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Order of Business Thursday 11 January 2007

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 10.30 a.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 Education and Skills
Lynda Waltho (Stourbridge): How many young people have been involved in the allocation of youth opportunity funds and youth capital funds; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): How many places there were on adult learning courses in 2005-06; how many places there are in the 2006-07 financial year; and if he will make a statement.
Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas (Crosby): What steps he is taking to encourage companies awarded departmental contracts to offer on-site training opportunities for people engaged in apprenticeships.
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock): What measures he proposes to increase the teaching of music in schools in low income areas.
John Mann (Bassetlaw): How many schools for those aged three to 19 years old he expects there to be by 2012.
Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney): How many specialist teachers of autistic children are working in English schools.
Mr Alan Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed): What estimate he has made of the number of schools in Northumberland likely to be (a) built and (b) refurbished through the capital spending announced in the Chancellor's public spending statement.
Kitty Ussher (Burnley): What progress has been made towards the target for a children's centre in every community by 2010.
Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby): What plans he has to encourage schools to offer International Baccalaureate examinations in place of A-levels.
Mr Piara S. Khabra (Ealing Southall): What steps his Department has taken to involve young people in the allocation of youth opportunity funds and youth capital funds.
Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland): What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of students studying science at A-level.
Mr Robert Goodwill (Scarborough & Whitby): What assessment he has made of the impact of the introduction of guidelines on deep fried products in school meals on school children's diets.
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): What steps he has taken to eliminate pay differences between lecturers in further education and teachers in schools.
James Brokenshire (Hornchurch): If he will make a statement on the findings of the Leitch Report on skills.
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What progress has been made in delivering health visiting and maternity services through children's centres.
Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central): Whether he plans to collect information about school exclusions on a school by school basis.
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (City of Durham): What progress has been made towards the target of delivering a children's centre in every community by 2010.
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire): How the National Curriculum requirement on swimming will be financed in the next two financial years.
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham): What comparative assessment he has made of the objectives of the education provided to 16 to 18 year olds by technical colleges and sixth forms; and if he will make a statement.
At 11.20 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Solicitor General
Ann Coffey (Stockport): What recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of hearings adjourned at the request of Crown Prosecution Service staff.
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): How he will evaluate the independent advice offered to him on whether prosecutions should be initiated under the Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925 or the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): What mechanisms are in place to improve contact between the Crown Prosecution Service and victims of crime.
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley): What steps he is taking to change the way sentences are explained in court to make them more understandable to the public.
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock): If he will seek a legislative opportunity to extend the period allowed after sentencing for victims and their families to consider requesting the Attorney General to seek a review of sentences.
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): What guidance the Crown Prosecution Service has issued on the prosecution of cases involving prostitution.
Mr Richard Bacon (South Norfolk): What the policy is of the prosecuting authorities in relation to induced and staged road traffic accidents; and if he will make a statement.

At 11.30 a.m.
  Urgent Questions (if any)
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
[Until 6.00 p.m.]
The Prime Minister
   That this House do now adjourn.
   Proposed subject for debate: Social exclusion
Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Neonatal screening for Leukodystrophies (Tom Levitt).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information) Bill
10.30 a.m.
Room 6 (private)
   [Programming Sub-Committee]
Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill
9.30 a.m.
Room 7 (private)
   [Programming Sub-Committee]
Statistics and Registration Service Bill
10.30 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
   [Programming Sub-Committee]
Offender Management Bill Committee
9.00 a.m.
Room 9 (public)
2.00 p.m.
   To consider the Bill.
Greater London Authority Bill Committee
9.30 a.m.
Room 11 (public)
2.00 p.m.
   Further to consider the Bill.
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee
2.30 p.m.
Room 12 (public)
   To consider the Excise Duties (Surcharges or Rebates) (Hydrocarbon Oils etc.) (Revocation) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3235), and the draft Excepted Vehicles (Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979) Order 2006.
9.30 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Culture, Media and Sport
10.00 a.m.
Room 13 (private)
Public Administration
10.15 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Defence and Foreign Affairs
3.00 p.m.
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
3.30 p.m.
   Subject: Iraq.
   Witnesses: Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and Rt Hon Des Browne MP, Secretary of State for Defence.
[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 Defence: National Employer Advisory Board.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1737.
Secretary of State for Health: Control of entry system for NHS Pharmaceutical Service in England.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Assets Recovery Agency.
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Appointment of District Electoral Area Commissioner for Northern Ireland.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Holiday entitlement.
Secretary of State for Transport: South Eastern and Southern regional planning assessments for the railways.



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