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Summary Agenda 21 July 2004

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11.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister.
12 noonOral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsFishery Limits (United Kingdom)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr Anthony Steen) (for up to 20 minutes).
Devolution (Motions for approval) (may continue for up to three hours).
Fire and Rescue Services Bill (Programme (No. 2) Motion) (without debate).
Fire and Rescue Services Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments (may continue for up to two hours).
(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords messages which may be received.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Walsgrave Hospital Trust and Dr Raj Mattu (Mr Jim Cunningham) (until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debates:
9.30 a.m.Funding of political parties (Matthew Taylor).
11.00 a.m.Further education provision for mature and special needs students (Steve Webb).

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

2.00 p.m.Peace agreement for Sudan (Mr Hilton Dawson).
3.30 p.m.Whistle-blowing and the case of Mr Jim Hemingway (Mr Fabian Hamilton).
4.00 p.m.Government policy in relation to death penalty cases involving British citizens (Mr Alistair Carmichael) (until 4.30 p.m.).



Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until the rising of the House on 22nd July. 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 in the first sitting week in September:
Last date of tabling*Date for answerDepartments etc.
Tuesday 31st AugustTuesday 7th SeptemberScotland; Advocate General; Constitutional Affairs; Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission
Tuesday 31st AugustWednesday 8th SeptemberNorthern Ireland; Prime Minister
Tuesday 31st AugustThursday 9th SeptemberEducation and Skills; Solicitor General
The results of the shuffles on 31st August will be published on 1st September in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office.
*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 Tuesday 31st AugustTuesday 7th September
4.30 p.m. on Friday 3rd SeptemberWednesday 8th September
4.30 p.m. on Monday 6th SeptemberThursday 9th September

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