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Tuesday 14th October 2008
The House met at half-past Two o'clock.PRAYERS.
1 Regulatory Reform,Andrew Miller reported from the Regulatory Reform Committee the following Resolution:
2 Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [Lords],Mr Joe Benton reported from the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [Lords] Committee that it had come to the following Resolution:
3 Employment Bill [Lords],John Bercow reported from the Employment Bill [Lords] Committee that it had come to the following Resolution:
4 Sale of Wine (Measures) Bill,The Order for reading the Sale of Wine (Measures) Bill a second time on Friday 17th October was read and discharged.
5 Trading of Primates as Pets (Prohibition),Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the breeding, selling, purchasing and keeping of primates as pets in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes: And that Mark Pritchard, Mr Elliot Morley, Mr Edward Vaizey, Michael Jabez Foster, Mr Philip Hollobone, Mr Stewart Jackson, Mr Eric Martlew, David Taylor, Mr Colin Breed and Mr Eric Pickles do prepare and bring it in.
6 Trading of Primates as Pets (Prohibition) Bill,Mark Pritchard accordingly presented a Bill to prohibit the breeding, selling, purchasing and keeping of primates as pets in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 17th October and to be printed [Bill 152].
7 Banking Bill,The Banking Bill was, according to Order, read a second time.
8 Banking 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 Banking Bill:
Proceedings in Public Bill Committee
Consideration and Third Reading
9 Banking Bill (Carry-over),A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 80A (Carry-over of bills), That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Banking Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.(Mr Bob Blizzard.)
10 Banking Bill [Money],Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Banking Bill [Money];
11 Banking Bill [Ways and Means],A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Banking Bill, it is expedient to authorise
12 Business of the House (Supplementary Estimate and Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 3) Bill),Ordered, That
13 Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles,A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119 (European Committees), That this House take note of European Union Document No. 5089/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, draft Regulation setting emissions performance standards for new passenger cars as part of the Community's integrated approach to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from light-duty vehicles; endorses the Government's backing of the principle of regulation; supports an approach that takes into account environmental ambition, technical and financial feasibility, and the reality of the diverse European car market; and notes that the Government will continue to pursue a strategy that balances these factors(Mr Bob Blizzard):It was agreed to.
[Adjourned at 9.59 p.m.
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Eleven o'clock.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
1 Animals (Scientific Procedures),Report of the Animal Procedures Committee for 2007 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 1058] [Secretary Jacqui Smith].
2 Children, Schools and Families,Departmental Minute relating to the waiver of Exchequer interest in regard to Watling House [by Command] [Secretary Ed Balls].
Reports from Select Committees
1 Administration,Record of the Administration Committee's discussions at its meeting on 14th October; to be published [Mr Frank Doran].
2 Business and Enterprise,(1) Post Office:
3 Culture, Media and Sport,The Licensing Act 2003: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee; to be printed [No. 1093-i] [Mr John Whittingdale].
4 Environmental Audit,Export Credits Guarantee Department and Sustainable Development: Eleventh Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, with Memoranda; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 929] [Tim Yeo].
5 Home Affairs,Human Trafficking: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Home Affairs Committee; to be printed [No. 318-v] [Keith Vaz].
6 Human Rights,Equality and Human Rights Commission: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Joint Committee on Human Rights; to be published [No. 1094-i] [Mr Andrew Dismore].
7 Justice,Sentencing Commission: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Justice Committee; to be printed [No. 1095-i] [Sir Alan Beith].
8 Regulatory Reform,Draft Legislative Reform (Lloyd's) Order 2008: Sixth Report from the Regulatory Reform Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 1090] [Andrew Miller].
9 Treasury,The Economics of the Housing Market: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee; to be printed [No. 1092-i] [John McFall].
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
The sitting began at half-past Nine o'clock.Adjournment.
[Adjourned at 1.58 p.m.
Sir Alan Haselhurst
In the Votes and Proceedings for Thursday 17th July the following item should have appeared after item 15:
Public Petition,A Public Petition from Mrs Shelagh Beswick, Manager, Wincham Post Office, Mr Alastair Carmichael, Sub Post Master, Barnton Post Office, and others of like disposition relating to Post Office closures (Cheshire) was presented.
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