Commons Journal 266

Session 2009-10
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[No. 68 Wednesday 7 April 2010 ]

The house met at 11.30 am.

PRAYERS.

1 Private Bills [Lords]: Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords]: Consideration of Lords Amendments

Ordered, That the Lords Amendments be now considered._(The Chairman of Ways and Means.)

Lords Amendments agreed to.

2 Private Bills [Lords]: Manchester City Council Bill [Lords]: Consideration of Lords Amendments

Ordered, That the Lords Amendments be now considered._(The Chairman of Ways and Means.)

Lords Amendments agreed to.

3 Questions to (1) the Secretary of State for Scotland

(2) the Prime Minister

4 Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Non-Proliferation and Public Liability): Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to make arrangements to reprocess spent nuclear fuel stored in the United Kingdom in order to meet non-proliferation objectives and to offset the decommissioning costs of major reprocessing facilities; and for connected purposes;

That Mr Jamie Reed, Andrew Gwynne, John Mann, Phil Wilson, John Robertson, Albert Owen, Mr Richard Caborn, Hilary Armstrong, Mr Alan Milburn and Mr John Hutton present the Bill.

Mr Jamie Reed accordingly presented the Bill.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time on Friday 23 April, and to be printed (Bill 103).

5 Business of the House

Motion made and Question proposed, That the following provisions shall have effect_

Sittings on 7 and 8 April: general

1. At the sittings today and tomorrow_

(1) any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour, and shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House;

(2) any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill may be considered forthwith without any further Question being put;

(3) Standing Orders Nos. 83D to 83H and 83I(2), (3) and (6) (conclusion of proceedings, &c.) shall apply to proceedings to be taken in accordance with this Order (but with the omission of Standing Orders Nos. 83D(2)(c) and 83E(2)(c));

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(4) notices of Amendments, new Clauses or new Schedules to be moved in Committee on any Bill may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time; and

(5) Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

Wednesday 7 April

2. At today's sitting the following business shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) at the time after its commencement shown in brackets at the end of each sub-paragraph_

(1) proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Bribery Bill [Lords] (one hour);

(2) Committee of the whole House and remaining proceedings on the Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords] (one hour);

(3) proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Alan Johnson relating to the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2010 (one hour);

(4) proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill (one hour);

(5) any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the bringing in of an Appropriation Bill, presentation and First Reading of any Bill brought in in pursuance of that Motion and remaining proceedings on any such Bill, to which Standing Order No. 56 (Consolidated Fund Bills) shall apply (forthwith);

(6) Second Reading and remaining proceedings on the Finance Bill (three hours); and

(7) Committee of the whole House and remaining proceedings on the Digital Economy Bill [Lords] (two hours).

3. Proceedings on any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill which are taken at today's sitting shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

4. Paragraph 2(3) shall have effect notwithstanding Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents).

5. Paragraph 2(6) shall have effect notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of a Bill brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions.

6. If the Finance Bill is read a second time, it shall stand committed to a Committee of the whole House and the House will immediately resolve itself into a Committee on the Bill.

7. If, on the conclusion of proceedings in Committee on the Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords], the Finance Bill or the Digital Economy Bill [Lords], the Bill is reported with amendments, the House shall proceed to consider the Bill as amended without any Question being put.

8. At today's sitting, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Messages from the Lords have been received and any Committee to draw up Reasons has reported.

Thursday 8 April

9. At tomorrow's sitting proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

10. Proceedings on any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill which are taken at tomorrow's sitting shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

11. At tomorrow's sitting, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House before a Message has been received from the Lords Commissioners.

12. On Thursday 8 April there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall.

General

13. Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

14. The Order made on Friday 12 March 2010 that the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill be considered on Friday 23 April 2010 shall be discharged; and, notwithstanding the practice of the House which forbids the bringing forward of an Order of the Day, the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee, shall be considered tomorrow.

15. A reference in this Order to proceedings on or in respect of a Bill includes a reference to proceedings on any Money Resolution, Ways and Means Resolution or Order of Consideration Motion in relation to those proceedings.

