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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Friday 7th March 2008

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

1    The Speaker's Absence,—The House being met, and the Speaker having leave of absence pursuant to paragraph (3) of Standing Order No. 3 (Deputy Speaker), Sylvia Heal, the First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table.

PRAYERS.

2    The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker.

3    Motion to sit in private,—Andrew Miller moved, That this House do sit in private.

    The Deputy Speaker put the Question forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 163 (Motions to sit in private).

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Andrew Miller, Jim Dowd: 0.

      Tellers for the Noes, Tony Lloyd, Mr Tom Clarke: 38.

So the Question was negatived.

4    Private Equity (Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employment) Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Private Equity (Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employment) Bill;

    A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be read a second time:—The Motion was, with leave of the House, withdrawn.

    Bill withdrawn.

5    Energy Saving (Daylight) Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Energy Saving (Daylight) Bill;

    And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time;

    And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Debate stood adjourned.

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 14th March.

6    Copyright in Sound Recordings and Performers' Rights (Term Extension) Bill,—The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Copyright in Sound Recordings and Performers' Rights (Term Extension) Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Friday 14th March.

7    Adjournment.

    Subject: Walsall Council and Mr Mark Kemp, Liz McDonald, Mr David Parish and Mr Peter Francis (Mr Bruce George).

    Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Tony Cunningham.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 10th March.

[Adjourned at 3 p.m.

Sir Alan Haselhurst

Deputy 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    Consumer Protection,—Draft Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (Commencement No. 3 and Supplementary Provision) Order 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Hutton].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2    Education,—(1) Education (Student Loans) (Repayment) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 546), dated 28th February 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary John Denham];

    (2) Education (Student Support) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 529), dated 27th February 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary John Denham]; and

    (3) Teachers' Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 541), dated 28th February 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Ed Balls].

3    Health Care and Associated Professions,—Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board (Fees) Rules Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 554), dated 28th February 2008 [by Statutory Instrument], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].

4    Medicines,—Medicines (Products for Human Use-Fees) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 552), dated 28th February 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum and Impact Assessment [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].

5    National Health Service,—NHS Professionals Special Health Authority (Establishment and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 558), dated 28th February 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Alan Johnson].

6    Pensions,—Personal Injuries (Civilians) (Amendment) Scheme 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 592), dated 3rd March 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Secretary Des Browne].

7    Police,—(1) Metropolitan Police Authority Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 631);

    (2) Police and Justice Act 2006 (Supplementary and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 619); and

    (3) Police Authority Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 630),

    dated 6th March 2008 [by Act], with Explanatory Memoranda thereon [by Command] [Secretary Jacqui Smith].

8    Social Security,—Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 636), dated 7th March 2008 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Jane Kennedy].

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