HL Deb 15 June 1981 vol 421 cc432-3
Lord Lyell

My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a third time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.—(Lord Lyell.)

Lord Bruce of Donington

My Lords, we on this side of the House do not seek in any way to prevent the Third Reading of this Bill. We are naturally a little sorry that the Government did not act on the basis of our recommendations. Nevertheless, the Bill itself does not raise any profound questions of social or political significance within the party context. We on this side of the House should like to thank the noble Lord for the very great efforts that he made to simplify the provisions of the Bill and to explain it so patiently to the House.

Bill read 3a, with the amendments, and passed, and returned to the Commons.