Session 2001-2002

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ACCOUNTS AND PAPERS

  I. Addresses for Papers:

    Addresses for Papers; and Papers presented accordingly:

    —English National Stadium Review Interim Report, 278, 279.

    —English National Stadium Review Final Report, 751, 754.

    —Foot and Mouth Disease 2001: Lessons to be Learned, 714, 717.

    —Private Military Companies: Orders for Regulation, 351, 353.

  II. Orders for Papers:

    Sessional Returns ordered; and laid upon the Table accordingly for Session 2000–01: 26, 108.

    Other Papers ordered; and presented or laid upon the Table accordingly:

    —Contingencies Fund 2000–01, 354, 356.

    —Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report and Financial Statement and Budget Report, April 2002, 465, 466.

    —Equitable Life Assurance Society (Report by the Financial Services Authority), 130, 130.

    —Hammond Inquiry, 2001, into circumstances surrounding an application for naturalisation by Mr S. P. Hinduja in 1998, 381, 381.

  III. Papers Presented Under other Authorities:

    Presented by Her Majesty's Command, 20, &c.

    —during Adjournment or Prorogation, 110, &c.

    —on non-sitting Friday, 39, &c.

    —on or after the first day of the new Parliament, 18.

    Presented pursuant to Act, 19, &c.

    —during Adjournment or Prorogation, 112, &c.

    —at end of previous Parliament, 18.

    —on non-sitting Friday, 40, &c.

    —on or after the first day of the new Parliament, 18–19.

    —subject to Affirmative Resolution, 19, &c.

    —together with Explanatory Memorandum, presented by Command, 415, &c.

    —presented on a later day, 607.

    —subject to Negative Resolution, 18, &c.

    —subject to Special Parliamentary Procedure, 455.

    Presented pursuant to Statutory Instrument, 128, &c.

    Presented pursuant to Measure, 82, 201, 728.

    Presented pursuant to Standing Orders:

    —relating to Public Business:

    —(Notification in respect of certain statutory instruments), 28, &c.

    —(Printing of petitions and ministerial replies), 119, &c.

    Laid upon the Table, pursuant to Resolutions relating to Members' Interests (Declaration), 239.

  IV. Papers Presented or Laid by Various Persons:

    Presented by:

    —Ministers of the Crown, 18, &c.

    —the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission, 93, 249.

    Laid upon the Table by:

    —the Speaker, 24, &c. [see Speaker, IV].

    —the Clerk of the House, 20, &c.

    —the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission, 543, 819.

  V. Miscellaneous:

    Papers ordered to be printed, 20, &c.

    —Order for Papers to be printed read and discharged, 281(2).

    Papers withdrawn, 44, &c.

ADDRESSES

  I. Of Thanks (Queen's Speech):

    Motion made; Debate ordered to be adjourned, 18. Resumed; Debate stood adjourned (at Seven o'clock), 22. Resumed; Debate stood adjourned (at half-past Two o'clock), 23. Resumed; Debate stood adjourned (at Ten o'clock), 25. Resumed; Amendment negatived on Division; Debate stood adjourned (after Ten o'clock), 27. Resumed, 28; Another Amendment negatived on Division, 29; Another Amendment negatived on Division, Question having been put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Calling of amendments at end of debate); Main Question agreed to, 29. Queen's Answer, 68.

  II. Other Matters:

    Condolence, on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (nemine contradicente), 445. Queen's Answer, 473.

    On the occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Her Majesty's Accession to the Throne, 509 (nemine contradicente). Address presented in Westminster Hall; The Speaker's words and Her Majesty's Reply to be entered in Journals, 521.

  III. Relating to Statutory Instruments:

    Addresses for Statutory Instruments to be made, 226(2), 311, 788(2).

  IV. For Returns:

    [For Returns presented by Order, see Accounts and Papers, II.]

    English National Stadium Review Interim Report, 278. Return presented, 279.

    English National Stadium Review Final Report, 751. Return presented, 754.

    Foot and Mouth Disease 2001: Lessons to be Learned, 714. Return presented, 717.

    Private Military Companies: Options for Regulation, 351. Return presented, 353.

  V. Questions for Addresses Negatived:

    Relating to Statutory Instruments, 150, 329.

  VI. Miscellaneous:

    Addresses to be presented by Privy Counsellors or Members of Her Majesty's Household, 29, &c.

    Address to be presented by the whole House, 509.

    Questions for presenting Addresses:

    —agreed to, 29, &c.

ADDRESSES, VI—continued

    —Amendments to Questions negatived, 27, 29.

    —After Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Calling of amendments at end of debate), 29.

    Queen's Answers to Addresses, by Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, 68, 251, 354, 473, 800.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATES ON SPECIFIED SUBJECTS

    [For Debates in Westminster Hall, see House, X. For other proceedings regarding Adjournment Motions, see House, II, III, IV.]

    Achievements of the National Lottery, 381.

    Armed forces personnel, 455.

    Asbestos in the work place, 771.

    Behaviour improvement in schools, 688.

    Bristol Royal Infirmary, 301.

    Clean fuels, 138.

    Coalition against international terrorism, 124, 130, 163.

    Common Fisheries Policy Reform and Sustainable Fisheries, 249.

    Defence in the UK, 794.

    Defence in the World, 757.

    Defence Policy, 360.

    Defence Procurement, 700.

    Drugs strategy, 181.

    Education: 14 to 19 year olds, 436.

    Energy-Towards 2050, 623.

    Government measures to regenerate disadvantaged areas, 348.

    House of Lords Reform, 288.

    Implementing the Learning Disability White Paper, 333.

    Intelligence Agencies, 684.

    International Development, 513.

    Iraq and Weapons of Mass Destruction, 732.

    Local Government Finance Formula Grant Distribution, 744, 771.

    Matters to be considered before the forthcoming adjournment, 107, 278, 442, 585, 715.

    Modernising Britain's gambling laws, 665.

    Middle East, 463.

    Public bodies, 198.

    Public Expenditure, 720.

    Quality of life in local communities, 517.

    Small firms, 77.

    Wales in the World, 531.

    War in Afghanistan (under Standing Order (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration)), 431.

    Welsh Affairs, 379.

    Women and Equality, 418.

Adoption and Children Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 138. Read a second time and committed to a Special Standing Committee, 153. Resolutions reported from Committee, 293, 301. Reported, with Amendments, 301. As amended, considered; further consideration stood adjourned, 432. Further considered; further consideration stood adjourned, 568. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 570. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 787. Lords Amendments disagreed to, with Amendments in lieu; other Lords Amendments agreed to, some with Amendments, some with Special Entry, 797. Amendments in lieu and Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments agreed to by the Lords, 801. (Cited as Adoption and Children Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 153.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 776.

Age Discrimination Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 427. Order for Second Reading read and discharged; Bill withdrawn, 526.

Age Discrimination (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 532.

Age Equality Commission Bill: Presented and read the first time, 89. Motion for Second Reading negatived, 215.

Aggregates Levy: Aggregates Levy (Registration and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 4027), and Aggregates Levy (General) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 761), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 474. Allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 518.

Agriculture: Home-Grown Cereals Authority Levy (Variation) Scheme (Approval) Order 2001, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 72. Reported, 78. Approved, 86.

    Draft Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce (Abolition) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 146. Reported, 153. Approved, 157.

    Environmental Impact Assessment (Uncultivated Land and Semi-natural Areas) (England) Regulations 2001, Motion to annul negatived, 329.

Air Weapons Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 777.

Alcohol Services Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 476.

AMENDMENTS TO QUESTIONS

    [For Amendments to Bills, see Bills, Private and Bills, Public. See also Resolutions and Addresses.]

  I. Amendments made:

    Government Motions:

    —Members' Allowances, &c., 52(3), 55(2).

    Opposition days:

    —To Motions for Resolutions, 73, &c. [See Opposition].

    Private Member's Motions in Government time:

    —under procedure for Opposition Days (pursuant to Orders, 363, 757), 386, 387, 762, 763.

AMENDMENTS TO QUESTIONS, I—continued

    Public bills:

    —To motion specifying order in which a Bill is to be considered (without notice), 337.

    Standing Orders:

    —Liaison Committee (membership), 168.

    —Select Committees (No. 1), 554 (2).

    —after Amendment made to proposed Amendment, 554.

    —Select Committees (No. 3), 556.

  II. Amendments negatived:

    Address of Thanks (Queen's Speech), 27, 29(2).

    Bills, Public:

    —Reasoned Amendments to Motions for Second Reading, 45, &c.

    —To Programme Order, to re-commit Bill to a Standing Committee, 593.

    Committees, Select:

    —Motions for nomination, 80(2).

    —Liaison Committee: power to take evidence, 557.

    Government Motions:

    —Facilities of the House 274, 275(2).

    —Members' Allowances, &c., 52(2), 54.

    —Modernisation of the House of Commons, 553, 777, 778.

    —New provision for earlier sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays, 780.

    —Parliamentary Questions, 778.

  III. Miscellaneous:

    Main Question, as amended, put and negatived, 555.

    Question on Amendment put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order (Calling of amendments at end of debate), 29.

    Question, That proposed words be there added, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Questions on amendments), 73, &c.

    Main Question, as amended, put (on Opposition Day, as Amendment did not leave out all the effective words of the Motion), 410, 634.

    Questions put forthwith or at specified hours, pursuant to Orders:

    —on Question, as amended, 52, 54, 553.

    Question, That original words stand part of the Question (on Opposition Day), stood adjourned at Ten o'clock, 428.

    Amendment made to a proposed Amendment, 554.

Animal Health: TSE (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 843), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 576. Allocated to the Thirteenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 602. Reported, 617.

Animal Health Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 155. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 183. E, 192. Reported, without Amendment, 240. Not amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 266. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 796. Lords Amendments considered; some disagreed to, one with Amendment in lieu; others agreed to, some with Amendments, some with Special Entry; Reasons Committee, 809. Lords disagree to certain Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, do not insist on one of their Amendments, and agree to Commons Amendments to remaining Lords Amendments, 816. Commons insist on their Amendments to Lords Amendments and make Amendments in lieu of the words left out of the Lords Amendments, 816. Lords do not insist on their disagreement and agree to the Amendments in lieu, 816. (Cited as Animal Health Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 184.

    Programme Order, 183. Supplemental Order, 809.

    Report from Joint Committee on Human Rights, 306.

Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91.

Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 676.

Animal Welfare (Journey to Slaughter) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 386.

Animals: Fur Farming (Compensation Scheme) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3853), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 286. Allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Committee discharged, 313.

    Fur Farming (Compensation Scheme) (England) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 221), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 404. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 434. Reported, 455.

    Draft Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Laying Hens, and Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 597. Approved, 605–6.

Annuities (Competition) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 476.

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 183. Read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House, 199. Considered in Committee; Progress reported, 207. Again considered in Committee; reported, with Amendments; considered; read the third time and passed, 217. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 255. Lords Amendments considered; some agreed to (one with Special Entry), some agreed to with Amendments, some disagreed to, and an Amendment made to words so restored to the Bill; Amendments made to the Bill instead of words left out by Lords Amendments, and consequential Amendments made to the Bill, 260. Reasons Committee appointed, 261; reported, 262. Lords insist on certain Amendments, agree to an Amendment in lieu, make Amendments in lieu, agree to an Amendment to a Lords Amendment with an Amendment, agree to the Amendment made instead of words left out and to the consequential Amendments, and do not insist on remaining Lords Amendments, 267. Lords Amendments, &c., considered forthwith; Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to; House does not insist on its disagreement to certain Lords Amendments; Lords Amendment to Commons

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill—continued

Amendment to Lords Amendment agreed to; House insists on its disagreement to a Lords Amendment, with an Amendment in lieu, 267. Reasons Committee appointed, 268; reported, 268. Lords do not insist on their Amendment and agree, without Amendment, to the Amendment in lieu, 268. (Cited as Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001) Royal Assent, 268.

    Money Resolution, 200.

    Programme Order, 199. Supplemental Orders, 206, 259.

    Notices of Amendments, &c., may be accepted before the Bill has been read a second time, 191.

    Reports from Joint Committee on Human Rights, 193, 240.

Area Child Protection Committees Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 573.

Auctions Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 633.

Barclays Group Reorganisation Bill [Lords]: Lords communicate Resolution regarding revival of Bill, 21. Commons concur, 26. Brought from the Lords, read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 97. Examiner's Report, no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 139. Read a second time and committed, 155. Reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills with Amendments (Preamble amended), 637. As amended, considered, 683. Read the third time and passed, with Amendments, 751. To which the Lords agree, 756. (Cited as Barclays Group Reorganisation Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

BILLS, PRIVATE

    I. Private Bills Proceeded Upon, &c.:

Title of BillFirst ProceedingLast Proceeding
Barclays Group Reorganisation [Lords] (revived)Brought from the Lords, 97.Royal Assent, 817.
City of London (Ward Elections) (revived)Read the first and second time and committed, 213.Royal Assent, 817.
Greenham and Crookham Commons (revived)Read the first and second time and committed, 77.Royal Assent, 526.
HSBC Investment Banking [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 441.Royal Assent, 817.
Land at Palace Avenue, Kensington (Acquisition of Freehold)Read the first time, 307.Royal Assent, 633.
London Development AgencyRead the first time, 307.Suspended, 793.
Mersey TunnelsRead the first time, 307.Suspended, 766.
Milford Haven Port Authority [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 597.Royal Assent, 817.
National Australia Group Europe [Lords] (revived)Brought from the Lords, 97.Royal Assent, 240.

  II. Revived Bills (at Beginning of Session):

    Revived Commons Bills,

    —Motion for an Order relating to a Bill objected to, 41, 44, 174. Agreed to, 63, 195.

    —Lords concur, 73, 206.

    —Orders read, and bill read the first and second time and committed, 77.

    —to Chairman of Ways and Means, 123.

    Revived Lords Bills,

    —Lords communicate Orders they have made, 21.

    —Commons concur, 26.

    —Bills brought from the Lords, 97.

    Messages to the Lords:

    —to acquaint them with Orders made by the Commons, 63.

    —to communicate Orders and desire their concurrence, 195.

    —to acquaint them with Commons concurrence with Lords Resolutions, 26.

  III. Suspended Bills (at End of Session):

    Orders relating to suspension of proceedings on Bills:

    —Commons Bills in Commons, 751 (objection taken), 766.

    —Lords concur, 777.

    —Commons Bills in Lords, 793.

    Messages to the Lords:

    —to communicate Orders and desire their concurrence, 767.

    Messages from the Lords communicating Resolutions relating to suspension of proceedings on Bills, and desiring the concurrence of the Commons:

    —Lords Bills in Lords, 793.

    —Commons Bills in Lords, 777.

    Commons concur with Lords Resolutions relating to suspension of Bills, 800, 801.

    Messages from the Lords communicating concurrence with Commons Orders relating to suspension of proceedings on Commons Bills, 777.

  IV. Presentation of Petitions and First Readings:

    Report of lists of Bills to originate in the House of Lords and the House of Commons, 273.

    Commons Bills read the first time, 307(3).

    Lords Bills read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 97(2), 441, 597.

  V. Second Readings and Committal:

    Days appointed for Second Reading, 321(2).

    Orders for Second Reading read; Bills to be read a second time:

    —on future days, 341, &c.

    —on future days at Seven o'clock, 637.

BILLS, PRIVATE—continued

    Bills read a second time and committed, 155(2), 513, 642, 660.

    Bill read a second time and referred to the Examiners, 321.

    Bills committed following Reports from the Examiners, 341.

    Commons Bill (revived from previous Session) committed to Chairman of Ways and Means, 213.

VI. Reports from the Examiners:

    Petitions for Bills:

    —Standing Orders complied with:

    —Joint Report from both Examiners, 273.

    —Standing Orders not complied with, 273.

    Bills originating in the Lords and referred after First Reading:

    —no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 139(2), 460, 623.

    Bills referred after Second Reading:

    —Standing Orders not previously inquired into complied with, 341.

    Petitions for Additional Provision:

    —Standing Orders not complied with, 540 (2 Bills).

    Report from the Examiners referred to Standing Orders Committee, 540.

  VII. Reports from Standing Orders Committee:

    Resolutions reported:

    In case of a specified Bill:

    —that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with: that Parties be permitted to proceed with their Bill, 310.

    In case of specified Bills:

    —that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with: that Parties be permitted to insert Additional Provisions, 633.

    Resolutions agreed to, 310, &c.

VIII. Reports from Committees:

    Bills reported by Chairman of Ways and Means with Amendments, 213.

    Bills reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills:

    —with Amendments, 225, 637, 694(2).

    Preamble:

    —amended and, as amended, proved, 225, 637, 694(2).

IX. Consideration:

    Days appointed for consideration:

    —Seven o'clock, 315.

    —further consideration, 320.

    Order for consideration read; Bill to be considered on a future day:

    —on a future day at Seven o'clock (further consideration), 448.

    Bills considered:

    —as amended, 259, 683, 756(2).

    —as amended by the Chairman of Ways and Means (at Seven o'clock), 319.

    —further considered, 460.

    Further consideration stood adjourned, it being after Ten o'clock, 320.

    New Clause brought up and read the first time, 319.

    —Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time: agreed to, on Division, 319.

    Amendment proposed to new Clause; Question that the Amendment be made negatived on Division, 460.

    Clause added on Division, 461.

    Amendments made, 461.

X. Third Readings:

    Days appointed for Third Reading, 694(2).

    Bills read the third time and passed:

    —at Seven o'clock, on Division, 461.

    —Lords Bills:

    —without Amendment, 202

    —according to Order, 751.

    —with Amendments, 761.

    —according to Order, 751.

XI. Lords Amendments:

    Commons Bill agreed to by the Lords

    —without Amendment, 597, 777.

    —with Amendments, 462.

    Lords Amendments considered and agreed to, 475.

XII. Lords Bills:

    Bills brought from the Lords, 97(2), 441, 597.

    Lords Bills read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 97(2), 441, 597.

    Lords Bills passed:

    —without Amendment, 202, 751.

    —with Amendments, 751, 761.

    Lords agree to Commons Amendments,

    —without Amendment, 756, 761.

BILLS, PUBLIC

I. Public Bills Introduced, &c.

    1. Government Bills which received Royal Assent:

Adoption and ChildrenPresented, 183—Act 2002817
Animal HealthPresented, 155—Act 2002817
Anti-terrorism, Crime and SecurityPresented, 183—Act 2001268
British Overseas Territories [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 155—Act 2002371
Civil Defence (Grant)Presented, 22—Act 2002371
Commonhold and Leasehold Reform [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 199—Act 2002526
Consolidated FundOrdered, 256—(No. 2) Act 2001274
Consolidated Fund (No. 2)Ordered, 397—Act 2002426
Consolidated Fund (Appropriation)Ordered, 69Appropriation (No. 2) Act 200197
Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2)Ordered, 643Appropriation Act 2002669
EducationPresented, 213—Act 2002727
Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland)Presented, 31—Act 2002526
EmploymentPresented, 174—Act 2002669
EnterprisePresented, 442—Act 2002817
European Communities (Amendment)Presented, 22—Act 2002371
European Communities (Finance)Presented, 21—Act 2001240
European Parliamentary Elections [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 660—Act 2002727
Export ControlPresented, 26—Act 2002727
FinanceOrdered, 506—Act 2002727
Football (Disorder) (Amendment)Presented, 97—Act 2002526
HomelessnessPresented, 22—Act 2002371
Human Reproductive Cloning [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 220—Act 2001240
International Development [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 149—Act 2002371
Justice (Northern Ireland)Presented, 273—Act 2002727
Land Registration [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 178—Act 2002371
Mobile Telephones (Re-Programming) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 684—Act 2002727
National Health Service Reform and Health Care ProfessionsPresented, 178—Act 2002633
National Insurance ContributionsOrdered, 526—Act 2002669
Nationality, Immigration and AsylumPresented, 457—Act 2002817
Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment)Presented, 248—Act 2002371
Office of Communications [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 266—Act 2002426
Police Reform [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 517—Act 2002727
Proceeds of CrimePresented, 136—Act 2002727
Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 615—Act 2002817
Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates)Presented, 132—Act 2002371
State Pension Credit [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 363—Act 2002633
Tax CreditsPresented, 225—Act 2002669
Tobacco Advertising and Promotion [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 423—Act 2002817
Travel Concessions (Eligibility) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 149—Act 2002371

    2. Private Members' Bills which received Royal Assent:

CommonwealthPresented, 91—Act 2002817
Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement)Presented, 90—Act 2002727
Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons)Presented, 91—Act 2002817
Divorce (Religious Marriages)Ordered, 141—Act 2002727
Employee Share SchemesPresented, 90—Act 2002817

BILLS, PUBLIC, I—continued

Industrial and Provident SocietiesPresented, 90—Act 2002669
National Heritage [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 251—Act 2002526
Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.)Ordered, 244—Act 2002817

    3. Private Members' Bills which did not receive Royal Assent:

Title of BillFirst ProceedingLast Proceeding
Age DiscriminationOrdered, 427Order for Second Reading discharged; Bill withdrawn, 526
Age Discrimination (No. 2)Presented, 532
Age Equality CommissionPresented, 89Second Reading negatived, 215
Air WeaponsOrdered, 777
Alcohol ServicesOrdered, 476
Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing)Presented, 91
Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing) (No. 2)Presented, 676
Animal Welfare (Journey to Slaughter)Ordered, 386
Annuities (Competition)Presented, 476
Area Child Protection CommitteesOrdered, 573
AuctionsOrdered, 633
Borough Freedom (Family Succession) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 744Read the first time, 787
Broadcasting Act 1990 (Amendment)Ordered, 409
Child Abuse DeathsPresented, 700
Children (Safeguards for Unaccompanied Travel)Ordered, 448
Children with Disabilities (Play Areas)Presented, 90
Christmas Day (Trading) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 265Order for Second Reading discharged, 536
Committal to Prison in Default of Fines, Local Taxes, etc. (Abolition)Ordered, 649
Companies Act 1989 (Amendment)Presented, 378
Compulsory VotingOrdered, 222
Control of FireworksOrdered, 281
Control of Fireworks (No. 2)Presented, 684
Corporate ResponsibilityPresented, 597
Corporate Responsibility (Environmental, Social and Financial Reporting)Ordered, 744
Criminal Evidence (Prohibition of Sale)Ordered, 390
Criminal Evidence (Prohibition of Sale) (No. 2)Presented, 695
Data Protection (Amendment)Ordered, 598
Dignity at Work [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 587
Disability Discrimination (Amendment) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 513Read the first time, 523
Domestic Combined Heat and Power (Reduction in VAT) BillPresented, 725
Duty Free Imports (Personal Use)Ordered, 752
Elections (Entitlement to Vote at Age 16)Ordered, 274
Emergency Services Personnel (Protection)Ordered, 672
Endangered Species (Illegal Trade)Ordered, 307
Endangered Species (Offences)Presented, 714
Energy-saving Materials (Reduced Rate of VAT)Presented, 808
Environmental AuditPresented, 132
Environmental Audit (No. 2)Presented, 684
Euro and Sterling ChoicePresented, 266
Extradition (Amendment)Ordered, 202
Firearms (Amendment)Presented, 91
Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2)Presented, 689
Firearms (Replica Weapons)Ordered, 156Debate on Second Reading interrupted, 625
FireworksOrdered, 374
Fixed-term ParliamentsOrdered, 532Objection taken to further proceedings on Second Reading, 711

BILLS, PUBLIC, I.3—continued

Title of BillFirst ProceedingLast Proceeding
Food LabellingPresented, 90Debate adjourned on Second Reading, 420
Food Poverty (Eradication)Ordered, 259
Food Safety (Amendment)Ordered, 653
Football SpectatorsPresented, 91
Foreign Exchange Transactions Tax CommissionOrdered, 413
Health (Air Travellers)Ordered, 159Debate adjourned on Second Reading, 318
Health (Air Travellers) (No. 2)Presented, 667
Health (Patients' Rights)Ordered, 240Order for Second Reading discharged, 418
Health Reform (Education and Public Involvement)Ordered, 368
Home Energy ConservationPresented, 90Order for further consideration discharged; Bill withdrawn, 700
Home Energy Conservation (No. 2)Presented, 684
Home SafetyOrdered, 615
Hospital InspectorateOrdered, 175
Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment)Presented, 374Further consideration adjourned, 711
Housing (Wales)Presented, 90Order for Second Reading read; business interrupted, 234
Indirect Taxes (Disclosure)Ordered, 637
Legalisation of CannabisPresented, 90Debate adjourned on Second Reading, 152
Litter and Fouling of Land by DogsOrdered, 206
Litter and Fouling of Land by Dogs (No. 2)Presented, 676
Local SustainabilityPresented, 720
Marine Wildlife ConservationPresented, 89Passed, 420
Members of Parliament (Employment Disqualification)Ordered, 293
Motor Vehicles (Prohibition on Use of Hand-held Mobile Telephones)Ordered, 189
Movement of Farm AnimalsOrdered, 170
MuseumsOrdered, 337
National CancerOrdered, 560
National NutritionOrdered, 762
Organ Donation (Presumed Consent and Safeguards)Ordered, 431
Organ Donation (Presumed Consent and Safeguards) (No. 2)Presented, 676
Patents Act 1977 (Amendment)Presented, 89Order for Second Reading discharged; Bill withdrawn, 165
Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) (No. 2)Ordered, 509Order for Second Reading discharged; Bill withdrawn, 695
Patient ChoiceOrdered, 787
Patients without Legal Capacity (Safeguards)Ordered, 355
Pension Annuities (Amendment)Presented, 90Further consideration adjourned, 457
Performance of Private HospitalsOrdered, 536
Planning (Publication and Infrastructure)Ordered, 552
Political Parties (Funding)Ordered, 577
Port Protection AuthorityOrdered, 526
Prescriptions (Chronic Diseases)Ordered, 617
Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions)Ordered, 225Order for Second Reading read; objection taken, 711
Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) (No. 2)Presented, 695
Protection of Property (Static Devices)Presented, 132
Public Right of Planning AppealPresented, 91
Public Services (Disruption) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 725
Rape (Consent)Ordered, 695
Redundancy PaymentsOrdered, 720

BILLS, PUBLIC, I.3—continued

Title of BillFirst ProceedingLast Proceeding
Regulation of Child Care ProvidersPresented, 570
Relationships (Civil Registration)Ordered, 144Order for Second Reading read; business interrupted, 215
Religious Discrimination and RemediesPresented, 291
Respite Care (Children)Ordered, 700
Right to Self-EmploymentOrdered, 285
Road Safety and SpeedOrdered, 322
Selective Schools (Transitional Arrangements)Ordered, 462
Sex Discrimination (Amendment)Ordered, 255
Sex Discrimination (Amendment) (No. 2) [Lords]Brought from the Lords, 609
ShopsPresented, 653
Single European LanguageOrdered, 808
Sunday Working (Scotland)Ordered, 801
Telecommunications Transmitters (Restriction on Planning Applications)Presented, 213Order for Second Reading read; business interrupted, 472
Telecommunications Transmitters (Restriction on Planning Applications) (No. 2)Presented, 672
Tobacco DisclosurePresented, 91
Travel Concessions (Young Persons)Ordered, 296
Traveller Law ReformOrdered, 677
Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary OathOrdered, 278Objection taken to further proceedings on Second Reading, 712
Trespassers on Land (Liability for Damage and Eviction)Ordered, 442
Vaccination of Children (Parental Choice)Ordered, 473
Waiting Time for Discharge from HospitalOrdered, 351
WasteOrdered, 523
Waste (No. 2)Presented, 661
Waste Management LicencesOrdered, 765

    4. Questions negatived for leave to bring in Bills:

    Identity Card, 310.

