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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 28° Septembris 2000

The House met at three o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Guildford.

1. Leave of Absence—Leave of absence was granted to the Lord Chancellor for tomorrow.

Papers

2. Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Community Drivers’ Hours (Passenger and Goods Vehicles) (Temporary Exception) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.      (2658)

Public Business

3. Freedom of Information Bill—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton, on behalf of the Lord Falconer of Thoroton, that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to whom the Freedom of Information Bill has been committed that they consider the Bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 and 2

Schedule 1

Clauses 3 to 16

Schedule 2

Clauses 17 to 54

Schedule 3

Clauses 55 to 60

Schedule 4

Clauses 61 to 66

Schedule 5

Clauses 67 to 72

Schedule 6

Clauses 73 to 83

Schedule 7

Clauses 84 and 85;

    the motion was agreed to.

4. Transport Bill—It was moved by the Lord Macdonald of Tradeston that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 30

Schedules 1 and 2

Clauses 31 to 33

Schedule 3

Clauses 34 to 36

Schedule 4

Clause 37

Schedule 5

Clauses 38 to 63

Schedule 6

Clause 64

Schedule 7

Clauses 65 to 96

Schedule 8

Clauses 97 to 101

Schedule 9

Clauses 102 to 152

Schedule 10

Clauses 153 to 160

Schedule 11

Clauses 161 to 190

Schedule 12

Clauses 191 to 198

Schedule 13

Clauses 199 to 203

Schedule 14

Clauses 204 to 210

Schedule 15

Clauses 211 to 214

Schedule 16

Clause 215

Schedule 17

Clause 216

Schedule 18

Clause 217

Schedule 19

Clause 218

Schedule 20

Clause 219

Schedule 21

Clauses 220 to 226

Schedule 22

Clauses 227 and 228

Schedule 23

Clauses 229 and 230

Schedule 24

Clauses 231 to 238

Schedule 25

Clauses 239 to 248

Schedule 26

Clauses 249 and 250

Schedule 27

Clause 251

Schedule 28

Clauses 252 to 254

Schedule 29

Clauses 255 to 261

Schedule 30

Clauses 262 to 267;

    the motion was agreed to.

5. Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No.2) Bill—It was moved by the Lord Williams of Mostyn, on behalf of the Lord Bassam of Brighton, that the bill be now read a second time; then it was moved by the Lord Cope of Berkeley, as an amendment thereto, to leave out “now” and at end insert “this day six months”; after debate, the amendment was agreed to (see division list).

6. Tourism—The Baroness Anelay of St Johns asked Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the use of information technology to promote the development of the tourism industry in England; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey.

The House was adjourned at eleven o’clock

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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