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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 8th September 2003

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

PRAYERS.

1    Water Bill [Lords],-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Water Bill [Lords];

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

    An Amendment was proposed to the Question, to leave out from the word 'That' to the end of the Question and add the words 'this House declines to give a Second Reading to the Water Bill [Lords] because it fails to provide the strategic framework to meet the challenges posed by the European Water Framework Directive and to ensure the long-term provision of safe, clean water across England and Wales; does not make adequate provision for water resources in areas such as the south east of England where new housing is planned; undermines current customer structures; and fails to make proper provision for water conservation and flood prevention', instead thereof.-(Mr David Lidington.)

    And the Question being put, That the Amendment be made;

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Mr Mark Francois, Mr John Randall: 136.

      Tellers for the Noes, Gillian Merron, Mr Jim Murphy: 356.

    So the Question was negatived.

    And the Main Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 62 (Amendment on second or third reading):-It was agreed to.

    The Bill was accordingly read a second time.

2    Water Bill [Lords] (Programme),-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 Water Bill [Lords]:

    Committal

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

    Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 21st October 2003.

    3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

    Consideration and Third Reading

    4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

    6. Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

    Other proceedings

    7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords amendments or any further message from the Lords) may be programmed-(Mr Nick Ainger);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Gillian Merron, Mr Jim Murphy: 350.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Mark Francois, Mr John Randall: 135.

    So the Question was agreed to.

3    Water Bill [Lords] [Money],-Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Water Bill [Lords] [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 Water Bill [Lords], 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 Nick Ainger):-It was agreed to.

4    Water Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means],-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 Water Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise-

    (1) the extension of charging schemes of the Environment Agency under the Environment Act 1995;

    (2) the extension of matters which may be covered by conditions included in an appointment under Chapter 1 of Part 2 of the Water Industry Act 1991 by virtue of section 11(1)(c) of that Act;

    (3) the imposition of penalties on companies holding appointments under Chapter 1 of Part 2 of the Water Industry Act 1991, on companies holding licences under Chapter 1A of that Part of that Act ('water supply licences'), and (by virtue of the application of section 111 of the Enterprise Act 2002) on other persons;

    (4) the inclusion in water supply licences of conditions requiring the rendering of payments to the Secretary of State;

    (5) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund-(Mr Nick Ainger):-It was agreed to.

5    Planning and Compulsory Purchase 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 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 17th December 2002:

    Proceedings in Standing Committee (re-committed Bill)

    1. Proceedings in the Standing Committee on re-committal shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 23rd October 2003.

    2. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets-(Paul Clark);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Gillian Merron, Mr Vernon Coaker: 307.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Mark Francois, Mr John Randall: 167.

    So the Question was agreed to.

6    Three Communicable Diseases,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119 (European Standing Committees), That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 7115/03, Commission Communication on the EC Programme of Action on HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in the context of poverty reduction; welcomes the update and considers this an important area for reducing poverty; and encourages the Commission to do more work on these diseases, including increasing access to essential medicines and strengthening health systems-(Mr Thomas McAvoy):-It was agreed to.

7    Northern Ireland Grand Committee,-Ordered, That-

    (1) the matter of the future direction of community relations policy in Northern Ireland, being a matter relating exclusively to Northern Ireland, be referred to the Northern Ireland Grand Committee;

    (2) the Committee shall meet at Westminster on Thursday 23rd October at half-past Two o'clock; and

    (3) at that sitting-

      (a) the Committee shall consider the matter referred to it under paragraph (1) above;

      (b) the Chairman shall interrupt proceedings not later than two hours after their commencement; and

      (c) at the conclusion of those proceedings, a motion for the adjournment of the Committee may be made by a Minister of the Crown, pursuant to paragraph (5) of Standing Order No. 116 (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)).-(Mr Thomas McAvoy.)

8    Standards and Privileges,-Ordered, That Tom Levitt be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges.-(Mr Thomas McAvoy.)

