The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.
1 Message from the Lords,-A Message was brought from the Lords, as follows:
The Lords do not insist on their Amendment to the Tax Credits Bill to which this House has disagreed; and they agree to the Amendment proposed by this House in lieu thereof.
2 Adjournment (Modernising Britain's gambling laws),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr Ian Pearson);
And it being Eleven o'clock, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings, pursuant to Standing Order No. 11 (Friday sittings).
And the Question being again proposed;
The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.
3 Adjournment,-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr Jim Murphy);
And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.
4 Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Jim Murphy.)
And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till seventeen minutes to Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 8th July.
[Adjourned at 2.43 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 Leasehold and Tenant,-Leasehold Reform (Notices) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1715), dated 1st July 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
2 Local Government,-Local Government Act 2000 (Model Code of Conduct) (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1719), dated 4th July 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
3 Air Force (Constitution),-Amendment List 17 to Air Publication 1269A-The Royal Air Force Manual of Assessment of Medical Fitness [by Act] [Mr Secretary Hoon].
4 Children,-Report for 2001 by the Secretary of State for Health on the Children Act 1989 pursuant to section 83 of that Act [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].
5 Competition Commission,-Report on the proposed merger between Compass Group PLC and Rail Gourmet Holding AG, Restorama AG and Gourmet Nova AG [by Command] [Cm. 5562] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].
6 Freedom of Information,-Draft Freedom of Information (Designation of Persons as Public Authorities) Order 2002 [laid 24th June].
1 Draft Freedom of Information (Designation of Persons as Public Authorities) Order 2002,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Gregory Barker, Mr John Baron, Mr Kevin Barron, Mr John Battle, Mr John Burnett, Mr William Cash, Mr David Chaytor, Mr Tony Clarke, Yvette Cooper, Dr Jack Cunningham, Mr Fraser Kemp, Andrew Mackinlay, Laura Moffatt, Mr Stephen O'Brien, Mr David Rendel and Ann Taylor from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order).
2 Draft State Pension Credit Regulations 2002,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Chris Bryant from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Jon Cruddas.
In the Votes and Proceedings of Thursday 4th July-
(1) in item 6 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Lords]), the order to print Explanatory Notes should be omitted; and
(2) in Appendix III, item 1 should read as follows:
Culture, Media and Sport,-Sixth Report from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee [Wembley National Stadium Project], together with part of the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee on 13th May and Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 843] [Mr Gerald Kaufman].