Summary Agenda Thursday 15 September 2011

Summary Agenda
10.30 am
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport, including at 11.05 am Topical Questions.
11.15 am
Oral Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities.
11.30 am
Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements (if any).
Backbench Business (31st allotted day): (1) Food security and famine prevention in Africa (Motion); (2) General debate: human rights in the Indian Subcontinent (may continue until 6.00 pm).
Delegated Legislation (Motion) (no debate after 6.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Future of the Royal British Legion Hall in Princes Risborough (Steve Baker) (until 6.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debate:
2.30 pm
Debate on the Third Report of the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2010-12, on Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies, HC 498, the Government responses, HC 1042 and HC 1139, and the oral evidence of 15 June 2011, on Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies: follow-up, HC 1059-i (until 5.30 pm).

       Members wishing to table Questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 pm or the rising of the House (if earlier) on Thursday 15 September. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post.
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer in the first sitting week in October:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Tuesday 4 October
Monday 10 October
Tuesday 4 October
Tuesday 11 October
Deputy Prime Minister
Attorney General
Tuesday 4 October
Wednesday 12 October
Wales, Prime Minister
Monday 10 October(First sitting day in October)
Thursday 13 October
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Church Commissioners, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles held on Tuesday 4 October will be available on Wednesday 5 October from the Vote Office and on the internet at
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Oral Answers to Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the internet at
       The following date has been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
For answer not earlier than
6.30 pm or the rising of the House (if earlier) on Thursday 15 September
Tuesday 11 October
       Questions for ordinary written answer and for named day written answer tabled after 6.30 pm or the rising of the House (if earlier) on Thursday 15 September and up to 4.30 pm on Friday 7 October will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 7 October. Such Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 11 October; such Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 12 October.


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Prepared 15th September 2011