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|Order of Business Tuesday 9th March 1999
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Tuesday 9 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.
|At 2.30 p.m.||Prayers|
|*1||Ms Karen Buck (Regent's Park and Kensington North): What progress has been made in establishing a designated unit to tackle homelessness in London.|
|*2||Mr John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood): When Transport for London is planned to assume responsibility for London Underground.|
|*3||Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): If he will make a statement on the East of England Regional Development Agency in relation to (a) its location and (b) its budget.|
|*4||Shona McIsaac (Cleethorpes): What action the Government intends to revise planning guidance on sport and recreation.|
|*5||Rosemary McKenna (Cumbernauld and Kilsyth): If he will make a statement on the level of investment in the UK's railway infrastructure.|
|*6||Mr Desmond Browne (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): What steps he is taking to assess the views of railway passengers on the performance of train operating companies.|
|*7||Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling): What assessment he has made of progress in establishing a regional chamber in the East Midlands.|
|*8||Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): What steps he is taking to ensure more housing development on recycled brownfield land in Yorkshire and Humberside.|
|*9||Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby): If he will make a statement on the effectiveness of the Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 1997.|
|*10||Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What steps he is taking to increase the amount of assistance given to local authorities to regenerate brownfield land sites in their areas.|
|*11||Mr Michael Connarty (Falkirk East): What assessment he has made of the implementation of the New Deal for Communities.|
|*12||Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): When he expects to bring forward proposals to extend access on foot to the open countryside in England and Wales; and if he will make a statement.|
|*13||Dr Doug Naysmith (Bristol North West): What response he has received from British Waterways to the recent announcement of increased resources; and what indication British Waterways has given him of how these resources will be used.|
|*14||Mr Tony Clarke (Northampton South): When he expects to set up the proposed Strategic Rail Authority; and if he will make a statement.|
|*15||Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North): If he will enable councils to make the final decisions on planning applications for landfill sites.|
|*16||Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): What assessment he has made of the implementation of the New Deal for Communities.|
|*17||Mr Stephen McCabe (Birmingham, Hall Green): If he will make a statement on his plans to establish a commission for integrated transport.|
|*18||Mr Robert Walter (North Dorset): When he will bring forward plans to implement his integrated transport policy; and if he will make a statement.|
|*19||Mr Christopher Gill (Ludlow): What assessment he has made of the effect of the local government settlement for 1999-2000 on council tax levels.|
|*20||Ms Hazel Blears (Salford): What plans he has to encourage the use of electric cars in urban areas.|
|*21||Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West and Penistone): What representations he has received about managing road risk for professional drivers.|
|*22||Mr Robert Syms (Poole): When he last met representatives from the AA regarding his proposals to tackle road congestion.|
|*23||Mr Martin Salter (Reading West): What the timescale is for consideration and implementation of regeneration schemes under the new Single Regeneration Budget, SRB5.|
|*24||Helen Jones (Warrington North): What action he is taking to encourage companies to participate in community forest schemes; and if he will make a statement.|
|*25||Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside): What estimate he has made of the contribution of business to meeting the targets in the UK climate change programme.|
|*26||Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): What estimate he has made of the cost of the administration of the Greater London Authority in its first year of operation.|
|*27||Mrs Diana Organ (Forest of Dean): What measures he is taking to encourage the improvement of bus services.|
|*28||Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire): What factors were taken into account in appointing board members to regional development agencies.|
|*29||Jackie Ballard (Taunton): What assessment he has made of the provision for housing development in structure plans currently under review.|
|*30||Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire): If he will make a statement on PFI- financed road schemes.|
|*31||Mr Hilton Dawson (Lancaster and Wyre): If he will ensure that local authorities continue to have the role of monitoring and setting environmental standards at animal rendering plants.|
|*32||Mr David Chaytor (Bury North): What discussions have taken place with the Local Government Association regarding the principles underpinning the review of SSAs.|
|*33||Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam): If he will make a statement about council tax levels in 1999-2000.|
|*34||Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton): What proposals he has to improve health and safety in the workplace.|
|*35||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): How the extra resources to British Waterways are planned to be allocated.|
|*36||John Austin (Erith and Thamesmead): If he will set out his priorities for road improvements and public transport improvements to achieve the regeneration potential of the Thames Gateway.|
|*37||Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): What progress he has made with his Walking to School Initiative; and if he will make a statement.|
|*38||Ms Rosie Winterton (Doncaster Central): What steps he is taking to implement the New Deal for Motorists.|
|*39||Bob Russell (Colchester): What progress has been made since 1st May 1997 in returning the outstanding pension money to the Bus Employees Superannuation Trust Pension Fund.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|+ 1||WAYS AND MEANS [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer|
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Standing Committee A||10.30 a.m.
|Room 11 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee D||10.30 a.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee E||10.30 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|4||European Standing Committee C||10.30 a.m.||Room 14 (public)|
|5||First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.30 a.m.||Room 12 (public)|
|6||Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.30 a.m.||Room 5 (public)|
|7||Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.30 a.m.||Room 16 (public)|
|8||Environmental Audit||9.30 a.m.
|Room 19 (private)|
|9||Trade and Industry||9.30 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|10||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.
|Room 6 (private)|
|11||Food Standards||9.45 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|12||Scottish Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|13||Welsh Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 18 (private)|
|14||Public Administration||10.15 a.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|15||Standards and Privileges||10.30 a.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|16||Financial Services and Markets||11.00 a.m.||Room 4 (private)|
|1 ||Mr Bill Etherington (Sunderland North): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will allow Sunderland City Training and Enterprise Council to retain the proceeds of sale of an asset purchased with funds deriving from his Department.|
|2 ||Kali Mountford (Colne Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will make a statement on the outcome of the competition to sell a second part of the Student Loan Portfolio.|
|3 ||Mr Nigel Griffiths (Edinburgh South): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he expects treaties with the Irish Government establishing (i) British-Irish Council, (ii) British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference, (iii) North/South Ministerial Council and (vi) implementation bodies to be signed.|
|4 ||Mr Jim Dobbin (Heywood and Middleton): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the report by the Government Actuary on the investigation of the National Health Service pension scheme in England and Wales 1989 to 1994.|
|5 ||Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if he is yet in a position to announce the outcome of the University Challenge competition.|
|6 ||Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if he is yet in a position to make his decision on Keadby Generation Ltd's application to construct a black-start facility at its Keadby power station in North Lincolnshire.|
|7 ||Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will give details of the Government's borrowing programme in 1999-2000.|
|8 ||Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the Government's policy on the second student loan debt sale; and what asessment he has made of the costs.|
|9 ||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he has any plans to exempt new rail vehicles from the provisions of the Rail Vehicle Accessibility Regulations 1998; and if he will make a statement.|
|10 ||Ms Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what is his latest estimate of the revenue lost to the Exchequer through smuggling of tobacco.|
|11 ||Christine Butler (Castle Point): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment he has made of the Social Security Advisory Committee's report and recommendations on the draft regulations to bring non-cash vouchers into line with the treatment of cash earnings for National Insurance contribution purposes; and if he will make a statement.|
|12 ||Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on the future of the Cattle Health Scheme.|
|13 ||Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what has been the response to his Department's consultation on the proposal to charge industry for the costs of enforcing controls on specified risk material; and if he will make a statement.|
|14 ||Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, when he will announce the results of the public consultation on proposed changes to the Right to Buy Cost Floor Rules in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.|
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