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| Session 1998-99|
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|Order of Business
Tuesday 25th May 1999
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Tuesday 25 May 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.
|*1||Mr Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): If he will make a statement on tuition fees for tertiary education in Scotland.|
|*2||Dr Ian Gibson (Norwich North): What plans he has to distribute and control funds for scientific research within Scotland.|
|*3||Mr Brian H. Donohoe (Cunninghame South): If he will make a statement on the Government's policy on CCTV as a method of crime prevention.|
|*4||Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford and Southend East): If he will publish a document listing his responsibilities following the establishment of the Scottish Executive.|
|*5||Rachel Squire (Dunfermline West): If he will make a statement on the arrangements for joint scrutiny with the Scottish Executive of European legislation.|
|*6||Mr Michael Connarty (Falkirk East): How many modern apprenticeships places will be made available in Scotland; and if he will make a statement on the timetable and cost of the initiative.|
|*7||Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): If he will make a statement about his plans for university tuition fees in Scotland.|
|*8||Norman Baker (Lewes): What responsibilities in respect of genetically-modified crops will be transferred to the Scottish Parliament.|
|*9||Mr Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks): When he last met representatives of the National Union of Students in Scotland to discuss tuition fees.|
|*10||Mr Ernie Ross (Dundee West): What action he is taking in response to the Pathfinder Report published in late March.|
|*11||Mr Mohammad Sarwar (Glasgow, Govan): If he will make a statement about the prospects for shipbuilding and related industries on Clydeside.|
|*12||Miss Julie Kirkbride (Bromsgrove): If he will make a statement on the future role of the Secretary of State for Scotland.|
|*13||Mr Malcolm Savidge (Aberdeen North): If he will make a statement on the Government's Social Inclusion Strategy.|
|*14||Mr Robert Syms (Poole): When he last met the vice chancellors of Scottish universities to discuss tuition fees.|
|*15||Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden): What plans he has to review the system for elections to the Scottish Parliament.|
|*16||Mr Eric Clarke (Midlothian): What plans he has to provide RSA funding for the development of clusters of industrial and biotechnology institutions.|
|*17||Mrs Eleanor Laing (Epping Forest): When he last met representatives of students attending Scottish universities to discuss tuition fees.|
|*18||Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): What progress is being made in reducing the number of beds which are blocked in Scottish hospitals.|
|*19||Mr Tony Worthington (Clydebank and Milngavie): If he will make a statement on progress being made to determine the boundaries for Objective 2 Status funding by the European Union.|
|*20||Mr Douglas Alexander (Paisley South): If he will make a statement on the Government's anti-drug abuse strategy.|
|*21||Mr Tom Clarke ( Coatbridge and Chryston): When he next expects to meet Lanarkshire Development Agency to discuss the industrial and jobs potential at Gartcosh.|
|*22||Mr Frank Doran (Aberdeen Central): If he will make a statement on the work of the Oil Industry Task Force.|
|*23||Mr Gerald Howarth (Aldershot): If he will make a statement on the extent of his responsibilities following the creation of the Scottish Executive.|
|*24||Mr Simon Hughes (North Southwark and Bermondsey): How many representations he has received this year on (a) higher and further education funding and (b) NHS funding.|
|*25||Mr David Stewart (Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber): What plans he has to introduce a confidential case enquiry into each incident of sudden unexpected infant death in Scotland.|
|*26||Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield): What assessment he has made of the impact on small businesses of the flat rate levy to fund the new Food Standards Agency.|
|*27||Maria Fyfe (Glasgow, Maryhill): What plans he has for the reform of the NHS.|
|*28||Rosemary McKenna (Cumbernauld and Kilsyth): What progress has been made in deciding the future of European Structural Funds in Scotland.|
|At 3.15 p.m.|
|*29||Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): Pursuant to his Answer of 23rd March, Official Report, column 133, on immigration adjudicators, by what percentage the number of outstanding immigration appeals has been reduced; and what training has been undertaken by immigration adjudicators.|
|*30||Dr Tony Wright (Cannock Chase): What plans he has to review the retirement age for magistrates.|
|*31||Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): If he will take steps to make the Judges' Council publicly accountable.|
|*32||Ms Hazel Blears (Salford): What role magistrates will play in the local partnerships established under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.|
|*33||Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): What representations he has received about the Office of the Supervision of Solicitors.|
|*34||Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall): What plans he has for the provision of legal aid for representation at coroners' courts.|
