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Order of Business Tuesday 18 July 2006

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House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 2.30 p.m.
  Prayers
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 Health
 1
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What assistance is available for cancer patients to help with travel costs to and from hospital.
(85839)
 2
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What recent discussions she has had with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church on Government policy on abortion.
(85840)
 3
Helen Goodman (Bishop Auckland): What the current average waiting time is for a hearing aid within the NHS.
(85841)
 4
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What targets she has set for audiology waiting times.
(85842)
 5
Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire): What her policy is on the recruitment of nurses from overseas; and if she will make a statement.
(85843)
 6
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): If she will make a statement on audiology services in the NHS.
(85844)
 7
Mr Ian Austin (Dudley North): Pursuant to the Answer of 20th June 2006, Official Report, column 1792W, on hospital cleanliness (West Midlands), what systems have been recently introduced to improve hospital cleanliness in the West Midlands.
(85845)
 8
James Brokenshire (Hornchurch): What recent estimate she has made of the number of assaults on patients and healthcare staff within in-patient mental health wards.
(85846)
 9
Lorely Burt (Solihull): When her Department expects to take steps to reduce waiting times for audiology services.
(85847)
 10
Adam Afriyie (Windsor): How many sexual assaults took place in in-patient mental health wards in 2005-06; and if she will make a statement.
(85848)
 11
Michael Gove (Surrey Heath): If she will make a statement on the future of Surrey's hospitals.
(85849)
 12
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): What the average size was of general practitioner practice lists in (a) England and (b) the Northamptonshire Heartlands Primary Care Trust area in each of the last three years.
(85850)
 13
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East): What progress is being made towards producing a new draft Mental Health Bill.
(85851)
 14
Mr John MacDougall (Glenrothes): What progress has been made in the prevention of skin cancer; and if she will make a statement.
(85852)
 15
Meg Hillier (Hackney South & Shoreditch): What progress is being made in tackling health inequalities and variations in life expectancy.
(85853)
 16
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): How many patients normally resident (a) in England, (b) in Wales and (c) elsewhere have been waiting more than six months for an NHS in-patient operation at English hospitals.
(85854)
 17
Bob Russell (Colchester): If she will visit Colchester to discuss the provision of health facilities at Colchester General Hospital.
(85855)
 18
Dr Ian Gibson (Norwich North): What arrangements are in place to ensure the safety of female patients in NHS mental health institutions.
(85857)
 19
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin): If she will make a statement on mental health services in the West Midlands.
(85858)
 20
Norman Baker (Lewes): If she will make a statement on the delivery of services by the Eastbourne District General Hospital.
(85859)
 21
Paul Rowen (Rochdale): If she will make a statement on the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's recent decision regarding the provision of Alimta for people with mesothelioma.
(85860)
 22
Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): If she will make a statement on the future of the West Midlands Ambulance Service.
(85861)
 23
Mr Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk): When she next expects to meet representatives of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to discuss drugs for people with Alzheimer's disease.
(85862)
 24
Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): What contribution she expects community hospitals to make to the provision of patient care closer to where they live.
(85863)


At 3.30 p.m.
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business
Ten minute rule Motion
1
FOOD LABELLING
[Up to 20 minutes]
Mr David Amess
 
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to introduce a uniform system for the labelling of food and drinks retailed in England and Wales to show the quantity of salt, sugar and fats they contain; 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
  indicates Government Business
2
HEALTH BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)
[No debate]
Ms Secretary Hewitt
 
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Health Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 29th November 2005 and 14th February 2006 (Health Bill (Programme) and Health Bill (Programme) (No. 2)):
Consideration of Lords Amendments
   1.   Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement at this day’s sitting.
Subsequent stages
   2.   Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.
   3.   The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(6)).
3
HEALTH BILL: Consideration of Lords AmendmentsQueen’s Consent to be signified).
[Up to one hour]
   Proceedings shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement, if the Health Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Motion is agreed to.
4
GOVERNMENT OF WALES BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Hain
 
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Government of Wales Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 9th January and 27th February 2006 (Government of Wales Bill (Programme) and Government of Wales Bill (Programme) (No. 2)):
Consideration of Lords Amendments
   1.   Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after their commencement at this day’s sitting.
   2.   The Lords Amendments shall be considered in the following order, namely: 3, 17, 21, 22, 18, 4 to 9, 19, 20, 16, 1, 2, 10 to 15 and 23 to 102.
Subsequent stages
   3.   Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.
   4.   The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(6)).
5
GOVERNMENT OF WALES BILL: Consideration of Lords Amendments
[Up to three hours]
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
   Proceedings shall, so far as not previously concluded, be bought to a conclusion three hours after their commencement, if the Government of Wales Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Motion is agreed to.
6
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
[Up to three hours]
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Alan Williams
Annette Brook
 
