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Order Paper Thursday 24 October 1996

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No. 2 THURSDAY 24TH OCTOBER 1996 1
ORDER PAPER

AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notices of Presentation of Bills

    1    Mr Secretary Rifkind
          Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office:    Bill to make provision about privileges and immunities in relation to an economic and trade office established in the United Kingdom by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
    2    Mr Secretary Gummer
          Local Government and Rating:    Bill to make further provision about non-domestic rating; to make further provision about parishes and parish councils; to confer additional powers on parish councils and community councils; and for connected purposes.
    3    Mr Secretary Howard
          Crime (Sentences):    Bill to make further provision with respect to the treatment of offenders; and for connected purposes.

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

*1 QUEEN'S SPEECH (MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS): Adjourned Debate on Question [23rd October].
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:
        Most Gracious Sovereign,
        We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament-(Sir Norman Fowler):
Mr David Trimble
Sir James Molyneaux
Mr John D. Taylor
The Reverend Martin Smyth
Mr Roy Beggs
Mr Clifford Forsythe
        Mr Ken Maginnis    Mr William Ross    Mr A. Cecil Walker
        As an Amendment to the Address, at end add-
        But humbly regret that the references to Northern Ireland, an integral part of this, Your Majesty's United Kingdom, continue to be placed in that section of Your Gracious Speech which is otherwise devoted to external affairs, to the scandal and offence of Your faithful Ulster people and the encouragement of the disturbers of Your Peace.
2 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
Mr Andrew MacKay
        That Mr Peter Thurnham be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Mr Charles Wardle be added to the Committee.
3 STANDARDS AND PRIVILEGES
Mr Andrew MacKay
        That Sir Geoffrey Johnson Smith and Mr Doug Hoyle be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Sir Archibald Hamilton and Mr Ernie Ross be added to the Committee.
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr David Rendel proposes to raise the subject of hospital services in Newbury.

COMMITTEES
SELECT COMMITTEES
1 Health 10.00 a.m. Room 8 (private)
10.30 a.m. (public)
        Subject: Children's Health: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
        Witnesses: Dr Stephen Scott, Institute of Psychiatry and Dr Peter Hindley, St George's Hospital.
2 Environment 3.30 p.m. Room 15 (private)
3.35 p.m. (public)
        Subject: Contaminated Land.
        Witnesses: Local Government Association; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 

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