House of Commons

 
Monday 16th January 2006
Summary Agenda
2.30 p.m.
Prayers.
Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
3.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Afterwards
Equality Bill [Lords]: Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue until 10.00 p.m.).
 
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval (without debate).
 
Motions to change the membership of Select Committees: Standards and Privileges; Defence; Education and Skills; Environmental Audit; Home Affairs; Modernisation of the House of Commons; Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions; Treasury (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Financial deficit of Hertfordshire hospitals (Grant Shapps) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

House of Commons
Monday 16th January 2006
Order of Business

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

Main Business
indicates Government Business
1
EQUALITY BILL [LORDS]: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
[Until 10.00 p.m.]
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 21st November).
2
CLIMATE CHANGE LEVY
[No debate]
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the draft Climate Change Agreement (Energy-intensive Installations) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 5th December, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
3
VALUE ADDED TAX
[No debate]
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the Value Added Tax (Betting, Gaming and Lotteries) Order 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 3328), dated 5th December 2005, a copy of which was laid before this House on 5th December, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
4
STANDARDS AND PRIVILEGES
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Mr Bob Ainsworth
 
   That Ben Chapman and Mr Andrew Mackay be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Mr David Curry and Mr Chris Mullin be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
5
DEFENCE
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Derek Conway be discharged from the Defence Committee and Mr Mark Lancaster be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
6
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Mr David Evennett be discharged from the Education Committee and Mr Douglas Carswell be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
7
ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Mrs Theresa Villiers be discharged from the Environmental Audit Committee and Mr Edward Vaizey be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
8
HOME AFFAIRS
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Nick Herbert be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Mr Richard Spring be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
9
MODERNISATION OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Chris Grayling and Jessica Morden be discharged from Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mrs Theresa May and Graham Stringer be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
10
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER: HOUSING, PLANNING, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE REGIONS
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Mr Mark Lancaster be discharged from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee and Mr Greg Hands be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
11
TREASURY
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
 
   That Damian Green be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Mr Brooks Newmark be added.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
 
At the end of the sitting:
12
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Financial deficit of Hertfordshire hospitals  (Grant Shapps).
   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 A (Programming Sub-Committee) (Animal Welfare Bill)
6.00 p.m.
Room 7 (private)
SELECT COMMITTEES
2
Education and Skills
3.30 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
3.45 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Further Education.
   Witnesses: Maurice Smith, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, and Penny Silvester, Ofsted, David Sherlock, Chief Executive and Chief Inspector, and John Landeryou, Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI).
3
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions
4.20 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
4.40 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Affordability and the Supply of Housing.
   Witnesses: Peter Dixon, Chairman, and Steven Douglas, Acting Deputy Chief Executive, Housing Corporation, and Margaret Ford, Chairman, English Partnerships; Yvette Cooper MP, Minister for Housing and Planning, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (at approximately 5.15 p.m.).
4
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: Patient safety in NHS trusts.
   Witnesses: Sir Nigel Crisp KCB, Chief Executive of the NHS and Permanent Secretary, and Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health.
JOINT COMMITTEE
5
Human Rights
3.00 p.m.
Room 8 (private)
 
3.15 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Human Rights Policy and UNCAT.
   Witness: Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP, Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Secretary of State for Defence: UK Gulf veterans’ mortality data.
2
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Closure of the British Embassy in Nicaragua.
3
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Amendment to boundaries of Hydebank Wood Prison.
4
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Improving payment practices in the construction industry.
5
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: UK gas quality exercise: Launch of public consultation.
6
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate report on Bromsgrove District Council.
7
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate report on Falkirk Council’s counter-fraud arrangements.
8
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate report on South Northamptonshire Council’s processing of claims for housing benefits.
9
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate report on Bridgend County Borough Council’s processing of claims for housing benefits.

