Summary Agenda Thursday 14 February 2013

Summary Agenda

9.30 am



Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, including at 10.05 am Topical Questions.

10.15 am

Oral Questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities.

10.30 am

Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements (if any).


Backbench Business:(1) Publication of a Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee on Contamination of Beef Products (for approximately 20 minutes); (2) Protecting future generations from violence against women and girls (Motion); (3) General Debate:Preventing sexual violence in conflict (may continue until 5.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Adjournment Debate: Coventry and Warwickshire City Deal (Chris White) (until 5.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debate:

1.30 pm

Eating disorder awareness (Member in charge: Caroline Nokes) (until 4.30 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.

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Prepared 14th February 2013