  II. Introductions and First Readings:

    Outlawries Bill read the first time, 16.

    Bills presented and read the first time:

    —Government Bills, 22, &c.

    —under Standing Order (Procedure upon bills whose main object is to create a charge upon the public revenue), 21, 22, 225.

    —Private Members' Bills, 89, &c.

    Bills ordered to be brought in upon:

    —Ways and Means Resolution, 526.

    —Ways and Means and Procedure Resolutions, 506.

    Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed:

    —on presentation, 22, &c.

    —on a subsequent day, 132, &c.

    Private Members' Bills ordered, presented and read the first time, 141, &c.

    Motions for leave to bring in Bills, Question put pursuant to Standing Order (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of select committees at commencement of public business):

    —and agreed to, 175, &c.

    —and agreed to on Division, 144, 278, 462.

    —and negatived on Division, 310.

  III. Second Readings and Committal:

    Days appointed for Second Readings, no Order having been made on a previous day, 183, 462, 465, 695.

    Orders for Second Readings read: Bills ordered to be read a second time on future days:

    —on future days (Private Members' Bills), 234, &c.

    Orders for Second Readings on future days read and discharged, 418, 536.

    —Bills ordered to be read a second time on other future days, 285, &c.

    —Bill withdrawn, 526.

    Order for Second Reading on that day discharged; Bill withdrawn, 165.

    Bills read a second time, 39, &c.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Consolidated Fund Bills), 78, 261, 403, 647.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Second reading committees), 237.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Consolidation bills), 691.

    —after Reasoned Amendment negatived, 270.

    —on Division, after Reasoned Amendment negatived, 45, &c.

    —after Question put at specified time under Allocation of Time Order, 231.

BILLS, PUBLIC, III—continued

    Motion for Second Reading; Debate stood adjourned at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday,

    —Debate ordered to be resumed on a future day, 152, 165.

    Motion for Second Reading; objection taken to further proceeding after half-past Two on a Friday,

    —Debate ordered to be resumed on a future day, 215.

    Order for Second Reading read; business interrupted at half-past Two on a Friday,

    —Second Reading ordered for a future day, 215, 234, 472, 625.

    Order for resuming adjourned Debate on Second Reading read; Debate to be resumed on future day, 458, 546, 625.

    Debate resumed on Second Reading; Debate stood adjourned at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 318, 420.

    Motion for second reading negatived, 215.

    Bills stand committed to a Standing Committee:

    —Government Bills, 39, &c.

    —Private Members' Bills, 152, &c.

    Bills committed to a Standing Committee (by Programme Order), 60, &c.

    Bills committed to a Special Standing Committee (by Programme Order), 153.

    Bill committed to Committee of the whole House in respect of certain Clauses and Schedules, and to Standing Committee for remainder of Bill, 524.

    Bill committed to a Committee of the whole House, 714.

    —by Programme Order, 42, &c.

    —by Allocation of Time Order, 231.

    Order, That a Bill be not committed, pursuant to Standing Order (Consolidation Bills), 691.

  IV. Committees of the whole House:

    [For list of Bills considered in Committee of the whole House, see Committee of the whole House.]

    Orders for House to resolve itself into a Committee on a future day, 524, 714.

    House resolves itself into Committees on Bills:

    —according to Order, 68, &c.

    —again, according to Order, 84, 217, 541.

    —immediately, under Allocation of Time Order, 231.

    Bill to be considered in particular order, 536.

    —as part of Programme Order, 206.

    Amendment proposed; Chairman announces result of a deferred Division; Question proposed that the Amendment be made, 207.

    Question proposed, That Amendment be made, 69, &c.

    Question again proposed, 84.

    —Amendment, by leave, withdrawn, 84, &c.

    Question put, That Amendment be made;

    —and negatived, 84, &c.

    —on Division, 70, &c.

    —and agreed to, 208.

    Clause agreed to, 85, &c.

    —on Division, 85, &c.

    Chairman, being of the opinion that the principle of a Clause and any matters arising thereon had been adequately discussed, puts the Question forthwith on it, pursuant to Standing Order (Debate on clause or schedule standing part), 537, 541.

    Schedule agreed to, 536.

    New Clause brought up and read the first time, 91, &c.

    —Question, That the Clause be read a second time, negatived, 92.

    —on Division, 91, &c.

    Bill to be reported:

    —Specified Clauses and Schedules, without Amendment, 541.

    Chairman to report Progress and ask leave to sit again, 537.

    Chairman leaves chair at Ten o'clock to report Progress, 69, 85.

    —after Ten o'clock, 209.

    Chairman leaves chair to report Bill (pursuant to Programme or Allocation of Time Order):

    —without Amendment, 92, 231.

    Chairman, pursuant to Order, at specified hour,

    —puts Questions already proposed from the Chair:

    —That Amendment be made, 85, 208.

    —That a new Clause be read a second time, 207.

    —puts other Questions which he was directed to put at that hour:

    —Amendments to Clauses or Schedules, 207, &c.

    —selected for separate Division, 208.

    —Clauses stand part of the Bill, 85, &c.

    —a Clause, as amended, and another Clause, 220.

    —Schedule be a Schedule to the Bill, 218, &c.

    —a Schedule, as amended, and another Schedule, 588.

    —on Division (a Clause and a Schedule together), 207.

    —on Division (several Clauses together), 208, 218.

    —on Division (several Clauses and a Schedule together), 219.

    —leaves Chair to report progress, 69, 85, 209.

    —leaves Chair to report Bill, 92, 231.

  V. Reports from Committees:

    Bills reported from Committees of the whole House:

    —without Amendment, 92, &c.

    —pursuant to Allocation of Time Order, 231.

    —with Amendments, 220.

    —with an Amendment, 588.

    Progress reported on Bill in Committee of the whole House, 69, 85, 209, 537.

    Specified Clauses of and Schedules to a Bill reported from Committee of the whole House:

    —without Amendment, 541.

BILLS, PUBLIC, V—continued

    Bills reported from Standing Committees:

    —without Amendment, 73, &c.

    —with Amendments, 136, &c.

    —and an amended Title, 315, &c.

    —with an Amendment, 101, &c.

    Bills, except specified Clauses and Schedules, reported from Standing Committees:

    —with Amendments, 633.

  VI. Consideration on Report:

    Bill, as amended in Committee of the whole House, considered,

    —pursuant to Programme Order or Allocation of Time Order, 220, 588.

    Amendment proposed to Programme Order, to re-commit bill to Standing Committee, and negatived on Division, 593.

    Days appointed for consideration of Bills:

    —not amended in the Standing Committee, 73, &c.

    —as amended in the Standing Committee, 101, &c.

    —to be further considered, 338, &c.

    —not amended in the Committee and as amended in the Standing Committee, 633.

    Order for consideration, as amended in the Standing Committee, read; Bill to be considered on a future day:

    —Government Bill, 275.

    —Private Member's Bill, 546, 684.

    —further consideration, 546.

    Order for consideration of Bill on a future day read and discharged:

    —Bill to be considered on another future day, 617.

    Order for further consideration of Bill on a future day read and discharged; Bill withdrawn, 700.

    Bill, not amended in the Standing Committee, considered, 190, &c.

    Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee, considered, 139, &c.

    —again considered (after announcement of results of deferred Divisions), 678.

    —further considered, 374, &c.

    —not amended in Committee and as amended in the Standing Committee, 653.

    —further considered, 661.

    Bill to be considered in particular order, 382.

    —(after manuscript Amendment made), 337.

    —as part of Programme Order, 402, &c.

    New Clauses brought up, and read the first time, 139, &c.

    New Clauses brought up, read the first and second time and added to the Bill, 179, &c.

    New Clause brought up, and read the first and second time, 178.

    Amendment proposed to new Clause;

    —and negatived on Division, 178.

    Clause added to the Bill, 179.

    Question proposed, That new Clause be read a second time; Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 139, &c.

    Question put, That new Clause be read a second time;

    —and negatived, 351, &c.

    —on Division, 266, &c.

    Amendments made to the Bill, 139, &c.

    Manuscript Amendments made, 220.

    Title amended, 471.

    Amendments proposed to the Bill, 139, &c.

    Question proposed, That Amendment be made:

    —Amendment, by leave, withdrawn, 139, &c.

    Question put, That the Amendment be made:

    —and negatived, 369, &c.

    —on Division, 159, &c.

    Amendment proposed to Amendment:

    —Agreed to on Division, 546.

    —Negatived on Division, 571.

    New Schedule brought up, read the first and second time, and added to the Bill, 662.

    Further consideration of a Bill adjourned, 338, 654.

    Further consideration of a Bill stood adjourned, at Ten o'clock, 403.

    —at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 458, 711.

    Bill to be further considered on a future day, 568, 673.

    Speaker brings proceedings on consideration to a conclusion, pursuant to Programme Order, 266, 583.

    Questions put at specified hours, pursuant to Programme Orders:

    —Questions already proposed from Chair:

    —That a new Clause be read a second time, 341, &c.

    —That Amendment be made, 370, &c.

    —other Questions required to be put at those hours,

    —New Clause, 342, &c.

    —Adding of a new Clause already read a second time, 594, 598.

    —New Schedule, 352.

    —Amendments moved by a Minister, 294, &c.

    —That several new Clauses and new Schedules be added, on Division, 598.

    —New Clause selected for separate Division, 342, &c.

    —Amendment selected for separate Division, 375, &c.

    —several Amendments, 567, 594.

    —an Amendment to an Amendment, 571, 677.

  VII. Third Readings:

    Bills read the third time and passed, 136, &c.

    —on Division, 191, &c.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Consolidated Fund Bills), 78, 261, 403, 647.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Consolidation Bills), 691.

    —Question put at specified hour, 159, &c.

    —on Division, 132, &c.

BILLS, PUBLIC,—continued

  VIII. Lords Bills:

    Bills brought from the Lords,

    —and read the first time on the same day, 149, &c.

    —pursuant to Standing Order (Privilege (Bills brought from the Lords)), 149.

    —and stood referred to a Second Reading Committee, pursuant to Standing Order (Law Commission bills), 178.

    —and read the first time on a later day, 270, 455, 523, 787.

    Lords Bills passed,

    —with an Amendment, 311, &c.

    —with Amendments, 349, &c.

    —without Amendment, 231, &c.

  IX. Lords Amendments:

    1. Commons Bills:

    Bills agreed to by the Lords

    —without Amendment, 84, &c.

    —with Amendments, 255, &c.

    Days appointed for consideration of Lords Amendments, 255, &c.

    Lords Amendments considered according to Order, 260, &c.

    Lords Amendments to be considered in particular order (as part of Programme Order), 578, &c.

    Lords Amendments agreed to, 260, &c.

    —the Commons being willing to waive their privileges, 797.

    —the Commons being willing to waive their privileges in respect of a specified Amendment, 260, 707, 797.

    —the Commons being willing to waive their privileges in respect of specified Amendments, 638, 667, 789.

    Lords Amendment amended and agreed to, 260, &c.

    —the Commons being willing to waive their privileges, 810.

    Amendment proposed to Lords Amendment; Question, That the Amendment be made, put and negatived, 696, 789, 803.

    Lords Amendments disagreed to, 260, &c.

    Amendment made to the Bill instead of words left out of the Bill by a Lords Amendment, 260.

    Consequential Amendments made to the Bill, 260.

    —Consequential to a Lords Amendment being disagreed to, 690.

    Amendments made to the Bill in lieu of Lords Amendments disagreed to, 578, &c.

    Amendment made to words restored to the Bill by disagreeing to a Lords Amendment, 261, 689, 802.

    Questions put at specified hours, pursuant to Programme Orders:

    —Questions already proposed from the Chair:

    —That Lords Amendment be agreed to, 260, &c.

    —That Lords Amendment be disagreed to, 260, &c.

    —That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment, 267.

    —That an Amendment to a Lords Amendment be made, 803.

    —Other Questions to be disposed of at that hour:

    —That Lords Amendments be agreed to, that an Amendment be made to the Bill instead of words left out of the Bill by Lords Amendments, and that consequential Amendments be made to the Bill, 260.

    —That an Amendment be made to the words restored to the Bill by disagreeing to a Lords Amendment, 261.

    —That a (manuscript) Amendment be made in lieu of a Lords Amendment disagreed to, 267.

    —That an Amendment be made to a Lords Amendment, and that the Lords Amendment, so amended, be agreed to, 629.

    —more than one Amendment, 802, 810.

    —Remaining Motions to disagree, 629.

    —Amendments in lieu, 802.

    —Amendments to words so restored to the Bill, 802.

    —Individual Motions to disagree, 707, 802.

    —To agree with the remaining Lords Amendments to be disposed of at that hour, 578.

    —To agree with all remaining Lords Amendments, 261, &c.

    —That the House proposes Amendments to words restored to Bill by insistence on disagreement to a Lords Amendment, 725.

    Lords Amendments in lieu, Lords Reasons for insisting on Lords Amendments and Lords Amendments to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments considered forthwith; Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to; House does not insist on its disagreement to certain Lords Amendments; Lords Amendment to Commons Amendment to Lords Amendment agreed to; House insists on its disagreement to a Lords Amendment, with an Amendment in lieu, 267.

    House insists on disagreement to a Lords Amendment with an Amendment in lieu, and does not insist on its Amendment to a Lords Amendment but proposes an Amendment in lieu, 805.

    Lords do not insist on Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed and agree to Amendments in lieu, 604.

    —a single Amendment and a single Amendment in lieu, 268, 665.

    Lords do not insist on Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, but propose Amendments in lieu of some of them, 714. Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to, 726.

    Lords do not insist on their Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, but propose Amendments in lieu of one of them, and agree to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, 719. Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to, 726.

    Lords insist on certain of their Amendments; do not agree with a Commons Amendment in lieu, but propose Amendments in lieu; and agree to an Amendment in lieu, Amendments made to words so restored to the Bill and the consequential Amendment, 719.

BILLS, PUBLIC, IX—continued

    Lords Reasons considered; Commons insist on disagreement with Lords Amendments but propose Amendments to words so restored to the Bill; Lords Amendment in lieu agreed to, 726.

    Lords do not insist on their Amendments and agree to Commons Amendments to words so restored to Bill, 727.

    2. Lords Bills:

    Commons Amendments agreed to by the Lords,

    —without Amendment, 316, &c.

    —a single Amendment, 329, &c.

    —with a (consequential) Amendment, 460. Agreed to, 510.

    —with Amendments, 714. Agreed to, 726.

    3. Miscellaneous:

    Committee appointed to draw up reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to certain of their Amendments to Bills, 261, &c.

    —Reasons reported from Committee and agreed to, 262, &c. [See Committees, Select, IV.]

  X. Queen's and Prince of Wales's Consent:

    Queen's consent signified:

    —on Second Reading: 711(2), 712 (prerogative and interest).

    —on Third Reading: 345, 352, 414, 420 (interest); 349 (prerogative and interest).

    Prince of Wales's consent signified:

  XI. Money Bills:

    Bills endorsed with the Speaker's Certificate as Money Bills under the Parliament Act 1911:

    Civil Defence (Grant), 321.

    Consolidated Fund, 265.

    Consolidated Fund (No. 2), 412.

    Consolidated Fund (Appropriation), 84.

    Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2), 649.

    European Communities (Finance), 137.

    National Insurance Contributions, 592.

  XII. Bills introduced under Standing Order (Procedure upon bills whose main object is to create a charge upon the public revenue):

    Civil Defence (Grant), 22.

    European Communities (Finance), 21.

    Tax Credits, 225.

  XIII. Bills brought from the Lords under Standing Order (Privilege (bills brought from the Lords)):

    International Development [Lords], 149.

    State Pension Credit [Lords], 363.

  XIV. Bills passed through several stages in one day:

    Consolidated Fund Bills read the second and third time and passed, 78, 261, 403, 647.

    Bill read a second time; committed to Committee of the whole House; considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment; read the third time and passed, 231.

    Bill considered in Committee of the whole House; reported, without Amendment; read the third time and passed, 285, 727.

    Bill considered in Committee of the whole House; reported, with Amendments; considered (and further amended); read the third time and passed, 220.

    Bill considered in Committee of the whole House; reported, with an Amendment; considered (no Amendment proposed); read the third time and passed, 588.

    As (or not) amended in Standing Committee, considered; read the third time and passed, 139, &c.

    Not amended in Committee and as amended in Standing Committee, considered; read the third time and passed, 633.

  XV. Allocation of Time and Programme Orders:

    Allocation of Time Orders:

    Human Reproductive Cloning [Lords], 230.

    Programme Orders:

    Sessional Orders relating to Programming of Bills, 36.

    —continued in effect till end of following Session, 875.

    Animal Health, 183. Supplemental Order, 809.

    Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security, 199. Supplemental Orders, 206, 259.

    Commonhold and Leasehold Reform [Lords], 281. Supplemental Orders, 328, 402.

    Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland), 64. Supplemental Order, 460.

    Employment, 223. Supplemental Orders, 305, 667.

    European Communities (Amendment), 45. Supplemental Order, 68.

    European Communities (Finance), 42. Supplemental Order, 97.

    Export Control, 60. Supplemental Order, 628.

    Justice (Northern Ireland), 304. Supplemental Order, 695.

    National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions, 203. Supplemental Order, 577.

    National Insurance Contributions Bill, 549.

    Nationality, Immigration and Asylum, 509. Supplemental Orders, 540, 593, 801.

    Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment), 270.

    Office of Communications [Lords], 291.

    Police Reform [Lords], 532. Supplemental Orders, 672, 677, 726.

    Proceeds of Crime, 156. Supplemental Orders, 369, 706.

    Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates), 145.

    State Pension Credit [Lords], 438.

    Tax Credits, 251. Supplemental Order, 637.

    Tobacco Advertising and Promotion [Lords], 518.

    Scope of Orders:

    Second Reading, Committee, consideration, Third Reading, 230.

    Committee, consideration, Third Reading, 42, &c.

    Consideration, Third Reading, 593.

    Lords Amendments, 259, &c.

BILLS, PUBLIC, XV—continued

    Committal provisions:

    Bill committed to:

    —Standing Committee, 60, &c.

    —Special Standing Committee, 153.

    Date by which Standing Committee to report changed, 305, 526, 540.

    Leave for Standing Committee to sit twice on first day, 60, &c.

    Standing Order (Special standing committees)(1) modified, 153.

    Speaker to leave Chair whether or not notice of an Instruction has been given, 230.

    Committee of the whole House:

    Committee stage to be completed:

    —At a specified time on day on which considered, with consideration, and Third Reading at a later time on the same day, 230.

    —At one sitting, together with consideration and Third Reading, 270, 549.

    —In two allotted days, together with consideration and Third Reading, 42.

    —concluding at midnight on second day, 199.

    —In four allotted days, together with consideration and Third Reading, 45.

    More than one stage may be completed on a single day (Bill brought in on Ways and Means Resolutions), 549.

    Sessional Order B (Programming Committee) disapplied,

    —for Committee of whole House, consideration and Third Reading, 549.

    —for consideration and Third Reading, 145, 153, 199.

    Consideration and Third Reading:

    Amendments to previous provisions for consideration and Third Reading; to be completed

    —at specified times on second and third allotted days, 566.

    —in one and a half days, at specified times, 672.

    —one of the times amended, 677.

    Consideration and Third Reading to be completed:

    —at specified times on day(s) on which considered, 184.

    —at specified times on day on which considered, 223, &c.

    —at specified time on day on which considered, 60, &c.

    —three hours after their commencement, 145.

    —in two allotted days, 156.

    —with questions to be put at specified times, 593.

    —details subsequently changed, 604.

    —in two allotted days, at specified times on second day, 310, 311, 328, 449.

    —times for second day subsequently changed, 341.

    Sessional Order B (Programming Committee) disapplied, 60, &c.

    Amendment proposed, to re-commit bill to a Standing Committee, and negatived on Division, 593.

    Bill to be taken in a particular order, 402, &c.

    Lords Amendments:

    Consideration of Lords Amendments to be completed by midnight, with intermediate points specified by reference to Parts of the Bill, 259.

    Consideration of Lords Amendments to be completed by a stated hour, 460, &c.

    Consideration of Lords Amendments to be completed within three hours, 578, &c.

    Consideration of Lords Amendments to be completed in six hours, or by Ten o'clock, whichever is later, with intermediate points, 809.

    Lords Amendments to be considered in particular order, 578, &c.

  XVI. Miscellaneous:

    In respect of particular Bills, notices of Amendments, &c., may be received by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time, 191, 220.

    Standing Committee given leave to sit twice on first day (other than as part of Programme Order), 43, &c.

    Bills withdrawn:

    —after Order for Second Reading that day discharged, 165.

    —after Order for Second Reading for future day read and discharged, 526, 695.

    —after Order for further consideration on future day read and discharged, 700.

    More than one stage of a Bill may be taken on one day, 631.

Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 744. Read the first time, 787.

Betting, Gaming and Lotteries: Draft Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 (Schedule 4) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 623. Approved, 631.

British Overseas Territories Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 155. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 213. D, 228. Reported, with Amendments, 248. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, with Amendments, 355. To which the Lords agree, 368. (Cited as British Overseas Territories Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

Broadcasting Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 409.

Building and Buildings: Building (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3335), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 178. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 192. Reported, 206.

    Building (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 440), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 595. Allocated to the Eleventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 602. Reported, 614.

CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

    Chairman leaves chair:

    —at Ten o'clock to report progress, 69, 85.

    —to report Bill, pursuant to Programme Order, 92, 220, 231, 588.

    —to report Progress, pursuant to Programme Order, 209.

    Chairman proceeds at specified hour to put Questions pursuant to Programme Orders,

    [see Bills, Public, IV]

    Being of opinion that the principle of a Clause had been adequately discussed in the course of debate on Amendments proposed thereto, put forthwith the Question, That the Clause, as amended, stand part, pursuant to Standing Order (Debate on clause or schedule standing part), 537, 541.

    Announces result of deferred Division, 69, 91, 208.

CHAIRMAN OF WAYS AND MEANS

    [References to the Chairman of Ways and Means include the First and Second Deputy Chairmen.]

    Chairman takes Chair as Deputy Speaker, the House having been informed of the absence of the Speaker pursuant to leave given, 25, 307.

    —First Deputy Chairman, 290.

    Members appointed:

    —Sir Alan Haselhurst as Chairman of Ways and Means, 16.

    —Mrs Sylvia Heal as First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, 16.

    —Sir Michael Lord as Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, 16.

    Chairman reports:

    —that he has gone through a Commons Private Bill, suspended in the last Session, and made Amendments thereunto, 213.

    —List of Private Bills to originate in the House of Lords and House of Commons, 273.

    —Resolution from Standing Orders Committee, 633.

    —that no Petitions have been presented against Special Procedure Orders, 531.

    —Resolution from Business Committee, 64, &c.

    —that powers sought would be more properly obtained by the promotion of a Private Bill than by the promotion of a Private Bill and a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, 192.

CHAIRMEN'S PANEL

    Resolutions reported, 63.

    Members nominated by the Speaker to be the Chairmen's Panel during the Session:

    —Twenty-one Members, 28.

    —Two additional Members, 31.

    —One additional Member, 44, 76, 138.

    —One additional Member and two members discharged, 186.

    —Three additional Members, 354.

    Two Members appointed whom the Speaker is to consult, if practicable, before certifying a Bill to be a Money Bill, 50.

Child Abuse Deaths Bill: Presented and read the first time, 700.

Children (Safeguards for Unaccompanied Travel) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 448.

Children with Disabilities (Play Areas) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90.

Christmas Day (Trading) Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 265. Read the first time, 455. Order for Second Reading read and discharged, 536.

CHURCH OF ENGLAND

  Measures Proceeded Upon, &c.

Title of MeasureLaidReport of Ecclesiastical CommitteeTo be presented for Royal AssentCited asRoyal Assent
Synodical Government (Amendment)716716

    Ecclesiastical Committee nominated by the Speaker, 317.

    —Member nominated in the place of another, 419.

City of London (Ward Elections) Bill: Motion to revive Bill objected to, 44, 89, 174; agreed to, 195. Lords concur, 206. Order read; Bill read the first and second time and committed to the Chairman of Ways and Means, 213. Bill reported, with Amendments, 213. Considered (at Seven o'clock); it being after Ten o'clock, further consideration stood adjourned, 319. Further considered (at Seven o'clock); Amendments made; Bill read the third time, and passed, 460. Agreed to by the Lords, 777. (Cited as City of London (Ward Elections) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Civil Aviation: Draft Transport Act 2000 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2001, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 211. Reported, 244. Approved, 252.

    Draft Carriage by Air Acts (Application of Provisions) Order 2001 and draft Carriage by Air Acts (Implementation of the Montreal Convention 1999) Order 2001, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 211. Reported, 236. Approved, 242.

    Draft Air Navigation (Environmental Standards) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 313. Reported, 328. Approved, 335.

Civil Defence (Grant) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 22. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 226. E, 246. Reported, with an Amendment, 255. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 319. Speaker's Certificate, 321. Agreed to by the Lords, 363. (Cited as Civil Defence (Grant) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 371.

    Money Resolution, 226.

CLERKS OF THE HOUSE

  I. Clerk of the House of Commons:

    Lays Papers on the Table, 20, &c.

    Attends in the House at the beginning of the new Parliament, and the Clerk of the Crown delivers to him a book containing the names of the Members returned to serve in Parliament, 1.

  II. Clerks at the Table:

    Order, That in respect of particular Bills, notices of Amendments, &c., may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bills have been read a second time, 191, 220.

    Clerk informs the House of the Speaker's absence pursuant to leave given, 25, 290, 307.

  III. Other Clerks:

    Clerk Assistant and Principal Clerk of the Table Office attend in the House, and other Clerks attend according to their duty, at the beginning of the new Parliament, 1.

CLOSURE OF DEBATE

  I. Closure Claimed and Question Put:

    In House:

    Adjournment:

    —On Question, That this House do now adjourn: agreed to, 163, 732.

    Opposition Days:

    Private Member's Motion:

    —On Question, That original words stand part of the Question (Opposition Day procedure being applied by Order, 363, 757), agreed to, 387, 763.

    Public Bills:

    —On Second Reading of a Private Member's Bill: agreed to, on Division, 290.

    —On Second Reading of new Clause proposed on consideration: agreed to, 341.

    Private Bills:

    —On Second Reading of a Bill: agreed to, on Division, 673.

    —On Second Reading of New Clause proposed on consideration: agreed to, on Division, 319.

    Government Motions:

    —On Amendment to Motion relating to Facilities of the House: agreed to, on Division, 274.

  II. Assent of Chair withheld:

    —On Second Reading of a Private Member's Bill: 290.

Committal to Prison in Default of Fines, Local Taxes, etc. (Abolition) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 649.

COMMITTEES OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

    [For proceedings in Committee of the whole House, see Bills, Public, IV]

  Government Bills:

Title of BillCommittedHouse resolves itself into CommitteeReported
Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security199207, 217220
European Communities (Amendment)4568, 84, 9191
European Communities (Finance)429898
Finance (specified Clauses and Schedules)524536, 540541
Human Reproductive Cloning [Lords]231231231
Mobile Telephones (Re-programming) [Lords]714726727
National Insurance Contributions549587588*
Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment)270285285

    * With an Amendment; † With Amendments.

COMMITTEES, JOINT

  I. Appointed under Standing Orders Relating to Public Business:

  1. Consolidation, &c., Bills:

    Commons Members appointed, 262.