Standing Committee Notices
        The Programming Sub-Committee of Standing Committee A in respect of the Animal Welfare Bill will meet on Monday 16th January at 6.00 p.m.
        Standing Committee A will meet on Tuesday 17th January at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to consider the Animal Welfare Bill.
        A European Standing Committee will meet on Tuesday 17th January at 4.30 p.m. to consider European Union Document No. 10368/05, relating to energy efficiency.
        A European Standing Committee will meet on Wednesday 18th January at 2.30 p.m. to consider European Union Document No. COM(05)172, relating to the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Commission legislative proposals.
        The First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Tuesday 17th January at 4.30 p.m. to consider a motion in respect of the Electoral Commission.
        The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 19th January at 2.30 p.m. to consider the draft Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2005.

House of Commons
Monday 16th January 2006
Future Business

 
A.  
Business for the period ending on Friday 27th January
 
     This section includes the business announced by the Leader of the House (which may be changed up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken and is therefore provisional).
B.  
Business to be taken at sittings in Westminster Hall
C.  
Remaining Orders and Notices
 
     This section consists of items of business set down formally for today but not expected to be taken today. (These may include items included in the business statement and therefore listed in Part A.).
D.  
Other future business
 
     This section consists of items of business set down for specific days after Friday 27th January.
E.  
Notices of Written Ministerial Statements
 
     This section consists of Notices of Ministerial Statements to be made in writing on the days indicated.

A
Business for the period ending on Friday 27th January
   Includes the business announced by the Leader of the House (which may be changed up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken and is therefore provisional).
Tuesday 17th January
Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport and to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Opposition Day (11th allotted day). There will be a debate relating to the Child Support Agency followed by a debate relating to civil nuclear power. Both arise on an opposition motion in the name of the Liberal Democrats.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Mr Lindsay Hoyle: Provision of school milk.
Wednesday 18th January
Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales and to the Prime Minister.
Ten minute Rule Motion: Mr John Robertson: Rehabilitation leave.
Remaining stages of the Work and Families Bill.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Mr David Heath: Role of parish councils in planning.
Thursday 19th January
Questions to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and to the Minister for Women and Equality.
Remaining stages of the National Lottery Bill.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Eric Joyce: Removal of failed asylum seekers in Scotland.
Friday 20th January
Private Members’ Bills
1 INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (REPORTING AND TRANSPARENCY) BILL: Second Reading
2 BREAST CANCER BILL: Second Reading
3 HUMBER BRIDGE BILL: Second Reading
4 MOTOR VEHICLES (ANTI-SOCIAL USE) BILL: Second Reading
5 ROAD SAFETY AND PARKING BILL: Second Reading
6 BOROUGH FREEDOM (FAMILY SUCCESSION) BILL [Lords] : Second Reading
7 PARDON FOR SOLDIERS OF THE GREAT WAR BILL: Second Reading
8 CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) (PROTECTION OF PROPERTY) BILL: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [2nd December].
9 CRIME PREVENTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: Second Reading
10 LICENSING ACT 2003 (AMENDMENT) BILL: Second Reading
11 REGISTRATION SERVICE BILL: Second Reading
12 HARBOURS BILL: Second Reading
13 PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES (EQUALISATION) BILL: Second Reading
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Mr Brooks Newmark: Proposed route of the A120 between Braintree and Marks Tey.
Monday 23rd January
Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence.
Consideration in Committee of the Government of Wales Bill.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Dr Howard Stoate: NHS audiology services.
Tuesday 24th January
Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland, to the Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and to the Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission.
Ten minute Rule Motion: Tony Baldry: Council Tax Benefit (Pensions Entitlement) Bill:
Continuation of Consideration in Committee of the Government of Wales Bill.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced.
Wednesday 25th January
Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development and to the Prime Minister.
Ten minute Rule Motion: Jim Dobbin: Palliative care for the terminally ill:
Remaining stages of the Childcare Bill.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced.
Thursday 26th January
Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Remaining stages of the Criminal Defence Service Bill [Lords].
Motion to take account of the outstanding reports of the Public Accounts Committee to which the Government has replied. Details will be given in the Official Report.
At the end of the sitting: Adjournment: Subject to be announced.
Friday 27th January
The House will not be sitting.

