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Order of Business Thursday 19 April 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Tony Baldry (Banbury): How many new regulations were introduced by his Department in (a) 2005 and (b) 2006.
Kitty Ussher (Burnley): What assessment he has made of the contribution that supermarkets can make to helping reduce carbon dioxide emissions by adopting more stringent environmental policies.
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold): What representations he has received from environmental organisations in response to tax changes announced in the Budget.
Mr Sadiq Khan (Tooting): What assessment he has made of the effect of the criteria attached to achieving Fairtrade status on the possible environmental benefits accruing from Fairtrade farming.
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon): What recent discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues on progress in reducing carbon emissions from the government estate.
Mr David Amess (Southend West): What plans he has to reform the quota allocation system for the under-10 metre fishing fleet.
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): Whether the Government has made an assessment of the UK's eco-debt; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde): If he will make a statement on his future policy to eradicate bovine tuberculosis.
Sandra Gidley (Romsey): What steps the Government is taking to reduce packaging waste; and if he will make a statement.
Anne Moffat (East Lothian): What his objectives are for new measures to protect the marine environment (a) around the UK and (b) in the EU.
Mr Roger Williams (Brecon & Radnorshire): What assessment he has made of the effect of the transfer of funds from Pillar I to Pillar II on the future viability of English farming.
Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): When he expects to announce the Government's response to the public consultation on badger culling and bovine tuberculosis.

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

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
[Up to three hours]
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Alan Williams
Annette Brooke
   That this House takes note of the 35th and the 43rd to the 63rd Reports of the Committee of Public Accounts of Session 2005-06, and of the Treasury Minutes and the Northern Ireland Department of Finance and Personnel Memorandum on these Reports (Cm 6879, 6900, 6908, 6924, 6959, 6981 and 7017); and of the 1st to the 8th and the 10th Reports of the Committee of Session 2006-07, and of the Treasury Minutes and Northern Ireland Department of Finance and Personnel Memoranda on these Reports (Cm 7018, 7019, 7020 and 7035).
   The Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings not later than three hours after their commencement; proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply (Order of 16th April).
[Until 6.00 p.m.]
The Prime Minister
   That this House do now adjourn.
   Proposed subject for debate: Marine environment.
Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Welfare of dogs  (Andrew Rosindell).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill [Lords] Committee
9.00 a.m.
Room 11 (public)
1.00 p.m.
   Further to consider the Bill.
Mental Health Bill [Lords]
9.30 a.m.
Room 13 (private)
   [Programming Sub-Committee].
9.30 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Public Administration
9.45 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
10.00 a.m.
   Subject: Machinery of Government.
   Witnesses: Rt Hon Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO and Professor Christopher Hood, Oxford University.
Communities and Local Government
10.00 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
10.20 a.m.
   Subject: The Supply of Rented Housing.
   Witness: Yvette Cooper MP, Minister for Housing and Planning, Department for Communities and Local Government.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs: Consultation on cost recovery in pro bono cases.
Secretary of State for Defence: Provincial Iraqi Control: Maysan Province.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: UN Security Council Resolution 1747 (Iran).
Secretary of State for Health: Prevention of venous thromboembolism.
Secretary of State for Health: Re-use of endodontics instruments and vCJD.



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