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16. The Speaker may not arrange for a debate to be held in accordance with Standing Order No. 24 (emergency debates) at today's sitting, or at tomorrow's sitting, before the conclusion of the proceedings at that sitting to which this Order applies.

17. If today's sitting continues after 10.30 am on Thursday 8 April, this Order shall have effect as if any reference to the sitting on Thursday 8 April were a reference to today's sitting._(Ms Harriet Harman.)

Mr Nicholas Brown claimed to move the closure (Standing Order No. 36).

Question put, That the Question be now put.

The House divided.

Division No. 129.

Ayes: 238 (Tellers: Mr Bob Blizzard, Mrs Sharon Hodgson).

Noes: 36 (Tellers: Sir Robert Smith, John Hemming).

Question accordingly agreed to.

Question accordingly put.

The House divided.

Division No. 130.

Ayes: 314 (Tellers: Mr Bob Blizzard, Mrs Sharon Hodgson).

Noes: 49 (Tellers: Sir Robert Smith, John Hemming).

Question accordingly agreed to.

Ordered, That the following provisions shall have effect_

Sittings on 7 and 8 April: general

1. At the sittings today and tomorrow_

(1) any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour, and shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House;

(2) any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill may be considered forthwith without any further Question being put;

(3) Standing Orders Nos. 83D to 83H and 83I(2), (3) and (6) (conclusion of proceedings, &c.) shall apply to proceedings to be taken in accordance with this Order (but with the omission of Standing Orders Nos. 83D(2)(c) and 83E(2)(c));

(4) notices of Amendments, new Clauses or new Schedules to be moved in Committee on any Bill may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time; and

(5) Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

Wednesday 7 April

2. At today's sitting the following business shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) at the time after its commencement shown in brackets at the end of each sub-paragraph_

(1) proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Bribery Bill [Lords] (one hour);

(2) Committee of the whole House and remaining proceedings on the Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords] (one hour);

(3) proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Alan Johnson relating to the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2010 (one hour);

(4) proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill (one hour);

(5) any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the bringing in of an Appropriation Bill, presentation and First Reading of any Bill brought in in pursuance of that Motion and remaining proceedings on any such Bill, to which Standing Order No. 56 (Consolidated Fund Bills) shall apply (forthwith);

(6) Second Reading and remaining proceedings on the Finance Bill (three hours); and

(7) Committee of the whole House and remaining proceedings on the Digital Economy Bill [Lords] (two hours).

3. Proceedings on any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill which are taken at today's sitting shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

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4. Paragraph 2(3) shall have effect notwithstanding Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents).

5. Paragraph 2(6) shall have effect notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of a Bill brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions.

6. If the Finance Bill is read a second time, it shall stand committed to a Committee of the whole House and the House will immediately resolve itself into a Committee on the Bill.

7. If, on the conclusion of proceedings in Committee on the Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords], the Finance Bill or the Digital Economy Bill [Lords], the Bill is reported with amendments, the House shall proceed to consider the Bill as amended without any Question being put.

8. At today's sitting, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Messages from the Lords have been received and any Committee to draw up Reasons has reported.

Thursday 8 April

9. At tomorrow's sitting proceedings on consideration and Third Reading of the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

10. Proceedings on any Lords Amendments or Lords Message in respect of any Bill which are taken at tomorrow's sitting shall be brought to a conclusion (unless already concluded) one hour after their commencement.

11. At tomorrow's sitting, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House before a Message has been received from the Lords Commissioners.

12. On Thursday 8 April there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall.

General

13. Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which this Order applies.

14. The Order made on Friday 12 March 2010 that the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill be considered on Friday 23 April 2010 shall be discharged; and, notwithstanding the practice of the House which forbids the bringing forward of an Order of the Day, the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee, shall be considered tomorrow.

15. A reference in this Order to proceedings on or in respect of a Bill includes a reference to proceedings on any Money Resolution, Ways and Means Resolution or Order of Consideration Motion in relation to those proceedings.

16. The Speaker may not arrange for a debate to be held in accordance with Standing Order No. 24 (emergency debates) at today's sitting, or at tomorrow's sitting, before the conclusion of the proceedings at that sitting to which this Order applies.

