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Bill Presented

Volume 980: debated on Tuesday 4 March 1980

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National Health Service (Invalid Direction)

Mr. Secretary Jenkin, supported by Mr. Attorney-General, Dr. Gerard Vaughan, and Sir George Young presented a Bill to give temporary effect to an instrument purporting to be a direction given by the Secretary of State for Social Services: And the same was read the First Time; and ordered to be read a Second Time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 155].

Statutory Instruments, &C

Ordered,

That the Southern Rhodesia (Constitution of Zimbabwe) (Elections and Appointments) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I., 1980, No. 243) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. St. John-Stevas.]

Business Of The House

Ordered,

That at this day's sitting, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 3 (Exempted Business), if proceeding on the Motions relating to Review Body on Top Salaries, Members' Office, Secretarial and Research Allowance, Car Mileage Allowances for Members' Spouses and Grants for Former Members have not been disposed of by Ten o'clock, any amendments to the first Motion which have been selected by Mr. Speaker may thereupon be moved, the Questions thereon shall be put forthwith and Mr. Speaker shall then proceed forthwith to put the Question upon the said Motion and any Questions necessary to dispose of the other Motions and of any Amendments moved thereto which have been selected by him.—[Mr. Waddington.]

Ordered,

That, at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 67 (Public bills relating exclusively to Scotland) shall apply to proceedings on the Highlands and Islands Air Services (Scotland) Bill with the substitution of the words 'Committee of the whole House' for the words Scottish Standing Committee' in paragraphs (4) and (5) of the Standing Order.—[Mr. Waddington.]

Ordered,

That, if the Highlands and Islands Air Services (Scotland) Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, further proceedings on the Bill shall stand postponed and that as soon as the proceedings on any Resolution come to by the House on Highlands and Islands Air Services (Scotland) [Money] have been concluded this House will immediately resolve itself into a Committee on the Bill.—[Mr. Waddington.]