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Order Paper Thursday 10 July 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 39) for Thursday 10 July 1997.


No. 39 THURSDAY 10TH JULY 1997 771
ORDER PAPER

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

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

*1 Mr David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the role of a minimum wage in his welfare to work strategy.
6177
*2 Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the impact of his Budget on investment by the water utilities.
6178
*3 Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to end the cycle of boom and bust.
6179
*4 Mr David Atkinson (Bournemouth East):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on the level of VAT on tourism.
6180
*5 Mr Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will commission the National Audit Office to examine the assumptions contained within the departmental spending plans published in the Financial Statement and Budget Report 1997--98; and if he will make a statement.
6181
*6 Mr Gerald Howarth (Aldershot):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement about the proposed windfall profits tax.
6182
*7 Gillian Merron (Lincoln):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what new measures he is proposing to increase public-private partnership.
6183
*8 Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on his plans to reduce VAT on domestic fuel.
6184
*9 Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on the exchange rate; and if he will make a statement.
6185
*10 Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the representations he has received from business organisations about the windfall tax.
6186
*11 Mr Hugh Bayley (City of York):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will meet representatives of pensioners to discuss the impact of his fiscal policy.
6188
*12 Mrs Janet Dean (Burton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with businesses about the implementation of his welfare to work proposals.
6190
*13 Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the current strength of the pound.
6191
*14 Mr Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he last met the Director General of the CBI to discuss the impact of the Budget on business costs.
6192
*15 Mr Colin Breed (Cornwall South East):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on his proposals for fiscal incentives for investment in business research and development.
6193
*16 Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects the register of Government assets to be completed; and when he will publish the results.
6194
*17 Mr Dale Campbell-Savours (Workington):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he intends to introduce an annual review of the proposed PSBR by the National Audit Office.
6195
*18 Mr Roger Stott (Wigan):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how he plans to allocate the revenue from the windfall levy.
6196
*19 Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has received from exporters about the level of interest rates.
6197
*20 Mr John Cryer (Hornchurch):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has received from small business relating to levels of investment.
6198
*21 Mr David Rendel (Newbury):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on his plans to close Inland Revenue offices.
6199
*22 Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley, South):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement about his welfare to work strategy.
6200
*23 Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on his estimate of the level of the Public Sector Borrowing Requirement in the present and next financial year.
6201
*24 Mr Marsha Singh (Bradford West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has for the allocation of the revenue raised from the windfall levy.
6202
*25 Paddy Tipping (Sherwood):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on progress towards compensation for victims of pension mis-selling.
6203
*26 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what research his Department has evaluated into the impact of different levels of unemployment in Europe on the impact of the introduction of a single currency.
6204
*27 Dr Phyllis Starkey (Milton Keynes South West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement about his welfare to work strategy.
6205
*28 Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford and Southend East):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what advice he has received from the Governor of the Bank of England about the reasons for the recent increase in interest rates; and if he will make a statement.
6206
*29 Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the likely impact of his Budget on future levels of investment in the privatised utilities.
6207
*30 Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proposals he has for the forthcoming jobs summit to be held in Luxembourg in the autumn.
6208
*31 Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what new measures he is proposing to help small businesses.
6209
*32 Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to issue a mission statement for Her Majesty's Treasury.
6210
*33 Mr Alan Simpson (Nottingham South):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what further meetings he intends to have with representatives of the pensions industry to discuss the selling of pensions.
6211
*34 Mr Chris Pond (Gravesham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the assumptions he has made in his forecast for the public finances.
6212
*35 Mr Stephen Timms (East Ham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the new PFI task force will start its work.
6213
*36 Mr Fraser Kemp (Houghton and Washington East):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the assumptions underlying his forecasts for public finances.
6214
*37 Mr Howard Flight (Arundel and South Downs):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if it is his objective in transferring the regulation of banks to the new regulator to avoid regulatory issues compromising the bank's judgement in setting interest rates.
6215
*38 Mrs Liz Blackman (Erewash):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to help small businesses.
6216


AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notice of Presentation of Bill

    Mr Secretary Blunkett
          Education (Student Loans):    Bill to make further provision with respect to public sector student loans.

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

*1 FINANCE BILL:    Second Reading.
Mr To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
        After Second Reading of the Finance Bill, to move, That--
        (1) Clauses 1, 15, 17 and 19 and Schedule 1 be committed to a Committee of the whole House;
        (2) the remainder of the Bill be committed to a Standing Committee;
        (3) when the provisions of the Bill considered, respectively, by the Committee of the whole House and by the Standing Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill be proceeded with as if the Bill had been reported as a whole to the House from the Standing Committee.
2 SELECT COMMITTEES RELATED TO GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
Mrs Ann Taylor
        That, for the remainder of this Parliament, Standing Order No.152 (Select committees related to government departments) shall have effect as if, in the third column of the Table in paragraph (2), in the items relating to the Foreign Affairs Committee and to the Treasury Committee, for '11' there were substituted '12'.
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Miss Ann Widdecombe proposes to raise the subject of debt recovery practices by the Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise.

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEE
1 Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 10.30 a.m. Room 10 (public)
        To consider the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Framework Co-operation Agreement Between the European Community and its Member States and the Republic of Chile) Order 1997, the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Euro-Mediterranean Agreement Establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the Kingdom of Morocco) Order 1997 and the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Inter-Regional Framework Co-operation Agreement Between the European Community and its Member States and the Southern Common Market and its Party States) Order 1997.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 
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