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Wednesday 18th January 2006
The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock.PRAYERS.
1 European Standing Committee,Miss Anne Begg reported from a European Standing Committee the following Resolution:
2 Rehabilitation Leave,Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide a statutory right to rehabilitation leave for newly disabled people, and for people whose existing impairments have changed; and for connected purposes: And that John Robertson, Mr Tom Harris, Mrs Iris Robinson, Mr Jimmy Hood, Miss Anne Begg, Mr Ian Davidson, Rosemary McKenna, Dr Alasdair McDonnell, Mr David Hamilton, Ms Dari Taylor, Hywel Williams and Julie Morgan do prepare and bring it in.
3 Rehabilitation Leave Bill,John Robertson accordingly presented a Bill to provide a statutory right to rehabilitation leave for newly disabled people, and for people whose existing impairments have changed; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 10th March and to be printed [Bill 114].
4 Electoral Commission,A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation) and Order [15th December], That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will re-appoint as Electoral Commissioners, with effect from 19th January 2006:
5 Work and Families Bill,The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Work and Families Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee.
6 Adjournment,Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.(Mr Ian Cawsey.)
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Ten o'clock.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:
1 International Development,Draft International Development Association (Fourteenth Replenishment) Order 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Hilary Benn].
2 Pensions,Draft Pension Protection Fund (Risk-based Pension Protection Levy) Regulations 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hutton].
3 Social Security,Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hutton].
1 Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill,The Committee of Selection has discharged Alan Simpson and Bill Wiggin from Standing Committee C (nominated in respect of the Bill) and nominated in substitution Gregory Barker and Joan Walley.
2 Draft Duty Stamps (Amendment of paragraph 1(3) of Schedule 2A to the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979) Order 2006:
3 Travel Concessions (Extension of Entitlement) (England) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 3224):
4 European Union Document No. 11408/05 relating to the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) Roadmap,The Committee of Selection has nominated thirteen Members to serve on the European Standing Committee nominated in respect of the document: Norman Baker, Mr Ben Bradshaw, Mr Douglas Carswell, Mr Vernon Coaker, Mr Doug Henderson, Mr David Kidney, Mr Bob Laxton, Tony Lloyd, Mr James Paice, Mr Dan Rogerson, Andrew Rosindell, Mr Ian Taylor and Mr David Winnick.
European Standing Committees
5 European Union Document COM (05) 172 relating to the Charter of Fundamental Rights,The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Vernon Coaker and Kelvin Hopkins from the European Standing Committee (nominated in respect of the Document) and nominated in substitution Tony Cunningham and Mr Jamie Reed.
6 European Union Document No. 11439/05, relating to the 2004 Annual Reports of the European Court of Auditors, has been referred to European Standing Committee B, together with European Union Documents Nos. 12493/05 and Addendum 1, 12494/05 and Addendum 1, 12712/05 and 13532/05, relating to financial management, already referred to the Committee on 16th November, and European Union Documents Nos. 11216/05 and 11452/05 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to financial management, already referred to the Committee on 19th October.
7 European Union Documents No. 12588/05, relating to civil aviation security, has been referred to European Standing Committee A.
8 European Union Documents Nos. 15122/05 and 15142/05, relating to access to European databases on asylum, immigration and visas, have been referred to European Standing Committee B.
Reports from Select Committees
1 Crossrail Bill,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill; to be printed [Nos. 837-ii and -iii] [Mr Alan Meale].
2 Education and Skills,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Education and Skills Committee [Special Educational Needs]; to be printed [No. 478-iv] [Mr Barry Sheerman].
3 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,(1) Fifth Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee [Rural Payments Agency: Interim Report]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 840]; and
4 Environmental Audit,(1) Second Report from the Environmental Audit Committee [Sustainable Timber], together with Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 607]; and
5 European Scrutiny,(1) Fifteenth Report from the European Scrutiny Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 34-xv];
6 Public Accounts,(1) Twenty-third Report from the Committee of Public Accounts [Filing of income tax self assessment returns]; to be printed [No. 681]; and
7 Science and Technology,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Science and Technology Committee [Chief Executive of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council: Introductory Hearing]; to be printed [No. 808-i] [Mr Phil Willis].
8 Statutory Instruments,Fourteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, together with Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be printed [No. 35-xiv] [Mr Eric Forth].
9 Transport,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Transport Committee [The Work of the Civil Aviation Authority]; to be printed [No. 809-ii] [Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody].
10 Treasury,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Sub-Committee of the Treasury Committee [The administration of tax credits]; to be printed [No. 811-ii] [Mr John McFall].
11 Welsh Affairs,Third Special Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee [Government Response to the First Report of the Committee, Session 2005-06: Government White Paper: Better Governance for Wales]; to be printed [No. 839] [Mr Martyn Jones].
12 Work and Pensions,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Work and Pensions Committee [Efficiency Saving-Jobcentre Plus]; to be printed [No. 834-i] [Mr Terry Rooney].
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
The sitting began at half-past Nine o'clock.Adjournment,Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.(Mr Tom Watson.)
Sir Alan Haselhurst
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