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Order of Business Friday 12th May 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

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.

  1   

LICENSING (YOUNG PERSONS) BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.

For Amendments, see separate Paper.
Member in Charge:       Mr Paul Truswell
      2   

    RECYCLED CONTENT OF NEWSPRINT BILL:       As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.

    For Amendments, see separate Paper.
    Member in Charge: Mr Gordon Prentice
        3   

      MEDICAL TREATMENT (PREVENTION OF EUTHANASIA) BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be further considered.

            A Clause (Consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions)— (Mr Andrew Dismore)—brought up, and read the first time, as follows:—

        `No prosecution under this Act shall be brought without the prior consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.'.

            Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

      For Amendments, see separate Paper.
      Member in Charge: Mrs Ann Winterton
          4   

        PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS BILL: Second Reading.

          Member in Charge:       Mr Bowen Wells.
          5   

        SEX DISCRIMINATION (AMENDMENT) BILL: Second Reading.

          Member in Charge:       Mr Robert Walter
          6   

        CONTROL OF HEDGEROWS IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS BILL: Second Reading.

          Member in Charge:       Mr Jim Cunningham
          7   

        PUBLIC HOUSE NAMES BILL:       Second Reading.

        Member in Charge:       Mrs Ann Winterton
            8   

          ZOO LICENSING (AMENDMENT) BILL:       Second Reading.

          Member in Charge:       Mr David Amess
              9   

            ROAD TRAFFIC BILL:       Second Reading.

            Member in Charge:       Mrs Eleanor Laing
              +  10   

              DELEGATED LEGISLATION    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]

              Margaret Beckett

                    That the Education (Student Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 and the Education (Student Support) Regulations 2000 be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.

              If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.

              +  11   

              CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MODE OF TRIAL) (NO. 2) BILL    [No debate after 2.30 p.m.]

              Margaret Beckett

                    That, during the proceedings on the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill, the Standing Committee on the Bill shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.

              If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 2.30 p.m.

              At the end of the sitting:

                12   

              ADJOURNMENT

                    Proposed subject: Police use of CS gas (Mr Mike Wood).

                    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 11th May

              1 Fiona Mactaggart (Slough): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when guidance on public opinion research will be published.
              ( 122308 )
              2 Mr Anthony D. Wright (Great Yarmouth): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will make a statement on the findings of the first stage of the Quinquennial Review of Remploy Ltd.
              ( 122343 )
              3 Mr Phil Hope (Corby): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what responsibility his Department has in respect of the Landmines Act 1998.
              ( 122344 )
              4 Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, when he will publish good practice guidance on urban design in the planning system.
              ( 122345 )
              5 Mr Geraint Davies (Croydon Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what guidance he proposes to issue to library authorities about the public library services they should be providing.
              ( 122346 )
              6 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what performance targets have been set for the Social Security Agency for the current financial year.
              ( 122440 )
              7 Mr Colin Burgon (Elmet): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will announce the areas that have been selected to participate in the On Track Crime Reduction Programme.
              ( 122441 )
              8 Mr Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East and Mexborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on arms sales to Zimbabwe; and if he will make a statement.
              ( 122442 )
              9 Angela Smith (Basildon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what the total budget is for each of the regional development agencies for 2000-01; and if he will break it down in each case by programme.
              ( 122460 )

              Standing Committee Notices—Revised

                   Standing Committee D will now not meet on Tuesday 16th May at 10.30 a.m. to consider the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill. The Committee will meet on Tuesday 23rd May at 10.30 a.m.

                   Standing Committee H will meet on Tuesday 16th May at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. and Thursday 18th May at 1.00 p.m. further to consider the Finance Bill (except Clauses 1, 12, 30, 31, 59, 102 and 113.



               

               
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