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Summary Agenda 9 September 2004

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11.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Education and Skills.
12.20 p.m.Oral Questions to the Solicitor General.
12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any). (The Leader of the House is expected to announce future business and answer questions.)
AfterwardsPresentation of Bill (without debate).
 Regulatory Reform Order (Motion for approval) (without debate).
 Statutory Instrument (Motion for approval) (without debate).
 Adjournment Debate: European Constitution(may continue until 6.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Compensation payments to former miners suffering from chronic bronchitis and emphysema (Jeff Ennis) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

 Sitting in Westminster Hall
 Adjournment Debate:
2.30 p.m.Within REACH: the EU's new chemicals strategy—Sixth Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 1720-I, and the Government's response thereto, Seventh Special Report, Session 2003-04, HC 895 (until 5.30 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 16th September. 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 October:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Tuesday 5th OctoberMonday 11th OctoberWork and Pensions
Tuesday 5th October Tuesday 12th OctoberForeign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 5th OctoberWednesday 13th OctoberInternational Development; Prime Minister
Monday 11th October
(First sitting day in October)
Thursday 14th OctoberTreasury

The results of the shuffles on 5th October will be published on 6th October 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 latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Conference Adjournment is 10.30 p.m., or the rising of the House if earlier, on Monday 13th September.
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 5th OctoberMonday 11th October and Tuesday 12th October
4.30 p.m. on Friday 8th OctoberWednesday 13th October

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