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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
29 January 2009

No. 22

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)

    Motion made, and Question (15 January) again proposed, 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 21 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 to further proceeding.

    Debate stood adjourned; to be resumed on Thursday 5 February.

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)

    Motion made, and Question (15 January) again proposed, 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 to further proceeding.

    Debate stood adjourned; to be resumed on Thursday 5 February.

3 Questions to the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills

4 Business Question (Leader of the House)

5 Statement: Digital Britain (Secretary Andy Burnham)

6 Holocaust Memorial Day (Topical Debate)

    Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the matter of Holocaust Memorial Day.—(Mr Sadiq Khan.)

    An hour and a half after the commencement of proceedings, the Motion lapsed (Standing Order No. 24A(2)).

7 Armed Forces Personnel

    Motion made and Question proposed, That this House has considered the matter of armed forces personnel.—(Mr Bob Ainsworth.)

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

8 Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 4 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Jacqui Smith relating to Police Grant Report not later than three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion, and shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motions in the name of Secretary Hazel Blears relating to Local Government Finance not later than six hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion relating to Police Grant Report; proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing OrderNo. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.—(Mr John Spellar.)

9 Adjournment

    Subject: Support for black and minority ethnic victims of domestic violence (Ms Sally Keeble)

    Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr John Spellar.)

Adjourned at 6.30 pm until Monday 2 February.

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Other proceedings

General Committees: Reports

10 Policing and Crime Bill Committee

    Sir Nicholas Winterton (Chairman) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

    Written evidence to be published.

11 Business Rate Supplements Bill Committee

    Mrs Janet Dean (Chairman) reported written evidence submitted to the Committee.

    Written evidence to be published.

Reports from Select Committees

12 Health Committee

    Top-up Fees: Evidence, to be printed (HC 194-i) (Mr Kevin Barron).

13 Home Affairs Committee

    Project CONTEST: The Government's Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Part of the evidence taken before the Sub-Committee, to be printed (HC 212-i) (Patrick Mercer).

14 Public Administration (Select Committee on)

    Equitable Life:

    (i) Evidence, to be printed (HC 219-i);

    (ii) Written evidence, to be published

    (Dr Tony Wright).

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at 2.30 pm.


Sitting in Westminster Hall

No. 12

Minutes of Proceedings

The sitting began at 2.30 pm.

Adjournment

    Subject: Inter-Parliamentary Union.

    Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.—(Gillian Merron.)

Adjourned at 3.33 pm until Tuesday 3 February.

Alan Haselhurst

Deputy Speaker

APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

1 Representation of the People

    Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Amendment) Order 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Jack Straw).

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

2 Financial Services and Markets

    Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 118), dated 29 January 2009 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Ian Pearson).

Other Papers:

3 Communications

    Digital Britain: The Interim Report (by Command) (Cm. 7548) (Mr Pat McFadden).

4 Culture, Media and Sport

    Report and Financial Statements of Greater Manchester Museum of Science and Industry Trust for 2007-08 (by Command) (Secretary Andy Burnham).

5 Foreign Affairs

    Government Response to the Tenth Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2007-08 on Global Security: Japan and Korea (by Command) (Cm. 7534) (Secretary David Miliband).

6 Government Resources and Accounts

    Statement of Accounts of Returning Officers' Expenses, England and Wales for 2007-08, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Act); to be printed (HC 115) (Secretary Jack Straw).

7 Health

    Government Response to the Sixth Report from the Health Committee, Session 2007-08 on Foundation Trusts and Monitor (by Command) (Cm. 7528) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

8 National Lottery

    Review of the sportscotland Lottery Fund for 2007-08 (by Act); to be printed (HC 86) (Secretary Jim Murphy).

9 Parliamentary Constituencies

    Boundary Commission for England: Report with respect to the areas comprised in the constituencies of Daventry, Somerton and Frome, South Northamptonshire and Wells (by Act); to be printed (HC 116) (Secretary Jack Straw).

10 Trunk Road Charging Schemes

    Account of the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Charging Scheme for 2007-08, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (by Statutory Instrument); to be printed (HC 159) (Secretary Geoff Hoon).



 
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