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Order of Business 30 June 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 10.30 a.m.      Prayers
Oral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
*1 Mr David Amess (Southend West):    What recent representations he has received on the operation of the tax credits system.
( 8140 )
*2 Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):    If he will make a statement on the accuracy of his Department's forecasting of borrowing.
( 8141 )
*3 John Bercow (Buckingham):    If he will make a statement on the operation of tax credits.
( 8142 )
*4 Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):    What assessment he has made of the effect of the level of taxation on the state of the economy.
( 8143 )
*5 Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):    What proposals he intends to put to the G8 summit in Gleneagles for an international finance facility for immunisation; and if he will make a statement.
( 8144 )
*6 Anne Snelgrove (South Swindon):    If he will make a statement on the proposals to reduce global poverty to be made at the G8 summit.
( 8145 )
*7 John Barrett (Edinburgh West):    What progress is being made towards ending the debt owed by the world's poorest countries.
( 8146 )
*8 Andrew Gwynne (Denton & Reddish):    If he will make a statement on his plans for cancellation of debt in the world's poorest countries under the UK's presidency of the G8.
( 8147 )
*9 Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire):    If he will make a statement on the effects of levels of employment on the UK economy.
( 8148 )
*10 Stephen Hesford (Wirral West):    What discussions he has had with other finance ministers on meeting the 2015 targets for reducing world poverty.
( 8150 )
*11 Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland):    What steps he is taking to encourage industry to increase support for research and development.
( 8151 )
*12 Mr Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire):    What assessment he has made of the performance of the European single currency.
( 8152 )
*13 David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):    What recent representations he has received regarding the operation of the tax credit system.
( 8154 )
*14 Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    What progress he has made towards the target of eradicating child poverty within a generation; and what further action he intends to take in furtherance of meeting this target.
( 8155 )
*15 Ms Angela C. Smith (Sheffield, Hillsborough):    If he will make a statement on his proposals for debt relief at the G8 summit.
( 8156 )
*16 Mark Pritchard (Wrekin, The):    What changes he expects in the level of Government net borrowing in the next five years.
( 8157 )
*17 Sir Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield):    If he will make a statement on shared appreciation mortgages.
( 8158 )
*18 Mr Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk):    How much tax was raised from stamp duty in the (a) 1997-98 and (b) 2004-05 financial year.
( 8159 )
*19 Mr Sio¤n Simon (Birmingham, Erdington):    If he will make a statement on his economic objectives for the Gleneagles summit.
( 8160 )
*20 Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering):    What his latest estimate is of the value of the foreign currency reserves of the UK.
( 8161 )
*21 Mrs Madeleine Moon (Bridgend):    What progress is being made towards 100 per cent. multilateral debt relief.
( 8162 )
*22 Mr Ben Wallace (Lancaster & Wyre):    How much in overpayment of (a) working tax credit and (b) working family tax credit is owed to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.
( 8163 )
*23 Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow):    If he will simplify the tax credits system so that it can be explained to applicants in significantly fewer pages of guidance notes than at present.
( 8164 )

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

Main Business

+  1  


[Until 6.00 p.m.]

      The Prime Minister
        That this House do now adjourn.

        Proposed subject for debate: Helping Africa to fight poverty.

Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m.

+  2  

ESTIMATES, 2005-06

      John Healey
        That, for the year ending with 31st March 2006—

      (1)   further resources, not exceeding £277,697,379,000, be authorised for use of defence and civil services as set out in HC 2, HC 3, HC 4 and HC 5,

      (2)   a further sum, not exceeding £203,017,367,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to meet the costs of defence and civil services as so set out, and

      (3)   limits as set out in HC 2, HC 4 and HC 5 be set on appropriations in aid.

To be decided at 6.00 p.m. (Standing Order No. 55(1) and (4)).

A Bill is to be brought in upon the above Motion, if it is agreed to by the House.

+  3  


[No debate after 6.00 p.m.]

      Mr Geoffrey Hoon
        That, notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of Bills brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions, more than one stage of the Finance Bill may be taken at any sitting of the House.

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 6.00 p.m.

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject: Barbara Clark of Bridgwater (Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger).

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



1Standing Committee A9.00 a.m.
1.00 p.m.
Room 9 (public)
Further to consider the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill.
2Standing 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).
3Standing Committee E9.00 a.m.
1.00 p.m.
Room 8 (public)
Further to consider the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill.

[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:      Broadcasting courts.
2    Secretary of State for Education and Skills:      Information sharing databases (indexes) in children's services.
3    Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:      Publication of Sustainable Development Indicators.
4    Secretary of State for Health:      Publication of `Taking Healthcare to the Patient: Transforming NHS Ambulance Services'.
5    Secretary of State for Northern Ireland:      Construction Industry Training Board Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31st August 2004.
6    Secretary of State for Trade and Industry:      Coal Health Compensation Scheme.
7    Secretary of State for Transport:      Manchester Metrolink refurbishment.


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