    Message from the Lords, that they have appointed a Committee of twelve Lords to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons, 418.

    Commons concur with time of meeting proposed by the Lords, 431.

    Report relating to the European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Lords], 523.

    Message from the Lords, that they have amended their Standing Order relating to the Committee, 808.

  2. Human Rights:

    Message from the Lords, that they have appointed a Select Committee of six Lords to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons, 42.

    Commons Members appointed, 81.

COMMITTEES, JOINT, I.2—continued

    Lords concur with time of meeting proposed by the Commons, 84.

    Standing Order amended (power to adjourn from place to place extended), 282.

    —Lords communicate that they have made similar Amendment, 315.

    Member discharged; another added, 99.

    Member added, 195.

    Chairman chosen, 106.

    Standing Order amended, by reducing quorum to two when taking oral evidence, 195.

    Reports:

    First [Homelessness Bill], 155.

    Second [Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill], 193.

    Third [Proceeds of Crime Bill], 221.

    Fourth [Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill], 221.

    Fifth [Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill: Further Report], 240.

    Sixth [Mental Health 1983 (Remedial) Order 2001], 272.

    Seventh [Making of Remedial Orders], 272.

    Eighth [Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill], 272.

    Ninth [Scrutiny of Bills: Progress Report], 272.

    Tenth [Animal Health Bill], 306.

    Eleventh [Proceeds of Crime Bill: Further Report], 336.

    Twelfth [Employment Bill], 367.

    Thirteenth [Police Reform Bill [Lords]], 367.

    Fourteenth [Scrutiny of Bills: Private Members' Bills and Private Bills], 385.

    Fifteenth [Police Reform Bill: Further Report], 426.

    Sixteenth [Scrutiny of Bills: Further Progress Report], 520.

    Seventeenth [Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill], 613.

    Eighteenth [Scrutiny of Bills: Further Progress Report], 613.

    Nineteenth [Draft Communications Bill], 693.

    Twentieth [Draft Extradition Bill], 719.

    Twenty-first [Scrutiny of Bills: Further Progress Report], 719.

    Twenty-second [The Case for a Human Rights Commission: Interim Report], 719.

    Twenty-third [Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill: Further Report], 764.

    Twenty-fourth [Adoption and Children Bill: as amended by the House of Lords], 776.

    Twenty-fifth [Draft Mental Health Bill], 800.

    Twenty-sixth [Scrutiny of Bills: Final Progress Report], 800.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 437, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 581.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  3. Statutory Instruments:

    Message from the Lords, that they have appointed a Select Committee of seven Lords to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons, 28.

    Commons appoint seven Members and propose date and time of meeting, 39. Lords concur, 42.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Member discharged; another Member added, 542, 583.

    Orders of reference amended, 556.

    Reports from the Joint Committee:

    First, 59. Second, 67. Third, 88. Fourth, 106. Fifth, 131. Sixth, 144. Seventh, 158. Eighth, 173. Ninth, 189. Tenth, 205. Eleventh, 224. Twelfth, 243. Thirteenth, 258. Fourteenth, 277. Fifteenth, 295. Sixteenth, 309. Seventeenth, 323. Eighteenth, 340. Nineteenth, 353. Twentieth, 373. Twenty-first, 389. Twenty-second, 412. Twenty-third, 431. Twenty-fourth, 444. Twenty-fifth, 464. Twenty-sixth, 508. Twenty-seventh, 525. Twenty-eighth, 535. Twenty-ninth, 559. Thirtieth, 577. Thirty-first, 596. Thirty-second, 616. Thirty-third, 636. Thirty-fourth, 652. Thirty-fifth, 675. Thirty-sixth, 699. Thirty-seventh, 724. Thirty-eighth, 765. Thirty-ninth, 786. Fortieth, 807.

    Reports from the Select Committee:

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed:

    —Joint Committee, 815.

    —Select Committee, 815.

  4. Tax Simplification:

    Name of Committee changed to Tax law rewrite, 556.

  II. Other Joint Committees:

  1. Draft Communications Bill:

    Lords communicate that they have come to a Resolution on a Joint Committee on any draft Communications Bill presented to both Houses by a Minister of the Crown, and that the Committee should report not later than three months after any such Bill has been presented to both Houses, 518.

    Commons concur, and appoint Committee of six Members, 527.

    Lords communicate that they have appointed a Committee and propose time for meeting, 530.

    Commons concur, 532.

    Minutes of Evidence reported, 584, &c.

  2. House of Lords Reform:

    Lords communicate that they have come to a Resolution on a Joint Committee on House of Lords Reform, 587.

    Commons concur; appoint Select Committee of twelve Members; Committee nominated, 619.

    Lords communicate that they have appointed a Committee and propose time for meeting, 660. Commons concur, 661.

    Choice of Chairman reported, 675.

    Special Reports:

    First [House of Lords Reform: First Steps], 699.

COMMITTEES, SELECT

    [For Reports specified as the subjects of debates, see Adjournment Debates on Specified Subjects; House, X.]

COMMITTEES, SELECT—continued

  I. Appointed under Standing Orders relating to Public Business:

  1. Domestic Committees:

  Accommodation and Works:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Administration:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Reports:

    First [The Summer Line of Route-the 2001 opening and proposals for the future], 247. Approved, 329.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Catering:

    Nominated, 98.

    Chairman chosen, 135.

    Member discharged; another added, 774.

    Reports:

    First [Refreshment Facilities in the House of Commons], 682.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 544, 565.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Information:

    Nominated, 80.

    Chairman chosen, 141.

    Members discharged; others added, 200.

    Reports:

    First [Digital Technology: Working for Parliament and the Public], 671.

    Memoranda laid, 671.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

    2. Select Committees related to Government Departments:

  Culture, Media and Sport:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 106.

    Reports:

    First [Unpicking the Lock: World Athletics Championships in the UK], 188.

    Second [Testing the waters: the sport of swimming], 276.

    Third [Arts Development], 430.

    Fourth [Communications], 512.

    Fifth [Revisiting the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games], 559.

    Sixth [Wembley National Stadium Project], 664.

    Seventh [The Government's Proposals for Gambling: Nothing to Lose?], 703.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 131, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 559.

    Memorandum to be printed, 573.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Defence:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Member discharged; another added, 154.

    Reports:

    First [The Ministry of Defence Police: Changes in Jurisdiction proposed under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill 2001], 247.

    Second [The Threat from Terrorism], 264.

    Third [The Ministry of Defence reviews of Armed Forces' Pension and Compensation Arrangements], 529.

    Fourth [Major Procurement Projects], 659.

    Fifth [Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 2000, Licensing Policy and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny] (with Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry Committees), 699.

    Sixth [Defence and Security in the UK], 704.

    Seventh [The Future of NATO], 731.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Observations on the Sixth Report, Session 2000–01, on the Strategic Defence Review: The Reserve Forces], 96.

    Second [Government Observations on the Eighth Report from the Committee, Session 2000–01, on the MOD's Annual Reporting Cycle 2000–01], 96.

    Third [Government Response to the First Report], 258.

    Fourth [Government Response to the Second Report], 394.

    Fifth [Government Response to the Third Report], 704.

    Sixth [Government Response to the Fourth Report], 755.

    Seventh [Government Response to the Sixth Report], 755.

    Eighth [Government Response to the Seventh Report], 755.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 177, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 189, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Education and Skills:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Member discharged; another added, 185, 238.

    Reports:

    First [The Work of OFSTED], 347.

    Second [Standards and Quality in Education: The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools for 2000–01], 468.

    Third [Individual Learning Accounts], 512.

    Fourth [Appointment of New HMCI], 640.

    Fifth [Library Resources for Higher Education], 640.

    Sixth [Post–16 Student Support], 664.

    Special Reports:

    First [Response from the Government and from OFSTED to the Eighth Report from the Education and Employment Committee, Session 2000–01, on Standards and Quality in Education: The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools for 1999–2000], 96.

    Second [Government's and OFSTED's Response to the First Report], 416.

    Third [Government's Response to Third Report], 632.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.2—continued

    Fourth [Responses from Government and OFSTED to the Second Report], 640.

    Fifth [Government's and OFSTED's response to the Fourth Report], 743.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 148, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 264, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 106.

    Reports:

    First [The Impact of Foot and Mouth Disease], 300.

    Second [The Countryside Agency], 344.

    Third [Radioactive Waste: The Government's Consultation Process], 344.

    Fourth [Disposal of Refrigerators], 602.

    Fifth [Genetically Modified Organisms], 602.

    Sixth [The Departmental Annual Report 2002], 682.

    Seventh [Illegal Meat Imports], 704.

    Eighth [Hazardous Waste], 704.

    Ninth [The Future of UK Agriculture in a Changing World], 764.

    Tenth [The Role of DEFRA], 812.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government's Reply to the Eighth Report from the Agriculture Committee, Session 2000–01, on New Covent Garden Market], 135.

    Second [Government's Reply to the Seventh Report from the Agriculture Committee, Session 2000–01, on The Implementation of IACS in the European Union], 135.

    Third [Government's Reply to the Ninth Report from the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee, Session 2000–01, on The Draft Water Bill], 287.

    Fourth [Government's Reply to the Fifth Report from the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee, Session 2000–01, on Sustainable Waste Management], 377.

    Fifth [Government Reply to Second Report], 539.

    Sixth [Government Reply to First Report], 565.

    Seventh [Government Reply to the Third Report], 755.

    Eighth [Government Reply to the Fifth Report], 755.

    Ninth [Government Reply to the Sixth Report], 755.

    Tenth [Government Reply to the Seventh Report], 756.

    Eleventh [Government Reply to the Eighth Report], 756.

    Twelfth [Government Reply to the Fourth Report], 756.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 135, &c.

    —taken before Radioactive Waste Policy Sub-Committee, 221, &c.

    —taken before the Disposal of Refrigerators Sub-Committee, 385, &c.

    —taken before the Genetically-modified Organisms Sub-Committee, 464, &c.

    —taken before the Hazardous Waste Sub-Committee, 592, &c.

    —taken before the Illegal Meat Imports Sub-Committee, 616, &c.

    —taken before the Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy Sub-Committee, 764, &c.

    —taken before the Mid-term Review of the CAP Sub-Committee, 786, &c.

    Memoranda reported, laid before:

    —the Committee, 764.

    —Illegal Meat Imports Sub-Committee, 704.

    —Hazardous Waste Sub-Committee, 704.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, together with those of seven Sub-Committees, 814.

  Foreign Affairs:

    Motion for nomination negatived, 79.

    Nominated, 98.

    Chairman chosen, 109.

    Reports:

    First [Gibraltar], 243.

    Second [British-US Relations], 258.

    Third [Laeken European Council], 309.

    Fourth [Zimbabwe], 339.

    Fifth [Human Rights Annual Report 2001], 378.

    Sixth [Turkey], 507.

    Seventh [Foreign Policy Aspects of the War against Terrorism], 596.

    Eighth [Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 2000, Licensing Policy and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny] (with Defence, International Development and Trade and Industry Committees), 699.

    Ninth [Private Military Companies], 723.

    Tenth [Zimbabwe], 723.

    Eleventh [Gibraltar], 807.

    Twelfth [FCO Annual Report], 807.

    Special Reports:

    First [Appointment of Parliamentary Representatives to the Convention on the Future of Europe], 289.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 162, &c.

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 723.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Health:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Reports:

    First [The Role of the Private Sector in the NHS], 529.

    Second [National Institute for Clinical Excellence], 624.

    Third [Delayed Discharges], 704.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 135, &c.

    —Part of, 565.

    —Remainder of, 624.

    Memoranda reported, 129, 710.

    Memoranda to be printed, 750.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Home Affairs:

    Nominated, 79.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.2—continued

    Reports:

    First [The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill], 197.

    Second [Police Reform Bill], 525.

    Third [The Government's Drugs Policy: Is it Working?], 544.

    Fourth [The Conduct of Investigations into Past Cases of Abuse in Children's Homes], 764.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Second Report], 664.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 131, &c.

    Memoranda to be printed, 143, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  International Development:

    Nominated, 80.

    Chairman chosen, 109.

    Reports:

    First [The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan and the Surrounding Region], 272.

    Second [The Effectiveness of the Reforms of European Development Assistance], 464.

    Third [Global Climate Change and Sustainable Development], 693.

    Fourth [Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 2000, Licensing Policy and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny] (with Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry Committees), 699.

    Fifth [Financing for Development: Finding the money to eliminate world poverty], 704.

    Sixth [Department for International Development: Departmental Report 2002], 807.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to First Report], 359.

    Second [Government Response to Second Report], 652.

    Third [Government Response to the Fifth Report], 786.

    Fourth [Government Response to the Third Report], 786.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 144, &c.

    —Part of, 336.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Northern Ireland Affairs:

    Nominated, 99.

    Chairman chosen, 109.

    Reports:

    First [Introduction of the Aggregates Levy in Northern Ireland], 248.

    Second [The Financing of Terrorism in Northern Ireland: Interim Report on the Proceeds of Crime Bill], 359.

    Third [Introduction of the Aggregates Levy in Northern Ireland: The Government's Response], 512.

    Fourth [The Financing of Terrorism in Northern Ireland], including Government's Response to Second Report, 641.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Observations on the Fifth Report, Session 2000–01, on Miscellaneous Financial Matters and the Government's Response to the Committee's Third Report, Session 1999–2000], 162.

    Second [Government Response to Fourth Report, Session 2000–01, Legal Aid in Northern Ireland], 214.

    Third [Government Response to Second Report, Session 2000–01, The Parades Commission], 214.

    Fourth [Government Observations on the Third Report, Session 2000–01, on Relocation following Paramilitary Intimidation], 264.

    Fifth [Government Observations on the Third Report], 731.

    Sixth [Government Observations on the Fourth Report], 812.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 162, &c.

    Papers reported, 277.

    —Memoranda and a Paper, 347.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions

    Appointed and nominated, 715.

    Chairman chosen, 724.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Tenth Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee (Ordnance Survey)], 764.

    Minutes of Evidence ordered to be printed, 750, &c.

    —taken before the Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, 776.

    Memoranda ordered to be printed, 750.

    —laid before Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, 750.

    Minutes of Proceedings, together with those of the Sub-Committee, to be printed, 815.

  Science and Technology:

    Nominated, 185.

    Chairman chosen, 194.

    Reports:

    First [Cancer Research-A Follow-Up], 385.

    Second [Research Assessment Exercise], 454.

    Third [Science Education from 14 to 19], 659.

    Fourth [Developments in Human Genetics and Embryology], 682.

    Fifth [Government Funding of the Scientific Learned Societies], 731.

    Sixth [National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts: a follow-up], 761.

    Seventh [The Office of Science and Technology: Scrutiny Report 2002], 761.

    Eighth [Short Term Research Contracts in Science and Engineering], 813.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Fourth Report, Session 2000–01, The Scientific Advisory System], 212.

    Second [Government Response to the Sixth Report, Session 2000–01, Are We Realising Our Potential?], 212.

    Third [Government Response to the Seventh Report, Session 2000–01, Wave and Tidal Energy], 212.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.2—continued

    Fourth [Government Response to the Third Report, Session 2000–01, on The Scientific Advisory System: Scientific Advice on Climate Change], 288.

    Fifth [Government Response to the Second Report], 632.

    Sixth [Government Response to the Third Report], 756.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 265, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 280, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Scottish Affairs:

    Nominated, 80.

    Chairman chosen, 135.

    Member discharged; another added, 99.

    Reports:

    First [The Drinks Industry in Scotland], 193.

    Second [Job Creation Potential of the Modernised Forth, Clyde and Union Canal], 265.

    Third [Post Devolution News and Current Affairs Broadcasting in Scotland], 417.

    Fourth [Customs Services in Scotland], 530.

    Fifth [Employment in Shipbuilding on the Clyde], 659.

    Special Reports:

    First [Response from the Government and the Scottish Executive to the First Report], 417.

    Second [Government Response to the Fourth Report], 792.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 163, &c.

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 194.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Trade and Industry:

    Nominated (Amendment proposed, but not made), 80.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Member discharged; another added, 154, 384.

    Reports:

    First [End of Life Vehicles Directive], 224.

    Second [Security of Energy Supply], 321.

    Third [The Competitiveness and Productivity of UK Manufacturing Industry], 584.

    Fourth [Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 2000, Licensing Policy and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny] (with Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees), 699.

    Fifth [Managing the Nuclear Legacy: Comments on the Government White Paper], 724.

    Sixth [Fuel Poverty], 724.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Observations on the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth and Twelfth Reports of Session 2000–01 on Steel; Impact on Trade and Industry of Motor Fuel Taxation; Local Loop Unbundling; UK Online: The First Annual Report of the E-Minister and E-Envoy; Industrial and Trade Relations with Turkey; Ilisu Dam], 88.

    Second [Government Observations on the First Report], 389.

    Third [Government Observations on the Second Report], 584.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 144, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Transport:

    Committee appointed and nominated, 715.

    Chairman chosen, 731.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the First Special Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee, on the Attendance of a Minister from HM Treasury before the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee], 770.

    Second [Government Response to the Fifth Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee, on the European Transport White Paper], 792.

    Third [Government Response to the Eighteenth Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee, on National Air Traffic Services' Finances], 813.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 770, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Transport, Local Government and the Regions:

    Committee replaced by Transport Committee and Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning and Local Government and the Regions Committee, and unreported evidence to stand referred to those Committees, 715.

    Motion for nomination negatived, 80.

    Nominated, 99.

    Two chairmen chosen, 106.

    Reports:

    First [Passenger Rail Franchising and the Future of Railway Infrastructure], 314.

    Second [London Underground], 327.

    Third [Public Spaces: The Role of PPG 17 in the Urban Renaissance], 340.

    Fourth [The Attendance of Lord Birt at the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee], 378.

    Fifth [European Transport White Paper], 389.

    Sixth [Empty Homes], 389.

    Seventh [London Underground—The Public Private Partnership: Follow Up], 395.

    Eighth [10 Year Plan for Transport], 577.

    Ninth [Road Traffic Speed], 608.

    Tenth [Ordnance Survey], 608.

    Eleventh [Air Transport Industry], 641.

    Twelfth [The Need for a New European Regeneration Framework], 641.

    Thirteenth [Planning Green Paper], 649.

    Fourteenth [How the Local Government Act 2000 is working], 682.

    Fifteenth [Draft Local Government Bill], 705.

    Sixteenth [Tall Buildings], 705.

    Seventeenth [The Bus Industry], 705.

    Eighteenth [National Air Traffic Services' Finances], 705.

    Nineteenth [The New Towns: their problems and future], 705.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.2—continued

    Special Reports:

    First [The Attendance of a Minister from HM Treasury before the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee], 468.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 148, &c.

    —taken before Transport Sub-Committee, 135, &c.

    —taken before Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, 131, &c.

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence to be printed,

    —taken before the Transport Sub-Committee, 705.

    —taken before the Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, 705.

    Memoranda ordered to be printed, 131, 148.

    —laid before Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, 129, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, together with those of two Sub-Committees, 815.

  Treasury:

    Nominated (Amendment proposed, but not made), 80.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Reports:

    First [The 2001 Census in England and Wales], 373.

    Second [2002 Budget], 520.

    Third [The Office of Government Commerce], 559.

    Fourth [Monetary Policy Committee Confirmation Hearings], 581.

    Fifth [Banking, Consumers and Small Businesses], 699.

    Sixth [Financial Regulation of Public Limited Companies], 710.

    Seventh [Departmental Reports Review], 724.

    Eighth [Inland Revenue: Self Assessment Systems], 724.

    Ninth [Appointment of Sir Andrew Large as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee], 750.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Fifth Report, Session 2000–01, on Banking and the Consumer], 96.

    Second [Responses by the Government and the Bank of England to the Ninth Report, Session 2000–01, on The Monetary Policy Committee—An End of Term Report], 96.

    Third [Government Response to the Eighth Report, Session 2000–01, on The Royal Mint], 131.

    Fourth [Government Response to the Seventh Report, Session 2000–01, on The Government Actuary's Department], 131.

    Fifth [Government Response to the Sixth Report, Session 2000–01, on HM Customs and Excise: Collection of Excise Duties], 158.

    Sixth [Government Response to the Tenth Report from the Committee, Session 2000–01, on Equitable Life and the Life Assurance Industry: an Interim Report], 158.

    Seventh [Government Response to the Fourth Report, Session 2000–01, on The International Monetary Fund: A Blueprint for Parliamentary Accountability], 205.

    Eighth [Government Response to Third Report, Session 2000–01, on HM Treasury], 243.

    Ninth [Government Reply to First Report], 559.

    Tenth [Government Observations on Second Report], 675.

    Eleventh [Government Response to Third Report], 750.

    Twelfth [Government Response to Fifth Report], 750.

    Thirteenth [Government Response to Sixth Report], 750.

    Fourteenth [Government Response to Eighth Report], 750.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 131, &c.

    —taken before the Sub-Committee, 148, &c..

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 468.

    Memoranda ordered to be printed, 454.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, together with those of the Sub-Committee, 815.

  Welsh Affairs:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Reports:

    First [The Children's Society in Wales], 354.

    Second [Objective 1 European Funding for Wales], 565.

    Third [The Draft National Health Service (Wales) Bill], 665.

    Fourth [The Children's Society in Wales: Responses from the Government and the Charity Commission to the First Report], 665.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government's Response to First Report, Session 2000–01, on Wales in the World: the Role of the UK Government in promoting Wales abroad], 131.

    Second [The Response of the National Assembly for Wales to the First Report from the Committee, Session 2000–01, on Wales in the World: the Role of the UK Government in Promoting Wales Abroad], 148.

    Third [Social Exclusion in Wales: Response of the National Assembly for Wales to the Third Report, Session 1999–2000], 340.

    Fourth [Responses from the Government and the Welsh Assembly Government to the Second Report], 731.

    Fifth [Response of the Government to the Third Report], 750.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 144, &c.

    Memorandum reported, 173, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Work and Pensions:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Reports:

    First [‘ONE' Pilots: Lessons for Jobcentre Plus], 417.

    Second [Pension Credit], 454.

    Third [The Government's Employment Strategy], 724.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.2—continued

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Second Report from the Social Security Committee, Session 2000–01, on Integrated Child Credit], 141.

    Second [Government's Response to Second Report], 641.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 248, &c.

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 468.

    Memorandum reported, 96.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  

    3. Meeting concurrently pursuant to Standing Order (Select committees: power to work with other committees)

  Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry:

    Joint Reports:

    First [Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 2000, Licensing Policy and Prior Parliamentary Scrutiny], 699.

    Minutes of Evidence reported,

    —part of, 437.

    4. Other Committees appointed under Public Business Standing Orders:

  Broadcasting:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 163.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Deregulation and Regulatory Reform:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 88.

    Member discharged, 550.

    Orders of reference amended, and name changed to Regulatory Reform, 557.

    Resolutions reported [See Regulatory Reform]

    Reports from the Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee:

    First [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Special Occasions Licensing) Order 2001], 173.

    Second [The draft Regulatory Reform (Special Occasions Licensing) Order 2001], 212.

    Third [The draft Deregulation (Disposals of Dwelling-Houses by Local Authorities) Order 2001], 258.

    Fourth [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Voluntary Aided Schools Liabilities and Funding) (England) Order 2002], 323.

    Fifth [The draft Deregulation (Restaurant Licensing Hours) Order 2002, the draft Deregulation (Bingo and Other Gaming) Order 2002 and the proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Golden Jubilee Licensing) Order 2002], 339.

    Sixth [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002], 380.

    Seventh [The draft Regulatory Reform (Golden Jubilee Licensing) Order 2002 and the draft Regulatory Reform (Voluntary Aided Schools Liabilities and Funding) (England) Order 2002], 389.

    Eighth [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Carers' Allowance) Order 2002], 412.

    Ninth [The draft Deregulation (Correction of Birth and Death Entries in Registers or Other Records Order 2002; Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979) Order 2002)], 430.

    Tenth [The draft Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 and the draft Regulatory Reform (Carer's Allowance) Order 2002], 525.

    Reports from the Regulatory Reform Committee:

    Eleventh [The draft Regulatory Reform (Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979) Order 2002], 577.

    Twelfth [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Removal of 20 Member Limit in Partnerships etc) Order 2002], 699.

    Thirteenth [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Sugar Beet Research and Education) Order 2003], 765.

    Fourteenth [The draft Regulatory Reform (Removal of 20 Member Limit in Partnerships) Order 2002], 813.

    Special Reports from the Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee:

    First [Further Report on the Handling of Regulatory Reform Orders], 212.

    Special Reports from the Regulatory Reform Committee:

    Second [Operation of the Regulatory Reform Act], 699.

    Third [Handling of Regulatory Reform Orders (III)], 786.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 131, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Environmental Audit:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Member discharged; another added, 99, 169.

    Reports:

    First [Departmental Responsibilities for Sustainable Development], 314.

    Second [Pre-Budget Report 2001], 327.

    Third [UK Preparations for the World Summit on Sustainable Development], 417.

    Fourth [Measuring the Quality of Life: The 2001 Sustainable Development Headline Indicators], 659.

    Fifth [A Sustainable Energy Strategy? Renewables and the PIU Review], 682.

    Sixth [Buying Time for Forests: Timber Trade and Public Procurement], 719.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Response to the Second Report, Session 2000–01, on The Pre-Budget Report 2000: fuelling the debate], 96.

    Second [Government Response to the Second Report], 641.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 162, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  European Scrutiny:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Member added, 184.

    Member discharged; another added, 583.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.4—continued

    Reports:

    First, 96. Second, 135. Third, 162. Fourth, 177. Fifth [Convention to Prepare for the 2004 Inter-Governmental Conference], 177. Sixth, 193. Seventh, 212. Eighth, 229. Ninth, 247. Tenth, 264. Eleventh, 287. Twelfth, 300. Thirteenth [Appointment of Parliamentary Representatives to the Convention on the Future of Europe], 300. Fourteenth, 314. Fifteenth, 327. Sixteenth [Animal Testing and Cosmetic Products], 327. Seventeenth [European Arrest Warrant], 327. Eighteenth, 344. Nineteenth, 359. Twentieth, 394. Twenty-first, 416. Twenty-second, 435. Twenty-third, 454. Twenty-fourth, 468. Twenty-fifth, 507. Twenty-sixth, 512. Twenty-seventh, 529. Twenty-eighth, 539. Twenty-ninth, 565. Thirtieth [European Scrutiny in the Commons], 581. Thirty-first, 581. Thirty-second, 603. Thirty-third [Democracy and Accountability in the EU and the Role of National Parliaments], 603. Thirty-fourth, 641. Thirty-fifth, 659. Thirty-sixth, 682. Thirty-seventh, 704. Thirty-eighth, 756. Thirty-ninth, 770. Fortieth, 792. Forty-first, 812. Forty-second, 812.

    Special Reports:

    First [Government Observations on the Fifth Report], 264.

    Second [Government Observations on the Thirtieth Report], 770.

    Third [Government Observations on the Thirty-third Report], 770.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 162, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Finance and Services:

    Nominated, 200.

    Chairman chosen, 214.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  Liaison:

    Recommendations relating to consideration of Estimates, 194, 328, 566. Agreed with, 220, 338, 595.

    Speaker designates days on which Debates in Westminster Hall shall be on reports chosen by the Liaison Committee, 340.

    Standing Order made (with effect for current Parliament) designating chairmen of specified committees, and two other Members, as members of the Committee, 167. (Amendment made.)

