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Order of Business 23 June 2005

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Notes:
* 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 10.30 a.m.      Prayers
Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
*1 Mr Peter Atkinson (Hexham):    If he will make a statement on the future of nuclear power in the UK.
( 6515 )
*2 Tom Brake (Carshalton & Wallington):    What discussions he has had with utility companies about the impact of proposed permit schemes for roadworks on their businesses and customers.
( 6516 )
*3 Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland):    If he will make a statement on the operation of the Supermarket Code of Practice.
( 6517 )
*4 Mr Anthony Steen (Totnes):    If he will make a statement on the future of nuclear power in the UK.
( 6518 )
*5 Mr Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks):    What recent assessment he has made of UK competitiveness.
( 6519 )
*6 Tony Baldry (Banbury):    If he will make a statement on the UK balance of trade with China.
( 6520 )
*7 Miss Anne Begg (Aberdeen South):    What steps the Government is taking to encourage people to work in the offshore oil and gas sector.
( 6521 )
*8 Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    What action he is taking to promote a healthy work-life balance.
( 6522 )
*9 David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    What action he is taking to protect vulnerable people from loan sharks.
( 6523 )
*10 Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    What assessment he has made of the UK's future gas needs.
( 6525 )
*11 Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West):    What steps he is taking to protect vulnerable people from loan sharks.
( 6526 )
*12 Paddy Tipping (Sherwood):    What financial support he made available for the deep coalmine industry in 2004-05; and how much such support he has made available in the 2005-06 financial year.
( 6527 )
*13 Sir Paul Beresford (Mole Valley):    If he will make a statement on the future of nuclear power in the UK.
( 6528 )
*14 Linda Gilroy (Plymouth, Sutton):    What steps he is taking to support new and emerging renewable technologies other than onshore windfarms.
( 6529 )
*15 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What recent representations he has received on the (a) benefits and (b) disadvantages of windfarms as a renewable energy source; and if he will make a statement.
( 6530 )
*16 Philip Davies (Shipley):    How many claims of (a) racial discrimination, (b) sexual discrimination, (c) disability discrimination and (d) multiple discrimination have been made by staff of the Equal Opportunities Commission against the Commission in each of the last 10 years.
( 6531 )
*17 Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    What assessment he has made of the potential for job creation from the steps the Government is taking to promote renewable energy.
( 6532 )
*18 Joan Walley (Stoke-on-Trent North):    What discussions he has had with the World Trade Organisation on reducing tariffs on exports of hotelware to the USA.
( 6533 )
*19 Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (Durham, City of):    What support the Government is making available for manufacturing industry in (a) the City of Durham and (b) England.
( 6534 )

At 11.20 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Minister for Women and Equality
*20 Chris Bryant (Rhondda):    What assessment she has made of the proportion of (a) women and (b) men who will graduate in mathematics, science and engineering in 2005.
( 6535 )
*21 Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central):    What steps she plans to take to reduce the pay differential between men and women.
( 6536 )
*22 Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    What discussions she has had with sports governing bodies about women's participation in sport and physical activity.
( 6537 )
*23 Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the female prison population.
( 6538 )
*24 Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    What steps she is taking to ensure the equal treatment of pregnant women within the workplace.
( 6539 )
*25 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What steps the Government is taking to help women returning to work after (a) giving birth and (b) bringing up a family.
( 6540 )
*26 Richard Younger-Ross (Teignbridge):    What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs concerning the Council of Europe Convention on Trafficking in relation to the trafficking of women.
( 6541 )

At 11.30 a.m.Urgent Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business

+  1  

REGULATION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES (LAND TRANSACTIONS) BILL:      Second Reading.

[Until 6.00 p.m.]

Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m.

+  2  

REGULATION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES (LAND TRANSACTIONS) BILL (PROGRAMME)

[No debate]

      Mr Geoffrey Hoon
      Mr Ivan Lewis
        That the following provisions shall apply to the Regulation of Financial Services (Land Transactions) Bill:

Committal

        1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

        2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 7th July 2005.

        3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

        4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

        5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

        6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

        7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(6)).

+  3  

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS

[No debate]

      Secretary Ruth Kelly
        That the draft Restriction on the Preparation of Adoption Reports Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 2nd March, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  4  

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS

[No debate]

      Secretary Ruth Kelly
        That the draft Suitability of Adopters Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 2nd March, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  5  

CRIMINAL LAW

[No debate]

      Mr Secretary Clarke
        That the draft Remand in Custody (Effect of Concurrent and Consecutive Sentences of Imprisonment) Rules 2005, which were laid before this House on 28th February, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  6  

COMPANIES

[No debate]

      Secretary Alan Johnson
        That the draft Community Interest Company Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 17th March, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

At the end of the sitting:

  7  

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Care homes in Caerphilly (Mr Wayne David).

        Debate may continue until 6.30 p.m., or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).


COMMITTEES

STANDING COMMITTEES

1Welsh Grand Committee1.00 p.m.Room 14 (public)
To consider the matter of the Government's Legislative Programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech.
2Standing Committee A9.00 a.m.
1.00 p.m.
Room 9 (public)
Further to consider the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill.
3Standing Committee B9.15 a.m.
2.00 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
Further to consider the Finance Bill (except Clauses Nos. 11, 18, 40, 43, 44 and 69 and Schedule 8).
4Standing Committee D8.55 a.m.
2.00 p.m.
Room 11 (public)
To consider the Consumer Credit Bill.
5Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation2.30 p.m.Room 12 (public)
To consider the draft Firearms (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005.

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]


Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1    Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs:      The Freedom of Information Act 2000—Statistics on Implementation in Central Government (January to March 05).
2    Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs:      Public Guardianship Office—Business Plan and key Performance Indicators 2005-06.
3    Secretary of State for Defence:      Sexual harassment in the Armed Forces.
4    Secretary of State for Defence:      Call-out of reservists for Iraq.
5    Secretary of State for Defence:      Defence Procurement Agency Key Targets 2005-06.
6    Secretary of State for Defence:      Defence Aviation Repair Agency Key Targets for 2005-06.
7    Deputy Prime Minister:      Decent homes.
8    Deputy Prime Minister:      Home loss payments.
9    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Publication of the end-to-end review of the Police Information Technology Organisation (PITO).
10    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Publication of the first Annual Report of the Sentencing Guidlines Council.
11    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Sectors-based Scheme Review.
12    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Section 21 of the Drugs Act 2005—Magic Mushrooms.
13    Secretary of State for Northern Ireland:      Annual Report for 2004-05 of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.


 

 
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