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Procedure

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:15 pm on 27th February 1986.

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Division No. 87][7.30 pm
AYES
Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Cash, William
Alexander, RichardChapman, Sydney
Alton, DavidChope, Christopher
Archer, Rt Hon PeterClark, Dr Michael (Rochford)
Ashby, DavidClarke, Thomas
Ashton, JoeClay, Robert
Atkinson, N. (Tottenham)Clelland, David Gordon
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Clwyd, Mrs Ann
Barnett, GuyCockeram, Eric
Barron, KevinCocks, Rt Hon M. (Bristol S)
Beckett, Mrs MargaretCohen, Harry
Beith, A. J.Cook, Robin F. (Livingston)
Bennett, A. (Dent'n & Red'sh)Corbett, Robin
Benyon, WilliamCormack, Patrick
Best, KeithCraigen, J. M.
Bevan, David GilroyCrowther, Stan
Blackburn, JohnCunliffe, Lawrence
Bonsor, Sir NicholasDavis, Terry (B'ham, H'ge H'l)
Boothroyd, Miss BettyDeakins, Eric
Bowden, Gerald (Dulwich)Dewar, Donald
Boyes, RolandDickens, Geoffrey
Brinton, TimDixon, Donald
Bruce, MalcolmDormand, Jack
Buck, Sir AntonyDover, Den
Caborn, RichardDubs, Alfred
Callaghan, Jim (Heyw'd & M)Dykes, Hugh
Campbell-Savours, DaleEastham, Ken
Carlile, Alexander (Montg'y)Emery, Sir Peter
Carlisle, John (Luton N)Evennett, David
Carlisle, Rt Hon M. (W'ton S)Eyre, Sir Reginald
Cartwright, JohnFatchett, Derek
Field, Frank (Birkenhead)
Fields, T. (L 'pool Broad Gn)
Wareing, RobertYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Welsh, MichaelYounger, Rt Hon George
Wheeler, John
Whitney, RaymondTellers for the Noes:
Williams, Rt Hon A.Mr. Tim Sainsbury and
Winnick, DavidMr. Tony Durant.
Young, David (Bolton SE)
Foot, Rt Hon MichaelLatham, Michael
Forman, NigelLawler, Geoffrey
Forrester, JohnLawrence, Ivan
Forth, EricLightbown, David
Foster, DerekLitherland, Robert
Foulkes, GeorgeLloyd, Ian (Havant)
Freeson, Rt Hon ReginaldLloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Freud, ClementLofthouse, Geoffrey
Galley, RoyMcDonald, Dr Oonagh
Gardiner, George (Reigate)MacKenzie, Rt Hon Gregor
Garrett, W. E.Maclennan, Robert
George, BruceMcWilliam, John
Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr JohnMadel, David
Golding, JohnMalins, Humfrey
Greenway, HarryMarek, Dr John
Hamilton, James (M'well N)Marlow, Antony
Hardy, PeterMarshall, David (Shettleston)
Hargreaves, KennethMaxton, John
Harrison, Rt Hon WalterMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Hart, Rt Hon Dame JudithMeacher, Michael
Harvey, RobertMeadowcroft, Michael
Hawkins, C. (High Peak)Michie, William
Haynes, FrankMillan, Rt Hon Bruce
Hind, KennethMiscampbell, Norman
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)Monro, Sir Hector
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Morris, M. (N'hampton S)
Home Robertson, JohnMorrison, Hon C. (Devizes)
Hordern, Sir PeterMurphy, Christopher
Howells, GeraintNellist, David
Hoyle, DouglasNelson, Anthony
Hughes, Dr Mark (Durham)Normanton, Tom
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)O'Neill, Martin
Jackson, RobertOppenheim, Phillip
Janner, Hon GrevilleOrme, Rt Hon Stanley
Johnston, Sir RussellParris, Matthew
Kaufman, Rt Hon GeraldPavitt, Laurie
Kennedy, CharlesPike, Peter
King, Roger (B'ham N'field)Portillo, Michael
Kirkwood, ArchyPowell, Rt Hon J. E.
Knox, DavidPowell, Raymond (Ogmore)
Powley, John
Prentice, Rt Hon Reg
Radice, GilesVaughan, Sir Gerard
Raffan, KeithWainwright, R.
Randall, StuartWalker, Bill (T'side N)
Rathbone, TimWallace, James
Rhys Williams, Sir BrandonWaller, Gary
Richardson, Ms JoWardell, Gareth (Gower)
Rooker, J. W.Wareing, Robert
Ross, Stephen (Isle of Wight)Warren, Kenneth
Rowe, AndrewWatts, John
Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')Wells, Bowen (Hertford)
Shepherd, Colin (Hereford)Welsh, Michael
Shersby, MichaelWhitfield, John
Shore, Rt Hon PeterWiggin, Jerry
Silvester, FredWigley, Dafydd
Skinner, DennisWilliams, Rt Hon A.
Smith, C.(Isl'ton S & F'bury)Wilson, Gordon
Smith, Sir Dudley (Warwick)Winnick, David
Snape, PeterWinterton, Mrs Ann
Spearing, NigelWolfson, Mark
Spencer, DerekWood, Timothy
Steel, Rt Hon DavidWrigglesworth, Ian
Stevens, Lewis (Nuneaton)Yeo, Tim
Stewart, Andrew (Sherwood)Young, David (Bolton SE)
Thompson, Patrick (N'ich N)
Thorne, Neil (Ilford S)Tellers for the Ayes:
Thurnham, PeterMr. Hugh McCartney and
Townsend, Cyril D. (B'heath)Mr. Roger Sims.
