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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:51 am on 4th December 2001.

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Photo of Mr Paul Tyler Mr Paul Tyler Liberal Democrat, North Cornwall 12:51 am, 4th December 2001

On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I apologise to the right hon. and learned Gentleman, but it is time to put this matter to a vote. I beg to move, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 163 (Motion to sit in private):—

Question accordingly agreed to.

Madam Deputy Speaker accordingly ordered the withdrawal from the House of those other than Members or Officers.

The House sat in private.

The following record of the subsequent business is taken from the Votes and Proceedings:—

Motion made, and Question proposed, That the debate be now adjourned.—[Mr. Hogg.]

Motion made, and Question put, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sutcliffe.]

Question accordingly agreed to.

Adjourned at nineteen minutes to Two o'clock.