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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 18th June 1999

The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.
1Public Petitions,—A Public Petition from Martin Bowers, Chairman and company director, and Fred Cutts, Trustee, of the Peacock Gymnasium, London E16, for the extension of the Gaming Act 1968 to allow casinos to operate in the Docklands area of London was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.
2Adjournment (Tourism in the new millennium),—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Mr Greg Pope);
        And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Motion for the Adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.
3Business of the House,—Ordered, That, at the sitting on Monday 21st June, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the Question on the Motion in the name of Secretary Marjorie Mowlam relating to the draft Appropriation (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order not later than three hours after the commencement of proceedings thereon; and the said Motion may be entered upon and proceeded with, though opposed, after Ten o'clock.—(Jim Dowd.)
4Adjournment,—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Mr Jim Dowd);
        And the Motion having been made at half-past Two o'clock, and the Debate having continued for half an hour, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House, without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order, it being then Three o'clock, till Monday 21st June.
[Adjourned at 3 p.m.
Betty Boothroyd

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

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
1Road Traffic,—M6 Motorway (Junction 38 Slip Roads) (Speed Limit) Regulations 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 1646), dated 8th June 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
2Town and Country Planning,—Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) Order 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 1661), dated 9th June 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
Other Papers:
3General Medical Council,—Accounts of the General Medical Council for 1998 [by Act] [Margaret Beckett].
4Miscellaneous (No. 24, 1999),—Convention, done at Farnborough on 9th September 1998, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Government of the French Republic, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of the Italian Republic on the Establishment of the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation en MatieČre d'Armement) OCCAR, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 4367] [Mr Secretary Cook].
Standing Committees
1Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Bills [Lords],—The Speaker has appointed Mrs Ray Michie an additional Chairman of Standing Committee E in respect of the Bill.
2Trustee Delegation Bill [Lords],—The Speaker has appointed Mr Humfrey Malins Chairman of Standing Committee F in respect of the Bill.
3Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill [Lords],—The Speaker has appointed Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody Chairman of the Second Reading Committee in respect of the Bill.
4Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Highway Functions) Order 1999,—The Speaker has appointed Mr Humfrey Malins Chairman of the Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation in respect of the draft Order.
Grand Committee
5Northern Ireland Grand Committee,—The Speaker has appointed Mr Peter Atkinson Chairman of the Northern Ireland Grand Committee in respect of its meeting on Thursday 24th June.

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