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Order of Business Friday 4th February 2000

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Notes:
* 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.
Timings are indicative only.


At 9.30 a.m.    Prayers
Afterwards
Preliminary Business
Notice of Presentation of Bill
+  1   NORTHERN IRELAND    [No debate]
 Mr Secretary Mandelson
        Bill to make provision for the suspension of devolved government in Northern Ireland and the exercise of certain functions conferred by or under Part V of the Northern Ireland Act 1998; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.


Main Business
 
        Note: If proceedings on the first Bill end before 2.30 p.m., the second Bill and, possibly, subsequent Bills may be debated in the time remaining. After 2.30 p.m., only those Bills which are unopposed may make further progress.    
2   CARERS AND DISABLED CHILDREN BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Tom Pendry
3   EXPORT OF FARM ANIMALS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Gwyn Prosser
4   WELFARE OF BROILER CHICKENS BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Ann Clwyd
5   FIRE PREVENTION BILL:    Second Reading.
      Member in Charge:    Mr Peter L. Pike
+  6   NORTHERN IRELAND BILL    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mr Secretary Mandelson
Margaret Beckett
 
        That, in respect of the Northern Ireland Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
+  7   ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mr Keith Bradley
        That Norman Baker be discharged from the Environmental Audit Committee and Mr Paul Keetch be added to the Committee.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
+  8   BROADCASTING COMMITTEE    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]
 Mr Keith Bradley
        That Mr Andrew Stunell be discharged from the Broadcasting Committee and Norman Baker be added to the Committee.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
9   ADJOURNMENT
 
        Proposed subject: Regulation of wheel clamping     (Mr Phil Willis    ).
        Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).

Written Questions tabled on Thursday 3rd February for answer today++
1  
  
Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central):    To ask the Prime Minister, what proposals he has to change the Cabinet Office Security and Intelligence Services Vote departmental expenditure limit for 1999-2000.
(109085)
2  
  
Jean Corston (Bristol East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, who he is appointing as the new Chair of the Commission for Racial Equality.
(109086)
3  
  
Mr Phil Hope (Corby):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he will announce the results of the bids which police forces in England and Wales have made for money from the Crime Fighting Fund to fund the recruitment of police officers.
(109087)
4  
  
Maria Eagle (Liverpool, Garston):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the progress of the University of Derby's research project into religious discrimination, which he commissioned in April 1999.
(109088)
5  
  
Mr Derek Twigg (Halton):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how he plans to raise the performance of those prisons that are identified as performing to a poor standard.
(109168)
6  
  
Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central):    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress is being made in increasing the numbers of problem drug misusers in treatment.
(109169)
7  
  
Mr Colin Burgon (Elmet):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to alter the directions he has made to the National Lottery Commission under section 11 of the National Lottery etc Act 1993 (as amended).
(109170)
8  
  
Angela Smith (Basildon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when he will announce the outcome of the consultation on the structure of national insurance rebates for the state second pension.
(109171)

 
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