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|Order of Business Thursday 12th February 1998
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Thursday 12 February 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 Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North): What British involvement there is in the IMF rescue plans for the South East Asian economies; and if he will make a statement.|
|*2||Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne): What discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on tax harmonisation.|
|*3||Mr Chris Pond (Gravesham): If he will make a statement on his expenditure plans for the windfall levy.|
|*4||Gillian Merron (Lincoln): What his economic priorities are for the enhancement of opportunities for young people during the British Presidency.|
|*5||Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy): How many representations he has received on the proposed changes in the taxation of lawyers' fees; and if he will make a statement.|
|*6||Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): If he will make a statement on the progress of the Economic Secretary's discussions in respect of mis-selling of pensions.|
|*7||Mr John Swinney (North Tayside): What analysis he has undertaken of the impact of the current level of interest rates on the Scottish economy.|
|*8||Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire): If he will make a statement on his policy towards the taxation of trusts.|
|*9||Mr John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood): If he will raise for discussion in ECOFIN the likely compliance by other countries in the EU with the Maastricht Treaty conditions for entry into stage three of economic and monetary union.|
|*10||Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): If he will make a statement concerning his policy to reduce VAT on fuel.|
|*11||Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay): When he will announce his plans for the next phase of the housing Capital Receipts Initiative.|
|*12||Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside): What representations he has received from pensioners' organisations on his reduction in VAT on fuel.|
|*13||Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex): When he expects the review of corporate taxation to be concluded.|
|*14||Mr Stephen McCabe (Birmingham, Hall Green): What plans he has for merging the systems of personal taxation and welfare benefits.|
|*15||Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): What is the current level of receipts from the windfall tax.|
|*16||Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South): If he will make a statement on preparations for Economic and Monetary Union.|
|*17||Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What plans he has to increase the use of hypothecated taxes.|
|*18||Mrs Jacqui Lait (Beckenham): If he will make a statement on his plans for the future of independent married women's taxation.|
|*19||Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What proposals he has to use the revenues accruing from the windfall tax.|
|*20||Mr Dennis Skinner (Bolsover): What will be the impact of the Public Pay Review Bodies' recommendations on the public spending limits of 1998-99.|
|*21||Mr David Amess (Southend West): What forecasts he has made for inflation up to 2000.|
|*22||Mr Damian Green (Ashford): How many official visits to Brussels have been made by Ministers in his Department since 1st May to discuss offshore trusts.|
|*23||Mr John Hayes (South Holland and The Deepings): What representations he has received about the tax treatment of compensation awarded to former tenants of the land settlement associations.|
|*24||Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham): What assessment he has made of existing fiscal support for the family.|
|*25||Mr Ken Purchase (Wolverhampton North East): What representations he has received from pensioners' organisations on his reduction in VAT on fuel.|
|*26||Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset): What measures his Department is taking to obtain information from offshore tax havens on funds held for the benefit of United Kingdom residents.|
|*27||Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What is his policy in respect of the taxation of trusts.|
|*28||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): What recent representations have been received on the future of MIRAS.|
|*29||Mr James Plaskitt (Warwick and Leamington): What recent representations he has received from business on the European single currency.|
|*30||Jacqui Smith (Redditch): When he last met his EU counterparts to discuss the single currency.|
|*31||Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley): What estimate he has made of the extent of revenue lost through tax envasion in the last year for which figures are available.|
|*32||Mr Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton): What estimate he has made of the cumulative total tax yield to be received by the Exchequer by the end of the financial year 2001-02 from the tax changes he has so far announced since 1st May 1997.|
|*33||Mr Andrew George (St Ives): What representations he has had on future provision of Inland Revenue services in remote rural areas.|
|*34||Mr Anthony D. Wright (Great Yarmouth): What plans he has to introduce tax breaks for companies investing in research and development projects involving partnership with United Kingdom educational establishments.|
|*35||Mr James Paice (South East Cambridgeshire): What representations he has received about the tax treatment of compensation for former tenants of the Land Settlement Associations.|
|*36||Ms Hazel Blears (Salford): If he will make a statement on his policy on spending the windfall levy.|
|*37||Mr Nick Hawkins (Surrey Heath): If he will review the £50,000 limit he proposes for individual savings accounts.|
|*38||Dr Jenny Tonge (Richmond Park): What progress has been been made within the Paris Club in agreeing the terms of debt relief for Mozambique.|
|*39||Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire): What representations he has received on increasing the upper earnings limit on national insurance contributions; and if he will make a statement.|
|At 3.30 p.m||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|+ 1||SCOTLAND BILL: Committee [4th allotted day] (Progress reported 10th February). [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|+ 2||DANGEROUS DRUGS [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Straw
|+ 3||RATING AND VALUATION [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Dewar
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Standing Committee A||10.30 a.m.
|Room 12 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee B||10.30 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee D||10.30 a.m.
|Room 11 (public)|
|4||Standing Committee E||10.30 a.m.
|Room 9 (public)|
|5||Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.30 a.m.||Room 6 (public)|
|6||Education and Employment: Employment Sub-Committee||9.30 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|7||International Development||10.00 a.m.
|Room 5 (private)|
|8||Foreign Affairs: Entry Clearance Sub-Committee||10.00 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|9||Culture, Media and Sport||10.30 a.m.||Room 15 (public)|
|10||Unopposed Bills||10.30 a.m.||Room 14 (public)|
|1 ||Mr Ian Cawsey (Brigg and Goole): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what is the timescale for the transition from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting; and if he will make a statement.|
|2 ||Mr Christopher Leslie (Shipley): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement about the forthcoming Finance, Management and Policy Review of the Expert Panel on Air Quality Standards.|
|The Scottish Grand Committee will meet on Monday 2nd March at 10.30 a.m. at New Parliament House, Edinburgh.|
|The Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 18th February at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Special Grant Report (No. 28): Persons from Abroad Children's Grant (HC 478 97/98), the Special Grant Report (No. 29): Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (HC 479 97/98), the Special Grant Report (No. 30): Asylum Seekers' Accommodation (HC 480 97/98), the Special Grant Report (Scotland) for Adult Asylum Seekers' Assistance (No. 98/3) (HC 490), the Special Grant Report (Scotland) for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Children of Asylum Seekers (No. 98/4) (HC 491) and the Special Grant Report (Wales) Asylum Seekers' Accommodation (HC 457 97/98).|
|European Standing Committee B will meet on Wednesday 18th February at 10.30 a.m. to consider European Community Document OJ No. C348 relating to the Court of Auditors' Report for 1996.|
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