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Order of Business 27 February 2004

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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 9.30 a.m.      Prayers

Main Business

        Note: If proceedings on the first bill end before 2.30 p.m., the second Bill and, possibly, subsequent Bills may be debated in the time remaining. After 2.30 p.m., only those Bills which are unopposed may make further progress.



    Member in Charge:      Jim Sheridan


    Member in Charge:      Mr Gordon Prentice


    Member in Charge:      Mr Andrew Dismore
Debate may continue until 2.30 p.m.

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject:      Sitting hours of the House (Jane Griffiths).

        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

1    Secretary of State for Education and Skills:      Surplus Places Survey 2003.
2    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Passport Records Agency Annual Account 2002-03.
3    Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer:      Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
4    Secretary of State for Work and Pensions:      Draft Disability Discrimination Bill—Clause on local councillors.
5    Secretary of State for Defence:      Free packet service to British forces in the Gulf.
6    Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs:      Forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union.


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