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