Amendments proposed to the Fire Services Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Philip Hammond
David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

2

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The powers conferred by this Act shall cease to have effect eighteen months after the date on which it comes into effect.'.

   

John McDonnell
David Taylor
Mr Kelvin Hopkins
Mr David Drew
Llew Smith
John Cryer

Mr Robert N. WareingJeremy CorbynAlan Simpson
Alice Mahon

16

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   This Act shall come into force on such a day as the Secretary of State shall by order appoint.

    (4B)   An order under subsection (4A) above shall be subject to affirmative Resolution by the House of Commons.'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Mr Simon Thomas
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

30

*Clause     2,     page     3,     line     12,     leave out 'and Wales'.


NEW CLAUSES

Duties of fire brigade members

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

NC1

*To move the following Clause:—

       'Every fire brigade member shall carry out all lawful orders and shall at all times punctually and promptly perform all appointed duties and shall attend to all such matters as he may lawfully be instructed to do.'.


Offences

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

NC2

*To move the following Clause:—

       'Any person who causes or attempts to cause or does any act calculated to cause disaffection amongst fire brigade members or induces or attempts to induce or does any act calculated to induce any fire brigade member to withhold his services shall be guilty of an offence and liable—

      (a) on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or both;

      (b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to a fine or both.'.


Breach of contract

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

NC3

*To move the following Clause:—

       'Any fire brigade member who shall have acted in breach of New Clause 2 or who shall have withheld his services or otherwise shall be in breach of New Clause 1 shall be deemed to be in breach of his terms and conditions of service and to have terminated his contract of service.'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

21

*Title,     line     1,     leave out 'on the Secretary of State'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [THURSDAY 8th MAY]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Fire Services Bill—

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and Third Reading

    2.   Proceedings in the Committee, any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed at one day's sitting.

    3.   Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    4.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

Programming Committee

    5.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading.

Other proceedings

    6.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.


FIRE SERVICES BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

Dr John Reid
That the Order of 8th May 2003 (Fire Services Bill (Programme)) shall be varied as follows—

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and Third Reading

    1.   Paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order shall be omitted.

    2.   Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion five and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.

    3.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.


 
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