Sessional Returns Session 1997-98 - Contents



4. PRIVATE BILLS AND PRIVATE BUSINESS

Information and statistics relating to Private Bills, Private Business and Special Procedure Orders.

A. Private Bills, Private Business and Special Procedure Orders: General

Number of Private Bills:

    introduced into the House of Commons (including suspended and revived Bills)  11
    brought from the House of Lords (including suspended and revived Bills)  6

Number of Bills:

    confirming Provisional Orders introduced into the House of Commons  0
    confirming Provisional Orders brought from the House of Lords  0
    for the confirmation of Orders under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936
    introduced into the House of Commons  2
    for the confirmation of Orders under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936 brought from the House of Lords  0

Number of Hybrid Bills:

    introduced into the House of Commons (including suspended Bills)  0
    brought from the House of Lords (including suspended Bills)  0

Number of Special Procedure Orders

    laid  2
    withdrawn  0
    annulled  0
    against which Petitions or copies of Petitions were deposited  1

Private BillsProvisional Order BillsHybrid BillsBills for the Confirmation of Orders under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936Total
Number of Bills which received the Royal Assent70029
Number of Bills passed in the House of Commons but not in the House of Lords00000
Number of Bills rejected in the House of Commons 00000
Number of Bills rejected in Committee in the House of Commons0 0000
Number of Bills withdrawn or not proceeded with by parties in the House of Commons20002
Number of Bills suspended in the House of Commons20002
Number of Bills not passed by the Standing Orders Committee 00000
TOTAL1100213
Number of Bills reported by Committees on Opposed Bills 00000
Number of Bills reported by other Committees00000
Number of Bills reported by Committees on Unopposed Bills 40004
TOTAL40004

B. Dates of the House's consideration of the several stages of Private Bills

1. Bills presented on or before 27th November 1997

Name of BillBill read first timeBill read second timeBill committedCommittee to which Bill is referredBill reportedBill, as amended, considered Bill read third timeRoyal Assent
Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Re-organisation) [Lords] (changed from Girobank plc (Transfer) [Lords])19th June 1998...... .
Bodmin Moor Commons [Lords]*19th June 199719th June 199719th June 1997 19th June 1997
City Of Westminster [Lords] 20th October 19985th November 1998 5th November 1998.....
Hailsham Cattle Market [Lords]*
Imperial College18th June 199718th June 1997 18th June 199715th July 1997
King's College London [Lords] 19th June 199719th June 199729th July 199731st July 1997
Lever Park* 18th June 1997
Lloyds TSB [Lords] 19th January 199820th April 1998 at Seven o'clock 20th April 1998Unopposed14th May 1998 28th June 199831st July 1998
London Local Authorities [Lords] ....... .
Southampton International Boat Show 18th June 199718th June 199718th June 199715th July 1997
Tamar Bridge19th June 199719th June 199719th June 1997Unopposed4th Dec. 1997 15th January 199831st March 1998 28th July 1998

* Bill withdrawn

B. Dates of Consideration of the several stages of Private Bills (cont.)

2. Bills presented after 27th November 1997

Name of BillBill read first time Bill read second timeBill committedCommittee to which Bill is referred Bill reportedBill, as amended, consideredBill read third time Royal Assent
Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council [Lords] 4th June 199816th June 199816th June 1998Unopposed 9th July 199814th July 1998 16th July 1998
Tyne Tunnels22nd Jan. 199827th January 199827th January 1998Unopposed12th February 199825th Feb. 19988th April 1998

3. Bills for the Confirmation of Orders under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936

Title of BillNotice of PresentationBill considered Bill read third timeRoyal Assent
City of Edinburgh (Guided Busways) [Modified]15th July 199821st July 199822nd July 199828th July 1998
Scottish Agricultural College3rd December 19979th December 199710th December 199717th December 1997

