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Order Paper Wednesday 18 June 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 23) for Wednesday 18 June 1997.


No. 23 WEDNESDAY 18TH JUNE 1997 401
ORDER PAPER

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Business to be taken before Questions

1    ADJOURNMENT

    The Prime Minister
          That this House do now adjourn.

Subjects proposed to be raised on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House:

    9.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Mr Dafydd Wigley Industrial location policy of the Welsh Development Agency.
    11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Mr Keith Hill Implementation of the Dayton Agreement on Bosnia.
    12.30 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Mr Andrew Tyrie Eastward enlargement of the European Union.
    1.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. Mr Michael Clapham Asbestos imports.
    1.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. Mr Tony Baldry Funding of Oxfordshire Health Authority

          The Motion for the Adjournment of the House will lapse at Two o'clock and the sitting will be suspended until half-past Two o'clock, pursuant to Standing Order No. 10.

* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer
Questions marked thus
[R] indicate that a relevant registered interest has been declared

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Questions to the Prime Minister will start not later than 3 p.m.

*1 Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what plans he has for the development of mental health services in North Gwent.
2594
*2 Mr Nick St. Aubyn (Guildford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what estimate his Department has made of the number of manual jobs in the Welsh clothing industry which would be lost as a result of the introduction of a minimum wage of £4 per hour.
2595
*3 Dr John Marek (Wrexham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will list the proposed powers for the Welsh Assembly.
2596
*4 Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what representations he has received on the question to be put to the Welsh local government electors as proposed in the Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill.
2597
*5 Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on his Department's current budget for the level of public spending for the present and next financial year.
2598
*6 Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what proposals he has to attract more inward investment into Wales.
2599
*7 Mr Alan W. Williams (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on his plans for the future operation of the Welsh Development Agency.
2600
*8 Mr Don Touhig (Islwyn):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what are his proposals for post-16 education in Wales.
2601
*9 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what new proposals he has to widen opportunity in education in Wales.
2602
*10 Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of the running costs of NHS trusts in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
2603
*11 Mr Jonathan Sayeed (Mid Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what action he is taking to encourage new jobs in small businesses in Wales.
2604
*12 Mr Allan Rogers (Rhondda):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what plans he has to increase the resources for local authority housing repair grants.
2605
*13 Mr Lembit O≠pik (Montgomeryshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on community hospitals and ambulance service provision in Wales.
2606
*14 Mr Ieuan Wyn Jones (Ynys Mon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what representations he has received on the starting date of the A55 improvements across Anglesey.
2607
*15 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on the representation of Monmouthshire in a devolved Welsh Assembly.
2608
*16 Mr Michael Connarty (Falkirk East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on his economic priorities for Wales.
2609
*17 Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of a Welsh Assembly; and if the cost will be met from the existing Welsh Office Vote.
2610
*18 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on the effects of the single currency and the convergence criteria on public services in Wales.
2611
*19 Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what plans he has to visit North Wales to discuss health issues.
2612
*20 Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what estimate he has made of the number of jobs that will be lost in Wales as a result of increased employment costs arising from the minimum wage and Social Chapter.
2613
*21 Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on the future of GP fundholding in Wales.
2614
*22 Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede and Weybridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, when the white paper on devolution for Wales is to be published.
2615
*23 Mr Charles Kennedy (Ross, Skye and Inverness West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will assess the implications of the outcome of the Inter-Governmental Conference for Welsh agriculture; and if he will make a statement.
2616
*24 Mr Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement as to the allocation of ministerial reponsibilities for environmental and rural matters.
2617
*25 Mrs Eleanor Laing (Epping Forest):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what action he is taking to encourage more small businesses to set up in Wales.
2618
*26 Mr Donald Anderson (Swansea East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he proposes to reduce the current economic regional imbalance in Wales.
2619
*27 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement on the benefits of angling to the Welsh economy.
2620
*28 Mr Richard Livsey (Brecon and Radnorshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of when the export ban on beef from Wales to the EU and world markets will be lifted.
2621
*29 Mr Robert Walter (North Dorset):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps the Government is taking to encourage more investment from foreign firms in Wales.
2622
*30 Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what changes he plans to make to education in Wales.
2623

Questions to the Prime Minister will start not later than 3 p.m.

