Remaining Private Members' Bills – in the House of Commons at 2:20 pm on 31st January 1997.

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Order for Second Reading read.

Hon. Members:


Second Reading deferred till Friday 14 February.

Photo of Roger Gale Roger Gale , North Thanet

On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. As you know, the Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Bill has been through another place on two occasions, first introduced by the late Lord Houghton of Sowerby and secondly by Viscount Falkland. The Bill has wide support and has been scrutinised by the Select Committee of the House of Lords. It is also in line with the recommendations of a House of Commons Select Committee. In spite of that, an objection has been raised today. Will you ask Madam Speaker to discuss with the Leader of the House ways in which we can ensure that legislation that has been given consideration in another place, and passed through all its stages, receives a proper and courteous hearing in this House?