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Development on Flood Plains (Environment Agency Powers) Bill

– in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 29th January 2010.

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Motion made, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

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Hon. Members:

Object.

Bill to be read a Second time on Friday 26 February.

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Photo of Bob Spink Bob Spink Independent, Castle Point

On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I would be grateful for your advice. Would it be in the democratic interest for it to be on the record that the objection came from the Conservative Benches?

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Photo of Alan Haselhurst Alan Haselhurst Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

The hon. Gentleman should be clear about what he is saying before putting it on the record. In any event, it is not a point of order for the Chair. He knows Friday procedure as well as I do.

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Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright Opposition Whip (Commons)

Further to that point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I wish to clarify that the objection came not from the Conservative Benches, but from the Government Benches.

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