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No. 41 MONDAY 14TH JULY 1997 849
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

Questions to the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, as representing the Church Commissioners, and to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission will start not later than 3.20 p.m.

*1 Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to establish an internal advisory group on the health of Gulf War veterans.
6507
*2 Mr Hugh Bayley (City of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement about recruitment to the armed forces.
6508
*3 Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford and Southend East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the future of the Horseshoe Barracks in Shoeburyness.
6509
*4 Mr Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the future of the Trident programme.
6510
*5 Mrs Liz Blackman (Erewash):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on progress towards NATO enlargement.
6511
*6 Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects to have completed his strategic defence review; and if he will make a statement.
6512
*7 Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last met representatives from the Gulf War Veterans Association to discuss Gulf War Syndrome.
6513
*8 Mr Julian Brazier (Canterbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Armed Forces Pay Review Body on the subject of rents for married quarters.
6514
*9 Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on current expenditure on the defence procurement budget.
6515
*10 Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the joint projects currently undertaken with the French armed forces; and if he will make a statement.
6516
*11 Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what representations he has received in respect of his policy on anti-personnel landmines.
6517
*12 Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the future of the Eurofighter.
6518
*13 Mr Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what measures are being taken to facilitate joint training, interoperability and other harmonisation measures between United Kingdom forces and countries which are applicants for NATO membership.
6519
*14 Mr Andrew Lansley (South Cambridgeshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the funding by (a) his Department, (b) other Government departments and (c) British aerospace companies this year and in each of the following two years for the Foresight Action programme.
6520
*15 Mr David Winnick (Walsall North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the Government's policy on the length of stay of British forces in Bosnia.
6521
*16 Christine Russell (City of Chester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the action taken by his Department in respect of anti-personnel landmines.
6522
*17 Mr Crispin Blunt (Reigate):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of how satisfactorily troops established, trained and equipped for peace-keeping operations can be adapted for high intensity conflict.
6523
*18 Mr Michael Colvin (Romsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the estimated cost of the Strategic Defence Review; and if he will make a statement.
6524
*19 Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement about progress on the joint services command and staff college.
6525
*20 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if the Royal Air Force has correctly been applying its rule in respect of a deceased pilot not being found guilty of negligence unless there is absolutely no doubt whatsoever of his responsibility for a fatal accident.
6526
*21 Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what action his Department is taking to improve the rate of retention in the armed forces.
6527
*22 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of proposals to allow women to serve in a front-line role in the infantry.
6528
*23 Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether decisions announced at the end of his defence review in respect of (a) Eurofighter aircraft, (b) the Trident submarine programme and (c) Nimrod 2000 will also be subject to the outcome of the Government's fundamental expenditure review.
6529
*24 Mr Andrew F. Bennett (Denton and Reddish):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, to what extent he expects his Department's land holding in the United Kingdom to change in the next 12 months.
6530
*25 Mr Robert Key (Salisbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, where and when he will publish factual material on the activities of his Department and the armed services which is usually contained in the statement on the Defence Estimates.
6531
*26 Mr Tony Colman (Putney):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on funding for the Territorial Army Voluntary Reserve.
6532
*27 Mr Alan Keen (Feltham and Heston):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on his proposals for production of Eurofighter.
6533
*28 Mr Eric Forth (Bromley and Chislehurst):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the implications for the purchase of the Eurofighter for the Royal Air Force of the outcomes of (a) the defence review and (b) the Government's fundamental expenditure review.
6534
*29 Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what representations he has received concerning procurement of aircraft for the Royal Air Force.
6535
*30 Mr Norman A. Godman (Greenock and Inverclyde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last met representatives of commercial fishermen's organisations to discuss matters relating to the passage of NATO submarines through traditional fishing grounds.
6536
*31 Mr Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects the final in-service date for the Trident fleet to be announced.
6537
*32 Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on progress towards NATO enlargement.
6538
*33 Mr Peter Viggers (Gosport):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what action he has taken to improve the efficiency of the defence medical services.
6539
*34 Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the current training capacity of the British armed forces.
6540
*35 Mr Chris Mullin (Sunderland South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he next expects to meet members of the Indonesian armed forces to discuss defence exports; and if he will make a statement.
6541

Questions to the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, as representing the Church Commissioners, and to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission will start not later than 3.20 p.m.

