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Business without Debate

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

delegated legislation

With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 3, 4 and 5 together.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Industrial Development

That the draft Financial Assistance for Industry (Increase of Limit) (No. 2) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 1 April, be approved.

That the draft Financial Assistance for Industry (Increase of Limit) (No. 3) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 1 April, be approved.

Constitutional Law

That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 4) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 1 April, be approved.—(Mr. Watts.)

Question agreed to.

regulatory reform

Licences and Licensing

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 18(1)),

That the draft Legislative Reform (Minor Variations to Premises Licences and ClubPremises Certificates) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 26 March, be approved.—(Mr. Watts.)

Question agreed to.

European Union Documents

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 119(11)),

Maritime Transport

That this House takes note of European Union Documents Nos. 5779/09, Commission Communication on Strategic goals and recommendations for the EU’s maritime transport policy until 2018, and 5775/09, Commission Communication on Communication and action plan with a view to establishing a European maritime transport space without barriers; and endorses the Government’s support for appropriate action at the European level where this would be effective in promoting European shipping, and providing economic, social, environmental, and regulatory benefits.—(Mr. Watts.)

Question agreed to.

financial assistance to industry

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Order, 30 April, and Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Financial Assistance to Industry

That this House authorises the Secretary of State to undertake to pay, by way of financial assistance under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982, in respect of the Scrappage Scheme, sums exceeding £10 million and up to a cumulative total of £300 million to vehicle manufacturers for the assistance of the automotive industry.—(Mr. Watts.)

Question agreed to.