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Order Paper Thursday 12 December 1996

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 35) for Thursday 12 December 1996.


No. 35 THURSDAY 12TH DECEMBER 1996 1079
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 Prime Minister will start at 3.15 p.m.

*1 Mr Michael Brown (Brigg and Cleethorpes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what is his policy with respect to the Province's dog licence scheme.
7315
*2 Mr Simon Coombs (Swindon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what estimate he has made of the contribution of the tourism industry to Ulster's economy in the past two years; and if he will make a statement.
7316
*3 Mr Roy Beggs (East Antrim):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on the effect of the French lorry drivers' strike on owner drivers and road haulage contractors in Northern Ireland and on the Northern Ireland economy.
7317
*4 Mr Harry Greenway (Ealing North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what is the average level of housing benefit paid to recipient households in Northern Ireland; what are the principal categories of accommodation in respect of which the benefit is paid; and if he will make a statement.
7318
*5 Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on punishment beatings and killings in Northern Ireland since the end of the IRA ceasefire.
7319
*6 Mr John Wilkinson (Ruislip, Northwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what representations he has received from Sinn Fein relating to an IRA ceasefire.
7320
*7 Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what was the level of tourist activity in Northern Ireland for the year 1995-96.
7321
*8 Mr Robert Ainsworth (Coventry North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what estimate he has made of the effects of the Budget on the services provided by the health boards.
7323
*9 Sir Irvine Patnick (Sheffield, Hallam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the security situation in Northern Ireland.
7324
*10 Bridget Prentice (Lewisham East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when he last met the Irish Government to discuss the peace process in Northern Ireland.
7325
*11 Mr John Cummings (Easington):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what is his estimate of the number of jobs lost in the farming industry in Northern Ireland as a consequence of the BSE crisis.
7326
*12 Mr John Greenway (Ryedale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on recent progress in the all party talks.
7327
*13 Mr Alan W. Williams (Carmarthen):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what was the value of beef production in Northern Ireland in 1995-96; and what percentage of this total was sold outside the United Kingdom.
7328
*14 Mr Hartley Booth (Finchley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the current level of IRA terrorist risk.
7329
*15 Mr Chris Mullin (Sunderland South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the RUC and (b) the Lord Chief Justice on reforming interrogation procedures at Castlereagh; and if he will make a statement.
7330
*16 Mr David Winnick (Walsall North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on the latest position in the peace process.
7331
*17 Mr William Ross (East Londonderry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps he has taken since 14th November to secure the removal of the ban on Northern Ireland beef exports.
7332
*18 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what plans he has to introduce BSE-free certified herds in Northern Ireland.
7333
*19 Mr Clive Soley (Hammersmith):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on the security situation.
7334
*20 Mr Clifford Forsythe (South Antrim):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what was the redd count of migrating fish in the Lough Neagh catchment area for (a) 1993-94, (b) 1994-95 and (c) 1995-96.
7335
*21 Dr Tony Wright (Cannock and Burntwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on the use of referendums in the peace process.
7336
*22 Mr Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what plans he has for improving the educational materials for use in teaching the Irish language.
7337
*23 Mr John Marshall (Hendon South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement about inward investment in Northern Ireland.
7338
*24 Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement on sectarian killings which have taken place in the last 12 months.
7339
*25 Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what are the current waiting times for elective surgery for patients in the Eastern Health Board area.
7340
*26 Mr Richard Spring (Bury St. Edmunds):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the current security situation in the Province.
7341
*27 Mr William O'Brien (Normanton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what is the estimated current loss of water in the water supply system in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
7342
*28 Mr Graham Riddick (Colne Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will make a statement about the latest situation relating to the peace process.
7343
*29 Mr Jacques Arnold (Gravesham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the capability of the Provisional IRA to mount a terrorist campaign.
7344

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

*Q1 Mr Harry Greenway (Ealing North):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7345
*Q02 Sir Irvine Patnick (Sheffield, Hallam):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7346
*Q3 Mr William O'Brien (Normanton):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7347
*Q4 Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7348
*Q5 Mr D. N. Campbell-Savours (Workington):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7349
*Q6 Mr Ian Davidson (Glasgow, Govan):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7350
*Q7 Sir Fergus Montgomery (Altrincham and Sale):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7351
*Q8 Mr Chris Mullin (Sunderland South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7352
*Q9 Mr Michael Connarty (Falkirk East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7353
*Q10 Mr George Mudie (Leeds East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 12th December.
7354


ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

1 ADJOURNMENT
The Prime Minister
        That this House do now adjourn.
        Proposed subject for debate:European Union.
        The following documents are relevant:
        The White Paper on Developments in the European Union, January to June 1996 (Cm 3469);
        Presidency General Outline for a draft revision of the Treaties;
        The Commission's Work Programme for 1997: New Legislative Proposals (SEC(96)1819);
        The Commission's Work Programme for 1997: Political Priorities (COM(96)507);
        European Community Document No. 10867/96 on the introduction of the euro;
        European Community Document No. 10893/96 on reinforced convergence procedures and a new exchange rate mechanism;
        European Community Document No. 10892/96 on a stability pact for ensuring budgetary discipline in stage 3 of EMU;
        Second and Third Reports from the Select Committee on European Legislation of Session 1996-97 (HC 36-ii and 36-iii);
        Sixth Report from the Select Committee on European Legislation of Session 1996-97, European Documents on Economic and Monetary Union: the Scrutiny Process (HC 36-vi);
        Eighth Report from the Treasury Committee of Session 1995-96, The Prognosis for Stage Three of Economic and Monetary Union (HC 283-I and II);
        Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on European Legislation on 3rd December (HC 136-i); and
        Minutes of Evidence taken before the Foreign Affairs Committee on 5th and 9th December (HC 148-i and 148-ii).
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Sir John Stanley proposes to raise the subject of the widening of the M20 between junctions 3 and 5.

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEES
1 Standing Committee D 10.30 a.m. Room 9 (public)
4.30 p.m.
        Further to consider the Education Bill.
2 Standing Committee E 10.30 a.m. Room 14 (public)
        Further to consider the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Bill.
3 Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 10.30 a.m. Room 10 (public)
        To consider the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Europe Agreement Establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Lithuania) Order 1996, the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Europe Agreement Establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Latvia) Order 1996, and the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Europe Agreement Establishing an Association Between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Estonia) Order 1996.
4 Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 10.30 a.m. Room 8 (public)
        To consider the draft Magistrates' Court (Remands in Custody) (Amendment) Order 1997.
SELECT COMMITTEES
5 Health 10.00 a.m. Room 16 (private)
10.30 a.m. (public)
        Subject: Hospital Services for Children and Young People.
        Witnesses: The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
6 National Heritage 10.30 a.m. Room 15 (public)
        Subject: The BBC and the future of broadcasting.
        Witnesses: British Sky Broadcasting Ltd; ITV Association (at 11.30 a.m.).
7 Treasury 10.30 a.m. Room 5 (private)
8 Northern Ireland Affairs 3.45 p.m. Room 6 (private)
4.00 p.m. (public)
        Subject: Aspects of Secondary Education in Northern Ireland.
        Witness: Rt Hon Michael Ancram, MP, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 

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