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| Session 1997-98|
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|Order of Business
Tuesday 30th June 1998
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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 Christopher Gill (Ludlow): If he will visit South Shropshire to assess the effect upon the local community of proposals to reduce the range of facilities available at Kidderminster hospital.|
|*2||Mr Peter Bradley (The Wrekin): What steps he is taking to meet the dental health needs of the people of Shropshire.|
|*3||Dr Desmond Turner (Brighton, Kemptown): What action he is taking to improve patients' access to information about local hospitals' clinical performance.|
|*4||Mrs Sylvia Heal (Halesowen and Rowley Regis): What initiatives he is bringing forward to reduce the incidence of teenage smoking.|
|*5||Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset): How many patients were treated by the NHS in each of the last five years; and what was the average waiting time for hospital treatment.|
|*6||Steve Webb (Northavon): To what extent health authorities will be able to disregard the guidelines issued by the proposed National Institute for Clinical Excellence.|
|*7||Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What assessment his Department has made of the impact of the ending of tax relief on private medical insurance premiums for the over-60's on the current size of hospital waiting lists.|
|*8||Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): What targets he has set for reduction in NHS management costs by 2002.|
|*9||Dr Jenny Tonge (Richmond Park): What plans he has to ensure that capping drugs budgets in primary care groups does not give rise to rationing by GPs.|
|*10||Mr Dennis Skinner (Bolsover): When he expects there to be a downturn in hospital waiting lists; and if he will make a statement.|
|*11||Helen Jones (Warrington North): What assessment has been made by his Department of the extent of the link between money invested in drug misuse treatment and money saved from the cost of crime.|
|*12||Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle): What steps he is taking to improve access to breast cancer treatment.|
|*13||Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What extra funding he has made available for the development of drug misuse services.|
|*14||Derek Wyatt (Sittingbourne and Sheppey): If he will make a statement on progress with the PFI hospital on the Isle of Sheppey.|
|*15||Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): What action she is taking to improve patients' access to information about local hospitals' clinical performance.|
|*16||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): What progress he has made in drawing up national performance frameworks for the NHS.|
|*17||Mr Ian Stewart (Eccles): What action he is taking to reduce waiting times for breast cancer treatment.|
|*18||Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What steps he is taking to improve the management skills of senior National Health Service personnel.|
|*19||Mr Brian White (North East Milton Keynes): What plans the Government has to ban tobacco advertisements aimed at young people.|
|*20||Mr David Kidney (Stafford): If he will increase the number of training places for dental students.|
|*21||Mr Paul Truswell (Pudsey): How he will ensure GPs and other members of the primary health care team are fully involved in the development of primary care groups.|
|*22||Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): If he will make a statement on the role and degree of independence of community health councils.|
|*23||Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton): What proposals he has to increase the number of acute beds in the NHS.|
|*24||Mr Stephen Hesford (Wirral West): What assessment he has made of the impact of money invested in drug misuse treatment on the cost to public funds of crime.|
|*25||Mr David Amess (Southend West): What recent representations he has received about hospital waiting lists in Southend and Essex.|
|*26||Chris McCafferty (Calder Valley): How many NHS beds are expected to be provided through the extra money made available to the NHS from the 1998 Budget.|
|*27||Mr Chris Pond (Gravesham): How many extra NHS beds he estimates West Kent Health Authority will be able to purchase as a result of the 1998 Budget.|
|*28||Mr Michael Foster (Worcester): When he is likely to announce his decision regarding the strategic health review submitted by Worcestershire Health Authority; and if he will make a statement.|
|*29||Mr Tony Colman (Putney): What action he is taking to improve patient access to specialists in cancer treatment.|
|*30||Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley): What steps he is taking to introduce professional conduct standards for all medical staff in the NHS.|
|*31||Mr Dennis Turner (Wolverhampton South East): What was the change in the number of acute beds in the NHS between 1979 and 1997.|
|*32||Mr Matthew Taylor (Truro and St Austell): If he will make a statement on hospital and maternity provision in Cornwall.|
|*33||Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East): What plans he has to increase the number of ethnic minority appointees to health trusts.|
|*34||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): What steps he is taking to improve efficiency in NHS procurement.|
|*35||Mr Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove): How many NHS medical staff vacancies there are at present.|
|*36||Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South): If he will make a statement about the additional resources he has made available to deal with the consequences of drug misuse.|
|*37||Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak): What discussions he has had with Birmingham Health Authority about health services in Birmingham.|
|*38||Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): What action he is taking to improve patients' access to information about local hospitals' clinical performance.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||UNSOLICITED FACSIMILE MESSAGES|
|Mr Christopher Fraser [Up to 20 minutes]|
|+ 2||FINANCE (No. 2) BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]|
|Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer [Up to 45 minutes]|
|+ 3||FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]|
|Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer [Up to 45 minutes]|
|+ 4||FINANCE (No. 2) BILL: Not amended in Committee and as amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered. [Until any hour]|
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Foreign Affairs||9.30 a.m.
|Room 17 (private)|
|2||International Development||10.00 a.m.
|Room 5 (private)|
|3||Public Administration||10.00 a.m.||Room 6 (private)|
|4||Environmental Audit||10.10 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|Room 20 (private)|
|Room 18 (private)|
|7||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||10.15 a.m.
|Room 16 (private)|
|8||Home Affairs||10.15 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|9||Welsh Affairs||10.15 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|10||Trade and Industry||10.30 a.m.||Room 19 (public)|
|11||Education and Employment||3.30 p.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|12||Statutory Instruments||Immediately after the meeting of the Joint
|Room 7 (private)|
|13||Statutory Instruments||3.30 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, when the Legal Services Ombudsman intends to publish her seventh Annual Report.|
|2 ||Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what arrangements have been made to allow the New Opportunities Fund and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts to undertake preparatory work before the passage of the National Lottery Bill [Lords].|
|3 ||Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects the annual report of the Financial Services Authority to be published.|
|4 ||Ms Margaret Hodge (Barking): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when he will publish Sir Richard Eyre's report on the future of the Lyric Theatre in London.|
|5 ||Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on Railtrack's application for an order under the Transport and Works Act 1992 in respect of the Thameslink 2000 Project.|
|6 ||Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when he intends to announce the outcome of the prior options study of the Local Government Commission for England; and if he will make a statement.|
|7 ||Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, if he will make a statement on his plans for improving the delivery of public services.|
|8 ||Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will publish the figures for the United Kingdom's national holdings of civil high enriched uranuim as at 31st December 1997.|
|9 ||Dr Ian Gibson (Norwich North): 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 22nd June.|
|10 ||Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress he has made with arrangements to establish the Youth Justice Board.|
|11 ||Mr Malcolm Wicks (Croydon North): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when she intends to publish the Report by Mr J J Rowe QC on the operation during 1997 of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996; and what conclusions she has reached concerning the future of the Act in the light of Mr Rowe's report.|
|12 ||Mr Keith Darvill (Upminster): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what targets have been set for the Training and Employment Agency for Northern Ireland for the period 1998 to 2001.|
|13 ||Mr Peter Bradley (The Wrekin): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what was the outcome of the Agriculture Council held in Luxembourg on 22nd to 26th June; and if he will make a statement.|
|14 ||Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to reduce the defence estate in London.|
|15 ||Mr Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many serious offences were committed in 1997 by persons entitled to immunity.|
|16 ||Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer to the honourable Member for Rotherham of 17th November 1997, Official Report, column 72, if he will make a statement on the current status of the Challenger 2 programme.|
|17 ||Mr Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who are the United Kingdom's candidates for the next term of membership of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Union.|
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