9    Modernisation of the House of Commons,-Ordered, That Mr Greg Knight be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mr David Cameron be added.-(Mr Thomas McAvoy.)

10    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Thomas McAvoy.)

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

[Adjourned at 11.04 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 presented by Her Majesty's Command and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

Friday 18th July 2003

    1    Animals,-Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals in Great Britain for 2002 [Cm. 5886] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    2    Miscellaneous (No. 11, 2003),-Convention, done at The Hague on 13th January 2000, on the International Protection of Adults, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5881] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    3    Treaty Series (No. 25, 2003),-Exchange of Notes, done at Kinshasa on 4th February and 13th March 2003, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/Democratic Republic of Congo Debt Agreement No. 10 (2002)) [Cm. 5883] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 22nd July 2003

    4    Public Administration,-Government Response to the Third Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration, Session 2002-03, on Ombudsman Issues [Cm. 5890] [Mr Douglas Alexander].

Friday 25th July 2003

    5    Treaty Series (No. 24, 2003),-Partnership Agreement, done at Cotonou on 23rd June 2000, between the Members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part [Cm. 5882] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    6    Treaty Series (No. 26, 2003),-Agreement, done at Bridgetown on 3rd April 2002, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Barbados on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons [Cm. 5891] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    7    Treaty Series (No. 27, 2003),-Agreement, done at Caracas on 12th June 2002, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons [Cm. 5892] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Monday 28th July 2003

    8    Education and Skills,-Government Response to the Fifth Report from the Education and Skills Committee, Session 2002-03, on the Future of Higher Education [Cm. 5932] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

Wednesday 30th July 2003

    9    Miscellaneous (No. 12, 2003),-International Treaty, adopted at Rome on 3rd November 2001, on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5899] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    10    Treaty Series (No. 28, 2003),-2002 Amendments to the Annex, adopted at London on 10th January 2002, to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, as amended (Resolution FAL. 7 (29)) [Cm. 5893] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    11    Treaty Series (No. 29, 2003),-Agreement, done at London on 9th May 2003, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the Mutual Protection of Protectively Marked Information [Cm. 5894] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Thursday 31st July 2003

    12    Northern Ireland,-Northern Ireland Office Minute, dated 31st July 2003, concerning a proposed contingent liability in respect of the possible payment of benefits upon death in service of staff in the North/South Implementation Bodies prior to the commencement of the North/South Pension Scheme [by Command] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Friday 1st August 2003

    13    Competition Commission,-Report by the Competition Commission on the merger situation of Centrica plc and Dynegy Storage Ltd and Dynegy Onshore Processing UK Ltd [Cm. 5885] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    14    Miscellaneous (No. 13, 2003),-Protocol, done at Aarhus on 24th June 1998, to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5935] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Wednesday 6th August 2003

    15    Treaty Series (No. 30, 2003),-Exchange of Notes, done at Addis Ababa on 6th and 10th December 2002, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/Ethiopian Debt Agreement No. 3 (2001)) [Cm. 5900] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    16    Treaty Series (No. 31, 2003),-Amendments, adopted at London on 5th December 2000, to the Guidelines on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (Resolution A. 744(18) as amended) (Resolution MSC. 105(73)) [Cm. 5933] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 12th August 2003

    17    European Union,-Paper, entitled The Draft Constitutional Treaty for the European Union [Cm. 5897] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Wednesday 13th August 2003

    18    Miscellaneous (No. 14, 2003),-Agreement, done at Paris on 19th August 2002, between the States Parties to the Convention for the Establishment of a European Space Agency and the European Space Agency for the Protection and the Exchange of Classified Information, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5936] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    19    Treaty Series (No. 32, 2003),-Agreement, done at St. George's on 6th February 1995, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Grenada concerning Mutual Assistance in relation to Drug Trafficking [Cm. 5940] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Friday 15th August 2003

    20    Antigua and Barbuda (No. 1, 2003),-Agreement, done at London on 23rd June 2003, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda on the Transfer of Prisoners, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5941] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 19th August 2003

    21    Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors,-Twentieth Report of the Review Body for Nursing Staff, Midwives, Health Visitors and Professions Allied to Medicine [Cm. 5716] [The Prime Minister].

