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Order of Business Friday 5th March 1999

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Friday 5 March 1999.

* indicates a question for oral answer.
[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.
Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.

At 9.30 a.m.    Prayers
Main Business
        Note: If proceedings on the first Bill end before 2.30 p.m., the second Bill and, possibly, subsequent Bills may be debated in the time remaining. After 2.30 p.m., only those Bills which are unopposed may make further progress.
1   FUR FARMING (PROHIBITION) BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Maria Eagle
      Member in Charge:    Mr Andrew Hunter
3   PUBLIC HOUSE NAMES BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mrs Ann Winterton
4   ENERGY EFFICIENCY BILL:    Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [26th February].
        And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time:--            Member in Charge:    Mr Clive Efford
      Member in Charge:    Mr Clive Efford
+  6   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (STATUTORY INSTRUMENT)    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Margaret Beckett
Secretary Marjorie Mowlam
        That, if a Statutory Instrument relating to Implementation Bodies (Northern Ireland) shall be laid before the House on Monday 8th March, a Minister of the Crown may, notwithstanding the practice of the House, make without notice a Motion for the approval of the said Instrument.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
        Proposed subject: Marine rescue services (Mr Robert Syms).
        Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).

Written Questions tabled on Thursday 4th March for answer today++
Mr Gerry Steinberg (City of Durham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the countries to which (a) the British Government and (b) United Kingdom companies over the last five years have sold arms, the type of weapons sold and the total value of sales.
Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what progress he has made in preparing legislation to promote electronic commerce.
Caroline Flint (Don Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has for taking forward the reform of juvenile secure accommodation.
Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement regarding consultation on the draft Financial Services and Markets Bill.
Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South):    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what further preparations are being made for a possible NATO force in Kosovo.
Bridget Prentice (Lewisham East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the visit by the Minister of State, the honourable Member for Manchester Central, as the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to the countries directly or indirectly involved in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.



    Standing Committee B will meet on Wednesday 10th March at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Company and Business Names (Chamber of Commerce, Etc.) Bill.
    The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 9th March at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Rent Acts (Maximum Fair Rent) Order 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 6).

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