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Tuesday 24th June 2008


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Climate Change Bill [Lords]


[First and Second sittings]


Mr Phil Woolas


Agreed to





the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday


24th June) meet—



at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th June;



at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 26th June;



at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 1st July;



at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 3rd July;



at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 8th July;



the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 32;


Schedule 1; Clauses 33 to 45; Schedule 2; Clauses 46 to 48; Schedule 3;


Clause 49; Schedule 4; Clauses 50 to 69; Schedule 5; Clauses 70 to 74;


Schedule 6; Clauses 75 to 80; new Clauses; new Schedules; Clauses 81 to 93;


remaining proceedings on the Bill;



the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 8th July.



Mr Phil Woolas


That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the


Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.


Agreed to



Tony Baldry


Withdrawn  43


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  after ‘that’, insert ‘between 2008 and 2050 total’.


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: June 2008            



Climate Change Bill[ [], continued


Tony Baldry


Not called  44


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  leave out ‘the level necessary to contribute to’ and insert ‘a


proportionate share of total global emissions of greenhouse gases compatible with’.


Steve Webb


Martin Horwood


Not called  32


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  9,  at end add—



The target for the UK contribution to limiting global average temperatures shall


be calculated with reference to—



historic levels of emissions of greenhouse gases by the UK;



projected levels of emissions growth among other countries; and



such other factors as the Secretary of State considers relevant.



The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament within one year of the coming


into force of this Act a report setting out the basis on which the target for the UK


contribution has been calculated.’.


Mr Phil Woolas


Not selected  3


Page  1,  line  4,  leave out Clause 1.


Clause Negatived on division.



Nigel Griffiths


Mr David Drew


Colin Burgon


Mr David Chaytor


Ms Katy Clark


Mr Tom Clarke


Michael Connarty


Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas                                          


Mrs Janet Dean


Mr Jim Devine


Mr Frank Field


Mark Fisher


Dr Ian Gibson


Mr Fabian Hamilton


Kelvin Hopkins


Dr Brian Iddon


Martin Linton


Chris McCafferty


Ann McKechin


Mr Michael Meacher


Julie Morgan


Mr Chris Mullin


Dr Gavin Strang


David Taylor


Paddy Tipping


Mr Dai Havard


Mr Edward O’Hara


Mr Joe Benton


Mr Lindsay Hoyle


Paul Flynn


Jim Sheridan


Dr Desmond Turner


Jon Cruddas


Mr Marsha Singh


Mr Philip Hollobone


Anne Snelgrove                  


Harry Cohen


Nick Ainger


Clare Short


Mr Gordon Marsden


Mrs Betty Williams


Mr Clive Betts


Dr Tony Wright


Mr Peter Kilfoyle


Mr Bill Olner


Mr Neil Gerrard


Stephen Williams


Lynne Jones


Mr Paul Truswell


Ms Diane Abbott


Kate Hoey


Mr David Crausby


Tony Lloyd


John McDonnell


Jim Dobbin


Mike Gapes


Emily Thornberry


John Cummings


Dr Hywel Francis


Frank Dobson


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: June 2008            



Climate Change Bill[ [], continued


Steve Webb


Mr Robert Marshall-Andrews


Mr Graham Allen


John Austin


Hugh Bayley


Roger Berry


Mr Ronnie Campbell


Mr Martin Caton


Jeremy Corbyn


Mrs Ann Cryer


Mr Jim Hood


Mr John Horam


Alan Keen


Mr Eric Martlew


John McDonnell


Anne Moffat


Dr Doug Naysmith


Mrs Linda Riordan


Mr Mohammad Sarwar


Alan Simpson


Dr Rudi Vis


Albert Owen


Frank Dobson


Mr Roger Godsiff


Mr Gordon Prentice


Mike Wood


Mr Barry Sheerman


Jim Cousins


Question proposed  2


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  4,  leave out ‘60%’ and insert ‘80%’.


[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.

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