*Q1 Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Prime Minister, what plans he has to visit North Wiltshire.
2574
*Q2 Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2575
*Q3 Dr John Marek (Wrexham):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2576
*Q4 Mr Michael Connarty (Falkirk East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2577
*Q5 Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2578
*Q6 Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2579
*Q7 Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will discuss with President Clinton the consequences for policy in relation to approaching the UN to lift sanctions against Libya of the acquittal of Juval Aviv by an American court.
2580
*Q8 Mr Fraser Kemp (Houghton and Washington East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2581
*Q9 Mr George Stevenson (Stoke on Trent South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2582
*Q10 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2583
*Q11 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2584
*Q12 Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2585
*Q13 Mr Nick Harvey (North Devon):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2586
*Q14 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire):    To ask the Prime Minister, what are his plans for reducing the number of quangos.
2587
*Q15 Caroline Flint (Don Valley):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2588
*Q16 Dr Brian Mawhinney (North West Cambridgshire):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2589
*Q17 Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2590
*Q18 Mrs Ann Winterton (Congleton):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2591
*Q19 Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2592
*Q20 Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th June.
2593


AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notices of Presentation of Bills

1    Mr Michael Foster (Worcester)

          Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs):    Bill to make provision for the protection of wild mammals from being pursued, killed or injured by the use of dogs; and for connected purposes.

2    Dr Julian Lewis

          Mental Health (Amendment):    Bill to amend the Mental Health Act 1983 to provide greater access to hospital accommodation for mentally ill people; and for connected purposes.

3    Mrs Teresa Gorman

          Referendum (English Parliament):    Bill to make provision for the holding of a referendum in England on the establishment and tax-varying powers of an English Parliament.

4    Sir George Young

          Private Hire Vehicles (London):    Bill to provide for the licensing and regulation of private hire vehicles, and drivers and operators of such vehicles, within the Metropolitan Police District and the City of London; and for connected purposes.

5    Mr Cynog Dafis

          Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets):    Bill to make further provision for road traffic reduction targets; and for related purposes.

6    Mr John Burnett

          Energy Efficiency:    Bill to make further provision for energy efficiency.

7    Mr Chris Pond

          Employment of Children:    Bill to make further provision for the protection of persons in employment under the upper limit of school age, by restricting hours of employment, especially on Sundays, and by other means.

8    Mr Nigel Evans

          Cold Weather Payments (Wind Chill Factor):    Bill to provide that wind chill factor is taken into account in the calculation of cold weather payments; and for connected purposes.

9    Ms Linda Perham

          Employment (Age Discrimination in Advertisements):    Bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of age in the advertising of employment vacancies.

10    Mr Richard Shepherd

          Public Interest Disclosure:    Bill to protect individuals who make certain disclosures of information in the public interest; to allow such individuals to bring action in respect of victimisation; and for connected purposes.

11    Mr Mike Hall

          Breeding and Sale of Dogs:    Bill to amend and extend certain enactments regulating the breeding and sale of dogs; to regulate the welfare of dogs kept in breeding establishments; to extend powers of inspection; to establish records of dogs kept at such establishments; and for connected purposes.

2    Mr Roger Berry

          Disability Rights Commission:    Bill to establish a Disability Rights Commission to make recommendations on legislation to achieve comprehensive and enforceable civil rights for disabled people; and for connected purposes.

13    Mr Andrew Lansley, on behalf of Mr Michael Trend

          Chamber of Commerce (Protection of Title):    Bill to control the use of the title 'Chamber of Commerce' and related titles; and for connected purposes.

14    Mr Marsha Singh

          Community Care (Residential Accommodation):    Bill to restrict the amount of a person's capital which may be taken into account by a local authority in determining whether he should be provided with residential accommodation that would be, or would be treated as, provided under Part III of the National Assistance Act 1948.

15    Oona King

          Local Authority Tenders:    Bill to amend the law in respect of non-commercial matters to which local authorities may have regard in awarding contracts; and for connected purposes.

16    Mr Piers Merchant

          Waste Prevention:    Bill to enable certain local authorities to make arrangements to minimise the generation of waste in their areas.

17    Mr Ben Bradshaw

          Pesticides:    Bill to amend the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 in respect of the power to make regulations concerning pesticides and in respect of the enforcement of provisions relating to the control of pesticides.

18    Mr Clive Efford

          Energy Conservation (Housing):    Bill to make further provision for energy conservation related to housing; and for connected purposes.

19    Mrs Linda Gilroy

          Fireworks:    Bill to make further provision about fireworks and other explosives.

20    Mr Dennis Turner

          Weights and Measures (Beer and Cider):    Bill to amend the law of weights and measures in relation to measures of beer and cider; and for connected purposes.

AT TEN O'CLOCK

Notice of Motion

    The Prime Minister
          Business of the House:    That, at this day's sitting, the Firearms (Amendment) Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.
          To be moved after the interruption of business at Ten o'clock and to be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15.

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

*1 FIREARMS (AMENDMENT) BILL:    Committee [Progress, 16th June.]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Remaining stages may also be taken.


COMMITTEES
SELECT COMMITTEES
    
1 Modernisation of the House of Commons 9.30 a.m. Room 21 (private)
2 Selection 4.15 p.m. Room 13 (private)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 
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