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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 16th July 2004

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

1    The Speaker's Absence,-The House being met, and the Speaker having leave of absence pursuant to paragraph (3) of Standing Order No. 3 (Deputy Speaker), Sylvia Heal, the First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table.

PRAYERS.

2    The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker.

3    Public Petitions,-A Public Petition from the Cod Crusaders Community Campaign against for the return of British sovereign waters to national control of fishing was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.

4    Motion to sit in private,-Mr Julian Brazier moved, That this House sit in private.

    The Deputy Speaker put the Question forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 163 (Motions to sit in private).

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Dr Julian Lewis, Mr Eric Forth: 0.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr John Burnett, Sir George Young: 34.

    And it appearing from the report of the Division that fewer than forty Members had taken part in the Division, the Deputy Speaker declared that the Question was not decided.

5    Promotion of Volunteering Bill,-The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Promotion of Volunteering Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.

    A Clause (NC29) (Declaration as to extent of liability in negligence)-(Mr Julian Brazier)-brought up, and read the first time.

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

    And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Debate stood adjourned.

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 15th October.

6    Food Labelling Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Food Labelling Bill;

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

7    Restricted Byways Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Restricted Byways Bill;

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

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

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

9    Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 30th January, That the Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 15th October.

10    Civil Service Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Civil Service Bill;

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

11    Rights of Way (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 21st May, That the Rights of Way (Amendment) Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 15th October.

12    Telecommunications (Permitted Development Rights) (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Telecommunications (Permitted Development Rights) (Amendment) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 24th December.

13    Human Rights Act 1998 (Making of Remedial Orders) Amendment Bill [Lords],-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Human Rights Act 1998 (Making of Remedial Orders) Amendment Bill [Lords];

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

14    Telecommunications Masts (Need and Safety Tests) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Telecommunications Masts (Need and Safety Tests) Bill;

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

15    Criminal Justice (Justifiable Conduct) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 30th April, That the Criminal Justice (Justifiable Conduct) Bill be now read a second time;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 15th October.

16    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Vernon Coaker.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till three minutes past Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 19th July.

[Adjourned at 3.03 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.


APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    1    Commonhold,-(1) Commonhold (Land Registration) Rules 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 1830), and

    (2) Commonhold Regulations 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 1829),

    dated 14th July 2004 [by Act] [Mr David Lammy].

    2    Education,-(1) Education (National Curriculum) (Attainment Targets and Programmes of Study in Design and Technology in respect of the First, Second and Third Key Stages) (England) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 1794), and

    (2) Education (National Curriculum) (Attainment Targets and Programmes of Study in Modern Foreign Languages in respect of the Third Key Stage) (England) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 1793),

    dated 12th July 2004 [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    3    Fireworks,-Fireworks Regulations 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 1836), dated 14th July 2004 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Other Papers:

    4    Government Resources and Accounts,-(1) Report and Accounts of the-

      (i) Defence Estates Agency

      (ii) Defence Housing Executive Agency,

      (iii) Ministry of Defence Police Agency,

    for 2003-04, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 661, 842 and 740] [Mr Secretary Hoon],

    (2) Veterinary Medicines Directorate for 2003-04, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 760] [Secretary Margaret Beckett], and

    (3) Wilton Park Executive Agency for 2003-04, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 795] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    5    Northern Ireland,-Report of the Life Sentence Review Commissioners for 2003-04 [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 789] [Mr Secretary Murphy].

    6    Northern Ireland (Sentences),-Report of the Sentence Review Commissioners for 2003-04 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 790] [Mr Secretary Murphy].


CORRIGENDUM

    In the Votes and Proceedings for Wednesday 14th July, in Appendix II, item 6 should have read as follows:

    European Union Document No. 4156/04, relating to the integration of financial markets, has been referred to European Standing Committee B.



 
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