John Greenway's Equine Welfare Ragwort Control Private Members bill has successfully completed its second reading - Hansard link below.

Mr. Greenway: With the leave of the House, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am grateful to the Minister but also to my hon. Friend the Member for North Wiltshire (Mr. Gray) and all hon. Members on both sides of the House for their attendance today and for their approach to the Bill. I do not want to detain the House further, as other hon. Members now wish to pursue their own Bills, but I am happy to respond very positively to what the Minister has said. We agreed earlier this week that the amendments of the kind that he has described would appear to be appropriate, and I am happy to give him that undertaking. On that basis I hope that the question can be put and that we shall have a positive response. Question put and agreed to. Read a Second time, and committed to a Standing Committee, pursuant to Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of Bills). 21 Mar 2003 : Column 1250