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Order of Business Tuesday 6 December 2011

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.


House of Commons

Order of Business


 

At 2.30 pm

  Prayers

Afterwards

Private Business

Note: Private Business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.

 

Second Readings

1. London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords] (By Order).

Mr Christopher Chope

 

   On Second Reading of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords], to move, That the Bill be read a second time upon this day six months.

2. Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) Bill [Lords] (By Order).

Mr Christopher Chope

 

   On Second Reading of the Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) Bill [Lords], to move, That the Bill be read a second time upon this day six months.

 

 

 

 

 

Afterwards

Notes:

  * indicates a question for oral answer.

 

[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.

 

Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer

 

Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.

Oral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

* 1

Mr Tom Clarke (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill):  What assessment he has made of the effect of changes in Gross National Income on the level of expenditure on Official Development Assistance.

(84780)

* 2

Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston):  What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Office for Budget Responsibility's forecast for unemployment in 2012.

(84781)

* 3

Ian Paisley (North Antrim):  What recent discussions he has had with the Republic of Ireland's National Asset Management Agency on its operations in Northern Ireland.

(84782)

* 4

Chris Kelly (Dudley South):  What steps he is taking to reduce the cost of bank lending and credit for businesses.

(84783)

* 5

Ian Lavery (Wansbeck):  What recent assessment he has made of the level of taxation on banks.

(84784)

* 6

Nadhim Zahawi (Stratford-on-Avon):  What recent assessment he has made of the likely effect on the economy of an increase in interest rates.

(84785)

* 7

Tony Cunningham (Workington):  What recent discussions he has had with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on the provision of customer services by private sector companies in HMRC contact centres; and if he will make a statement.

(84786)

* 8

Hazel Blears (Salford and Eccles):  What recent assessment he has made of the level of taxation on banks.

(84787)

* 9

Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough):  What estimate he has made of the UK's current account balance with (a) the EU and (b) non-EU countries in the last year.

(84788)

* 10

Christopher Pincher (Tamworth):  Whether he has made an assessment of the effect on the economy of setting different tax rates in each economic sector.

(84790)

* 11

Alun Cairns (Vale of Glamorgan):  What assessment he has made of the effect of fiscal policy on the level of investment in the regions.

(84791)

* 12

Mike Crockart (Edinburgh West):  What assessment he has made of the reasons for the Office for Budget Responsibility's forecast of lower economic growth in 2012.

(84792)

* 13

Valerie Vaz (Walsall South):  What steps he is taking to close tax loopholes.

(84793)

* 14

Mr Tobias Ellwood (Bournemouth East):  What recent assessment he has made of the public sector borrowing requirement.

(84794)

* 15

Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree):  What assessment he has made of the effects on women of the changes to child tax credit and working tax credit proposed in his Autumn Statement.

(84795)

* 16

Claire Perry (Devizes):  What recent assessment he has made of the likely effect on the economy of an increase in interest rates.

(84796)

* 17

John Howell (Henley):  What recent assessment he has made of the likely effect on the economy of an increase in interest rates.

(84797)

* 18

Pat Glass (North West Durham):  What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Office for Budget Responsibility's forecast for unemployment in 2012.

(84798)

* 19

Tristram Hunt (Stoke-on-Trent Central):  What recent assessment he has made of the effect of capital allowances on regional growth.

(84800)

* 20

Sarah Newton (Truro and Falmouth):  What assessment he has made of the effect of fiscal policy on the level of investment in the regions.

(84802)

* 21

Karl Turner (Kingston upon Hull East):  What assessment he has made of levels of economic growth in (a) the UK and (b) other G7 countries in the last 12 months.

(84803)

At 3.15 pm

Topical Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.

* T1

Mr Tom Clarke (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill):  If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

(84805)

* T2

Andrew Rosindell (Romford):

(84807)

* T3

Emma Reynolds (Wolverhampton North East):

(84808)

* T4

Chris Skidmore (Kingswood):

(84809)

* T5

Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West):

(84810)

* T6

Dr Daniel Poulter (Central Suffolk and North Ipswich):

(84811)

* T7

Claire Perry (Devizes):

(84812)

* T8

Katy Clark (North Ayrshire and Arran):

(84813)

 

At 3.30 pm

  Urgent Questions (if any)

 

  Ministerial Statements, including on Benefits up-rating

 

Preliminary Business

Ten minute rule Motion

1

REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL LOBBYING INTERESTS

[Up to 20 minutes]

John Cryer

 

   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a public register of organisations that carry out lobbying of Parliament for commercial gain; to make provision for disclosure of expenditure by such organisations; and for connected purposes.

   The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).

 

Main Business

  indicates Government Business

2

THE ECONOMY

[Until 10.00 pm]

The Prime Minister

 

   That this House has considered the matter of the economy.

Debate may continue until 10.00 pm.

3

TRANSPORT

[No debate]

Secretary Justine Greening

 

   That the draft Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 14 November, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

4

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (13 DECEMBER)

[No debate after 10.00 pm]

Sir George Young

 

   That at the sitting on Tuesday 13 December paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Mr Nigel Dodds as if the day were an Opposition Day; proceedings on the Motion may continue, though opposed, for three hours and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 pm.

5

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (14 DECEMBER)

[No debate after 10.00 pm]

Sir George Young

 

   That at the sitting on Wednesday 14 December paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Edward Miliband as if the day were an Opposition Day; proceedings on the Motion may continue, though opposed, for three hours and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 pm.

