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| Session 1997-98|
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|Order of Business Tuesday 7th April 1998
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* 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 Hanson (Delyn): What steps he intends to take to assist the progress of a peace settlement in the Middle East.|
|*2||Mr Stephen McCabe (Birmingham, Hall Green): What recent discussions he has had with the Turkish Government on Cyprus; and if he will make a statement.|
|*3||Mr Tom Levitt (High Peak): What plans he has to promote and expand the work of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy.|
|*4||Mr Andrew Tyrie (Chichester): If he will make a statement on the situation in Kosovo.|
|*5||Paul Flynn (Newport West): What new proposals he has to improve relations between the United Kingdom and the Baltic states.|
|*6||Mr John Home Robertson (East Lothian): If he will make a statement on progress towards stability and democracy in the former Yugoslavia.|
|*7||Mr Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire): If he will make a statement on the progress of the Middle East Peace process during the British Presidency of the European Union.|
|*8||Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden): If he will issue guidance to ambassadors to promote the creative talent of Britain.|
|*9||Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy): What steps he is taking to promote British exports.|
|*10||Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood and Ongar): If he will make a statement on current relations between the UK and Israel.|
|*11||Mr William Cash (Stone): If he will make a statement on EU enlargement following the European Conference in London on 12th March.|
|*12||Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy): What is his assessment of the current position of the peace process in the Middle East; and if he will make a statement.|
|*13||Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): What assessment he has made of the progress of weapons inspectors in Iraq since the UN Secretary General's agreement with Saddam Hussein.|
|*14||Mr Keith Hill (Streatham): What assessment he has made of progress towards democratic civilian government in Nigeria; and if he will make a statement.|
|*15||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): Pursuant to his oral Answer of 18th March, Official Report, column 1266, if he will assess the advantages of lifting the embargo on the export of pumping equipment to Iraq; and what proposals he has to assist Iraq in improving the quality of water for domestic consumption.|
|*16||Mr David Heath (Somerton and Frome): If he will publish his revised proposals for an EU code of conduct on arms sales.|
|*17||Mr Oliver Letwin (West Dorset): What systems of measurement he has introduced against which to assess the implementation of his ethical foreign policy.|
|*18||Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): If he will make a statement on his recent visit to Syria.|
|*19||Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere): If he will make a statement on progress in the Middle Eastern peace process.|
|*20||Mr Dale Campbell-Savours (Workington): When he intends to meet his United States counterparts to discuss matters relating to the Basra enclave.|
|*21||Joan Walley (Stoke-on-Trent North): What steps he is taking to promote British exports.|
|*22||Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset): If he will make a statement on UK relations with Indonesia.|
|*23||Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk): What part the Government's ethical foreign policy has played in the Strategic Defence Review.|
|*24||Mr Crispin Blunt (Reigate): What goals remain to be attained in the area of the EU CFSP under the British presidency.|
|*25||Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West and Penistone): How much the EU has contributed to support the Middle East peace process since 1993.|
|*26||Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central): What assessment he has made of the situation in Kosovo.|
|*27||Mr David Lock (Wyre Forest): What discussions he has had with representatives of Albania and Macedonia about the situation in Kosovo; and if he will make a statement.|
|*28||Mr Christopher Gill (Ludlow): If he will make reform of the CAP his priority for the Heads of Government meeting in Cardiff in June.|
|*29||Mr John Gunnell (Morley and Rothwell): What assessment he has made of the prospects for progress in the peace process in the Middle East.|
|*30||Bob Russell (Colchester): What steps he is taking to encourage the Nigerian Government to hand over to civilian rule by October this year.|
|*31||Mr David Amess (Southend West): What representations he has received on recent efforts to promote the peace process in the Middle East.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||LICENSING (AMENDMENT) [No debate]|
|Mr Paul Truswell
|2||FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP LEVY [Up to 20 minutes]|
|+ 3||NATIONAL LOTTERY BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading. [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|+ 4||NATIONAL LOTTERY BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen's recommendation signified. [No debate]|
|+ 5||DELEGATED LEGISLATION [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]|
|Mrs Ann Taylor
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Scottish Grand Committee||10.30 a.m.||Room 10 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee F||10.30 a.m.
|Room 12 (public)|
|3||First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.30 a.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|4||Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|5||Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 10 (public)|
|6||Public Administration||9.45 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|7||International Development||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|8||Environmental Audit||10.15 a.m.
|Room 19 (private)|
|9||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||10.30 a.m.||Room 6 (private)|
|10||Foreign Affairs||10.30 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|11||Welsh Affairs||11.00 a.m.
|Room 18 (private)|
|12||Social Security||3.45 p.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|13||European Legislation||4.00 p.m.||Room 19 (private)|
|14||Statutory Instruments||Immediately after the meeting
of the Joint
|Room 7 (private)|
|15||Parliamentary Privilege||10.30 a.m.||Room 4 (public)|
|16||Statutory Instruments||4.15 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the future scope of regulation by the Financial Services Authority.|
|2 ||Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the Financial Services Authority's rule-making powers.|
|3 ||Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what action he has taken on sport during the United Kingdom Presidency.|
|4 ||Ms Karen Buck (Regent's Park and Kensington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement about the future of London Lighthouse.|
|5 ||Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on passports for children.|
|6 ||Mr Lawrie Quinn (Scarborough and Whitby): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when the Local Government Staff Commission for England will be wound up.|
|7 ||Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, when he is going to consult about possible changes to the local government capital finance arrangements in Wales; and if he will make a statement.|
|8 ||Mrs Diana Organ (Forest of Dean): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, if he will make a statement about the public sector benchmarking project.|
|9 ||Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will list the membership and terms of reference of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Review Group announced on 7th July 1997; and if he will make a statement.|
|10 ||Mr Bill Etherington (Sunderland North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on his capping principles for 1998-99 and the list of authorities which he intends to designate; and if he will make a statement.|
|11 ||Mr Bill Etherington (Sunderland North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the spending plans of the (a) Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, (b) Ordnance Survey, (c) Office of Passenger Rail Franchising, (d) Office of the Rail Regulator and (e) Office of Water Services for 1998-99.|
|12 ||Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): To ask the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, as representing the Church Commissioners, if he will make a statement on the significance of the Commissioners' 1997 annual results for the wider Church.|
|13 ||Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will ask the Law Commission to review the law on fraud.|
|14 ||Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the report of the Community Fire Safety Task Force in relation to fire safety in England and Wales.|
|15 ||Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to publish a Management Statement for the Criminal Cases Review Commission.|
|16 ||Mr Phil Sawford (Kettering): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, when regulations will be made to implement the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive as it applies to the offshore oil and gas industry.|
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