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|Order of Business
Thursday 28 October 1999
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Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.
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|At 11.30 a.m.||Prayers|
|*1||Dr Norman A. Godman (Greenock and Inverclyde): How the New Deal has been implemented in the Clyde coastal area; and which target groups have been identified in relation to the Renfrewshire labour market.|
|*2||Mr Malcolm Savidge (Aberdeen North): If he will report on progress under the New Deal in tackling long-term unemployment.|
|*3||Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): If he will make a statement on his plans for the future of TECs.|
|*4||Mr Nigel Griffiths (Edinburgh South): How the Government is fulfilling its commitment to support comprehensive, enforceable civil rights for people with disabilities.|
|*5||Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): What assessment he has made of the impact of the National Year of Reading.|
|*6||Ms Rosie Winterton (Doncaster Central): What steps his Department is taking to enhance the services offered at the Gateway stage of the New Deal.|
|*7||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): What action he has taken to secure high standards of teaching and research in higher education.|
|*8||Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley): If he will make a statement on the cost of administering foundation schools.|
|*9||Chris McCafferty (Calder Valley): What direct consultation his Department has had with personal advisers working on New Deal for Disabled People pilots.|
|*10||Mr John Smith (Vale of Glamorgan): What support schools will be given to ensure that all teachers are trained in the use of information communications technology.|
|*11||Ms Ruth Kelly (Bolton West): If all teachers will be trained in the use of information technology.|
|*12||Mr Howard Flight (Arundel and South Downs): What discussions he is holding with directors of education to ensure that there is an adequate supply of school places in areas where housing growth is expected to take place in the near future; and if he will make a statement.|
|*13||Dr Ian Gibson (Norwich North): What plans he has to review the guidance on the design of science laboratories in schools.|
|*14||Mr David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds): What recent representations he has received regarding class sizes in primary schools.|
|*15||Miss Julie Kirkbride (Bromsgrove): If he will make a statement on the average size of secondary school classes.|
|*16||Steve Webb (Northavon): What discussions his Department has had with South Gloucestershire Local Education Authority about the provision of secondary education in Bradley Stoke.|
|*17||Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside): When the consultation period on the national curriculum will end.|
|*18||Jane Griffiths (Reading East): What discussions he has held with employers about promoting flexible working arrangements for employees with family commitments.|
|*19||Mr David Borrow (South Ribble): If he will make a statement on the provision of post-16 student transport in Lancashire.|
|*20||Mr David Chaytor (Bury North): What progress has been made in providing pre-school places for three year olds.|
|*21||Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford): What assessment he has made of the educational arrangements for pupils excluded from schools.|
|*22||Mr David Heath (Somerton and Frome): What plans he has to review the operation of home to school transport.|
|*23||Mr Stephen Pound (Ealing North): What arrangements have been put in place for piloting the New Deal for people aged 50 years and over.|
|*24||Mr A. J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed): What representations he has received about differences in funding per school pupil between Northumberland and other areas.|
|*25||Mr David Lidington (Aylesbury): What representations he has received about proposed changes to the admissions criteria for grammar schools.|
|*26||Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): If he will make a statement on the future of grammar schools.|
|*27||Mr Phil Willis (Harrogate and Knaresborough): What plans he has to establish nationally-validated quality standards for careers education and guidance.|
|*28||Mr John Grogan (Selby): What discussions his Department has had with the Sutton Trust regarding improving access to Oxford and Cambridge universities for students from state schools.|
|*29||Mr Lawrie Quinn (Scarborough and Whitby): What plans he has to implement the proposals contained in the White Paper, Learning to Succeed.|
|*30||Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough): How many New Deal places have been started in Yorkshire and Humberside this year.|
|At 12.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|+ 1||ADJOURNMENT [Until 7.00 p.m.]|
|The Prime Minister|
|That this House do now adjourn.
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Standing Committee A||9.00 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|2||Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation||4.30 p.m.||Room 11 (public)|
|3||International Development||9.30 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|4||Health||10.30 a.m.||Room 6 (private)|
|1 ||Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when he intends to publish revised planning guidance for on-shore oil, gas and coalbed methane development.|
|2 ||Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North): To ask the Minister of State, Lord Chancellor's Department, what action he proposes to take to provide further information about the system for judicial appointments in England and Wales.|
|3 ||Mr Bill O'Brien (Normanton): To ask the Prime Minister, if the Government has responded to the Eighth Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Standards and Privileges on the premature disclosure of reports of the Foreign Affairs Committee.|
|4 ||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if he will publish the Chief Child Support Officer's Annual Report for 1998-99.|
|5 ||Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will make a statement about the local boundaries for the Small Business Service.|
|6 ||Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port and Neston): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what help will be available from the benefits system for people exercising the right to parental leave.|
|7 ||Mrs Sylvia Heal (Halesowen and Rowley Regis): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what plans he has to undertake area inspections of 16 to 19 years provision.|
|8 ||Mrs Ann Cryer (Keighley): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what contribution business will make to the arrangements set out in the White Paper, Learning to Succeed.|
|9 ||Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the export of military equipment for the use of the international civil and security presences in Kosovo since 26th July.|
|10 ||Dr Nick Palmer (Broxtowe): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what decision he has made on changes in the administration of the Immigration (Carriers' Liability) Act 1987 in order to offer further incentives to carriers.|
|11 ||Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): To ask the Chairman of the Catering Committee, what plans have been made to reform section 5 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994, dealing with enforcement of regulations.|
|Standing Committee A will meet on Tuesday 2nd November at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. and Thursday 4th November at 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. further to consider the Financial Services and Markets Bill.|
|The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 2nd November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Working Time Regulations 1999.|
|The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 2nd November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Jobseeker's Allowance Amendment (New Deal) Regulations 1999.|
|The Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 3rd November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Tax Credit (New Category of Child Care Provider) Regulations 1999.|
|The Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 3rd November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Licensing and Registered Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1999.|
|The Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 3rd November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Chartered Institute of Patents Agents Order 1999.|
|The Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 4th November at 10.00 a.m. to consider the Fire Precautions (Workplace) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I., 1999, No. 1877).|
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