*36 Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, if he will make a statement on the annual amount and proportion of the Church Commissioners' revenue allocated to clergy stipends and pensions.
6500
*37 Mr Simon Hughes (North Southwark and Bermondsey):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, what are the policies of the Commissioners for maximising the investment income of the Church of England.
6501
*38 Mr Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, what is the policy of the Church Commissioners in respect of ethical investments.
6502
*39 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, what new proposals he has to improve the finances of the Church of England in relation to pensions.
6503
*40 Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission, what are the staffing implications for the National Audit Office of its role in validating the Chancellor's economic assumptions.
6504
*41 Mr Peter Viggers (Gosport):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, what proposals the Church Commissioners have to change the amount of resources committed to bishops' residences.
6505
*42 Mr Hugh Bayley (City of York):    To ask the Right honourable Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, if he will make a statement about the Church Commissioners' policy on public access to Hagg Wood, near York.
6506


AT TEN O'CLOCK

Notice of Motion

    The Prime Minister
          Business of the House:    That, at this day's sitting, the National Health Service (Private Finance) Bill [Lords] 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 FINANCE BILL (ALLOCATION OF TIME)
Mrs Ann Taylor
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
        That the following provisions shall apply to the remaining proceedings on the Finance Bill:--
Committee of the whole House
        1.--(1) The proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in two allotted days.
        (2) The proceedings to be taken on each of those days shall be as shown in the second column, and shall be brought to a conclusion at the times specified in the third column, of the following Table:--

    TABLE

      Allotted day
    ProcedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings

      First day
    Clause 1
    Clause 15
    7:00 p.m.
    10:00 p.m.

