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QUEEN'S SPEECH (MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS): Adjourned Debate on Question (13th November). [Until 2.30 p.m.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:
We, Your Majesty's dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament(Mr George Foulkes).
As an Amendment to the Address, at end add
Mr Alex Salmond
Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Mr Michael Weir
Mr Simon Thomas
`But humbly regret that the Gracious Speech contains no proposals to help the struggling agriculture, manufacturing, fishing and North Sea industries; fails to provide any further transfer of powers to Wales and Scotland; and does not provide an adequate platform for the Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales to tackle the pressing issues and problems of these nations.'.
Proposed subjects for debate: Education, Culture, Media and Sport.
|Debate may continue until 2.30 p.m.|
|At the end of the sitting|
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Proposed subject: Potters Bar rail accident (Mr James Clappison).
|Debate may continue until 3.00 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 11).|
Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
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Secretary of State for the Home Department: Arrangements governing the carriage of firearms by French frontier and customs officers operating controls on British territory.
Written Questions tabled on Thursday 14th November
||Mr David Stewart (Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to publish the National Service Framework for diabetes.
||Mr Ivan Henderson (Harwich): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer when he plans to deliver his pre-Budget Report to the House.
Standing Committee Notices
| The Welsh Grand Committee will meet on Thursday 21st November at 8.55 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. to consider the Government's legislative programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech as it relates to Wales.|
| The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 19th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Functions of Traffic Wardens (Amendment) Order 2002.|
| The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 20th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Northern Ireland (Designation of Public Authorities) Order 2002.|
| The Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 21st November at 9.55 a.m. to consider the Excise Duties (Personal Reliefs) (Revocation) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 2691).|
| The Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 21st November at 9.55 a.m. to consider the draft Release of Short-Term Prisoners on Licence (Amendment of Requisite Period) Order 2002.|
| European Standing Committee A will meet on Thursday 21st November at 2.30 p.m. to consider European Union Document No. 14394/01, relating to greenhouse gas emission trading within the Community.|
| European Standing Committee B will meet on Wednesday 20th November at 10.30 a.m. to consider European Union Document No. 12839/02 Addenda 1-13, relating to the European Commission strategy paper on enlargement and reports on progress by applicant countries.|