Sessional Returns Session 1997-98 - Contents


F. Consideration of Bills in Standing Committee*

Summary

Standing Committee AConsidered 11 Bills and held 51 Sittings
Standing Committee BConsidered 5 Bills and held 59 Sittings
Standing Committee CConsidered 7 Bills and held 16 Sittings
Standing Committee DConsidered 10 Bills and held 53 Sittings
Standing Committee EConsidered 4 Bills and held 40 Sittings
Standing Committee FConsidered 2 Bill and held 10 Sittings
Standing Committee GConsidered 1 Bill and held 17 Sittings

Total 40 Bills and 246 Sittings

* For consideration of Bills in Grand Committees see Chapter 8.

[Note: The numbers given in brackets after each Member's name indicate respectively the number of meetings of the Committee in respect of the Bill which that Member attended and the number to which that Member was summoned.]

*indicates that proceedings in standing Committee were subject to an allocation of time motion.


STANDING COMMITTEE A

1.  Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill

Committed: 17th June 1997   Reported (with an Amendment): 26th June 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 2

Chairman: Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody

Members and attendance: Mr Graham Allen (2/2), Hilary Armstrong (2/2), Ms Karen Buck (2/2), Mr Paul Burstow (2/2), Mr Christopher Chope (2/2), Mr David Drew (2/2), Mr Philip Hammond (2/2), Mr Keith Hill (2/2), Siobhain McDonagh (2/2), Ms Margaret Moran (2/2), Mr Richard Ottaway (2/2), Mr Nick Raynsford (2/2), Mr Adrian Sanders (2/2), Mr Nick St Aubyn (2/2), Mr Dave Watts (2/2), Ms Rosie Winterton (2/2)

2.  Finance Bill (except Clauses Nos. 1, 15, 17 and 19)

Committed: 10th July 1997   Reported (with Amendments): 24th July 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 9*

Chairmen: Mr John McWilliam and Mrs Ann Winterton

Members and attendance: Mr Robert Ainsworth (9/9), Charlotte Atkins (9/9), Mrs Liz Blackman (8/9), Mr Tim Boswell (9/9), Mr Malcolm Bruce (3/9), Dr Vincent Cable (3/9), Mr Ivor Caplin (7/9), Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (9/9), Yvette Cooper (9/9), Mr Ross Cranston (8/9), Mr Jim Cunningham (7/9), Mr Alistair Darling (7/9), Mr Edward Davey (7/9), Mr Geraint Davies (8/9), Mr Quentin Davies (8/9), Lorna Fitzsimons (8/9), Mr Neil Gerrard (9/9), Mr Nick Gibb (9/9), Mr Damian Green (9/9), Mr David Hanson (9/9), Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (9/9), Mrs Helen Liddell (7/9), Mr Tim Loughton (9/9), Kali Mountford (8/9), Mr Jim Murphy (8/9), Mr Ian Pearson (8/9), Dawn Primarolo (9/9), Mr Geoffrey Robinson (8/9), Mr William Ross (1/9), Jacqui Smith (9/9), Mr Graham Stringer (9/9), Mr Don Touhig (9/9), Mr Derek Twigg (9/9), Mr John Whittingdale (9/9), Mr Shaun Woodward (9/9)


3.  Education (Student Loans) Bill

Committed: 21st July 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 29th July 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody

Members and attendance: Miss Anne Begg (1/1), Mr John Bercow (1/1), Mr Graham Brady (1/1), Mrs Angela Browning (1/1), Mr Stephen Byers (1/1), Yvette Cooper (1/1), Caroline Flint (1/1), Dr Kim Howells (1/1), Mr David Jamieson (1/1), Mr Paul Keetch (1/1), Dr Ashok Kumar (1/1), Mr Tom Levitt (0/1), Sir David Madel (1/1), Joan Ryan (1/1), Mr Jonathan R. Shaw (0/1), Rachel Squire (1/1), Mr Stephen Twigg (1/1), Mr Phil Willis (1/1)

4.  Wireless Telegraphy Bill [Lords]

Committed: 29th October 1997  Reported (with an Amendment): 14th November 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 3

Chairman: Mr John Maxton

Members and attendance: Mr John Battle (1/3), Mr Clive Betts (3/3), Mr Colin Breed (1/3), Mr Ian Bruce (3/3), Mrs Anne Campbell (3/3), Mr David Chidgey (1/3), Mr Michael Fallon (3/3), Dr Ian Gibson (3/3), Mr Andrew Lansley (3/3), Dr Nick Palmer (3/3), Ms Linda Perham (3/3), Mr Lawrie Quinn (3/3), Mrs Barbara Roche (3/3), Mr John M. Taylor (3/3), Mr Stephen Timms (3/3), Mr Brian White (3/3)

