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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 28th February 2003

The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.

1    The Speaker's Absence,-The House being met, and the Speaker having leave of absence pursuant to paragraph (3) of Standing Order No. 3 (Deputy Speaker), Sylvia Heal, the First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table.

PRAYERS.

2    The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker.

3    Hunting Bill,-Mrs Marion Roe reported from Standing Committee F, That it had gone through the Hunting Bill and made Amendments thereunto.

    Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered on Monday 3rd March; and to be printed [Bill 62].

    Minutes of proceedings of the Committee to be printed [No. 483].

4    Fireworks Bill,-The Fireworks Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

5    National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Bill,-The National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

6    Marine Safety Bill,-The Marine Safety Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.

7    Housing (Overcrowding) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Housing (Overcrowding) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 4th April.

8    Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 7th March.

9    Human Fertilisation and Embryology Amendment Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Amendment Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 16th May.

10    Adjournment,-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mr Fraser Kemp);

    And the Motion having been made at half-past Two o'clock, and the Debate having continued for half an hour, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order, till Monday 3rd March.

[Adjourned at 3 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    1    Immigration,-Draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Consequential and Incidental Provisions) Order 2003 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum thereon [by Command] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    2    Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances,-Nuclear Industries Security Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 403), dated 26th February 2003 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    3    Children and Young Persons,-(1) National Care Standards Commission (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) (Adoption Agencies) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 368), dated 26th February 2003, and

    (2) Voluntary Adoption Agencies and the Adoption Agencies (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 367), dated 25th February 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    4    Education,-(1) Education (National Curriculum) (Foundation Stage Early Learning Goals) (England) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 391), dated 25th February 2003, and

    (2) Financing of Maintained Schools (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 453), dated 27th February 2003

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Clarke].

    5    Insolvency,-Administration of Insolvent Estates of Deceased Persons (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. (N.I.), 2003, No. 103), dated 19th February 2003 [by Statutory Instrument] [Ms Rosie Winterton].

    6    Local Government,-Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (England) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 354), dated 21st February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].

    7    Social Care,-Local Authority Adoption Service (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 370), dated 25th February 2003 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    8    Supreme Court of England and Wales,-(1) Criminal Appeal (Confiscation, Restraint and Receivership) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 428), dated 20th February 2003; and

    (2) Court Funds (Amendment) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 375), dated 24th February 2003

    [by Act] [Yvette Cooper].

Other Papers:

    9    British Trade International,-British Trade International: Autumn Performance Report for 2002 [by Command] [Cm. 5711] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

    10    Supply Estimates, 2002-03,-Spring Supplementary Estimates for-

    (1) Central Government for 2002-03 [by Command]; to be printed [No. 424] [Ruth Kelly], and

    (2) the Electoral Commission for 2002-03 [by Command]; to be printed [No. 423] [The Speaker].

    11    Treasury,-Treasury Minute, dated 28th February 2003, directing the application of certain amounts as appropriations in aid of the Estimates for the year ending 31st March 2003 [by Act] [Ruth Kelly].

Papers withdrawn:

    12    Immigration,-Draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Consequential and Incidental Provisions) Order 2003 [laid 26th February].



 
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