      Second day
    Clause 17
    Clause 19
    7:00 p.m.
    10:00 p.m.
          (3) When the Order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a Committee on the Bill, the Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any Question and the House shall resolve itself into a Committee forthwith whether or not notice of an instruction to the Committee has been given; and Standing Order No. 66 (Committee of the whole House on bill) shall not apply.
          (4) No Motion shall be made as to the order in which proceedings are to be considered in Committee of the whole House.
          (5) Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to the proceedings to which this paragraph applies.
    Standing Committee
          2.--(1) The Standing Committee to which the remainder of the Bill is allocated shall report the Bill not later than 23rd July.
          (2) The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.
          (3) Proceedings in the Standing Committee on 23rd July may continue until Ten o'clock whether or not the House is adjourned before that time, and if the House is adjourned before those proceedings have been brought to a conclusion, the Standing Committee shall report the Bill to the House on 24th July.
    Report and Third Reading
          3.--(1) Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be completed in two allotted days and shall be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock on the second of those days.
          (2) The Third Reading may be proceeded with at the conclusion of the proceedings on consideration, notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the interval between stages of a Bill brought in on Ways and Means resolutions.
    Business Committee
          4.--(1) For the purposes of Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) paragraph 3 of this Order shall be taken to allot to the proceedings on consideration such part of the allotted days as the Resolution of the Business Committee may determine.
          (2) The Business Committee shall report to the House its Resolution as to the proceedings on consideration of the Bill, and as to the allocation of time between those proceedings and proceedings on Third Reading, not later than 25th July.
          (3) Any resolution of the Business Committee may be varied by a further Report of the Committee under Standing Order No. 82, whether before or after the date on which the Committee is to report under this paragraph and whether or not that Resolution has been agreed to by the House.
          (4) No Motion shall be made as to the order in which proceedings are to be taken on consideration, but the Resolutions of the Business Committee may include alterations to that order.
    Procedure in Standing Committee
          5.--(1) At a sitting of the Standing Committee at which any proceedings on the Bill are to be brought to a conclusion under a Resolution of the Business Sub-Committee, the Chairman shall not adjourn the Committee under any Order relating to the sittings of the Committee until those proceedings have been brought to a conclusion.
          (2) No Motion shall be made in the Standing Committee relating to the sitting of the Committee except by a Minister of the Crown, and the Chairman shall permit a brief explanatory statement from the Member who moves, and from a Member who opposes, the Motion, and shall then put the Question thereon.
          (3) No Motion shall be made as to the order in which proceedings are to be considered in the Standing Committee, but the Resolutions of the Business Sub-Committee may include alterations in that order.
    Report of proceedings in Committee
          6. On the conclusion of the proceedings in any Committee on the Bill, the Chairman shall report such of the Bill's provisions as were committed (or re-committed) to that Committee to the House without putting any Question.
    Dilatory Motions
          7. No dilatory Motion with respect to, or in the course of proceedings on, the Bill shall be made in the Standing Committee or on an allotted day except by a Minister of the Crown; and the Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.
    Exempted business
          8. On an allotted day paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) shall not apply by virtue of paragraph (a) of that paragraph to any proceedings on the Bill after the conclusion of all the proceedings on the Bill which, under this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee, are to be brought to a conclusion on that day.
    Private business
          9.--(1) Any private business which has been set down for consideration at Seven o'clock on an allotted day shall, instead of being considered as provided by Standing Orders, be considered at the conclusion of the proceedings on the Bill on that day.
          (2) Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) shall apply to the private business for a period of three hours from the conclusion of the proceedings on the Bill or, if those proceedings are concluded before Ten o'clock, for a period equal to the time elapsing between Seven o'clock and the conclusion of those proceedings.
    Conclusion of proceedings
          10. For the purpose of bringing to a conclusion any proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion at a time appointed by this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee or the Business Sub-Committee and which have not previously been brought to a conclusion, the Chairman or the Speaker shall forthwith put the following Questions (but no others)--
        (a) any Question already proposed from the Chair;
        (b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed (including, in the case of a new Clause or new Schedule which has been read a second time, whether before the time so appointed or in pursuance of paragraph (a), the Question that the Clause or Schedule, or the Clause or Schedule as amended, be added to the Bill);
        (c) the Question on any amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;
        (d) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded;
      and on a Motion so made for a new Clause or new Schedule, the Chairman or the Speaker shall put only the Question that the Clause or Schedule be added to the Bill.
          11.--(1) Proceedings under paragraph 10 of this Order shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.
          (2) If an allotted day is one on which a Motion for the adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration) would, apart from this Order, stand over to Seven o'clock and proceedings to which this Order applies have begun before that time--
        (a) that Motion shall stand over until the conclusion of any proceedings on the Bill which, under this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee, are to be brought to a conclusion at or before that time;
        (b) the bringing to a conclusion of any proceedings on the Bill which, under this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee, are to be brought to a conclusion after that time shall be postponed for a period equal to the duration of the proceedings on that Motion.
          (3) If an allotted day is one to which a Motion for the adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 stands over from an earlier day, the bringing to a conclusion of any proceedings on the Bill which, under this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee, are to be brought to a conclusion on that day shall be postponed for a period equal to the duration of the proceedings on that Motion.
    Supplemental Orders
          12.--(1) The proceedings on any Motion made in the House by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order (including anything which might have been the subject of a report of the Business Committee or the Business Sub-Committee) shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after they have been commenced.
          (2) Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) shall apply to those proceedings.
          (3) If on an allotted day on which any proceedings on the Bill are to be brought to a conclusion at a time appointed by this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before that time no notice shall be required of a Motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order.
    Saving
          13. Nothing in this Order or a Resolution of the Business Committee or the Business Sub-Committee shall--
        (a) prevent any proceedings to which the Order or Resolution applies from being taken or completed earlier than is required by the Order or Resolution; or
        (b) prevent any business (whether on the Bill or not) from being proceeded with on any day after the completion of all such proceedings on the Bill as are to be taken on that day.
    Recommittal
          14.--(1). References in this Order to proceedings on consideration or proceedings on Third Reading include references to proceedings at those stages respectively, for, on or in consequence of, recommittal.
          (2) On an allotted day no debate shall be permitted on any Motion to recommit the Bill (whether as a whole or otherwise), and the Speaker shall put forthwith any Question necessary to dispose of the Motion, including the Question on any amendment moved to the Question.
    Interpretation
          15. In this Order--
            "allotted day" means any day (other than a Friday) on which the Bill is put down as first Government Order of the Day, provided that a Motion for allotting time to the proceedings on the Bill to be taken on that day either has been agreed on a previous day, or is set down for consideration on that day;
            "the Bill" means the Finance Bill;
            "Resolution of the Business Committee" means a Resolution of the Business Committee as agreed to by the House; and
            "Resolution of the Business Sub-Committee" means a Resolution of the Business Sub-Committee as agreed to by the Standing Committee.
            The Speaker will put any Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the above Motion not more than three hours after their commencement, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83.
    *2 NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE (PRIVATE FINANCE) BILL [LORDS]:    Second Reading.
    Mr Simon Hughes
    Dr Peter Brand
    Dr Evan Harris
    Mr Paul Burstow
    Mrs Jackie Ballard
    Mr Richard Allan
          That this House declines to give a second reading to the National Health Service (Private Finance) Bill on the grounds that the Bill will lead to new hospitals being provided on the basis of commercial profitability rather than local health need and to the privatisation of clinical services unless specifically excluded and that the Bill does not provide for any form of public consultation to gauge local support for any PFI scheme and does not establish a secure method of funding both for the hospitals which are currently considering PFI schemes and all the others which have not already done so.
    For Amendments, see separate Paper.

    Remaining stages may also be taken.
     