5.  Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill

Committed: 18th November 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 26th November 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairmen: Mrs Ann Winterton and Mrs Ray Michie

Members and attendance: Mr Tony Colman (1/1), Mr James Cran (1/1), Mr Jim Dowd (1/1), Mr Jim Fitzpatrick (1/1), Mr Mike Gapes (1/1), Mr Andrew Hunter (1/1), Mr Adam Ingram (1/1), Helen Jackson (1/1), Mr Robert McCartney (1/1), Mr Ken Maginnis (1/1), Mr Seamus Mallon (1/1), Mr Malcolm Moss (1/1), Mr Lembit Öpik (1/1), Ms Sandra Osborne (1/1), Mr Stephen Pound (1/1), Mr Martin Salter (1/1), Miss Geraldine Smith (1/1), Mr Gareth R. Thomas (1/1)

6.  School Standards and Framework Bill

Committed: 22nd December 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 3rd March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 21

Chairmen: Mr John McWilliam and Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Bob Blizzard (17/21), Mr Graham Brady (17/21), Mrs Angela Browning (21/21), Mr Stephen Byers (21/21), Mr Stephen Dorrell (17/21), Mr Don Foster (21/21), Mr Peter Hain (6/21), Mr Phil Hope (17/21), Ms Beverley Hughes (21/21), Mr David Jamieson (21/21), Helen Jones (19/21), Mr Tony McNulty (19/21), Mr David Madel (21/21), Mr Gordon Marsden (21/21), Mrs Theresa May (20/21), Estelle Morris (18/21), Kali Mountford (17/21), Joan Ryan (20/21), Rachel Squire (20/21), Mr Nick St Aubyn (20/21), Dr George Turner (20/21), Mr Phil Willis (21/21)

7.  Fireworks Bill

Committed: 28th November 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 11th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Peter Atkinson

Members and attendance: Mr Norman Baker (1/1), Sir Richard Body (0/1), Mr Tim Boswell (1/1), Mr Richard Burden (1/1), Mrs Anne Campbell (1/1), Mr Ian Davidson (1/1), Mr Howard Flight (1/1), Mrs Barbara Follett (1/1), Mrs Linda Gilroy (1/1), Mr Nigel Griffiths (1/1), Mr Patrick Hall (1/1), Dr Brian Iddon (1/1), Mr Andrew Love (1/1), Kali Mountford (1/1), Mr Barry Sheerman (0/1), The Reverend Martin Smyth (1/1), Mr John M. Taylor (1/1), Mrs Betty Williams (1/1)


8.  Waste Minimisation Bill

Committed: 17th December 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 18th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Dr Michael Clark

Members and attendance: Mr Norman Baker (0/1), Mr Ian Cawsey (1/1), Mr David Chaytor (0/1), Mr David Drew (1/1), Julia Drown (1/1), Angela Eagle (1/1), Mrs Eileen Gordon (1/1), Mr Nick Hawkins (0/1), Mr Gerald Howarth (0/1), Mr Peter Luff (0/1), Mr Barry Sheerman (0/1), Debra Shipley (0/1), Mr Alan Simpson (0/1), Angela Smith (1/1), Mr Andrew Stunell (1/1), Mr Tim Yeo (1/1)

9.  Breeding and Sale of Dogs Bill

Committed: 4th February 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 25th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Miss Ann Widdecombe

Members and attendance: Mr Nick Ainger (0/1), Mr Graham Brady (1/1), Mr Vernon Coaker (0/1), Mr Cynog Dafis (1/1), Caroline Flint (1/1), Mr Mike Hall (1/1), Mr John Heppell (1/1), Mr George Howarth (1/1), Helen Jones (1/1), Sir Peter Lloyd (1/1), Mr David Maclean (0/1), Mr Bob Russell (1/1), Helen Southworth (0/1), Mr Richard Spring (0/1), Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (1/1), Mr Alan Williams (0/1)

10.  National Lottery Bill [Lords]

Committed: 7th April 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 12th May 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 8