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES
TUESDAY 24th JANUARY TO MONDAY 30th JANUARY
        Applications should be made in writing to Mr Speaker to reach his office by 7 p.m. or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 18th January. The Ballot will take place on Thursday 19th January.

B
Business to be taken in Westminster Hall
Tuesday 17th January
Subjects proposed to be raised on the Motion for the Adjournment:
9.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.
Mr George Mudie
Regulation of equity release schemes.
11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Dr John Pugh
School closures and surplus places.
12.30 p.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Mr David Drew
Darfur and the threat to security in Sudan.
1.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Mr Peter Bone
Pensioner incomes in Wellingborough.
1.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Dr Ashok Kumar
Deferred pensions.
Wednesday 18th January
Subjects proposed to be raised on the Motion for the Adjournment:
9.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.
Mr Keith Simpson
Pardons for British soldiers executed in the First World War.
11.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
Mr Stewart Jackson
Grandparents’ access to grandchildren.
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Sir Gerald Kaufman
Israeli policy and humanitarian issues in the Palestinian Territories.
4.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Mr David Kidney
Education funding in Staffordshire.
4.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
John Bercow
Case of Teresa Daniels imprisoned in Spain.
Thursday 19th January
Debate on Anti-Social Behaviour—Fifth Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Session 2004-05, HC 80, and the Government’s response thereto, Cm 6588.
Thursday 26th January
Debate on strengthening health services in developing countries.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATES IN WESTMINSTER HALL
TUESDAY 24th AND WEDNESDAY 25th JANUARY 2006
        Applications for General or short Debates in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th January should be made in writing to Mr Speaker to reach his office by
10 p.m. or rise of House, whichever is the earlier, on Tuesday 17th January. The Ballot will take place on Wednesday 18th January.
FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS TO ANSWER
        Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Culture, Media and Sport; Environment Food and Rural Affairs; Health; Home Department; Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; Trade and Industry and Minister for Women and Equality; Transport; Wales.

WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATES
        From the week beginning Monday 16th January to the week beginning Monday 30th January, Departments will answer adjournment debates in Westminster Hall according to the following rota:
        Weeks beginning 16th January and 30th January:
        Constitutional Affairs; Defence; Education and Skills; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; International Development; Leader of the House; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Solicitor General; Treasury; Work and Pensions.
        Week beginning 23rd January:
        Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Culture, Media and Sport; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health; Home Department; Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; Trade and Industry and Minister for Women and Equality; Transport; Wales.

C
Remaining Orders and Notices
   Consists of items of business set down formally for today but not expected to be taken today. (These may include items included in the business statement and therefore listed in part A above.) Also includes items on which divisions have been deferred.
1
EUROPEAN UNION BILL: Second Reading. (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Second Reading.)
2
EUROPEAN UNION BILL [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the European Union Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
(a)   
expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown or government department by virtue of the Act, and
(b)   
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of such money under any other Act;
(2)   
the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of—
(a)   
charges paid by the Electoral Commission in respect of services rendered, or expenses incurred, by or on behalf of the Chief Counting Officer or a counting officer in connection with the referendum for which the Act provides;
(b)   
sums payable in respect of increases of superannuation contributions required to be paid by local authorities in consequence of fees paid as part of those charges;
(c)   
sums in respect of expenses incurred in accordance with an order relating to the holding or conduct of a referendum in Gibraltar;
(d)   
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums charged on and falling to be paid out of that Fund under any other Act;
(3)   
the payment out of the National Loans Fund of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of that Fund under any other Act.
3
EUROPEAN UNION BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the European Union Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
charges to taxation of the European Union that is to be established by the Treaty signed at Rome on 29th October 2004 establishing a Constitution for Europe;
(2)   
the modification of the power of the Treasury by order under the European Communities Act 1972 to make provision about the imposition of customs duties on goods; and
(3)   
the payment into the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund of sums received by a Minister of the Crown or government department by virtue of the Act.
4
MERCHANT SHIPPING (POLLUTION) BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading.
5
MERCHANT SHIPPING (POLLUTION) BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown by virtue of the Act.
6
MERCHANT SHIPPING (POLLUTION) BILL [LORDS] [WAYS AND MEANS]
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the making of provision under the Act requiring the payment of contributions to an international compensation fund.
7
NATIONAL LOTTERY BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
8
CHARITIES BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading.
9
CHARITIES BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Charities Bill [Lords] it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
(a)   
expenditure incurred by the Charity Commission or a Minister of the Crown by virtue of the Act, and
(b)   
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other Act; and
(2)   
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums charged on the Consolidated Fund for the purpose of making good to any person sums for which the official custodian for charities may be liable.
10
CHILDREN AND ADOPTION BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading.
11
CHILDREN AND ADOPTION BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Children and Adoption Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other Act.
12
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions and Modification) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 6th December, be approved.
13
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 6th December, be approved.
14
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Mr Secretary Darling
 