Wednesday 20th August 2003

    22    Treaty Series (No. 60, 2002),-Fourth Supplementary List of Ratifications, Accessions, Withdrawals, Etc., for 2002 [Cm. 5942] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Thursday 21st August 2003

    23    Immigration,-Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules [Cm. 5949] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    24    Law Commission,-Report of the Law Commission for 2002-03 [Cm. 5937] [Mr Christopher Leslie].

Friday 22nd August 2003

    25    Treaty Series (No. 33, 2003),-Agreement, done at Wellington on 11th October 2002, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of New Zealand concerning Trials under Pitcairn Law in New Zealand and Related Matters [Cm. 5944] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 26th August 2003

    26    Northern Ireland,-Northern Ireland Department of Finance and Personnel Memorandum on the Twenty-seventh Report from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2002-03 [Cm. 5953] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Friday 29th August 2003

    27    Treaty Series (No. 34, 2003),-Agreement, done at Washington on 31st March 2003, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America regarding the sharing of Forfeited or Confiscated Assets or their Equivalent Funds [Cm. 5946] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    28    Treaty Series (No. 35, 2003),-1999 Amendments, adopted at London on 1st July 1999, to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code) and to the BCH Code; and 2000 Amendments, adopted at London on 5th December 2000 to the IBC Code; Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Liquified Gases in Bulk (IGC Code); and Amendments to the International Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) [Cm. 5947] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 2nd September 2003

    29    Law Commission,-Report of the Law Commission on Land, Valuation and Housing Tribunals: The Future [Cm. 5948] [Mr Christopher Leslie].

Friday 5th September 2003

    30    United Nations,-Paper, entitled The United Kingdom in the United Nations [Cm. 5898] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

Wednesday 13th August 2003

    31    Public Health,-(1) Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Scallops) (England) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2104), dated 8th August 2003, and

    (2) Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Scallops) (England) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2105), dated 11th August 2003

    [Mr Secretary Reid].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

Friday 18th July 2003

    32    Road Traffic,-Motor Vehicles (Type Approval for Goods Vehicles) (Great Britain) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1866), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    33    Social Security,-Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (Modification of Section 4A) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1874), dated 17th July 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    34    Social Security (Northern Ireland),-Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (Modification of Section 4A) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1884), dated 17th July 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

Monday 21st July 2003

    35    Customs and Excise,-Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1905), dated 16th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    36    Disabled Persons,-Public Service Vehicles Accessibility (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1818), dated 14th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    37    Electronic Communications,-(1) Advanced Television Services Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1901), and

    (2) Electronic Communications (Universal Service) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1904),

    dated 17th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    38    Freedom of Information,-(1) Freedom of Information (Additional Public Authorities) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1882), and

    (2) Freedom of Information (Removal of References to Public Authorities) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1883),

    dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Christopher Leslie].

    39    Public Passenger Transport,-Public Service Vehicles (Conditions of Fitness, Equipment, Use and Certification) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1817), dated 14th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    40    Road Traffic,-(1) Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1816), dated 14th July 2003,

    (2) International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1811), dated 15th July 2003,

    (3) International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1813), dated 15th July 2003,

    (4) Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1815), dated 14th July 2003,

    (5) Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Approval of Fitters and Workshops) (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1812), dated 15th July 2003, and

    (6) Vehicle Excise Duty (Reduced Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1814), dated 14th July 2003

    [Mr Secretary Darling].