Chairmen: Mr Roger Gale and Mr Joe Benton

Members and attendance: Janet Anderson (8/8), Mr Tony Banks (7/8), Mr Ivor Caplin (7/8), Mr Michael Connarty (4/8), Mr Ronnie Fearn (5/8), Mr Mark Fisher (8/8), Mr Christopher Fraser (8/8), Mr Bernie Grant (6/8), Mr Damian Green (7/8), Mrs Joan Humble (8/8), Mr Tom Levitt (8/8), Mr Robert Maclennan (5/8), Fiona Mactaggart (5/8), Laura Moffatt (7/8), Mr Jim Murphy (6/8), Mrs Diana Organ (7/8), Mr Kerry Pollard (3/8), Mr David Prior (8/8), Mr Richard Spring (8/8), Mr Gareth R. Thomas (6/8), Mr Nigel Waterson (8/8)

11.  Registration of Political Parties

Committed: 4th June 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 23rd June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 3

Chairman: Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr John Cummings (2/2), Mr Jim Fitzpatrick (2/2), Mr Christopher Fraser (2/3), Mrs Linda Gilroy (0/1), Mr John Greenway (3/3), Mr Fabian Hamilton (2/3), Mr George Howarth (3/3), Lynne Jones (0/1), Jane Kennedy (3/3), Mr Oliver Letwin (3/3), Mr Martin Linton (2/3), Mr Steve McCabe (1/3), Mr Colin Pickthall (3/3), Mr Bob Russell (2/3), Mr Adrian Sanders (3/3), Mr Nigel Waterson (3/3), Mr Dave Watts (2/3), Mr Mike Wood (2/3)


STANDING COMMITTEE B

1.  Local Government (Contracts) Bill

Committed: 23rd June 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 1st July 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Edward O'Hara

Members and attendance: Mr Graham Allen (1/1), Hilary Armstrong (1/1), Mr Paul Burstow (1/1), Mr Christopher Chope (1/1), Mr Ross Cranston (1/1), Mr Geraint Davies (1/1), Mrs Louise Ellman (1/1), Ms Jane Griffiths (1/1), Mr Fabian Hamilton (1/1), Mr Keith Hill (1/1), Dr Ashok Kumar (1/1), Mr Richard Ottaway (1/1), Mr Eric Pickles (1/1), Mr Nick Raynsford (1/1), Mr David Rendel (1/1), Mr Nick St Aubyn (1/1)



2.  Social Security Bill

Committed: 22nd July 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 25th November 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 14

Chairmen: Mr Edward O'Hara and Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Keith Bradley (14/14), Mr Desmond Browne (12/14), Mr Colin Burgon (14/14), Mr Simon Burns (14/14), Mr John Denham (11/14), Mr Brian Dismore (14/14), Mr Howard Flight (14/14), Mr Paul Goggins (12/14), Mr Philip Hope (13/14), Mr Kevin Hughes (14/14), Miss Julie Kirkbride (13/13), Mr Oliver Letwin (14/14), Mr Piers Merchant (1/1), Kali Mountford (14/14), Ms Sandra Osborne (11/14), Mr Chris Pond (13/14), Mr David Rendel (14/14), Ms Gisela Stuart (13/14), Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (13/14), Mr Nigel Waterson (14/14), Mr Steve Webb (14/14)

3.  Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Bill

Committed: 18th December 1997  Reported (with an Amendment): 27th January 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 7

Chairmen: Mr John Butterfill, Mr Andrew Welsh, Mr Joe Benton and Mr John Maxton

Members and attendance: Mr Desmond Browne (7/7), Mr Tony Colman (5/7), Mr James Cran (7/7), Mr Jim Dowd (7/7), Mr Mike Gapes (7/7), Mr Norman A. Godman (5/7), Mr Dominic Grieve (5/7), Mr Phil Hope (6/7), Mr Andrew Hunter (7/7), Mr Adam Ingram (7/7), Helen Jackson (7/7), Mr Eddie McGrady (6/7), Shona McIsaac (7/7), Mr Malcolm Moss (7/7), Mr Stephen Pound (5/7), Mr William Ross (7/7), Mr William Thompson (7/7), Mr Tony Worthington (7/7).

