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Order of Business Friday 13th March 1998

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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   WILD MAMMALS (HUNTING WITH DOGS) BILL:    As amended in the Standing Committee, to be further considered.
     Another Clause (Power to amend)--(Mr Peter Luff)--brought up, and read the first time, as follows:--
     `.--(1) The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument amend any of the provisions of sections 1 and 8 to 13 so as to reduce the activities prohibited by section 1 or the powers and penalties in respect of any offence.
     (2) An order under subsection (1) shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by, each House of Parliament.'
 
     Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time;
 Kate Hoey
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Lembit O­pik
 
        On Third Reading of the Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill, to move, That this House declines to give a Third Reading to the Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill because of its disproportionate impact on individual liberty, the environment, the economy and the social life of rural areas and its adverse impact on animal welfare, and because of its failure to allow for the possibility of securing a compromise between the competing viewpoints based on the licensing of hunts.
 Sir Nicholas Lyell
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr David Maclean
 
        On Third Reading of the Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill, to move, That this House declines to give a Third Reading to the Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill because of its disproportionate impact on individual liberty, the environment, the economy and the social life of rural areas and its adverse impact on animal welfare.
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
                              Member in Charge:    Mr Michael Foster (Worcester)
2   WATER CHARGES (AMENDMENT) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Colin Breed
3   ELECTIONS (VISUALLY IMPAIRED VOTERS) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Paul Burstow
4   CHRONICALLY SICK AND DISABLED PERSONS (AMENDMENT) BILL [LORDS]:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Paul Burstow
5   WELFARE OF BROILER CHICKENS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Bill Etherington
6   SCHOOL ABSENTEEISM BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Harry Cohen
7   COMPANIES (MILLENNIUM COMPUTER COMPLIANCE) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr David Atkinson
8   REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE (AMENDMENT) BILL:    Second Reading.ĖMember in Charge:    Mr Harry BarnesĖ
9   REFORM OF QUARANTINE REGULATIONS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr David Amess
10   PROHIBITION OF BULL BARS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Richard Spring
11   VOLUNTARY PERSONAL SECURITY CARDS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr David Amess
+  12   WASTE MINIMISATION BILL [MONEY]:    Queen's Recommendation signified.    [Up to 45 minutes]
 Dawn Primarolo
        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Waste Minimisation Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums which under any other enactment are payable out of money so provided.
        The Speaker will put the question not later than 45 minutes after the start of proceedings (Standing Order No. 52(1)(b)).
+  13   PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES (LONDON) BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]    [Up to 45 minutes]
 Dawn Primarolo
        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Bill, it is expedient to authorise--
        (1) the charging of fees payable by the holders of licences granted under the Act;
        (2) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.
        The Speaker will put the question not later than 45 minutes after the start of proceedings (Standing Order No. 52(1)(b)).
+  14   PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES (LONDON) BILL [MONEY]:    Queen's Recommendation signified.    [Up to 45 minutes]
 Dawn Primarolo
        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State which is attributable to the Act.
        The Speaker will put the question not later than 45 minutes after the start of proceedings (Standing Order No. 52(1)(b)).
At the end of the sitting:
15   ADJOURNMENT:
 
        Proposed Subject:    Paper pulp spreading on agricultural land (Helen Jackson).
        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 12th March for answer today++
1  
  
Mr Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what plans she has for the Council for Science and Technology.
(34934)
2  
  
Mr Andrew Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how release dates of prisoners who are repatriated from abroad are calculated.
(34935)
3  
  
Rosemary McKenna (Cumbernauld and Kilsyth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will list the occasions when Scottish Office Ministers have been members of Government delegations at meetings with (a) EU institutions and (b) EU member states' governments.
(34936)

MEMORANDUM
Northern Ireland Grand Commmittee
    Applications for an Adjournment Debate for the sitting of the Northern Ireland Grand Committee on Thursday 26th March 1998 should be submitted to Madam Speaker's office by 10.00 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is the earlier) on Wednesday 18th March 1998.
    The Ballot will take place on Thursday 19th March 1998.

 
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