Order of Business Friday 13 July 2012

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Timings are indicative only.

House of Commons

Order of Business

At 9.30 am Prayers


Main Business

Note: If proceedings on the first Bill end before 2.30 pm, the second Bill and, possibly, subsequent Bills may be debated in the time remaining. After 2.30 pm, only those Bills which are unopposed may make further progress.


Member in charge: Richard Ottaway


Member in charge: Richard Harrington


Member in charge: Mark Hendrick

4 BANK OF ENGLAND (APPOINTMENT OF GOVERNOR) BILL: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [6 July].

And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time.

Member in charge: John McDonnell

The Twenty-first Report from the Treasury Committee, Session 2010-12, on Accountability of the Bank of England, HC 874, and the Government response, contained in A new approach to financial regulation: securing stability, protecting consumers, Cm 8268, and the First Report from the Treasury Committee, Financial Services Bill, HC 161, are relevant.

Debate may continue until 2.30 pm.

At the end of the sitting:


Proposed subject: Green belt in Broxtowe (Anna Soubry).

Debate may continue until 3.00 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).


Friday 13 July

Time of publication



Committees on Arms Export Controls

00.01 am

HC 419

Scrutiny of Arms Exports (2012): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2010, Quarterly Reports for July to December 2010 and January to September 2011, the Government’s Review of arms exports to the Middle East and North Africa, and wider arms control issues (First Joint Report).


Communities and Local Government

00.01 am

HC 81

European Regional Development Fund (Second Report).


Political and Constitutional Reform

00.01 am

HC 153

Introducing a statutory register of lobbyists (Second Report).


Science and Technology

10.00 am

HC 510-I

Pre-appointment hearing with the Government’s preferred candidate for Chair of the Medical Research Council (Second Report).

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Community Learning Trust pilots.

2Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Government response to its informal consultation: Partnership Agreement: Delivery of Structural Funds, Rural Development Funds and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund in England.

3Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Ordnance Survey Agency performance monitors 2012-13.

4Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Transparency in export licensing.

5Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Annual European Union finances statement.

6Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Delivering a cap on income tax relief: a technical consultation.

7Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Inheritance tax: Simplifying charges on trusts.

8Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Operation of the UK’s Counter-Terrorist Asset Freezing Regime: 1 April 2012 to 30 June 2012.

9Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: August 2011 riots.

10Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Fire Service College (Key performance indicators 2012-13).

11Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Reports from research commissioned by the previous administration.

12Secretary of State for Defence: Youth engagement.

13Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: Management of overseas-owned plutonium in the UK.

14Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agenda for July’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council.

15Secretary of State for Health: Plasma Resources UK Limited.

16Secretary of State for Justice: Commencement of Public Records and Freedom of Information provisions in the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010.

17Secretary of State for Justice: Community Payback and other offender services competitions.

18Secretary of State for Justice: Criminal justice reform.

19Secretary of State for Justice: Office for Judicial Complaints-Annual Report 2011-12.

20Secretary of State for Justice: Publication of the consultation response on introducing fees into the employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

21Prime Minister: Reports of the Chief Surveillance, Interception of Communications, and Intelligence Services Commissioners.

22Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Child maintenance.

23Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Duplicate payments of disability living allowance and attendance allowance.

Prepared 13th July 2012