Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill

– in the House of Commons at 2:15 pm on 12th March 2010.

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Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee

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Photo of Sylvia Heal Sylvia Heal Deputy Speaker

It is certainly not for me to identify who objected.

Photo of Sally Keeble Sally Keeble Labour, Northampton North

On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The hon. Member who objected may have been the Member who chaired the Committee, who is actually responsible for reporting the Bill to the House. This Bill has all-party agreement and considerable concessions were made in Committee. If the objection came from the person who chaired the Committee, I believe that that would be out of order.

Photo of Sylvia Heal Sylvia Heal Deputy Speaker

No. I am afraid the hon. Member is misguided in assuming that.

Bill to be further considered on Thursday 18 March .