NOES
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelCope, John
Ancram, MichaelCouchman, James
Atkins, Rt Hon Sir H.Currie, Mrs Edwina
Atkins, Robert (South Ribble)Dorrell, Stephen
Atkinson, David (B'm'th E)Douglas-Hamilton, Lord J.
Baldry, TonyDunn, Robert
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Edwards, Rt Hon N. (P'broke)
Batiste, SpencerEggar, Tim
Bellingham, HenryFallon, Michael
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnFenner, Mrs Peggy
Body, Sir RichardFowler, Rt Hon Norman
Boscawen, Hon RobertFreeman, Roger
Bottomley, PeterGarel-Jones, Tristan
Bottomley, Mrs VirginiaGlyn, Dr Alan
Boyson, Dr RhodesGoodlad, Alastair
Brandon-Bravo, MartinGorst, John
Bright, GrahamGrist, Ian
Brooke, Hon PeterGummer, Rt Hon John S
Brown, M. (Brigg & Cl'thpes)Hamilton, Hon A. (Epsom)
Bruinvels, PeterHavers, Rt Hon Sir Michael
Buchanan-Smith, Rt Hon A.Hayhoe, Rt Hon Barney
Budgen, NickHayward, Robert
Butcher, JohnHenderson, Barry
Butterfill, JohnHiggins, Rt Hon Terence L.
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Hirst, Michael
Chalker, Mrs LyndaHoward, Michael
Channon, Rt Hon PaulHowarth, Alan (Stratf'd-on-A)
Clark, Hon A. (Plym'th S'n)Howe, Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Hubbard-Miles, Peter
Colvin, MichaelHunt, David (Wirral W)
Coombs, SimonHunt, John (Ravensbourne)
That—
(1) A special standing committee to which a bill has been committed shall have power during a period not exceeding 28 days (excluding periods when the House is adjourned for more than two days) from the committal of the bill, to send for persons, papers and records, and, for this purpose, to hold up to four morning sittings of not more than three hours each. At not more than three sittings oral evidence may be given and, unless the committee otherwise orders, all such evidence shall be given in public. Oral evidence shall be printed in the Official Report of the committee's debates together with such written evidence as the committee may order to be so printed.
(2) For the sittings referred to in paragraph (1) of this order, and nothwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 64 (Chairmen of standing committees), Mr. Speaker may appoint any Member other than a Minister of the Crown as chairman of a special standing committee.
(3) Except as provided in the foregoing paragraphs, the standings orders relating to standing committees and Standing Orders No. 84 (Withdrawal of documents before select committees), No. 88 (Entry of questions asked), No. 93 (Witnesses and evidence (select committees)) and No. 94 (Publication of evidence (select committees)) shall apply to any special standing committee.
Hunter, AndrewPatten, J. (Oxf W & Abgdn)
Hurd, Rt Hon DouglasPattie, Geoffrey
Jenkin, Rt Hon PatrickPercival, Rt Hon Sir Ian
Jones, Robert (Herts W)Pollock, Alexander
Jopling, Rt Hon MichaelPowell, William (Corby)
Joseph, Rt Hon Sir KeithProctor, K. Harvey
Key, RobertRaison, Rt Hon Timothy
King, Rt Hon TomRenton, Tim
Knight, Greg (Derby N)Ridley, Rt Hon Nicholas
Lamont, NormanRifkind, Rt Hon Malcolm
Lang, IanRoberts, Wyn (Conwy)
Lawson, Rt Hon NigelRobinson, Mark (N'port W)
Lee, John (Pendle)Roe, Mrs Marion
Lennox-Boyd, Hon MarkRumbold, Mrs Angela
Lilley, PeterRyder, Richard
Lloyd, Peter (Fareham)Sackville, Hon Thomas
Lord, MichaelSayeed, Jonathan
Luce, Rt Hon RichardScott, Nicholas
Lyell, NicholasShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
McCurley, Mrs AnnaShelton, William (Streatham)
MacGregor, Rt Hon JohnSpicer, Jim (Dorset W)
MacKay, Andrew (Berkshire)Spicer, Michael (S Worcs)
MacKay, John (Argyll & Bute)Stern, Michael
Major, JohnStewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Malone, GeraldStewart, Ian (Hertf'dshire N)
Marland, PaulStradling Thomas, Sir John
Mather, CarolSumberg, David
Maude, Hon FrancisTaylor, Teddy (S'end E)
Mawhinney, Dr BrianTebbit, Rt Hon Norman
Mayhew, Sir PatrickThatcher, Rt Hon Mrs M.
Mellor, DavidThomas, Rt Hon Peter
Merchant, PiersThompson, Donald (Calder V)
Miller, Hal (B'grove)Tracey, Richard
Mills, Iain (Meriden)Trippier, David
Mitchell, David (Hants NW)Twinn, Dr Ian
Moate, RogerWaddington, David
Moore, Rt Hon JohnWakeham, Rt Hon John
Morris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)Waldegrave, Hon William
Morrison, Hon P. (Chester)Walden, George
Moynihan, Hon C.Walker, Rt Hon P. (W'cester)
Neale, GerrardWard, John
Needham, RichardWardle, C. (Bexhill)
Neubert, MichaelWheeler, John
Newton, TonyWhitney, Raymond
Nicholls, PatrickYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Norris, StevenYounger, Rt Hon George
Osborn, Sir John
Ottaway, RichardTellers for the Noes:
Page, Richard (Herts SW)Mr. Tim Sainsbury and
Patten, Christopher (Bath)Mr. Tony Durant.