Armed Forces Bill: Formal Minutes

Monday 20 March 2006

Members present:

Mr George Howarth, in the Chair
Vera Baird
Mr Colin Breed
Mr Simon Burns
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Alan Campbell
Ben Chapman
Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Kevan Jones
Robert Key
Sarah McCarthy-Fry
Jim Sheridan
Mr Don Touhig

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved, That the Armed Forces Bill be now considered.

Ordered, That€”

(1)the proceedings shall be taken in the order shown below

Clauses 1 to 53; Schedule 1; Clauses 54 to 113; Schedule 2; Clauses 114 to 163; Schedule 3; Clauses 164 to 168; Schedule 4; Clauses 169 to 180; Schedule 5; Clause 181, Schedule 6; Clauses 182 to 205; Schedule 7; Clauses 206 to 271; Schedule 8; Clauses 272 to 275, Schedule 9; Clauses 276 and 277; Schedule 10; Clauses 278 to 345; Schedule 11; Clauses 346 to 351; Schedule 12; Clauses 352 to 360; Schedule 13, Clauses 361 to 368, Schedules 14 and 15; Clauses 369 to 375; Remaining proceedings on the Bill.€”( Mr Don Touhig.)

Clause 1.

Amendment (16) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:€”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Another Amendment (17) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:€”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 2 and 3 agreed to.

Clause 4.

Amendment (26) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made:€”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 5 to 15 agreed.

Clause 16.

Amendment (27) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made: €”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clause 17.

Amendment (3) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made: €”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clause 18

Amendment (5) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made: €”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 19 to 23 agreed to.

Clause 24.

Amendment (9) proposed. €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made: €”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 25 to 34 agreed to.

Clause 35.

Amendment (29) proposed €”( Mr Gerald Howarth.)

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made: €”Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 36 to 50 agreed to.

Clause 51.

Amendments (31 and 32) made.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 52 and 53 agreed to.

Schedule 1 agreed to.

Clauses 54 to 66 agreed to.

Ordered, That further consideration of the Bill be now adjourned.€”( Mr Alan Campbell.)

[Adjourned till Wednesday 22 March at 9.30am