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Order of Business Wednesday 26th July 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 2.30 p.m.       Prayers
Afterwards

Private Business

        Note: Private business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.

Further Consideration of Bill, as amended

City of London (Ward Elections) Bill. (By Order.)

Mr Andrew Mackinlay
Mr Jeremy Corbyn
Mr John McDonnell

        On Further Consideration of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill, as amended, to move, That the Bill be further considered upon this day six months.

        [For Amendments see pp 262 to 270 of the Notice Paper relating to Private Business.]


Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales
*1 Mr Win Griffiths (Bridgend):    When he last met the First Secretary to discuss the impact of the 2000 Spending Review on local government.
( 130876 )
*2 Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield):    If he will make a statement on trends in farm incomes in Wales.
( 130877 )
*3 Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset):    What recent discussions he has had regarding the matching of European regional funds.
( 130878 )
*4 Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the New Deal for Young People.
( 130880 )
*5 Mr Simon Hughes (North Southwark and Bermondsey):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary on the subject of the Comprehensive Spending Review in relation to Home Office matters in Wales.
( 130881 )
*6 Mr Jon Owen Jones (Cardiff Central):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on health and social services in Wales.
( 130882 )
*7 Mr Donald Anderson (Swansea East):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on transport in Wales.
( 130883 )
*8 Mr Martin Caton (Gower):    What discussions he has held with the First Secretary about the impact of the national minimum wage on the Welsh economy.
( 130884 )
*9 Mr Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West):    If he will make a statement on progress on reform of the Common Agricultural Policy in relation to upland farming in Wales.
( 130885 )
*10 Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on local government in Wales.
( 130886 )
*11 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary regarding the consultation over the local government settlement for Wales.
( 130887 )
*12 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on police funding in Wales.
( 130888 )
*13 Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):    When he last discussed sustainable rural development with the First Secretary; and if he will make a statement.
( 130889 )
*14 Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire):    What discussions he has had with the Assembly First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Comprehensive Spending Review on EU Structural Funds in Wales.
( 130890 )
*15 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on police chief constables in Wales.
( 130891 )
*16 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary on the impact of the level of the pound on farmers; and if he will make a statement.
( 130892 )
*17 Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on education in Wales.
( 130893 )
*18 Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on health and social services in Wales.
( 130894 )
*19 Mr Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):    When he will meet the First Secretary to discuss farm incomes in south Wales.
( 130895 )
*20 Mr Alan W. Williams (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr):    If he will make a statement on match funding for Objective 1 structural funds for West Wales and the Valleys.
( 130896 )
*21 Mr Lembit Öpik (Montgomeryshire):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary about promoting organic farming.
( 130897 )
*22 Mr John Smith (Vale of Glamorgan):    What recent representations he has made to the Secretary of State for Social Security on behalf of Welsh pensioners.
( 130898 )
*23 Mr Denzil Davies (Llanelli):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary about the effect of the 2000 Spending Review on education in Wales.
( 130899 )
*24 Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth):    If he will meet the First Secretary to discuss the implementation in Wales of national targets for ambulance response times.
( 130900 )
*25 Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    What discussions he has had with the National Assembly for Wales regarding NHS waiting lists.
( 130901 )

At 3.00 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
*Q1 Mr Brian H. Donohoe (Cunninghame South):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130902 )
*Q2 Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley South):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130903 )
*Q3 Mr Alan W. Williams (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130904 )
*Q4 Mr Alasdair Morgan (Galloway and Upper Nithsdale):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130905 )
*Q5 Mr Derek Twigg (Halton):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130906 )
*Q6 Mr Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130907 )
*Q7 Mr Ivan Lewis (Bury South):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130908 )
*Q8 Mr Harry Cohen (Leyton and Wanstead):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130909 )
*Q9 Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130910 )
*Q10 Helen Jones (Warrington North):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130911 )
*Q11 Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130912 )
*Q12 Dr Nick Palmer (Broxtowe):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130913 )
*Q13 Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas (Crosby):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130914 )
*Q14 Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130915 )
*Q15 Mr Andrew Tyrie (Chichester):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130916 )
*Q16 Mr Julian Brazier (Canterbury):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130917 )
*Q17 Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130918 )
*Q18 Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130919 )
*Q19 Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130920 )
*Q20 Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th July.
( 130921 )

At 3.30 p.m.Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business

Ten minute rule Motion

  1   

NATIONAL LOTTERY (COMMUNITY CHEST)    [Up to 20 minutes]

Derek Wyatt

        That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the National Lottery Act 1998 to require a proportion of revenue from ticket sales to be kept in a community chest.

