The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.
1 Hammond Inquiry,-Ordered, That there shall be laid before this House a Return of the Review of the Conclusions of the 2001 Review by Sir Anthony Hammond KCB of the circumstances surrounding an application for naturalisation by Mr S. P. Hinduja in 1998.-(Mrs Anne McGuire.)
2 Adjournment (Achievements of the National Lottery),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mrs Anne McGuire);
The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.
3 Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Angela Smith.)
And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till six minutes past Two o'clock, adjourned till Monday 4th March.
[Adjourned at 2.06 p.m.
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
1 Supreme Court of England and Wales,-Civil Procedure (Modification of Enactments) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 439), dated 28th February 2002 [by Act] [Ms Rosie Winterton].
2 Taxes,-(1) Overseas Insurers (Tax Representatives) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 443), and
(2) Life Assurance and Other Policies (Keeping of Information and Duties of Insurers) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 444),
dated 28th February 2002 [by Act] [Dawn Primarolo].
3 European Community Series (No. 1, 2002),-Stabilisation and Association Agreement, done at Luxembourg on 9th April 2001, between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of the other part, with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Cm. 5439] [Mr Secretary Straw].
4 Hammond Inquiry,-Return to an Order for a Review of the Conclusions of the 2001 Review by Sir Anthony Hammond KCB of the circumstances surrounding an application for naturalisation by Mr S. P. Hinduja in 1998 [pursuant to Order this day]; to be printed [No. 652] [The Prime Minister].
5 Supply Estimates, 2000-01,-Statement of the sums required to be granted to make good the excesses on certain grants for 2000-01 [by Command]; to be printed [No. 635] [Mr Paul Boateng].
6 Telecommunications,-Office of Telecommunications Minute dated 1st March 2002 concerning proposed contingent liabilities in respect of a commercial loan to cover start-up costs of a telecommunications industry ombudsman scheme company [by Command] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].
1 Parish Councils (Model Code of Conduct) (England) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3576),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Julian Brazier, Roger Casale, Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Linda Gilroy, Mr Kevin Hughes, Helen Jones, Mrs Anne McGuire, Rob Marris, Mr Mike O'Brien, Dr John Pugh, Hugh Robertson, Mr Geoffrey Robinson, Mr Adrian Sanders, Mr Michael Trend, Brian White and Dr Alan Whitehead from the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Order).
2 Draft Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Kevin Brennan from the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Kelvin Hopkins.