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Wednesday 15th November 2000

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


TRANSPORT BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the programme motion.

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Transport Bill


Lords Amendment No. 27

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


Lords Amendment No. 28

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


Lords Amendment No. 29

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


Lords Amendment No. 31

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


    TRANSPORT BILL (SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMME)

    Margaret Beckett
Mr Secretary Prescott
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Paul Tyler
    That the Order of the House [9th May] be supplemented as follows:—

Lords Amendments

    1.—(1) Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill shall be completed at today's sitting.

    (2) If not previously concluded, the proceedings shall be brought to a conclusion at midnight.

    (3) The Lords Amendments shall be considered in the following order—

      Nos. 27 to 29, 31, 1 to 26, 30 and 32 to 235.

    (4) Each part of the proceedings shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in relation to that part of the proceedings in this Table.

TABLE

Proceedings
Time for conclusion of proceedings
Lords Amendments Nos. 27 to 29.
Three and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Mr Stephen Timms relating to the Transport Bill [Ways and Means] (No. 3).
Lords Amendment No. 31.
Four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on that Motion.
Remaining Lords Amendments.
Six and a quarter hours after the commencement of proceedings on that Motion.

    2.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 1.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any question which has been proposed from the chair and not yet decided.

    (3) If that question is for the amendment of a Lords Amendment, the Speaker shall then put forthwith—

      (a) a single question on any further amendments of the Lords Amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown, and

      (b) the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House agrees or disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment or (as the case may be) in their Amendment as amended.

    (4) The Speaker shall put forthwith—

      (a) a single question on any amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown to a Lords Amendment, and

      (b) the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House agrees or disagrees with the Lords in the Amendment or (as the case may be) in their Amendment as amended.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House disagrees with the Lords in a Lords Amendment.

    (6) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the question that this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords Amendments.

    (7) As soon as the House has—

      (a) agreed or disagreed with the Lords in any of their Amendments, or

      (b) disposed of an Amendment relevant to a Lords Amendment which has been disagreed to,

    the Speaker shall put forthwith a single question on any amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown relevant to the Lords Amendment.

Subsequent stages

    3.—(1) The Speaker shall put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the consideration forthwith of any further message from the Lords on the Bill.

    (2) The proceedings on any further message from the Lords shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

    4.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 3.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any question which has been proposed from the chair and not yet decided.

    (3) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown which is related to the question already proposed from the chair.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown on or relevant to any of the remaining items in the Lords message.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the question that this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords proposals.

Reasons Committee

    5. The Speaker shall put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the appointment, nomination and quorum of a Committee to draw up Reasons and the appointment of its chairman.

    6.—(1) The Committee shall report before the conclusion of the sitting at which it is appointed.

    (2) Proceedings in the Committee shall, if not previously brought to a conclusion, be brought to a conclusion 30 minutes after their commencement.

    (3) For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with sub-paragraph (2), the chairman shall—

      (a) first put forthwith any question which has been proposed from the chair and not yet decided, and

      (b) then put forthwith successively questions on motions which may be made by a Minister of the Crown for assigning a Reason for disagreeing with the Lords in any of their Amendments.

    (4) The proceedings of the Committee shall be reported without any further questions being put.

Miscellaneous

    7. The following paragraphs apply to—

      (a) proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill.

      (b) proceedings on any further message from the Lords on the Bill, and

      (c) proceedings on the appointment, nomination and quorum of a Committee to draw up Reasons (and the appointment of its chairman) and the report of the Committee.

    8. Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to the proceedings.

    9. The proceedings shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

    10.—(1) If on a day on which any of the proceedings take place a motion for the adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 (emergency debates) would stand over to seven o'clock—

      (a) that motion stands over until the conclusion of any of the proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion at or before that time, and

      (b) the bringing to a conclusion of any of the proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion after that time is postponed for a period of time equal to the duration of the proceedings on that motion.

    (2) If a motion for the adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 stands over from an earlier day to such a day, the bringing to a conclusion of any of the proceedings on that day is postponed for a period of time equal to the duration of the proceedings on that motion.

    11. No dilatory motion with respect to, or in the course of, the proceedings shall be made except by a Minister of the Crown; and the question on any such motion made by a Minister of the Crown shall be put forthwith.

    12. If the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before the expiry of the period at the end of which any of the proceedings are to be brought to a conclusion, no notice is required of a motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this order.


 
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