    Orders of reference amended (power to take evidence from Prime Minister) (after Amendment negatived), 556.

    Chairman chosen, 197.

    Reports:

    First [The Work of the Select Committees 2001], 340.

    Second [Select Committees: Modernisation Proposals], 419.

    Special Reports:

    First [Evidence from the Prime Minister], 624.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 699.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Modernisation of the House of Commons

    Appointed (fifteen members), Order to be a Standing Order until the end of the present Parliament, 81.

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Members discharged; others added, 99, 169.

    Reports:

    First [Select Committees], 344. Approved (after Amendment negatived), 552.

    Second [Modernisation of the House of Commons: A Reform Programme], 731. Approved (after Amendments negatived), 778.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 135, &c.

    Memorandum to be printed, 258.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Procedure:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 106.

    Member discharged, 99.

    Standing Order amended (power given to appoint Specialist Advisers), 282.

    Reports:

    First [Making of Remedial Orders: Recommendations by the Joint Committee on Human Rights], 353.

    Second [Appointment of Deputy Speakers], 464.

    Third [Parliamentary Questions], 624. Approved (after Amendments negatived), 778.

    Special Reports:

    First [Major Infrastructure Projects: Proposed New Parliamentary Procedures], 652.

    Second [Government Response to Second Report], 710.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 353, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Public Accounts:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96, 135.

    Members discharged; others added, 631, 753.

    Reports:

    First [Managing Risk in Government Departments], 170.

    Second [Improving Construction Performance], 170.

    Third [The Cancellation of the Benefits Payment Card Project], 186.

    Fourth [The Re-negotiation of the PFI-type deal for the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds], 186.

    Fifth [Ministry of Defence: Major Projects Report 2000], 193.

    Sixth [Ministry of Defence: Major Projects Report 2000-The Role of the Equipment Capability Customer], 193.

    Seventh [Sale of Part of the UK Gold Reserves], 212.

    Eighth [Office of Water Services (OFWAT): Leakage and Water Efficiency], 212.

    Ninth [Tackling Obesity in England], 248.

    Tenth [The Acquisition of German Parcel], 248.

    Eleventh [Office of Gas and Electricity Markets: Giving Domestic Customers a Choice of Electricity Supplier], 254.

    Twelfth [The Radiocommunications Agency's joint venture with CMG], 254.

    Thirteenth [Regulating Housing Associations' Management of Financial Risk], 272.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.4—continued

    Fourteenth [The Millennium Dome], 293.

    Fifteenth [How English Further Education Colleges can improve Student Performance], 300.

    Sixteenth [Access to the Victoria and Albert Museum], 314.

    Seventeenth [Ministry of Defence: Maximising the Benefits of Defence Equipment Co-operation], 327.

    Eighteenth [Inland Flood Defence], 327.

    Nineteenth [Ship Surveys and Inspections], 344.

    Twentieth [Educating and training the future health professional workforce for England], 344.

    Twenty-first [Better Value for Money from Professional Services], 353.

    Twenty-second [The Channel Tunnel Rail Link], 359.

    Twenty-third [Report on Inland Revenue Appropriation Account 1999–2000], 359.

    Twenty-fourth [Ministry of Defence: The risk of fraud in property management], 367.

    Twenty-fifth [Excess Votes 2000–01], 368.

    Twenty-sixth [Better Regulation: Making Good Use of Regulatory Impact Assessments], 395.

    Twenty-seventh [The Medical Assessment of Incapacity and Disability Benefits], 395.

    Twenty-eighth [Better Public Services through Joint Working], 426.

    Twenty-ninth [Non-Competitive Procurement in the Ministry of Defence], 426.

    Thirtieth [The Auction of Radio Spectrum for the Third Generation of Mobile Phones], 454.

    Thirty-first [Postcomm: Opening the Post], 475.

    Thirty-second [The Implementation of the National Probation Service Information Systems Strategy], 512.

    Thirty-third [Income Tax Self Assessment], 512.

    Thirty-fourth [Policy Development: Improving Air Quality], 529.

    Thirty-fifth [Losses to the Revenue from frauds on alcohol duty], 530.

    Thirty-sixth [Progress on Resource Accounting], 581.

    Thirty-seventh [Handling Clinical Negligence Claims in England], 581.

    Thirty-eighth [NIRS2: Contract extension], 603.

    Thirty-ninth [Giving Confidently: The role of the Charity Commission in regulating charities], 603.

    Fortieth [NHS Direct in England], 613.

    Forty-first [Ministry of Defence: Major Projects Report 2001], 632.

    Forty-second [Managing the relationship to secure a successful partnership in PFI projects], 632.

    Forty-third [The use of funding competitions in PFI projects: The Treasury building], 641.

    Forty-fourth [The misuse and smuggling of hydrocarbon oils], 641.

    Forty-fifth [Inpatient and Outpatient Waiting in the NHS], 652.

    Forty-sixth [Inappropriate Adjustments to NHS Waiting Lists], 652.

    Forty-seventh [The Landfill Tax Credit Scheme], 652.

    Forty-eighth [Department for International Development: Performance Management-Helping to reduce World Poverty], 659.

    Forty-ninth [Ensuring that Policies deliver Value for Money], 659.

    Fiftieth [Pipes and Wires], 659.

    Fifty-first [Agricultural fraud: the case of Joseph Bowden], 704.

    Fifty-second [e-Revenue], 704.

    Fifty-third [Reducing Prisoner Reoffending], 704.

    Fifty-fourth [Improving Public Services through e-Government], 704.

    Fifty-fifth [Fraud and Error in Income Support], 704.

    Fifty-sixth [Ministry of Defence: Combat Identification], 705.

    Fifty-seventh [The operation and wind-up of Teesside Development Corporation], 705.

    Fifty-eighth [Improving Student Achievement and Widening Participation in Higher Education in England], 705.

    Fifty-ninth [Delivering the Commercialisation of Public Sector Science], 705.

    Sixtieth [Royal travel by air and rail], 705.

    Sixty-first [The Management of Surplus Property by Trusts in the NHS in England], 705.

    Sixty-second [The New Deal for Young People], 705.

    Sixty-third [Construction of Portcullis House, the new Parliamentary building], 705.

    Sixty-fourth [Public Private Partnerships: Airwave], 800.

    Sixty-fifth [Awarding the new licence to run the National Lottery], 800.

    Sixty-sixth [Progress in achieving Government on the Web], 800.

    Sixty-seventh [Inland Revenue: Tax Credits], 813.

    Sixty-eighth [Collection of fines and other financial penalties in the criminal justice system], 813.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 135, &c.

    —Part of, 170, &c.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

    Resolution relating to Reports, 316.

  Public Administration:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Members discharged; others added, 383, 753.

    Reports:

    First [Public Participation: Issues and Innovations: The Government's Response to the Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2000–01], 164.

    Second [The Ministerial Code: Improving the Rule Book—The Government's Response to the Committee's Third Report of Session 2000–01], 250.

    Third [Special Advisers: Boon or Bane?: The Government Response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2000–01], 269.

    Fourth [Ministerial Accountability and Parliamentary Questions: The Government Response to the Committee's Second Report of Session 2000–01], 269.

    Fifth [The Second Chamber—Continuing the Reform], 353.

COMMITTEES, SELECT, I.4—continued

    Sixth [The Second Chamber: Continuing the Reform—The Government's Response to the Committee's Fifth Report], 516.

    Seventh [The Public Service Ethos], 607.

    Eighth [‘These Unfortunate Events': Lessons of Recent Events at the former DTLR], 687.

    Ninth [Ministerial Accountability and Parliamentary Questions], 710.

    Minutes of Evidence to be printed, 137, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 289.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  Regulatory Reform (See Deregulation and Regulatory Reform above)

  Standards and Privileges:

    Nominated, 81.

    Chairman chosen, 96.

    Members discharged; others added, 169, 384.

    Reports:

    First [Complaint against Mr Geoffrey Robinson: Supplementary Report], 144. Approved, and Member suspended for three weeks, 159.

    Second [Complaint against Mr Roy Beggs], 158.

    Third [Complaint against Mr John Maxton], 158.

    Fourth [Restrictions on the Initiation of Parliamentary Proceedings: A Consultation Paper], 277.

    Fifth [Complaints against Mr Keith Vaz], 347. Approved, and Member suspended for one month, 355.

    Sixth [Registration of interests by Members who have not taken their seat], 353. Approved, 442.

    Seventh [Complaints against Mr Nigel Griffiths], 353.

    Eighth [Complaints against Mr Archy Kirkwood], 508.

    Ninth [A new Code of Conduct and Guide to the Rules], 508. Approved, 557.

    Tenth [Complaint against Mr Peter Brooke], 724.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 815.

  II. Appointed under Standing Orders relating to Private Business:

  Selection:

    Nominated, 41.

    Member discharged; another added, 132, 167.

    Motion to discharge a member and add another objected to; Debate stood adjourned, 751.

    —Order read; debate ordered to be resumed on a future day, 756, &c.

    Resolutions reported:

    —relating to changes in the composition of Standing Committees, 50.

    —relating to Motions to alter the membership of Select Committees, 50.

    Reports relating to:

    —appointment of two Members to be consulted, &c., by the Speaker on Money Bills, 50.

    —designation of Standing Committee C as the Standing Committee in which Government Bills are not to have precedence, 50.

    —nomination of the Committee on Unopposed Bills (Panel), 135.

    —nomination of Provisional Orders (Scotland) (Panel), 247.

    —nomination of the Standing Orders Committee, 148.

    —nomination of Members to serve on Standing Committees:

    —Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation, 47, &c.

    —European Standing Committees, 134.

    —Standing Committee on Regional Affairs, 148.

    —Northern Ireland Grand Committee (additional Members), 134, 264, 769.

    —Welsh Grand Committee (additional Members), 134.

    —Second Reading Committee, 210.

    —Standing Committees on Bills, 47, &c.

    —Special Standing Committee on a Bill, 160.

    —Discharge of members of Standing Committees,

    —and appointment of others, 62, &c.

    —Appointment of an additional member, 109, 293.

  Standing Orders:

    Nominated by the Committee of Selection, 148.

    Report, that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with and parties be permitted to insert Additional Provisions, 633.

Unopposed Bills

    Panel of Members appointed by the Committee of Selection, 135.

III. Programming Committees

BillNominatedReportsResolutions agreed to
Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security201 (7 members)202206
European Communities (Amendment)59 (8 members)6468
European Communities (Finance)84 (8 members), 88 (one member in place of another)8997
Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment)276 (7 members), 284 (one member in place of another)
Proceeds of Crime350 (7 members)362369

COMMITTEES, SELECT—continued

IV. Reasons Committees (Lords Amendments disagreed to):

    Reasons Committees appointed; Reasons reported and agreed to:

    Animal Health Bill, 811, 811.*

    Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill: 261, 262; 268, 268.

    Export Control Bill: 629, 629.

    National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill: 578, 579.*

    Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill, 804, 805.

    Proceeds of Crime Bill, 707, 707.

    * A single Reason

V. Miscellaneous:

    1. Numbers of Members appointed:

    Five (Committee to draw up reasons), 261, &c.

    Eleven (Transport; Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions), 715.

    Fifteen (Modernisation of the House of Commons), 81.

    2. Quorum appointed:

    Standing Order (Quorum of select committees) amended, 56.

    Standing Order (Human Rights (Joint Committee)) amending, providing that quorum shall be two (instead of three) for the purposes of taking evidence, 195.

    Three (Committee to draw up reasons), 261, &c.

    3. Nomination and discharging of Members:

    Committees nominated, 81, 200.

    —Motion proposed on behalf of Committee of Selection, 79, 98–9, 185, 715.

    —Amendment proposed, but not made, 80(2).

    —Nomination to be a Standing Order (Committee of Selection), 41.

    Motion for nomination negatived, 79, 80.

    Standing Order made (with effect for current Parliament) relating to membership of the Liaison Committee, 167 (Amendment made).

    Requirements of paragraph (2)(a) of Standing Order (Nomination of select committees) (regarding length of notice) disapplied, 98, 715.

    Members discharged; others added, 99, 169.

    —Motion proposed on behalf of Committee of Selection, 98, &c.

    —Member discharged, 99, 550.

    —Member added, 99, &c.

    Resolution reported from Committee of Selection on Motions to alter the membership of Select Committees, 50.

4. Reports:

    Resolutions reported:

    —Committee of Selection, 50.

    Reports made and ordered to be printed, 59, &c.

    —during adjournment, pursuant to Standing Order (Select committees (adjournment of the House)), 743.

    Government replies, &c., to reports;

    —published by Her Majesty's Command, 70, &c.

    —published as Special Reports from Committees, 88, &c.

    —Special Report from a Committee other than that which produced the Report, 135, &c.

    —published as a Reports from Committees, 250, &c.

    —laid as a Memorandum, 508.

    Minutes of evidence ordered to be printed, 131, &c.

    —part of, 170, &c.

    —remainder of, 624.

    —during adjournment, pursuant to Standing Order (Select committees (adjournment of the House)), 743.

    Appendices to Minutes of Evidence ordered to be printed, 194, &c.

    Memoranda reported, 96, 173.

    —and ordered to be printed, 129, 131.

    —ordered to be printed during the Adjournment, pursuant to Standing Order (Select committees (adjournment of the House)), 129.

    Papers laid, 277.

    Unreported evidence to stand referred to two new Committees, 715.

    5. Miscellaneous:

    Chairman appointed, 261, &c. (Committee to draw up Reasons).

    Committees report choice of Chairman, 88, &c.

    —Report made by another Member, 96.

    —Appointment of two chairmen reported, 106.

    —Joint committee, 106, 675.

    Resolution about payment for Chairmen, 555 (and another motion negatived).

    Standing Order (Select Committees (power to work with other committees)) made, 56. Amended, 556, 557.

    Standing Order of a Committee amended (power given to appoint specialist advisers), 282.

    Standing Order of a Joint Committee amended (power to adjourn from place to place extended), 282.

    Standing Order (Term limits for chairmen of select committees) made, 556.

COMMITTEES, STANDING

    [For European Standing Committees, see European Community Documents, II; for Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation, see Delegated Legislation.]

COMMITTEES, STANDING—continued

I. Government Bills Committed to Standing Committees

Title of BillCommittedAllocated by
the Speaker
Reported
Adoption and Children153301
Animal Health183E, 192.240
British Overseas Territories [Lords]213§D, 228.248
Civil Defence (Grant)226§E, 246.255*
Commonhold and Leasehold Reform [Lords]281D, 286.315
Education241G, 246.315
Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland)64D, 71.138
Employment223F, 228.315
Enterprise448B, 452.566
Export Control60B, 71.136
Finance (except specified Clauses and Schedules)524F, 528.633
Football (Disorder) (Amendment)126§A, 133.141
Homelessness39§A, 47.73
International Development [Lords]175§D, 192.222*
Justice (Northern Ireland)304F, 313.360
Land Registration [Lords]237§D, 246.265*
National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions202A, 210.265
Nationality, Immigration and Asylum509E, 514.573
Office of Communications [Lords]291E, 298.337*
Police Reform [Lords]532A, 563.642
Proceeds of Crime156B, 161.336
Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) [Lords]647§A, 656.671*
Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates)145A, 160.178
State Pension Credit [Lords]438A, 452.513*
Tax Credits251A, 263.315
Tobacco Advertising and Promotion [Lords]518A, 528.552*
Travel Concessions (Eligibility) [Lords]167§A, 192.202*

    * With an Amendment; † With Amendments; ‡ With Amendments and an amended Title.

    § Bill stood committed under Standing Order (Committal of bills) (other Bills were committed under terms of a Programme Order).

    ¶ Bill committed to a Special Standing Committee.

    Committees report Resolutions relating to allotting of days for remaining stages of Bills:

    —Adoption and Children Bill, 293, 301.

    —Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords], 315.

    —Education Bill, 301.

    —Police Reform Bill [Lords], 633.

II. Private Members' Bills committed to Standing Committees

Title of BillStood committedAllocated by
the Speaker
Reported
Commonwealth318C, 656.676
Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement)215C, 228.284
Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons)420C, 452; D, 456.525
Divorce (Religious Marriages)152D, 161.174
Employee Share Schemes302C, 326; B, 357.373
Home Energy Conservation234C, 246.368
Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment)472C, 528; B, 585.683
Industrial and Provident Societies318G, 326.355
Marine Wildlife Conservation152C, 176.206*
National Heritage [Lords]303C, 392.412*
Pension Annuities (Amendment)290C, 312; A, 343.378
Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Bill472C, 563.597

    * With an Amendment; † With Amendments; ‡ With Amendments and an amended Title.

    Committee of Selection designates Standing Committee C as the Committee on which Government Bills shall not have precedence, 50.

COMMITTEES, STANDING—continued

  III. Bills referred to Second Reading Committees

Title of BillReferred or *stood referredReport recommending second reading
Land Registration [Lords]178*230

IV. Scottish Grand Committee

    Motion providing for a sitting at Westminster on a substantive Motion for the adjournment, 190, 324(2), 474, 635.

    Order modifying Standing Order (Scottish Grand Committee (substantive motions for the adjournment)) in respect of notice required of the subject for a certain sitting, 474.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

V. Welsh Grand Committee

    Matters referred (with provision for sittings at Westminster and for taking questions for oral answer):

    —Government's legislative programme, as outlined in the Queen's Speech, as it relates to Wales, 28; reported, 42.

    —Pre-Budget Statement and its implication for Wales, 190; reported, 225.

    —Budget Statement and its implication for Wales, 439; reported, 509.

    —The draft National Health Service (Wales) Bill (no provision for questions for oral answer), 677; reported, 694.

    Order, That notwithstanding paragraph (1) of Standing Order (Welsh Grand Committee (composition and business)), in respect of a certain meeting, the Welsh Grand Committee shall consist of all Members representing Welsh constituencies, together with two named Members, 39.

    Two additional Members nominated by Committee of Selection, 134.

    A Member discharged and another added, 201.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

VI. Northern Ireland Grand Committee

    Legislative Proposals and other Matters referred, with provision for sittings at Westminster:

    —Proposal for a draft Criminal Injuries Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order (with provision for adjournment debate), 244 (no Report).

    —Scope for a Bill of Rights in Northern Ireland (with provision for adjournment debate), 588 (no Report).

    —Proposal for a draft Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, 757. Reported, 771.

    Twenty-two additional Members nominated, 134.

    Members discharged and others nominated, 264, 769, 772.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

VII. Standing Committee on Regional Affairs

    Matters referred (with provision for a sitting at Westminster):

    —Regional Governance in England, 245; reported, 273.

    —Regional Development Agencies, 414; reported, 436.

    —White Paper ‘Your Region, Your Choice: Revitalising the English Regions' (Cm 5511), 689; reported, 700.

    Thirteen Members nominated, 148.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  VIII. Standing Committee on the Convention:

    Appointed, 599. Lords give leave for Alternate Representatives and other Lords to attend, 628.

    Reports that the Committee has considered Reports from the United Kingdom Representatives:

    —First and Second Reports, 695.

    —Third and Fourth Reports, 765.

    Minutes of Proceedings to be printed, 814.

  IX. Miscellaneous:

    1. Chairmen of Standing Committees:

    Members appointed Chairmen of Standing Committees by the Speaker:

    —Standing Committees on Bills, 37, &c.

    —an additional Chairman, 67.

    —Grand Committees, 30, &c.

    —Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation, 47, &c.

    —one Chairman in place of another, 162, &c.

    —European Standing Committees, 197, &c.

    —Standing Committee on the Convention, 686.

    —Standing Committee on Regional Affairs, 686.

    2. Members of Standing Committees:

    Resolution reported by Committee of Selection relating to changes in membership of Standing Committees on Bills, 50.

    Order relating to membership of Welsh Grand Committee, 39.

    3. Sittings:

    Leave for Standing Committee to sit twice on first day, 43, 132, 196.

    —As part of Programme Order, 60, &c.

    Order, That on a future day, the Order relating to meetings of Standing Committees shall apply as if that day were a Thursday, 429.

    Order, That on a future day, no Standing Committee shall sit earlier than half-past Three o'clock (as part of a wider Order), 509.

    4. Allocations and Referrals:

    Instruments, previously allocated to one Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, allocated to another Committee, 626.

Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 199. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 281. D, 286. Resolutions reported from Committee, 315. Reported, with Amendments, 315. As amended, considered; further consideration stood adjourned, 402. Further considered; Queen's and Prince of Wales's Consent signified; read the third time and passed, with Amendments, 413. To which the Lords agree, with a consequential Amendment, 460. Lords consequential Amendment agreed to, 510. (Cited as Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002) Royal Assent, 526.

    Money Resolution, 282.

    Programme Order, 281. Supplemental Orders, 328, 402.

Commonwealth Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 318. C, 656. Reported, without Amendment, 676. Not amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 711. Agreed to by the Lords, 6th November 2002 (no entry). (Cited as Commonwealth Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Companies: Draft Uncertificated Securities Regulations 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 161. Reported, 174. Approved, 184.

    Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 317), allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 377. Reported, 396. Approved, 404.

    Draft Companies (Particulars of Usual Residential Address) (Confidentiality Orders) Regulations 2002 and Companies (Competent Authority) (Fees) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 502), allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 416. Reported, 423. Approved, 429.

    Draft Directors' Remuneration Report Regulations 2002, allocated to the Tenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 658. Reported, 676. Approved, 691.

Companies Act 1989 (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 378.

Compulsory Voting Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 222.

Consolidated Fund Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 256. Read the second and third times and passed, 261. Speaker's Certificate, 265. Agreed to by the Lords, 17th December 2001 (no entry). (Cited as Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act 2001) Royal Assent, 274.

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 397. Read the second and third times and passed, 403. Speaker's Certificate, 412. Agreed to by the Lords, 423. (Cited as Consolidated Fund Act 2002) Royal Assent, 426.

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 69. Read the second and third times and passed, 78. Speaker's Certificate, 84. Agreed to by the Lords, 84. (Cited as Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2001) Royal Assent, 97.

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 643. Read the second and third times and passed, 647. Speaker's Certificate, 649. Agreed to by the Lords, 660. (Cited as Appropriation Act 2002) Royal Assent, 669.

Constitutional Law: Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No. 2) Order 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 71. Reported, 78. Approved, 85.

    Draft National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 146. Reported, 153. Approved, 157.

    Draft Adjacent Waters Boundaries (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 357. Reported, 362. Approved, 371.

    Draft National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Tenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 409. Approved, 414.

    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2002 and draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 570. Approved, 576.

    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc.) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 681. Reported, 694. Approved, 701.

    Draft Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 769. Reported, 787. Approved, 798.

Contracting Out: Draft Contracting Out of Functions (Tribunal Staff) Order 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 95. Reported, 141. Approved, 154.

    Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Highway Functions) (England) Order 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 229. Reported, 251. Approved, 256.

    Draft Contracting Out (Functions in relation to Apsley House) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Committee discharged, 302. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 326. Reported, 341. Approved, 349.

    Draft Contracting Out (Local Education Authority Functions) (England) Order 2002, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 358. Reported, 386. Approved, 391.

    Draft Contracting Out (Functions of Local Authorities: Income-related Benefits) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 680. Reported, 689. Approved, 697.

Control of Fireworks Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 281.

Control of Fireworks (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 684.

Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 215. C, 228. Reported, without Amendment, 284. Not amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 457. Agreed to by the Lords, 695. (Cited as Copyright, etc., and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91. Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 409. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 420. C, 452. Transferred to D, 456. Reported, with Amendments, 525. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 625. Agreed to by the Lords, 744. (Cited as Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Corporate Responsibility Bill: Presented and read the first time, 597.

Corporate Responsibility (Environmental, Social and Financial Reporting) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 744.

Countryside: Draft Vehicular Access Across Common or other Land (England) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 580. Reported, 614. Approved, 635.

    Countryside (Provisional and Conclusive Maps) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1710), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 763. Allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 769. Reported, 776.

    Local Access Forums (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1836), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 774. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 791. Reported, 796.

Court of Referees on Private Bills: Members appointed by the Speaker, 361.

Criminal Evidence (Prohibition of Sale) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 390.

Criminal Evidence (Prohibition of Sale) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 695.

Criminal Law: Draft Drug Abstinence Order (Responsible Officer) (No. 2) Order 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 134. Reported, 139. Approved, 142.

    Draft Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) Order 2002, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 601. Reported, 609. Approved, 615.

    Draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 580. Reported, 614. Approved, 630.

Dangerous Drugs: Draft Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 1990 (Modification) Order 2001 and draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) Order 2001, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 162. Reported, 189. Approved, 200.

Data Protection: Draft Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) (Elected Representatives) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 755. Reported, 787. Approved, 798.

Data Protection (Amendment) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 598.

DEBATE

  I. Debates Adjourned and Debates Resumed:

    1. Addresses:

    Address of Thanks (Queen's Speech):

    —ordered to be adjourned, 18.

    —stood adjourned, 22, &c.

    —resumed, 22, &c.

    2. Bills, Private:

    Motion to revive a Bill objected to; Debate ordered to be resumed on a future day, 41, 45, 89.

    Motion to suspend a Bill objected to; Debate ordered to be resumed on a future day at Seven o'clock, 751. Resumed and motion agreed to, 766.

    3. Bills, Public:

    Second Reading of Private Member's Bill:

    —stood adjourned, 152, 165.

    —resumed and stood adjourned, 318, 420.

    Amendment proposed on consideration of Private Member's Bill:

    —stood adjourned, 546.

    4. Committees, Select:

    Motion to change membership of Committee of Selection objected to; Debate ordered to be resumed on a future day, 751.

    5. Delegated Legislation:

    Motion to revoke a Statutory Instrument:

    —stood adjourned, 213.

    6. Motions for an Order:

    —Debate stood adjourned, 37.

    —Resumed and stood adjourned, 39, 58, 107.

    —Order read; Debate ordered to be resumed on future day, 43, 61, 66, 69, 74, 82, 86, 92, 99.

    —Resumed and Question agreed to, 126.

    —Motion for Debate to be adjourned; House resolves to adjourn, 242. Debate resumed and Question agreed to, 245.

    7. Motion for a Resolution:

    —Opposition Day: Debate on Question, That the original words stand part of the Question stood adjourned, 428.

    —Opposition Day: Debate on Motion stood adjourned after three hours (pursuant to Order, 695), 696.

DEBATE, I—continued

    8. Ways and Means motion:

    Motion relating to Amendment of the Law:

    —Debate stood adjourned, 465.

    —Resumed and stood adjourned, 469.

    —Resumed and Debate ordered to be adjourned, 473.

    —Resumed and Question agreed to, 476.

    9. Adjournment of the House:

    Debate stood adjourned at Ten o'clock and resumed after exemption Motion passed, 124, 715.

  II. Miscellaneous:

    Debates stood adjourned, it being:

    —Half-past Two o'clock, 23, &c.

    —Seven o'clock, 22, &c.

    —Ten o'clock, 25, &c.

    —After Ten o'clock, 27.

    Debates ordered to be adjourned, 18, &c.

    Debates to be resumed on a future day, 18, &c.

    Debate adjourned and resumed (for announcement of result of deferred Divisions), 701.

Defence: Draft Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 614. Approved, 631.