17. If today's sitting continues after 10.30 am on Thursday 8 April, this Order shall have effect as if any reference to the sitting on Thursday 8 April were a reference to today's sitting.

6 Bribery Bill [Lords]: Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 1 proposed._(Mr Jonathan Djanogly.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment 7 made.

7 Bribery Bill [Lords]: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed with Amendments.

8 Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords]: Committee of the whole House

The House resolved itself into a Committee (Programme Order, 11 March).

(In the Committee)

Clauses 1 to 3 agreed to.

Bill to be reported, without Amendment.

The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr John Heppell reported, That the Committee had gone through the Bill and made no Amendments.

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9 Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [Lords]: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed without Amendment.

10 Deferred divisions

The Deputy Speaker announced the results of the Divisions which had been deferred to this day (Standing Order No. 41A).

Children and Young Persons,_That the draft Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.

Division No. 127.

Ayes: 259.

Noes: 152.

Question accordingly agreed to.

EU Strategy on Jobs and Growth,_That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 7110/10, Commission Communication on Europe 2020_a strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, No. 6018/10, Commission staff working document on Europe 2020_public consultation_first overview of responses, and No. 6037/10, Commission staff working document_Lisbon Strategy evaluation document; and supports the Government's approach to promoting an EU strategy focused on delivering strong, sustainable and balanced growth.

Division No. 128.

Ayes: 254.

Noes: 158.

Question accordingly agreed to.

11 Dangerous Drugs

Motion made and Question proposed, That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 30 March, be approved._(Mr Alan Campbell.)

One hour after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion, the Deputy Speaker put the Question (Order, today).

Question agreed to.

12 Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill: Consideration of the Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

Amendment 2 proposed._(Mr Edward Leigh.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

13 Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill: Third Reading

Bill read the third time, and passed.

14 Appropriation: Motion to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 57)

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Order, today), That leave be given to bring in a Bill to appropriate the supply authorised in this Session of Parliament for the service of the year ending with 31 March 2011._(Mr Stephen Timms.)

Question agreed to.

Ordered, That a Bill be brought in to appropriate the supply authorised in this Session of Parliament for the service of the year ending with 31 March 2011.

That the Chairman of Ways and Means, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Liam Byrne, Mr Stephen Timms, Sarah McCarthy-Fry and Ian Pearson introduce the Bill.

Mr Stephen Timms accordingly presented a Bill to appropriate the supply authorised in this Session of Parliament for the service of the year ending with 31 March 2011.

Bill read the first time; to be read a second time forthwith (Order, today), and to be printed (Bill 86).

15 Appropriation Bill: Second and Third Reading (Standing Order No. 56 and Order, today)

Motion made and Question put forthwith, That the Bill be now read a second time.

Question agreed to and Bill accordingly read a second time.

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Motion made and Question put forthwith, That the Bill be now read the third time.

Question agreed to and Bill accordingly read the third time, and passed.

16 Finance Bill: Second Reading

Bill read a second time and committed to a Committee of the whole House (Order, today).

17 Finance Bill: Committee of the whole House

The House resolved itself into a Committee (Order, today).

(In the Committee)

Clauses 1 to 8 agreed to.

Clause 9 (Rates of alcoholic liquor duties)

Amendment 1 proposed._(Mr Stephen Timms.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Three hours after the commencement of proceedings on Second Reading, the Chair put forthwith the Questions necessary to bring proceedings on the Bill to a conclusion (Order, today).

Question put, That Amendment 1 be made.

Question agreed to.

Amendments 2 and 3 made.

Clause 9, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 10 to 22 agreed to.

Clause 23 (Landline duty)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 24 to 57 agreed to.

Clause 58 (Security for payment of PAYE)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 59 to 64 agreed to.

Clause 65 (Furnished holiday lettings)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 66 to 71 agreed to.

Clause 72 (Interpretation)

Amendment 7 made.

Clause 72, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 73 agreed to.

Schedule 1 agreed to.

Schedule 2 (Landline duty)

Schedule disagreed to.

Schedules 3 to 20 agreed to.

Schedule 21 (Furnished holiday lettings)

Schedule disagreed to.

Schedule 22 agreed to.