    41    Social Security,-Social Security Pensions (Home Responsibilities) Amendment Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1767), dated 14th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

    42    Telecommunications,-Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1903), dated 17th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Tuesday 22nd July 2003

    43    National Health Service,-National Treatment Agency (Establishment and Constitution) Amendment Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1827), dated 15th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

Thursday 24th July 2003

    44    Food (England and Scotland),-Food Safety (Ships and Aircraft) (England and Scotland) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1895), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

Friday 25th July 2003

    45    Consumer Protection,-Timeshare Act 1992 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1922), dated 15th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    46    Education,-Education (Teacher Student Loans) (Repayment etc.) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1917), dated 21st July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    47    Health and Safety,-Asbestos (Prohibitions) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1889), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

    48    Social Security,-Social Security Amendment (Students and Income-related Benefits) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1914), dated 22nd July 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

Tuesday 29th July 2003

    49    Customs and Excise,-Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1938), dated 24th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    50    Education,-School Governance (Constitution and Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1916), dated 22nd July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    51    European Communities,-European Communities (Designation) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1888), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Straw].

    52    Extradition,-(1) European Convention on Extradition (Amendment No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1873),

    (2) European Convention on Extradition (Fiscal Offences) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1878), and

    (3) Extradition (Designated Commonwealth Countries) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1870),

    dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    53    Food,-Food (Hot Chilli and Hot Chilli Products) (Emergency Control) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1940), dated 28th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    54    Ministers of the Crown,-Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1887), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Christopher Leslie].

    55    Northern Ireland,-Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Modification) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1890), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

Wednesday 30th July 2003

    56    Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances,-Radioactive Material (Road Transport) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1867), dated 21st July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    57    Education,-Annual Parents' Meetings (Exemptions) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1921), dated 21st July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    58    Environmental Protection,-Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1941), dated 28th July 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    59    Food,-(1) Food (Figs, Hazelnuts and Pistachios from Turkey) (Emergency Control) (England) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1957),

    (2) Food (Peanuts from China) (Emergency Control) (England) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1958), and

    (3) Food (Pistachios from Iran) (Emergency Control) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1956),

    dated 29th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    60    Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages, etc,-Marriages (Approved Premises) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1961), dated 30th July 2003 [John Healey].

Thursday 31st July 2003

    61    Education,-Education (School Performance Targets) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1970), dated 30th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    62    Road Traffic,-(1) Motor Cycles Etc. (Single Vehicle Approval) (Fees) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1960), and

    (2) Motor Cycles Etc. (Single Vehicle Approval) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1959),

    dated 31st July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Friday 1st August 2003

    63    National Health Service,-National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (Supplementary, Consequential etc. Provisions) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1937), dated 22nd July 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    64    Road Traffic,-Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (Borough of Swindon) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1924), dated 25th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Tuesday 5th August 2003

    65    Education,-(1) Education (Independent School Inspection Fees and Publication) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1926),

    (2) Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1910), and

    (3) Education (Provision of Information by Independent Schools) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1934),

    dated 25th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

Wednesday 6th August 2003

    66    Countryside,-Access to the Countryside (Dedication of Land) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2004), dated 5th August 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    67    Ecclesiastical Law,-(1) Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1933), dated 11th July 2003,

    (2) Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1936), dated 12th July 2003, and

    (3) Parochial Fees Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1932), dated 24th July 2003

    [Clerk of the House].

    68    Terms and Conditions of Employment,-Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1993), dated 1st August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Thursday 7th August 2003

    69    Education,-Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1994), dated 28th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    70    Land Registration,-Land Registration (Proper Office) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2040), dated 2nd August 2003 [Mr David Lammy].

    71    Merchant Shipping,-Merchant Shipping (Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2002), dated 5th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    72    Rehabilitation of Offenders,-Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 355), dated 24th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Friday 8th August 2003

    73    Children and Young Persons,-(1) Child Minding and Day Care (Applications for Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1995),

    (2) Day Care and Child Minding (National Standards) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1996), and

    (3) Day Care (Application to Schools) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1992),

    dated 1st August 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke], and

    (4) Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults and Care Standards Tribunal (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2043), dated 7th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    74    Insolvency,-(1) Insolvent Companies (Disqualification of Unfit Directors) Proceedings Rules (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 358),

    (2) Insolvent Companies (Reports on Conduct of Directors) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 357), and

    (3) Insolvent Partnerships (Amendment No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 359),

    dated 27th July 2003 [Mr David Lammy].

