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|Order of Business Tuesday 16th March 1999
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Tuesday 16 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||Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough): If he will make a statement on the United Kingdom's relations with Spain.|
|*2||Mr David Winnick (Walsall North): If he will make a statement on the situation in Iraq.|
|*3||Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): What discussions he has had with governments of the G8 about the relief of the debts of the world's most impoverished nations.|
|*4||Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South): When he next plans to meet the leaders of India and Pakistan to discuss nuclear issues; and if he will make a statement.|
|*5||Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What assessment he has made of the impact on British foreign policy objectives of the United Kingdom remaining outside the euro zone.|
|*6||Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley): What discussions he has had concerning the accession of Cyprus to the EU.|
|*7||Mr Michael Foster (Worcester): If he will make a statement on his Department's future role in export promotion.|
|*8||Mr Andrew Tyrie (Chichester): What discussions he has had with his opposite numbers in the G7 about co-operation to develop ethical foreign policies.|
|*9||Mr Michael Jack (Fylde): What is his current assessment of the financial health of the United Nations.|
|*10||Mr Nigel Griffiths (Edinburgh South): What progress he has made in discussions with his international counterparts to secure the elimination of landmine production.|
|*11||Mr David Borrow (South Ribble): If he will make a statement on recent discussions between his Department and the Government of Chile.|
|*12||Mr Gareth R. Thomas (Harrow West): What recent representations he has received about Agenda 2000 relating to enlargement; and if he will make a statement.|
|*13||Rachel Squire (Dunfermline West): If he will make a statement on his plans for increasing the democratic accountability of EU institutions.|
|*14||Mr Bill Rammell (Harlow): If he will make a statement on the progress of enlargement of the European Union.|
|*15||Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede and Weybridge): What assessment he has made of the current state of relations between the United Kingdom and Spain.|
|*16||Norman Baker (Lewes): If he will make a statement on the 40th anniversary of the uprising in Lhasa.|
|*17||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): If he will make a statement on the United Kingdom's relations with Pakistan.|
|*18||Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford and Southend East): What progress has been made in normalising relations with Libya.|
|*19||Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): What (a) assessment he has made of and (b) recent representations he has received concerning the proliferation dangers posed by the use and transport of plutonium-based mox fuels.|
|*20||Mr Dennis Canavan (Falkirk West): If he will make a statement about the information which he has received about select committee reports before their publication.|
|*21||Alice Mahon (Halifax): If he will make a statement on the United Kingdom's relations with Indonesia.|
|*22||Mr Ian Davidson (Glasgow, Pollok): What assessment he has made of the Amnesty International report on human rights and democratic representation in Syria.|
|*23||Mr Patrick Hall (Bedford): If he will make a statement on UK policy on the transition of East Timor towards independence.|
|*24||Bob Russell (Colchester): If he will make a statement on the restoration of full British citizenship to residents of the Island of St. Helena.|
|*25||Mr Simon Hughes (North Southwark and Bermondsey): What steps Her Majesty's Government is taking to secure peace and conformity with international legal obligations in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.|
|*26||Maria Fyfe (Glasgow, Maryhill): What progress he has made towards resolving the issue of the status of East Timor.|
|*27||Mr Andrew F. Bennett (Denton and Reddish): If he will make a statement on the future funding of the British Council.|
|*28||Mr Ivan Lewis (Bury South): If he will make a statement on relations with Iran.|
|*29||Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich): If he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's relations with Lebanon.|
|*30||Mr Stephen McCabe (Birmingham, Hall Green): What assessment he has made of the recent meeting and agreements between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan; and if he will launch a new initiative regarding the situation in Kashmir.|
|*31||Helen Jones (Warrington North): When he next expects to meet President Arafat to discuss the implementation of the Wye Agreement; and if he will make a statement.|
|*32||Mr John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood): If he will make a statement on the situation in Kosovo.|
|*33||Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak): What representations he has made to the governments of India and Pakistan regarding the composition of those undertaking talks between the two countries on the issue of Kashmir.|
|*34||Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset): If he will make a statement on the current situation in Sierra Leone.|
|*35||Mr Bill O'Brien (Normanton): If he will make a statement on current relations with Turkey.|
|*36||Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside): What representations he has made to the Government of Russia about the supply of weapons to countries in the Middle East.|
|*37||Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire): What discussions he has held with other EU member states about Britain joining the euro.|
|*38||Mr Brian White (North East Milton Keynes): If he will make a statement on the timetable for enlarging the European Union to include the first group of applicant countries.|
|*39||Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow): What new information he has received about the functions of the El Shifa factory.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||PREVENTION OF DELAY IN TRIALS [Up to 20 minutes]|
|Miss Anne McIntosh
|+ 2||HOUSE OF LORDS BILL: Third Reading. [Until any hour]|
|At 10.00 p.m.|
|+||BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE [No debate]|
|The Prime Minister
|+ 3||PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM [Up to 1.5 hours]|
|Mr Secretary Straw
|+ 4||NORTHERN IRELAND GRAND COMMITTEE [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]|
Secretary Marjorie Mowlam
|+ 5||LIBRARIES [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Smith
|+ 6||LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE (WALES) [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Michael
|+ 7||LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE (SCOTLAND) [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Dewar
|+ 8||LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE [No debate]|
|Mr Secretary Dobson
|+ 9||TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE CHARGING [No debate]|
|The Prime Minister|
Mr Secretary Prescott
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
Mr Secretary Cook
Mr Secretary Straw
Mr Secretary Blunkett
|+ 10||DELEGATED LEGISLATION [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]|
|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 14 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee E||10.30 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|4||Special Standing Committee||4.00 p.m.
|Grand Committee Room (private)|
|5||First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 12 (public)|
|6||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|Room 6 (private)|
|Room 15 (private)|
|9||Environmental Audit||10.00 a.m.
|Room 19 (private)|
|10||International Development||10.00 a.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|11||Home Affairs||10.15 a.m.||Room 20 (private)|
|12||Public Administration||10.15 a.m.
|Room 17 (private)|
|13||Welsh Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|14||Foreign Affairs||10.30 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|Room 5 (private)|
|16||Unopposed Bills||11.00 a.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|17||Education and Employment||3.45 p.m.
|Room 18 (private)|
|18||Education and Employment: Education Sub-Committee||Immediately after the meeting of the Main
|Room 18 (private)|
|19||Welsh Affairs||4.30 p.m.||Room 17 (private)|
|20||Statutory Instruments||Immediately after the meeting of the Joint
|Room 7 (private)|
|21||Financial Services and Markets||3.30 p.m.
|Room 3 (private)|
|22||Statutory Instruments||4.15 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Mr Colin Burgon (Elmet): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, when he expects the latest volume of Agriculture in the United Kingdom to be published.|
|2 ||David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what action is being taken to control pesticide residues in baby foods.|
|3 ||Mr Ernie Ross (Dundee West): To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, when he proposes to publish the White Paper on Social Work in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.|
|4 ||Mr Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on light dues.|
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