   That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 6th December, be approved.
15
NORTHERN IRELAND
Mr Secretary Hain
 
   That the draft Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 7th December, be approved.
16
INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETIES
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the draft Friendly and Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1968 (Audit Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 12th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
17
INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETIES
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the draft Community Benefit Societies (Restriction on Use of Assets) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 12th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
18
WORK AND FAMILIES BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading).
19
ELECTORAL COMMISSION
Mr Geoffrey Hoon
 
   That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will re-appoint as Electoral Commissioners, with effect from 19th January 2006:
(1)   
Jonathan Glyn Mathias for the period of two years; and
(2)   
Sukhminder Karamjit Singh CBE for the period of four years.
20
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Secretary Alan Johnson
 
   That the draft Artist’s Resale Right Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 15th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
21
REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That the draft Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Electoral Regions (Wales) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 14th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
22
REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That the draft Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 19th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
23
EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States and the Swiss Confederation to Combat Fraud) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 19th December, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
24
CHILDCARE BILL : As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
25
NATIONAL LOTTERY
Secretary Tessa Jowell
 
   That the draft National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (Increase of Endowment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
26
EXCISE
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the draft Duty Stamps (Amendment of paragraph 1(3) of Schedule 2A to the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments.
27
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Mr Secretary Hain
 
   That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
28
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
Secretary Ruth Kelly
 
   That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
29
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
Secretary Ruth Kelly
 
   That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
30
PENSIONS
Secretary Alan Johnson
 
   That the draft Pensions Act 2004 (PPF Payments and FAS Payments) (Consequential Provisions) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
31
GOVERNMENT OF WALES BILL: Committee.
32
HEALTH BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered. (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading.)
33
CRIMINAL DEFENCE SERVICE BILL [LORDS]: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
34
LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY REFORM BILL Second Reading.
35
LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY REFORM BILL [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
(a)   
any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown or government department in consequence of orders under Part 1 of the Act; and
(b)   
any increase attributable to such orders in the sums which under any other Act are payable out of money so provided.
36
ROAD SAFETY BILL [LORDS] Second Reading.
37
ROAD SAFETY BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen’s recommendation signified.
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Road Safety Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
(1)   
expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of the Act; and
(2)   
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided in consequence of any other Act.
38
ROAD SAFETY BILL [LORDS] [WAYS AND MEANS]
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Road Safety Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
the making of the provision for financial penalty deposits and provision for imposing fees and charges, and
(2)   
the making of payments into the Consolidation Fund.
39
PENSIONS
Mr Secretary Hutton
 
   That the draft Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 11th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
40
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Secretary Alan Johnson
 
   That the draft Information and Consultation of Employees (Amendment) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 12th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
41
PENSIONS
Mr Secretary Hutton
 
   That the draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Consultation by Employers and Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2006, which was laid before this House on 12th January, be approved.
   The Instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
42
NEW DRAFT EU CONSTITUTION
Mr Graham Allen
Andrew Gwynne
Mr David Chaytor
Mr Mike Hancock
Mr Tom Harris
 
