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Delegated Legislation

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

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


That the draft Work and Families (Increase of Maximum Amount) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 4 June, be approved.—(Mr. Blizzard.)

Question agreed to.

European union Documents

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

Genetically Modified Maize

That this House takes note of the two unnumbered explanatory memoranda from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs dated 6 May 2009 concerning the placing on the market, in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of maize products (Zea mays L., line Bt11 and Zea mays L., line 1507) genetically modified for resistance to certain lepidopteran pests; and supports the Government’s view that all the requirements of the Directive have been met in relation to these products and that their proposed authorisation for cultivation should be granted.—(Mr. Blizzard.)

Question agreed to.