Summary Agenda Wednesday 6 February 2013

Summary Agenda

11.30 am



Oral Questions to the Minister for the Cabinet Office, including at 11.53 am Topical Questions.

12 noon

Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.

12.30 pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).


United Kingdom Membership of the European Union (Referendum)-Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr John Baron) (for up to 20 minutes).

Opposition Day:Suicide prevention in the UK (for up to three hours).

Opposed Private Business:Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill, Reading Borough Council Bill-Further Consideration of Lords Amendments (for up to three hours).

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

Business of the House (13 February) (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).

Sittings of the House (22 March) (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Adjournment Debate: Green paper on future electoral arrangements of the National Assembly for Wales (Geraint Davies) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debates:

9.30 am

Transport links across the England–Wales border (Mr Mark Williams).

11.00 am

Tax transparency in FTSE 100 companies (Stephen McPartland).

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.

2.30 pm

Future of the Metropolitan Police Service (Mr Gareth Thomas).

4.00 pm

Ministry of Defence involvement in BTEC public uniformed services courses (Mr Nicholas Brown).

4.30 pm

Neonatal care (Chris Heaton-Harris) (until 5.00 pm).



Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 5.30 pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 14 February. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Friday 22 February.


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

Thursday 14 February

Monday 25 February

Defence (T)

Thursday 14 February

Tuesday 26 February

Health (T)

Thursday 14 February

Wednesday 27 February

Prime Minister

Monday 25 February
(first sitting day after adjournment)

Thursday 28 February

Transport (T)
Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission

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

The results of the shuffles on 14 February will be published on 15 February. 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 February Adjournment is 10.30 pm or the rise of the House (whichever is earlier) on Monday 11 February (for answer on Thursday 14 February). For Questions tabled after this time and before the rise of the House on Thursday 14 February, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 25 February.

After the House has adjourned Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 22 February. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 26 February, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 27 February.

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Prepared 6th February 2013