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COUNTER-TERRORISM BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)(Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Counter-Terrorism Bill, it is expedient to authorise—

(1) provision requiring designated gas transporters to pay all or part of the costs incurred by the Secretary of State in connection with the provision of extra police services in or around certain gas facilities, and

(2) the payment into the Consolidated Fund of—

(a) any sums received by the Secretary of State under the Act, and

(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable into that Fund under any other Act.—[Liz Blackman.]

Question agreed to.

DELEGATED LEGISLATION

With permission, I shall put the motions on prisons together.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

Prisons

That the draft Early Removal of Fixed-Term Prisoners (Amendment of Eligibility Period) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 12th March, be approved.

That the draft Early Removal of Short-Term and Long-Term Prisoners (Amendment of Requisite Period) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 12th March, be approved. —[Liz Blackman.]

Question agreed to.

EUROPEAN UNION DOCUMENTS

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Committees),

Fisheries: Control, Inspection and Sanction Systems

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 16071/07, European Court of Auditors Special Report No. 7/2007 on the control, inspection and sanction systems relating to the rules on conservation of Community fisheries resources; and supports the Government’s aim of contributing positively to discussions for further improvements in fisheries management and control, thereby contributing to the long-term sustainability of fish stocks. —[Liz Blackman.]

Question agreed to.

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

Ordered,

That, at the sitting on Tuesday 22nd April, Standing Order No. 17 (Delegated legislation (negative procedure)) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Simon Hughes relating to Immigration (HC 321). —[Liz Blackman.]

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