    75    National Health Service,-Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health (Functions) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2044), dated 7th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    76    Road Traffic,-Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (Borough of Middlesbrough) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1984), dated 31st July 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    77    Tax Credits,-Tax Credits (Provision of Information) (Function Relating to Employment and Training) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2041), dated 6th August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

Monday 11th August 2003

    78    Education,-(1) Education (Modification of Enactments Relating to Employment) (England) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1964), dated 5th August,

    (2) Education Act 2002 (Modification and Transitional Provisions) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2045), dated 5th August,

    (3) Education Act 2002 (School Teachers) (Consequential Amendments, etc) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2039), dated 5th August,

    (4) Federation of Schools (Community Schools, Community Special Schools, Voluntary Controlled Schools and Maintained Nursery Schools) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1965), dated 5th August,

    (5) Independent Schools (Employment of Teachers in Schools with a Religious Character) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2037), dated 5th August,

    (6) School Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2049), dated 30th July,

    (7) School Governance (Collaboration) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1962), dated 5th August,

    (8) School Staffing (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1963), dated 5th August, and

    (9) Teacher Training Agency (Additional Functions) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2038), dated 5th August,

    [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    79    Financial Services and Markets,-(1) Collective Investment Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2066), and

    (2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes etc.) (Exemptions) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003, No. 2067),

    dated 11th August 2003 [John Healey].

    80    Food,-Food (Peanuts from Egypt) (Emergency Control) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2074), dated 8th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    81    Income Tax,-(1) Capital Allowances (Environmentally Beneficial Plant and Machinery) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2076), dated 11th August 2003 [John Healey], and

    (2) Insurance Companies (Calculation of Profits: Policy Holders' Tax) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2082), dated 11th August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    82    Landlord and Tenant,-(1) Leasehold Reform (Collective Enfranchisement and Lease Renewal) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1990),

    (2) Leasehold Reform (Enfranchisement and Extension) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1989),

    (3) Right to Manage (Prescribed Particulars and Forms) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1988), and

    (4) Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1987),

    dated 4th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    83    Rating and Valuation,-(1) Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1999), and

    (2) Non-Domestic Rating (Transitional Period) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2000),

    dated 25th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    84    National Health Service,-Mental Health (Correspondence of Patients, Patient Advocacy and Liaison Services) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2042), dated 11th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    85    Road Traffic,-(1) Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1946), dated 28th July 2003; and

    (2) Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2003), dated 11th August 2003

    [Mr Secretary Darling].

    86    Social Security,-(1) Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2085), and

    (2) Social Security Contributions (Intermediaries) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2079),

    dated 11th August [Dawn Primarolo].

    87    Social Security (Northern Ireland),-Social Security Contributions (Intermediaries) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2080), dated 11th August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    88    Taxes,-Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (virt-x Exchange Limited) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2078), dated 11th August 2003 [John Healey].

    89    Tax Credits,-Children Act 1989, Section 17 (12) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2077), dated 11th August 2003 [John Healey].

Tuesday 12th August 2003

    90    Food,-Meat Products (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2075), dated 11th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

Wednesday 13th August 2003

    91    Bankruptcy (Scotland),-Insolvency (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2109), dated 7th August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    92    Insolvency,-(1) Enterprise Act 2002 (Insolvency) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2096),

    (2) Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1730), and

    (3) Insolvency Act 1986 (Prescribed Part) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2097),

    dated 8th August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    93    Insolvency (Scotland),-(1) Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2111), and

    (2) Enterprise Act 2002 (Consequential Amendments) (Prescribed Part) (Scotland) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2108),

    dated 8th August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    94    Police,-Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Modification) Order 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 376), dated 12th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Murphy].

    95    Social Security,-(1) Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance (Administration) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2106), and

    (2) Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance (Administration) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2107),

    dated 12th August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    96    Supreme Court of England and Wales,-Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2113), dated 31st July 2003 [Mr Christopher Leslie].

