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Wednesday 18th May 2005
The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock.PRAYERS.
1 Members take the Oath or make Affirmation,The following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law:
2 Crossrail Bill,Mr Secretary Darling, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Margaret Beckett, Mr Secretary Hain, Secretary Alan Johnson, Secretary Tessa Jowell and Derek Twigg, presented a Bill to make provision for a railway transport system running from Maidenhead, in the County of Berkshire, and Heathrow Airport, in the London Borough of Hillingdon, through central London to Shenfield, in the County of Essex, and Abbey Wood, in the London Borough of Greenwich; and for connected purposes: And the same was deemed to be read the first time, pursuant to the Standing Order of 7th April; and was ordered to be read a second time to-morrow and to be printed [Bill 1].
3 Consumer Credit Bill,Mr Secretary Johnson, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Prescott, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Secretary Blunkett, Mr Secretary Darling, Mr Secretary Hain, Mr Gerry Sutcliffe and Bridget Prentice, presented a Bill to amend the Consumer Credit Act 1974; to extend the ombudsman scheme under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 to cover licensees under the Consumer Credit Act 1974; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow and to be printed [Bill 2].
4 Queen's Speech (Motion for an Address),The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed yesterday, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:
5 Adjournment,Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.(Mr John Heppell.)
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Ten o'clock.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:
1 Employment and Training,Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Ruth Kelly].
2 Civil Aviation,Statement on pension determination for spouses of Civil Aviation Authority board members, dated 18th May 2005 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].
3 Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland),Account of the Legal Aid Fund (Northern Ireland) for the year ended 31st October 2003, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 45] [Clerk of the House].
4 Race Relations,Accounts of the Commission for Racial Equality for 2003-04, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 44] [Clerk of the House].
5 School Standards and Framework,Accounts of
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