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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 2.30 p.m.      Prayers
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department
*1 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries and Galloway):    What plans he has to tackle knife crime.
( 1 )
*2 Tony Baldry (Banbury):    If he will take into account regional variations in the cost of living when considering national terms of pay and conditions for police officers.
( 2 )
*3 Ben Chapman (Wirral South):    If he will make a statement on anti-social behaviour in Wirral South.
( 3 )
*4 Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North):    If he will take steps to improve custodial facilities for young people.
( 4 )
*5 Mr Eric Forth (Bromley & Chislehurst):    What assessment he has made of the administrative burden for police personnel.
( 5 )
*6 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    What steps he is taking to deal with anti-social crimes.
( 7 )
*7 Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):    If he will make a statement on the progress of the drugs intervention programme.
( 8 )
*8 Mr Tom Harris (Glasgow South):    What steps the Government is taking to combat identity theft.
( 9 )
*9 Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire):    If he will make a statement on the funding of non-metropolitan police authorities.
( 11 )
*10 David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    How many community support officers have been recruited in Leicestershire.
( 12 )
*11 Barbara Follett (Stevenage):    What research his Department has conducted on the success rates of rehabilitative programmes in prison.
( 13 )
*12 Bill Wiggin (Leominster):    If he will make a statement on levels of hard drug use in England and Wales.
( 14 )
*13 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    If he will undertake a review of the legislation relating to ball-bearing guns; and if he will make a statement.
( 15 )
*14 Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    What assessment he has made of public confidence in the British Crime Survey.
( 16 )
*15 Mr Michael Foster (Worcester):    What steps he plans to take to encourage communities to tackle anti-social behaviour.
( 17 )
*16 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    What his policy is on requiring young offenders to wear uniforms while on community service.
( 18 )
*17 Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port & Neston):    If he will make a statement on how he plans to tackle anti-social behaviour.
( 19 )
*18 Angela Watkinson (Upminster):    Whether he plans to provide local and police authorities with additional resources in response to the recent changes in the licensing laws.
( 20 )
*19 Dr Phyllis Starkey (Milton Keynes South West):    What assessment his Department has made of re-offending rates after community sentencing.
( 21 )
*20 Sandra Gidley (Romsey):    If he will make a statement on Government action to counter people trafficking.
( 23 )
*21 Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    What his latest estimate is of the total cost of implementing the Government's plans for identity cards.
( 24 )
*22 Mr Paul Goodman (Wycombe):    What plans the Government has to increase the number of prison places.
( 25 )

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

Main Business

+  1  

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 Health:      Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health's 2002-03 annual report.


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

Private Members' Bills

  7  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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