Thursday 14th August 2003

    97    Environmental Protection,-Air Quality Limit Values Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2121), dated 13th August 2003, and

    (2) Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (England and Wales) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2119), dated 12th August 2003

    [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    98    Land Registration,-Land Registration (Referral to the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2114), dated 2nd August 2003 [Mr David Lammy].

    99    National Health Service,-(1) Patients' Forums (Functions) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2124), and

    (2) Patients' Forums (Membership and Procedure) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2123),

    dated 13th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    100    Social Security,-Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance (Administration) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1945), dated 28th July 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    101    Town and Country Planning,-(1) Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2048), and

    (2) Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (England) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2047),

    dated 6th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    102    Weights and Measures,-Measuring Equipment (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2110), dated 9th August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Friday 15th August 2003

    103    Financial Services and Markets,-Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Administration Orders Relating to Insurers) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2134), dated 14th August 2003 [Mr Paul Boateng].

    104    Police,-Police (Appointments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 372), dated 7th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Monday 18th August 2003

    105    Landlord and Tenant,-(1) Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Fees) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2098),

    (2) Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Procedure) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2099), and

    (3) RTM Companies (Memorandum and Articles of Association) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2120),

    dated 7th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    106    Local Government,-Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (England) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2069), dated 7th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Wednesday 20th August 2003

    107    Education,-Federation of Schools (Community Schools, Community Special Schools, Voluntary Controlled Schools and Maintained Nursery Schools) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2133), dated 13th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    108    Electronic Communications,-Communications Act 2003 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2155), dated 20th August 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    109    Landlord and Tenant,-Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2151), dated 19th August 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Thursday 21st August 2003

    110    Education,-(1) Education (Change of Category of Maintained Schools) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2136),

    (2) Education (School Performance Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2135),

    dated 15th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    111    Horse Racing and Betting,-Horse Racing (Charges on Bookmakers) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), No. 375), dated 11th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Friday 22nd August 2003

    112    Education,-Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (Consolidation) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2148), dated 15th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    113    Financial Services and Markets,-Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Disclosure of Confidential Information) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2714), dated 21st August 2003 [Ruth Kelly].

    114    Income Tax,-(1) Finance Act 1995, Section 127(12) (Designated Transactions) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2172), and

    (2) Finance Act 2003, Schedule 26, Paragraph 3(3) (Designated Transactions) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2173),

    dated 21st August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

    115    Social Security (Northern Ireland),-State Pension Credit (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2175), dated 21st August 2003 [Dawn Primarolo].

Tuesday 26th August 2003

    116    Land Registration,-Adjudicator to Her Majesty's Land Registry (Practice and Procedure) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2171), dated 14th August 2003 [Mr David Lammy].

    117    Public Health,-Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Scallops) (England) (Revocation) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2185), dated 22nd August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    118    Road Traffic,-(1) Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (City of Peterborough) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2153),

    (2) Road Vehicles (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Cumbria) (Borough of Copeland) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2152), and

    (3) Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2154),

    dated 19th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

Thursday 28th August 2003

    119    Education,-Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2169), dated 21st August 2003 [Mr Secretary Clarke].

Friday 29th August 2003

    120    Highways,-(1) Crime Prevention (Designated Areas) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2208), dated 27th August 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett], and

    (2) M6 Toll (Collection of Tolls) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2186), dated 21st August 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    121    Road Traffic,-(1) M6 Toll (Speed Limit) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2188), and

    (2) M6 Toll Wide Load Routes (Speed Limit) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2187),

    dated 21st August 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    122    United Nations,-Terrorism (United Nations Measures) Order 2001 (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2209), dated 28th August 2003 [Ruth Kelly].

Monday 1st September 2003

    123    Social Security,-Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2190), dated 20th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

Tuesday 2nd September 2003

    124    Customs and Excise,-Gaming Duty (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2247), dated 1st September 2003 [John Healey].

    125    Magistrates' Courts,-Magistrates' Courts Committees (Constitution) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2252), dated 28th August 2003 [Mr Christopher Leslie].