4.  Police (Northern Ireland) Bill

Committed: 17th December 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 17th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 15

Chairmen: Mr John Butterfill, Mr Barry Jones, Miss Ann Widdecombe and Mr Peter Atkinson

Members and attendance: Mr Tony Colman (14/15), Mr James Cran (12/15), Mr Jim Dowd (15/15), Mr Mike Gapes (15/15), Mr Stephen Hesford (15/15), Mr Andrew Hunter (14/15), Mr Adam Ingram (14/15), Helen Jackson (15/15), Shona McIsaac (15/15), Mr Tony McWalter (9/15), Mr Ken Maginnis (13/15), Mr Seamus Mallon (8/15), Mr Malcolm Moss (15/15), Mr Stephen Pound (14/15), Mr Peter Robinson (4/15), Mr Martin Salter (12/15), Mr Cecil Walker (14/15), Mr Tony Worthington (12/15)

5.  Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords]

Committed: 8th April 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 11th June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 22

Chairmen: Mr Edward O'Hara and Mrs Ray Michie

Members and attendance: Mr Richard Allan (19/22), Mrs Helen Brinton (22/22), Mr James Clappison (22/22), Mr James Cran (19/19), Mr David Crausby (19/22), Mr Andrew Dismore (16/22), Mr Nick Hawkins (17/22), Ms Sally Keeble (20/22), Jane Kennedy (22/22), Mrs Eleanor Laing (21/22), Mr Edward Leigh (21/22), Mr Ivan Lewis (16/22), Mr Henry McLeish (7/22), Mr Humfrey Malins (19/22), Mr Alun Michael (21/22), Mr Mike O'Brien (17/22), Mr Colin Pickthall (22/22), Angela Smith (14/22), Sir Robert Smith (17/22), Mr Paul Stinchcombe (20/22), Paddy Tipping (18/22), Mr Stephen Twigg (16/11), Mr Nigel Waterson (3/3)


STANDING COMMITTEE C

1.  Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill

Committed: 28th November 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 25th February 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 10

Chairmen: Mr Edward O'Hara, Mr Bowen Wells and Mrs Ray Michie

Members and attendance: Mr Tony Baldry (10/10), Mrs Jackie Ballard (8/10), Mr Andrew F. Bennett (9/10), Mr Ivor Caplin (9/10), Mr Ian Cawsey (9/10), Mr Michael Foster (Worcester) (10/10), Mr Edward Garnier (9/10), Dr Ian Gibson (10/10), Mrs Eileen Gordon (9/10), Mr James Gray (8/10), Mr George Howarth (10/10), Mr Eric Illsley (5/10), Mr Martyn Jones (8/10), Mr Kevin McNamara (6/10), Mr Lembit Öpik (9/10), Mr Owen Paterson (7/10), Mr Martin Salter (7/10), Angela Smith (9/10), Miss Ann Widdecombe (8/10).

2.  Pesticides Bill

Committed: 28th November 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 4th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mrs Marion Roe

Members and attendance: Mr Norman Baker (1/1), Mr Ben Bradshaw (1/1), Mr Andrew George (1/1), Mr Robert Jackson (0/1), Ms Fiona Jones (0/1), Mr Martyn Jones (0/1), Ms Sally Keeble (0/1), Mr Paul Marsden (0/1), Mr Austin Mitchell (1/1), Mr Jim Murphy (1/1), Mrs Diana Organ (1/1), Mr James Paice (1/1), Mr Owen Paterson (1/1), Mr Jeff Rooker (1/1), Mr Jonathan Sayeed (1/1), Mr Mark Todd (1/1).

3.  Weights and Measures (Beer and Cider) Bill

Committed: 17th December 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 11th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Bowen Wells

Members and attendance: Mr Gerald Bermingham (0/1), Mr Ronnie Campbell (1/1), Mr Robin Corbett (1/1), Mr John Cummings (1/1), Mr Eric Forth (1/1), Mr Nigel Griffiths (1/1), Mr Mike Hall (1/1), Mr Brian Jenkins (1/1), Ms Jenny Jones (1/1), Mr Nigel Jones (1/1), Mr Paul Keetch (1/1), Mrs Theresa May (1/1), Mr Colin Pickthall (1/1), Mr Ken Purchase (1/1), Mr Marsha Singh (1/1), Mr Nicholas Soames (1/1), Mr Dennis Turner (1/1), Mr Charles Wardle (0/1)

4.  Local Authority Tenders Bill

Committed: 19th January 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 18th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mrs Ray Michie

Members and attendance: Hilary Armstrong (1/1), Ms Judith Church (0/1), Mr John Cryer (1/1), Mr Geraint Davies (1/1), Mrs Margaret Ewing (1/1), Mr Jim Fitzpatrick (1/1), Mr Damian Green (0/1), Ann Keen (0/1), Ms Oona King (1/1), Miss Julie Kirkbride (1/1), Mrs Eleanor Laing (1/1), Gillian Merron (1/1), Mr Lembit Öpik (0/1), Mr Peter L. Pike (1/1), Mr Phil Sawford (1/1), Mr Stephen Twigg (1/1), Mr Bowen Wells (0/1), Mr Phil Woolas (1/1)

