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Order of Business Wednesday 22 March 2006

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 11.30 a.m.
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 Wales
Mr Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk): When he next plans to meet representatives of the Welsh business community to discuss the impact of central Government regulation on small and medium-sized enterprises in Wales.
Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy): What assessment he has made of the incidence of alcohol-related crime in the past 12 months in North Wales.
Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): What discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Government on funding diversionary activities for young people.
Dr Hywel Francis (Aberavon): What discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Government on the implementation of the new dental contract in Wales.
Jessica Morden (Newport East): If he will make a statement on the state of the Welsh economy.
Mr Dai Havard (Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney): What representations he has received on the operation of miners' compensation schemes in Wales.
Mr David Amess (Southend West): When he last met the Health Minister in the National Assembly for Wales to discuss NHS deficits in Wales.
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean): What recent discussions he has had with the Health Minister in the National Assembly for Wales about NHS dentistry in Wales.
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): What progress has been made in reducing economic inactivity in Wales.
Hywel Williams (Caernarfon): What recent discussions he has had with colleagues in the National Assembly for Wales on the current legislative arrangements for use of the Welsh language.
Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): If he will make a statement on the review of energy policy in the UK as it relates to Wales.
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary on the progress of dredging on the Dee Estuary.
At 12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
Unless otherwise indicated the Members listed below will ask a Question without notice.
Ms Celia Barlow (Hove): If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 22nd March.
Mr Ben Wallace (Lancaster & Wyre):
Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West):
Mr Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire):
Dr John Pugh (Southport):
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):
Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Chesham & Amersham):
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):
John Robertson (Glasgow North West):
Tony Baldry (Banbury):
Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore):
Andrew George (St Ives):
Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay):
Stephen Hesford (Wirral West):
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):

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

Main Business
indicates Government Business
[Until 7.00 p.m.]
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
Debate on the Budget Resolutions to be moved at the end of the Chancellor’s Statement may continue until 7.00 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Future of the 36th Engineer Regiment in Maidstone (Miss Ann Widdecombe).
   Debate may continue until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Science and Technology
9.00 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
9.30 a.m.
   Subject: Scientific advice, risk and evidence: how Government handles them.
   Witnesses: Ms Katherine Courtney, Director and Dr Henry Bloomfield, Technical Lead, Identity Cards Programme, Mr Nigel Seed, Project Director, National Identity Register and Operational Technology Infrastructure, and Mr Marek Rejman-Greene, Head of Biometrics Centre of Expertise, Home Office.
Education and Skills
9.15 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
9.30 a.m.
   Subject: Special Education Needs.
   Witness: Lord Adonis, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools, Department for Education and Skills.
Work and Pensions
9.15 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
9.30 a.m.
   Subject: The Pensions Regulator and The Pension Protection Fund.
   Witnesses: David Norgrove, Chair, The Pensions Regulator, and Lawrence Churchill, Chair, The Pension Protection Fund.
Armed Forces Bill
9.30 a.m.
Room 12 (private)
9.45 a.m.
   Further to consider the Armed Forces Bill.
Foreign Affairs
2.00 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
2.30 p.m.
   Subject: East Asia.
   Witnesses: Dr Dafydd Fell, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Dr Patrick Cronin, International Institute of Strategic Studies, and Dr Jonathan Swenson-Wright, East Asia Institute, University of Cambridge.
Northern Ireland Affairs
2.30 p.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
3.00 p.m.
   Subject: Organised Crime in Northern Ireland.
   Witness: HM Revenue and Customs.
4.45 p.m.
Room 13 (private)
Statutory Instruments
As soon as convenient after 4.00 p.m.
Room 7 (private)
Statutory Instruments
4.00 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
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Invest to Save Budget—Inclusive communities.
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Debt and Reserves Management Report 2006-07.
Secretary of State for Defence: Highly enriched uranium accounting.
Secretary of State for Defence: Summary of UK chemical protection programme.
Secretary of State for Defence: Veterans’ strategy.
Solicitor General: Fraud review.


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