    126    Social Security,-Social Fund Winter Fuel Payment (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2192), dated 26th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Smith].

    127    Welfare of Animals,-Welfare of Animals (Scheduled Operations) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.) 2003, No. 380), dated 14th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Wednesday 3rd September 2003

    128    Agriculture,-Sheep Annual Premium and Suckler Cow Premium Quotas Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2261), dated 3rd September 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    129    Commons,-Commons Registration (General) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2260), dated 3rd September 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Thursday 4th September 2003

    130    Agriculture,-Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2264), dated 3rd September 2003 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    131    Council Tax,-Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2211), dated 27th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    132    Energy Conservation,-Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2263), dated 29th August [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    133    Food,-Honey (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2243), dated 29th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Reid].

    134    Prices,-Price Marking (Food and Drink Services) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2253), dated 1st September 2003 [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    135    Rating and Valuation,-Non-Domestic Rating (Collection and Enforcement) (Local Lists) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2210), dated 27th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Friday 5th September 2003

    136    Constitutional Law,-Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 (Directions for the Purposes of Defence or National Security) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2250), dated 26th August 2003 [Mr Secretary Darling].

    137    Land Registration,-Land Registration (Acting Chief Land Registrar) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2281), dated 4th September 2003 [Mr David Lammy].

Other Papers:

Friday 18th July 2003

    138    United Nations,-Liberia (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1876), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Straw].

Tuesday 22nd July 2003

    139    Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism,-Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 (Designation of Countries) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1863), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Tuesday 29th July 2003

    140    Merchant Shipping,-Merchant Shipping (Confirmation of Legislation) (Falkland Islands) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1877), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Straw].

    141    United Nations,-Angola (United Nations Sanctions) (Revocation) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1868), dated 17th July 2003 [Mr Secretary Straw].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 8th September 2003:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    142    Electronic Communications,-Draft Electronic Communications (Networks and Services) (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    143    Income Tax,-(1) Draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Australia) Order 2003, and

    (2) draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Chile) Order 2003,

    [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Dawn Primarolo].

    144    Local Government Finance,-Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 127) on Special Grants for reducing fire deaths in those areas in England suffering the highest fatality rate [by Act]; to be printed [No. 1049] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    145    Northern Ireland,-Draft Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    146    Landfill Tax,-Landfill Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2313), dated 5th September 2003 [by Act] [John Healey].

    147    Mental Health,-Mental Health Review Tribunals (Regions) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2251), dated 30th August 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    148    Pensions,-Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 2249), dated 1st September 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

Other Papers:

    149    Air Force (Constitution),-(1) Amendment List 9 to Air Publication 1269 the Royal Air Force Manual of Medical Management and Administration, and

    (2) Order by Her Majesty as to Queen's Regulations for the Royal Air Force (Fifth Edition)

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    150    Census,-Paper, entitled Census 2001: Key Statistics for health areas in England and Wales [by Act] [John Healey].

    151    Companies,-Report and Financial Statement of Investors in People UK for 2002-03 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    152    Defence,-(1) Draft Code of Practice A for the exercise by the Service Police of statutory powers of Stop and Search,

    (2) Draft Code of Practice B for the exercise by the Service Police of statutory powers for entry and search of premises and the seizure of property found on persons and premises by the service police, and

    (3) Commanding Officer's draft Code of Practice,

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon], and

    (4) Paper, entitled The Operational Service Medal: Service on Operation VERITAS from 11th September 2001 [by Command] [Cm. 5939] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    153    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,-Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Minute, dated 8th September 2003, concerning a contingent liability on Lease Guarantee Scheme and Equity Fund [by Command] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    154    Government Trading Funds,-Report and Accounts of the Forensic Science Service for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 886] [Clerk of the House].

    155    Health,-Keeping Children Safe: The Government's Response to the Victoria Climbie Inquiry Report and Joint Chief Inspectors' Report on Safeguarding Children [by Command] [Cm 5861] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    156    Health Professions,-Accounts of the Health Professions Council for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act] [Mr Christopher Leslie].

