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|Order of Business Thursday 29th January 1998
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Thursday 29 January 1998.
* 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.
|At 2.30 p.m.||Prayers|
|At 2.35 p.m.|
|*1||Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh): What plans he has to extend student loan provision to students studying part-time on equivalent undergraduate courses.|
|*2||Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test): If he will make a statement on the progress of the establishment of the University for Industry.|
|*3||Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough): How much his Department has spent on publicizing the Government's proposals for the reform of higher education.|
|*4||Mr David Rendel (Newbury): What plans he has to consolidate 14 to 19 year olds qualifications into a single framework.|
|*5||Mrs Virginia Bottomley (South West Surrey): What representations he has received concerning the activities of training and enterprise councils.|
|*6||Mr Hilton Dawson (Lancaster and Wyre): If he will make a statement on the progress of the New Deal in Pathfinder areas.|
|*7||Mr John McAllion (Dundee East): What recent representations he has received relating to the Government's programme for welfare into work for 18 to 25 year olds.|
|*8||Mr Ronnie Fearn (Southport): What plans he has to introduce a new national curriculum for primary schools within the next five years.|
|*9||Mr Chris Pond (Gravesham): What measures have been taken to enhance school security for 1998-99.|
|*10||Dr Howard Stoate (Dartford): What measures the Government is taking to ensure that children of school age attend school regularly.|
|*11||Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): What measures have been taken to enhance school security for 1998-99.|
|*12||Norman Baker (Lewes): What plans he has to help tackle the backlog of repairs to schools within the Lewes constituency.|
|*13||Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South): What assessment he has made of the Out of School Childcare Initiative.|
|*14||Mr Ross Cranston (Dudley North): What reports he has received on the progress of the New Deal Pathfinder in the Black Country.|
|*15||Mr Paul Clark (Gillingham): What steps will be taken to ensure that young people with exceptional needs are able to enter the New Deal early if they choose to do so.|
|*16||Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire): What representations he has received recently from the Alliance for regional aid; and if he will make a statement.|
|*17||Mr Ivan Lewis (Bury South): What steps he plans to take to ensure that schools are able to timetable for teaching an hour a day of literacy and numeracy.|
|*18||Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy): How many representations he has received on his recent proposals for more school time to be devoted to teaching numeracy and literacy, and if he will make a statement.|
|*19||Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness): What assessment he has made of the progress of the New Deal Pathfinder in Barrow and Furness.|
|*20||Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West): What steps will be taken to ensure that young people with learning disabilities will be able to take advantage of the New Deal.|
|*21||Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What assistance New Deal participants aged over 25 years and unemployed for more than two years will receive during the period before their six month placement begins.|
|*22||Dr Peter Brand (Isle of Wight): How many people aged between 18 and 24 years and unemployed for over six months, will benefit from the New Deal.|
|*23||Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby): If consultations about grammar school status will include those parts of the schools catchment area outside the education authority area.|
|*24||Mrs Helen Brinton (Peterborough): What support he will give local authorities to meet literacy targets.|
|*25||Ms Barbara Follett (Stevenage): What recent discussions he has had with childcare providers.|
|*26||Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge): What steps he plans to take to ensure that newly qualified teachers are properly trained in literacy and numeracy.|
|*27||Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): What measures he is taking to tackle truancy in schools.|
|*28||The Reverend Martin Smyth (Belfast South): What assessment he has made of the impact of proposed changes in funding for tertiary education on students from outside the United Kingdom attending United Kingdom establishments.|
|*29||Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield): If he will make a statement on the average class sizes of (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in the Macclesfield constituency.|
|*30||Bob Russell (Colchester): If students who decided to defer entry to university to 1998, by notifying the institution itself and not UCAS prior to 1st August 1997, will have to pay tuition fees in 1998.|
|*31||Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): If he will make a statement on his objectives for the National Year of Reading; and if he will make a statement.|
|*32||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): What discussions he has had with the Scottish Office on the impact of the Government's devolution proposals on the higher education sector.|
|*33||Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): What support he will give to local authorities to meet literacy targets.|
|*34||Mr Bill Rammell (Harlow): If he will make a statement on the progress of the New Deal in Pathfinder areas.|
|*35||Mr Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton): What plans he has to allow students involved with non-graduate performing arts courses to have access to student loans.|
|*36||Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside): What is his estimate of the number of the New Deal places; and what percentage he estimates will be available to the long-term unemployed.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|+ 1||SCOTLAND BILL [2nd allotted day]: Committee (Progress reported 28th January). [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|+ 2||FIREWORKS BILL [MONEY]: Queen's Recommendation signified. [Up to 45 minutes]|
|+ 3||WASTE MINIMISATION BILL [MONEY]: Queen's Recommendation signified. [Up to 45 minutes]|
|+ 4||PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES (LONDON) BILL [WAYS AND MEANS] [Up to 45 minutes]|
|+ 5||PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES (LONDON) BILL [MONEY]: Queen's Recommendation signified. [Up to 45 minutes]|
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Northern Ireland Grand Committee||10.30 a.m.||Room 14 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee A||10.30 a.m.
|Room 12 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee D||10.30 a.m.
|Room 11 (public)|
|4||Standing Committee E||10.30 a.m.
|Room 9 (public)|
|5||Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 5 (public)|
|6||Education and Employment||9.10 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|7||Education and Employment: Employment Sub-Committee||9.15 a.m.
|Room 16 (private)|
|8||Business Committee||9.45 a.m.||Office of the Chairman of Ways and Means (private)|
|Room 6 (private)|
|10||Culture, Media and Sport||10.15 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|11||Foreign Affairs||10.30 a.m.||Room 17 (private)|
|Room 15 (private)|
|Room 5 (private)|
|14||European Legislation||11.00 a.m.||Room 19 (private)|
|1 ||Dr Lewis Moonie (Kirkcaldy): To ask the Prime Minister, if he will make a statement on the reports and recommendations of the pay review bodies.|
|2 ||Mrs Liz Blackman (Erewash): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he will place in the Library a paper summarising the responses to the consultation exercise on the Drug Treatment and Testing Order provisions in the Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords].|
|3 ||Mr Peter Bradley (The Wrekin): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on the future of the Sugar Beet Research and Education Committee.|
|4 ||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his oral Answer of 28th January to the honourable Member for Nottingham South, concerning Iraq, to which neighbours he was referring; and what action he has taken to ascertain their view of the efficacy of bombing without the use of ground forces.|
|5 ||Mr Desmond Browne (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he proposes to set an external financing limit for the BBC Monitoring Service in 1997-98.|
|6 ||Mr Robin Corbett (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, when he will reach a decision on the establishment of a panel for consulting people about public services; and if he will make a statement.|
|7 ||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, when Civil Service Statistics 1997 will be published.|
|8 ||Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps have been taken to lift the procurement restrictions placed on the International Development Association Interim Trust Fund following the US Administration's clearance of its arrears to the tenth replenishment of the IDA.|
|9 ||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): To ask the Prime Minister, what assessment he has made of the consequences of military action against Iraq in (a) Iraq, (b) the Arab world and (c) Iran.|
Standing Committee B will meet on Tuesday 10th February at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill.
The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 3rd February at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Draft Contracting Out (Functions in relation to the Management of Crown Lands) Order 1998.
The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 3rd February at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Draft Visiting Forces and International Headquarters (Application of Law) (Amendment) Order 1998.
The Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 4th February at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Draft Consumer Credit (Increase of Monetary Limits) (Amendment) Order 1997.
The Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 4th February at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 1998 and the Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 1998.
The Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 5th February at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Draft Department of Transport (Fees) (Amendment) Order 1998.
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