|*35||Mr Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): If he will make a statement regarding the location of county courts in Staffordshire.|
|*36||Mr Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock): What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the implications of the Government's proposals for freedom of information for the work of his Department.|
|*37||Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What representations he has received on the impact of his proposals to increase access to justice on poorer people.|
|*38||Helen Jones (Warrington North): If he will make a statement on the impact of the proposed community legal service on representation at tribunals.|
|*39||Mr Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire): What steps he is taking to maintain access to justice for rural communities.|
|*40||Mr Simon Hughes (North Southwark and Bermondsey): Since May 1997 how many (a) male, (b) female, (c) white, (d) black and Asian, (e) over 60 year old and (f) under 30 year old magistrates have been appointed.|
|*41||Mr David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds): What representations he has received regarding the closure of magistrates' courts in rural areas.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||WAITING TIMES (NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE) [Up to 20 minutes]|
|Mr David Amess
|+ 2||ADJOURNMENT [Until 10.00 p.m.]|
|The Prime Minister
|+ 3||NORTHERN IRELAND GRAND COMMITTEE [No debate]|
Secretary Marjorie Mowlam
|+ 4||BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]|
|and the second Motion may be entered upon and proceeded with, though opposed, after Ten o'clock;
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Standing Committee A||10.30 a.m.
|Room 11 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee B||10.30 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee E||4.30 p.m.||Room 9 (public)|
|4||Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee||9.45 a.m.
|Room 6 (private)|
|5||Environmental Audit||10.00 a.m.
|Room 19 (private)|
|6||Foreign Affairs||10.00 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|7||International Development||10.00 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|8||Welsh Affairs||10.00 a.m.||Room 17 (private)|
|9||Home Affairs||10.15 a.m.
|Room 5 (private)|
|10||Public Administration||10.15 a.m.||Room 16 (private)|
|Room 8 (private)|
|12||Procedure||4.00 p.m.||Room 8 (private)|
|13||Standards and Privileges||4.00 p.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|14||Statutory Instruments||Immediately after the meeting of the Joint
|Room 7 (private)|
|15||Statutory Instruments||4.15 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Mr Kevin McNamara (Kingston upon Hull North): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on the progress of the BSE Inquiry.|
|2 ||Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): To ask the Chairman of the Catering Committee, how many people have been employed in the Civil Service under the New Deal for the young and unemployed.|
|3 ||Mr Patrick McLoughlin (West Derbyshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the honourable Member for West Derbyshire will receive a reply to his letter of 12th February and reminder of 19th March concerning his constituent, Mr Duncan Beresford of Steeple Grange, Wirksworth, Derbyshire.|
|4 ||Mr Patrick McLoughlin (West Derbyshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the honourable Member for West Derbyshire will receive a reply to his letter of 22nd February concerning his constituent, Mr Mark Cambell Lloyd, of Oak Drive, Doveridge, Derbyshire.|
|5 ||Joan Walley (Stoke-on-Trent North): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what key targets have been set for the Royal Air Force Signals Engineering Establishment Agency for the financial year 1999-2000.|
|6 ||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if he will make a statement on the results of the study recently carried out on Encryption and Law Enforcement by the Performance and Innovation Unit in the Cabinet Office.|
|7 ||Mr Tony McNulty (Harrow East): To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if he will publish the results of the recent inspection of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.|
|8 ||Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands): To ask the Chairman of the Catering Committee, what action he is taking to increase the representation of women, members of ethnic minority groups and disabled people on the boards of public bodies.|
|9 ||Mr Graham Stringer (Manchester, Blackley): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for June; and if he will list the major European Union events for the next six months.|
|10 ||Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement about the recently completed consultation exercise on the best value in housing framework.|
|11 ||Mr Lawrence Cunliffe (Leigh): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what decision he has taken on the composition of the Bookmaker's Committee.|
|12 ||Mr Phil Hope (Corby): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what action he has taken to correct the benefit position whereby a number of lone parents receiving incapacity benefit or severe disability allowance have not received the full increase in their benefits from April.|
|13 ||Mr Gareth R. Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when the decision making and appeals provisions of the Social Security Act 1998 will come into effect; and if he will make a statement.|
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