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Order of Business Monday 30 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 Defence
Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire): What plans he has to upgrade the troop-carrying capacity of the Royal Air Force.
Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries and Galloway): What progress is being made with engagement with the local population and elders in Helmand.
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde): How many Eurofighter Typhoons his Department plans to purchase for the Royal Air Force.
Mrs Linda Riordan (Halifax): If he will take steps to ensure that the merger of army regiments will preserve historic links with Yorkshire towns and cities.
Tim Farron (Westmorland & Lonsdale): What assessment he has made of the effect of the proliferation of cluster munitions and their use by non-state actors.
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex): What assessment he has made of the extent to which the armed forces have sufficient resources to meet their commitments; and if he will make a statement.
Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham & Morden): What progress has been made in providing military managed hospital wards.
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What assessment he has made of the prevalence of mental illness amongst servicemen returning from combat duty in Iraq; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Andrew Pelling (Croydon Central): What plans he has for hospital treatment of injured service personnel; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Ben Wallace (Lancaster & Wyre): What the tour interval over the last three years will have been for the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards when deployed to Afghanistan in 2007.
Shona McIsaac (Cleethorpes): What assessment he has made of the standard of NHS care received by service personnel.
Ms Diana R. Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North): How many veterans' badges have been issued.
Mr Neil Turner (Wigan): How many applications have been received for the Arctic emblem.
Philip Davies (Shipley): How many of the Hercules fleet have had explosion suppressant foam installed; and if he will make a statement.
John Hemming (Birmingham, Yardley): What progress has been made with the implementation of the operational tour bonus.
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire): What plans the Army has to deploy Warriors to Afghanistan.
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What assessment he has made of future requirements for troop numbers in Iraq.
Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston): What progress is being made on establishing a military managed ward at Selly Oak Hospital.
Bill Wiggin (Leominster): What recent discussions he has had with the Chief of the General Staff about the security situation in Iraq.

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

Preliminary Business
Notice of Presentation of Bill
[No debate]
Colin Challen
   Bill to introduce additional conditions on the display of information relating to passenger car carbon dioxide emissions in all promotional media relating to motor vehicles.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
[No debate]
Secretary John Reid
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Violent Crime Reduction Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 20th June 2005 (Violent Crime Reduction Bill (Programme)):
Consideration of Lords Amendments
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.
The Lords Amendments shall be considered in the following order, namely: 27, 1 to 26 and 28 to 118.
Subsequent stages
Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.
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)).
VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION BILL: Consideration of Lords Amendments.
[Up to 3 hours]
For a Motion relating to the Lords Amendments, see separate Paper.
   Proceedings shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion three hours after their commencement, if the Violent Crime Reduction Bill (Programme) (No. 2) Motion is agreed to.
[Until 10.00 p.m.]
The Prime Minister
   That this House do now adjourn.
   Proposed subject for debate: Energy supply.
Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
   That Mr David Anderson be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Ms Celia Barlow be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Academy proposals for the Isle of Sheppey  (Derek Wyatt).
   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. 10954/06 and Addendum 1 relating to Transport Policy.
First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation
4.30 p.m.
Room 9 (public)
   To consider the draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) Order 2006.
Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation
4.30 p.m.
Room 11 (public)
   To consider the Value Added Tax (Betting, Gaming and Lotteries) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 2685).
Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation
4.30 p.m.
Room 12 (public)
   To consider the draft Big Lottery Fund (Prescribed Expenditure) Order 2006.
Education and Skills
3.30 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Crossrail Bill
4.30 p.m.
Room 5 (private)
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: The delays in administering the 2005 Single Payment Scheme in England.
   Witnesses: Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary, Andy Lebrecht, Director-General for Sustainable Farming, and Ian Grattidge, Deputy Finance Director, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Tony Cooper, Interim Chief Executive, Rural Payments Agency.
Human Rights
4.00 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
4.15 p.m.
   Subject: The Case for the Human Rights Act.
   Witnesses: The Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton QC, Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor and The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Minister of State, Home Office.
[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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: UN Sanctions.
Secretary of State for Health: Chief Medical Officer’s report on expert medical witnesses.
Secretary of State for Health: Children’s palliative care services.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Consultation on a new charging regime for immigration and nationality fees.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Reimbursements—police forces.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Pensions reform.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Improved services for JobcentrePlus customers.



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