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|Order of Business
Tuesday 8th February 2000
Here you can browse the House of Commons Order of Business for Tuesday 8 February 2000.
* 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||Ms Oona King (Bethnal Green and Bow): If he will make a statement on the progress of the New Deal for communities.|
|*2||Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere): If he will make a statement on the timetable for the partial privatisation of National Air Traffic Services.|
|*3||Mr Ian Pearson (Dudley South): What steps the Government is taking to promote economic development in the West Midlands through Regional Development Agencies.|
|*4||Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): If he will make a statement on Government policy in respect of housing directly managed by local authorities.|
|*5||Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North): What steps the Government is taking to promote the regeneration of disadvantaged areas in the Eastern Region.|
|*6||Mr Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington): If he will make a statement on progress in achieving a Public Private Partnership for London Underground.|
|*7||Kali Mountford (Colne Valley): What assessment he has made of steps taken by local authorities to improve the quality of housing since 1997.|
|*8||Mr Peter Snape (West Bromwich East): What steps the Government is taking to provide a New Deal for local communities.|
|*9||Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): If he will make a statement about the protection of established green belt land, and the acreage of it that has been approved for non-conforming use for development during the past 33 months.|
|*10||Mr Clive Efford (Eltham): What factors he will take into consideration in determining regional quotas for the allocation of future regeneration funds; and if he will make a statement.|
|*11||Ms Rosie Winterton (Doncaster Central): If he will make a statement on the latest position regarding the Bus Employees' Superannuation Trust Scheme and the National Bus Pension Fund Scheme.|
|*12||Mr A. J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed): When he will set a date for a referendum on the setting up of a regional assembly for the North East of England.|
|*13||Mr Christopher Leslie (Shipley): If he will make a statement on government support for the location of new retail outlets in existing town centres.|
|*14||Gillian Merron (Lincoln): What steps he is taking to encourage initiatives by local authorities to improve the quality of their environmental services.|
|*15||Mr Stephen O'Brien (Eddisbury): If he will make a statement on the levels of traffic congestion in Great Britain (a) today, (b) a year ago and (c) two years ago.|
|*16||Mr Crispin Blunt (Reigate): What assessment he has made of the potential for development on brown-field sites in the South East.|
|*17||Christine Russell (City of Chester): If he will make a statement on his proposals to streamline the home buying and selling process.|
|*18||Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold): What representations he has had from local councils which wish to retain the committee system.|
|*19||Mr John Bercow (Buckingham): What plans he has to address the concerns of people living in rural areas about the impact of his Department's transport policies.|
|*20||Mr John Cryer (Hornchurch): If he will make a statement on negotiations towards a public-private partnership for the London Underground.|
|*21||Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge): If he will make a statement on the regional economic strategy prepared by the Eastern Regional Development Agency.|
|*22||Helen Jones (Warrington North): What steps the Government is taking to regenerate the North West.|
|*23||Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle): When he last met representatives of Virgin Trains to discuss the West Coast mainline service.|
|*24||Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): If he will make a statement on future investment plans for the rail system.|
|*25||Dr Doug Naysmith (Bristol North West): If he will make a statement on the Government's plans for the shipping industry.|
|*26||Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh): What steps he is taking to improve rural transport.|
|*27||Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay): If he will make a statement about the future of parish councils.|
|*28||Mr Malcolm Savidge (Aberdeen North): What steps are being taken to establish the Strategic Rail Authority; and what its impact will be in Scotland.|
|*29||Jim Fitzpatrick (Poplar and Canning Town): What projects his Department has recently evaluated relating to schemes to improve the quality of life for people in disadvantaged communities in East London.|
|*30||Mr Phil Sawford (Kettering): If he will make a statement on the support his Department makes available for increasing and improving shopping facilities in existing town centres.|
|*31||Mrs Eleanor Laing (Epping Forest): What plans he has to deal with extra traffic flows in areas of new greenfield developments.|
|*32||Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley): What recent representations he has received concerning brownfield housing developments in the North West.|
|*33||Mr Mark Todd (South Derbyshire): What steps he is taking to review the method of calculating the spending needs of local authorities.|
|*34||Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): If he will make a statement on actions taken by his Department to tackle homelessness among young people.|
|*35||Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What follow up action he has undertaken with developing countries on the proposals adopted at the Kyoto Summit.|
|*36||Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling): What assessment he has made of the Greater Nottingham Area Rail Development Strategy.|
|At 3.30 p.m.||Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
|1||PETROL TAX (PROMULGATION) [Up to 20 minutes]|
|Mr Tony Baldry
|+ 2||NORTHERN IRELAND BILL (PROGRAMME) [Up to 3 hours]|
Mr Secretary Mandelson
Sir George Young
Mr Paul Tyler
|At 10.00 p.m.|
|+||BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE [No debate]|
|The Prime Minister
|+ 3||NORTHERN IRELAND BILL: Second Reading. (Queen's Consent to be signified). [Up to 7 hours]|
|+ 4||NORTHERN IRELAND BILL [MONEY]: Queen's Recommendation signified. [No debate]|
|Mr Stephen Timms
|+ 5||BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]|
Mr Secretary Mandelson
|At the end of the sitting:|
|1||Standing Committee B||10.30 a.m.
|Room 10 (public)|
|2||Standing Committee D||10.30 a.m.
|Room 11 (public)|
|3||Standing Committee E||10.30 a.m.
|Room 14 (public)|
|4||Standing Committee F||10.30 a.m.
|Room 12 (public)|
|5||Standing Committee G||10.30 a.m.
|Room 9 (public)|
|6||Foreign Affairs||9.45 a.m.
|Room 15 (private)|
|7||International Development||9.50 a.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|8||Trade and Industry||10.00 a.m.||Room 541,|
7 Millbank (private)
|9||Home Affairs||10.15 a.m.
|Room 21 (private)|
|10||Environmental Audit||10.30 a.m.||Room 19 (private)|
|11||Standards and Privileges||10.30 a.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|Room 8 (private)|
|13||Welsh Affairs||10.30 a.m.||Room 17 (private)|
|14||Administration||5.00 p.m.||Room 13 (private)|
|Room 7 (private)|
|16||Statutory Instruments||4.15 p.m.||Room 7 (private)|
|1 ||Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made with Government plans to establish Partnerships UK; and if he will make a statement.|
|2 ||Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he has approved the terms of reference for the South East and East of England Regional Air Services Study; and how he will ensure consistency in evaluating the demands for, and constraints on, airports and air service development in the South East and East of England Regional Air Services Study.|
|3 ||Mr Keith Darvill (Upminster): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what guidance he has given the Disability Rights Commission on discharging its functions.|
|4 ||Mr Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proposals she has to change the 1999-2000 departmental expenditure limit or running costs limit for the Cabinet Office.|
|5 ||Mr Patrick Hall (Bedford): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proposals she has to change the 1999-2000 departmental expenditure limit of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health Service Commissioners; and for what reasons.|
|6 ||Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made on the PPP project for the Army Foundation College at Harrogate.|
|7 ||Rachel Squire (Dunfermline West): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress has been made on strengthening links between the Royal Navy and the French Navy.|
|8 ||Mr Stephen McCabe (Birmingham, Hall Green): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement about the rates of pay offered to the chairmen of regional development agencies.|
|9 ||Mr Clive Efford (Eltham): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make a statement about the change of Chief Executive at the Millennium Dome.|
|10 ||Ms Oona King (Bethnal Green and Bow): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, how his Department will take forward reform of the Public Trust Office following the Quinquennial Review of its executive agency status, published on 18th November 1999.|
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