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Order of Business Monday 22nd October 2001

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* 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
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department
*1 Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    When he will publish his review of the voucher system for the support of asylum seekers.
( 5136 )
*2 Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    What plans he has to extend CCTV in those areas that already have a CCTV presence in their town centres.
( 5137 )
*3 Judy Mallaber (Amber Valley):    What action he is taking to extend the use of anti-social behaviour orders.
( 5138 )
*4 Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    What steps he is taking to enable asylum seekers to work legally.
( 5140 )
*5 Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    What assessment he has made of the connection between crime reduction and the provision of leisure, recreation and sporting facilities for young people.
( 5141 )
*6 Bob Spink (Castle Point):    What recent discussions he has had with Essex Police about police numbers in Essex.
( 5142 )
*7 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    What proposals he has to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
( 5144 )
*8 Mr Chris Bryant (Rhondda):    What plans he has to meet the Chief Constable of South Wales Police to discuss staffing of police stations in South Wales.
( 5145 )
*9 Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):    If he will make a statement on the number of special constables available for duty in England and Wales.
( 5146 )
*10 Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford & Southend East):    If he will make a statement on his policy for dealing with asylum seekers.
( 5147 )
*11 Dr Stephen Ladyman (South Thanet):    What plans he has to change the law in respect of double jeopardy.
( 5150 )
*12 Mr Gareth R. Thomas (Harrow West):    What further action he is taking to increase recruitment into the Metropolitan Police.
( 5151 )
*13 Angela Watkinson (Upminster):    What the maximum capacity of the Metropolitan Police Training School was in each of the last three years; and what percentage of trainees completed the course successfully in each of those years.
( 5153 )
*14 Barbara Follett (Stevenage):    If he will make a statement on the measures he is taking to reduce youth offending.
( 5155 )
*15 Mr Colin Challen (Morley & Rothwell):    If he will make a statement on the intensive supervision and surveillance programme.
( 5156 )
*16 Tom Brake (Carshalton & Wallington):    If he will make a statement on police retention and recruitment.
( 5157 )
*17 Derek Wyatt (Sittingbourne & Sheppey):    If he will make a statement on his priorities for tackling prison reform.
( 5158 )
*18 Phil Sawford (Kettering):    What recent discussions he has had with the Chief Constable on police numbers in Northamptonshire.
( 5159 )
*19 Mr Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks):    If he will make a statement on levels of violent crime.
( 5160 )
*20 Ms Meg Munn (Sheffield, Heeley):    What plans he has to improve the police complaints system.
( 5161 )
*21 Joan Ruddock (Lewisham, Deptford):    If he will make a statement about the reassurance work of the police.
( 5162 )
*22 Hugh Bayley (City of York):    What recent discussions he has had with the Chief Constable on increasing the number of police officers in North Yorkshire.
( 5163 )
*23 Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    If he will visit the DARE drug education programme and make it a model for a nationwide scheme for all 10 year olds.
( 5164 )
*24 Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):    How many police officers in the (a) Dyfed Powys area and (b) Aberystwyth division were suspended from work on full, part or sick pay for (i) six months, (ii) one year and (iii) two years or more during the last year.
( 5165 )
*25 Mr Terry Rooney (Bradford North):    If he will make a statement on the management of personnel within police forces.
( 5166 )
*26 Geraint Davies (Croydon Central):    If he will make a statement on crime reduction partnerships.
( 5167 )
*27 Jane Griffiths (Reading East):    What steps he is taking to improve retention of female officers in the police force.
( 5168 )
*28 Lawrie Quinn (Scarborough & Whitby):    What plans he has to visit Scarborough and Whitby to inspect the North Yorkshire Police Force and the rural mobile police station initiative.
( 5169 )
*29 Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    If he will make a statement on police numbers in Sussex.
( 5170 )
*30 Mr David Amess (Southend West):    What recent representations he has received on police numbers in the South East.
( 5171 )
*31 Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):    If he will make a statement on the guidance issued on the siting of speed control cameras.
( 5172 )
*32 Mr David Laws (Yeovil):    If he will make increased funding available to the Avon and Somerset police authority.
( 5173 )
*33 Mr Peter Viggers (Gosport):    If he will establish a Royal Commission to examine the law on drug abuse.
( 5174 )
*34 Peter Bradley (The Wrekin):    What assessment he has made of the effect on crime levels of the increased funding for rural policing; and if he will make a statement.
( 5175 )

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

Main Business

+  1  

HOMELESSNESS BILL:      Not amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.        [Until 10.00 p.m.]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Third Reading may also be taken.

Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.

+  2  

SOCIAL SECURITY        [No debate]

Mr Secretary Byers

        That the draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2001, which were laid before this House on 19th July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject: Government policy on abandoned vehicles (Barbara Follett).

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



1Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation4.30 p.m.Room 9 (public)
To consider the draft Drug Abstinence Order (Responsible Officer) (No. 2) Order 2001.


2Public Accounts4.30 p.m.Room 8 (public)
Subject: Income Tax Self Assessment.
Witnesses: Sir Nick Montagu, KCB, Chairman, Mr Dave Hartnett, Director, and Mr Stephen Banyard, Director, Inland Revenue.
3Information4.30 p.m.The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)


4Human Rights4.30 p.m.Room 4 (private)

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


Written Questions tabled on Friday 19th October for answer today++

1 Jane Griffiths (Reading East): To ask the Prime Minister, if he will make a statement on the latest situation with regard to the bombing in Afghanistan.
( 9822 )
2 Mr Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port & Neston): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the annual report and accounts of the Medicines Control Agency.
( 9823 )
3 Jane Griffiths (Reading East): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to reform the existing rules on media ownership.
( 9874 )


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