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Summary Agenda 26 May 2005

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10.30 a.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer.
11.30 a.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any). (The Leader of the House is expected to announce future business and answer questions.)
AfterwardsAdjournment Debate: Matters to be considered before the forthcoming adjournment (may continue until 6.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Burial grounds in Cumnor, Oxfordshire (Dr Evan Harris) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

 Sitting in Westminster Hall
 Adjournment Debate:
2.30 p.m.Millennium Review Summit (until 5.30 p.m.).



     Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 26th May. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post.


     Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer when the House returns:

Last date of tabling*Date for answerDepartments etc.
Thursday 26th MayMonday 6th JuneDefence
Thursday 26th MayTuesday 7th JuneScotland
Constitutional Affairs
Leader of the House
Thursday 26th MayWednesday 8th JuneDeputy Prime Minister
Prime Minister
Monday 6th June
(First sitting day after adjournment)
Thursday 9th JuneEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs
*The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.

For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at
The results of the shuffles on 26th May will be published on Friday 27th May in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on


     The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written Questions for answer on the first three days after the Adjournment:

Time for tablingFor answer on
6.30 p.m. on Thursday 26th MayMonday 6th and Tuesday 7th June
4.30 p.m. on Friday 3rd JuneWednesday 8th June.

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