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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 9th June 2005

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

PRAYERS.

1    Racial and Religious Hatred Bill,—Mr Secretary Clarke, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Prescott, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Secretary Blunkett, Secretary Alan Johnson and Paul Goggins, presented a Bill to make provision about offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Monday 13th June and to be printed [Bill 11].

    Ordered, That the Explanatory Notes relating to the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill be printed [Bill 11-EN].

2    Civil Aviation Bill,—Mr Secretary Darling, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Prescott, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Margaret Beckett, Ms Secretary Hewitt, Mr Secretary Clarke, Mr Secretary Hain, Secretary Alan Johnson, Ms Harriet Harman and Ms Karen Buck, presented a Bill to make further provision about civil aviation, including provision about the funding of the Air Travel Trust; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Monday 13th June and to be printed [Bill 12].

    Ordered, That the Explanatory Notes relating to the Civil Aviation Bill be printed [Bill 12-EN].

3    Consumer Credit Bill,—The Consumer Credit Bill was, according to Order, read a second time.

4    Consumer Credit Bill (Programme),—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Consumer Credit Bill:

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 Thursday 30th June 2005.

    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. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Programming of other proceedings

    7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed—(Joan Ryan):—It was agreed to.

5    Consumer Credit Bill [Money],—Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Consumer Credit Bill [Money];

    A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing No. Order 52(1)(a), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Consumer Credit Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

    (1) any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown or the Office of Fair Trading by virtue of the Act, and

    (2) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided by virtue of any other Act—(Joan Ryan):—It was agreed to.

6    Consumer Credit Bill [Ways and Means],—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Consumer Credit Bill, it is expedient to authorise—

    (1) the imposition of charges on persons who hold licences under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 or who apply or have applied for the issue or renewal of such licences, and

    (2) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund—(Joan Ryan):—It was agreed to.

7    Adjournment,— A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Joan Ryan);

    And it being Six o'clock, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.

8    Adjournment,—Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Joan Ryan.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till nineteen minutes past Six o'clock, adjourned till Monday 13th June.

[Adjourned at 6.19 p.m.

Michael J. Martin

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 Affirmative Resolution:

1    Northern Ireland,—(1) Draft Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005; and

    (2) draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2005

    [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2    Education,—School Governance (Contracts) (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1508), dated 31st May 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Ruth Kelly].

3    Energy Conservation,—(1) Energy Information (Household Air Conditioners) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1531), dated 7th June 2005; and

    (2) Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1530), dated 6th June 2005

    [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

4    Environmental Protection,—Waste Management Licensing (England and Wales) (Amendment and Related Provisions) (No. 2) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1528), dated 7th June 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

5    Financial Services and Markets,—(1) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1529); and

    (2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes) (Exemptions) (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1532),

    dated 8th June 2005 [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Mr Ivan Lewis].

6    Lands Tribunal,—Lands Tribunal (Salaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. (N.I.), 2005, No. 269), dated 20th May 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].

Other Papers:

7    Audit (Northern Ireland),—Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland on Education and Health and Social Services Transport [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 32] [Clerk of the House].

8    Education and Skills,—Government Response to the Seventh Report from the Education and Skills Committee, Session 2004-05, on Prison Education [by Command] [Cm. 6562] [Secretary Ruth Kelly].

9    Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries,—Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1470), dated 7th June 2005 [by Act] [Ms Harriet Harman].

10    Government Trading Funds,—Report and Accounts of the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre for 2004-05, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 49] [Clerk of the House].

11    Home Affairs,—Government Replies to the—

    (1) Fifth Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Session 2004-05, on Anti-Social Behaviour; and

    (2) Sixth Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, on Terrorism and Community Relations

    [by Command] [Cm. 6588 and 6593] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

12    Police (Northern Ireland),—Thirteenth Report of the Oversight Commissioner [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hain].

13    Water Industry,—Report of the Director General of Water Services for 2004-05 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 50] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

[W.H., No. 4]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

The sitting began at half-past Two o'clock.

Adjournment (The National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease),—Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.—(Mr Vernon Coaker.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till Tuesday 14th June.

[Adjourned at 4.49 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker



 
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