HC Deb 28 January 2003 vol 398 cc771-3W
Mr. Gale

To ask the President of the Council if he will list, for each Bill passed by the House since June 1997, how many minutes were spent on third reading debate. [93953]

Mr. Robin Cook

The information requested is as follows:

Hours/minutes at third reading
Finance (No. 2) Bill 3.30
Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill 3.30
Road Traffic Reduction (National Targets) Bill 3.27
Education (Schools) Bill 2.31
Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) Bill [Lords] 2.25
Community Care (Residential Accommodation) Bill 2.22
Scotland Bill 2.05
Lloyds TSB Bill [Lords] 2.03
Northern Ireland Bill 1.30
Firearms (Amendment) Bill 1.27
Public Interest Disclosure Bill [includes consideration] 1.25
Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] 1.19
Finance Bill 1.08
Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] 0.51
Human Rights Bill [Lords] 0.51
Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit
Approvals) Bill 0.44
Police (Northern Ireland) Bill 0.43
Special Immigration Appeals Commission Bill [Lords] 0.38
Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill [Lords] 0.37
Local Government (Contracts) Bill 0.36
Education (Student Loans) Bill 0.35
National Lottery Bill [Lords] 0.33
Bank of England Bill 0.29
Tax Credits (Initial Expenditure) Bill 0.23
Data Protection Bill [Lords] 0.19
Nuclear Explosions (Prohibitions and Inspections) Bill
[Lords] 0.18
Landmines Bill 0.15
Animal Health (Amendment) Bill 0.14
Competition Bill [Lords] 0.14
Registration of Political Parties 0.14
Magistrates' Courts (Procedure) Bill [Lords] 0.13
Supreme Court (Offices) Bill [Lords] 0.12
National Health Service (Private Finance) Bill [Lords] 0.07
Waste Minimisation Bill [includes consideration] 0.03
Hours/minutes at third reading
House of Lords Bill 4.25
Criminal Cases Review (Insanity) Bill [Lords] 2.28
Tax Credits Bill 1.58
Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill 1.41
Finance Bill 1.20
Disability Rights Commission Bill 1.18
Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill 0.52
Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Bill 0.51
Company and Business Names (Chamber of Commerce,
etc.) Bill 0.48
Access to Justice Bill [Lords] 0.47
Pollution Prevention and Control Bill [Lords] 0.45
Road Traffic (Vehicle Testing) Bill 0.45
Northern Ireland Bill 0.41
Scottish Enterprise Bill 0.37
Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill [Lords] 0.34
Rating (Valuation) Bill 0.29
Protection of Children Bill 0.24
Employment Relations Bill 0.23
Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill 0.23
Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Bill 0.20

Hours/minutes at third reading
Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.)
Bill 0.19
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill [Lords] 0.09
Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Bill 0.06
Football (Offences and Disorder) Bill 0.06
Water Industry Bill 0.01
Hours/minutes at third reading
Licensing (Young Persons) Bill 3.02
Disqualifications Bill 2.03
Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill 1.20
Government Resources and Accounts Bill 1.17
Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] 1.17
Financial Services and Markets Bill 1.15
Football (Disorder) Bill 1.14
Northern Ireland Bill 1.08
Countryside and Rights of Way Bill 1.05
Police (Northern Ireland) Bill 1.03
Finance Bill 1.01
Sea Fishing (Grants) Charges Bill 1.00
Postal Services Bill 0.58
Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill 0.52
Carers and Disabled Children Bill 0.47
Armed Forces Discipline Bill [Lords] 0.46
London Local Authorities Bill [Lords] 0.41
Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [Lords] 0.40
Transport Bill 0.38
Local Government Bill [Lords] 0.37
Terrorism Bill 0.36
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill 0.33
Trustee Bill [Lords] 0.33
Limited Liability Partnerships Bill [Lords] 0.31
Representation of the People Bill 0.30
Children (Leaving Care) Bill [Lords] 0.29
Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill 0.27
Utilities Bill 0.19
Freedom of Information Bill 0.18
Protection of Animals (Amendment) Bill 0.16
Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill 0.15
Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill 0.15
Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill 0.14
Political Parties, Elections and Referendums 0.14
Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill 0.13
Nuclear Safeguards Bill 0.12
Electronic Communications Bill 0.11
Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate Bill 0.10
Learning and Skills Bill [Lords] 0.10
Care Standards Bill [Lords] 0.07
Hours/minutes at third reading
Capital Allowances Bill 2.30
House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualifications)
Bill 2.10
Hunting Bill 1.32
Kent County Council Bill [including consideration];
Medway Council Bill [including consideration] 1.30
Criminal Justice and Police Bill 1.29
Vehicles (Crime) Bill 1.16
Homes Bill 0.58
International Development Bill 0.57
Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill [Lords] 0.57
Regulatory Reform Bill [Lords] 0.55
Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill 0.48
Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill 0.45
Private Security Industry Bill [Lords] 0.36
Health and Social Care Bill 0.31

Hours/minutes at third reading
Rating (Former Agricultural Premises and Rural Shops)
Bill 0.21
Social Security Fraud Bill 0.12
Election Publications Bill [Lords] 0.11
Bill 0.06
Hours/minutes at third reading
European Communities (Amendment) Bill 6.46
Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill 3.47
Employee Share Schemes Bill 2.57
Industrial and Provident Societies Bill 2.21
Finance Bill 2.02
Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] 1.50
Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment)
Bill 1.47
Adoption and Children Bill 1.46
Proceeds of Crime Bill 1.30
European Communities (Finance) Bill 1.30
International Development Bill [Lords] 1.21
Animal Health Bill 1.13
Enterprise Bill 1.08
Office of Communications Bill [Lords] 1.08
Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill 1.02
Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill 1.01
State Pensions Credit Bill [Lords] 1.00
Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill 0.52
Employment Bill 0.58
Immigrations. Nationality and Asylum Bill 0.58
Homelessness Bill 0.50
Police Reform Bill 0.50
Tax Credits Bill 0.48
Commonwealth Bill 0.47
Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill 0.42
British Overseas Territories Bill [Lords] 0.42
Copyright, Etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and
Enforcement) Bill 0.41
Export Control Bill 0.36
Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords] 0.34
Education Bill 0.33
Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill 0.27
Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill 0.27
Land Registration Bill 0.27
Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Bill [Lords] 0.24
Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [Lords] 0.23
City of London (Ward Elections) Bill 0.18
Civil Defence (Grant) Bill 0.15
Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill
National Health Service Reform and Health Care 0.15
Professions Bill 0.12
National Heritage Bill 0.06
Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Bill 0.06
Hours/minutes at third reading
Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill 0.57
Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill 0.36
Health (Wales) Bill 0.23