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Order of Business 30 November 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 11.30 a.m.      Prayers
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales
*1 Mrs Madeleine Moon (Bridgend):    What discussions he has had with the First Minister on capital investment in the health service in Wales.
( 31667 )
*2 Mrs Sia¤n C. James (Swansea East):    If he will make a statement on improvements to rail services in South Wales.
( 31668 )
*3 Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    What discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues on help for pensioners in Wales.
( 31669 )
*4 Jessica Morden (Newport East):    How many applications have been granted for 24 hour sale of alcohol licences in (a) Newport East and (b) Wales.
( 31670 )
*5 Chris Bryant (Rhondda):    How many community support officers have been recruited by the South Wales Police Force.
( 31671 )
*6 Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering):    What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary about the restructuring of police forces in Wales.
( 31672 )
*7 Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):    What assessment he has made of the likely impact on pubs along the Shropshire-Wales border of a smoking ban in England.
( 31673 )
*8 Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy):    If he will make a statement on employment levels in (a) Conwy and (b) Wales.
( 31674 )
*9 Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the revaluation of Welsh properties for the purposes of council tax.
( 31675 )
*10 Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean):    What discussions he has had with the National Assembly for Wales Minister for Health on funding for the provision of new hospitals serving patients in Wales.
( 31676 )
*11 Hywel Williams (Caernarfon):    What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues about building new nuclear power stations in Wales.
( 31677 )
*12 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    If he will make a statement on proposals for commissiong in the Health Service in Wales.
( 31678 )
*13 Mr Roger Williams (Brecon & Radnorshire):    What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on grants for domestic renewable energy facilities in Wales.
( 31679 )
*14 Paul Flynn (Newport West):    How many applications have been granted for 24 hour sale of alcohol licences in (a) Newport and (b) Wales.
( 31680 )

At 12 noon
Unless otherwise indicated the Members listed below will ask a Question without notice.
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
*Q1 Mr Wayne David (Caerphilly):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 30th November.
( 32922 )
*Q2 Miss Julie Kirkbride (Bromsgrove):    
( 32924 )
*Q3 Jo Swinson (East Dunbartonshire):    
( 32925 )
*Q4 Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside):    
( 32926 )
*Q5 Jim Cousins (Newcastle upon Tyne Central):    
( 32927 )
*Q6 Justine Greening (Putney):    
( 32928 )
*Q7 Dr Andrew Murrison (Westbury):    
( 32929 )
*Q8 Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    
( 32930 )
*Q9 Mr Nick Clegg (Sheffield, Hallam):    
( 32931 )
*Q10 Mr John Randall (Uxbridge):    
( 32932 )
*Q11 Ian Lucas (Wrexham):    
( 32933 )
*Q12 Damian Green (Ashford):    
( 32934 )
*Q13 Ben Chapman (Wirral South):    
( 32935 )
*Q14 Nick Herbert (Arundel & South Downs):    
( 32936 )

At 12.30 p.m.Urgent Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business

Notice of Presentation of Bill

+  1  


[No debate]

      Secretary John Reid
        Bill to make provision with respect to the armed forces; and for connected purposes.

Formal first reading: no debate or decision.

Ten minute rule Motion



[Up to 20 minutes]

      David Heyes
        That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the protection of abandoned inland waterways; and for connected purposes.

        The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).

Main Business

+  3  

TERRORISM (NORTHERN IRELAND) BILL:      Not amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.

[Until 7.00 p.m.]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Third Reading will also be taken.

        Proceedings on Consideration shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 6.00 p.m. and proceedings on Third Reading shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. (Order of 31st October).

At the end of the sitting:



        Proposed subject: Television reception in Wales (Mark Williams).

        Debate may continue until 7.30 p.m., or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).



1European Standing Committee2.30 p.m.Room 10 (public)
To consider EU Document No. 8630/05 relating to the Control of Avian Influenza.
2Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation2.30 p.m.Room 11 (public)
To consider the Supply of Relevant Veterinary Medicinal Products Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 2751).
3Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation2.30 p.m.Room 12 (public)
To consider the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2005.


4Science and Technology9.00 a.m.
9.45 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
Subject: Avian Influenza.
Witnesses: Professor Colin Blakemore, Chief Executive, Medical Research Council (MRC), Dr Alan Hay, Director, WHO Influenza Reference Centre, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Professor Andrew McMichael, MRC Human Immunology Unit, and Professor Anne Johnson, MRC Infections and Immunity Board.
5Education and Skills9.15 a.m.

9.30 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Subject: Schools White Paper.
Witnesses: Alison King and James Kempton, Children and Young People Board, Local Government Association, and Christine Davies CBE, Corporate Director for Children and Young People, Borough of Telford & Wrekin.
6Modernisation of the House of Commons9.30 a.m.Room 20 (private)
7Treasury Sub-Committee2.15 p.m.
2.30 p.m.
Room 6 (private)
Subject: Child trust funds: update on progress.
Witnesses: Ivan Lewis MP, Economic Secretary, Tony Orhnial, Director, Personal Tax and Welfare Reform, HM Treasury, and Mike Wells, Director, Savings, Pensions and Share Schemes, HM Revenue and Customs.
8Environmental Audit2.30 p.m.

2.50 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Subject: Sustainable Procurement: The Way Forward.
Witnesses: Office of Government Commerce; Elliot Morley MP, Minister of State, Climate Change and Environment, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (at approximately 3.30 p.m.).
9European Scrutiny2.30 p.m.Room 19 (private)
10Transport2.30 p.m.
2.45 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
Subjects: (i) Train Fares and Ticketing (ii) Sir Rod Eddington, Government Specialist Transport Adviser.
Witnesses: (i) Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC), Virgin Trains, GNER; Derek Twigg MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport (at approximately 3.30 p.m.) (ii) Sir Rod Eddington (at approximately 4.30 p.m.).
11Public Accounts3.30 p.m.Room 15 (public)
Subject: Northern Ireland's Waste Management Strategy.
Witness: Mr Stephen Peover, Permanent Secretary, Department of the Environment.
12Selection4.45 p.m.Room 13 (private)
13Statutory InstrumentsAs soon as convenient after 4.15 p.m.Room 7 (private)


14Statutory Instruments4.15 p.m.Room 7 (private)

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

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1    Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office:      Regulatory Impact Assessments (RIAs) published between 1st January and 30th June.
2    Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport:      Informal EU Gender Equality Council, Birmingham, 8th to 9th November.
3    Deputy Prime Minister:      Tenancy deposit protection: Consultation on secondary legislation.
4    Deputy Prime Minister:      Successful bids in the 5th PFI bidding round for the English Fire and Rescue Service.
5    Deputy Prime Minister:      Consultation paper on the Government's proposals for additional powers and responsibilities for the Greater London Authority—the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
6    Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs:      UK Presidency of the EU: Outcome of the General Affairs and External Relations Council (GAERC), 21st to 22nd November.
7    Secretary of State for Health:      Valuing People: Government Annual Report on Learning Disabilities 2005—`Making Things Better'.
8    Secretary of State for Health:      Food Standards Agency's annual report 2004-05.
9    Secretary of State for the Home Department:      Justice and Home Affairs Council,
10    Secretary of State for International Development:      Harm reduction: Drug use and HIV.
11    Secretary of State for Transport:      Integrated Kent Franchise.


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