DELEGATED LEGISLATION

  I. Resolutions to Approve Statutory Instruments and Other Delegated Legislation:

    (for Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Orders, see Regulatory Reform)

SubjectDescription of Instrument, &c.Question put and agreed toQuestion put forthwith
pursuant to Standing Order
and agreed to
AgricultureOrder86
Regulations157
AnimalsDraft Regulations605
Code606(2)
Betting, Gaming and LotteriesDraft Order631
Civil AviationDraft Order242(2), 252, 335
CompaniesDraft Regulations184, 429, 691
Regulations404, 429
Constitutional LawDraft Order85, 157, 371, 414, 576(2), 701, 798
Contracting OutDraft Order154, 256, 349, 391, 697
CountrysideDraft Regulations635
Criminal LawDraft Order142, 615, 630
Dangerous DrugsDraft Order200(2)
Data ProtectionDraft Order798
DefenceDraft Order631
DentistsDraft Order200, 542
Draft Regulations542
DesignsDraft Regulations156
EducationDraft Code69 (Motion made and Question put, 65)167
Draft Order410
ElectricityDraft Order252, 397, 425
Employment and TrainingDraft Order342(2)
Environmental ProtectionDraft Regulations541, 562, 635
European CommunitiesDraft Order184, 774
European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, Section 5Assessment91 (Motion made and Question put, 82)256, 701
ExtraditionDraft Regulations278630
Family LawDraft Regulations510, 679
Draft Order679
Fees and ChargesDraft Order611
Financial Services and MarketsOrder463
Draft Order606
FlagsDraft Regulations576
Government Trading FundsDraft Order375, 424, 662
Health ProfessionsDraft Order226
HighwaysDraft Regulations256
HousingDraft Order650
Human RightsOrder208 (Motion made and Question put, 200)
ImmigrationDraft Order74, 414, 638
Income TaxDraft Order226(2), 788(2)
Industrial DevelopmentDraft Order308
Industrial Organisation and DevelopmentDraft Order631
Insider DealingDraft Order635
InsolvencyDraft Regulations679
International Immunities and PrivilegesDraft Order65(2), 172(5), 630, 635(2)
Investigatory PowersDraft Order157, 588, 635, 678(2) (Motion made and Question put, 662)
Legal Services CommissionDraft Regulations226, 519
Local GovernmentDraft Order248, 410
Draft Regulations323, 388
Local Government FinanceReport32485–6(4), 154, 188, 190 (Motion made and Question put, 188), 274, 414, 424, 429, 510(2), 533, 630, 643(2), 662, 691(2), 696, 720, 725
London GovernmentDraft Order154
Mental HealthOrder463
Ministers of the CrownDraft Order311
National Health ServiceDraft Regulations571
Northern IrelandDraft Order8269(2) (Motion made and Question put, 66), 157, 172, 371, 410, 679, 759, 774, 806
Order98172(4), 789(2)
Draft Scheme506
Nurses and MidwivesDraft Order226
Overseas DevelopmentDraft Order691
PartnershipDraft Regulations429(2)
Regulations429
PensionsDraft Order363
PoliceDraft Regulations65, 309, 371
Report324
Order524
Postal ServicesDraft Order65, 311(2)
Prevention and Suppression of TerrorismDraft Rules669
Draft Order787697
PrisonsOrder172
Rehabilitation of OffendersDraft Order226, 356
Representation of the PeopleDraft Regulations85(3), 691, 692, 708
Road TrafficDraft Order252
Draft Regulations643
Sea FisheriesScheme173
Social SecurityDraft Regulations92 (Motion made and Question put, 86), 139, 256, 541, 635, 679
Draft Order363375, 404, 425, 650
Social Security (Northern Ireland)Draft Regulations542
Sports Grounds and Sporting EventsDraft Order69
Supreme Court of England and WalesDraft Rules510, 669
Draft Order798
Tax CreditsDraft Regulations701(4)
TaxesRegulations274
Terms and Conditions of EmploymentDraft Regulations85, 184, 679, 697(2), 805, 806(2)
TerrorismDraft Order238, 352, 700
Town and Country PlanningDraft Regulations66, 397
Transport (Scotland)Draft Order85
TreasureCode701
Draft Order701
Value Added TaxOrder536
Veterinary SurgeonsDraft Order506

  II. Questions Negatived for Presenting Addresses for Annulment of Statutory Instruments:

    Agriculture, 329.

    Social Security, 150.

  III. Questions, That Statutory Instruments be Revoked:

    Motion that a Statutory Instrument be revoked: Debate stood adjourned at Seven o'clock on a Thursday:

    Insolvency, 213.

  IV. Statutory Instruments Referred to Standing Committees on Delegated legislation:

SubjectDescription of Instrument, &c.Referred:Reported:
Aggregates LevyRegulations474518
Animal HealthRegulations576617
AnimalsOrder286, 404, 455
Building and BuildingsRegulations178, 595206, 614
CountrysideRegulations763, 774776, 796
Electoral CommissionOrder595628
HighwaysRegulations757801
HousingOrder282, 384, 619291, 417, 649
ImmigrationRules305324
Local GovernmentOrder356, 442, 595427, 465, 617
London GovernmentRegulations757(2)808(2)
Merchant ShippingRegulations715761
National Health ServiceRegulations305337
ParliamentRegulations697719
PensionsRegulations442, 519462, 552
Powers of AttorneyRules615(2)642(2)
Public HealthRegulations285324
Rating and ValuationOrder349, 350373(2)
Social CareRegulations285, 286(2), 635324, 321(2), 660
Social SecurityRegulations442, 519465, 532
Town and Country PlanningOrder178206
TransportRegulations715759
Tribunals and InquiriesRules644671
UtilitiesDraft Guidance774808
Wireless TelegraphyRegulations474535

  V. Miscellaneous:

    Delegated legislation allocated by the Speaker to particular Standing Committees, 47 &c.

    —to an existing Committee, 176.

    Delegated legislation referred to Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation, 178, &c.

    Delegated legislation reported from Standing Committees, 206, &c.

    Delegated legislation approved, 82, &c.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), 65, &c.

    —after Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Consideration of draft deregulation orders), 227, &c.

    —after Question put after one and a half hours, pursuant to Standing Order (Proceedings under an Act or on European Community documents), 65, 82.

    Motion to annul Delegated legislation negatived:

    —after Question put after one and a half hours, pursuant to Standing Order (Proceedings under an Act or on European Community documents), 150.

    Orders, providing that certain documents be treated as if they were instruments subject to the provisions of Standing Order (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation):

    —Pre-Budget Report 2001, for purposes of approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, 238.

DELEGATED LEGISLATION, V—continued

    —Financial Statement and Budget Report and Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report 2002–03, 655.

    —Revised Treasure Act 1996 Code of Practice, 669.

    —draft Social and Environmental Guidance to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (and referred to a Standing Committee), 774.

    Communications declaring that specified Statutory Instruments had come into operation before copies were laid before the House of Lords, laid upon the Table by the Speaker, 28, &c.

Dentists: Draft Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 176. Reported, 189. Approved, 200.

    Draft Dental Auxiliaries (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and draft Dentists Act 1984 (Dental Auxiliaries) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 529. Reported, 535. Approved, 542.

DEREGULATION

    [For Reports from Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee, see Committees, Select, I, 4. For proceedings on Deregulation Orders, see Regulatory Reform.]

Designs: Draft Registered Designs Regulations 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 146. Reported, 153. Approved, 156.

Dignity at Work Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 587.

Disability Discrimination (Amendment) Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 513. Read the first time, 523.

DIVISIONS

  I. Deferred Divisions (under Order of 28th June 2001):

    Sessional Order relating to Deferred Divisions, 37.

    —Continued in effect till end of following Session, 784.

    Speaker's opinion as to the decision of a Question being challenged, Division deferred till following Wednesday, pursuant to Order, 65, &c.

    Speaker announces results of Divisions which had been deferred, pursuant to Order, 190, 259, 677, 701, 726.

    —Chairman announces results, 69, 91, 208.

    Order (Deferred Divisions) not to apply to certain business, 79, 98, 550, 611, 695.

  II. Miscellaneous:

    Teller reports correction to number of Ayes in Division held earlier the same sitting; Speaker directs Journal to be corrected accordingly, 463.

Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 141. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 152. D, 161. Reported, without Amendment, 174. Not amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 457. Agreed to by the Lords, 714. (Cited as Divorce (Religious Marriages) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

Domestic Combined Heat and Power (Reduction in VAT) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 725.

Duty Free Imports (Personal Use) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 752.

Education: Draft Special Educational Needs Codes of Practice, approved, 69 (Motion made and Question put, 65), 167.

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Voluntary Aided Schools Liabilities and Funding) (England) Order 2002, approved, 410. [See Regulatory Reform.]

Education Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 213. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 241. G, 246. Resolution reported from Committee, 301. Reported, with Amendments, 315. As amended, considered; further consideration adjourned, 338. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 341. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 660. Lords Amendments disagreed to, and Amendments made to words so restored to the Bill; Amendments in lieu made; a consequential Amendment made; remaining Lords Amendments agreed to, 689. Lords insist on certain of their Amendments; do not agree with a Commons Amendment in lieu, but propose Amendments in lieu; and agree to an Amendment in lieu, Amendments made to words so restored to the Bill and the consequential Amendment, 719. Lords Reasons considered; Commons insist on disagreement with Lords Amendments but propose Amendments to words so restored to the Bill; Lords Amendment in lieu agreed to, 726. Lords do not insist on their Amendments and agree to Commons Amendments to words so restored to Bill, 727. (Cited as Education Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolution, 242. Ways and Means Resolution, 242.

ELECTIONS

  I. Speaker's Warrants for New Writs:

    Orders, That Speaker do issue Warrant to the Clerk for the Crown to make out new Writs for the electing of Members:

    —in the room of deceased Members, 163, 304.

  II. Miscellaneous:

    Sessional Order relating to double returns, 15.

    Sessional Resolution relating to bribery, 15.

    Speaker's Committee appointed under Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, 41.

    Speaker's appointment of members to exercise his powers under the Recess Elections Act 1975 when there is no Speaker or the Speaker is outside the United Kingdom, 48.

    Speaker acquaints House with Certificate from Judges appointed to try Election Petition, in relation to the Fermanagh and South Tyrone Constituency, 141. Lays copy of Shorthand Writer's Notes and a copy of the Order made by the Court, 239.

Elections (Entitlement to Vote at Age 16) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 274.

Electoral Commission: Electoral Commission (Limit on Public Awareness Expenditure) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 505), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 595. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 601. Reported, 628.

Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 31. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 64. D, 71. Reported with Amendments, 138. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 159. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 382. Lords Amendments agreed to, 460. (Cited as Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 526.

    Programme Order, 64. Supplemental Order, 460.

    Money Resolution, 65.

Electricity: Draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Efficiency Obligations) Order 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 228. Reported, 244. Approved, 252.

    Draft Renewables Obligation Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 377. Reported, 390. Approved, 397.

    Draft Electricity and Gas (Determination of Turnover for Penalties) Order 2002, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 417. Approved, 425.

Emergency Services Personnel (Protection) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 672.

Employee Share Schemes Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 302. C, 326. Transferred to B, 257. Reported, with Amendments, 373. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 625. Agreed to by the Lords, 751. (Cited as Employee Share Schemes Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Employment Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 174. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 222. F, 228. Reported, with Amendments and an amended Title, 315. As amended, considered; Queen's Consent signified; read the third time and passed, 351. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 642. Lords Amendments agreed to, 667. (Cited as Employment Act 2002) Royal Assent, 669.

    Money Resolution, 223.

    Programme Order, 223. Supplemental Orders, 305, 667.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 367.

Employment and Training: Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 2002 and draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 313. Reported, 337. Approved, 342.

Endangered Species (Illegal Trade) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 307.

Endangered Species (Offences) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 714.

Energy-saving Materials (Reduced Rate of VAT) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 808.

Enterprise Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 442. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 448. B, 452. Reported, with Amendments and an amended Title, 566. As amended, considered, 604. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 609. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 773. Lords Amendments considered; some agreed to (some with Special Entry), some amended and agreed to, others disagreed to, some with Amendments in lieu, 788. Reasons Committee, 789. Lords insist on Amendments to which Commons have disagreed, disagree with an Amendment made by the Commons to a Lords Amendment, and agree to remaining Commons Amendment to Lords Amendment and to Amendments in lieu, 796. Commons insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment, make Amendments in lieu, and do not insist on its Amendment to a Lords Amendment, but propose an Amendment in lieu, 805. Lords agree with Commons Amendments in lieu and to Commons Amendment to a Lords Amendment, and do not insist on remaining Lords Amendments, 811. (Cited as Enterprise Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 449. Ways and Means Resolution, 449.

Environmental Audit Bill: Presented and read the first time, 132.

Environmental Audit (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 684.

Environmental Protection: Draft Landfill (England and Wales) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 529. Reported, 552. Approved, 562.

    Draft Offshore Chemicals Regulations 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 535. Approved, 541.

    Draft Offshore Installations (Emergency Pollution Control) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 628. Approved, 635.

ESTIMATES

  I. Reports from Liaison Committee:

    Relating to consideration of Estimates pursuant to Standing Order (Liaison Committee), 194, 328, 566.

  II. Miscellaneous:

    Bills ordered on Estimates Resolutions, 69, 256, 397, 643.

  III. Proceedings Pursuant to Standing Order (Consideration of Estimates):

Allotted daySubjectQuestion deferredQuestion put and agreed toSum granted
(r)=resources
(c)=cash
1stVote on Account, 2002–03:
Culture, Media and Sport
255*256£1,489,011,000 (r)
£1,488,290,000 (c)
Vote on Account, 2002–03:
Environment, Food and Regional Affairs
255256£955,500,000 (r)
£993,621,000 (c)
2ndSupplementary Estimates, 2001–02:
HM Treasury
396*396£3,020,000 (r)
£3,020,000 (c)
Supplementary Estimates, 2001–02:
Defence
396396£2,058,352,000 (r)
£1,636,556,000 (c)
3rdEstimates, 2002–03:
Transport, Local Government and the Regions
(Motion to reduce Estimate:
negatived on Division)
642*643£32,972,185,000 (r)
£31,415,020,000 (c)
Estimates, 2002–03:
Education and Skills
643643£12,839,695,000 (r)
£13,409,689,000 (c)

    * Debate concluded; † Proceedings interrupted.

  IV. Proceedings Pursuant to Standing Order (Questions on Voting of Estimates, &c.)

Day not later thanSubjectQuestion put and
agreed to at
10 o'clock
Sum granted
(r)=resources
(c)=cash
5th AugustSupplementary Estimates, 2001–0269£1,250,531,000 (r)

£2,853,190,000 (c)
6th FebruarySupplementary Estimates, 2001–02256£6,469,599,000 (r)

£7,238,134,000 (c)

Vote on Account (2002–03)256£122,901,958,000 (r)

£122,322,660,000 (c)

18th MarchEstimates, 2002–03 (Navy, Army and Air) Vote A396–7*
Estimates (Excesses) 2000–01397*£3,097,059.33 (c)
Supplementary Estimates, 2001–02397*£4,531,170,000 (r)

£3,727,881,000 (c)

5th AugustEstimates, 2002–03643*£119,712,696,000 (r)

£112,473,739,000 (c)

    * At 7 o'clock on a Thursday.

Euro and Sterling Choice Bill: Presented and read the first time, 266.

European Communities: Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership Agreement between the Members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and the European Community and its Member States (The Cotonou Agreement)) Order 2001, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 170. Approved, 184.

    Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) Order 2002 and draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, and the Republic of Croatia) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 730. Second Order withdrawn, 760. First Order reported, 761. Approved, 774.

European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, Section 5: Resolution to take note with approval of Government's assessment for purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, 91 (Motion made and Question put, 82).

    Report allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 246 (pursuant to Order, 238). Reported, 251. Approved, 256.

    Reports allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657 (pursuant to Order, 655). Reported, 667. Approved, 701 (Motion made and Question proposed, 679).

European Communities (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 22. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House, 45. Considered in Committee; Progress reported, 69, 84. Considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment, 91. Read the third time and passed, 132. Agreed to by the Lords, 319. (Cited as European Communities (Amendment) Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

    Programme Order, 45. Supplemental Order, 68. European Communities (Finance) Bill: Presented (under Standing Order (Procedure upon bills whose main object is to create a charge upon the public revenue) and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 21. Read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House, 42. Considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment, 98. Read the third time and passed, 136. Speaker's Certificate, 137. Agreed to by the Lords, 186. (Cited as European Communities (Finance) Act 2001) Royal Assent, 240.

    Money Resolution, 43.

    Programme Order, 42. Supplemental Order, 97.

European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time 660. Read a second time; Order, that the Bill be not committed; read the third time and passed, without Amendment, 691. (Cited as European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Report from Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills, 523.

EUROPEAN UNION DOCUMENTS

  I. Questions for Resolutions agreed to:

SubjectProceedings
Food law (14174/00)Resolution, 150.
Single European Sky (13735/99, 12692/1/01, 12693/1/01)Resolution, 629.

  II. Documents referred to European Standing Committees

Subject and Number (or Dept. and date of Explanatory Memorandum)ReferredDocument and
Resolution reported
Resolution in
House (Question
put forthwith)

Action Plan on Drugs 2000–2004 (10207/01)B, 134756759
Aircraft noise (15014/01, 5119/02)A, 394423428
Airports, Community, allocation of slots (10288/01)A, 658
Animal Testing and Cosmetic Products (DTI, 14th November 2001)C, 211413424
Asylum applicants (8351/02)B, 581609615
Barcelona Process/Palestinian Society (11381/00, 14778/00)B, 96310320
Biofuels in road transport (15500/01)A, 358526533
Broad Economic Policy Guidelines (8261/01, 9326/01)B, 135284292
Budget of the European Communities for 2002 (draft) (HMT, 24th October 2001) (unnumbered document)B, 177, 193199204
Budget 2003 (preliminary draft) (HMT, 5th July 2002)B, 682694700
Chemicals (6671/01)A, 95597605
Common Fisheries Policy (Commission Green Paper) (7262/01, 7263/01, 7377/01, 7378/01)A, 95374383
Common Fisheries Policy reform (COM (02) 181, 185, 187, 190, 180 and 186)A, 658
Court of Auditors Annual Report 2000 (unnumbered), Sound financial management (9208/01, 9207/01)B, 299351356
Dioxins, Furans and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (13438/01)A, 326
Electrical and electronic equipment (waste and hazardous substances) (9923/01, DTI, 15th March 2002 (2), 10143/01)C, 602700707
Energy supply (5619/01); Electricity and Gas (internal market) (7218/01)C, 96, 162225238
Enlargement (14117/01 and Addenda, 5745/02, 5638/02)B, 327, 394, 416423428
Enlargement (European Commission strategy paper and reports on progress) (12839/02 and Addenda 1–13)B, 791
Environmental Action Programme (Sixth) (5771/01)A, 96296305
Equal Treatment Directive (Amendment) (14492/01)B, 299355363
European Arrest Warrant (13425/01)B, 229251259
(Motion made
and Question
put, 256)

European Transport Policy (White Paper for 2010) (11932/01) and Trans-European Network (12597/01)A, 326412424
Fisheries (DEFRA, 5th December 2001, replaced by 14130/01), (15238/01, 6918/02)A, 264, 339, 343, 435475511
Food law/food hygiene (14174/00, 10427/00, 15475/01)C, 96, 394509*519*
Freezing assets or evidence (6980/02)B, 453540549
Genetically modified food and feed (11576/01, 11496/01)C, 299672679
Greenhouse gas emission trading (14394/01)A, 344
Human and veterinary medicines, authorisation of (13361/01, 14591/01, 6240/02)C, 435, 453614630
Major accident hazards involving dangerous substances (15275/01)A, 640.
Packaging and packaging waste (15194/01)A, 358; C, 538.560568
Pesticides, sustainable use (10665/02)A, 769
Rabies: non-commercial movement of pet animals (11596/00, 12488/01)A, 512.552562
Railways (5721/02, 5744/02, 5723/02, 5724/02, 5726/02, 5727/02)A, 435536542
Single European Sky (13735/99, 12692/01†, 12693/01†, 12692/1/01, 13693/1/01)A, 95, 211, 394[See Part I
of Table]

Sound Financial Management and Fighting Fraud (10625/1/02)B, 769
Stability and Convergence Programmes (SN 1107/02 to SN 1109/02, SN 1111/02, SN 1113/02, SN 1319/1/02, SN 1320/1/02, SN 1321/02 to 1323/02, SN 1324/1/02, SN 1325/1/02, OJ C51/7, SN 1361/02, SN 1382/1/02, SN 1383/1/02) and Broad Economic Policy Guidelines (8389/02)B, 453, 581614618
Staffing needs of the Commission in the enlarged European Union (9759/02)B, 682
Sustainable Development World Summit (7727/2/02) and aid for poverty diseases (6863/02)B, 564, 581667678
Third-country nationals (8237/01, 11803/01)B, 326647650
Trans-European Networks (12817/02)A, 812
Working conditions for temporary workers (7430/02)C, 538676691

    * Not Document 14174/00; see previous table.

    † Replaced by other documents, 394.

  III. Miscellaneous:

    Documents referred to Standing Committees,

    —Documents subsequently referred to a different Standing Committee, 538.

    —To be debated with other specified documents, 211, &c.

    European Standing Committees A, B and C nominated, 134.

    —Member discharged and another added, 193, 247(2), 287.

    Minutes of Proceedings of European Standing Committees A, B and C to be printed, 814.

EXAMINERS

  I. Bills Referred to the Examiners:

    Private Bills

    Lords Bills after First Reading, 97(2).

    Bills after Second Reading, 321.

  II. Reports from the Examiners:

    Private Bills:

    In the case of Petitions for Bills:

    —Standing Orders complied with,

    —Joint report from both Examiners, 273.

    —Standing Orders not complied with, 273.

EXAMINERS, II—continued

    In the case of Lords Bills referred after First Reading:

    —no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 139(2), 460, 623.

    In the case of Bills referred after Second Reading:

    —Standing Orders not previously inquired into complied with, 341.

    In the case of Petitions for Additional Provision:

    —Standing Orders not complied with, 540 (2 Bills).

  III. Miscellaneous:

    Examiner's Report referred to Standing Orders Committee, 540.

    Examiner appointed by the Speaker, 109.

Export Control Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 26. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 60. B, 71. Reported with Amendments, 126. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, 178. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 570. Lords Amendments considered; some disagreed to, others amended and agreed to, others agreed to, 628. Reasons Committee appointed; Reasons reported and agreed to, 629. Lords do not insist on their Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, but propose Amendments in lieu of one of them, and agree to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, 719. Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to, 726. (Cited as Export Control Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolution, 61.

    Programme Order, 60. Supplemental Order, 628.

Extradition: Draft European Union Extradition Regulations 2002, approved, 278.

    Draft European Union Extradition (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 580. Reported, 609. Approved, 630.

Extradition (Amendment) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 202.

Family Law: Draft Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 434. Reported, 448. Approved, 510.

    Draft Child Support Appeals (Jurisdiction of Courts) Order 2002 and draft Child Support (Temporary Compensation Payment Scheme) (Modification and Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657. Reported, 672. Approved, 679.

Fees and Charges: Draft Consular Fees Act 1980 (Fees) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 593. Approved, 611.

Finance Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 506. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time; Committed partly to a Committee of the whole House (specified Clauses and Schedules) and partly to a Standing Committee, 524. F, 528. Considered in Committee; Progress reported, 536. Again considered in Committee; specified Clauses and Schedules reported without Amendment, 540. Remainder of Bill reported from Standing Committee, with Amendments, 633. Not amended in the Committee and as amended in the Standing Committee, considered; further consideration adjourned, 653. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 661. Agreed to by the Lords, 688. (Cited as Finance Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolution, 506.

    Standing Committee given leave to sit twice on first day on which it meets, 524.

    Order that more than one stage may be taken at any sitting, 631.

Financial Services and Markets: Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 682), allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 434. Reported, 448. Approved, 463.

    Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) (Amendment) (Electronic Commerce Directive) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 580. Reported, 597. Approved, 606.

Firearms (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91.

Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 689.

Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 156. Order for Second Reading read; Business interrupted at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 625.

Fireworks Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 374.

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 532. Order for Second Reading read; Queen's Consent signified; objection taken to further proceeding, 711.

Flags: Draft Flags Regulations (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 570. Approved, 576.

Food Labelling Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Motion for Second Reading; Debate stood adjourned at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 165. Debate resumed and again stood adjourned, 420.

Food Poverty (Eradication) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 259.

Food Safety (Amendment) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 653.

Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 97. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 126. A, 133. Reported, without Amendment, 141. Not amended, considered; read the third time and passed, 190. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 360. Lords Amendments agreed to, 442. (Cited as Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 526.

    Money Resolution, 126.

    Leave for Standing Committee to sit twice on first day, 132.

Football Spectators Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91.

Foreign Exchange Transactions Tax Commission Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 413.

Freedom of Information: Draft Freedom of Information (Designation of Persons as Public Authorities) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 656. Draft Order withdrawn; Committee discharged, 666.

Government Trading Funds: Draft ABRO Trading Fund Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 343. Reported, 368. Approved, 375.

    Draft Royal Mint Trading Fund (Extension and Variation) Order 2002, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 412. Approved, 424.

    Draft Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Trading Fund (Variation) Order 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 640. Reported, 653. Approved, 662.

Greenham and Crookham Commons Bill: Motion to revive Bill objected to, 41. Agreed to, 63. Lords concur, 73. Orders read; read the first and second time and committed, 77. Reported, with Amendments, 225. As amended, considered, 259. Read the third time, and passed, 273. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 462. Lords Amendments agreed to, 475. (Cited as Greenham and Crookham Commons Act 2002) Royal Assent, 526.

Health (Air Travellers) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 159. Motion for Second Reading; objection taken to further proceeding (after half-past Two o'clock on a Friday), Debate stood adjourned, 215. Debate resumed and stood adjourned, 318.

Health (Air Travellers) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 667.

Health (Patients' Rights) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 240. Order for second reading discharged, 418.

Health Professions: Draft Health Professions Order 2001, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 210. Reported, 217. Approved, 226.

Health Reform (Education and Public Involvement) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 368.

Highways: Draft Street Works (Charges for Occupation of the Highway) (England) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 229. Reported, 251. Approved, 256.

    Trunk Road Charging Schemes (Bridges and Tunnels) (England) Procedure Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2303), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 757. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 760. Reported, 801.

Home Energy Conservation Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 222. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 234. C, 246. Reported, with Amendments and an amended Title, 368. As amended, considered; Debate adjourned on Amendment, 546. Order for further consideration discharged; Bill withdrawn, 700.

    Money Resolution, 292.

Home Energy Conservation (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 684.

Home Safety Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 615.

Homelessness Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 22. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 39. A, 47. Reported, without Amendment, 73. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, 139. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 316. Lords Amendments agreed to, 363. (Cited as Homelessness Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

    Money Resolution, 39.

    Standing Committee given leave to sit twice on first day, 43.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 155.

Hospital Inspectorate Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 175.

HOUSE

  I. House Adjourns:

    House resolves to adjourn now, 9, &c.

    —till a specified day, 10.

    —till to-morrow at a certain hour, 2.

    House adjourned by the Speaker without Question put, Motion for the Adjournment having been made:

    —at or after half-past Two o'clock (on a Friday), 215, &c.

    —at or after Seven o'clock (on a Thursday), 179, &c.

    —at or after Ten o'clock, 18, &c.

    House adjourns:

    —till this day, 200, &c.

    —till to-morrow, 2, &c.

    —from Friday till Monday, 24, &c.

    —from Thursday till Monday, 37, &c.

    —from Friday till Tuesday, 10.

    —from Thursday till Tuesday, 531.