5.  Energy Efficiency Bill

Committed: 6th February 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 25th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Frank Cook

Members and attendance: Charlotte Atkins (0/1), Mr John Burnett (1/1), Mr David Chaytor (1/1), Mr Harry Cohen (1/1), Mr Tony Colman (1/1), Angela Eagle (1/1), Mr Clive Efford (0/1), Mrs Linda Gilroy (0/1), Mr John Horam (1/1), Chris McCafferty (1/1), Laura Moffatt (1/1), Mr Keith Simpson (0/1), Mrs Caroline Spelman (1/1), Mr Andrew Stunell (1/1), Mr Robert Syms (0/1), Joan Walley (1/1)


6.  Chamber of Commerce (Protection of Title) Bill, changed to Company and Business Names (Chamber of Commerce, Etc.) Bill

Committed: 7th May 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 10th June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Graham Brady (1/1), Mr Tom Brake (1/1), Mrs Anne Campbell (0/1), Mr Robin Corbett (1/1), Mr Brian Cotter (1/1), Mr Geraint Davies (1/1), Mr Kelvin Hopkins (1/1), Ms Jenny Jones (0/1), Mr Andrew Lansley (1/1), Mr Tim Loughton (1/1), Mr Gordon Marsden (0/1), Ms Margaret Moran (1/1), Mr Richard Page (1/1), Mr Stephen Pound (1/1), Mrs Barbara Roche (1/1), Mr Barry Sheerman (0/1), Mrs Caroline Spelman (0/1), Ms Gisela Stuart (1/1), Dr Rudi Vis (1/1)

7.  Licensing (Amendment) Bill

Committed: 8th July 1998  Reported (without Amendment): 15th July 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Edward O'Hara

Members and attendance: Mr Harold Best (1/1), Mr Colin Burgon (1/1), Mr John Burnett (1/1), Mr John Gunnell (1/1), Mr Fabian Hamilton (0/1), Mr George Howarth (1/1), Mrs Eleanor Laing (1/1), Mrs Jacqui Lait (0/1), Mr Christopher Leslie (1/1), Mrs Alice Mahon (1/1), Mr Andrew Robathan (1/1), Mr Bob Russell (1/1), Mr David Taylor (1/1), Sir Teddy Taylor (0/1), Mr Paul Truswell (1/1), Mr Mike Wood (0/1)


STANDING COMMITTEE D

1.  Special Immigration Appeals Commission Bill [Lords]

Committed: 30th October 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 11th November 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Frank Cook

Members and attendance: Mr Richard Allan (1/1), Mr Ian Bruce (1/1), Mr John Burnett (0/1), Mr James Cran (1/1), Maria Eagle (1/1), Mr John Greenway (1/1), Jane Kennedy (1/1), Mr Piara S. Khabra (0/1), Ms Oona King (0/1), Mr Tony McNulty (1/1), Fiona Mactaggart (1/1), Mr Humphrey Malins (1/1), Mr Mike O'Brien (1/1), Mr Colin Pickthall (1/1), Ms Claire Ward (0/1), Mr Mike Wood (0/1)

2.  Bank of England Bill

Committed: 11th November 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 11th December 1997

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 13

Chairmen: Mr John McWilliam, Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody and Mr John Butterfill

Members and attendance: Mr Robert Ainsworth (13/13), Mr Tim Boswell (13/13), Dr Vincent Cable (4/13), Mr Alistair Darling (5/13), Mr Edward Davey (8/13), Mr Geraint Davies (9/13), Mr Nick Gibb (13/13), Mr David Hanson (12/13), Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (13/13), Mr David Kidney (12/13), Mr Andy King (7/13), Mrs Helen Liddell (9/13), Mr Steve McCabe (13/13), Mr Jim Murphy (12/13), Mr Ian Pearson (12/13), Mr Geoffrey Robinson (6/13), Mr David Ruffley (13/13), Jacqui Smith (11/13), Mr Nick St. Aubyn (13/13), Mr John Whittingdale (13/13), Mr Anthony D. Wright (10/13)

3.  National Minimum Wage Bill

Committed: 16th December 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 17th February 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 19

Chairmen: Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody and Mr Peter Atkinson

Members and attendance: Ms Candy Atherton (11/19), Mr John Bercow (19/19), Mr Clive Betts (19/19), Mr Tim Boswell (19/19), Mr Russell Brown (16/19), Mr David Chidgey (16/19), Mr Brian Cotter (16/19), Mr Frank Doran (18/19), Mr Huw Edwards (17/19), Ms Barbara Follett (17/19), Mr Damian Green (19/19), Mr Philip Hammond (18/19), Mr John Healey (17/19), Ann Keen (17/19), Mr Andrew Lansley (19/19), Mr David Lepper (18/19), Mr Ian McCartney (18/19), Judy Mallaber (18/19), Gillian Merron (12/19), Mr Alasdair Morgan (15/19), Mr Chris Pond (16/19), Mrs Barbara Roche (15/19), Angela Smith (18/19), Ms Dari Taylor (16/19), Mr John M. Taylor (19/19), Mr Phil Woolas (17/19).

