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Thursday 27th April 2006
The House met at half-past Ten o'clock.PRAYERS.
1 Spoliation Advisory Panel,Resolved, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Report from the Right Honourable Sir David Hirst, Chairman of the Spoliation Advisory Panel, in respect of four drawings now in the possession of the British Museum.(Mr Ian Cawsey.)
2 Commons Bill [Lords],Mr Mike Weir reported from Standing Committee D, That it had gone through the Commons Bill [Lords], and made Amendments thereunto.
3 European Standing Committee,Mr Bill Olner reported from a European Standing Committee the following Resolution:
4 Northern Ireland BillThe House, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee on the Northern Ireland Bill.
5 Public Petition,A Public Petition from Ms Marion Miller and others against increases to council house rents to pay for street wardens was presented; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.
6 Adjournment,Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.(Mr Vernon Coaker.)
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Tuesday 2nd May.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:
1 Defence,(1) Draft Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2006; and
2 Electronic Communications,Draft Wireless Telegraphy (Pre-Consolidation Amendments) Order 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].
3 Income Tax,Draft Partnerships (Restrictions on Contributions to a Trade) Regulations 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Dawn Primarolo].
4 International Development,Draft International Development Association (Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative) Order 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Hilary Benn].
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
5 Companies,Takeovers Directive (Interim Implementation) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 1183), dated 25th April 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].
6 Corporation Tax,Investment Trusts and Venture Capital Trusts (Definition of Capital Profits, Gains or Losses) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 1182), dated 26th April 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Ivan Lewis].
7 Food,Ceramic Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 1179), dated 24th April 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].
8 Health and Safety,Carriage of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. (N.I.), 2006, No. 182), dated 31st March 2006 [by Statutory Instrument], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].
9 Air Force (Constitution),(1) Amendment List 18 to Air Publication 1269The Royal Air Force Manual of Medical Management and Administration (Eighth Edition); and
10 Broadcasting,Paper, entitled BBC People: human resources operations, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP review presented to the BBC Governors' Audit Committee, March 2005, with a response to the review from the BBC [by Command] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].
11 Nationality, Immigration and Asylum,Report of the Certification Monitor for 2005 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Clarke].
12 Spoliation Advisory Panel,Return to an Address to Her Majesty for a Return of the Report made by the Right Honourable Sir David Hirst, Chairman of the Spoliation Advisory Panel, in respect of four drawings now in the possession of the British Museum [pursuant to Resolution this day]; to be printed [No. 1052] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].
1 Housing Corporation (Delegation) etc. Bill (Programming Sub-Committee),The Speaker has appointed Mr Henry Bellingham, Yvette Cooper, Michael Gove, Mr Peter Kilfoyle, Mr Dan Rogerson, Mr Dave Watts and David Wright members of the Programming Sub-Committee of Standing Committee D in respect of the Bill.
2 Housing Corporation (Delegation) etc. Bill:
3 Draft Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006,The Speaker has appointed Mr David Wilshire Chairman of the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation in respect of the draft Order.
European Standing Committees
4 European Union Document No. 9606/05 and Addendum 1 relating to Protection of Chickens Kept for Meat Production,The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Vernon Coaker, Mr Roger Godsiff and Chris Huhne from the European Standing Committee (nominated in respect of the Document and Addendum) and nominated in substitution Mr Colin Breed, Mr Alan Campbell and Dr Doug Naysmith.
Reports from Select Committees
1 Crossrail Bill,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill to be printed [No. 837-xxvii] [Mr Alan Meale].
2 International Development,Minutes of Evidence taken before the International Development Committee, together with Appendices [Conflict and development: peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction]; to be printed [No. 923-iii] [Malcolm Bruce].
3 Public Administration,(1) Fourth Special Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration [Tax Credits: putting things right: Government Response to the Committee's Second Report], together with Appendices; to be printed [No. 1076]; and
4 Treasury,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee [Globalisation: the role of the IMF]; to be printed [No. 875-ii] [Mr John McFall].
[W.H., No. 90]
Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
The sitting began at half-past Two o'clock.Adjournment (A Matter of Honour: Reforming the Honours SystemFifth Report from the Public Administration Committee, Session 2003-04, and the Government's response thereto),Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.(Mr Dave Watts.)
Sir Alan Haselhurst
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