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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 26th April 1999

The House met at half-past Two o'clock.
1Message from the Lords,—A Message was brought from the Lords, as follows:
        Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies Bill [Lords],—The Lords have passed a Bill to make new provision in respect of representation in the Scottish Parliament and in relation to the Boundary Commission for Scotland; and for connected purposes; to which the Lords desire the concurrence of this House.
2Adjournment (Defence Equipment),—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Mr Greg Pope);
        And it being Ten o'clock, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.
3Adjournment,—Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Graham Allen.)
        And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till twenty-eight minutes past Ten o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.
[Adjourned at 10.28 p.m.
Betty Boothroyd

Madam Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock.

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:
1European Communities,—Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States and the United Mexican States) Order 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Cook].
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
2Education,—Education (Baseline Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 1188), dated 18th April 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Michael].
Other Papers:
3National Heritage,—Report of the Royal Armouries for 1996-99 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Smith].
4Transport,—Statement of salaries of members of British Waterways Board [by Act] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
Standing Committees
1Finance Bill (Except Clauses Nos. 2, 28 and 99),—The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee B (transferred from Standing Committee D).
2Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Bill [Lords],—The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee B.
3Football (Offences and Disorder) Bill,—The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee C.
4Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Bill,—The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee C.
5Disability Rights Commission Bill [Lords],—The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee F.
Reports from Select Committees
1Public Accounts,—Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee of Public Accounts [Investigation of Alleged Irregularities at Halton College]; to be printed [No. 413-i] [Mr David Davis].
2Science and Technology,—Minutes of Evidence taken before the Science and Technology Committee [The Scientific Advisory System: Genetically Modified Foods]; to be printed [No. 286-vii] [Dr Michael Clark].
3Social Security,—Minutes of Evidence taken before the Social Security Committee [Single Work-focused Gateway Pilots]; to be printed [No. 412-i] [Mr Archy Kirkwood].

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