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Summary Agenda 6 May 2003

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2.30 p.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsPrivate Business (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
3.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsChildren's Television (Advertising)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Debra Shipley) (for up to 20 minutes).
Finance Bill: Second Reading (may continue until any hour).
—      followed by Programme Motion (without debate).
Work and Pensions Committee (change in membership) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Asthma (Mr David Chaytor) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debates:
9.30 a.m.Future of the steel industry in the UK (Helen Jackson).
11.00 a.m.Higgs review of the role and effectiveness of non-executive directors (Mr Archie Norman).
12.30 p.m.Dementia services in South Derbyshire (Mr Mark Todd).
1.00 p.m.NHS complaints procedure reform (Mr Philip Hammond).
1.30 p.m.Arms' length management organisations for council housing in Nottingham (Mr Graham Allen) (until 2.00 p.m.).


Cross-cutting questions in Westminster Hall on Tackling Drugs
Pursuant to Standing Order No. 10(3), the Chairman of Ways and Means has approved the following arrangements for Questions in Westminster Hall on Thursday 22nd May:
  • Questions to ministers will be taken from 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
  • Up to 15 Questions will be printed for oral answer.
  • Ministers will answer from the following departments: Home Office; Department of Health; Department for Education and Skills; Lord Chancellor's Department; and HM Treasury on the subject of Tackling drugs.
  • It will be for the ministerial team answering questions to decide which minister takes the lead in replying to a particular question and its supplementaries, although another minister may intervene. After an initial answer, the Deputy Speaker will call Members to ask supplementary Questions.
  • Questions not reached will be given a written answer.
  • Members may table questions for this session in the normal way for oral Questions. The shuffle to decide which Questions will be printed for this question period will be at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday 14th May.

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