House of Commons portcullis
House of Commons
Session 2003 - 04
Publications on the internet
Summary Agendas and Orders of Business

Summary Agenda 18 July 2005

Here you can browse the House of Commons Summary Agenda for 18 July 2005.

2.30 p.m.Prayers.
AfterwardsOral Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
3.30 p.m.Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
AfterwardsCrossrail Bill: Second Reading (may continue until 10.00 p.m.).
 —followed by Money Resolution (without debate).
 —followed by Ways and Means Resolution (without debate).
 —followed by Committal Motion (without debate).
 —followed by Instruction Motions (without debate).
 Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
 Motions to nominate Committees: Finance and Services; Welsh Affairs; Science and Technology (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sittingAdjournment Debate: Collapse of the Gerrards Cross railway tunnel (Mr Dominic Grieve) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).


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 21st July. 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 of Questions for oral answer in the first sitting week in October.

Last date of tabling*Date for answerDepartments etc.
Tuesday 4th OctoberMonday 10th OctoberHome Office
Tuesday 4th OctoberTuesday 11th OctoberTransport
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Tuesday 4th OctoberWednesday 12th OctoberInternational Development Prime Minister
Monday 10th October
(first sitting day after recess)
Thursday 13th October
Tuesday 18th October
*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 Tuesday 4th October will be published on Wednesday 5th October in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on


The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Summer adjournment is 10.30 p.m., or the rising of the House if earlier, on Monday 18th July.
The following dates have been specified for minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer on the first three days after the adjournment:
Time for tablingFor answer on
4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 4th OctoberMonday 10th and Tuesday 11th October
4.30 p.m. on Friday 7th OctoberWednesday 12th October.

Continue to Order of Business

House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2005
Prepared 18 July 2005