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Order Paper Monday 28 October 1996

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No. 4 MONDAY 28TH OCTOBER 1996 41
ORDER PAPER

* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer
Questions marked thus
[R] indicate that a relevant registered interest has been declared

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Questions to the Member answering for the House of Commons Commission and to the Finance and Services Committee will start not later than 3.15 p.m.

Questions to the Lord President of the Council will start not later than 3.25 p.m.

*1 Mr David Hinchliffe (Wakefield) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many bus passenger journeys outside London were made in (a) 1994--95 and (b) 1985--86.
561
*2 Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what statistics he collates on the numbers of children travelling to school by car in 1995; and what were the figures in 1979.
562
*3 Mr Andrew Welsh (Angus East) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much public expenditure has been invested in replacing the London Air Traffic Control Centre with the new ATC centre at Sanwick, Southampton.
563
*4 Mr David Rendel (Newbury) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects to announce his decision in relation to Government funding for the future transport requirements of Newbury and Thatcham.
564
*5 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South West) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to secure the future of the London Taxicard Scheme; and what measures he will take to promote the adoption of similar schemes by local authorities elsewhere.
565
*6 Mr Andrew F. Bennett (Denton and Reddish) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects contracts to be let for the last stage of the M66; and when he expects the section of M66 from Denton to Middleton to be open.
567
*7 Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the potential proceeds of privatisation of national air traffic services.
582
*8 Mr Nick Ainger (Pembroke) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what response he has received to consulation on the Draft Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Bill.
583
*9 Mr William O'Brien (Normanton) :    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent research he has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on asthma and air pollution from road transport; and if he will make a statement.
584
*10 Mr David Hanson (Delyn):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received on the privatisation of National Air Traffic services.
585
*11 Mr Ian Bruce (Dorset South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects to announce his decision on the Dorchester to Weymouth relief road.
586
*12 Mr David Sumberg (Bury South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received in connection with the management of properties owned by the Highways Agency in the Bury South constituency; and if he will make a statement.
587
*13 Mr Greg Pope (Hyndburn):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many buses more than 12 years old are currently in use; and what was the comparative figure in 1985--86.
588
*14 Mr Jeff Rooker (Birmingham, Perry Barr):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what measures his Department takes to ensure value for money on motorway repair work carried out under annual schedule of rates contracts.
589
*15 Mr David Shaw (Dover):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to improve the A2 road to Dover.
590
*16 Mr Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to improve services and rolling stock on the Barking to Gospel Oak line; and if he will make a statement.
578
*17 Mr David Amess (Basildon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has received on the Fenchurch Street line service.
579
*18 Mr Simon Hughes (Southwark and Bermondsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what is the amount of money he estimates is required (a) this year and (b) next year for the current programme of work of London Transport.
580
*19 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure the final version of the North West Regional Railways Ltd. Passenger Service Requirement issued by OPRAF maintains the current timetable.
581
*20 Mr Toby Jessel (Twickenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what action he intends to take to reduce aircraft noise around Heathrow.
569
*21 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what measures he plans to deter commuting by motor car.
570
*22 Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to improve cycling safety.
571
*23 Kate Hoey (Vauxhall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to meet the Civil Aviation Authority to discuss helicopter use.
572
*24 Mr Don Touhig (Islwyn):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what date the decision was made not to pursue proposals for profit participation or revenue risk sharing with bidders for rail franchises.
573
*25 Mr David Evennett (Erith and Crayford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received about the A2 road through the London Borough of Bexley.
574
*26 Mr Phil Gallie (Ayr):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects the National Air Traffic Service to announce the successful bid for the building and operation of the new Scottish Air Traffic Control Centre; and if he will make a statement.
575
*27 Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to support those agencies planning to provide travel training for the people with mobility impairments who might wish to transfer to forms of public transport recently made accessible.
576
*28 Mr Matthew Taylor (Truro):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a statement on progress on upgrading the A30 across Goss Moor.
577

Questions to the Member answering for the House of Commons Commission and to the Finance and Services Committee will start not later than 3.15 p.m.

*29 Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough):    To ask the Chairman of the Finance and Services Committee, what expenditure on alterations to the Palace of Westminster has been approved by his Committee in each year since 1992.
596

Questions to the Lord President of the Council will start not later than 3.25 p.m.

*30 Mr Simon Hughes (Southwark and Bermondsey):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, how many (a) days and (b) hours the House of Commons has sat in each of the last 10 years.
598
*31 Mr Tony Banks (Newham North West):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, how many reports by the Procedure Committee are awaiting his response.
599
*32 Mr Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, what progress has been made in respect of the use of illegal drugs since the publication of Tackling Drugs Together.
600
*33 Mr D. N. Campbell-Savours (Workington):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, if he will review the arrangements for the answering of Parliamentary questions by Ministers.
601
*34 Mr David Winnick (Walsall North):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, what plans he has to review the Parliamentary Calendar.
602
*35 Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, if he will assess the advantages of moving oral questions to Ministers to the morning.
603
*36 Mr Nigel Spearing (Newham South):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, what proposals he has for enabling honourable Members to move Private Motions in the current session.
604
*37 Mr Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, how much time he had to devote to preparing for the State Opening of Parliament.
605
*38 Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes (Wimbledon):    To ask the Lord President of the Council, what consultations he has had to facilitate the choice of dates and subjects for debates on the Loyal Address.
607

AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notice of Motion

    Mr Tony Newton
          Family Law: That the Social Security (Adjudication) and Child Support Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1996 (S.I., 1996, No. 2450) be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.
To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(4).

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 CONSOLIDATION, &c., BILLS
Mr Andrew MacKay
        That Mr Peter Ainsworth be discharged from the Select Committee to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords as the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills and Mr Nick Hawkins be added to the Committee.
    On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr Graham Allen proposes to raise the subject of industrial accidents in Nottingham.

COMMITTEES
SELECT COMMITTEES
1 Scottish Affairs 10.30 a.m. Parish Hall, Glasgow (private)
10.45 a.m. (public)
        Subject: The implementation of Community Care in Scotland.
        Witnesses: Scottish Office officials and NHS Management Executive.
2 Information 4.30 p.m. Room 13 (private)
3 Public Accounts 4.30 p.m. Room 15 (public)
        Subject: The award of the first three Passenger Rail Franchises.
        Witnesses: Mr Roger Salmon, Director, Office of Passenger Rail Franchising (OPRAF), Mr Chris Stokes, Deputy Franchising Director, OPRAF, Mr David Revolta, Principal Finance Officer, OPRAF.
4 Standards and Privileges 5.00 p.m. Room 19 (private)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice]

 

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