Summary Agenda Monday 25 March 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, Ministerial Statements (if any).


Succession to Hereditary Peerages and Estates-Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mary Macleod) (for up to 20 minutes).

Ways and Means (Budget Resolutions) (may continue until 10.00 pm).

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

Church of England Measures (Motions) (without debate).

Business of the House (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 pm).

Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 pm).

Motion to change the membership of a Select Committee: Administration (no debate after 10.00 pm).

At the end of the sitting

Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).

Adjournment Debate: Energy intensive industries (Andy Sawford) (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 preventable cardiac deaths arising from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (Member in charge: Steve Rotheram) (until 7.30 pm).



Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way through the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Tuesday 26 March. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Friday 12 April.


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 of tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc.

Tuesday 26 March

Monday 15 April

Defence (T)

Tuesday 26 March

Tuesday 16 April

Health (T)

Tuesday 26 March

Wednesday 17 April

Prime Minister

Monday 15 April

(First sitting day after the Adjournment)

Thursday 18 April

Culture, Media and Sport (T)
Women and Equalities

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

The results of the shuffles on 26 March will be published on 27 March. 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 tabled before the rise of the House on Tuesday 26 March, the earliest named day for written answer is Monday 15 April.

After the House has adjourned, Questions tabled for ordinary written and named day written answer will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 12 April. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 16 April, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 17 April.

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Prepared 23rd March 2013