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|Order of Business Tuesday 24th February 1998
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Tuesday 24 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.|
|Note: Private Business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.|
Mr Gerald Howarth
|At 2.35 p.m.|
|*1||Christine Butler (Castle Point): What proposals he has to promote the benefits of telemedicine in the NHS.|
|*2||Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire): If he will make a statement on dental services in Shropshire.|
|*3||Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): If he will make a statement on progress towards implementing the EC Directive on tobacco advertising.|
|*4||Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What steps he is taking to promote healthy styles of living amongst young women.|
|*5||Chris McCafferty (Calder Valley): What new statutory duties he intends to introduce in the NHS relating to partnership.|
|*6||Mr John Hayes (South Holland and The Deepings): If he will make a statement on the proposals for the constitution and working of the proposed primary care commissioning groups.|
|*7||Mr David Hinchliffe (Wakefield): What steps he is taking to improve public accountability in the NHS.|
|*8||Mr David Drew (Stroud): What proposals he has to improve working arrangements between health and social services prior to the report of the Royal Commission.|
|*9||Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh): What plans he has to recruit more medical staff for the NHS.|
|*10||Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North): What progress has been made in the PFI hospital building programme since 1st May.|
|*11||Mr Bill Rammell (Harlow): What changes he intends to make to the current role of NHS trusts in shaping local health care.|
|*12||Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): If he will make a statement regarding the regional availability of Aricept within the NHS.|
|*13||Ms Jenny Jones (Wolverhampton South West): What steps he plans to take to improve the monitoring of outcomes and the quality of patient care after the abolition of the NHS internal market.|
|*14||Mrs Ann Winterton (Congleton): What representations he has received regarding links between levels of dietary salt-consumption and the incidence of hypertension.|
|*15||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): What proposals he has to promote the benefits of telemedicine in the NHS.|
|*16||Mr Paul Stinchcombe (Wellingborough): What action he is taking to promote the development of primary care.|
|*17||Mr David Prior (North Norfolk): What proposals he has for community hospitals.|
|*18||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): What recent representations he has made to the World Health Organisation in relation to Iraq.|
|*19||Mr Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton): If he will make a statement on the hospital building programme under the Private Finance Initiative Scheme.|
|*20||Norman Baker (Lewes): How many asthma cases there were among children in East Sussex in the latest period for which figures are available.|
|*21||Christine Russell (City of Chester): What events his Department has sponsored to date to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the NHS.|
|*22||Mr David Stewart (Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber): What assessment he has made of the advice from the UK National Screening Committee on the introduction of a national screening programme for diabetes among high risk groups.|
|*23||Mr Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): If he will make a statement on Birmingham Health Authority's review of services.|
|*24||Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk): What recent representations he has received regarding the allocation of funds to the Suffolk Health Authority for 1998-99.|
|*25||Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What plans he has to ensure patients are seen as quickly as possible in accident and emergency units.|
|*26||Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam): What plans he has to reduce waiting lists in the next 12 months.|
|*27||Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South): What plans he has to address regional disparities in ill health as part of the Government's public health strategy.|
|*28||Julia Drown (South Swindon): If he will make a statement on Investing in Dentistry awards in Swindon.|
|*29||Mr Terry Rooney (Bradford North): What progress has been made towards developing a new NHS charter.|
|*30||Mr Neil Gerrard (Walthamstow): What representations he has received recently regarding services purchased by Redbridge and Waltham Forest District Health Authority.|
|*31||Mr Paul Tyler (North Cornwall): What plans he has in respect of rationing in the NHS.|
|*32||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): What incentives he intends to introduce for health authorities, NHS trusts and primary care groups to improve performance and efficiency.|
|*33||Mr Matthew Taylor (Truro and St Austell): If he will make a statement on the proposed NHS cuts in Cornwall.|
|*34||Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): If he will make a statement on the action his Department is taking to reduce the incidence of bed blocking in NHS hospitals.|
|*35||Judy Mallaber (Amber Valley): If he will make a statement on the differences between the current NHS internal market and the system of integrated care outlined in the NHS White Paper.|
|*36||Helen Jones (Warrington North): What action he is taking to increase the take-up of immunisation amongst people from areas of multiple disadvantage.|
|*37||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): What plans he has for boosting the role of nurses in commissioning primary care.|
|*38||Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay): What assessment he has made of progress towards meeting the objectives of the St. Vincent's Declaration in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||VOLUNTARY PERSONAL SECURITY CARDS [Up to 20 minutes]|
|Mr David Amess
|+ 2||EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS BILL: Committee. [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|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||Environmental Audit||9.15 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|6||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.
|Room 6 (private)|
|7||Deregulation||10.00 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|8||Foreign Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|9||Standards and Privileges||10.30 a.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|10||Welsh Affairs||11.00 a.m.||Room 18 (private)|
|11||Business Committee (Wales)||4.00 p.m.||Chairman of Ways and Means Office (private)|
|Room 8 (private)|
|13||Statutory Instruments||Immediately after the meeting of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments||Room 7 (private)|
|14||Parliamentary Privilege||10.30 a.m.||Room 4 (public)|
|15||Statutory Instruments||4.15 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Mr Phil Woolas (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on her plans for the Women's National Commission.|
|2 ||Mr David Kidney (Stafford): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when the Government will publish its consultation paper on Access to the Open Countryside.|
|3 ||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on the Civil Justice Council.|
|4 ||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards the recommendations of the National Heritage Committee in their Second Report of Session 1996-97 on Press Activity Affecting Court Cases (HC86).|
|5 ||Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the Government's policy towards the proposed International Criminal Court.|
|6 ||Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement about the Government's plans in respect of statistics.|
|7 ||Mr John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what financial target has been set for the London Dial-A-Ride service.|
|8 ||Helen Southworth (Warrington South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, when he will publish his consultation paper on lifelong learning; and if he will make a statement.|
|9 ||Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress he has made in ensuring that the boards of NHS trusts are more representative of the communities they serve; and how he intends to extend this principle to the boards of health authorities.|
|10 ||Mr David Hanson (Delyn): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will announce the outcome of the tender for the new export sales lead service.|
|11 ||Mr David Hanson (Delyn): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will make a statement on the outcome of the European Union Research Council on 12th February.|
|12 ||Ms Debra Shipley (Stourbridge): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what action he has taken to implement the recommendations in the SEAC Review.|
|13 ||Mr Ernie Ross (Dundee West): To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, when he intends to publish the Government's response to the report of the Scottish Committee of the National Committee into Higher Education.|
|14 ||Mr Ernie Ross (Dundee West): To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will make a statement on what measures he is taking to speed up the throughput of cases entering the children's hearing system.|
|15 ||Mr Colin Burgon (Elmet): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what financial arrangements are being made in respect of the eight NHS trusts dissolved on 1st April 1997.|
|16 ||Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he intends to publish the report from Mr J. J. Rowe QC on the Operation in 1997 of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989; and if he will make a statement on the future of the Act in the light of Mr Rowe's report.|
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