4.  Fossil Fuel Levy Bill [Lords]

Committed: 5th November 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 26th February 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 2

Chairmen: Mrs Ann Winterton, Mr Andrew Welsh

Members and attendance: Mr John Battle (2/2), Mr Clive Betts (2/2), Mr David Borrow (2/2), Mr Ian Bruce (2/2), Mrs Anne Campbell (2/2), Mr Eric Clarke (1/2), Mr Vernon Coaker (1/2), Mr Cynog Dafis (2/2), Caroline Flint (2/2), Mrs Cheryl Gillan (2/2), Mr John Grogan (2/2), Mr Philip Hammond (2/2), Mr John Healey (2/2), Mr Andrew Stunell (1/2), Mr David Taylor (2/2), Mr John M. Taylor (2/2)

5.  Magistrates' Courts (Procedure) Bill [Lords]

Committed: 5th November 1997  Reported (with Amendments): 3rd March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody

Members and attendance: Mr John Burnett (1/1), Mr Ian Cawsey (0/1), Mr David Chaytor (0/1), Mr Hilton Dawson (0/1), Mr Edward Garnier (1/1), Mr Nick Hawkins (1/1), Mr Geoffrey Hoon (1/1), Mr Alan Hurst (1/1), Ms Sally Keeble (1/1), Jane Kennedy (1/1), Ms Oona King (0/1), Mrs Eleanor Laing (1/1), Mr David Lock (1/1), Mr Bob Russell (1/1), Mr Nigel Waterson (1/1), Mr David Watts (0/1)

6.  Public Interest Disclosure Bill

Committed: 17th December 1997   Reported (with Amendments): 11th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Peter Bradley (0/1), Mr Malcolm Bruce (0/1), Mr Dale Campbell-Savours (0/1), Mr Ross Cranston (1/1), Mr Frank Doran (0/1), Mr Christopher Gill (1/1), Mr John Healey (1/1), Mr Ian McCartney (1/1), Mr Denis MacShane (1/1), Alice Mahon (1/1), Mr Lembit Öpik (1/1), Mr Andrew Rowe (1/1), Mr Richard Shepherd (1/1), Sir Teddy Taylor (1/1), Mr Michael Wills (1/1), Dr Tony Wright (1/1)

7.  Animal Health (Amendment) Bill

Committed: 28th November 1997  Reported (without Amendment): 18th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Nicholas Winterton

Members and attendance: Mr David Amess (0/1), Mrs Jackie Ballard (1/1), Mr Richard Burden (1/1), Mr Martin Caton (0/1), Mr David Chaytor (1/1), Mr Alan Clark (1/1), Mr Edward Davey (1/1), Mr Paul Flynn (1/1), Mr Norman A. Godman (1/1), Mr David Hanson (1/1), Dr Lynne Jones (1/1), Mr David Maclean (1/1), Mr Bill Michie (0/1), Dr Nick Palmer (1/1), Mr Colin Pickthall (1/1), Mr Gordon Prentice (1/1), Mr Jeff Rooker (1/1), Mr Desmond Swayne (1/1), Dr Desmond Turner (1/1)


8.  Energy Conservation (Housing) Bill

Committed: 6th February 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 25th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Peter Atkinson

Members and attendance: Hilary Armstrong (1/1), John Austin (0/1), Mr Peter Bottomley (1/1), Mr Iain Coleman (0/1), Mr John Cryer (1/1), Mr Cynog Dafis (0/1), Julia Drown (1/1), Maria Eagle (1/1), Mr Clive Efford (1/1), Jim Fitzpatrick (1/1), Dr Julian Lewis (0/1), Mr Tony McNulty (1/1), Mr Stephen Pound (1/1), Mr Laurence Robertson (0/1), Mr Adrian Sanders (1/1), Mr Tim Yeo (0/1)

9.  Data Protection Bill [Lords]

Committed: 20th April 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 4th June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 12

