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Summary Agenda 29 March 2004

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2.30 p.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence.
3.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsEuropean Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill: Consideration of Lords Message (may continue for up to one hour).
Employment Relations Bill: Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue for up to four hours).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
European Union Document (Motion) (without debate).
Delegated Legislation (Motion to refer) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Release of the 1911 census (Mr Alistair Carmichael) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).



Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on 1st April. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post.


Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling questions for oral answer after Easter.
Last date of tabling*Date for answerDepartments etc.
Thursday 1st AprilMonday 19th AprilCulture, Media and Sport
Church Commissioners, Public Accounts, Commission and Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
Thursday 1st April Tuesday 20th AprilTransport
Cabinet Office
Thursday 1st AprilWednesday 21st AprilDeputy Prime Minister
Prime Minister
Monday 19th April(First sitting day after Easter)Thursday 22nd AprilEnvironment, Food and
Rural Affairs
Tuesday 27th AprilScotland
Advocate General
For further details of last tabling days for oral questions, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office.
The results of the shuffles on 1st April will be published on 2nd April in a blue notice paper and on
*The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.


The latest time for tabling a question for written answer on a named day before the Easter adjournment is 10.30 p.m. or the rising of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Monday 29th March, for answer on Thursday 1st April.
The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer on the first three days after the adjournment:
Time for tablingFor answer on
4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 14th AprilMonday 19th April and Tuesday 20th April
4.30p.m. on Friday 16th AprilWednesday 21st April.

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