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Order of Business Wednesday 17 April 2013

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.


House of Commons

Order of Business


At 2.30 pm Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)


Preliminary Business

Ten minute rule Motion

1 CO-OPERATIVE SCHOOLS [Up to 20 minutes]

Meg Munn

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable schools to register as Industrial Provident Societies; to amend the Education Act 2006 to enable nursery schools to be established as school trusts; 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 FINANCE (No. 2) BILL (Clauses 1, 3, 16, 183, 184 and 200 to 212, Schedules 3 and 41, and certain new Clauses and new Schedules (Order of 15 April)): Committee [1st day]. [Up to seven hours]

For Amendments, see separate paper.

Proceedings on new Clauses and new Schedules relating to tax measures concerning housing will be brought to a conclusion two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill; proceedings on new Clauses and new Schedules relating to the bank levy and Clauses 200 to 202 will be brought to a conclusion four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill, and new Clauses and new Schedules appearing on the Order Paper not later than Tuesday 16 April 2013 and relating to new Clauses and new Schedules relating to the subject matter of Clauses 203 to 212 and Schedule 41 will be brought to a conclusion seven hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill (Order of 15 April).

 3 BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (23 AND 24 APRIL) [No debate after 10.00 pm]

Mr Andrew Lansley

That, at the sittings on Tuesday 23 April and Wednesday 24 April, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), Opposition business may be entered upon at any hour and may be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours; proceedings 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.

 4 SITTINGS OF THE HOUSE (10 MAY) [No debate after 10.00 pm]

Mr Andrew Lansley

That this House shall sit on Friday 10 May, in the next Session of Parliament.

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

At the end of the sitting:

5 ADJOURNMENT

Proposed subject: Franchising of Alloa Crown Post Office (Gordon Banks).

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

4.30 pm

Room 9 (public)

To consider the draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013.

SELECT COMMITTEES

2

Environmental Audit

2.00 pm

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)

2.15 pm

(public)

Subject: Sustainability in the UK Overseas Territories.

Witnesses: UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum and Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

3

Northern Ireland Affairs

2.15 pm

Room 5 (private)

2.30 pm

(public)

Subject: Implementation of the Armed Forces Covenant in Northern Ireland.

Witnesses: Royal British Legion and SSAFA Forces Help; Combat Stress and ABF the Soldiers’ Charity (at 3.30 pm).

4

European Scrutiny

3.00 pm

Room 19 (private)

5

Procedure

3.00 pm

Room 20 (private)

6

Work and Pensions

4.30 pm

Room 18 (private)

COMMITTEE ON A PRIVATE BILL

7

Unopposed Bill: Humber Bridge Bill

2.00 pm

Room 11 (private)

2.10 pm

(public)

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


PUBLICATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

Wednesday 17 April

Time of publication

No.

1

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.00 am

HC 1092

Dog Control and Welfare: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report of Session 2012-13 (Sixth Special Report).


Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Intellectual Property Office-Ministerial targets.


Prepared 17th April 2013