    157    Home Office,-Home Office Minute, dated 8th September 2003, concerning a contingent liability for facilities for the French authorities to operate juxtaposed controls under the Treaty signed at Le Touquet on 4th February 2003 [by Command] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    158    Industrial Organisation and Development,-Report and Accounts of the Horticultural Development Council for 2001-02 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    159    Isle of Man,-Account of Receipts and Payments for 2001-02 of Commissioners of Customs and Excise in Account with the Government of the Isle of Man, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act] [Dawn Primarolo].

    160    Industrial Training,-Report and Accounts of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board for 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    161    Miscellaneous (No. 15, 2003),-New Revised Text of the International Plant Protection Convention, done at Rome on 17th November 1997, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 5945] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    162    Miscellaneous (No. 16, 2003),-Operational Protocol, done at New York on 18th December 2002, to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 5957] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    163    Northern Ireland,-Reports and Accounts of-

    (1) the Environment and Heritage Service for 2001-02, and

    (2) the Valuation and Lands Agency for 2002-03,

    with Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [Nos. 283 and 1071] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

    164    Opticians,-Accounts of the General Optical Council for 2002-03 [by Act] [Mr Christopher Leslie].

    165    Proceeds of Crime,-Report of the Assets Recovery Agency for 2002-03 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    166    Public Petitions,-(1) Observations by the Secretary of State for Education and Skills on the Petition [25th June] from pupils of Ashdown School, Poole, for improved funding for schools,

    (2) Observations by the Secretary of State for Health on the Petition [15th July] from Mrs A. Crumpler and others for medical guidelines for diagnosing and treating reflex sympathetic dystophy,

    (3) Observations by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on:

      (i) the Petition [19th June] from residents of Pagham, Bognor Regis, against the closure of Pagham Post Office,

      (ii) the Petition [1st July] from Councillor Lionel Hart, Councillor Pat Haunts, Janet Penn, residents of Canvey Island and other for the maintenance of Post Office facilities in Canvey Island shopping centre,

      (iii) the Petitions [3rd July] [one Petition] from residents of Chatham, Larkfield and Snodland; [10th July] [two Petitions] from customers of Paydens Pharmacists of Cheriton High Street, Kent; and customers of Taylors Pharmacists of Cheriton High Street, Kent; [16th July] [two Petitions] from Save Our Pharmacy Services; and Residents of Bootle against the unrestricted opening of pharmacies able to dispense NHS prescriptions; and

      (iv) the Petitions [10th July] from residents of Humberstone Village, Leicester, against the closure of Humberstone Post Office

    [by Standing Order]; to be printed [Clerk of the House].

    167    Public Processions (Northern Ireland),-Report of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland for 2002-03 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

    168    Recreation and Youth Services (Northern Ireland),-Statement of Accounts of the Sports Council for Northern Ireland for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 1046] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

    169    Reserve Forces,-Amendment 26 to the Territorial Army Regulations 1978 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].

    170    Social Security Administration,-Account of Securities held for the National Insurance Fund as at 31st March 2003 [by Act] [Clerk of the House].

    171    Trade Union and Labour Relations,-Report and Accounts of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service for 2002-03, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act] [Clerk of the House].

    172    Treasury,-Paper, entitled Every Child Matters [by Command] [Cm. 5860] [Mr Paul Boateng].

Papers withdrawn:

    173    Aviation Security,-Draft Policing of Airports (Belfast City) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Murphy][laid 10th July].

APPENDIX II

Reports from Select Committees

    Foreign Affairs,-(1) First Special Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee [Evidence from Mr Andrew Gilligan to the Committee's Inquiry into the Decision to go to War in Iraq]; to be printed [No. 1044] [ordered to be printed in the adjournment pursuant to S.O. No. 137 (Select Committees (adjournment of the House))] [Clerk of the House]; and

    (2) Certain papers relating to the Committee's inquiry into the Decision to go to War in Iraq [Donald Anderson].



 
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