Summary Agenda Thursday 8 November 2012

Summary Agenda

9.30 am



Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, including at 10.15 am Topical Questions.

10.30 am

Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements, including on Future Reserves 2020 Green Paper.


Backbench Business:(1) Medium-term financial plan for the House of Commons Administration and Savings Programme (Motion); (2) General debate: Prompt Payment Code (may continue until 5.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Adjournment Debate: Disappearance of Katrice Lee (Mr Iain Wright) (until 5.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debate:

1.30 pm

Regulation of claims management companies (Member in charge: Jackie Doyle-Price) (until 4.30 pm).



Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Tuesday 13 November. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Monday 19 November.


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 for tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc

Tuesday 13 November

Monday 19 November

Home Office (T)

Tuesday 13 November

Tuesday 20 November

Deputy Prime Minister (T)
Attorney General

Tuesday 13 November

Wednesday 21 November

Prime Minister

Monday 19 November
(first sitting day after adjournment)

Thursday 22 November

Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport (T)
Women and Equalities

* The latest time for tabling is 12.30 pm on each of these days.

The results of the shuffles on 13 November will be published on 14 November. They will be available from the Vote Office and on the internet at

For further details of last tabling days for other departments and answering bodies, see the Order of 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 November Adjournment is 5.30 pm or the rise of the House (whichever is earlier), on Thursday 8 November (for answer on Tuesday 13 November). For Questions tabled after this time and before the rise of the House on Tuesday 13 November, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 19 November.

After the House has adjourned, Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day will be treated as having been tabled on Monday 19 November. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Wednesday 21 November, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Thursday 22 November.

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Prepared 8th November 2012