C. Opposed Bill Committees

Nil

D. Committee on Unopposed Bills

Number of Meetings: 4

1. The Members serving on the Committee on Unopposed Bills while it considered each Bill were as follows:

Lloyds TSB Bill [Lords]
    First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means
    Mr Nigel Beard
    Mr Peter Bottomley
    Mrs Helen Brinton
    Mr John Butterfill
Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council Bill [Lords]
    Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means
    Mr John Austin
    Mr Philip Hammond
    Mr Syd Rapson
    Mr Nick St Aubyn
Tamar Bridge Bill
    First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means
    Mr Peter Bottomley
    Mr Gerry Sutcliffe
    Mr Jon Trickett
    Mr Andrew Stunell
Tyne Tunnels Bill
    Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means
    Mr Brian Jenkins
    Mr Nick St Aubyn
    Mr Gerry Sutcliffe
    Mr Andrew Stunell

2. Total Attendances of Members of Unopposed Bill Committees

Names of MembersTotal number of days on which each member attended a meeting of an Unopposed Bill Committee
The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Martin)2
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Lord)2
Mr John Austin
Mr Peter Bottomley
Mr Nigel Beard
Dr Peter Brand
Mrs Helen Brinton
Mr John Butterfill
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Brian Jenkins
Mr Andrew Mackinlay
Mr John McDonnell  
Mr David Marshall
Mr Syd Rapson  
Mr Nick St. Aubyn  
Mr Andrew Stunell  
Mr Gerry Sutcliffe  
Mr Jon Trickett  
Mr Robert Walter  
Mrs Ann Winterton  
Mrs Audrey Wise
  1
  2
  1
  0
  1
  1
  1
  1
  0
  0
  0
  1
  2
  0
  2
  1
  0
  0
  0

E. Bills to confirm Orders under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936

Number of Bills proceeded with under section 7  2

    City of Edinburgh (Guided Busways) [Modified]
    Scottish Agricultural College

Number of Bills proceeded with under section 8  Nil

Number of Bills proceeded with under section 9  Nil

F. Court of Referees

Number of Meetings: Nil

Names of MembersTotal number of days on which each Member attended a meeting of the Court of Referees
The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst) 0
The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Martin) 0
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Lord) 0
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr John Butterfill
Mr Bill Etherington
Mr Archy Kirkwood
Mr Alan Meale
Mr Ernie Ross
Mr Dennis Turner
Mr J S Mason [Speaker's Counsel]
 0
 0
 0
 0
 0
 0
 0
 0

Clerk: Mr Proctor

G. Standing Orders Committee

Number of Meetings: Nil

Names of MembersTotal number of days on which each Member attended a meeting of the Standing Orders Committee
The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst)0
The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Martin)  0
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr Michael Lord)  0
Mrs Llin Golding
Mr Brian Jenkins
Mr Bill O'Brien
Mr Bill Olner
Mr Ernie Ross
Mr Roger Stott
Mr Andrew Stunell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0

Clerk: Ms L M Gardner

The Committee has the assistance of Speaker's Counsel.

H. Special Procedure Orders

Number of Special Procedure Orders:

    laid  2
    withdrawn  0
    annulled  0
    against which Petitions or copies of Petitions were deposited  1
Number of Petitions:
    considered by the Chairmen  1
    certified by the Chairmen as proper to be received  1
    certified by the Chairmen as being Petitions of General Objection  1
    certified by the Chairmen as being Petitions for Amendment  0
    referred to a Joint Committee of both Houses  1
    reported with Amendments by a Joint Committee  0

Number of reports by a Joint Committee:

    that the Order be not approved  0
    that the Order be amended  0

Number of Bills introduced for the confirmation of Special Procedure Orders  0

I. Joint Committees

Number of Special Procedure Orders referred to a Joint Committee  1
Number of Days on which each Committee sat  2

Joint Committee

Order
Commons Members
Attendance
No. of days Committee sat
Type of Petition
Decision of Committee
Woodford Aerodrome (Control of Land by Directions) Order 1997Mr Bill Etherington
Mr Michael Fabricant
Mr Bill Olner
2

2

2
2
General Objection That the Order be reported, without amendment


 
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