Summary Agenda Tuesday 10 July 2012

Summary Agenda

2.30 pm



Private Business (without debate).

Notice of Motion for an Unopposed Return (without debate).

Oral Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister, including at 2.50 pm Topical Questions.

3.10 pm

Oral Questions to the Attorney General.

3.30 pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).


Local Services (Planning)-Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Dr Julian Huppert) (for up to 20 minutes).

House of Lords Reform Bill: Second Reading (Day 2) (may continue until 10.00 pm).

-followed by Programme Motion (without separate debate).

-followed by Money Resolution (without separate debate).

-followed by Ways and Means Resolution (without separate debate).

Electoral Commission (Motion) (without debate).

Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).

European Union Document (Motion) (without debate).

At the end of the sitting

Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).

Adjournment Debate: Modernisation of credit unions (Mrs Madeleine Moon) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debates:

9.30 am

Future of the BBC (Daniel Kawczynski).

11.00 am

Economic consequences of Scottish separation (Graeme Morrice).

12.30 pm

Royal Bank of Scotland and the case for local community banks (Guy Opperman).

1.00 pm

Effect on Manchester hospitals of changes to NHS services in Trafford (Paul Goggins).

1.30 pm

Tackling illegally tethered horses (Julian Sturdy) (until 2.00 pm).




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 September:

Last date for tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc

Tuesday 28 August

Monday 3 September

Education (T)

Tuesday 28 August

Tuesday 4 September

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (T)

Tuesday 28 August

Wednesday 5 September

Cabinet Office (T)
Prime Minister

Monday 3 September

Thursday 6 September

Business, Innovation and Skills (T)

* The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm

The results of the shuffles held on Tuesday 28 August will be available on Wednesday 29 August 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 latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the summer Adjournment is 6.30 pm, or the rise of the House if earlier, on Thursday 12 July, for answer on Tuesday 17 July. For Questions tabled after this time and before the rise of the House for the summer Adjournment, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 3 September.

After the House has adjourned Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day written answer up to 4.30 pm on Friday 31 August will be treated as having been tabled on that day. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 4 September, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 5 September.

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Prepared 10th July 2012