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Summary Agenda 24 May 2004

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2.30 p.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
3.15 p.m.Oral Questions to the honourable Member representing the Church Commissioners and to the honourable Member representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission.
3.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsCivil Contingencies Bill: Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue until 10.00 p.m.).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
Delegated Legislation (Motion to refer) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
Northern Ireland Grand Committee (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Road transport access to Bristol International Airport (Dr Liam Fox) (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 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 MayTuesday 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 http://www.publications.

*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 MayMonday 7th and Tuesday 8th June
4.30 p.m. on Friday 4th JuneWednesday 9th June.

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