   That—
(1)   
In the event of a referendum rejecting the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe, the Government shall seek the agreement of the House to a British draft Constitution for the EU which shall not mandate Her Majesty’s Government but which will be put forward as a basis for consideration by the member states of the EU during the UK presidency; and
(2)   
Such a draft Constitution shall be no more than 1,000 words and shall include an inspirational preamble, and no more than 15 articles which shall
(a)   
clearly define and limit the power of the Union,
(b)   
reserve power to the nation states unless specifically granted to the Union,
(c)   
base the Union on human rights,
(d)   
ensure power is exercised at the lowest level of authority,
(e)   
be based upon elected institutions,
(f)   
exercise authority only by consent,
(g)   
apply equally to all,
(h)   
be within the rule of law,
(i)    
be written in understandable terms,
(j)   
be amended only by agreement,
(k)   
be interpreted impartially,
(l)   
be set within a global context, and
(m)   
respect the natural world.
43
WAR MAKING POWERS (PARLIAMENTARY APPROVAL OF THE COMMITMENT OF UK ARMED FORCES TO HOSTILITIES ABROAD)
Mr Graham Allen
Angus Robertson
Mr Douglas Hogg
Mr John Redwood
 
   That—
(1)   
Parliament shall have the opportunity to consider and approve the exercise of duties vested in HM Ministers to commit the United Kingdom’s armed forces to hostilities abroad, or to a situation abroad where hostilities are likely,
(a)   
before such a commitment is made by Her Majesty’s Government, where circumstances permit, or
(b)   
where circumstances do not permit, no later than 20 days after deployment.
(2)   
For this purpose—
(a)   
The Prime Minister shall present a report to Parliament setting out—
(i)   
the circumstances necessitating the commitment of the armed forces;
(ii)   
the extent of the commitment, the mandate to be given to the armed forces personnel, and the chain of command in circumstances where joint participation with other nations is anticipated, and
(iii)   
the current or anticipated scope and duration of the hostilities;
(b)   
this report shall be the subject of a debate in the House within a reasonable period on a substantive motion to approve the commitment of armed forces personnel; and when the House is not sitting, the laying of such a report shall be deemed to meet the public interest criteria set out in Standing Order No. 13 for the earlier meeting of the House in certain circumstances, and the Speaker shall forthwith appoint and give notice of a time for the House to meet; and
(c)   
the Government should bring forward a Bill to establish a statutory footing for parliamentary consideration of this exercise of the Royal Prerogative along the lines set out in this Resolution.
44
EARLIER MEETING OF THE HOUSE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES
Mr Graham Allen
Mr Kenneth Clarke
Mr Adrian Sanders
Mr Peter Kilfoyle
Mr Andrew Stunell
Mr Michael Mates
 
   That Standing Order No. 13 (Earlier meeting of the House in certain circumstances) be amended, by leaving out paragraph (1) and inserting—
‘(1)   
If the Speaker is of the opinion that the public interest requires that the House should meet at a time earlier than that to which it stands adjourned, the House shall meet at such time as the Speaker shall appoint.’.
45
SELECTION OF PRIME MINISTER
Mr Graham Allen
Andrew Mackinlay
 
   That, within two days of the meeting of a new Parliament following a General Election, or within 25 days of the death or resignation of a serving Prime Minister, this House shall order an Address to be presented to Her Majesty naming one of its Members and asking Her Majesty to invite that Member to form a Government.

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Other future business
   The following list consists of items of business set down for specific days after Friday 27th January.
Tuesday 31st January
1
TRADE IN ENDANGERED ANIMALS ON THE INTERNET
Mark Pritchard
 
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to end the trade in endangered animals on the internet; and for connected purposes.
Wednesday 1st February
1
PROTECTION OF PRIVATE GARDENS (HOUSING DEVELOPMENT)
Greg Clark
 
