Amendments made: No. 386, in page 236, line 31, at end insert:
'Chapter 3 of Part 10 and Chapter 2 of Part 18 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c.8).'
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No. 387, in page 236, line 33, leave out from 'of' to end of line 2 on page 237 and insert 'that Act'.[Miss Melanie Johnson.]
Schedule 14, as amended, agreed to.
Clauses 229 to 231 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Schedule 15 agreed to.
Clause 232 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Amendments made: No. 381, in page 163, line 35, leave out 'and'.
No. 382, in page 163, line 35, at end insert:
'and such subordinate legislation as is specified by order for the purposes of section 228(1)'.
No. 383, in page 163, line 38, leave out from 'any' to end of line and insert:
'such enactment or subordinate legislation'.[Miss Melanie Johnson.]
Clause 233, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Clause 234 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Competition information: considerations relevant to disclosure
Amendment made: No. 384, in page 164, line 3, leave out from 'any' to end of line and insert:
'specified information (within the meaning of section 228(1))'. [Miss Melanie Johnson.]
Clause 235, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Clauses 236 and 237 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Amendment made: No. 385, in page 165, line 11, leave out 'section 55' and insert 'sections 55 and 56'.[Miss Melanie Johnson.]
Clause 238, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Mr. Waterson: On a point of order, Mr. Beard. It will not have escaped your attention that due the guillotine, to which we are all subject, a tranche of clauses and schedules has been denied any debate. The Committee did not discuss part 9 at all. Some time could have been saved and used on those provisions if the Government had given us some inkling earlier in the debate of their proposed changes to the Competition Service.
The Chairman: That is not a point of order, but I am sure that the Under-Secretary has heard those points.
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Mr. Pearson: On a point of order, Mr. Beard. We have considered the Bill at great length. If the Opposition had not spent nearly five hours discussing clause 20, we could have reached the information provisions in enough time to scrutinise them in detail.
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Further consideration adjourned.[Mr. Pearson.]
Adjourned accordingly at five minutes past Seven o'clock till Thursday 9 May at half-past Nine o'clock.
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The following Members attended the Committee:
Beard, Mr. Nigel (Chairman)
Brown, Mr. Russell
Campbell, Mrs. Anne
Field, Mr. Mark
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Thomas, Mr. Gareth R.