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Order of Business Thursday 15 December 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.


Thursday 15th December 2005
Order of Business
At 10.30 a.m.
  Prayers
Afterwards
Private Business
Note: Private Business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.

Afterwards
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.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
   1  
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): If she will make a statement on the future of the EU sugar regime.
(37687)
   2  
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey): If she will make a statement on progress towards meeting climate change targets.
(37689)
   3  
Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland): If she will make a statement on the biofuel industry.
(37690)
   4  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): What recent representations she has received on the EU sugar reforms.
(37691)
   5  
Mr Jim McGovern (Dundee West): What recent discussions she has had with dairy farmers on the price of milk.
(37692)
   6  
Tim Loughton (East Worthing & Shoreham): How much waste went to landfill in 2004-05.
(37694)
   7  
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): If she will make a statement on the role of developing countries in the Montreal climate change talks.
(37695)
   8  
Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh): What representations she has received on guidance to farmers on the maintenance of sea walls; and if she will make a statement.
(37696)
   9  
Mr DavidS. Borrow (South Ribble): If she will make a statement on reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
(37697)
   10  
Joan Ruddock (Lewisham, Deptford): If she will make a statement on the outcomes of the climate change talks in Montreal.
(37701)
   11  
Andrew Rosindell (Romford): If she will make a statement on the shipment abroad of recyclable waste collected in England by local councils.
(37702)
   12  
Bob Russell (Colchester): When she expects an announcement to be made on the application to give protected geographical indication status to the Colchester Oyster.
(37703)
   13  
Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): What steps she is taking to target Government support for farm businesses at family-run small and medium-sized farms.
(37704)
   14  
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What steps she is taking to promote the recycling of commercial waste.
(37705)
   15  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What plans her Department has for increasing the range of materials collected for, and improving the efficiency of, recycling.
(37706)
   16  
Tony Baldry (Banbury): What discussions she has had with the Kennel Club in the context of the Animal Welfare Bill on the use of electric shock training collars on dogs.
(37707)
   17  
Ann Winterton (Congleton): What recent discussions she has had with EU counterparts on reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
(37709)
   18  
Danny Alexander (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey): What recent discussions she has had with colleagues in the Department for Trade and Industry on the Supermarkets Code of Practice.
(37711)

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

Main Business
indicates Government Business
1   
SECTION 5 OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 1993
[No debate]
The Prime Minister
Mr Secretary Prescott
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
Mr Secretary Straw
Secretary Margaret Beckett
Mr Ivan Lewis
 
   That this House takes note with approval of the Government’s assessment as set out in the Pre-Budget Report 2005 for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993.
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
   To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6) and Order of 5th December).
2   
NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS BILL: Not amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered. (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading.)
[Until 6.00 p.m.]
Third Reading will also be taken.
   Proceedings on Consideration shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. and proceedings on Third Reading shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 6.00 p.m. (Order of 27th October).
3   
CIVIL PARTNERSHIP
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Straw
 
   That the draft Civil Partnership Act 2004 (International Immunities and Privileges, Companies and Adoption) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 30th November, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
4   
DELEGATED LEGISLATION
[No debate after 6.00 p.m.]
Mr Geoffrey Hoon
 
   That the Motion in the name of Mr Geoffrey Hoon relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation) in respect of which notice has been given that the instrument be approved.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 6.00 p.m.

At the end of the sitting:
 
5   
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Soft drinks in schools (Mr Denis Murphy).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEES
1
Standing Committee B
9.00 a.m.
Room 10 (public)
 
1.00 p.m.
(public)
   Further to consider the Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill.
2
Standing Committee D
9.00 a.m.
Room 12 (public)
 
1.30 p.m.
(public)
   Further to consider the Childcare Bill.
3
Standing Committee E
9.00 a.m.
Room 14 (public)
 
1.00 p.m.
(public)
   Further to consider the Health Bill.
4
Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation
8.55 a.m.
Room 11 (public)
   To consider the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2006.
SELECT COMMITTEES
5
Health
9.00 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
   Subject: Publication of Political Memoirs.
   Witnesses: Lord Turnbull of Enfield KCB CVO; Sir Christopher Meyer KCMG (at approximately 10.45 a.m.); Lance Price (at approximately 11.30 a.m.).
6
Public Administration
9.45 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.00 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Publication of Political Memoirs.
   Witnesses: Lord Turnbull of Enfield KCB CVO; Sir Christopher Meyer KCMG (at approximately 10.45 a.m.); Lance Price (at approximately 11.30 a.m.).
7
Environmental Audit
10.00 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
[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: Freedom of Information Act 2000—Statistics on implementation in central Government, July to September 2005.
  2  
Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs: Judicial pensions.
  3  
Deputy Prime Minister: Government response to Law Commission report on compulsory purchase law.
  4  
Deputy Prime Minister: Standards of conduct in English local government: The future.
  5  
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: United Kingdom coins—2007.
  6  
Secretary of State for Education and Skills: Reducing re-offending through skills and employment.
  7  
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine tuberculosis control.
  8  
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: DEFRA’s Autumn Performance Report.
  9  
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Independent Review of Avian Quarantine—The Dimmock Report.
  10  
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: The G8 Gleneagles Summit: 6th to 8th July 2005.
  11  
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Lord Carter’s review of public diplomacy.
  12  
Secretary of State for Health: Health reform in England: Update on next steps.
  13  
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Counter-terrorism.
  14  
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Publication of the action plan covering all recommendations from the Stephen Shaw investigation into Oakington.
  15  
Prime Minister: Ministerial Committees of the Cabinet.
  16  
Prime Minister: Government’s Response to the Tenth Report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.
  17  
Prime Minister: Wilson Doctrine.
  18  
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Coal health compensation schemes.
  19  
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Company Law—Operating and Financial Review.
  20  
Secretary of State for Transport: Consultation on night flying restrictions: Movements limits and noise quotas for summer season 2006.
  21  
Secretary of State for Transport: Road safety cameras.
  22  
Secretary of State for Transport: Guidance on regional air access to London.
  23  
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Autumn Performance Report.
  24  
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Social Fund budgeting loan capital limits.


 

 
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