HC Deb 04 December 1996 vol 286 cc1046-7


That the Report [3rd December] from the Business Committee be now considered.—[Mr. Peter Atkinson.]

Report considered accordingly.

Question, That this House doth agree with the Committee in their resolution, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No.80 (Business Committee) and agreed to.

Following is the report of the Business Committee:

That the resolution of the Committee reported to the House on 26th November be varied by substituting for the provisions of that Resolution the following provisions:

'That— (1) the order in which proceedings on Consideration are taken shall he new Clauses relating to air weapons, new Clauses relating to compensation, other new Clauses, amendments to Clauses, amendments to Schedules. (2) on the allotted day which under the order of 18th November (as varied by the Order of 25th November) is to be given to the proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading those proceedings shall, subject to the provisions of that Order, be brought to a conclusion as follows.

Proceedings Time for conclusion of proceedings
New Clauses relating to air weapons 5 p.m.
New Clauses relating to compensation 7.30 p.m.
Remaining proceedings on Consideration 11 p.m.
Third Reading Midnight