6

DELEGATED LEGISLATION

[No debate after 10.00 pm]

Sir George Young

 

   That the draft Daventry (Electoral Changes) Order 2012, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 pm.

At the end of the sitting:

7

ADJOURNMENT

 

   Proposed subject: Disposal of short-life homes in Lambeth  (Kate Hoey).

   Debate may continue until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

 

COMMITTEES

DELEGATED LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

1

Second Delegated Legislation Committee

10.30 am

Room 12 (public)

   To consider the draft Investment Trust (Approved Company) (Tax) Regulations 2011.

SELECT COMMITTEES

2

Standards and Privileges

9.30 am

Room 13 (private)

3

Treasury

9.45 am

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)

 

10.00 am

(public)

   Subject: Autumn Statement.

   Witnesses: Office for Budget Responsibility.

4

Business, Innovation and Skills

10.00 am

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)

 

10.30 am

(public)

   Subject: Pub Companies.

   Witness: Edward Davey MP, Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

5

Foreign Affairs

10.00 am

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)

 

10.10 am

(public)

   Subject: British Foreign Policy and the “Arab Spring”: the Transition to Democracy.

   Witnesses: Dr Claire Spencer, Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House; Robin Lamb, Director General of the Libyan British Business Council and Executive Director of the Egyptian British Business Council (at 10.50 am).

6

Health

10.00 am

Room 8 (private)

 

10.30 am

(public)

   Subject: Social Care.

   Witnesses: Andrew Dilnot CBE, Chair, Dame Jo Williams DBE DL, Commissioner, and Rt Hon Lord Warner, Commissioner, Commission on Funding of Care and Support.

7

Transport

10.00 am

Room 15 (private)

 

10.05 am

(public)

   Subject: Draft Civil Aviation Bill.

   Witnesses: Airport Operators Association, BAA Airports Ltd and Gatwick Airport Ltd; British Air Transport Association, British Airways plc, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd and easyJet (at 10.55 am); AirportWatch and the Trade Union Side, Department for Transport (at 11.40 am).

8

Justice

10.15 am

Room 6 (private)

 

10.30 am

(public)

   Subject: Budget and Structure of the Ministry of Justice.

   Witnesses: Julian McCrea and James Page, Institute for Government; Juliet Lyon, Director, Prison Reform Trust, and Mark Stobbs, Director, Legal Policy, Law Society (at 11.15 am)

9

Members’ Expenses

10.15 am

Room 17 (private)

10

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.30 am

Room 7 (private)

11

Home Affairs

10.40 am

Room 16 (private)

 

11.00 am

(public)

   Subject: Roots of Violent Radicalisation.

   Witnesses: Jamie Bartlett, Demos, Hannah Stuart, Henry Jackson Society, and Professor Peter Neumann, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation; David Anderson QC (at 11.45 am); James Brokenshire MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime and Security, Home Office (at 12.15 pm).

12

Backbench Business

12.55 pm

Room 5 (private)

 

1.00 pm

(public)

   Subject: Proposals for Backbench Debates.

   Witnesses: Members of Parliament.

13

Defence

2.00 pm

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)

14

Public Administration

4.00 pm

Room 16 (private)

 

4.30 pm

(public)

   Subject: Pre-appointment Hearing for the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority.

   Witness: Andrew Dilnot CBE.

JOINT COMMITTEES

15

Human Rights

2.00 pm

Room 5 (private)

16

Draft Financial Services Bill

3.30 pm

Room 3 (private)

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 

PUBLICATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

Tuesday 6 December

Time of publication

No.

1

Culture, Media and Sport

11.00 am

HC 1175

   Channel 4 Annual Report (Tenth Report).

2

Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

9.30 am

HC 354-xxxiv

   (Thirty-fourth Report).

3

Political and Constitutional Reform

10.00 am

HC 1673

   Parliament’s role in conflict decisions—further Government Response to the Committee’s Ninth Report of Session 2010-12 (Twelfth Report).

4

Public Accounts

00.01 am

HC 1530

   Oversight of user choice and provider competition in care markets (Fifty-seventh Report).

 

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1

Attorney General: Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station.

2

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Anti-avoidance.

3

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Bank transparency.

4

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Draft legislation for Finance Bill 2012 and tax policy update.

5

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Draft legislation for Finance Bill 2012: Measures with immediate effect.

6

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Non-domicile taxation and statutory residence test.

7

Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport: Government Olympic Executive Quarterly Report—December 2011.

8

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: EU ban on the keeping of hens in conventional cages.

9

Secretary of State for the Home Department: Draft Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Regulations) 2012.

10

Secretary of State for the Home Department: Independent Review of the Criminal Records Regime—Government response.

11

Secretary of State for Justice: Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law of Succession) Act 2011: Commencement.

12

Secretary of State for Scotland: Correction to the written answer to Parliamentary Question 80718.

13

Secretary of State for Transport: Access for All.

14

Secretary of State for Transport: Department for Transport Business Plan.

15

Secretary of State for Transport: Private armed guards on UK-registered ships.

16

Secretary of State for Transport: Roads classification.

17

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Remploy—Publication of 2010-11 accounts and 2011-12 targets.

 

General Committee Notices

        A Public Bill Committee will meet on Wednesday 7 December at 2.30 pm to consider the Daylight Saving Bill.

        The Second Delegated Legislation Committee will meet on Tuesday 6 December at 10.30 am to consider the draft Investment Trust (Approved Company) (Tax) Regulations 2011.

 

Prepared 6th December 2011