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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Thursday 10th January 2008

The House met at half-past Ten o'clock.

PRAYERS.

1    Health and Social Care Bill,—Derek Conway reported certain Memoranda from the Health and Social Care Bill Committee.

    Memoranda to lie upon the Table and to be published.

2    Housing and Regeneration Bill,—Mr Joe Benton reported a Memorandum from the Housing and Regeneration Bill Committee.

    Memorandum to lie upon the Table and to be published.

3    Planning Bill,—Sir John Butterfill reported a Memorandum from the Planning Bill Committee.

    Memorandum to lie upon the Table and to be published.

4    Energy Bill,—Mr Secretary Hutton, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Jacqui Smith, Secretary Hilary Benn, Secretary Hazel Blears, Secretary John Denham and Malcolm Wicks, presented a Bill to make provision relating to gas importation and storage; to make provision in relation to electricity generated from renewable sources; to make provision about the decommissioning of energy installations and wells; to make provision about the management and disposal of waste produced during the operation of nuclear installations; to make provision relating to petroleum licences; to make provision about third party access to oil and gas infrastructure and modifications of pipelines; to make provision about reports relating to energy matters; to make provision relating to gas meters and electricity meters and provision relating to electricity safety; to make provision about the security of equipment, software and information relating to nuclear matters; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Monday 14th January and to be printed [Bill 53].

    Ordered, That the Explanatory Notes relating to the Energy Bill be printed [Bill 53-EN].

5    Preventative Health Services (Topical Debate),—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House has considered the matter of preventative health services—(Dawn Primarolo);

    And it being one and half hours after the commencement of proceedings, the Motion lapsed without Question put, pursuant to Temporary Standing Order (Topical debates).

6    Armed Forces Personnel,—A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House has considered the matter of Armed Forces personnel—(Secretary Des Browne);

    And it being Six o'clock, the Motion lapsed without Question put.

7    Adjournment.

    Subject: Case of Ryan Kennedy and the Child Support Agency (Ms Angela C. Smith).

    Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Siobhain McDonagh.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till twenty-nine minutes past Six o'clock, adjourned till Monday 14th January.

[Adjourned at 6.29 p.m.

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.


APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Paper subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1    Immigration,—Draft Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Duty to Share Information and Disclosure of Information for Security Purposes) Order 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum and Impact Assessment [by Command] [Secretary Jacqui Smith].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2    Betting, Gaming and Lotteries,—Gambling Act 2005 (Advertising of Foreign Gambling) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 19), dated 8th January 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary James Purnell].

3    European Communities,—(1) European Regional Development Fund (East Midlands Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3625);

    (2) European Regional Development Fund (East of England Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3624);

    (3) European Regional Development Fund (North East Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3621);

    (4) European Regional Development Fund (North West Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3622);

    (5) European Regional Development Fund (South East Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3620);

    (6) European Regional Development Fund (South West Operational Programmes) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3623);

    (7) European Regional Development Fund (West Midlands Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3618); and

    (8) European Regional Development Fund (Yorkshire and the Humber Operational Programme) (Implementation) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3619),

    dated 28th December 2007 [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Secretary Hazel Blears].

4    Immigration,—(1) Immigration and Asylum (Provision of Services or Facilities) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3627), dated 20th December 2007;

    (2) Immigration and Police (Passenger, Crew and Service Information) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 5), dated 3rd January 2008; and

    (3) Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Data Sharing Code of Practice) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 8), dated 8th January 2008

    [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda and Impact Assessments thereon [by Command] [Secretary Jacqui Smith].

5    Trade Marks,—Trade Marks and Trade Marks (Fees) (Amendment) Rules 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 11), dated 8th January 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum and Impact Assessment [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hutton].

Other Papers:

6    Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform,—Paper, entitled Meeting the Energy Challenge: A White Paper on Nuclear Power [by Command] [Cm. 7296] [Mr Secretary Hutton].

7    Immigration, Asylum and Nationality,—Draft Code of Practice on the Management of Information Shared by the Border and Immigration Agency, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and the Police [by Act] [Secretary Jacqui Smith].

APPENDIX II

General Committees

Housing and Regeneration Bill,—The Committee of Selection has discharged Paul Holmes from the Housing and Regeneration Bill Committee and nominated in substitution Lembit Ípik.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

1    International Development,—DFID and the World Bank:

    (1)  Minutes of Evidence taken before the International Development Committee; to be printed [No.67-iii]; and

    (2)  Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be published

    [Malcolm Bruce].

2    Public Administration,—(1) Parliament and public appointments: pre-appointment hearings by select committees: Third Report from the Select Committee on Public Administration, with a Memorandum; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 152];

    (2) Committee on Standards in Public Life: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed [No. 218];

    (3) A Debt of Honour: Memoranda laid before the Committee; to be printed [No. 223]; and

    (4) Propriety and Peerages: Memorandum laid before the Committee; to be published

    [Dr Tony Wright].

3    Treasury,-Financial Stability and Transparency: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee; to be printed [No. 56-v] [John McFall].

[W.H., No. 17]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall

The sitting began at half-past Two o'clock.

Adjournment.

    Subject: Police Funding—Fourth Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Session 2006-07.

    Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.—(Alison Seabeck.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till Tuesday 15th January.

[Adjourned at 5.19 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker



 
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