Bill to be reported, with Amendments.

The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr John Heppell reported, That the Committee had gone through the Bill and made Amendments.

18 Finance Bill: Consideration of the Bill, as amended in Committee

No Amendments on consideration.

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19 Finance Bill: Third Reading

Motion made and Question put forthwith (Order, today), That the Bill be read the third time._(Mr Stephen Timms.)

Question agreed to and Bill accordingly read the third time, and passed.

20 Digital Economy Bill [Lords]: Committee of the whole House

The House resolved itself into a Committee (Orders, 6 April and today).

(In the Committee)

Clause 1 disagreed to.

Clauses 2 and 3 agreed to.

Clause 4 (Obligation to notify subscribers of reported infringements)

Amendment 36 proposed._(Mr Tom Watson.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment 39 proposed._(Mr Tom Watson.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 4 agreed to.

Clause 5 agreed to.

Clause 6 (Approval of code about the initial obligations)

Amendment 15 proposed._(Mr Don Foster.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 6 agreed to.

Clause 7 (Initial obligations code by OFCOM in the absence of an approved code)

Amendment 12 proposed._(Mr Don Foster.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 7 agreed to.

Clause 8 (Contents of initial obligations code)

Amendment 2 proposed._(Mr Stephen Timms.)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The Committee divided.

Division No. 131.

Ayes: 197 (Tellers: Lyn Brown, Kerry McCarthy).

Noes: 40 (Tellers: John Hemming, Mr John Leech).

Question accordingly agreed to.

It being more than two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill, the Chairman put forthwith the Questions necessary to bring proceedings to a conclusion (Order, today).

Clause 8, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 9 and 10 agreed to.

Clause 11 (Obligations to limit internet access)

Amendments 44 and 45 made.

Clause 11, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 12 to 14 agreed to.

Clause 15 (Enforcement of obligations)

Amendment 3 made.

Clause 15, as amended, agreed to.

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Clauses 16 and 17 agreed to.

Clause 18 (Preventing access to specified online locations for the prevention of online copyright infringement)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 19 to 28 agreed to.

Clause 29 (Appointed providers of regional or local news)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 30 to 42 agreed to.

Clause 43 (Extension and regulation of licensing of copyright and performers' rights)

Clause disagreed to.

Clauses 44 to 48 agreed to.

Clause 49 (Commencement)

Amendment 7 made.

Clause 49, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 50 (Short title)

Amendment 8 made.

Clause 50, as amended, agreed to.

Schedule 1 agreed to.

Schedule 2 (Licensing of copyright and performers' property rights)

Schedule disagreed to.

Schedule 3 agreed to.

New Clause NC1_(Mr Stephen Timms)_brought up, read the first time, and added to the Bill.

New Clause NC2_(Mr Stephen Timms)_brought up, read the first time, and added to the Bill.

Amendment 10 made.

Title accordingly amended, as follows: A Bill to make provision about the functions of the Office of Communications; to make provision about the online infringement of copyright and about penalties for infringement of copyright and performers' rights; to make provision about internet domain registries; to make provision about the functions of the Channel Four Television Corporation; to make provision about the regulation of television and radio services; to make provision about the regulation of the use of the electromagnetic spectrum; to amend the Video Recordings Act 1984; to make provision about public lending right in relation to electronic publications; and for connected purposes.

Bill to be reported, with Amendments.

The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

David Wright reported, That the Committee had gone through the Bill and made Amendments.

21 Digital Economy Bill [Lords]: Consideration of the Bill

No Amendments on consideration.

22 Digital Economy Bill [Lords]: Third Reading

Motion made and Question put forthwith, That the Bill be read the third time (Order, today)._(Mr Stephen Timms.)

The House divided.

Division No. 132.

Ayes: 189 (Tellers: Lyn Brown, Kerry McCarthy).

Noes: 47 (Tellers: John Hemming, Mr John Leech).

Question accordingly agreed to.

Bill accordingly read the third time, and passed with Amendments.

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23 Presentation of Public Petitions

A Public Petition from Premier Christian Radio and others relating to Christian Values was presented and read by Sir Alan Beith.

