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Summary Agenda 26 May 2004

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11.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsPrivate Business (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
12 noonOral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsOpposition Day: (1) Financial burdens imposed on local authorities by central Government; (2) Town cramming and urban sprawl (may continue until 7.00 p.m.).
Welsh Grand Committee (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Future of Northern Cyprus (Ann Winterton) (until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debates:
9.30 a.m.Lupus (Mrs Janet Dean).
11.00 a.m.Safety of child cyclists (Mr Eric Martlew).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
2.00 p.m.Tackling the illicit trade in antiquities (Mr Richard Allan).
3.30 p.m.Support for breast feeding (Annette Brooke).
4.00 p.m.UK paper industry (Jonathan Shaw) (until 4.30 p.m.).



[Sitting at Westminster on Thursday 17th June at 2.30 p.m.]

Notices of Oral Questions for Thursday 17th June may be submitted to the Table Office from 9.30 a.m. on Wednesday 26th May. Notices for inclusion in the shuffle should be submitted by 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday 9th June.

Applications for an adjournment debate for Thursday 17th June should be submitted to the Speaker's Office by 7.00 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is the earlier) on Tuesday 8th June. The ballot will take place on Wednesday 9th June.


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 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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