Chairmen: Mr Andrew Welsh, Mr George Stevenson and Mr Barry Jones

Members and attendance: Mr Richard Allan (9/12), Mr Ben Bradshaw (10/12), Mr Stephen Day (12/12), Mr John Greenway (12/12), Mr Ivan Henderson (10/12), Mr Geoff Hoon (7/12), Mr George Howarth (7/12), Mr Brian Jenkins (12/12), Mr Nigel Jones (0/12), Mr David Lock (10/12), Dr Nick Palmer (10/12), Mr Greg Pope (12/12), Mr Lawrie Quinn (10/12), Mr Robert Syms (11/12), Mr Ian Taylor (12/12), Ms Claire Ward (12/12), Mr Brian White (12/12)

10.  Private Hire Vehicles (London) Bill

Committed: 23rd January 1998   Reported (with Amendments): 23rd June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 2

Chairmen: Mr Nicholas Winterton and Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Tom Brake (2/2), Mr Roger Casale (2/2), Mr Andrew Dismore (2/2), Mr Clive Efford (2/2), Mr Eric Forth (2/2), Mr Barry Gardiner (0/2), Mrs Eileen Gordon (2/2), Mr Keith Hill (2/2), Ms Margaret Hodge (1/2), Glenda Jackson (2/2), Mrs Eleanor Laing (2/2), Ms Margaret Moran (2/2), Mr Richard Ottaway (2/2), Ms Linda Perham (2/2), Dr Jenny Tonge (2/2), Sir George Young (2/2)


STANDING COMMITTEE E

1.  Regional Development Agencies Bill

Committed: 14th January 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 24th February 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 13

Chairmen: Dr Michael Clark and Mr Joe Benton

Members and attendance: Mrs Jackie Ballard (9/13), Mr Colin Breed (11/13), Mr Richard Caborn (13/13), Mr Ben Chapman (13/13), Mr Paul Clark (12/13), Mr David Clelland (13/13), Mr David Curry (12/13), Mr Stephen Day (13/13), Angela Eagle (12/13), Mr Jim Fitzpatrick (13/13), Mr Stephen Hepburn (10/13), Ms Jenny Jones (10/13), Mr Doug Naysmith (12/13), Mrs Caroline Spelman (12/13), Mr David Taylor (11/13), Ms Rosie Winterton (12/13), Mr Anthony D. Wright (12/13), Mr Tim Yeo (13/13)

2.  Nuclear Explosions (Prohibition and Inspections) Bill [Lords]

Committed: 6th November 1997  Reported (with an Amendment): 3rd March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 1

Chairman: Mr Nicholas Winterton

Members and attendance: Mr Nigel Beard (1/1), Mr Alan Campbell (1/1), Mr David Faber (1/1), Mr Mike Hancock (0/1), Mr Tony Lloyd (1/1), Rosemary McKenna (1/1), Mr Denis MacShane (0/1), Mr Gordon Marsden (0/1), Gillian Merron (0/1), Mr Greg Pope (1/1), Mr Frank Roy (0/1), Mr Keith Simpson (1/1), Mrs Caroline Spelman (1/1), Mr Andrew Stunell (1/1), Mr John M. Taylor (1/1), Dr Alan Whitehead (1/1)



3.  Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets) Bill, changed to Road Traffic Reduction (National Targets) Bill

Committed: 4th February 1998   Reported (with Amendments): 19th March 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 3

Chairman: Mr George Stevenson

Members and attendance: Mr Peter Bottomley (3/3), Mr Tom Brake (3/3), Mr David Chaytor (3/3), Mr Christopher Chope (3/3), Mr Tony Clarke (3/3), Mr Jeremy Corbyn (2/3), Mr Cynog Dafis (3/3), Mr Hilton Dawson (2/3), Mr Andrew Dismore (3/3), Mr David Drew (3/3), Glenda Jackson (3/3), Mr David Lepper (2/3), Mr Steve McCabe (3/3), Mr Lawrie Quinn (3/3), Christine Russell (3/3), Mr Andrew Tyrie (1/3), Joan Walley (1/3), Sir Raymond Whitney (2/3)

4.  Finance (No. 2) Bill (except Clauses Nos. 1, 7, 10, 11, 25, 27, 30, 75, 119 and 147)

Committed: 21st April 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 23rd June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 23