   That this House takes note of the 4th, the 7th to the 9th, the 12th to the 34th and the 36th to the 42nd Reports, and the Second Special Report from the Committee of Public Accounts of Session 2005-06, and of the Treasury Minutes and the Northern Ireland Department of Finance and Personnel Memoranda on these Reports, Cm 6699, 6728, 6743, 6766, 6775, 6789, 6843, 6863 and 6884.
   The Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings not later than three hours after their commencement; proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply (Order of 13th July).
7
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Consequential Amendment to Statutory Adoption Pay) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 27th June, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
8
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Maternity and Parental Leave etc. and the Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 27th June, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
9
REGULATORY REFORM
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 19th June, be approved.
   The Regulatory Reform Committee has reported on the draft Order in its 7th Report, HC 1439, and on the proposal for an Order in its 5th Report, HC 1142.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 18(1)(a)).
 
At the end of the sitting:
10
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Government policy on police force amalgamations in Wales (Mr Elfyn Llwyd).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEE
1
Standing Committee D
10.30 a.m.
Room 12 (public)
 
4.30 p.m.
(public)
   Further to consider the Company Law Reform Bill [Lords].
SELECT COMMITTEES
2
Treasury
9.45 a.m.
Room 6 (private)
3
Environmental Audit
10.00 a.m.
Room 16 (private)
4
International Development
10.00 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Humanitarian response to natural disasters.
   Witnesses: International Council of Voluntary Agencies; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (at 11.30 a.m.).
5
Public Administration
10.00 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
6
Science and Technology
10.00 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
7
Trade and Industry
10.00 a.m.
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Royal Mail Group.
   Witnesses: Royal Mail Group; Communication Workers Union (CWU) (at 11.15 a.m.); Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (at 11.45 a.m.); National Federation of SubPostmasters (NFSP) (at 12.30 p.m.).
8
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 a.m.
Room 7 (private)
9
Crossrail Bill
11.30 a.m.
Room 5 (public)
10
Standards and Privileges
11.30 a.m.
Room 13 (private)
11
Modernisation of the House of Commons
12 noon
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
12
Crossrail Bill
2.30 p.m.
Room 5 (public)
13
Trade and Industry
3.30 p.m.
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
4.30 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: UK dependency on gas imports.
   Witness: Gazprom.
14
Constitutional Affairs
3.45 p.m.
Room 15 (private)
 
4.00 p.m.
(public)
   Subjects: (i) The operation of the Judicial Appointments Commission (ii) Party funding.
   Witnesses: (i) Baroness Prashar CBE, Chairman, Rt Hon Lord Justice Auld, Vice-Chairman, and Sara Nathan, Commissioner, Judicial Appointments Commission (ii) Lynton Crosby, Director, Conservative Party Election Campaign 2005.
15
Environmental Audit
4.00 p.m.
Room 16 (private)
16
Scottish Affairs
4.00 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
 
4.15 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Effects of tax increases on the oil industry.
   Witnesses: BP plc, and Apache North Sea Ltd.
17
Regulatory Reform
4.15 p.m.
Room 18 (private)
18
Communities and Local Government
4.20 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
19
Crossrail Bill
6.00 p.m.
Room 5 (public)
JOINT COMMITTEE
20
Conventions
10.00 a.m.
Room 3A/4B (private)
 
10.15 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Conventions on the relationship between the two Houses of Parliament affecting the consideration of legislation.
   Witnesses: Professor the Lord Norton of Louth, Professor Anthony Bradley, and Dr Meg Russell.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: HM Revenue and Customs Online Services.
2
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Home Information Packs implementation.
3
Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs: Mental Capacity Act 2005—Court of Protection Rules Consultation and Lasting Powers of Attorney Consultation Response.
4
Secretary of State for Defence: Nimrod MRA4.
5
Secretary of State for Defence: Pattern of military low flying across the United Kingdom 2005-06.
6
Secretary of State for Defence: Iraq: Force Level Review for November 2006 Roulement.
7
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Improving access to the English coast.
8
Secretary of State for Health: Audiology services.
9
Secretary of State for International Development: Progress on debt relief-clarification.
10
Solicitor General: Annual reports.
11
Secretary of State for Transport: Journey time targets for urban areas.
12
Secretary of State for Transport: Release of technical guidance for modelling and appraising local road pricing schemes.
13
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Allocation of national insurance numbers and illegal working.

 

 

 
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