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House of Commons

Session 2010-12
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Summary Agenda Monday 16 May 2011

Summary Agenda
2.30 pm
Prayers.
Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.
3.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Afterwards
Standards and Privileges (Motion) (may continue until 10.00 pm).
 
Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan (Motion) (May continue until 10.00 pm).
 
Sittings of the House (24 May) (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 pm).
 
Motion to change the membership of a Select Committee: Justice (no debate after 10.00 pm)
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Effects on farming of a potential drought (Dr Thérèse Coffey) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

MEMORANDUM
WHITSUN ADJOURNMENT 2011
       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Tuesday 24 May. After that, they may table questions for oral or written answer electronically or by post, and questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Monday 6 June will be treated as if tabled on that day. Questions for written answer submitted after that time will be treated as if tabled on Tuesday 7 June.
TABLING ARRANGEMENTS FOR QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer when the House returns:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments, etc.
Tuesday 24 May
Tuesday 7 June
Health
Tuesday 24 May
Wednesday 8 June
International Development; Prime Minister
Tuesday 24 May
Thursday 9 June
Business, Innovation and Skills
Tuesday 7 June(first sitting day after the adjournment)
Monday 13 June
Work and Pensions
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles on Tuesday 24 May will be available on Wednesday 25 May from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www. parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/question-book
QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER ON A NAMED DAY
       The latest time for tabling a question for written answer on a named day before the Whitsun adjournment is 6.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Thursday 19 May, for answer on Tuesday 24 May.
       The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day questions for written answer after the adjournment.
Time for tabling
For answer at earliest on
10.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Monday 23 May
Tuesday 7 June
7.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Tuesday 24 May
Wednesday 8 June

 

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