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Summary Agenda Tuesday 13 December 2005

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Tuesday 13th December 2005
Summary Agenda
2.30 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland.
3.00 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs.
3.20 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Leader of the House and the House of Commons Commission.
3.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Road Traffic Signs (Enforcement Cameras)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Dr Nick Palmer) (for up to 20 minutes).
Criminal Defence Service Bill [Lords]: Second Reading (may continue until 10.00 p.m.).
—followed by Programme Motion (without debate).
—followed by Money Resolution (without debate).
—followed by Ways and Means Resolution (without debate).
Proceedings on the Consolidated Fund Bill (without debate).
Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill (Money Resolution) (may continue for up to 45 minutes).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
European Union Documents (Motions) (without debate).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Birtley Community Partnership and Planning for Real (Mr David Anderson) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debates:
9.30 a.m.
Future of the Probation Service (Mr Austin Mitchell).
11.00 a.m.
Funding of children’s hospices (Mr Simon Burns).
12.30 p.m.
Commemoration of the 200-year anniversary of the abolition of slavery (Ms Diana R. Johnson).
1.00 p.m.
Rural and island transport (Mr Andrew Turner).
1.30 p.m.
Cheshire County Council’s proposed school closures in Weaver Vale constituency (Mr Mike Hall) (until 2.00 p.m.).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 20th December. 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 in January:
Last date for tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Tuesday 20th December
Monday 9th January
Work and Pensions
Tuesday 20th December
Tuesday 10th January
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 20th December
Wednesday 11th January
Northern Ireland
Prime Minister
Monday 9th January
(First sitting day in January)
Thursday 12th January
Education and Skills
Solicitor General
       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 20th December will be published on 21st December in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote office and on
       * The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.
       The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Christmas Adjournment is 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Thursday 15th December, for answer on Tuesday 20th December.
       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 tabling
For answer on
4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 4th January
Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th January
4.30 p.m. on Friday 6th January
Wednesday 11th January.

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