  II. Motions for the Adjournment Generally:

    Lapse:

    —at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 138, &c.

HOUSE, II—continued

    —at Seven o'clock on a Thursday, 179, &c.

    —at Ten o'clock, 130, &c.

    —pursuant to Order (at Five o'clock), 771.

    —pursuant to Order (at midnight), 124.

    Withdrawn, 77, &c.

    Question negatived on Division, 163, 732.

    Stood adjourned, pursuant to Standing Order (Sittings of the House), and resumed at same sitting, 124, 715.

    Motions for the Adjournment on specified subjects, 77, &c. [See Adjournment Debates on Specified Subjects]

  III. Periodic Adjournments:

    House resolves at its rising on a future day to adjourn until a specified day, 43, 238, 323, 404, 506, 654.

    —At its rising on the current day to adjourn until a specified day, 110, 120, 124, 445, 524, 732.

    Summer adjournment: House adjourns from Friday 20th July to Monday 15th October, 107.

    [Note: the House met on Friday 14th September, Thursday 4th October and Monday 8th October pursuant to Notices given by the Speaker under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)]

    From Friday 14th September to Monday 15th October, 110.

    From Thursday 4th October to Monday 15th October, 120.

    From Tuesday 9th October (Sitting begun on Monday 8th October) to Monday 15th October, 124.

    Christmas adjournment: House adjourns from Wednesday 19th December to Tuesday 8th January, 278.

    February adjournment: House adjourns from Thursday 14th February to Monday 25th February, 360.

    Easter adjournment: House adjourns from Tuesday 26th March to Tuesday 9th April, 442.

    [Note: the House met on Wednesday 3rd April pursuant to a Notice given by the Speaker under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)]

    From Wednesday 3rd April till Wednesday 10th April, 445.

    May Day adjournment: House adjourns from Thursday 2nd to Tuesday 7th May, 531.

    Spring adjournment: House adjourns from Friday 24th May to Monday 10th June, 585.

    Summer adjournment: House adjourns from Wednesday 24th July to Tuesday 15th October, 727.

    [Note: the House met on Tuesday 24th September pursuant to a Notice given by the Speaker under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)]

    From Tuesday 24th September to Tuesday 15th October, 732.

  IV. Motion for the Adjournment of the House for discussing Specific and Important Matter that should have Urgent Consideration:

    The War in Afghanistan: Leave given and Motion stood over to following day, 427; motion made, and lapsed after three hours, 431.

  V. Sittings of the House:

    House meets:

    —at half-past Nine o'clock (on a Friday), 9, &c.

    —at half-past Nine o'clock (pursuant to Speaker's notice under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)), 110, 120.

    —at Ten o'clock (pursuant to Order), 521.

    —at half-past Ten o'clock (on a Friday, by direction of the Speaker) (because of a security alert), 138.

    —at twenty-five minutes past Eleven o'clock (Queen's speech), 15.

    —at half-past Eleven o'clock (on a Thursday, pursuant to Sessional Order), 21, &c.

    —at half-past Eleven o'clock (pursuant to Order), 441.

    —at half-past Eleven o'clock (pursuant to Speaker's notice under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)), 445, 732.

    —at half-past Two o'clock, 1, &c.

    —at Six o'clock (pursuant to Speaker's notice under Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances)), 124.

    House resolves not to sit on certain specified Fridays, 28.

    Order, that the House shall not sit on a specified Friday or any later Friday until the end of the present Session of Parliament, and the provisions of paragraphs (3) and (4) of Standing Order (House not to sit on certain Fridays) shall apply to those days, 692.

    Order, That on a future day the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until:

    —any Messages from the Lords have been received, 209, 692, 785 (several days, as part of wider Order).

    —any Message from the Lords relating to a specified Bill has been received, 242 (Debate adjourned); 245, 771.

    —at this day's sitting, 568.

    —any Committee to draw up Reasons which has been appointed at that sitting has reported, 785 (several days, as part of wider Order).

    —any Messages from the Lords have been received and he shall have notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses, 647.

    —he shall have reported the Royal Assent to any Act agreed upon by both Houses, 242 (Debate adjourned), 245.

    —a Message is received from the Lords Commissioners, 785 (as part of a wider Order).

    Deputy Speaker suspends sitting until a Message has been received from the Lords, 794, 811.

    Order, That on a future day, the provisions of Orders relating to Thursday sittings and meetings of Standing Committees should apply as if that day were a Thursday (as part of a wider Order), 429.

    Order, That on a future day, the House do meet at Ten o'clock (as part of a wider Order, on day of presentation of an humble Address), 509.

    Motion, That House do sit in private, agreed to, 242.

HOUSE—continued

  VI. House observes period of silence:

    In memory of those who lost their lives in the tragic events in the United States of America on 11th September 2001 (three minutes), 110.

    In memory of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (one minute), 349.

    In memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (one minute), 445.

  VII. Addresses:

    House resolves to present an Address to Her Majesty on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, 509. Attends Her Majesty in Westminster Hall, 521.

  VIII. Business of the House:

    1. Orders relating to precedence of business:

    Private Members' Bills to have precedence on thirteen specified Fridays: Motion made; Debate stood adjourned at Seven o'clock, 37. Debate resumed and stood adjourned, 39. Order read and Debate ordered to be resumed on future day, 43. Debate resumed and stood adjourned, 58. Order read and Debate ordered to be resumed on future day, 61, 66, 69, 74, 82, 86, 92, 99. Debate resumed and stood adjourned, 107. Debate resumed and Motion agreed to, 126.

    2. Orders, under Standing Order (Exempted business) enabling specified business [at this day's sitting] to be proceeded with, though opposed:

    [agreed to at Seven o'clock]

    Until any hour:

    —Government Motion, 707.

    [agreed to at Ten o'clock]

    Until any hour:

    —Government Motion, 241, 274.

    —Motion for the adjournment of the House, 715.

    —Government Bill, 691.

    —a Lords consequential Amendment to a Government Bill, 509.

    —Lords Amendments to a Government Bill, 805.

    Until midnight:

    —Motion for the adjournment of the House, 124.

    2a. Orders providing for debate on a future day to be proceeded with, though opposed:

    Until any hour:

    —Government Motion (Code of Conduct) (Order relating to Deferred Divisions not to apply), 550.

    For three hours:

    —Private Business (and to stand over until conclusion of proceedings on a Public Bill), 647.

    —Private Business (and to stand over until conclusion of proceedings on Opposition business), 757.

    —Opposition half-day (and to commence at Seven o'clock or when proceedings on Lords Amendments to a Bill have been concluded, whichever is the later) (Order relating to Deferred Divisions not to apply), 695.

    Question negatived:

    For three hours:

    —Motion for the adjournment of the House (and to lapse after that time), 726 (Motion made and Question put, 708). (Note: The debate on the Motion for the adjournment had been held before the day on which the deferred Division took place)

    3. Orders providing for Questions to be put at a specified hour or at the end of a specified period:

    Four o'clock:

    —Motions on recommendations of the Senior Salaries Review Body and related issues (and Amendments), 50.

    Half-past Six o'clock:

    —Motions relating to Programming of Legislation and Deferred Divisions (and Amendments), 31.

    Seven o'clock:

    —Motions relating to Select Committees and European Standing Committees (and Amendments), 50.

    —Motions relating to membership of Select Committees and the appointment of a Select Committee on the Modernisation of the House of Commons (and Amendments) (after time of opposed business) (Order relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply), 79.

    Ten o'clock:

    —Motions relating to Hunting with Dogs (and Amendments) (after time of opposed business), 423.

    —Motions relating to Modernisation of the House of Commons, Parliamentary Questions and Amendments to Standing Orders (and Amendments) (after time of opposed business) (Order relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply), 777.

    After one and a half hours:

    —Motions relating to membership of Select Committees (after commencement of proceedings on the first Motion) (and Amendments) (after time of opposed business) (Order relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply), 98.

    After three hours:

    —Motion relating to House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (and Amendment) (after time of opposed business) (order relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply), 611.

    After four hours:

    —Motions relating to Modernisation, etc. (and Amendments) (after time of opposed business) (Order relating to deferred Divisions shall not apply), 550.

    3a. Motions to lapse at specified hour:

    After three hours or at Five o'clock, whichever is the later:

    —Motion for the Adjournment of the House, 757.

    To be proceeded with for three hours or until Seven o'clock, whichever is the later, and then lapse:

    —Opposition Day Motion, 763.

    4. Delegated Legislation and European Union Documents:

    At a specified sitting, notwithstanding Standing Order (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put necessary Questions not later than:

    —Seven o'clock and Ten o'clock, 305.

    —three hours after commencement of proceedings on first of two Motions, 360.

HOUSE, VIII.4—continued

    5. Miscellaneous:

    Order, That on a future day, paragraph (2) of Standing Order (Questions on amendments) shall apply to proceedings on Motions as if the day were an Opposition Day allotted under paragraph (2) of Standing Order (Arrangement of public business), 363, 757 [See Opposition.]

  IX. Earlier recall of House:

    Notice by the Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances), That House shall meet on a specified date, 110, 120, 124, 445, 732.

    —and House meets accordingly on Friday 14th September, 110, Thursday 4th October, 120, Monday 8th October, 124, Wednesday 3rd April, 445, Tuesday 4th September, 732.

  X. Sittings of the House in Westminster Hall:

    House sits in Westminster Hall:

    —at half-past Nine o'clock, 44, &c.

    —at half-past Two o'clock, 38, &c.

    Sitting resolved to be adjourned now, 38, &c.

    Sitting adjourned by the Deputy Speaker without Question put, it being:

    —Two o'clock, 44, &c.

    —Three hours after the start of a Thursday sitting, it being:

    —half-past Five o'clock, 137, &c.

    —a quarter to Six o'clock, 180, &c.

    Sitting adjourned:

    —till tomorrow, 44, &c.

    —from Thursday till Tuesday, 38, &c.

    —from Thursday 19th July to Tuesday 16th October, 106.

    —from Wednesday 19th December to Tuesday 8th January, 280.

    —from Thursday 14th to Tuesday 26th February, 361.

    —from Thursday 21st March to Tuesday 9th April, 437.

    —from Thursday 25th April to Wednesday 1st May, 516.

    —from Thursday 23rd May to Tuesday 11th June, 584.

    —from Wednesday 24th July to Tuesday 15th October, 731.

    Adjournment debates on specific topics:

    —British–US Relations—Second Report of from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2001–02, and the Government's response thereto, 516.

    —Child health and maternity, 348.

    —Debt relief and poverty reduction in developing countries, 164.

    —Early Years—First Report from the Education and Employment Committee, Session 2000–01), 137.

    —Empty Homes—Sixth Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee, Session 2001–02, and the Government's Response thereto), 569.

    —End of Life Vehicles Directive—First Report from the Trade and Industry Committee, and the Government's Response thereto, 544.

    —Equal Opportunities in the Armed Forces, 625.

    —Foreign Policy Aspects of the War against Terrorism—Seventh Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2001–02, and the Government's response thereto, 795.

    —Genetics and Insurance—Fifth Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2000–01, 152.

    —Gibraltar, 333.

    —Government Policy on health and safety at work, 419.

    —Government Policy towards the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Wider Region following the Fall of Milosevic—Fourth Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2000–01, and the Government's Response thereto, 250.

    —Higher Education (Fourth Report from the Education and Employment Committee, Session 2000–01, entitled Higher Education: Access, and the Sixth Report from the Education and Employment Committee, Session 2000–01, entitled Higher Education: Student Retention), 180.

    —Housing, 197.

    —Humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the surrounding region—First Report from the International Development Committee, Session 2001–02, and the Government's response thereto], 380.

    —Increasing access to heritage attractions, 399.

    —Ministerial Accountability and Parliamentary Questions—Second Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration, Session 2000–01, and the Government's response thereto, 437.

    —Organic Farming: Eighth Report from the Agriculture Committee, Session 2000–01, 76.

    —Poverty, 710.

    —Public Health—Second Report from the Health Committee, Session 2000–01, and the Government's Response thereto, 269.

    —Public Participation: Issues and Innovations—Sixth Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration, Session 2000–01, 233.

    —Rail Passenger Franchising and the Future of Rail Infrastructure—First Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee, Session 2001–02, and the Government's response thereto), 608.

    —Relocation following Paramilitary Intimidation—Third Report from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, Session 2000–01, and the Government's response thereto), 361.

    —Reports from the Education and Skills Committee on the Work of OFSTED, 665.

    —Research Assessment Exercise—Second Report from the Science and Technology Committee, and the Government's Response thereto, 646.

    —Road Safety, 38.

    —Road Traffic speed—Ninth Report from the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee and the Government's Response thereto, 758.

HOUSE, X—continued

    —Role of the Department for Work and Pensions, 59.

    —Role of the Private Sector in the NHS—First Report from the Health Committee and the Government's Response thereto, 687.

    —Role of the United Nations, 584.

    —Social Fund (the)—Third Report from the Social Security Committee, Session 2000–01, and the Government's Response thereto, 471.

    —Social inclusion and sport, 215.

    —UK–Japan relations, 457.

    —UN Charter on the Rights of the Child, 772.

    —Victims and witnesses in the criminal justice system, 302.

    —Walking in Towns and Cities—Eleventh Report from the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee, Session 2000–01, and the Government's Response thereto, 317.

    —Wave and Tidal Energy—Seventh Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2000–01, 289.

    —Women and IT, 531.

    —Youth Justice, 106.

    Certain days appointed as days when the subject for debates shall be select committee reports chosen by the Liaison Committee, 340.

    Order for four Members appointed to act as additional Deputy Speakers at sittings in Westminster Hall, 297.

    Deputy Speaker in Westminster Hall reports a Member for declining to withdraw a grossly disorderly expression, 390, 395.

    Order that, on a future day, there shall be no sittings in Westminster Hall, 429 (as part of a wider Order), 509 (as part of a wider Order), 774.

HOUSE OF COMMONS COMMISSION

    Estimates for House of Commons: Administration, laid upon the Table by the Speaker:

    —Vote on Account, 232.

    —Estimates, 543.

    Member of Commission appointed:

    —Sir Patrick Cormack, 355.

    Report of Commission laid, 67, 651.

    —on nomination of a Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, 343.

    Response of the House of Commons Commission to the Sixty-third Report from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2001–02 and to the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General on the Construction of Portcullis House: The New Parliamentary Building laid, 790.

Housing: Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3561), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 282. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 287. Reported, 291.

    Disabled Facilities Grants and Home Repairs Assistance (Maximum Amount) (Amendment No. 2) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 4036), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 384. Allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 417.

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002, approved, 549. [See also Regulatory Reform.]

    Draft Homelessness (Priority Need for Accommodation) (England) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 639. Reported, 647. Approved, 650.

    Housing (Right to Acquire) (Discount) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1091), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 619. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 639. Reported, 649.

Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 374. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 472. C, 528. Transferred to B, 585. Reported with Amendments, and an amended Title, 683. As amended, considered; further consideration stood adjourned (at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday), 711.

    Money Resolution, 599.

Housing (Wales) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Order for Second Reading read; it being half-past Two o'clock, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the business, 234.

HSBC Investment Banking Bill [Lords]: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in the Lords, 273. Brought from the Lords, read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 441. Examiners' Report, no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 460. Read a second time and committed, 513. Reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills, without Amendment, 676. Read the third time and passed, without Amendment, 751. (Cited as HSBC Investment Banking Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Human Reproductive Cloning Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 220. Motion for second reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; read a second time; considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment; read the third time, and passed, without Amendment, 231. (Cited as Human Reproductive Cloning Act 2001) Royal Assent, 240.

    Notices of Amendments, &c., may be accepted before the Bill has been read a second time, 220.

    Allocation of Time Order, 230.

Human Rights: Human Rights Act 1998 (Designated Derogation) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3644), approved, 208 (Motion made and Question put, 200).

Hunting with Dogs: Resolution, 424 (and two other Motions negatived).

Identity Card: Motion for leave to bring in Bill negatived on Division, 310.

Immigration: Draft Immigration (Leave to Enter) Order 2001, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 48. Reported, 68. Approved, 74.

    Immigration and Asylum Appeals (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 4014), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 305. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 313. Reported, 324.

Immigration—continued

    Draft Asylum Support (Repeal) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 392. Reported, 409. Approved, 414.

    Draft Immigration (Entry Otherwise than by Sea or Air) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 633. Approved, 638.

Income Tax: Draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Lithuania) Order 2001 and draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) Order 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 210. Reported, 217. Approved, 226. Queen's Answer, 251.

    Draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (The United States of America) Order 2002 and draft Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Lithuania) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 755. Reported, 773. Approved, 788. Queen's Answer, 800.

Indirect Taxes (Disclosure) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 637.

Industrial and Provident Societies Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 318. G, 326. Reported, with Amendments, 355. As amended, considered; Title amended; read the third time, and passed, 471. Agreed to by the Lords, 642. (Cited as Industrial and Provident Societies Act 2002) Royal Assent, 669.

Industrial Development: Draft Financial Assistance For Industry (Increase of Limit) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 298. Reported, 304. Approved, 308.

Industrial Organisation and Development: Draft Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 580. Reported, 614. Approved, 631.

Insider Dealing: Draft Insider Dealing (Securities and Regulated Markets) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 628. Approved, 635.

Insolvency: Railway Administration Order Rules 2001 (S.I. 2001, No. 3352), Motion to revoke; Debate stood adjourned at Seven o'clock on a Thursday, 213.

    Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657. Reported, 671. Approved, 679.

International Development Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords; read the first time pursuant to Standing Order No. 80 (Privilege (bills brought from the Lords)); Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 149. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 175. D, 192. Reported, with an Amendment, 222. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, with an Amendment, 311. To which the Lords agree, 316. (Cited as International Development Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

    Money Resolution, 175.

International Immunities and Privileges: Draft International Criminal Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001, and Draft Specialized Agencies of the United Nations (Immunities and Privileges of UNESCO) Order 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 47. Reported, 60. Approved, 65.

    Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (European School) Order 2001, draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization) Order 2001, draft European Communities (Immunities and Privileges of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization) Order 2001, draft European Communities (Privileges of the European School) Order 2001 and draft Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 163. Approved, 172.

    Draft International Maritime Organisation (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 601. Reported, 609. Approved, 630.

    Draft Specialized Agencies of the United Nations (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2002, and draft United Nations and International Court of Justice (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 628. Approved, 635.

Investigatory Powers: Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Technical Advisory Board) Order 2001, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 153. Approved, 157.

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Interception of Communications: Code of Practice) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 564. Reported, 573. Approved, 588.

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Maintenance of Interception Capability) Order 2002, allocated to the Tenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 602. Reported, 614. Approved, 635.

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data: Additional Public Authorities) Order 2002, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 581. Committee discharged, 616. Order withdrawn, 621.

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Code of Practice) Order 2002 and draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance: Code of Practice) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 639. Reported, 653. Approved, 678 (Motion made and Question put, 662).

JOURNAL

    Speaker directs that Her Majesty's Speech be entered therein, 16; that his words in presenting an Address and Her Majesty's Speech in reply be entered therein, 521.

    Special entries relating to Lords Amendments to Bills, 260, &c.

    Speaker directs figures in a Division to be corrected in Journal, 463.

Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 273. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 304. F, 313. Reported, with Amendments, 360. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 382. Agreed to by the Lords with Amendments, 684. Lords Amendments agreed to (Amendments proposed, but not made), 696. (Cited as Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolution, 305.

    Programme Order, 304. Supplemental Order, 695.

Land at Palace Avenue, Kensington (Acquisition of Freehold) Bill: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in Commons, 273. Read the first time, 307. Read a second time and referred to the Examiners, 321. Examiner's Report that Standing Orders not previously inquired into have been complied with, 341. Reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills, without Amendment, 448. Read the third time, and passed, 469. Agreed to by the Lords, 597. (Cited as Land at Palace Avenue, Kensington (Acquisition of Freehold) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 633.

Land Registration Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; stood referred to a Second Reading Committee pursuant to Standing Order (Law Commission bills), 178. Reported, 230. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 237. D, 246. Reported, with an Amendment, 265. As amended, considered; Queen's and Prince of Wales's consent signified; read the third time and passed, with Amendments, 349. To which the Lords agree, 368. (Cited as Land Registration Act 2002) Royal Assent, 371.

    Money Resolution, 237. Ways and Means Resolution, 237.

Legal Services Commission: Draft Community Legal Service (Cost Protection) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 176. Committee discharged, 185. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 193. Reported, 217. Approved, 226.

    Draft Criminal Defence Service (Representation Order Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 453. Reported, 513. Approved, 519.

Legalisation of Cannabis Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Motion for Second Reading; Debate stood adjourned (at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday), 152.

Litter and Fouling of Land by Dogs Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 206.

Litter and Fouling of Land by Dogs (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 676.

Local Government: Draft The Local Government Commission for England (Transfer of Functions) Order 2001, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 211. Reported, 225. Approved, 238.

    Draft Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 287. Reported, 315. Approved, 323.

    Draft Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 358. Reported, 382. Approved, 388.

    Parish Councils (Model Code of Conduct) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3576), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 356. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 376. Committee discharged, 381. Allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 427.

    Draft Audit Commission (Borrowing Limit) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 377. Reported, 402. Approved, 410.

    Local Government (Best Value) Performance Plans and Reviews Amendment and Specified Dates Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 305), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 442. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 453. Reported, 465.

    Local Government (Best Value) Performance Indicators and Performance Standards Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 523), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 595. Allocated to the Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 602. Reported, 617.

Local Government Finance: Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 82) on 2001–02 Special Grants in connection with pilot Local Public Service Agreements, Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 83) on Maintenance of Roads Grant 2001–02, Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 85) on Invest to Save Budget Round 3 projects, and Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 86) on 2001–02 Special Grant for Rate Relief in Respect of Hardship caused by Foot and Mouth Disease, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 71. Reported, 78. Approved, 85–6.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 87) on 2001–02 Special Grant for Local Authority E-Government Pathfinders, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 134. Reported, 144. Approved, 154.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 88) on Special Grant for Activities Undertaken by Beacon Councils, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 161. Reported, 183. Approved, 188.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 81) on 2001/02 Special Grant for Gypsy Sites Refurbishment, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 88) on Special Grant for Activities Undertaken by Beacon Councils), 176. Reported, 183. Approved, 190 (Motion made and Question put, 188).

Local Government Finance—continued

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 89) on Children's Services (Quality protects) Special Grants for 2000–01 and 2001–02, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 263. Reported, 270. Approved, 274.

    Local Government Finance Report (England) 2002–03, approved, 324.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 90), allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 377. Reported, 412. Approved, 424.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 93) on the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund 2002–04, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 409. Approved, 414.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 95) on 2001–02 Special Grant for Unaccompanied Asylum—Seeking Children, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 415. Reported, 423. Approved, 429.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 97) on Special Grants for Local Government On-Line Funding to Local Authorities, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 467. Reported, 475. Approved, 510.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 96) on Special Grants for School Standards and Support of post-sixteen budgets, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 523. Approved, 533.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 98) on Maintenance of Roads Grant 2002–03, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 467. Reported, 475. Approved, 510.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 100) on 2001–02 Special Grant for Rate Relief in Respect of Hardship Caused by Foot and Mouth Disease, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 601. Reported, 609. Approved, 630.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 103) on Gypsy Sites Refurbishment Grant for 2002–03, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 622. Reported, 637. Approved, 643.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 94) on Funding for Enforcement of Vehicle Emission Standards, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 622. Reported, 637. Approved, 643.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 102) on Children's Services (Quality Protects) Special Grants for 2001–02 and 2002–03, and Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 104) on Special Grants for Children's Services Quality Protects Adoption and Permanence Taskforce Special Grant for 2002–03, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657. Reported, 676. Approved, 691.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 101) on Personal Social Services Performance Grant for 2002–03, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 639. Reported, 649. Approved, 662.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 92) on Special Grants for Asylum Speakers Support (Adults and Families of Asylum Seekers) for 1999–2000 and Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 99) on Special Grant for Unaccompanied Asylum—Seeking Children for 2002–03, allocated to the Thirteenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 658. Reported, 683. Approved, 696.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 105) on Invest to Save Budget Round 4 Projects and Local Government On-Line, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 703. Reported, 714. Approved, 725.

    Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 106) on Special Grants for Performance Pay Progression for Teachers on any Qualified Pay Scale, for Performance Pay Progression for Teachers on the Leadership Group Pay Spine, and for Threshold Payments for Teachers Employed by Local Authorities in Children's Homes, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 703. Reported, 714. Approved, 720.

Local Sustainability Bill: Presented and read the first time, 720.

London Development Agency Bill: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in Commons, 273. Read the first time, 307. Read a second time and committed, 660. Reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills with Amendments (Preamble amended), 694. As amended, considered, 756. Read the third time, and passed, 761. Lords communicate suspension Resolutions, 777. Commons make suspension Resolutions, 793.

London Government: Draft Greater London Authority (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Order 2001, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 134. Reported, 149. Approved, 154.

    Road User Charging (Charges and Penalty Charging) (London) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2285) and Road User Charging (Enforcement and Adjudication) (London) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2313), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 757. Allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 760. Reported, 808.

London Local Authorities Bill: [Lords]: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in the Lords, 273. Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have not been complied with in relation to a Petition for Additional Provision, 540. Report from Standing Orders Committee, that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with and that parties be permitted to insert Additional Provisions, 633. Lords communicate suspension Resolutions, 793. Commons concur, 800.

London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill: [Lords]: Standing Orders not complied with; to originate in the Lords, subject to the decisions of the Standing Orders Committees, 273. Standing Orders Committee reports that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with and that parties be permitted to proceed with the Bill, 310. Examiner's Report that Standing Orders have not been complied with in relation to a Petition for Additional Provision, 540. Report from Standing Orders Committee, that Standing Orders ought to be dispensed with and that parties be permitted to insert Additional Provisions, 633. Lords communicate suspension Resolutions, 793. Commons concur, 801.

Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill: Presented and read the first time, 89. Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 132. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 152. C, 176. Reported, with an Amendment, 206. As amended, considered; Queen's and Prince of Wales's Consent signified; read the third time, and passed, 420.

    Money Resolution, 194.

MEMBERS

  I. Members take oath or make Affirmation:

    The Speaker alone takes and subscribes the Oath at the beginning of new Parliament, 2.

    Other Members take and subscribe the Oath or make and subscribe the Affirmation required by law at beginning of new Parliament, 2–14, 15, 23, 25, 28, 39, 42, 110.

    Members returned at by-elections take Oath or make and subscribe the Affirmation: 222, 368.

  II. Deaths of Members:

    Speaker informs House of deaths of Members:

    —Mr Jamie Charles Cann, 130.

    —Sir Raymond Powell, 251.

  III. Election Petitions:

    Speaker acquaints House with Certificate from Judges appointed to try Election Petition, in relation to the Fermanagh and South Tyrone Constituency, 141. Lays copy of Shorthand Writer's Notes and a copy of the Order made by the Court, 239.

  IV. Members' salaries, pensions, allowances, &c.

    Members' Allowances, Insurance, &c., Resolution, 52 (Amendments made, and others proposed, but not made).

    Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion), Resolution, 54 (Amendment proposed, but not made).

    Parliamentary Pensions, Resolution, 55 (Amendments made).

    Members' Insurance: Reimbursement of Costs Incurred by the Right Honourable Member for Blackburn, Resolution, 55.

    Members' Pay (Money Resolution), 56.

    Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund: Managing Trustees discharged and others appointed, 196.

    Travel by Honourable Members to National Parliaments and European Union Institutions: Resolution, 542.

