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Order of Business Friday 5th December 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Friday 5 December 1997.

* 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.

Preliminary Business
Notice of Presentation of Bill
+  1   POLICE (NORTHERN IRELAND)    [No debate]
 Secretary Marjorie Mowlam
        Bill to make provision about policing in Northern Ireland; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.

Main Business
+  2   ADJOURNMENT    [Until 2.30 p.m.]
 The Prime Minister
        That this House do now adjourn.
        Proposed subject for debate: Special Educational Needs.
Debate may continue until 2.30 p.m.
+  3   DEREGULATION COMMITTEE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mr George Mudie
        That Mr Edward Leigh and Mr Richard Spring be discharged from the Deregulation Committee and Mrs Jacqui Lait and Mr John Randall be added to the Committee.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
+  4   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mrs Ann Taylor
        That, at the sitting on Wednesday 17th December, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Community documents), the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to Fisheries not later than Seven o'clock.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
        Proposed subject: Postal Services in North Wales (Mr Gareth Thomas) (Clwyd West).
        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.

Standing Committee Notices
    The Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 9th December at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1997.

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