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Order of Business Friday 6th February 1998

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Friday 6 February 1998.

Notes:
* 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
 
        Note: If proceedings on the first Bill end before 2.30 p.m., the second Bill and, possibly, subsequent Bills may be debated in the time remaining. After 2.30 p.m., only those Bills which are unopposed may make further progress.
1   ENERGY EFFICIENCY BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr John Burnett
2   EMPLOYMENT (AGE DISCRIMINATION IN ADVERTISEMENTS) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Ms Linda Perham
3   ENERGY CONSERVATION (HOUSING) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Clive Efford
4   LEAD IN PAINT (HEALTH AND SAFETY) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Ms Melanie Johnson
5   SCHOOL CHILDREN'S CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR (VALUE ADDED TAX) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Tim Loughton
6   WARM HOMES AND ENERGY CONSERVATION (FIFTEEN YEAR PROGRAMME) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mrs Linda Gilroy
7   LABELLING OF PRODUCTS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Vernon Coaker
8   CHRONICALLY SICK AND DISABLED PERSONS (AMENDMENT) BILL [LORDS]:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Paul Burstow
9   ACQUISITION AND POSSESSION OF AIR WEAPONS (RESTRICTION) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Dr Nick Palmer
10   COMMUNITY CARE (RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION) BILL:    Third Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Marsha Singh
11   COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS (WIND CHILL FACTOR) BILL:    Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [23rd January].
     And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time:--
Member in Charge:    Mr Nigel Evans
12   REFORM OF QUARANTINE REGULATIONS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr David Amess
+  13   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mrs Ann Taylor
        That, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Community documents), the Speaker shall--
        (1) at the sitting on Wednesday 11th February put the Questions on any Motions in the name of Mr Secretary Davies relating to Local Government Finance (Wales) not later than Seven o'clock;
        (2) at the sitting on Wednesday 18th February put the Questions on any Motions in the name of Secretary Harriet Harman relating to Social Security and Pensions not later than Ten o'clock; and
        (3) at the sitting on Thursday 19th February put the Questions on any Motions in the name of Mr Secretary Dewar relating to Local Government Finance (Scotland) and Housing (Scotland) not later than Seven o'clock.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
14   ADJOURNMENT
 
        Proposed subject: Health services in Solihull     (Mr John M. Taylor)
        Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).

Written Questions tabled on Thursday 5th February for answer today++
 
1  
  
Mr Joe Ashton (Bassetlaw):    To ask the Chairman of the Administration Committee, if the Committee has yet reviewed the current regulations on use of House of Commons post paid envelopes and stationery referred to in Early Day Motion 597 (Conduct of the honourable Member for Bassetlaw and use of House of Commons post paid envelopes); and if she will make a statement.
(28632)
2  
  
Mr Stephen Timms (East Ham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the future of the London Stock Exchange's role as the competent authority for listing.
(28633)
3  
  
Mr Stephen Timms (East Ham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the tax treatment of transactions in futures and options designed to produce a guaranteed return.
(28677)
4  
  
Mr Chris Pond (Gravesham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has to change the number of waiting days for jobseeker's allowance.
(28887)
5  
  
Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the latest military situation in the Gulf.
(28888)

MEMORANDUM
SCOTTISH GRAND COMMITTEE

Notices of Questions for oral answer on Monday 2nd March may be given on Monday 16th February.


 
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