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Order of Business Wednesday 18 October 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 Martyn Jones (Clwyd South): What assessment he has made of the impact of measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in Wales.
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on co-operation with the Welsh Assembly Government on aid to Africa.
Adam Price (Carmarthen East & Dinefwr): What change there has been in the number of manufacturing jobs in Wales since 1997.
Mr Wayne David (Caerphilly): What progress is being made in drawing up plans for the allocation of EU structural funds in West Wales and the Valleys.
Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): Pursuant to the Answer of 3rd May 2006, Official Report, column 954, on Tourist Medical Facilities, what recent discussions he has had with the Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services on the provision of peri-natal care.
Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire): What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on police performance in Wales.
Hywel Williams (Caernarfon): What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on Welsh prisoners on the prison estate.
John Mann (Bassetlaw): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of treatment for drug addiction in Wales.
Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow): What recent discussions he has had with Ministers of the Welsh Assembly Government on agriculture in Wales.
Mrs Betty Williams (Conwy): What assessment he has made of the latest employment figures for (a) Conwy constituency and (b) Wales.
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): What recent assessment he has made of trends in the Welsh manufacturing sector; and if he will make a statement.
Albert Owen (Ynys Môn): What discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Government on the development of rail transport in Wales.
Paul Flynn (Newport West): What steps he is taking to ensure that the necessary infrastructure is in place for the Ryder Cup in Wales in 2010.
Mr David Jones (Clwyd West): What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Welsh Assembly Government on police funding in Wales.
At 12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
Unless otherwise indicated the Members listed below will ask a Question without notice.
Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands): If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th October.
Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson (Lagan Valley):
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):
Michael Jabez Foster (Hastings & Rye):
Lembit Öpik (Montgomeryshire):
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):
Ben Chapman (Wirral South):
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):
Mr Mark Lancaster (North East Milton Keynes):
Mr Eddie McGrady (South Down):
Hywel Williams (Caernarfon):
Mr Dan Rogerson (North Cornwall):
Patrick Mercer (Newark):
Mike Penning (Hemel Hempstead):

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

Preliminary Business
Ten minute rule Motion
[Up to 20 minutes]
Mr Iain Duncan Smith
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about liability for suicide; 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
COMPANIES BILL [LORDS] (changed from COMPANY LAW REFORM BILL [LORDS]): As amended in the Standing Committee, to be further considered [2nd day]. (Queen’s Consent and Prince of Wales’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading.)
[Until 7.00 p.m.]
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
   The Twenty-eighth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights of Session 2005-06, Legislative Scrutiny: Fourteenth Progress Report, HC 1626, is relevant.
Debate may continue until 7.00 p.m. (Order of 17th October).
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Closure of the Peugeot plant in Coventry  (Mr Jim Cunningham).
   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.
10.10 a.m.
   Subject: Science question time.
   Witness: Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Science and Innovation, Department of Trade and Industry.
Education and Skills
9.15 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Work and Pensions
9.15 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Crossrail Bill
10.00 a.m.
Room 5 (public)
Constitutional Affairs
2.00 p.m.
Room 18 (private)
Foreign Affairs
2.00 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
European Scrutiny
2.15 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
2.30 p.m.
   Subjects: (i) Implementation of the Hague Programme (ii) improvement in police co-operation.
   Witnesses: Joan Ryan MP, Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, and officials.
Treasury Sub-Committee
2.15 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
2.30 p.m.
   Subject: Scrutiny of HM Treasury Departmental Report 2006.
   Witnesses: HM Treasury officials.
Crossrail Bill
2.30 p.m.
Room 5 (public)
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.30 p.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
3.15 p.m.
   Subject: UK Government’s Vision for the CAP.
   Witnesses: National Farmers’ Union; Tenant Farmers’ Association (at 4.00 p.m.); Natural England (at 4.45 p.m.).
Environmental Audit Sub-Committee on Trade, Development and Environment
2.30 p.m.
Room 19 (private)
2.30 p.m.
Room 20 (private)
2.30 p.m.
Room 6 (private)
Public Accounts
3.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: Termination of the PFI for the National Physical Laboratory.
   Witnesses: Sir Brian Bender KCB, Permanent Secretary, Mr Peter Dawes, Deputy Director, National Measurement System, Department of Trade and Industry, Mr Bill McNaught, Managing Director, Serco Investments Ltd, Mr Adrian Ewer, Chief Executive, John Laing plc, and Mr Andy Briggs, Abbey National plc.
4.45 p.m.
Room 13 (private)
Statutory Instruments
As soon as convenientafter 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
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Decent Homes: 2006 Large Scale Voluntary Transfers Disposals Programme.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Finnish Presidency of the European Union: Informal meeting of European Heads at Lahti, 20th October 2006.
Secretary of State for Transport: EU Transport Council 12th October 2006.
Secretary of State for Transport: Thameslink.



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