Chairmen: Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, Mr John Butterfill and Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Mr Robert Ainsworth (23/23), Mr Douglas Alexander (18/23), Mr Malcolm Bruce (5/23), Mr John Burnett (17/23), Dr Vincent Cable (17/23), Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (23/23), Yvette Cooper (19/23), Mr Ross Cranston (19/23), Mr Alistair Darling (3/23), Mr Edward Davey (22/23), Mr Geraint Davies (19/23), Mr Clive Efford (14/23), Mr Michael Fallon (23/23), Mr Barry Gardiner (20/23), Mr Nick Gibb (22/23), Mr Patrick Hall (19/23), Mr Philip Hammond (21/23), Mr David Hanson (23/23), Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (23/23), Mr Alan Johnson (21/23), Mr Christopher Leslie (20/23), Mrs Helen Liddell (12/23), Mr Tim Loughton (22/23), Mr Andrew Love (21/23), Dr Lewis Moonie (22/23), Mr Ian Pearson (19/23), Mr James Plaskitt (21/23), Dawn Primarolo (14/23), Mr Geoffrey Robinson (15/23), Mr David Ruffley (22/23), Miss Geraldine Smith (20/23), Helen Southworth (20/23), Mr Nick St Aubyn (20/23), Mr Ian Stewart (20/23), Mr Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West) (17/23), Mr Don Touhig (22/23), Mr Derek Twigg (16/23), Mr John Whittingdale (22/23), Mr Shaun Woodward (22/23)


STANDING COMMITTEE F

1.  Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords]

Committed: 18th March 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 28th April 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 7

Chairmen: Mr Frank Cook and Mr Roger Gale

Members and attendance: Christine Butler (7/7), Mr Stephen Byers (6/7), Mr Jamie Cann (7/7), Mr Vernon Coaker (7/7), Valerie Davey (5/7), Mr Stephen Dorrell (6/7), Mr Don Foster (5/7), Mr John Hayes (5/7), Dr Kim Howells (7/7), Mr David Jamieson (7/7), Miss Melanie Johnson (6/7), Mr Christopher Leslie (7/7), Mr Tony McNulty (6/7), Sir David Madel (5/7), Mr Bill Rammell (7/7), Mr John Randall (7/7), Mr Andrew Reed (4/7), Jacqui Smith (6/7), Mrs Caroline Spelman (6/7), Mr David Willetts (7/7), Mr Phil Willis (7/7), Mr Anthony D. Wright (5/7)

2.  Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill [Lords]

Committed: 5th May 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 14th May 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 3

Chairmen: Mrs Marion Roe and Mr Frank Cook

Members and attendance: Mr Harold Best (3/3), Mr Clive Betts (3/3), Mr Roger Casale (3/3), Mr David Chidgey (1/3), Mr Brian Cotter (3/3), Mrs Janet Dean (3/3), Mr Eric Forth (3/3), Mrs Cheryl Gillan (3/3), Ms Patricia Hewitt (3/3), Mr Kelvin Hopkins (3/3), Mr John Hutton (3/3), Mr Bob Laxton (3/3), Mr Richard Page (3/3), Mr Gwyn Prosser (3/3), Mrs Barbara Roche (3/3), Mr Chris Ruane (3/3), Mr John M. Taylor (3/3)

STANDING COMMITTEE G

1.  Competition Bill [Lords]

Committed: 11th May 1998  Reported (with Amendments): 25th June 1998

Number of sittings at which Bill was considered: 17

Chairmen: Mr John Maxton, Mr Peter Atkinson and Mrs Marion Roe

Members and attendance: Mr Nigel Beard (16/17), Mr John Bercow (17/17), Mr Clive Betts (17/17), Mr David Borrow (15/17), Mr Tim Boswell (17/17), Mr Colin Breed (12/17), Mr Peter Brooke (16/17), Mr Desmond Browne (13/17), Mr David Chidgey (14/17), Mr Tim Collins (11/11), Mr Brian Cotter (11/17), Mr Frank Doran (11/17), Lorna Fitzsimons (16/17), Ms Barbara Follett (13/17), Mr Michael Foster (Hastings and Rye) (17/17), Mrs Linda Gilroy (12/17), Mr Nigel Griffiths (13/17), Mr John Grogan (13/17), Mr John Hayes (4/9), Dr Ashok Kumar (12/17), Mr Stephen Ladyman (17/17), Mr Andrew Lansley (17/17), Jackie Lawrence (17/17), Mr Oliver Letwin (7/8), Mr Ian McCartney (5/17), Mr Dan Norris (15/17), Mr John Redwood (15/17), Dr Phyllis Starkey (16/17), Mr David Stewart (12/17), Mr John M. Taylor (6/6), Ms Claire Ward (17/17)


 
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