Summary Agenda Tuesday 12 February 2013

Summary Agenda

11.30 am



Private Business (without debate).

Oral Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister, including at 11.50 am Topical Questions.

12.10 pm

Oral Questions to the Attorney General.

12.30 pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).


Gift Vouchers and Insolvency-Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr Michael McCann) (for up to 20 minutes).

Opposition Day:(1) Horsemeat; (2) Infrastructure (may continue until 7.00 pm).

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

European Union Documents (Motion) (without debate).

Delegated Legislation (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).

Motions to change the membership of Select Committees: Privileges; Standards (no debate after 7.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Presentation of Public Petition (without debate).

Adjournment Debate: Common Agricultural Policy reform (Roger Williams) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debates:

9.30 am

Manufacturing in the East Midlands (Mr Mark Spencer).

11.00 am

Future of the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch (Karen Lumley).

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm

2.30 pm

Food banks in Wales (Kevin Brennan).

4.00 pm

UK fashion industry (Meg Hillier).

4.30 pm

Cancer care in England and Wales (Alun Cairns) (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


For Questions for written answer on a named day tabled up to the rise of the House on Thursday 14 February, the earliest day for answer is Monday 25 February. After the House has adjourned Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day written answer 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.

Continue to Order of Business

Prepared 12th February 2013