    Payment for Chairmen: Resolution, 555 (and another Motion negatived, 555).

  V. Disorderly conduct:

    Deputy Speaker in Westminster Hall reports a Member for declining to withdraw a grossly disorderly expression, 390, 395.

  VI. Members reprimanded and suspended:

    Mr Geoffrey Robinson suspended for three weeks, 159.

    Mr Keith Vaz suspended for one month, 355.

  VII. Miscellaneous

    On the first day of the meeting of new Parliament, the Clerk of the Crown delivers to the Clerk of the House a Book containing a list of the names of Members returned, 1.

    Member makes personal statement and then withdraws (before Order suspending him), 159.

    Facilities of the House, Resolution (in relation to use by Members who have not taken their seat), 274 (after Amendments proposed, but not made).

    Standards and Privileges, Resolution (Registration of Interests by Members who have not taken their seat), 442.

    Code of Conduct, Resolution, 557.

Members of Parliament (Employment Disqualification) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 293.

Mental Health: Mental Health Act 1983 (Remedial) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3712), allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 358. Reported, 455. Approved, 463.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 272.

Merchant Shipping: Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1473), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 715. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 731. Reported, 761.

Mersey Tunnels Bill: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in Commons, 273. Read the first time, 307. Suspension Motion: objection taken, 751. Debate resumed and Motion agreed to, 766. Lords concur, 777.

MESSAGES

  I. From Her Majesty:

    At the opening of the Session, 15.

  II. From the Lords Commissioners:

    To hear a Commission read for giving Royal Assent to Acts and for proroguing Parliament, 817.

    At the first meeting of the new Parliament, 1.

    For the presentation of Mr Speaker Elect for the Royal approbation, 2.

  II. From the Lords:

    1. Bills, Private:

    That they have passed a Bill, to which they desire the concurrence of the Commons, 97(2), 441, 597.

    That they have come to Resolutions relating to revival of proceedings on Bills, and desiring the concurrence of the Commons, 21.

    That they concur with Resolutions of the Commons relating to:

    —revival of proceedings on Bills, 73, 206.

MESSAGES, II.1—continued

    —suspension of proceedings on Bills, 777, 793.

    That they have agreed to Commons Bills:

    —without Amendment, 597, 777.

    —with Amendments, 462.

    That they have agreed, without Amendment, to Commons Amendments to Lords Bills, 756, 761.

    2. Bills, Public:

    That they have passed a Bill, to which they desire the concurrence of the Commons, 149, &c.

    That they have agreed to Bills originating in the Commons:

    —without Amendment, 84, &c.

    —with Amendments, 255, &c.

    That they have agreed to a Commons Amendment to a Bill originating in the Lords, 329, &c.

    That they have agreed to Commons Amendments to Bills originating in the Lords:

    —without Amendment, 316, 368(2).

    —with a consequential Amendment, 460.

    —with Amendments, 714.

    That they do not insist on their Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed:

    —and agree to Amendments in lieu, 604.

    —and agree to Amendment in lieu (of a single Lords Amendment), 268, 665.

    —and agree to Amendments to words so restored to Bill, 727.

    —but propose Amendments in lieu of some of them, 714.

    —and agree to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, 719.

    —but propose an Amendment in lieu, and agree to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, Commons Amendments in lieu, and Commons Amendments to words so restored to the Bill, 811.

    That they insist on certain Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed:

    —and agree with a Commons Amendment in lieu, propose Amendments in lieu, agree to a Commons Amendment to a Lords Amendment with an Amendment, agree to an Amendment made instead of words left out and to consequential Amendments, and do not insist on remaining Lords Amendments, 267.

    —and do not agree with a Commons Amendment in lieu, but propose Amendments in lieu, and agree to an Amendment in lieu, Amendments made to words restored to the Bill and a consequential Amendment, 719.

    —and do not agree with a Commons Amendment to a Lords Amendment, and agree to remaining Commons Amendment to a Lords Amendment and to Amendments in lieu, 796.

    —agree to an Amendment in lieu, make Amendments in lieu, agree to an Amendment to a Lords Amendment with an Amendment, agree to the Amendment made instead of words left out and to the consequential Amendments, and do not insist on remaining Lords Amendments, 267.

    That they agree with Commons Amendments in lieu:

    —and to Commons Amendments to a Lords Amendment, 801.

    —and to Commons Amendment to a Lords Amendment, and do not insist on remaining Lords Amendments, 811.

    That they do not insist on their Amendment in lieu, and agree with Commons Amendments in lieu, 816.

    That they disagree to certain Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, do not insist on one of their Amendments, and agree to Commons Amendments to remaining Lords Amendments, 816.

    That they do not insist on their disagreement and agree to the Amendments in lieu, 816.

    3. Committees, Joint:

    That they have appointed a Select Committee to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons as the Joint Committee on:

    —Statutory Instruments (seven Lords), 28.

    —Human Rights (six Lords), 42.

    —Consolidation Bills (twelve Lords) (and proposing date of meeting), 418.

    That they concur with the time proposed by the Commons for the meeting of the Joint Committee on:

    —Statutory Instruments, 42.

    —Human Rights, 84.

    That they have made an Amendment to their Order relating to the appointment of a Joint Committee on Human Rights, 315.

    That they have come to a Resolution on a Joint Committee on any draft Communications Bill presented to both Houses by a Minister of the Crown, and that the Committee should report not later than three months after any such Bill has been presented to both Houses, 518. Commons concur and appoint Committee, 527. Lords communicate that they have appointed a committee and propose time for meeting, 530. Commons concur, 532.

    That they have come to a Resolution on a Joint Committee on House of Lords Reform, 587.

    That they have appointed a Committee of twelve Lords to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons as the Joint Committee on House of Lords Reform and propose date and time of meeting, 660. Commons concur, 661.

    That they have amended their Standing Order relating to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills, 808.

    4. Standing Committee on the Convention:

    Lords give leave to Alternate Representatives to the Convention, and to other Lords, to participate in the Standing Committee on the Convention, 628.

  III. To the Lords:

    1. Bills, Private:

    To acquaint the Lords:

    —That the Commons concur with the Resolution relating to:

    —revival of Bills originating in the Lords, 26.

    —suspension of Bills, 800, 801.

MESSAGES, III.1—continued

    To be communicated to the Lords, and their concurrence desired:

    —That the Commons have made an Order relating to:

    —revival of a Bill originating in the Commons, 63, 195. Lords concur, 73, 206.

    —suspension of a Bill, 766. Lords concur, 777.

    2. Bills, Public:

    To communicate Reasons for disagreeing to Lords Amendments, 262, &c.

    3. Committees, Joint:

    To acquaint the Lords that the Commons have appointed Members to be members of the Select Committee appointed to join with a Committee of the Lords as the Joint Committee on:

    —Statutory Instruments (seven Members), 39.

    —Human Rights (five Members), 81.

    —Consolidation, &c., Bills (twelve Members), 262.

    Commons concur with time of meeting proposed by the Lords for the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills, 431.

    Commons concur with Resolution relating to Joint Committee on Draft Communications Bill and appoint Committee accordingly, 527.

    —and agree to proposed time of meeting, 532.

    Commons concur with Resolution relating to Joint Committee on House of Lords Reform and appoint Committee accordingly, 619.

    To acquaint the Lords that the Commons have amended the Standing Order relating to the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 282.

    4. Standing Committee on the Convention:

    To acquaint the Lords that the Commons have appointed a Standing Committee on the Convention and given power for Lords, if that House think fit, to answer questions and participate in proceedings, 599.

V. Miscellaneous

    Lords messages ordered to be considered, 26, &c.

METROPOLITAN POLICE

    Sessional Order, 16.

Milford Haven Port Authority Bill: [Lords]: Examiners' Report that Standing Orders have been complied with; to originate in Lords, 273. Brought from the Lords; read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 597. Examiners' Report, no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 623. Read a second time and committed, 642. Reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills with Amendments (Preamble amended), 694. As amended, considered, 756. Read the third time, and passed, with Amendments, 761. To which the Lords agree, 761. (Cited as Milford Haven Port Authority Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

Ministers of the Crown: Draft Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Dissolution) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Reported, 307. Approved, 311.

Mobile Telephones (Re-Programming) Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 684. Read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House, 714. Considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment; read the third time, and passed, without Amendment, 726. (Cited as Mobile Telephones (Re-Programming) Act 2002), Royal Assent, 727.

Motor Vehicles (Prohibition on Use of Hand-held Mobile Telephones) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 189.

Movement of Farm Animals Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 170.

Museums Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 337.

National Australia Group Europe Bill: [Lords]: Lords communicate Resolution regarding revival of Bill, 21. Commons concur, 26. Brought from the Lords; read the first time and referred to the Examiners, 97. Examiner's Report, no Standing Order not previously inquired into applicable, 139. Read a second time and committed, 155. Reported from Committee on Unopposed Bills, without Amendment, 189. Read the third time, and passed, without Amendment, 202. (Cited as National Australia Group Europe Act 2001) Royal Assent, 240.

National Cancer Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 560.

National Health Service: National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 4043), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 305. Allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 313. Reported, 337.

    Draft Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 529. Reported, 560. Approved, 571.

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 178. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 202. A, 210. Reported, with Amendments, 265. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 294. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 568. Lords Amendments considered; some agreed to; others disagreed to; Amendments made in lieu; Reasons Committee appointed, 578. Reasons reported and agreed to, 579. Lords do not insist on Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed and agree to Amendments in lieu, 604. (Cited as National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002) Royal Assent, 633.

    Money Resolution, 203.

    Programme Order, 203. Supplemental Order, 577.

National Heritage Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 251. Read the first time, 270. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 303. C, 392. Reported, with an Amendment, 412. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, with an Amendment, 471. To which the Lords agree, 473. (Cited as National Heritage Act 2002) Royal Assent, 526.

    Money Resolution, 311.

National Insurance Contributions Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 526. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House, 549. Considered in Committee; Reported, with an Amendment; as amended, considered (pursuant to Order); read the third time, and passed, 587. Speaker's certificate, 592. Agreed to by the Lords, 3rd July 2002 (no entry). (Cited as National Insurance Contributions Act 2002) Royal Assent, 669.

    Programme Order, 549.

National Nutrition Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 762.

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 457. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 509. E, 514. Reported, with Amendments, 573. As amended, considered, 593. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 598. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 794. Lords Amendments agreed to, some with Amendments, some with Special Entry; others disagreed to, some with Amendments in lieu or Amendments to words so restored to the Bill, 802. Reasons Committee, 804; reported, 805. Lords do not insist on an Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed but propose an Amendment in lieu, and agree to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, Commons Amendments in lieu, and Commons Amendments to words so restored to the Bill, 811. Lords Amendment in lieu disagreed to, with Amendments in lieu, 815. Lords do not insist on their Amendment in lieu, and agree with Commons Amendments in lieu, 816. (Cited as Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 510.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 613, 764.

Northern Ireland: Draft Life Sentences (Northern Ireland Consequential Amendments) Order 2001 and draft Life Sentences (Northern Ireland) Order 2001, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 47. Reported, 60. Approved, 69 (Motion made and Question put, 66).

    Draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) Order 2001, approved, 82.

    Police (Northern Ireland) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2513), approved, 98.

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2895), Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2884), Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3231), and Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3230), allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 161. Reported, 167. Approved, 172.

    Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Amendment of Enactment) Order 2001, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 155. Approved, 172.

    Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions) Order 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 146. Reported, 153. Approved, 157.

    Draft Criminal Injuries Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 357. Order withdrawn; Committee discharged, 361. Order re-laid, 366. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 392. Reported, 402. Approved, 410.

    Draft Sea Fisheries (Northern Ireland) Order, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 357. Reported, 362. Approved, 371.

    Draft Northern Ireland Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 467. Reported, 473. Approved, 506.

    Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Designation of Public Authorities) Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 639. Draft Order withdrawn, 656. Committee discharged, 657.

    Draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2002 and draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 656. Second draft Order reported, 667. Approved, 679. First draft Order withdrawn, 675.

    Draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 703. Reported, 751. Approved, 759.

    Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Modification of Enactments) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 731. Reported, 765. Approved, 774.

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2587) and Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2574), allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 769. Reported, 777. Approved, 789.

    Draft Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 791. Reported, 796. Approved, 806.

Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 248. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; read a second time, 270. Considered in Committee; reported, without Amendment; read the third time, and passed, 285. Agreed to by the Lords, 363. (Cited as Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 371.

    Programme Order, 270. Nurses and Midwives: Draft Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 210. Reported, 217. Approved, 226.

Office of Communications Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 266. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 291. E, 298. Reported, with an Amendment, 337. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, with an Amendment, 390. To which the Lords agree, 396. (Cited as Office of Communications Act 2002) Royal Assent, 426.

    Money Resolution, 291.

    Programme Order, 291.

OPPOSITION

  I. Days at the Disposal of the Leader of the Opposition:

DaySubjectQuestion amended and agreed to
1stPost–16 Education73
The Countryside in Crisis74
2ndConduct of Ministers in the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions141
4thThe Government's Education and Lifelong Learning Policies171
5thThe Secretary of State's Handling of the Decisions relating to Railtrack186
The Government's Stakeholder Pension Scheme187
6thThe Government's Record on the Compilation and Dissemination of Information236
Funding of Public Services236
8thState of the Public Services307
9thThe Government's Management of the Post Office322
10thAsylum: Bilateral Agreement with France334
The Government's Pension Plans and Means-tested Benefits334
11thQuality of Life in London and the South East409
12thEducation and Skills Training427
The Chinook Helicopter Crash428
14thTruancy and Discipline in Schools573
Special Educational Needs574
3rd: second partReduction of World Poverty through Trade617
15thMental Health634
Situation in Zimbabwe634
16thFunded Pensions649
17th: first partCare homes668
17th: second partPeace Process in Northern Ireland696§
18thConduct of the Department for Education and Skills752
Rural Economy753
19th: first partGovernment Management of the National Lottery766
20thAccess to Facilities of the House773
Implications of the Human Rights Act 1998773

    † Debate on Question, That the original words stand part of the Question, stood adjourned at Ten o'clock.

    ‡ Question put on Main Question, as amended (as Amendment did not leave out all the effective words of the Motion).

    § No Amendment proposed; Debate stood adjourned after three hours (pursuant to Order, 695).

OPPOSITION—continued

  II. Days at the disposal of the Leader of the second largest Opposition Party:

DaySubjectQuestion amended and agreed to
3rd: first partStudent Finance150
7thState of the Railways296
State of the Care System297
13thPost Office Closures and Royal Mail Deliveries560
UK Role in the Johannesburg Summit and Promoting Sustainability561

  III. Proceedings on Opposition Days:

    Question, That the original words stand part of the Question, negatived on Division, 73, &c.

    Debate on Question, That the original words stand part of the Question, stood adjourned at Ten o'clock, 428.

    Question, That the proposed words be there added, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order (Questions on amendments), and agreed to 73, &c.

    —on Division, 141, &c.

    The Speaker forthwith declared the main Question, as amended, to be agreed to, 73, &c.

    Main Question put, as amended, 410, 634.

    No Amendment proposed to Opposition Motion; Debate stood adjourned after three hours (pursuant to Order, 695), 696.

    Order, That on a future day, paragraph (2) of Standing Order (Questions on amendments) shall apply to proceedings on Motions as if the day were an Opposition Day allotted under paragraph (2) of Standing Order (Arrangement of public business), 363, 757.

    —Motions amended and agreed to accordingly:

    —Government Support for Mr Mittal and the Domestic Steel Industry, 386.

    —Process of Consent for New Nuclear Power Stations in Scotland and Wales, 387.

    —Affordable Housing, 762.

    —Nuclear Power, 763.

    Order, That, on a future day, opposition business may be proceeded with, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c)(i) of Standing Order (Arrangement of public business), for three hours or until Seven o'clock, whichever is later, and proceedings shall then lapse if not previously concluded, 763.

Organ Donation (Presumed Consent and Safeguards) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 431.

Organ Donation (Presumed Consent and Safeguards) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 676.

Outlawries Bill: Read the first time, 16.

Overseas Development: Draft African Development Fund (Additional Subscriptions) Order 2002 and draft Caribbean Development Bank (Further Payments) Order 2002, allocated to the Eleventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 658. Reported, 676. Approved, 691.

PARLIAMENT

    Session opened by Her Majesty, 15.

    Prorogued, by virtue of Her Majesty's Commission therefor, by Lords Commissioners, from Thursday 7th November to Wednesday 13th November, 818.

    First day of meeting of new Parliament, 1.

    Parliament dissolved by Proclamation, before page 1.

    Draft Ministerial and other Salaries Order 2001, approved, 136.

    Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1807), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 697. Allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 703. Reported, 719.

PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSIONER FOR STANDARDS

    Speaker lays Report from House of Commons Commission on nomination of a Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, 343.

    Mr Philip John Courtney Mawer appointed Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, 355.

Partnership: Draft Limited Liability Partnerships (Particulars of Usual Residential Address) (Confidentiality Orders) Regulations 2002, draft Limited Liability Partnerships (No. 2) Regulations 2002 and Limited Liability Partnerships (Competent Authority) (Fees) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 416. Reported, 423. Approved, 429.

Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 89. Order for Second Reading discharged; Bill withdrawn, 165.

Patents Act 1997 (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 509. Order for Second Reading discharged; Bill withdrawn, 695.

Patient Choice Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 787.

Patients without Legal Capacity (Safeguards) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 355.

Pensions: Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2002, approved, 363.

    Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 206), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 442. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 453. Reported, 462.

Pensions—continued

    Occupational Pensions Schemes (Minimum Funding Requirement and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 380), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 519. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 528. Reported, 552.

Pension Annuities (Amendment) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 90. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 290. C, 312. Transferred to A, 343. Reported, with Amendments, 378. As amended, considered; further consideration stood adjourned (at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday), 457.

Performance of Private Hospitals Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 536.

PETITIONS

    Presented, 45, &c.

    Presented and read, 45, &c.

    Ministerial replies laid upon the Table pursuant to Standing Order (Printing of petitions and of ministerial replies), 119, &c.

Planning (Publication and Infrastructure) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 552.

Police: Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Drug Testing of Persons in Police Detention) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 47. Reported, 60. Approved, 65.

    Draft Police Emblems and Flags Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 298. Reported, 304. Approved, 309.

    Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2002–03, approved, 324.

    Draft Police Act 1997 (Enhanced Criminal Records Certificates) (Protection of Vulnerable Adults) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 343. Withdrawn and re-laid, 346. Committee discharged, 347. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 257. Reported, 362. Approved, 371.

    Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Visual Recording of Interviews) Order 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 467. Reported, 518. Approved, 524.

Police Reform Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 517. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 532. A, 563. Reported, with Amendments and an amended Title, 642. As amended, considered, 673. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, with Amendments, 677. Lords agree to Commons Amendments, some with Amendments, 714. Lords Amendments to Commons Amendments agreed to, 726. (Cited as Police Reform Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolution, 533.

    Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 367, 426.

Political Parties (Funding) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 577.

Port Protection Authority Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 526.

Postal Services: Draft Sub-Post Office Start-Up Capital Subsidy Scheme Order 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 47. Reported, 60. Approved, 65.

    Draft Postal Services Act 2000 (Determination of Turnover for Penalties) (Amendment) Order 2002 and draft Postal Services Act 2002 (Modification of Section 7) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 287. Reported, 307. Approved, 311.

Powers of Attorney: Court of Protection (Enduring Powers of Attorney) (Amendment) Rules 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 832) and Court of Protection (Amendment) Rules 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 833), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 615. Allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 622. Reported, 642.

Prescriptions (Chronic Diseases) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 617.

Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: Draft Pathogens Access Appeal Commission (Procedure) Rules 2002, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 640. Reported, 660. Approved, 669.

    Draft Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (Information) Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 681. Reported, 689. Approved, 697.

    Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2002, approved, 787.

PRINCE OF WALES

    Prince of Wales, having been informed of the purport of the Bill, gives his Consent, as far as his interest is concerned,

Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 225. Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 248. Order for Second Reading read; Queen's Consent signified; objection taken to further proceeding, 711.

Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 695.

Prisons: Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (Specified Organisations) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3411), allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 155. Approved, 172.

Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 244. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 472. C, 563. Reported, with Amendments, 597. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, 711. (Cited as Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

PROCEEDINGS OR BUSINESS

  I. Proceedings or Business interrupted by the Speaker:

    At the moment of interruption,

    —to allow Questions to be put on Estimates, 256.

    At Eleven o'clock on a Friday, pursuant to Standing Order (Friday sittings), 152, 517, 665, 688.

    After three hours, under Standing Order (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration), 341.

  II. Proceedings lapse:

    Motions for the Adjournment:

    —at Ten o'clock, 130, &c.

    —at Seven o'clock on a Thursday, 179, &c.

    —at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 138, &c.

    —pursuant to Order, at:

    —Five o'clock, 771.

    —midnight, 124.

  III. Proceedings postponed; Stand Adjourned; Questions Deferred, etc:

    Divisions deferred under Order of 28th June 2001, 65, &c.

    Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on Estimates deferred, pursuant to Standing Order (Consideration of estimates), 256, 396, 642–3.

  IV. Miscellaneous:

    Objection taken to further proceedings:

    —on Motion to revive a Private Bill, 41, 44, 89.

    —on Motion to suspend a Private Bill, 751.

    —on Motion to change the membership of the Committee of Selection, 751.

    —on Second Reading of Private Members' Bill, 215, 711(2), 712.

Proceeds of Crime Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 136. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 156. B, 161. Reported, with Amendments, 336. As amended, considered; further consideration stood adjourned, 369. Further considered; read the third time, and passed, 374. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 683. Lords Amendments considered; some agreed to, some disagreed to; Reasons Committee appointed, 706. Lords do not insist on Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, but propose Amendments in lieu of some of them, 714. Lords Amendments in lieu agreed to, 726. (Cited as Proceeds of Crime Act 2002) Royal Assent, 727.

    Money Resolutions, 156, 706. Ways and Means Resolution, 156.

    Programme Order, 156. Supplemental Orders, 369, 706.

    Reports from Joint Committee on Human Rights, 221, 336.

Protection of Property (Static Devices) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 132.

PROVISIONAL ORDERS (SCOTLAND)

    Report by Committee of Selection, That it had appointed thirteen Members to form the Parliamentary panel of Members of this House to act as Commissioners under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 247.

    Reports by Secretary of State for Scotland, the Lord Chairman and the Chairman of Ways and Means, under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, That powers sought would be more properly obtained by the promotion of a Private Bill than by the promotion of a Private Bill and of a Provisional Order, in relation to HSBC Investment Bank Holdings plc, 192.

Public Accounts: Resolution, 316.

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMISSION

    Chairman of Committee of Public Accounts appointed an ex officio member, pursuant to section 2(2) of the National Audit Act 1983, 138.

    Two Members appointed, pursuant to section 2(2)(c), 527.

    Eleventh Report laid, 819.

Public Health: Private and Voluntary Health Care (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3968), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 285. allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Reported, 324.

Public Right of Planning Appeal Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91.

Public Services (Disruption) Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords, 725.

Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 615. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 647. A, 656. Reported, with an Amendment, 671. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, with an Amendment, 744. To which the Lords agree, 751. (Cited as Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 647.

QUEEN

    [For Queen's answers to Addresses, see Addresses]

  I. Queen's Speeches:

    Queen's Speech at opening of Session reported by the Speaker and ordered to be entered in the Journal, 16.

    Queen's Speech in reply to Humble Address ordered to be entered in the Journal, 521.

    Queen's Speech at end of Session delivered to both Houses by the Lord Chancellor, 817.

  II. Queen's Consent signified:

    Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Bill, gives her consent, as far as Her Majesty's interest is concerned,

    Prerogative and Interest,

    —Second Reading, 711(2), 712.

    —Third Reading, 349.

  III. Queen's Recommendation:

    [For Queen's Recommendation for Money Resolutions, see Resolutions, IV.]

QUEEN, III—continued

    Queen's Recommendation signified to Motions relating to:

    —Members' Pay (Money Resolution), 56.

  IV. Royal Assent signified:

    To Acts:

    —by the Lords Commissioners, authorised by Her Majesty's Commission: 817.

    Rape (Consent) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 695.

Rating and Valuation: Non-Domestic Rating (Designation of Rural Areas) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3916), and Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3944), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 349–50. Allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 358. Reported, 373.

Redundancy Payments Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 720.

Regulation of Child Care Providers Bill: Presented and read the first time, 570.

REGULATORY REFORM

Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Orders: Resolutions and Reports from the Committee and Proceedings in the House:

Title of OrderProposal for OrderDraft Order
(D = Deregulation;
RR = Regulatory Reform)
ResolutionReportResolutionReportApproved
D (Bingo and Other Gaming) 20011 May 20014th¶3365th, 339355
RR (Carers' Allowance) 2002 4098th, 41252310th, 525550
D (Correction of Birth and Death Entries in Registers or Other Records) 20011 May 20014th¶4269th, 430506
D (Disposals of Dwelling-Houses by Local Authorities) 200113 Mar. 20013rd¶2553rd, 258278
RR (Golden Jubilee Licensing) 20023365th, 3393867th, 389425
RR (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) 2002378*6th, 38052210th, 525549
RR (Removal of 20 Member Limit in Partnerships etc.) 2002694*12th, 69980814th, 813
D (Restaurant Licensing Hours) 20011 May 20014th¶3365th, 339355
RR (Special Occasions Licensing) 20011701st, 1732062nd, 212227
RR (Sugar Beet Research and Education) 200213th, 765
RR (Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979) 20024269th, 43057311th, 577588
RR (Voluntary Aided Schools Liabilities and Funding) (England) 20023214th, 3233867th, 389410

    Resolutions from the Committee: * For approval; † For amendment

    § No Division (applicable to Resolutions about draft Orders only)

    ¶ Report of Session 2000–01

    [See also Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee, under Committees, I, 2.]

Rehabilitation of Offenders: Draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2001, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 192. Withdrawn and re-laid, 201. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 210. Reported, 217. Approved, 226.

    Draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 343. Reported, 351. Approved, 356.

Relationships (Civil Registration) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 144. Order for Second Reading read; it being half-past Two o'clock, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the business, 215.

Religious Discrimination and Remedies Bill: Presented and read the first time, 291.

Representation of the People: Draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (England and Wales) Regulations 2001, and draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 72. Reported, 78. Approved, 85.

    Draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 72. Reported, 78. Approved, 85.

    Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and draft Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 658. Reported, 683. Approved, 691–2.

    Draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 682. Reported, 700. Approved, 708.

RESOLUTIONS

    [For Resolutions come to on Opposition Days or under the procedure for Opposition days, see Opposition.]

  I. Questions Agreed to:

    Facilities of the House, 274 (after Amendments proposed, but not made).

    Hunting with Dogs: Ban, 424.

    Line of Route (Private Member's Resolution debated in Government time), 329.

    Matters sub judice (Rescinding Resolutions of 23rd July 1963 and 28th June 1972 and making a fresh Resolution), 194.

    Modernisation of the House of Commons 552 (after Amendment proposed, but not made); 778 (after Amendments proposed, but not made).

    Parliamentary Questions (after Amendments proposed, but not made), 778.

    Payment for Chairmen, 555.

    Public Accounts (Private Member's Resolution debated in Government time), 316.

    Standards and Privileges (Registration of Interests by Members who have not taken their seat), 442.

    Travel by Honourable Members to National Parliaments and European Union Institutions, 542.

    Urban Post Office Reinvention Programme (financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982), 744.

  II. Questions negatived:

    Hunting with Dogs: Supervision, 424.