        The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).


        Note: Provision has been made for a Business Motion to be moved at 10.00 p.m. (Standing Order No. 15).


Main Business

+  2   

RETIREMENT OF MADAM SPEAKER    [Until 10.00 p.m.]

The Prime Minister

        That this House records its appreciation of the great distinction with which the Right Honourable Betty Boothroyd has occupied the office of Speaker; congratulates her on the skilful manner in which she has upheld the authority and dignity of this House; appreciates the wisdom, good humour and skill with which she has presided over its affairs, which are universally admired both in this country and abroad; and accordingly expresses its warmest thanks to the Right Honourable Member for her many services to this House; and unites in wishing her a long and happy retirement.

Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.

+  3   

TRUSTEE BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading. (The Second Reading Committee has recommended that the Bill be read a second time.)    [No debate]

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 90(6)).

+  4   

CENSUS (AMENDMENT) BILL [LORDS]:      As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.    [Until any hour]

        Member in Charge:       Mr Jonathan Sayeed

For an Amendment, see separate Paper.

Third Reading may also be taken.

Debate may continue until any hour if the 10.00 p.m. Business Motion is agreed to.

+  5   

REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS BILL [MONEY] (No. 2): Queen's Recommendation signified.    [Up to 45 minutes]

Mr Stephen Timms

        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

        (a) any expenditure attributable to arrangements under the Act for the making of contributions towards costs incurred by persons for purposes connected with, or with the provision of assistance in relation to, interception warrants; and

        (b) any allowances payable under the Act to the Intelligence Services Commissioner.

        The Speaker will put the Question not later than 45 minutes after the start of proceedings (Standing Order No. 52(1)(b)).

+  6   

REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS BILL:       Consideration of Lords Amendments.    [Until any hour]

For an Amendment to a Lords Amendment, see separate Paper.

Debate may continue until any hour if the 10.00 p.m. Business Motion is agreed to.


At 10.00 p.m.

+    

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE    [No debate]

The Prime Minister

        That, at this day's sitting, the Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 15).


At the end of the sitting:

  7   

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Measures to assist employees made redundant by BAe (Mr Lindsay Hoyle).

        Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).


COMMITTEES

SELECT COMMITTEES

1Education and Employment: Education Sub-Committee9.00 a.m. Room 8 (public)
Subject: Higher Education.
Witness: Baroness Blackstone, Minister for Higher Education, Department for Education and Employment.
2Agriculture10.00 a.m. Room 18 (private)
3Culture, Media and Sport10.00 a.m. Room 16 (private)
4Defence10.00 a.m. Room 13 (private)
5Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Transport Sub-Committee10.00 a.m. Room 15 (private)
6Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Environment Sub-Committee10.15 a.m. Room 15 (private)
7Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs10.30 a.m. Room 15 (private)
8Social Security10.30 a.m. Room 19 (private)
9Treasury10.30 a.m. Room 7 (private)
10Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs: Transport Sub-Committee1.00 p.m. Room 15 (public)
Subject: The Ten-Year Plan for Transport.
Witnesses: The Rt. Hon. Lord McDonald of Tradeston, Minister for Transport, and officials, the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
11Science and Technology3.45 p.m. Room 5 (private)
12Education and Employment: Employment Sub-Committee4.00 p.m. Room 18 (private)
13European Scrutiny4.00 p.m. Room 19 (private)
14Public Administration4.15 p.m.
4.30 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
(public)
Subject: The Ministerial Code.
Witnesses: Professor Peter Hennessy, Amy Baker, Mr Peter Riddell, and Lord Butler of Brockwell.
15Selection4.15 p.m. Room 13 (private)
16Northern Ireland Affairs4.30 p.m. Room 6 (private)

