Select Committee on Procedure of the House Fifth Report


ANNEX

Extracts from the minutes of proceedings of the Committee

DIE LUNAE 8° JULII 2002

  A draft report was laid before the Committee by the Chairman and read.

  The Committee deliberated.

  Paragraph 1 was read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 2 was read.

  It was moved by the Lord Privy Seal to leave out "We recommend that a further report of the Procedure Committee on the new working practices be made to the House near the end of the trial period. This report should review how the new practices have worked and recommend whether they should be continued." and insert "At the end of the trial period the House should review how the new practices have worked and decide whether they should be continued."

  Which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the Committee divided:


CONTENTS 16
NOT-CONTENTS 11



CONTENTS

    Allenby of Megiddo, V.
    Brabazon of Tara, L.
    Clarke of Hampstead, L.
    Craig of Radley, L.
    Goodhart, L.
    Grocott, L.
    Goudie, B.
    Haskel, L.
    Irvine of Lairg, L. (Lord Chancellor)
    Judd. L.
    Rendell of Babergh, B.
    Roper, L.
    Simon, V.
    Symons of Vernon Dean, B.
    Williams of Crosby, B.
    Williams of Mostyn, L. (Lord Privy Seal)

NOT-CONTENTS

    Blatch, B.
    Bledisloe, V.
    Caithness, E.
    Cope of Berkeley, L.
    Crickhowell, L.
    Hanham, B.Kimball, L.
    Mancroft, L.
    Strathclyde, L.
    Trefgarne, L.
    Waddington, L.

  The amendment was agreed to.

  Paragraph 2 as amended was agreed to.

  Paragraphs 3-5 were read, amended, and agreed to.

  Paragraph 6 was read.

  It was moved by the Baroness Blatch, in paragraph 6, to incorporate into the report the points made on carry-over by L. Norton of Louth in his memorandum to the Committee.

  Which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the Committee divided:


CONTENTS 11
NOT-CONTENTS 16



CONTENTS

    Blatch, B.
    Bledisloe, V.
    Caithness, E.
    Cope of Berkeley, L.
    Crickhowell, L.
    Hanham, B.
    Kimball, L.
    Mancroft, L.
    Strathclyde, L.
    Trefgarne, L.
    Waddington, L.

NOT-CONTENTS

    Allenby of Megiddo, V.
    Brabazon of Tara, L.
    Clarke of Hampstead, L.
    Craig of Radley, L.
    Goodhart, L.
    Grocott, L.
    Goudie, B.
    Haskel, L.
    Irvine of Lairg, L. (Lord Chancellor)
    Judd. L.
    Rendell of Babergh, B.
    Roper, L.
    Simon, V.
    Symons of Vernon Dean, B.
    Williams of Crosby, B.
    Williams of Mostyn, L. (Lord Privy Seal)

  The amendment was disagreed to.

  It was moved by the Lord Trefgarne in paragraph 6, to leave out "We recommend that the House should now take this endorsement a stage further and agree to the Group's recommendation (b)." and insert "We do not recommend that the House should now take this endorsement a stage further and we do not agree to the Group's recommendation (b)."

  Which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the Committee divided:


CONTENTS 2
NOT-CONTENTS 21



CONTENTS

    Kimball, L.
    Trefgarne, L.

NOT-CONTENTS

    Allenby of Megiddo, V.
    Bledisloe, V.
    Brabazon of Tara, L.
    Caithness, E.
    Clarke of Hampstead, L.
    Cope of Berkeley, L.
    Craig of Radley, L.
    Goodhart, L.
    Grocott, L.
    Goudie, B.
    Hanham, B.
    Haskel, L.
    Judd. L.
    Mancroft, L.
    Rendell of Babergh, B.
    Roper, L.
    Simon, V.
    Strathclyde, L.
    Symons of Vernon Dean, B.
    Waddington, L.
    Williams of Crosby, B.
    Williams of Mostyn, L. (Lord Privy Seal)

  The amendment was disagreed to.

  Paragraph 6 was further amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 7-28 were read, amended and agreed to.

  Resolved, That the report as amended be the report of the Committee.

  Ordered, That the Chairman do make the report to the House.



 
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