    Hunting with Dogs: Hunting under Licence, 424.

    Payment for Chairmen, 555.

  III. Resolutions for addresses come to nemine contradicente:

    Condolence, 445.

    Golden Jubilee, 509.

  IV. Money Resolutions:

    1. Resolutions authorising expenditure in connection with Government Bills, Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified:

    Adoption and Children, 153.*

    Animal Health, 184.*

    Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security, 200.*

    Civil Defence (Grant), 226.*

    Commonhold and Leasehold Reform [Lords], 282.*

    Education, 242.*

    Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland), 65.*

    Employment, 223.*

    Enterprise, 449.*

    European Communities (Finance), 43.*

    Export Control, 61.*

    Finance, 506.*

    Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill, 126.*

    Homelessness Bill, 39.*

    International Development [Lords], 175.*

    Justice (Northern Ireland), 305.*

    Land Registration [Lords], 237.*

    National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions, 203.*

    Nationality, Immigration and Asylum, 510.*

    Office of Communications [Lords], 291.*

    Police Reform [Lords], 533.*

    Proceeds of Crime, 156.* No. 2, 706.

    Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) [Lords], 647.*

    State Pension Credit [Lords], 439.*

    Tax Credits, 252.*

    Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords], 519.*

    Travel Concessions (Eligibility) [Lords], 167.*

    *Questions put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order.

    2. Resolutions authorising expenditure in connection with Private Members' Bills, Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified:

    Home Energy Conservation, 292.

    Housing Benefit, 599.

    Marine Wildlife Conservation, 194.

    National Heritage [Lords], 311.

Respite Care (Children) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 700.

Right to Self-employment Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 285.

Road Safety and Speed Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 322.

Road Traffic: Draft Driving Licences (Disqualification until Test Passed) (Prescribed Offence) Order 2001, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 211. Reported, 240. Approved, 252.

    Draft Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 622. Reported, 637. Approved, 643.

Sea Fisheries: Fishing Vessels (Decommissioning) Scheme 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3390), allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 147. Reported, 167. Approved, 173.

Selective Schools (Transitional Arrangements) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 462.

SERJEANT AT ARMS

    To communicate Sessional Order to the Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis, 16.

Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 255.

Sex Discrimination (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time, 609.

Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill: Presented and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 132. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 145. A, 160. Reported, with Amendments, 178. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, 190. Agreed to by the Lords, 319. (Cited as Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

    Programme Order, 145.

    Report from Joint Committee on Human Rights, 221.

Shops Bill: Presented and read the first time, 653.

Single European Language Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 808.

Social Care: Care Home Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3965), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 285. Allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Reported, 324.

    National Care Standards Commission (Registration) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3969) and National Care Standards Commission (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3980), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 286. Allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 299. Reported, 321.

    National Care Standards Commission (Children's Rights Director) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1250), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 635. Allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 640. Reported, 660.

Social Security: Draft Social Security (Literacy etc. Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 72. Reported, 78. Approved, 92 (Motion made and Question put, 86).

    Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 95. Withdrawn, 105. Re-laid, 99. Reported, 132. Approved, 139.

    Social Security (Jobcentre Plus Interviews) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3210): Motion to annul negatived, 150.

    Draft Social Security (Loss of Benefit) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 229. Reported, 251. Approved, 256.

    Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2002, approved, 363.

    Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 357. Reported, 368. Approved, 375.

    Draft Tax Credits Up-rating Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 377. Reported, 396. Approved, 404.

    Draft Social Security Administration Act 1992 (Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 393. Reported, 417. Approved, 425.

    Social Security Amendment (Residential Care and Nursing Homes) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 398), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 442. Allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 453. Reported, 465.

    Draft Social Security and Child Support (Decisions and Appeals) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 535. Approved, 541.

    Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 648), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 519. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 528. Reported, 532.

    Draft Social Security Amendment (Intercalating Students) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 621. Reported, 628. Approved, 635.

    Draft Social Security (Electronic Communications) (Child Benefit) Order 2002, allocated to the Tenth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 622. Transferred to First Standing Committee, 626. Reported, 647. Approved, 650.

    Draft State Pension Credit Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 656. Reported, 667. Approved, 679.

Social Security (Northern Ireland): Draft Tax Credits (Decisions and Appeals) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 535. Approved, 542.

SPEAKER

  I. Election of Speaker:

    Her Majesty's pleasure signified (at the meeting of the new Parliament) that the House should choose a Speaker, 1.

    Speaker elected, pursuant to Standing Order (Re-election of former Speaker):

    —Mr Michael J. Martin, 1.

    Speaker reports that the House's choice of him has been approved by Her Majesty and that he had made claim to the rights and privileges of the House, 2.

  II. Proceedings Relating to the Speaker at Opening and Close of Session:

    Goes with the House to attend Her Majesty in the House of Peers, 15.

    Having returned, resumes Chair at a quarter past Two o'clock, 15.

    To peruse the Votes and Proceedings, 16.

    Reports Her Majesty's Speech and directs that it be entered in the Journal, 16.

    Goes with the House to attend the Lords Commissioners in the House of Peers to hear a Commission read for giving Royal Assent to Acts and for proroguing Parliament, &c., 817.

  III. Communicates Matters to the House:

    Informs the House of the deaths of Members, 130, 251.

    Announces the results of Divisions deferred, pursuant to Order, 18, &c.

    Acquaints House with Certificate from the Judges appointed to try the Election Petition relating to the Fermanagh and South Tyrone Constituency, 141.

  IV. Lays Papers on the Table:

    Report of the House of Commons Commission, 67, 651.

    —relating to the nomination of a Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, 343.

    Reply by the House of Commons Commission to Reports by the Committee of Public Accounts and the National Audit Office, 790.

    Report from the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, 139, 273.

    Communications declaring that a Statutory Instrument had come into operation before copies were laid before Parliament, 24, &c. [See Statutory Instruments (Notification) in Part I of the Index.]

    Report from the Statutory Instruments Reference Committee relating to the classification, printing and sale of instruments, 245.

    Estimates for the House of Commons, 232, 543.

    Estimates for the Electoral Commission, 232, 543.

    Response to Report of the Committee of Public Accounts and of the Comptroller and Auditor General, 790.

    Shorthand Writer's Notes and Order made by the Court in relation to a Controverted Election, 239.

    Five Year Plan of the Electoral Commission for 2001–02 to 2005–06, 284.

    Corporate Plan of the Electoral Commission for 2002–03 to 2006–07, 440.

    Convention on the Future of Europe: Progress Reports from the United Kingdom National Parliament Representatives, 524, 624, 728, 749. [See also Committees, Standing, VIII]

    Index of Parliamentary Papers, 819.

  V. Nominations and Appointments:

    Nominates Chairmen's Panel, 28.

    —Additional Members, 31, 354.

    —An additional Member, 44, 76, 138.

    —One additional Member and two members discharged, 186.

    Appoints Chairmen of Standing Committees, 30, &c.

    —An additional Chairman, 67, 201.

    —Two additional Chairmen, 123.

    —One Chairman in place of another, 162, &c.

    Nominates Programming Committee, 59, &c.

    —One Member in place of another, 88, 284.

    Nominates Programming Sub-Committee, 76, &c.

    —Members in place of others, 131, &c.

    Appoints Speaker's Committee under Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, 41.

    Appoints an Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills, 109.

    Appoints Court of Referees on Private Bills, 361.

    Appoints Members to exercise his powers under Recess Elections Act 1975, 48.

    Nominates Ecclesiastical Committee, 317.

    —Member nominated in the place of another, 419.

  VI. Certificates and allocations:

    Appoints certain days when debates in Westminster Hall shall be on select committee reports chosen by the Liaison Committee, 340.

    Makes allocations to Standing Committees:

    —Bills, 47, &c.

    —Delegated legislation, 47, &c.

    —to an existing committee, 176.

    Certifies Bills as Money Bills under Parliament Act 1911, 84, 137, 265, 321, 592.

  VII. Puts Questions forthwith:

    1. Pursuant to Standing Orders:

    (Amendment on second or third reading), 45, &c.

    (Calling of Amendments at end of debate), 29.

    (Committal of bills), 714.

    (Consideration of draft deregulation, etc., orders), 227, &c.

    (Consolidated Fund Bills), 78, &c.

    (Consolidation Bills), 691.

    (European Standing Committees), 204, &c.

    (Exempted business), 124, &c.

    (House not to sit on certain Fridays), 28.

    (Liaison Committee), 220.

    (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), 39, &c.

    (Motions to sit in private), 242 (Question agreed to).

    (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (legislative proposals and other matters relating exclusively to Northern Ireland)) and (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)), 244, 757.

    (Periodic adjournments), 43, &c.

    (Questions on amendments), 73, &c.

    (Questions on voting of estimates, &c.), 256, &c.

SPEAKER, VII.1—continued

    (Re-election of former Speaker), 2 (Question put by Member presiding).

    (Scottish Grand Committee (sittings)), 190, &c.

    (Second reading committees), 237.

    (Standing Committee on Regional Affairs), 245, &c.

    (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), 65, &c.

    (Ways and Means motions), 465, 476.

    (Welsh Grand Committee (matters relating exclusively to Wales)) and (Welsh Grand Committee (sittings)), 28, &c.

    2. Pursuant to Sessional Orders:

    (Programming), 42, &c.

    3. Pursuant to other Orders:

    Question that words be added (pursuant to Order applying Opposition Day procedure, 363, 757), 387, 388, 762, 763.

  VIII. Puts Questions at Specified Times or after Specified Periods:

    1. Pursuant to Standing Orders:

    (Consideration of Estimates):

    —at Ten o'clock, 256.

    —at Seven o'clock on a Thursday, 396, 643.

    (Motions for leave to bring in bills and nomination of select committees at commencement of public business) after brief explanatory statements, 144, &c.

    (Proceedings under an Act or on European Community documents) after one and a half hours, 65, 82, 150, 744.

    (Questions on voting of estimates, &c.):

    —at Ten o'clock, 69, 256.

    —at Seven o'clock on a Thursday, 396, 643.

    2. Pursuant to Sessional Orders:

    (Programming) after three-quarters of an hour, 206.

    3. Pursuant to other Orders:

    Motions relating to Programming of Legislation and Deferred Divisions (at half-past Six o'clock), 36.

    Motions relating to Members' allowances, &c. (at Four o'clock), 52, 54, 55.

    Motions relating to membership of Select Committees and appointment of a Select Committee (at Seven o'clock), 79.

    Motions relating to Modernisation of the House of Commons, &c. (after four hours), 553.

    Motions relating to Hunting with Dogs (at Ten o'clock), 424.

    Motions relating to Modernisation of the House of Commons, &c. (at Ten o'clock), 777.

  IX. Other proceedings of the Speaker:

    Interrupts business or proceedings:

    —at Ten o'clock, 274.

    —at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 215, 234, 472.

    —after three hours, under Standing Order (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration), 431.

    —pursuant to Standing Order (Friday sittings), 152, 517, 665, 688.

    Adjourns House, without Question put, pursuant to Standing Order (Sittings of the House), 18, &c.

    Postpones meeting of the House for an hour (because of a security alert), 138.

    Proceeds to Westminster Hall to attend Her Majesty with an Address, 521.

    Declares Main Question to be agreed to, 73, &c.

    Suspends sitting while awaiting Lords Message, 794, 811.

    Gives notice, pursuant to Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances), That the House is to meet at a specified time, 110, 120, 124, 445, 732.

    Orders withdrawal from House of those other than Members or Officers, pursuant to Resolution that the House sit in private, 242.

    Teller reports correction to number of Ayes in Division held earlier the same sitting; Speaker directs Journal to be corrected accordingly, 463.

  X. Miscellaneous

    Order, That the Speaker do issue Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out new writs for the electing of Members, 163, 304.

    Members appointed whom Speaker is to consult, if practicable, before certifying a Bill to be a Money Bill, 50.

    Speaker granted leave of absence, 22, 288, 303.

    —and the House being informed of the absence of the Speaker, leave having been given, the Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order (Deputy Speaker), 25, 307.

    —and the House having been informed of the absence of the Speaker, leave having been given, the First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker, 290.

    —Speaker resumes Chair, 25, 308.

    Takes and subscribes the Oath, 2.

    Deputy Speakers appointed for sittings in Westminster Hall, 297.

SPECIAL PROCEDURE ORDERS

    Report by the Lord Chairman and the Chairman of Ways and Means that no Petition has been presented against:

    —South West Water Limited Ilsham Pumping Station Compulsory Purchase Order 2000, 531.

Sports Grounds and Sporting Events: Draft Football (Disorder) (Duration of Powers) Order 2001, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 48. Reported, 64. Approved, 69.

STANDING ORDERS AND SESSIONAL ORDERS

  I. Standing Orders relating to Public Business:

    1. New Standing Orders made:

    a. Without time limit:

    (Sittings in Westminster Hall), 782 (with effect from next Session of Parliament).

    (Select committees: power to work with other committees), 56.

    (Term limits for chairmen of select committees), 556. (Amendment made)

    (Written statements by ministers), 779.

    b. Until end of present Parliament:

    (Carry-over of Bills), 781.

    (Modernisation of the House of Commons), 81.

STANDING ORDERS AND SESSIONAL ORDERS, I.1—continued

    (Liaison Committee (membership)), 167 (Amendment made).

    (New provision for earlier sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays), 780 (Amendment negatived).

    (New Provision for earlier sittings on Tuesdays), 780.

    2. Standing Orders amended:

    (Election of Speaker by secret ballot), 782*.

    (Deputy Speaker), 785.

    (Sittings of the House), 783*.

    (Friday sittings), 783*.

    (Arrangement of Public Business), 783*.

    (Exempted Business), 783*.

    (Delegated legislation (negative procedure), 783*.

    (Consideration of draft deregulation, etc., orders), 557 (title changed to “Consideration of draft regulatory reform orders”)

    (Time for taking private business), 783*.

    (Time for taking questions), 779 (with effect from 1st January 2003), 783*.

    (Notices of Questions, motions and amendments), 779 (with effect from 1st January 2003), 783*.

    (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration), 783*.

    (Short speeches), 785.

    (Consideration of estimates), 783*.

    (Questions on voting of estimates, &c.), 783*.

    (Tax simplification bills), 556 (Title changed to “Tax law rewrite bills”).

    (Committal of bills), 556.

    (Meetings of standing committees), 784*.

    (Scottish Grand Committee (substantive motions for the adjournment)), 783*.

    (Scottish Grand Committee (delegated legislation)), 557.

    (Scottish Grand Committee (sittings)), 784*.

    (Welsh Grand Committee (sittings)), 784*.

    (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (delegated legislation)), 557.

    (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)), 784*.

    (Standing Committee on Regional Affairs), 784*.

    (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), 557.

    (European Standing Committees), 58.

    (Quorum of select committees), 56.

    (Select Committees: power to work with other committees), 556, 557.

    (Select Committee on Broadcasting), 56, 57.

    (Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee), 56, 57, 557 (title changed to “Regulatory Reform Committee”).

    (Domestic Committees), 56, 57.

    (European Scrutiny Committee), 57.

    (Finance and Services Committee), 56, 57.

    (Liaison Committee), 56, 556 (Amendment proposed, but not made), 784*.

    (Select Committee on Public Administration), 56, 57(2).

    (Procedure Committee), 56, 282.

    (Committee of Public Accounts), 56, 57.

    (Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments), 556.

    (Select committees related to government departments), 56, 57(2), 58, 714 (with effect from next day)

    (Environmental Audit Committee), 56, 57, 58.

    (Human Rights (Joint Committee)), 195, 282.

    (Tax simplification (Joint Committee)), 556 (title changed to “Tax law rewrite (Joint Committee)”).

    (Time and manner of presenting petitions), 784*.

    (Petition as to present personal grievance), 784*.

    * With effect from next Session of Parliament

    (Liaison Committee (Membership)) (Temporary Standing Order), 715.

    3. Standing Orders repealed:

    (Wednesday sittings), 782 (with effect from next Session of Parliament).

    4. Miscellaneous:

    Motion to make new Standing Order and amend other Standing Orders negatived, after Amendments made (including an Amendment to an Amendment), 553.

    Amendments made to Motions relating to Standing Orders, 168, 556.

    Amendments proposed to Motions relating to Standing Orders, but not made, 557.

    Standing Orders relating to Public Business to be printed, 144, 570.

  II. Sessional Orders relating to Public Business:

    Programming of Bills (eight Orders), 36.

    —continued in effect till end of following session, 875.

    Deferred Divisions, 37.

    —continued in effect till end of following session, 874.

  III. Standing Orders relating to Private Business:

    [For temporary Standing Orders relating to suspension of bills see Bills, Private, III.]

    Nomination of Committee of Selection for current Parliament declared to be a Standing Order, 41.

    Amendments made to Standing Orders, 49.

    Order, in last Session, that Standing Orders relating to Private Business be printed, discharged, 50.

    Standing Orders relating to Private Business to be printed, 50.

State Pension Credit Bill: [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 363. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 438. A, 452. Reported, with an Amendment, 513. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, with an Amendment, 582. To which the Lords agree, 583. (Cited as State Pension Credit Act 2002) Royal Assent, 633.

    Money Resolution, 439.

    Programme Order, 438.

STRANGERS

    [For Motions to sit in private, see House, V.]

Sunday Working (Scotland) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 801.

Supreme Court of England and Wales: Draft Court of Appeal (Appeals from Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission) Rules 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 467. Reported, 475. Approved, 510.

    Draft Court of Appeal (Appeals from Pathogens Access Appeal Commission) Rules 2002, allocated to the Ninth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 640. Reported, 660. Approved, 669.

    Draft Maximum Number of Judges Order 2002, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 769. Reported, 776. Approved, 798.

Tax Credits: Draft Child Tax Credit Regulations 2002, draft Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) Regulations 2002, draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) Regulations 2002 and draft Working Tax Credit (Entitlement and Maximum Rate) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 681. Reported, 694. Approved, 701.

Tax Credits Bill: Presented (under Standing Order (Procedure upon bills whose main object is to create a charge upon the public revenue) and read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 225. Read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 251. A, 263. Reported, with Amendments, 315. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed (Queen's Consent signified on Third Reading), 345. Agreed to by the Lords, with Amendments, 625. Lords Amendments considered; one disagreed to with an Amendment in lieu, others agreed to, some with special entry, 638. Lords do not insist and agree to the Amendment in lieu, 665. (Cited as Tax Credits Act 2002) Royal Assent, 669.

    Money Resolution, 252.

    Programme Order, 251. Supplemental Order, 637.

Taxes: Variation of Stamp Duties Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3746), allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 247. Reported, 255. Approved, 274.

Telecommunications Transmitters (Restriction on Planning Applications) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 213. Order for Second Reading read; Deputy Speaker interrupts Business at half-past Two o'clock on a Friday, 472.

Telecommunications Transmitters (Restriction on Planning Applications) (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 672.

Terms and Conditions of Employment: Draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 72. Reported, 78. Approved, 85.

    Draft Maternity and Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 161. Reported, 174. Approved, 184.

    Draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657. Reported, 671. Approved, 679.

    Draft Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 and draft Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 681. Reported, 689. Approved, 697.

    Draft Maternity and Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2002, draft Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002 and draft Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (Weekly Rates) Regulations 2002, allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 791. Reported, 796. Approved, 805–6.

Terrorism: Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Enforcement of External Orders) Order 2001, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 211. Reported, 225. Approved, 238.

    Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Continuance of Part VII) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 343. Reported, 349. Approved, 352.

    Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Cessation of Effect of section 76) Order 2002, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 681. Reported, 694. Approved, 700.

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords and read the first time, 423. Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 438. Motion for Second Reading; Reasoned Amendment negatived; Bill read a second time and committed to a Standing Committee, 518. A, 528. Reported, with an Amendment, 552. As amended, considered; read the third time, and passed, with an Amendment, 759. To which the Lords agree, 761. (Cited as Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002) Royal Assent, 817.

    Money Resolution, 519.

    Programme Order, 518.

    Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 272.

Tobacco Disclosure Bill: Presented and read the first time, 91.

Town and Country Planning: Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001, allocated to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 47. Reported, 60. Approved, 66.

    Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2718), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 178. Allocated to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 192. Reported, 206.

    Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 376. Reported, 390. Approved, 397.

Transport: Railways Interoperability (High Speed) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1166), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 715. Allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 730. Reported, 759.

Transport (Scotland): Draft Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (Conditions attached to PSV Operator's Licence and Competition Test for Exercise of Bus Functions) Order 2001, allocated to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 71. Reported, 78. Approved, 85.

Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [Lords]: Brought from the Lords; read the first time; Explanatory Notes ordered to be printed, 149. Read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee, 167. A, 192. Reported, with an Amendment, 202. As amended, considered; read the third time and passed, with an Amendment, 329. To which the Lords agree, 329. (Cited as Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Act 2002), Royal Assent, 371.

    Money Resolution, 167.

    Standing Committee given leave to sit twice on first day, 196.

Travel Concessions (Young Persons) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 296.

Traveller Law Reform Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 677.

Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 278. Order for Second Reading read; Queen's Consent signified; objection taken to further proceeding, 712.

Treasure: Revised Treasure Act 1996 Code of Practice (England and Wales) and draft Treasure Designation Order 2002, allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (pursuant to Order, 669, relating to the revised Code of Practice), 681. Reported, 694. Approved, 701.

Trespassers on Land (Liability for Damage and Eviction) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 442.

Tribunals and Inquiries: Town and Country Planning (Major Infrastructure Project Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1223), referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 644. Allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 657. Reported, 671.

Urban Post Office Reinvention Programme: Resolution (financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982), 744.

Utilities: Draft Social and Environmental Guidance to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority, ordered to be considered as if it were a draft instrument, and referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 774. Allocated to the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 791. Reported, 808.

Vaccination of Children (Parental Choice) Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 473.

Value Added Tax: Value Added Tax (Buildings and Land) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1102), allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 515. Reported, 532. Approved, 536.

Veterinary Surgeons: Draft Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (Schedule 3 Amendment) Order 2002, allocated to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 452. Reported, 462. Approved, 506.

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

    Sessional Order for printing, 16.

    To be perused by the Speaker, 16.

Waiting time for Discharge from Hospital Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 351.

Waste Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 523.

Waste (No. 2) Bill: Presented and read the first time, 661.

Waste Management Licences Bill: Ordered, presented and read the first time, 765.

WAYS AND MEANS

  I. Ways and Means Resolutions

    1. Resolutions relating to Finance Bill:

    Provisional Collection of Taxes (Question put forthwith), 465.

    Amendment of the Law

    —Debate stood adjourned, 465.

    —Debate resumed and stood adjourned, 469.

    —Debate resumed and ordered to be adjourned, 473.

    —Debate resumed and Question agreed to, 476.

    Other Resolutions: Question put forthwith pursuant to S.O. (Ways and Means motions):

    —Aggregates levy (amendments to provisions about civil penalties), 504.

    —Aggregates levy (crushing and cutting rock), 502.

    —Aggregates levy (miscellaneous amendments), 503 (on Division).

    —Aggregates tax (amendments to provisions exempting spoil etc), 502.

    —Amusement machine licence duty (rates), 483.

    —Amusement machine licences (excepted machines), 483.

    —Beer (small breweries: reduced rates of duty), 477.

    —Biodiesel, 483.

    —Change of basis of computation of profits, 492.

    —Chargeable gains (miscellaneous amendments), 492.

    —Chargeable gains (provision in connection with substantial shareholding exemption), 492.

    —Climate change levy (combined heat and power stations and renewable sources), 502.

    —Climate change levy (incorrect certificates), 502.

    —Climate change levy (invoices incorrectly showing levy due), 502.

    —Controlled foreign companies, 493 (on Division).

    —Corporation tax (charge and rate for 2003), 491.

    —Corporation tax (currencies other than sterling), 492.

    —Corporation tax (small companies' rate for 2002), 491.

WAYS AND MEANS, I.1—continued

    —Corporation tax (starting rate), 491.

    —Deduction of expenditure involving crime, 492.

    —Deductions under the Construction Industry Scheme, 491.

    —Derivative contracts, 492.

    —Discounted securities etc, 493.

    —Distributions (reasonable commercial return for use of principal secured), 493.

    —Duty on beverages made with spirits, 477.

    —Films (restriction of relief), 493.

    —Foreign exchange gains and losses, 492.

    —Gains and losses from a company's intangible fixed assets, 492.

    —Gains of insurance company from venture capital limited partnership, 492.

    —Gaming duty (sic bo and three card poker), 484.

    —General betting duty (spread bets), 488.

    —Hydrocarbon oil duties (fuel substitutes), 483.

    —Hydrocarbon oil duties (rebates), 483.

    —Income tax (charge and rates for 2002–03), 491 (on Division).

    —Indexed rate bands for 2002–03: PAYE deductions etc, 491.

    —Inheritance tax (powers over settled property or a settlement), 502.

    —Lloyd's underwriters, 493.

    —Loan relationships etc, 492.

    —Manufactured dividends and interest, 493.

    —Petroleum extraction activities (companies carrying on ring fence trades), 493 (on Division).

    —Pool betting duty etc, 484.

    —Rates of duty on cider, 477.

    —Rate of landfill tax, 502.

    —Rates of tobacco products duty, 477.

    —References to accounting practice etc, 493.

    —Relief from tax (incidental and consequential charges), 505.

    —Schedule E charge, 491.

    —Stamp duty (abolition on instruments relating to goodwill), 501.

    —Stamp duty (contracts for sale of land), 500.

    —Stamp duty (land in disadvantaged areas), 493.

    —Stamp duty (restriction of relief for company acquisitions), 496.

    —Stamp duty (withdrawal of group relief), 494.

    —Stamp duty (withdrawal of relief for company acquisitions), 497.

    —Statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay, 491.

    —Tax relief for R&D expenditure of small and medium-sized enterprises, 492.

    —Valuation of trading stock, 493.

    —Value added tax (disallowance of input tax where consideration not paid), 489.

    —Value added tax (flat-rate scheme), 489.

    —Value added tax (invoices), 491.

    —Vehicle excise duty (calculation of cylinder capacity), 489.

    —Vehicle excise duty (cars registered on or after 1st March 2001), 488.

    —Vehicle excise duty (motorcycles), 489.

    —Vehicle excise duty (registered vehicles etc), 489 (on Division).

    —Venture capital trusts (winding up, mergers and further share issues), 493.

    2. Resolutions relating to other Bills:

    *Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order.

    Education, 242.*

    Enterprise, 449.*

    Land Registration [Lords], 237.*

    National insurance contributions (and Bill ordered), 526.

    Proceeds of Crime Bill, 156.*

  II. Miscellaneous:

    1. Resolutions under Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968:

    —having provisional statutory effect, 465.

    —having statutory effect, 477, &c.

    2. Procedure Resolutions:

    —Procedure (Amounts Deducted from Payments to Sub-contractors), 505.

    —Procedure (Future Taxation), 505.

    —Procedure (R&D Tax Credits), 505.

    —Procedure (Recovery of Taxes etc Due in Other Member States), 505.

    —Procedure (Tax Credit for Vaccine and Medicine Research), 505.

    3. Bill ordered:

    Upon Ways and Means Resolutions and upon Resolutions relating to Procedure and Finance [Money], 506.

    Upon Ways and Means Resolution, 526.

Wireless Telegraphy: Wireless Telegraphy (Television Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 641) referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 474. Allocated to the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation, 516. Reported, 535.

WITNESSES

    Sessional Resolution relating to tampering with witnesses, 15.

    Sessional Resolution relating to false evidence, 15.