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Order Paper Tuesday 26 November 1996

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 23) for Tuesday 26 November 1996.


No. 23 TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 1996 649
ORDER PAPER

PRIVATE BUSINESS AFTER PRAYERS

NOTICE OF MOTION AT THE TIME OF PRIVATE BUSINESS

        King's College London Bill [LORDS]:     Adjourned Debate on Question [19th November], That the Promoters of the King's College London Bill [Lords] may, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders or practice of this House, proceed with the Bill in the present Session; and the Petition for the Bill shall be deemed to have been deposited and all Standing Orders applicable thereto shall be deemed to have been complied with;
        That if the Bill is brought from the Lords in the present Session, the Agents for the Bill shall deposit in the Private Bill Office a declaration signed by them stating that the Bill is the same, in every respect, as the Bill which was brought from the Lords in the last Session;
        That, as soon as a certificate by one of the Clerks in the Private Bill Office, that such a declaration has been so deposited, has been laid upon the Table of the House, the Bill shall be read the first and second time (and shall be recorded in the Journal of this House as having been so read) and shall be ordered to be read the third time;
        That no further Fees shall be charged in respect of any proceedings on the Bill in respect of which Fees have already been incurred during any previous Session.

PROVISIONAL ORDER BILLS

Consideration of Bills

1.    Scottish Borders Council (Jim Clark Memorial Rally) Order Confirmation Bill. 2.    Western Isles Council (Berneray Causeway) Order Confirmation Bill.


* 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 Prime Minister will start at 3.15 p.m.

*1 Sir Michael Neubert (Romford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel are currently deployed outside the United Kingdom; and in how many countries.
4309
*2 Mr Michael Fabricant (Mid Staffordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the role of the Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, over the the next five years.
4310
*3 Mr Eric Clarke (Midlothian):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the problems of overstretch in the armed forces.
4311
*4 Mr Donald Anderson (Swansea East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with his German counterpart concerning the Eurofighter project.
4312
*5 Mr Walter Sweeney (Vale of Glamorgan):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for RAF equipment upgrades over the next three years.
4313
*6 Mr Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what was the cost of recruiting each new member of the Royal Air Force in each of the past five years.
4314
*7 Ms Angela Eagle (Wallasey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement about the use of organo--phosphate pesticides by British troops in the Gulf War.
4315
*8 Mr Nick Harvey (North Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent advice his Department has given to the Department of Trade and Industry about the licensing of United Kingdom exports of arms to Indonesia.
4316
*9 Mr John Home Robertson (East Lothian):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the effects of overstretch in the Army.
4317
*10 Mr Barry Field (Isle of Wight):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assistance Defence Export Sales Organisation has provided to Isle of Wight companies in each of the last three years.
4318
*11 Mr Barry Legg (Milton Keynes South West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what will be the role of United Kingdom armed services in Asia after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from Hong Kong.
4319
*12 Mr Mark Robinson (Somerton and Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the work of the Defence Helicopter Support Agency at Yeovilton since its establishment.
4320
*13 Mr Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will estimate the total cost of the Trident programme.
4321
*14 Mr Greg Pope (Hyndburn):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with his German counterpart concerning the Eurofighter project.
4322
*15 Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes (Wimbledon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what measures he is taking to improve recruitment to the Army.
4323
*16 Mr David Faber (Westbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he has taken further to improve the environmental management of MoD land following his Department's report, Striking a Balance.
4325
*17 Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what were the costs of maintaining the United Kingdom's nuclear defence capability including procurement costs in the last available year; and if he will make a statement.
4326
*18 Dr Michael Clark (Rochford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last met his Russian counterpart to discuss the extension of NATO.
4327
*19 Mr George Mudie (Leeds East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what was the strength of the Royal Navy in 1990; and what estimate he has made of the strength of the Royal Navy under current plans by the end of the decade.
4328
*20 Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what consultations have taken place between his Department and the Royal College of Defence Studies regarding an application from the Indonesian Special Forces to attend a course in London.
4329
*21 Mr D. N. Campbell-Savours (Workington):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he next intends to visit Northern Iraq to discuss the operation of the northern no--fly zone.
4330
*22 Mr David Evennett (Erith and Crayford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent representations he has received about Britain's nuclear deterrent.
4331
*23 Mr Jimmy Wray (Glasgow, Provan):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what policies he has introduced under the programme agreed with the Commission for Racial Equality.
4332
*24 Mr William O'Brien (Normanton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many British merchant vessels were chartered by Her Majesty's Government for Operation Purple Star; and if he will make a statement.
4333
*25 Mr Brian David Jenkins (South East Staffordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement concerning the current status of the Japanese roll on-roll off vessel, 'Sea--Crusader', chartered by his Department.
4335
*26 Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on Gulf War Syndrome.
4336
*27 Mr Brian H. Donohoe (Cunninghame South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what effect the closure of Robert Wilsons Canning Co. plant at Kilwinning has had on the supply of the company's products to the Armed Forces.
4337
*28 Mr Kevin Hughes (Doncaster North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with his French counterpart concerning a ban on the use of anti--personnel landmines.
4338

Questions to the Prime Minister will start at 3.15 p.m.

*Q1 Mr Jimmy Wray (Glasgow, Provan):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4339
*Q2 Mr Ian Pearson (Dudley West):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4340
*Q3 Mr Michael Colvin (Romsey and Waterside):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4341
*Q4 Mr John Heppell (Nottingham East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4342
*Q5 Mr Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North):    To ask the Prime Minister, what plans he has to visit a job centre to discuss the operation of the jobseeker's allowance.
4343
*Q6 Mr Patrick Thompson (Norwich North):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4344
*Q7 The Reverend Martin Smyth (Belfast South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4345
*Q8 Mr John McAllion (Dundee East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4346
*Q9 Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26th November.
4347

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

1 WAYS AND MEANS
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
        Financial Statement
        European Community Document No. 9002/96, concerning the Council Recommendation to the United Kingdom with a view to bringing an end to the situation of an excessive government deficit in the United Kingdom, prepared in accordance with Article 104c(7) of the Treaty establishing the European Community, is relevant.
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr Bill Walker proposes to raise the subject of the Scottish Ambulance Service: the case of Mrs Susan MacKenzie.

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEE
1 Standing Committee A 10.30 a.m. Room 11 (public)
4.30 p.m. (public)
        Further to consider the Crime (Sentences) Bill.
2 Standing Committee B 10.30 a.m. Room 10 (public)
4.30 p.m. (public)
        Further to consider the Local Government and Rating Bill.
3 Standing Committee D 10.30 a.m. Room 9 (public)
6.30 p.m. (public)
        Further to consider the Education Bill.
4 First Scottish Standing Committee 10.30 a.m. Room 12 (public)
4.30 p.m. (public)
        Further to consider the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Bill.
5 Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 10.30 a.m. Room 14 (public)
        To consider the draft African Development Fund (Seventh Replenishment) Order 1996, the draft International Development Association (Interim Trust Fund) Order 1996, and the draft Caribbean Development Bank (Further Payments) Order 1996.
SELECT COMMITTEES
6 Foreign Affairs 10.15 a.m. Room 15 (private)
10.30 a.m. (public)
        Subject: Developments in the territories of the Former Yugoslavia.Witness: Sir Nicholas Bonsor, Bt, MP, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
7 Business Committee of Firearms
(Amendment) Bill
11.00 a.m. Chairman of Ways and Means Room (private)

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 

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