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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 14th December 2006

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

PRAYERS.

1    Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee,—Mr Christopher Chope reported from the Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee the draft Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) Regulations 2006.

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

2    Adjournment (Fisheries),—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Mr Ben Bradshaw);

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

3    Adjournment,—Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Steve McCabe.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till six minutes past Seven o'clock, adjourned till Monday 18th December.

[Adjourned at 7.06 p.m.

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


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


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Paper subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1    Healthcare and Associated Professions,—Draft Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Order 2007 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2    Civil Aviation,—Civil Aviation (Provision of Information to Passengers) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3303), dated 12th December 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Alexander].

3    Insolvency,—Insolvent Partnerships (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. (N.I.), 2006, No. 515), dated 13th December 2006 [by Statutory Instrument], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Bridget Prentice].

4    Social Security,—Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 5) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3274), dated 7th December 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hutton].

5    Terms and Conditions of Employment,—Flexible Working (Eligibility, Complaints and Remedies) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3314), dated 7th December 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].

Other Papers:

6    Education and Skills,—Department for Education and Skills: Autumn Performance Report 2006 [by Command] [Cm. 6992] [Secretary Alan Johnson].

7    Health,—Review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: Proposals for revised legislation (including establishment of the Regulatory Authority for Tissue and Embryos) [by Command] [Cm. 6989] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

8    Museums and Galleries,—Report and Accounts of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside for 2005-06, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 75] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

9    Northern Ireland,—Report of proceedings of the Agricultural Wages Board for Northern Ireland for the two years ending 31st December 2005 [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 81] [Mr Secretary Hain].

10    Parliamentary Commissioner,—First Report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, Session 2006-07: Investigation into the Home Office's regulation of animal experimentation [by Act]; to be printed [No. 144] [Clerk of the House].

11    Regulatory Impact Assessments,—List of Regulatory Impact Assessments for—

    (1) 1st July to 31st December 2005; and

    (2) 1st January to 30th June 2006

    [by Command] [Cms. 6987 and 6988] [Hilary Armstrong].

12    Transport,—Paper entitled, The Future of Air Transport Progress Report [by Command] [Cm. 6977] [Mr Secretary Alexander].

13    Treasury,—HM Treasury: Autumn Performance Report 2006 [by Command] [Cm. 6990] [Mr Stephen Timms].

14    Trunk Road Charging Schemes,—Account of the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Charging Scheme for 2005-06, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Statutory Instrument]; to be printed [No. 120] [Mr Secretary Alexander].

APPENDIX II

General Committees

1    Offender Management Bill (Programming Sub-Committee),—The Speaker has appointed Mr Crispin Blunt, Mr Alan Campbell, Mr Robert Flello, Mr Edward Garnier, Andrew Gwynne, Mr Gerry Sutcliffe and Mark Williams members of the Programming Sub-Committee of the Offender Management Bill Committee.

2    Offender Management Bill,—The Speaker has appointed Hugh Bayley and Mr Peter Atkinson Chairmen of the Offender Management Bill Committee.

3    Greater London Authority Bill (Programming Sub-Committee),—The Speaker has appointed Tom Brake, Yvette Cooper, Michael Fabricant, Michael Gove, Jonathan Shaw, Mr Andrew Slaughter and Ms Angela C. Smith members of the Programming Sub-Committee of the Greater London Authority Bill Committee.

4    Greater London Authority Bill,—The Speaker has appointed Mr Edward O'Hara and Ann Winterton Chairmen of the Greater London Authority Bill Committee.

5    Draft Employment Act 2002 (Amendment of Schedules 3, 4 and 5) Order 2006,—The Speaker has appointed Hywel Williams Chairman of the First Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the draft Order.

6    Government's Assessment as set out in the Pre-Budget Report for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993,—The Speaker has appointed Mr David Amess Chairman of the Second Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the Government's Assessment.

7    Draft Street Works (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007,—The Speaker has appointed Mr Martyn Jones Chairman of the Third Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the draft Order.

8    Stamp Duty Land Tax (Variation of the Finance Act 2003) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3237),—The Speaker has appointed Dr William McCrea Chairman of the Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the Regulations.

9    Excise Duties (Surcharges or Rebates) (Hydrocarbon Oils etc.) (Revocation) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3235) and draft Excepted Vehicles (Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Hydrocarbon Oils Duties Act 1979) Order 2006,—The Speaker has appointed David Taylor Chairman of the Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the Order and draft Order.

10    Draft Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) Regulations 2006,—The Committee of Selection has discharged David Heyes and Mr Geoffrey Robinson from the Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations) and nominated in substitution Patrick Hall and Fiona Mactaggart.

    European Standing Committees

11    The Speaker has appointed Mrs Joan Humble Chairman of the European Standing Committee in respect of European Union Document No. 12107/06 and Addenda 1 and 2 on an EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child.

12    The Speaker has appointed Mr Eric Martlew Chairman of the European Standing Committee in respect of European Union Documents No. 11902/06 and Addendum 1 and No. 11896/06 and Addenda 1 and 2 on Sustainable use of Pesticides and No. 11755/06 and Addenda 1 to 12 on Authorisation of Plant Protection Products.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

1    European Scrutiny,—(1) Fourth Report from the European Scrutiny Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 41-iv]; and

    (2) Ministerial Correspondence: Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be published

    [Michael Connarty].

2    Health,—Workforce Planning: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Health Committee; to be printed [No. 171-i] [Mr Kevin Barron].

3    International Development,—(1) Conflict and Development: Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Reconstruction: Government Response to the Sixth Report from the Committee, Session 2005-06: First Special Report from the International Development Committee; to be printed [No. 172]; and

    (2) Development Assistance and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed [No. 114-ii]

    [Malcolm Bruce].

4    Public Administration,—Skills for Government: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on Public Administration; to be printed [No. 93-iii] [Dr Tony Wright].

[W.H., No. 9]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

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

Adjournment (Changes in medical and clinical practice),—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned—(Huw Irranca-Davies);

    And the sitting having continued for three hours, it was adjourned without Question put, till Tuesday 9th January, pursuant to Order [27th November].

[Adjourned at 5 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker



 
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