HL Deb 18 March 1997 vol 579 c788

4.33 p.m.

The Minister of State, Department of Social Security (Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish)

My Lords, I beg to move that the Bill be now read a second time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a second time.—(Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish.)

On Question, Bill read a second time; Committee negatived.

Then, Standing Order 44 having been suspended (pursuant to Resolution of 14th March), Bill read a third time, and passed.