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Order of Business Monday 23 October 2006

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 2.30 p.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 the Home Department
Mr Shahid Malik (Dewsbury): If he will make a statement on the roll-out of the neighbourhood policing model.
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley): If he will make a statement on the relationships between community wardens, police community beat managers and police support officers in helping combat crime and anti-social behaviour.
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What progress has been made in negotiations on police pay; and if he will make a statement.
Clive Efford (Eltham): What the impact has been of introducing alcohol exclusion zones.
Helen Southworth (Warrington South): What steps he is taking to reduce offending; and if he will make a statement.
Greg Clark (Tunbridge Wells): What stage negotiations on proposed increases to police officers' pay have reached.
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of measures to prevent prisoners from absconding from open prisons.
Mr Andrew Mackay (Bracknell): What factors are most likely to alter his recent estimate of the cost of implementing the National Identity Card Scheme.
John Bercow (Buckingham): What assessment he has made of the reconviction rate of former prisoners; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde): On what basis police officers' pay is determined; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Ian Austin (Dudley North): What steps he is taking to reduce the time police officers take to return to their beat after making an arrest.
Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands): What action is being taken to reduce the anti-social riding of go-peds and other motorised two-wheel vehicles.
Lynda Waltho (Stourbridge): What plans he has to set national targets for local crime and disorder partnership for detection and reduction in the incidence of rape.
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak): What discussions his Department has had with the Social Exclusion Task Force on the impact of Prison Service Order 6300 on prisoners who are carers and on their children.
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth): What recent assessment he has made of measures to prevent prisoners from absconding from open prisons.
Paul Rowen (Rochdale): What the funding of Greater Manchester Police will be in 2007-08; and if he will make a statement.
Laura Moffatt (Crawley): What steps he is taking to tackle anti-social behaviour involving mini-bikes.
Martin Linton (Battersea): What the average time taken was to reach an initial decision on an asylum application (a) in respect of people held at (i) Harmondsworth and (ii) Oakington and (b) overall in the latest period for which figures are available.
Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas (Crosby): What assessment he has made of the implications of the quashing of the Anver Sheikh case in the Court of Appeal on 16th October for the quality of the case originally brought.
Mrs Siân C. James (Swansea East): What role neighbourhood watch schemes have in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.
Rob Marris (Wolverhampton South West): How many police community support officers there were in 2005; how many he expects there to be in 2008; and if he will make a statement.
Christine Russell (City of Chester): What assessment he has made of the effect of the new licensing laws on combating crime.
Mr Neil Gerrard (Walthamstow): If he will make a statement on his proposal to change the composition of probation boards.
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East): How many prisoners have been transferred between prison establishments in the last 12 months.

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

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
[Up to 45 minutes]
John Healey
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
the charging of fees in respect of functions carried out under the Act; and
the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.
   The Speaker will put the Question not later than 45 minutes after proceedings begin (Standing Order No. 52 (1)(b)).
SAFEGUARDING VULNERABLE GROUPS BILL [LORDS]: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
[Until 10.00 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 9.00 p.m. and proceedings on Third Reading shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 p.m. (Order of 19th June).
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
   That Alison Seabeck be discharged from the Communities and Local Government Committee and Emily Thornberry be added.
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
   That Mr Philip Dunne be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Mark Pritchard be added.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Operation of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Grant Shapps).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

European Standing Committee
4.30 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
   To consider EU Document No. 10014/06, relating to Voluntary Reduction (“Modulation”) of Direct Farm Support Payments.
First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation
4.30 p.m.
Room 9 (public)
   To consider the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 2383).
Trade and Industry
3.15 p.m.
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
3.30 p.m.
   Subject: Local Energy Generation.
   Witnesses: Micropower Council and Worcester Bosch; Institution of Engineering and Technology (at 4.30 p.m.).
Education and Skills
3.30 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
3.45 p.m.
   Subject: Skills in London.
   Witnesses: Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, David Hughes, Regional Director (London), and Chris Banks, Chairman, Learning and Skills Council.
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Payments Agency Sub-Committee
4.00 p.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
4.30 p.m.
   Subject: Rural Payments Agency.
   Witnesses: Lord Bach and Lord Whitty.
Communities and Local Government
4.20 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: Comptroller and Auditor General’s Standard Report on the Account of HM Revenue and Customs 2005-06: Tax Credits.
   Witnesses: Paul Gray CB, Acting Chairman, Stephen Jones, Finance Director, and Stuart Hartlib, Director, National Compliance, HM Revenue and Customs.
Human Rights
4.00 p.m.
Room 6 (private)
4.15 p.m.
   Subject: The Work of the UK Children’s Commissioners.
   Witnesses: Peter Clarke, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Barney McNeany, interim Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People, Professor Kathleen Marshall, Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland, and Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green, Children’s Commissioner for England.
[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 Health: Better care, better value indicators.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Appointments to the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) reports 2005–06.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Refugee integration services.
Prime Minister: Informal meeting of Heads of State or Government—Lahti, 20th October 2006.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: National Strategic Reference Framework for EU Structural Funds Programmes 2007–2013.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Retirement planning.



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