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Order of Business 10 November 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 11.30 a.m.      Prayers
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development
*1 Mr Win Griffiths (Bridgend):    What plans he has to visit Sierra Leone in the next three months to discuss progress on the agreement made with its government on the development of Sierra Leone after the civil war.
( 197140 )
*2 Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):    What assessment he has made of the role in international development terms of remittance of funds from individuals living and working in the United Kingdom to families in developing countries.
( 197141 )
*3 Tim Loughton (East Worthing & Shoreham):    What support his Department has provided for the training of (a) doctors and (b) nurses in Africa in each of the last five years.
( 197142 )
*4 Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough):    If he will make a statement on the work of the Commission for Africa.
( 197143 )
*5 Valerie Davey (Bristol West):    What assessment his Department has made of the humanitarian situation in northern Uganda; and if he will make a statement.
( 197144 )
*6 Mr Jonathan Sayeed (Mid Bedfordshire):    What action he has taken to ensure the success of the interim accord in furthering negotiations in the Doha round; and if he will make a statement.
( 197145 )
*7 Mr John MacDougall (Central Fife):    If he will make a statement on the humanitarian situation in Iraq.
( 197146 )
*8 Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    How much UK spending on Iraqi reconstruction has been incurred to date; and how much is planned for the remainder of the current financial year.
( 197147 )
*9 Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    How much his Department has spent on independent research on Afghanistan since 2001; and if he will make a statement.
( 197148 )
*10 Mr Bill Tynan (Hamilton South):    If he will make a statement on the level of aid given to Nigeria in 2003-04.
( 197149 )
*11 David Burnside (South Antrim):    What assessment he has made of the consequences of the proposed European Constitution on the executive powers and responsibilities of his Department.
( 197150 )
*12 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    If he will make a statement on humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.
( 197151 )
*13 Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    What his assessment is of the contribution being made by faith-based NGOs in tackling housing and poverty issues in East Africa.
( 197152 )
*14 Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore):    If he will make a statement on his Department's work in the Palestinian territories.
( 197153 )
*15 Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    What projects his Department is supporting in Burma.
( 197154 )

At 12 noon
Unless otherwise indicated the Members listed below will ask a Question without notice.
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
*Q1 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    If he will make it his policy to recognise the service of personnel on the Russian convoys by the award of an Arctic Star campaign medal.
( 197155 )
*Q2 Sarah Teather (Brent East):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 10th November.
( 197156 )
*Q3 Mr Mohammad Sarwar (Glasgow Govan):    
( 197157 )
*Q4 Norman Baker (Lewes):    When he last visited the Lewes constituency.
( 197158 )
*Q5 Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    
( 197159 )
*Q6 Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    
( 197160 )
*Q7 Tom Brake (Carshalton & Wallington):    
( 197161 )
*Q8 Mr Brian H. Donohoe (Cunninghame South):    
( 197162 )
*Q9 Bob Spink (Castle Point):    
( 197163 )
*Q10 Mr Alan Reid (Argyll & Bute):    
( 197164 )
*Q11 Ms Oona King (Bethnal Green & Bow):    
( 197165 )
*Q12 Mr Bill O'Brien (Normanton):    
( 197166 )
*Q13 Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle):    
( 197167 )
*Q14 Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford & Southend East):    
( 197168 )
*Q15 David Hamilton (Midlothian):    
( 197169 )

At 12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business

Ten minute rule Motion



[Up to 20 minutes]

      Mr Andrew Turner
        That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the law relating to Anti-Social Behaviour Orders to extend their application to cases of domestic violence and alcohol-related disorder.

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).

Consideration of Lords Amendments Subsequent stages

Main Business

+  2  


[No debate]

      Mr Secretary Reid
      Mr Peter Hain
        That the Programme Order of 15th January 2004 be supplemented as follows—

        1.      Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. at this day's sitting.

        2.      Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any further Question being put.

        3.      The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

        To be decided without debate (Orders of 28th June 2001 and 6th November 2003).

+  3  

[Until 7.00 p.m.]

For Motions and Amendments relating to the Lords Amendments, see separate Paper.

        Proceedings shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m., if the Human Tissue Bill (Programme) (No. 2) Motion is agreed to.

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject: Emergency obstetrics care for overseas patients in Northern Ireland (The Reverend Martin Smyth).

        Debate may continue until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9 and Order of 29th October 2002).

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today


Secretary of State for the Department for Constitutional Affairs:      Government response to the Better Regulation Task Force report Better Routes to Redress.


Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs:      Annual Report on Human Rights.


Secretary of State for the Home Department:      United Kingdom transitional arrangements for accession state nationals: monitoring information.


Secretary of State for Northern Ireland:      Tourism Ireland Limited, Annual Report and Accounts 2003.


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