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|Order of Business Thursday 25th March 1999
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Thursday 25 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 11.30 a.m.||Prayers|
|*1||Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley): If he will make a statement on current ECGD liabilities in respect of exports to Indonesia.|
|*2||Mr John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood): When he last met representatives of the aerospace manufacturers in the UK to discuss a national strategy for the industry.|
|*3||Mr Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): What action he is taking to remove (a) financial and (b)regulatory burdens on manufacturing industry.|
|*4||Mr Michael Jack (Fylde): What assessment he has made of the most important factors determining new investment decisions by (a) small and medium sized enterprises and (b) other sizes of company.|
|*5||Mr Peter Bradley (The Wrekin): What powers he has to oblige businesses to reduce their charges to customers; and if he will make a statement.|
|*6||Mr Alan Simpson (Nottingham South): What representations he has made on behalf of the UK cycle industry to the EU's review of current rules governing product dumping.|
|*7||Mr David Amess (Southend West): What recent representations he has received on the criteria for awarding assisted area status.|
|*8||Mr David Winnick (Walsall North): If he will make a statement on the implementation of the national minimum wage.|
|*9||Bob Russell (Colchester): What plans he has to increase the funds provided by his Department to assist manufacturing industry with its exporting.|
|*10||Mrs Ann Winterton (Congleton): What estimate he has made of the total cost to small businesses of preparations under the National Changeover Plan for conversion from sterling to the euro.|
|*11||Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): If he will make a statement on progress made in improving the regulation of fireworks safety.|
|*12||Mr Alan W. Williams (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): If he will make a statement on the advertising campaign being planned by his Department to publicise the introduction of the national minimum wage.|
|*13||Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What plans the Government has to reduce the burden of regulation on small businesses.|
|*14||Mr Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West): If he will make a statement on his Department's role in regulating the offshore oil industry.|
|*15||Mr Bill O'Brien (Normanton): What proposals he has for greater competition in the telephone industry; and if he will make a statement.|
|*16||Mr David Chaytor (Bury North): What plans he has to examine standing charges for telecommunications.|
|*17||Mr Richard Page (South West Hertfordshire): What representations he has received on the operation of the pool pricing system for electricity.|
|*18||Mr Gwyn Prosser (Dover): What representations he has received in support of retaining assisted area status for Dover and other areas of Kent.|
|*19||Mr Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): What action he is taking to assist the competitiveness of manufacturing industry.|
|*20||Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley): What action he is taking to reduce the amount of management time expended by small business on dealing with Government regulations.|
|*21||Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough): What assessment he has made of the impact of the Chancellor's budget statement on the steel and engineering industries.|
|*22||Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): If he will make a statement on the Office of Fair Trading inquiry into supermarket retailing of fresh meat.|
|*23||Mr Andrew F. Bennett (Denton and Reddish): What representations he has received from business leaders on the measures announced in the Budget to encourage research and development.|
|*24||Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South): If he will make a statement on the impact of the new rate of corporation tax for small businesses.|
|*25||Christine Butler (Castle Point): When he next expects to discuss the liberalisation of trade with his international partners.|
|*26||Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): What assessment he has made of the net change in (a) regulatory costs and (b) tax costs to business since 1st May 1997.|
|*27||Mr Andrew George (St Ives): When he expects the Office of Fair Trading to report on its inquiry into supermarket profitability; and if he will make a statement.|
|*28||Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley): What representations his Department has received on arrangements made by employers to avoid providing the full benefit of minimum wage to their employees.|
|*29||Mr Robert Walter (North Dorset): What representations he has received concerning the Bank of England's assessment of the inflationary implications of the minimum wage.|
|*30||Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West and Penistone): What plans he has to review the Business Links services; and if he will make a statement.|
|*31||Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): What recent discussions he has had with (a) British Aerospace and (b) the Society of British Aerospace Companies concerning the consolidation of the European aerospace industry; and if he will make a statement.|
|*32||Mr John Grogan (Selby): If he will make a statement on the Government's policy towards the coal industry.|
|*33||Mr David Lock (Wyre Forest): What representations (a) he has made and (b) plans to make to the Chancellor of the Exchequer concerning the impact on the financial services market of building society de-mutualisations.|
|*34||Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): If he will make a statement on his plans to issue advice to businesses following the introduction of the euro.|
|At 12.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||RECYCLED CONTENT OF NEWSPRINT [No debate]|
|Mr David Chaytor
|+ 2||ADJOURNMENT [Until 7.00 p.m.]|
|The Prime Minister
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Northern Ireland Grand Committee||2.30 p.m.||Room 14 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee A||2.30 p.m.||Room 11 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee D||10.00 a.m.
|Room 12 (public)|
|4||Eleventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||10.00 a.m.||Room 11 (public)|
|5||Twelfth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|6||Education and Employment: Employment Sub-Committee||9.30 a.m.||Room 18 (private)|
|7||Environment Audit||9.30 a.m.
|Room 8 (private)|
|8||Treasury Sub-Committee||9.30 a.m.
|Room 16 (private)|
|Room 6 (private)|
|10||Culture, Media and Sport||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|11||Unopposed Bills||11.00 a.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|12||Financial Services and Markets||2.45 p.m.
|Room 3 (private)|
|Standing Committee A will meet on Tuesday 30th March at 10.30 a.m. further to consider the Greater London Authority Bill (except Clauses 1 to 4 and Schedules 1 and 2).|
|Standing Committee B will meet on Wednesday 31st March at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill.|
|Standing Committee D will meet on Tuesday 30th March at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. further to consider the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill.|
|The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Monday 29th March at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Special Grant Report (Scotland) on Grant in Aid of Expenditure on Rural Public Passenger Transport for 1999-2000 (HC 283); Special Grant Report (Scotland) on Grant in Aid of Expenditure on Rail Services in the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Area (HC 329) and the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 45): Metropolitan Railway Passenger Service Grant 1999-2000 (HC 305).|
|The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Monday 29th March at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Carriage by Air Acts (Implementation of Protocol No. 4 of Montreal, 1975) Order 1975 and the draft Carriage by Air Acts (Application of Provisions) (Fifth Amendment) Order 1999.|
|The Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 30th March at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Criminal Legal Aid (Fixed Payments) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 491).|
|Applications for Adjournment Debate (General and Short debates) on Wednesday 14th April and for end of day Adjournments from Tuesday 13th April until Monday 19th April should be submitted to Madam Speaker's Office by 10 p.m. Tuesday 30th March or the rise of the House if earlier.|
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