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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 27th June 2005

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

PRAYERS.

1    Welsh Grand Committee,—Mr Martin Caton reported from the Welsh Grand Committee, That it had considered the matter of the Government's legislative programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech as it relates to Wales, referred to it on 14th June.

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

2    Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill,—Mr Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr Andrew Love, Dr Tony Wright, Annette Brooke, Keith Vaz, Mr Andrew Slaughter and Martin Salter, presented a Bill to make provision for and in connection with the removal of general restrictions as to nationality which apply to persons employed or holding office in any civil capacity under the Crown; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 16th June and to be printed [Bill 34].

    Ordered, That the Explanatory Notes relating to the Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill be printed [Bill 34-EN].

3    Civil Aviation Bill,—The Civil Aviation Bill was, according to Order, read a second time.

4    Civil Aviation 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 Civil Aviation 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 7th July 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.

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—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

5    Civil Aviation 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 Civil Aviation Bill, it is expedient to authorise the making of provision requiring contributions to the Air Travel Trust to be made by persons applying for, or holding, licences by virtue of section 71 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

6    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 Unauthorised Encampments (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 21st February, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

7    Climate Change Levy,—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Climate Change Levy (Combined Heat and Power Stations) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 10th March, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

8    Climate Change Levy,—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Climate Change Levy (Fuel Use and Recycling Processes) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 10th March, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

9    Constitutional Law,—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (Consequential Modifications) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 25th January, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

10    Constitutional Law,—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 25th January, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved—(Mr Alan Campbell):—It was agreed to.

11    Adjournment,—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Mr Alan Campbell);

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

12    Adjournment,—Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Alan Campbell.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till twenty-two minutes past Ten o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 10.22 p.m.

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


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


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 24th June 2005 pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

1    Treaty Series (No. 27, 2005),—Agreement, done at Dublin on 26th November 1988, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Ireland concerning Mutual Assistance in relation to Criminal Matters [Cm. 6601] [Mr Secretary Straw].

2    Treaty Series (No. 28, 2005),—Agreement, done at Le Touquet on 4th February 2003, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the French Republic concerning the carrying of Service Weapons by French Officers on the territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [Cm. 6604] [Mr Secretary Straw].

Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 24th June 2005 pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

3    Environmental Protection,—List of Wastes (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1673), dated 23rd June 2005, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

4    Government Trading Funds,—Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Trading Fund (Variation) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1672), dated 22nd June 2005, with an Explanatory Memorandum [Mr Secretary Darling].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 27th June 2005:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

5    Access to Justice,—Revised Funding Code prepared by the Legal Services Commission [by Act] [Bridget Prentice].

6    Northern Ireland,—Draft Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].

7    Supreme Court (Northern Ireland),—Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 4) 2005 (S.R. (N.I.), 2005, No. 314), dated 26th June 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Bridget Prentice].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

8    Customs and Excise,—Export Control (Democratic Republic of Congo) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1677), dated 23rd June 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].

9    Road Traffic,—(1) M42 (Junctions 3A to 7) (Actively Managed Hard Shoulder and Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1671); and

    (2) Traffic Signs (Amendment) Regulations and General Directions 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1670),

    dated 18th June 2005 [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].

10    Wildlife,—Control of Trade in Endangered Species (Enforcement) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 1674), dated 24th June 2005 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Other Papers:

11    Church Commissioners,—Report of the Church Commissioners for 2004 [by Measure] [Bridget Prentice].

12    Government Resources and Accounts,—Report and Resource Accounts of the Office of Fair Trading for 2004-05, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 171] [Mr John Healey].

13    Industrial Organisation and Development,—Report and Accounts of the Milk Development Council for 2003-04, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 79] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

14    National Audit,—Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on Home Office: Working with the Third Sector [by Act]; to be printed [No. 75] [Clerk of the House].

15    Northern Ireland,—Report and Accounts of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for 2003-04, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 94] [Mr Secretary Hain].

16    School Standards and Framework,—Accounts of Dingle Granby Toxteth Education Action Zone for 1st April 2004 to 9th January 2005, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 210] [Clerk of the House].

Papers withdrawn:

17    Civil Partnership,—Draft Civil Partnership (Pensions and benefit payments) (Consequential, etc. Provisions) Order 2005 [laid 15th June].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

Transport (Wales) Bill,—The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Roger Williams from Standing Committee F (nominated in respect of the Bill); and nominated in substitution Mark Williams.



 
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