Summary Agenda Monday 22 April 2013

Summary Agenda

2.30 pm



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

3.30 pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).


Public Service Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 2) (Motion) (without debate).

Public Service Pensions Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments (may continue for up to two hours if the Public Service Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 2) (Motion) is agreed to).

Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 4) (Motion) (without debate).

Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]: Consideration of Lords Message (may continue for up to one hour if the Crime and Courts Bill (Programme) (No. 4) (Motion) is agreed to).

Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [Lords]: Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue until any hour if the 10.00 pm Business Motion is agreed to).

Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (Motion) (for up to one and a half hours).

European Union Document (Motion) (without debate).

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

Business of the House (23 and 24 April) (no debate after 10.00 pm).

Business of the House (23, 24 and 25 April) (no debate after 10.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Adjournment Debate: Fixed odds betting terminals (Tom Greatrex) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall

General Debate:

4.30 pm

E-petition relating to immigration from Bulgaria and Romania in 2014 (Member in charge: Mark Pritchard) (until 7.30 pm).



All notices of Questions fall at Prorogation. Questions tabled for answer on a named day after Prorogation will not be answered. Questions for ordinary written answer tabled shortly before Prorogation may not receive a substantive answer before Prorogation. They cannot be answered after Prorogation.

Members may send notices of Questions relating to the new Session

(a) before Prorogation: in person in the Table Office, by post or through the e-tabling system;

(b) once Parliament has been prorogued: by post or through the e-tabling system.

These notices will be treated as having been received on Wednesday 8 May, the day of the State Opening.


Members may table notices of Questions in person in the Table Office from 9.30 am on Wednesday 8 May.

There will be no Question Time on the first four sitting days of the new Session. Shuffles will take place at 12.30 pm on Wednesday 8 May for the oral Questions to departments being answered on Tuesday 14 May and Wednesday 15 May; and a shuffle will be held on Thursday 9 May for oral Questions to the Prime Minister on Wednesday 15 May. The rota of Departments answering oral Questions from Tuesday 14 May will be set out in the Order of Questions which will be issued when the date of Prorogation is confirmed. It will be available from the Vote Office and via the Parliamentary Intranet at

The earliest date in the new Session for which a Question may be set down for named day written answer is Monday 13 May.


The last day in the Session on which effective notices of new Motions (including Early Day Motions) and added names can be submitted by Members is the day before Prorogation takes place. No new Motions may therefore be tabled on the day of Prorogation nor may any names be added to existing Motions on that day.

All Motions fall at Prorogation.

New Motions, and added names to them, may be submitted to the Table Office from 9.30 am on Wednesday 8 May.

Continue to Order of Business

Prepared 20th April 2013