A Public Petition from the supporters of Croydon FC relating to Croydon FC was presented by Mr Andrew Pelling.

A Public Petition from the people of Croydon relating to Proposed Expansion (St Peter's School, Croydon) was presented by Mr Andrew Pelling.

A Public Petition from the people of Croydon relating to Black Taxis (East Croydon Station) was presented by Mr Andrew Pelling.

A Public Petition from the people of Croydon relating to Mr Mohammed El Sharkawi was presented by Mr Andrew Pelling.

24 Adjournment

Subject: Theory and practice of the role of Members of Parliament (Mr Mark Todd).

Resolved, That this House do now adjourn._(David Wright.)

[Adjourned at 11.41 pm until tomorrow. ]

Other proceedings

Lords Messages

25 Crime and Security Bill

The Lords agree to the Crime and Security Bill, without Amendment.

26 Energy Bill

The Lords agree to the Energy Bill, with Amendments to which they desire the agreement of the Commons.

Printing of Lords Amendments

27 Energy Bill

Lords Amendments to be considered tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 104).

European Union Documents Referred

28 European Committee B

European Union Documents No. 8029/10, relating to the European External Action Service, and No. 8134/10 and Addendum, relating to Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Communities and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of those Communities, and unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 30 March 2010 submitted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, relating to Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget for the European Communities, as regards the European External Action Service.

Reports from Select Committees

29 European Scrutiny Committee

(1) Eighteenth Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 5-xvii);

(2) Nineteenth Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 5-xviii);

(3) Ministerial Correspondence: Written evidence, to be published

(Michael Connarty).

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30 Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

(1) The Omagh Bombing: Government Response: Eighth Report, to be printed, with the Formal Minutes relating to the Report (HC 440);

(2) Northern Ireland Office: Written evidence, to be published

(Sir Patrick Cormack).

[WH, No. 43]  

Sitting in Westminster Hall

The sitting began at 9.30 am.

Subjects:

Effectiveness of the House of Commons in 2010 (Martin Salter).

Requirement for clarity in planning applications (Mr Oliver Letwin).

Transport in the North West (Mr Lindsay Hoyle).

Humanitarian aid to Iraq (Keith Hill).

Housing in Southwark (Simon Hughes).

Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned._(Steve McCabe.)

[Adjourned at 4.59 pm until Tuesday 13 April (Order, today). ]

APPENDIX

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

1 Education

(1) Education (Educational Provision for Improving Behaviour) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1156), dated 31 March 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum and an Impact Assessment (by Command) (Secretary Ed Balls); and

(2) Local Education Authorities and Children's Services Authorities (Integration of Functions) (Local and Subordinate Legislation) Order 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1172), dated 31 March 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Ed Balls).

2 Identity Cards

Identity Cards Act 2006 (Provision of Information with Consent) Regulations 2009 (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1180), dated 1 April 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

3 Income Tax

Financial Assistance Scheme (Tax) Regulations 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1187), dated 6 April 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Sarah McCarthy-Fry).

4 Value Added Tax

Value Added Tax (Small Non-Commercial Consignments) Relief (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 1185), dated 6 April 2010 (by Act), with an Explanatory Memorandum (by Command) (Stephen Timms).

Other Papers:

5 Business, Innovation and Skills

Government Response to the Fourth Report from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee, Session 2009-10, on Broadband (by Command) (Cm. 7859) (Mr Pat McFadden).

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6 North East Regional

Government Response to the Second Report from the North East Regional Secret Committee, Session 2009-10, on Teesside Cast Products (by Command) (Cm. 7868) (Mr Pat McFadden).

7 Police Reform

Code of Practice on Independent Custody Visiting (by Act) (Secretary Alan Johnson).

8 South West Regional

Government Response to the First Report from the South West Regional Select Committee, Session 2009-10, on Transport in the South West (by Command) (Cm. 7861) (Secretary John Denham).

9 Transport

Government Response to the Third Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2009-10, on Priorities for investment in the railways (by Command) (Cm. 7869) (Mr Sadiq Khan).

THE SPEAKER'S CERTIFICATE

The Speaker has certified that the Appropriation Bill and the Finance Bill are Money Bills within the meaning of the Parliament Act 1911.


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