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Summary Agenda Tuesday 18 December 2007

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Summary Agenda
11.30 a.m.
Private Business (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Health, including at 12.15 p.m. Topical Questions.
12.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions (if any); Ministerial Statements, including on climate change negotiations in Bali.
Presentation of Bills (without debate).
Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Function)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr Andrew Dismore) (for up to 20 minutes).
Adjournment Debate:Matters to be considered before the forthcoming Adjournment (may continue until 7.00 p.m.)
Motions to change the membership of Select Committees: Environmental Audit; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (no debate after 7.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Regulation of debt collection agencies and the death of Mrs Beryl Brazier (Mr Mark Todd) (until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 a.m.
House building and infrastructure (Mr Philip Hollobone).
11.00 a.m.
Policing of UK airports (Mr David Hamilton).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
2.30 p.m.
Stonehenge World Heritage Site (Robert Key).
4.00 p.m.
Future operation of the City of London Police (Mr Mark Field).
4.30 p.m.
Treatment of failed asylum seekers during deportation (Ms Diane Abbott) (until 5.00 p.m.).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 18th December. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post.
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer in January:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Tuesday 18th December
Monday 7th January
Work and Pensions
Tuesday 18th December
Tuesday 8th January
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 18th December
Wednesday 9th January
Northern Ireland
Prime Minister
Monday 7th January (first sitting day in January)
Thursday 10th January
Innovation, Universities and Skills
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Questions rota (available from
the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at http://intranet,
       The results of the shuffles on 18th December will be published on 19th December
in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       * The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.
       The following date has been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer on the first three days after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
For answer on
4.30 p.m. on Friday 4th January
Wednesday 9th January


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