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Order of Business Friday 11th May

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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

+  1   

CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONER FOR WALES BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)        [No debate]

Margaret Beckett
Mr Secretary Murphy

        That the following provisions shall apply to the Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 16th January and 8th February:

Consideration of Lords Amendments

        1.    Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

Subsequent stages

        2.    Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill shall be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

        3.    The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

To be decided without debate (Order of 8th February).

+  2   

CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONER FOR WALES BILL:       Consideration of Lords Amendments.        [Up to 1 hour]

        Proceedings shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement, if the Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill Programme Motion (No. 3) is agreed to.

+  3   

ARMED FORCES BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)        [No debate]

Margaret Beckett
Mr Secretary Hoon

        That the following provisions shall apply to the Armed Forces Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 9th January and 2nd April:

Consideration of Lords Amendments

        1.    Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

Subsequent stages

        2.    (1)    Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill shall be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

To be decided without debate (Order of 2nd April).

+  4   

ARMED FORCES BILL:       Consideration of Lords Amendments.        [Up to 1 hour]

        Proceedings shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement, if the Armed Forces Bill Programme Motion (No. 3) is agreed to.

+  5   

SOCIAL SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS (SHARE OPTIONS) BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)        [No debate]

Margaret Beckett
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the following provisions shall apply to the Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 23rd January and 8th February:

Consideration of Lords Amendments

        1.    Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

Subsequent stages

        2.    (1)    Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill shall be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

To be decided without debate (Order of 8th February).

+  6   

SOCIAL SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS (SHARE OPTIONS) BILL:       Consideration of Lords Amendments.        [Up to 1 hour]

        Proceedings shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement, if the Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill Programme Motion (No. 3) is agreed to.


        Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Messages and Amendments that may be received.


At the end of the sitting:

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ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Treatment of diabetes (Mr John Bercow).

        Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).

        The Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Messages from the Lords shall have been received and he shall have notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses (Order of 9th May).


 
 

Written Questions tabled on Thursday 10th May for answer today++

1 Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what targets Remploy has been set in its 2001-02 Annual Performance Agreement.
( 161103 )
2 Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he will take to encourage the Union Flag to be flown the correct way up.
( 161104 )
3 Mr Gerald Howarth (Aldershot): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many headquarters buildings of Government departments with (a) policy and (b) funding responsibilities relating to England displayed the Cross of St. George on St. George's Day 2001.
( 161105 )
4 Mr Dafydd Wigley (Caernarfon): To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will recognise emphysema and chronic bronchitis as industrial diseases.
( 161106 )
5 Mr Peter Brooke (Cities of London and Westminster): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, to what extent his Department has been able to make progress with its proposals to remove Crown exemption from statutory planning controls, currently contained in DoE Circular 18/84, as envisaged in a letter from his Department to the Chairman of the Westminster Society of 4th May 2000, which envisaged action as soon as a suitable legislative opportunity arose.
( 161107 )
6 Mr Peter Brooke (Cities of London and Westminster): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what specific training in mental health issues has been given to staff working on the Homeless Learning Line.
( 161108 )
7 Mr Peter Brooke (Cities of London and Westminster): To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what specific training in understanding drug and alcohol abuse has been given to staff working on the Homeless Learning Line.
( 161109 )
8 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he will provide an answer to the question from the honourable Member for the Vale of York concerning the price of inspection for small and medium-sized abattoirs, ref. 160645.
( 161110 )
9 Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what steps he is taking to ensure the standardisation of food labels so that universally recognised symbols are adopted for the descriptions (a) contains nuts, (b) does not contain nuts and (c) may contain traces of nuts.
( 161111 )
10 Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what measures he is taking to ensure the food industry protects those vulnerable to nut allergies, by manufacturing food in nut-free environments.
( 161112 )
11 Mr Mike Gapes (Ilford South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has to provide assistance for the construction of prisons and other secure detention places in Kosovo.
( 161113 )
12 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what targets he has set the Central Science Laboratory for 2001-02.
( 161114 )
13 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what targets he has set the Veterinary Laboratories Agency for 2001-02.
( 161115 )
14 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what targets he has set the Pesticide Safety Directorate for 2001-02.
( 161116 )
15 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what targets he has set the Veterinary Medicines Directorate for 2001-02.
( 161117 )
16 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will extend the consultation period for the re-assessment of the BNFL economic case for the Sellafield MOX Plant beyond 7th June.
( 161118 )
17 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what information he has received from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission in respect of proposals to use United Kingdom-origin plutonium in United States lead test assemblies for MOX plutonium-based fuels.
( 161119 )
18 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will publish the assessment his Department made of the BNFL economic case for the Sellafield MOX Plant, on which the departmental letter of endorsement included in the current public consultation documentation is based.
( 161120 )
19 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, on how many occasions external radioactivity has been measured as above permissible limits on flasks and rail transporter wagons carrying spent nuclear fuel to Sellafield since April 1998; and what measures are in place to minimise the sweating of radioactivity from nuclear transport flasks
( 161121 )
20 Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will set out the criteria used to select Arthur D. Little Ltd. as the consultant for the evaluation of the most recent BNFL economic case for operating its Sellafield MOX plant; which other consultants were considered; from which departmental budget the consultants will be paid; and what (a) BNFL and (b) other documentation relevant to the assessment and held by official bodies he has made available to the consultants.
( 161122 )
21 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer if a revised framework document for the Valuation Office Agency is available.
( 161123 )
22 Barbara Follett (Stevenage): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress has been achieved by the tax law rewrite project in the last year; and what plans it has for the coming year.
( 161124 )
23 Maria Eagle (Liverpool, Garston): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what the full year cost was of reducing fuel duty by 3p a litre; and if he will make a statement.
( 161125 )
24 Helen Jones (Warrington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the reason was for the increase in his Department's staff numbers between 1996-97 and 2001.
( 161126 )
25 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, when he will publish the report of the independent Review of Dispensing by Veterinary Surgeons of Prescription-only Medicines.
( 161127 )
26 Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether applications for the last digital radio licence available for London will be determined prior to a change in the law.
( 161128 )
27 Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, under what circumstances radio stations can obtain automatic renewal of their analogue licences by applying for a digital licence.
( 161129 )
28 Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the Governnment's policy is on granting an automatic renewal of Premier's analogue licence.
( 161130 )



 

 
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