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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 21st June 1999

The House met at half-past Two o'clock.
1Message from the Lords,—A Message was brought from the Lords, as follows:
        The Lords have agreed to the University College London Bill, without Amendment.
        The Lords have agreed to the Imperial College Bill, without Amendment.
2Food Standards Bill,—The Food Standards Bill was, according to Order, read a second time and stood committed to a Standing Committee.
3Food Standards Bill [Money],—Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Food Standards Bill [Money];
        A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Food Standards Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
          (a) any expenditure incurred by the Food Standards Agency established by the Act;
          (b) any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown by virtue of the Act;
          (c) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other enactment—(Mr Clive Betts):—It was agreed to.
4Northern Ireland,—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That the draft Appropriation (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999, which was laid before this House on 9th June, be approved—(Mr Paul Murphy);
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        And it being three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion, the Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [18th June]:—It was agreed to.
5Income Tax,—A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Kuwait) Order 1999 be made in the form of the draft laid before this House on 10th May—(Jim Dowd):—It was agreed to.
        Address to be presented to Her Majesty by such Members of this House as are of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council or of Her Majesty's Household.
6Incineration of Waste,—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. 12791/98, a draft Council Directive on the incineration of waste, and of European Union Document No. 12756/97, a proposed amendment to Directive 94/67/EC on incineration of hazardous waste, and endorses the Government's approach to these documents—(Jim Dowd):—It was agreed to.
7Adjournment,—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Jim Dowd.)
        And the Motion having been made after Ten o'clock on Monday evening, and the Debate having continued for half an hour, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House, without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order, it being then twenty-nine minutes past One o'clock on Tuesday morning, till this day.
[Adjourned at 1.29 a.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 Negative Resolution:
1Social Security,—Social Security Amendment (Educational Maintenance Allowance) Regulations 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 1677), dated 14th June 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].
2Universities of Oxford and Cambridge,—Statute, dated 12th February 1999, made by the Governing Body of St. Hilda's College, Oxford, amending the Statutes of the College [by Act] [Margaret Beckett].
Other Papers:
3Armed Forces,—Army Act 1955 (Part I) (Regular Army) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Robertson].
4Broadcasting,—Accounts of the Broadcasting Standards Commission for 1998-99, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 559] [Clerk of the House].
5Prisons (Scotland),—Report of the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission for 1998 [by Command] [Cm. 4376] [Mr Secretary Reid].
Reports from Select Committees
1Education and Employment,—Minutes of Evidence taken before the Education Sub-Committee of the Education and Employment Committee [Role of school governors]; to be printed [No. 509-iii] [Mr Malcolm Wicks].
2Public Accounts,—(1) Twentieth Report from the Committee of Public Accounts [Handgun Surrender and Compensation]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 354];
        (2) Twenty-first Report from the Committee [Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: 1997-98 Accounts (CCLRC)]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 332]; and
        (3) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [Arts Council of England: Monitoring major capital projects funded by the National Lottery]; to be printed [No. 563-i]
    [Mr David Davis].
3Scottish Affairs,—Minutes of Evidence taken before the Scottish Affairs Committee [Tourism in Scotland]; to be printed [No. 85-vii] [Mr David Marshall].
Chairmen's Panel,—In pursuance of Standing Order No. 4 (Chairmen's Panel), the Speaker nominated Sir David Madel to be a member of the Chairmen's Panel during this Session.

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