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to protect private gardens from housing development which is out of character with the surrounding area; and for connected purposes.
Friday 3rd March
Private Members’ Bills
1
EMERGENCY WORKERS (PROTECTION) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Alan Williams
2
TELECOMMUNICATIONS MASTS (PLANNING CONTROL) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr David Curry
3
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL (SUPPORTER INVOLVEMENT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr John Grogan
4
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PLANNING (PARKLAND AND WINDFALL DEVELOPMENT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Lorely Burt
5
BREASTFEEDING ETC. BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr David Kidney
6
EMPLOYMENT (ADVERTISEMENT OF PAY AND PENSION RIGHTS) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr John Denham
7
CARE OF OLDER AND INCAPACITATED PEOPLE (HUMAN RIGHTS) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Paul Burstow
Friday 10th March
Private Members’ Bills
1
CLIMATE CHANGE BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Michael Meacher
2
OCCASIONAL SALES BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr John Whittingdale
3
ARMED FORCES (PARLIAMENTARY APPROVAL FOR PARTICIPATION IN ARMED CONFLICT) BILL : Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [21st October].
 
   And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read for second time.
Member in charge: Clare Short
4
PROHIBITION OF ABORTION (ENGLAND AND WALES) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Laurence Robertson
5
MANAGEMENT OF ENERGY IN BUILDINGS BILL: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [11th November].
 
   And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read for second time.
Member in charge: Dr Alan Whitehead
6
FIREWORKS (AMENDMENT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr David Amess
Friday 17th March
Private Members’ Bills
1
VEHICLE REGISTRATION MARKS BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Mark Hendrick
2
COMPUTER MISUSE BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Tom Harris
3
EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ACT 1972 (DISAPPLICATION) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Owen Paterson
4
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (ANTI-CORRUPTION AUDIT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr William Cash
5
FOOD SUPPLEMENTS (EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ACT 1972 DISAPPLICATION) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr William Cash
6
FAMILY LAW (PROPERTY AND MAINTENANCE) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Rob Marris
Friday 7th April
Note: The House is not expected to be sitting on this day.
1
RIGHTS OF SAVERS BILL: As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.
Member in charge: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Friday 12th May
Private Members’ Bills
1
PHARMACEUTICAL LABELLING (WARNING OF COGNITIVE FUNCTION IMPAIRMENT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Andrew Dismore
2
CONTROL OF INTERNET ACCESS (CHILD PORNOGRAPHY) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Margaret Moran
3
SALE OF GREEN BELT LAND BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Greg Mulholland
4
PROTECTION OF RUNAWAY AND MISSING CHILDREN BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Helen Southworth
5
ABANDONED INLAND WATERWAYS (PROTECTION) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: David Heyes
6
REGULATION OF LASER EYE SURGERY BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Frank Cook
7
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT (INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Mark Hoban
8
BUS SERVICES BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Andrew Miller
Friday 16th June
Private Members’ Bills
1
CROWN EMPLOYMENT (NATIONALITY) BILL: Second Reading. (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Second Reading.)
Member in charge: Mr Andrew Dismore
2
GREENBELT REFORM BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Mark Prisk
3
CHILDREN’S FOOD BILL: Adjourned Debate on Second Reading [28th October].
 
   And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time.
Member in charge: Mary Creagh
4
ELECTORAL SYSTEMS BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr David Chaytor
5
BRITISH SUBJECTS (REGISTRATION) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Gregory Campbell
Friday 14th July
Private Members’ Bills
1
INFRASTRUCTURE AUDIT (HOUSING DEVELOPMENT) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Francis Maude
2
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION (LOCATION FILMING) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Iain Wright
3
PRISON REFORM (MENTAL HEALTH) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Charles Hendry
4
CLIMATE CHANGE (CONTRACTION AND CONVERGENCE) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Colin Challen
5
ROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS (ENFORCEMENT CAMERAS) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Dr Nick Palmer
Friday 20th October
Private Members’ Bills
1
OSBORNE ESTATE BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Robert Flello
2
ESTATE AGENTS (REDRESS SCHEMES) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mark Tami
3
INCOME TAX (EARNINGS EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS LIVING IN POVERTY) (No. 2) BILL: Second Reading.
Member in charge: Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

 
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