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Summary Agenda 20 May 2004

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11.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsPrivate Business (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any). (The Leader of the House is expected to announce future business and answer questions.)
AfterwardsPensions Bill: Report Stage and Third Reading [3rd allotted day] (may continue until 6.00 p.m.)
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Future of the Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh (Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).
Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debate:
2.30 p.m.Foreign Policy Aspects of the War against Terrorism—Second Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 81, and the Government's response thereto, Cm 6162 (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 Thursday 27th May. 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 Whitsun:
Last date of tabling*Date for answerDepartments etc.
Thursday 27th MayMonday 7th JuneWork and Pensions
Thursday 27th May Tuesday 8th JuneHealth
Thursday 27th MayWednesday 9th JuneWales Prime Minister
Monday 7th June(First sitting day after Whitsun)Thursday 10th JuneTrade and Industry Minister
for Women
    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 27th May will be published on 28th May in a blue notice paper available from the Vote Office 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 Whitsun adjournment is 10.30 p.m. or the rising of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Monday 24th May for answer on Thursday 27th May.
    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
6.30 p.m. or rising of the House(if earlier) on
Thursday 27th May
Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th June
4.30 p.m. on Friday 4th JuneWednesday 9th June.

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