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Thursday 25th January 2007
The House met at half-past Ten o'clock.PRAYERS.
1 Pensions Bill,Mr Roger Gale reported a Memorandum from the Pensions Bill Committee.
2 Statistics and Registration Service Bill,Mr Bill Olner reported from the Statistics and Registration Service Bill Committee, That it had gone through the Bill, and made Amendments thereunto.
3 Post-16 Education and Training Bill,The Order for reading the Post-16 Education and Training Bill a second time on Friday 23rd February was read and discharged.
4 UK Borders Bill,Secretary John Reid, supported by The Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Prescott, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Secretary Darling, Ms Harriet Harman and Mr Liam Byrne presented a Bill to make provision about immigration and asylum; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow and to be printed [Bill 53].
5 Fraud (Trials without a Jury) Bill,The House, according to Order, proceeded to consider the Fraud (Trials without a Jury) Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee.
6 Marriage,A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Delegated Legislation Committees), That the draft Marriage Act 1949 (Remedial) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 3rd July, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved(Mr John Heppell):It was agreed to.
7 Consumer Credit,A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119 (European Standing Committees), That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 13193/05, modified draft Directive on credit agreements for consumers amending Council Directive 93/13/EC; further notes the Government's current negotiating line; and supports the Government's actions in this area(Mr John Heppell):It was agreed to.
8 Public Petitions,Public Petitions from
9 Adjournment,Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.(Mr John Heppell.)
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Nine o'clock.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:
1 Northern Ireland,Draft Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].
2 Terms and Conditions of Employment,Draft European Communities (Employment in the Civil Service) Order 2007 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Hilary Armstrong].
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
3 Insolvency,Insolvency Practitioners and Insolvency Services Account (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 133), dated 22nd January 2007 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].
4 Road Traffic,Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. (N.I.), 2007, No. 8), dated 9th January 2007 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hain].
General CommitteesDraft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2007,The Speaker has appointed Mr Greg Pope Chairman of the Second Delegated Legislation Committee in respect of the draft Order.
Reports from Select Committees
1 Crossrail Bill,Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill; to be printed [No. 235-iv] [Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger].
2 Health,(1) Workforce Planning: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Health Committee; to be printed [No. 171-iii]; and
3 Public Administration,(1) Debt of Honour: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on Public Administration, together with a Memorandum; to be printed [No. 277-i]; and
[W.H., No. 18]
Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
The sitting began at half-past Two o'clock.Adjournment (Protecting a preserving our heritageThird Report from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 912, and the Government's response thereto, Cm.6947),A motion was made and the Question being proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned(Mr David Lammy);
Sir Alan Haselhurst
CORRIGENDUMIn the Votes and Proceedings for Wednesday 23rd January, in Appendix III, Item 10 had incorrect printing numbers and should have read:
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