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Order of Business 23 May 2005

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* indicates a question for oral answer.
[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.
Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.

At 3.30 p.m.Urgent Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business

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QUEEN'S SPEECH (MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS): Adjourned Debate on Question (17th May).

[Until 10.00 p.m.]

        Motion made, and Question proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:

        Most Gracious Sovereign,

        We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament—(Mr Kevin Barron).

        Proposed subjects for debate: Home Affairs and Communities.

Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject: Nutrition and school meals (David Taylor).

        Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m., or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today


Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs:      Legislative Programme for Department for Constitutional Affairs.


Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs:      Criminal Defence Service Bill: Framework Document.


Secretary of State for Health:      Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health's 2003-04 annual report.


Secretary of State for Transport:      Crossrail: Consultation on the environmental statement.

Private Members' Bills
   The Speaker has appointed 10 o'clock on Thursday 26th May 2005, and Committee Room 10 as the time and place for holding the Ballot for Private Members' Bills.


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