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Order of Business Friday 21st November 1997

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* Indicates a question for oral answer.
[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.
Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.

+ Indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.
++ These are ordinary written questions of which no previous notice has been given. For other questions for written answer today see the 'Order Book'.

At 9.30 a.m.    Prayers
At 9.35 a.m.

Main Business
+  1   ADJOURNMENT    [Until 2.30 p.m.]
 The Prime Minister
        That this House do now adjourn.
        Proposed subject for debate: Review of Civil Justice and Legal Aid.
        The Report to the Lord Chancellor by Sir Peter Middleton GCB on the Review of Civil Justice and Legal Aid is relevant.
Debate may continue until 2.30 p.m.
+  2   SCOTTISH GRAND COMMITTEE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mrs Ann Taylor
 Mr Secretary Dewar
        (1) the Scottish Grand Committee shall meet at Westminster on Wednesday 3rd December at half past Four o'clock;
        (2) at that sitting, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 96 (Scottish Grand Committee (ministerial statements)), the chairman shall interrupt proceedings, if not previously concluded, at Six o'clock.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
        Proposed subject: Funding and administration of Further Education Colleges (Mr John Cryer).
        Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).
        Note: Business may be interrupted at 11.00 a.m. for any Private Notice Questions or Ministerial Statements.

        European Standing Committee B will now meet on Wednesday 3rd December to consider European Community Documents 10230/97 relating to part-time work; 10975/97 (Part A) relating to the European Works Council Directive and 10975/97 (Part B) relating to parental leave.

Standing Committee Notices
        European Standing Committee B will meet on Tuesday 25th November at 10.30 a.m. to consider European Community Document No 10510/97 relating to Biotechnical Inventions.
        European Standing Committee B will meet on Wednesday 26th November at 10.30 a.m. to consider European Community Documents Nos. COM(97) 564 and 10427/97 relating to Harmful Tax Competition.

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