Summary Agenda Monday 11 February 2013

Summary Agenda

2.30 pm



Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.

3.30 pm

Urgent Questions (if any); Ministerial Statements, including on European Council.


European Union (Approvals) Bill [Lords]: Committee and Remaining Stages (may continue until 10.00 pm).

Backbench Business:General Debate: Local government finance settlement for rural authorities (may continue until 10.00 pm).

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

European Union Documents (Motion) (without debate).

Motions to change the membership of Select Committees: Human Rights (Joint Committee); Justice; Privileges; Standards (no debate after 10.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Presentation of Public Petition (without debate).

Adjournment Debate: Policing violence at hunts (Chris Williamson [R]) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).



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 9th February 2013