§ The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to consolidate Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982 and other enactments relating to the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.
Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question. Bill read a first time, and to be printed.