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 
 

Written Questions tabled on Tuesday 25th July for answer today++

1 Mr Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East and Mexborough): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what decision he has reached following the consultation on proposals to amend the law after the judgement in the case of Benson v Boyce.
( 133204 )
2 Joan Ruddock (Lewisham, Deptford): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will provide a report on the progress of the Docklands Light Railway.
( 133205 )
3 Mr Christopher Leslie (Shipley): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what progress has been made on making car fronts safer and controlling bull bars.
( 133245 )
4 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the transfer of responsibility for London's trunk roads to Transport for London.
( 133246 )
5 Mr Frank Roy (Motherwell and Wishaw): To ask the Prime Minister, if he has received the third report of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments; and if he will make a statement.
( 133247 )
6 Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement about the UK Debt Management Office's annual report and accounts.
( 133248 )
7 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire): To ask the President of the Council, if she was consulted on proposals contained in the Fifteenth Report of the Committee on Standards and Privileges for session 1999-2000, entitled Consultation on proposed amendments to the rules relating to the conduct of Members, HC710, prior to its publication.
( 133249 )
8 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish figures recording the number of outstanding parking and other minor traffic violation fines incurred by diplomatic missions and international organisations in the United Kingdom during the year ending 31st December 1999.
( 133341 )
9 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what sanctions the United Kingdom implements in relation to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
( 133342 )
10 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the sanctions and arms embargoes currently implemented by the United Kingdom.
( 133343 )
11 Mrs Sylvia Heal (Halesowen and Rowley Regis): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if she will make a statement on the performance of the main departments and agencies against the six service standards for central government over the financial year 1999-2000.
( 133344 )
12 Mr Dale Campbell-Savours (Workington): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, when he will publish the 1999-2000 Annual Report and Accounts for the Meat Hygiene Service.
( 133345 )
13 Mr Tony Colman (Putney): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will publish the report of the Chief Electoral Officer for 1999-2000.
( 133346 )
14 Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when he plans to publish Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary's year 2000 report on the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
( 133347 )
15 Ms Margaret Moran (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when he will respond to the report made by Sir Kenneth Bloomfield following his review of criminal injuries compensation in Northern Ireland, published in July 1999.
( 133348 )
16 Mr Ian Cawsey (Brigg and Goole): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will announce planned future capital provision for the Fire Service in England and Wales.
( 133349 )
17 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what assessment he has made of the Enforcement Procedures Review which was due to end in June.
( 133350 )
18 Mr Paul Clark (Gillingham): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he intends to publish the 1999 Report on the operation of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information.
( 133351 )
19 Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he intends to publish the fifth report on the impact of the National Lottery on the horserace betting levy.
( 133352 )
20 Mr Ian Cawsey (Brigg and Goole): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he will announce the appointment of the Asylum Support Adjudicators.
( 133353 )
21 Gillian Merron (Lincoln): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress has been made in setting up a pay review body for prison governors, prison officers and related grades for the Prison Service in England and Wales, and in modernising the arrangements for industrial relations; and if this will extend to these grades in the Northern Ireland Prison Service.
( 133354 )
22 Mr Christopher Leslie (Shipley): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will list the allocation of items accepted in lieu of tax made in the financial year (a) 1997-98, (b) 1998-99 and (c) 1999-2000.
( 133355 )
23 Mr Ivor Caplin (Hove): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, which Government departments are represented on the Tourism and Hospitality Contact Group; and what arrangements he is putting in place to publicise it.
( 133356 )
24 Mr Syd Rapson (Portsmouth North): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for the Defence Munitions establishment at Gosport.
( 133357 )
25 Ms Ruth Kelly (Bolton West): To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when he will publish the report of the second inspection by the Benefit Fraud Inspectorate of the London Borough of Croydon.
( 133413 )
26 Mr David Hinchliffe (Wakefield): To ask the Prime Minister, when the Government intends to respond to the Sixth Report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.
( 133414 )
27 Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer how the Office for National Statistics performed against its key targets in 1999-2000.
( 133415 )



 

 
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