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Mr. Speaker forthwith declared the main Question, as amended, to be agreed to.


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Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

Legal Services Commission

Question agreed to.


Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),

Economic Partnership Agreements

Question agreed to.


Community Hospital (Braintree)

10.26 pm

Mr. Brooks Newmark (Braintree) (Con): I beg leave to present a petition on behalf of 2,641 of my constituents, in addition to a further 9,500 local people who have signed a parallel petition initiated by the Braintree and Witham Times—in other words, more than 12,000 petitioners who demand that the Government honour their commitment to local health care by building a community hospital in Braintree.

The petition states:


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2012 Olympic Tax Levy

10.27 pm

Mr. David Evennett (Bexleyheath and Crayford) (Con): I wish to present a petition with 8,096 signatures of members of the Bexley pensioners’ forum and others on a matter on which they feel very strongly.

The petition states:


Post Office Closures (Brighton)

10.29 pm

David Lepper (Brighton, Pavilion) (Lab/Co-op): I present a petition against the proposed closure of a
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post office at 221 Preston road in my constituency. The petition is in the name of Linda Baguley and is signed by 895 residents and people working in the area, including 37 members of staff of Brighton and Hove city council’s children’s services department.

The petition declares:




Adjourned accordingly at half-past Ten o’clock.

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