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|Order of Business Wednesday 25th November 1998
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Wednesday 25 November 1998.
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|At 9.30 a.m.||Prayers|
|1||ADJOURNMENT [Until 2.00 p.m.]|
|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 Bernard Jenkin||Tourism.|
|11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.||Mr George Galloway||Crisis in the Gulf.|
|12.30 p.m. - 1.00 p.m.||Mr Matthew Taylor||The 1999 eclipse: assistance to Cornwall.|
|1.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.||Dr Desmond Turner||National Park status for the South Downs.|
|1.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.||Mr Mark Oaten||CJD and human growth hormone: compensation.|
|The Motion for the Adjournment of the House will lapse at 2.00 p.m. and the sitting will be suspended until 2.30 p.m. (Standing Order No. 10).|
|At 2.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|+ 2||WATER INDUSTRY [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Prescott
|+ 3||QUEEN'S SPEECH (MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS): Adjourned Debate on Question [24th November]. [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Education and Employment: Education Sub-Committee||9.30 a.m.
|Room 18 (private)|
|2||Modernisation of the House of Commons||9.30 a.m.||Room 21 (private)|
|3||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|4||Treasury Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|5||Scottish Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|6||Social Security||10.30 a.m.||Room 20 (private)|
|7||Agriculture||11.00 a.m.||Room 17 (private)|
|8||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs||3.45 p.m.||Room 8 (private)|
|9||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Transport Sub-Committee||Immediately after the meeting of the mainÜjyCommittee
|Room 8 (private)|
|10||Northern Ireland Affairs||3.45 p.m.
|Room 16 (private)|
|11||Science and Technology||3.45 p.m.
|Room 6 (private)|
|12||European Scrutiny||4.00 p.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|13||Selection||4.15 p.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|14||Public Accounts||4.30 p.m.||Room 15 (public)|
|1 ||Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Radio Authority in relation to the limits on ownership of digital radio multiplexes under the Broadcasting Acts; and if he will make a statement.|
|2 ||Ms Oona King (Bethnal Green and Bow): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when he expects to publish proposals for leasehold reform.|
|3 ||Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, if he will make a statement about the support and administration of the Army's training areas and ranges.|
|4 ||Mrs Joan Humble (Blackpool North and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has for the implementation of a change to a tonnage based levy for statutory joint waste disposal authorities.|
|5 ||Ms Claire Ward (Watford): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what response he has made to the Football Task Force Report into improving facilities for disabled supporters.|
|6 ||Mr Christopher Leslie (Shipley): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many indemnity undertakings were given by departments under section 16 of the National Heritage Act 1980 for the six month period ended 30th September; and what was the value of (a) any contingent liabilities in respect of such undertakings given at any time under that section which remain outstanding as at 30th September, (b) non-statutory government indemnities in respect of loans handled by the Government Art Collection which remain outstanding as at 30th September and (c) non-statutory undertakings to Her Majesty in respect of loans from the Royal Collection which remain outstanding at 30th September.|
|7 ||Mr Kevin Barron (Rother Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what arrangements he proposes to ensure compliance with the renegotiated pharmaceutical price regulation scheme; and if he will make a statement.|
|8 ||Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he intends to bring into force section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998; and in what form statements under that section on compatibility with the convention rights will be published.|
|9 ||Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps she is taking to help victims of violence in Northern Ireland.|
|10 ||Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to increase public service pensions from April 1999.|
|11 ||Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if she will announce the membership of the 18 policy action teams referred to in the Social Exclusion Unit report, Bringing Britain Together: a national strategy for neighbourhood renewal, published on 15th September.|
|12 ||Mr Stephen Pound (Ealing North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what action the Government is taking to ensure the availability of adequate compensation to meet claims arising from the death of, or injury to, passengers on board ships.|
|13 ||Mr Joe Ashton (Bassetlaw): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what conclusions were reached by the interdepartmental working group on preventing unsuitable people from working with children and abuse of trust on the need to protect vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds from sexual advances by those in authority over them; and if he will make a statement.|
|14 ||Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West and Penistone): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement about the outcome of the meeting with green ministers.|
|15 ||Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West and Penistone): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what decision has been made about a name for the new agency to be created by the merger of the Countryside Commission and those parts of the Rural Development Commission not being transferred to the regional development agencies.|
|16 ||Christine Russell (City of Chester): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the outcome of the EU Culture Council on 17th November.|
|17 ||Mr David Drew (Stroud): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on the outcome of the Agriculture Council held in Brussels on 23rd and 24th November.|
|18 ||Mr Robin Corbett (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on progress towards a Food Standards Agency.|
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