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Order of Business 28 June 2004

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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 2.30 p.m.      Prayers
Afterwards
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
*1 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What assessment she has made of the effects on golf clubs of the Licensing Act 2003.
( 180460 )
*2 Mrs Janet Dean (Burton):    What plans she has to support and promote an alcohol harm reduction strategy with the relevant groups and industries.
( 180461 )
*3 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    When she last met the National Playing Fields Association; and what was discussed.
( 180462 )
*4 Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    If she will make facilitating online pre-legislative scrutiny part of the BBC's public service requirement under the Charter renewal.
( 180463 )
*5 Helen Jones (Warrington North):    If she will make a statement on Government support for the arts in the North West.
( 180464 )
*6 Mr John Grogan (Selby):    If she will make a statement on the duration of the next BBC Charter.
( 180465 )
*7 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries):    What steps she is taking to encourage organised sporting activities, with the support of the police and local authorities, to combat anti-social behaviour of youths.
( 180467 )
*8 Mr Jim Cousins (Newcastle upon Tyne Central):    What steps she is taking to improve the (a) protection and (b) accessibility of new finds on World Heritage sites.
( 180468 )
*9 Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow):    What action the Department is taking as a result of the recent seminar at the British Museum chaired by Mr Jon Snow on Iraqi artefacts.
( 180469 )
*10 Mr Andrew Mackay (Bracknell):    How the Government will help increase public support for the 2012 London Olympic bid.
( 180470 )
*11 Mr Alan Williams (Swansea West):    Who audits the accuracy of the inventory of items in the Royal Collection; and what assessment she has made of whether the inventory is comprehensive.
( 180471 )
*12 Mr David Rendel (Newbury):    What progress her Department has made in assessing the likelihood of achieving its activity target to get 70 per cent. of the population reasonably active by 2020.
( 180472 )
*13 Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay):    What discussions she has had in the last six months on the likely impact of the Licensing Act 2003 on the level of binge drinking.
( 180473 )
*14 Mr Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon):    If she will make a statement on her museums policy.
( 180474 )
*15 Mr Bill Tynan (Hamilton South):    If she will make a statement on the consequences for horse racing in Scotland of the Office of Fair Trading Report on the Modernisation of British Horse Racing.
( 180475 )
*16 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire):    If she will take steps to discourage gambling.
( 180476 )
*17 Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    When she expects to publish the fee structure for licence applications under the Licensing Act 2003.
( 180478 )
*18 Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight):    If she will make a statement on the promotion of tourism in England.
( 180479 )

At 3.15 p.m.
Oral Questions to the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission and the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners
*19 Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what assessment the Electoral Commission is making of the advice it gave electoral returning officers for recent all-postal ballots.
( 180450 )
*20 Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, if he will make a statement on the Electoral Commission's evaluation of the all-postal ballot pilots in the recent European parliamentary and local government elections.
( 180451 )
*21 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what assessment the Commission has made of the all-postal voting system, following the pilots in four English regions in the June elections.
( 180452 )
*22 Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what evaluation the Commission has made of the effects of holding council elections in June rather than May.
( 180454 )
*23 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): To ask the honourable Member for Middlesborough, representing the Church Commissioners, what steps are being taken to recruit parish priests, particularly in rural areas, to replace those who are due to retire in the coming years.
( 180455 )
*24 Mr Mark Lazarowicz (Edinburgh North & Leith): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, if the Commission will conduct an assessment of the merits of allowing electors a choice of polling stations at which to cast their vote.
( 180456 )
*25 David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): To ask the honourable Member for Middlesborough, representing the Church Commissioners, how many retired clergy were receiving assistance with accommodation on 1st April (a) 1984, (b) 1994 and (c) 2004; and if he will make a statement.
( 180457 )
*26 Bob Spink (Castle Point): To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what assessment the Electoral Commission has made of the postal ballot pilots.
( 180458 )
*27 Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire): To ask the honourable Member for Middlesborough, representing the Church Commissioners, what discussions the Commissioners have had with the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey about the builder's yard between the Abbey and St Margaret's Church.
( 180459 )

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

Main Business

+  1  

CONSOLIDATED FUND (APPROPRIATION) BILL:      Second Reading.

[No debate]

        The Questions on Second and Third Reading of the Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill will be put without debate (Standing Order No. 56).

+  2  

HUMAN TISSUE BILL:      As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.

[Until 10.00 p.m.]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Third Reading will also be taken.

        Proceedings on Consideration shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 9.00 p.m. and proceedings on Third Reading shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 p.m. (Order of 15th January).

+  3  

STAFF REGULATIONS OF OFFICIALS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

[No debate]

      Mr Denis MacShane
        That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15185/03, draft Council Regulation amending the Staff Regulations of officials and the Conditions of Employment of other servants of the European Communities; supports the Government's view that this is a major step in the Commission's reform programme in establishing a modernised human resources policy for the European Union institutions; and welcomes the adoption of the new Staff Regulations in promoting merit, efficiency, staff development and providing for significant long-term savings in the European Union budget.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 119(9)).

+  4  

POLICE

[No debate]

      Mr Secretary Blunkett
        That the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 27th May, be approved.

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

At the end of the sitting:

  5  

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Operations of the Sedgemoor Group and the planning system (Mr Stephen O'Brien).

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


COMMITTEES

STANDING COMMITTEES

1First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation4.30 p.m.Room 10 (public)
To consider the draft Transport Act 2000 (Consequential Amendment) Order 2004.
2Standing Committee D6.00 p.m.Room 7 (private)
(Programming Sub-Committee) (Public Audit (Wales) Bill [Lords])

SELECT COMMITTEES

3Education and Skills3.30 p.m.The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
4Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions4.00 p.m.The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
5Treasury4.00 p.m.


4.15 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: Restoring confidence in long term savings.
Witness: Ruth Kelly MP, Financial Secretary, HM Treasury.
6Environmental Audit4.15 p.m.
4.30 p.m.
Room 20 (private)
(public)
Subject: The Sustainable Development Strategy: illusion or reality?
Witness: UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy.
7Public Accounts4.30 p.m.Room 15 (public)
Subject: Department for International Development: Responding to HIV/AIDS.
Witnesses: Mr Suma Chakrabarti, Permament Secretary, Mr Graham Stegmann, Mr Richard Calvert, and Ms Robin Gorna, Department for International Development.

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


Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1    Secretary of State for Education and Skills:      Initial Response to Making Mathematics Count, the Report of the Post-14 Mathematics Inquiry.
2    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 Appointed Persons Annual Report.
3    Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:      Outcome of the public inquiry on the Designation Order for a New Forest National Park.
4    Secretary of State for Defence:      Medical Supplies Agency key targets for financial year 2004-05.


 

 
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