Commons Journal 265

Session 2008-09
Chronological Index
Alphabetical Index - Part I
Alphabetical Index - Part II


[No. 39 Thursday 5 March 2009 ]

The house met at 10.30 am.

PRAYERS.

1 Private Bills [Lords]: Manchester City Council Bill [Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords]: Revival Motion (Standing Order 188B relating to Private Business)

Order read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question (15 January), That the promoters of the Manchester City Council Bill [Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords], which were originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2006^07 on 22 January 2007, may have leave to proceed with the Bills in the current Session according to the provisions of Standing Order 188B (Revival of bills).

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 20(2)).

Debate to be resumed on Thursday 12 March.

2 Private Bills: Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council Bill: Revival Motion (Standing Order 188B relating to Private Business)

Order read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question (15 January), That the promoters of the Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council Bill, which were originally introduced in this House in Session 2007^08 on 22 January 2008, may have leave to proceed with the Bills in the current Session according to the provisions of Standing Order 188B (Revival of bills).

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 20(2)).

Debate to be resumed on Thursday 12 March.

3 Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

(2) the Leader of the House and the honourable Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission

4 Business Question (Leader of the House)

5 Support for Women through the Economic Downturn and for the Future

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the matter of support for women through the economic downturn and for the future._(Ms Harriet Harman.)

At 6.00 pm, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 9(3)).

6 Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament)

Motion made, That this House welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process and bring about social change; notes that many hon. Members from all parts of the House are actively involved in the work of the UK Youth Parliament; and accordingly resolves that the UK Youth Parliament should be allowed for this year alone to hold its 2009 annual meeting in the Chamber of this House._(Mark Tami.)

Objection taken (Standing Order No. 9(6)).

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7 Public Petition

A Public Petition from Parents Against Closure (PAC) and other supporters of Croxteth Community Comprehensive relating to schools (Liverpool) was presented and read by Mr Robert N. Wareing.

8 Adjournment

Subject: Men's health at work (Dr Howard Stoate).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn._(Mark Tami.)

[Adjourned at 6.31 pm until tomorrow. ]

Other proceedings

General Committees: Reports

9 Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee

Mr Christopher Chope (Chairman) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

10 Coroners and Justice Bill Committee

Frank Cook (Chairman) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

Written evidence to be published.

11 Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee

John Bercow (Chairman) reported the draft Financial Assistance for Industry (Increase of Limit) Order 2009.

General Committees: Appointments

The Speaker appoints the Chairman of General Committees and allocates Statutory Instruments to Delegated Legislation Committees.

The Committee of Selection nominates Members to serve on General Committees (and certain Members to serve on Grand Committees).

12 Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee (Draft Financial Assistance for Industry (Increase of Limit) Order 2009)

Members: Glenda Jackson discharged and Siobhain McDonagh nominated in substitution.

Reports from Select Committees

13 Health Committee

Patient Safety: Evidence, to be printed (HC 151-iv) (Mr Kevin Barron).

14 Liaison Committee

The work of committees in Session 2007^08: First Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 291) (Mr Alan Williams).

15 Public Administration (Select Committee on)

(1) Leaks and Whistleblowing in Whitehall:

(i) Evidence, to be printed (HC 83-iv)

(ii) Written evidence, to be published;

(2) Outside Appointments to the Senior Civil Service: Evidence, to be printed (HC 303-i);

(3) Official Statistics: Publication of Statistics Relating to Knife Crime: Written evidence, to be published;

(4) Lobbying: Written evidence, to be published

(Dr Tony Wright).

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16 Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee

Mr Eric Illsley reported from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee, That he had been chosen as Chairman of the Committee.

[WH, No. 24]  

Sitting in Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 2.30 pm.

Subject: Seventh Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2007^08, A Life Like Any Other? Human Rights of Adults with Learning Disabilities, and the Government's responses.

Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned._(Mark Tami.)

[Adjourned at 5.19 pm until Tuesday 10 March. ]

APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1 Health Care and Associated Professions

Draft Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments and Practitioner Psychologists) Order 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

2 International Development

Draft Asian Development Bank (Ninth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund) Order 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Secretary Alexander).

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

3 Animal Health

Aquatic Animal Health (England and Wales) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 463), dated 3 March 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Hilary Benn).

4 Immigration

Immigration Services Commissioner (Designated Professional Body) (Fees) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 458), dated 3 March 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Jacqui Smith).

5 Insolvency

Insolvency Proceedings (Monetary Limits) (Amendment) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 465), dated 2 March 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Mr Pat McFadden).

6 Medicines

Medicines (Products for Human Use) (Fees) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 389), dated 23 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

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7 Mental Health

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No. 9, Consequential Amendments and Transitory, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 462), dated 25 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

8 National Health Service

(1) Care Quality Commission (Additional Functions) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 410), dated 24 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson);

(2) National Health Service (Amendments Relating to Optical Charges and Payments) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 409), dated 26 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson);

(3) National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) and (Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 411), dated 27 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson); and

(4) National Health Service (Dental Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 407), dated 26 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

9 Police

Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 460), dated 3 March 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Jacqui Smith).

10 Road Traffic

Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (Walsall) Designation Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 439), dated 27 February 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Geoff Hoon).

11 Supreme Court of England and Wales

Register of Judgments, Orders and Fines (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 474), dated 3 March 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Jack Straw).

Other Papers:

12 Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minute, dated 5th March 2009, concerning the gifting of police body armour to Pakistani police (by Command) (Secretary David Miliband).

13 Intelligence Services

(1) Annual Report of the Intelligence and Security Committee for 2007^08 (by Command) (Cm. 7542) (The Prime Minister); and

(2) Government Response to the Annual Report of the Intelligence and Security Committee for 2007^08 (by Command) (Cm. 7543) (The Prime Minister).

14 Reserve Forces

Reserve Forces Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations for 2009 (by Act) (Mr Secretary Hutton).

15 Treasury

(1) Alignment (Clear Line of Sight) Project (by Command) (Cm. 7567) (Yvette Cooper); and

(2) Treasury Minute, dated 5th March 2009, concerning a contingent liability arising from the Asset Purchase Facility (by Command) (Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer).

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