    3 LEGAL AID AND ADVICE
    Mr Geoffrey Hoon
          That the draft Legal Advice and Assistance (Scope) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1997, which were laid before this House on 19th June, be approved.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    4 EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
    Mr Secretary Cook
          That 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, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    5 EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
    Mr Secretary Cook
          That 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, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    6 EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
    Mr Secretary Cook
          That 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, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    7 INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION AND DEVELOPMENT
    Mr Secretary Dewar
          That the draft Scottish Seed Potato Development Council (Dissolution) Order 1997, which was laid before this House on 24th June, be approved.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    8 AGRICULTURE
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Tim Collins, Mr Andrew George, Mr John Hayes, Mr Alan Hurst, Ms Fiona Jones, Ms Sally Keeble, Mr Peter Luff, Mr Paul Marsden, Mr Austin Mitchell, Mrs Diana Organ and Mr Mark Todd be members of the Agriculture Committee.
    9 DEFENCE
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Crispin Blunt, Mr Julian Brazier, Mr Menzies Campbell, Mr Jamie Cann, Mr Harry Cohen, Mr Michael Colvin, Mr Bruce George, Mr Jimmy Hood, Mr John McWilliam, Laura Moffatt and Ms Dari Taylor be members of the Defence Committee.
    10 EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Ms Candy Atherton, Charlotte Atkins, Mr Joe Benton, Mr Graham Brady, Yvette Cooper, Mr Cynog Dafis, Valerie Davey, Caroline Flint, Mr Derek Foster, Mr Don Foster, Mr John Healey, Ms Margaret Hodge, Mrs Eleanor Laing, Judy Mallaber, Mrs Theresa May, Mr Nick St. Aubyn and Mr Gerry Steinberg be members of the Education and Employment Committee.
    11 ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL AFFAIRS
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Andrew F. Bennett, Mr Tom Brake, Christine Butler, Mr John Cummings, Mr Stephen Day, Mr Brian H. Donohoe, Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Howard Flight, Mr Clifford Forsythe, Mr James Gray, Mr Bill O'Brien, Mr Bill Olner, Mr Eric Pickles, Mr George Stevenson, Mr Graham Stringer and Dr Alan Whitehead be members of the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee.
    12 HEALTH
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr John Austin, Dr Peter Brand, Mr Peter Brooke, Julia Drown, Mr John Gunnell, Mr David Hinchliffe, Ann Keen, Mr Andrew Lansley, Dr Howard Stoate, Mr Robert Syms and Audrey Wise be members of the Health Committee.
    13 INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Dennis Canavan, Ann Clwyd, Ms Barbara Follett, Mr Bernie Grant, Mr Piara S. Khabra, Ms Oona King, Mrs Tess Kingham, Mr Andrew Robathan, Mr Andrew Rowe, Dr Jenny Tonge and Mr Bowen Wells be members of the International Development Committee.
    14 NATIONAL HERITAGE
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Michael Fabricant, Mr Ronnie Fearn, Mr Christopher Fraser, Mrs Llin Golding, Mr Damian Green, Mr Gerald Kaufman, Mr Alan Keen, Mr John Maxton, Mr Roger Stott, Ms Claire Ward and Derek Wyatt be members of the National Heritage Committee.
    15 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr David Atkinson, Mr Nigel Beard, Dr Michael Clark, Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas, Dr Ian Gibson, Lynne Jones, Mr Nigel Jones, Dr Ashok Kumar, Mrs Caroline Spelman, Mr Desmond Turner and Mr Alan W. Williams be members of the Science and Technology Committee.
    16 SCOTTISH AFFAIRS
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mrs Irene Adams, Mr Peter Atkinson, Miss Anne Begg, Mr Eric Clarke, Mr John McAllion, Rosemary McKenna, Mr David Marshall, Mr Michael Moore, Mr David Stewart, Mr Desmond Swayne and Mr Andrew Welsh be members of the Scottish Affairs Committee.
    17 SOCIAL SECURITY
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Ms Karen Buck, Mr Nick Gibb, Ms Patricia Hewitt, Miss Julie Kirkbride, Mr Archy Kirkwood, Mr Edward Leigh, Siobhain McDonagh, Mr Chris Pond, Mr Frank Roy, Ms Gisela Stuart and Mr Malcolm Wicks be members of the Social Security Committee.
    18 TRADE AND INDUSTRY
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr Tony Baldry, Mr Roger Berry, Mr John Butterfill, Mr Jim Cunningham, Mr Alan Johnson, Mr Bob Laxton, Gillian Merron, Mr Alasdair Morgan, Mr Martin O'Neill, Mr David Prior and Joan Walley be members of the Trade and Industry Committee.
    19 WELSH AFFAIRS
    Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
          That Mr John Bercow, Mr Martin Caton, Paul Flynn, Mr Ieuan Wyn Jones, Mr Martyn Jones, Ms Jackie Lawrence, Mr Richard Livsey, Ms Julie Morgan, Mr Owen Paterson, Mr Gareth Thomas and Mrs Betty Williams be members of the Welsh Affairs Committee.
          On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mrs Jackie Ballard proposes to raise the subject of housing benefit.

    COMMITTEES
    SELECT COMMITTEES
    1 Modernisation of the House of Commons 6.00 p.m. Room 21 (private)
    2 Selection 7.00 p.m. Room 13 (private)

    [The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

     
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