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Summary Agenda 1 April 2004

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11.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsMotion for Unopposed Return (without debate).
Oral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer.
12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any). (The Leader of the House is expected to announce future business and answer questions.)
AfterwardsSittings of the House (Motion) (may continue until any hour if the 6.00 p.m. Business Motion is agreed to).
Adjournment Debate: Matters to be considered before the forthcoming adjournment (may continue until 6.00 p.m.).
(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Message which may be received.)
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Transport in Pudsey (Mr Paul Truswell) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).
Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debate:
2.30 p.m.Caught in the net: by-catch of dolphins and porpoises off the UK coast—Third Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 88 (until 5.30 p.m.).


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 SportChurch Commissioners,   Public Accounts   Commission and   Speaker's Committee on   the Electoral Commission
Thursday 1st April Tuesday 20th AprilTransportCabinet Office
Thursday 1st AprilWednesday 21st AprilDeputy Prime MinisterPrime Minister
Monday 19th April(First sitting day after Easter)Thursday 22nd AprilEnvironment, Food andRural Affairs
Monday 19th AprilTuesday 27th AprilScotlandAdvocate 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 available from the Vote Office and on
*The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.


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
4.30 p.m. on Friday 16th AprilWednesday 21st April.

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