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Order of Business Monday 30 April 2007

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 2.30 p.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 the Home Department
Mr David Evennett (Bexleyheath & Crayford): When he plans to announce the timetable for the introduction of compulsory identity cards throughout the UK.
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What assessment he has made of the likely impact on numbers of people entering the UK of the new immigration points system to be introduced in 2008.
Ms Karen Buck (Regent's Park & Kensington North): What his priorities are for tackling knife crime.
Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere): What recent representations he has received on the level of net migration to the UK.
Judy Mallaber (Amber Valley): What further steps he plans to take to stop access to images of child abuse via the internet in response to the annual report of the Internet Watch Foundation; and if he will make a statement.
Philip Davies (Shipley): How many police stations have been closed to the public since 1997.
Barbara Keeley (Worsley): What assessment he has made of the impact of dispersal zones; and if he will make a statement.
Angela Watkinson (Upminster): What his assessment is of the proposals in the consultation paper by the Sentencing Advisory Panel on the offence of theft from a shop.
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): If he will issue a consultation paper setting out the advantages and disadvantages of dividing the Home Office in two.
Bob Russell (Colchester): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the effect of the reduction in Ministry of Defence Police numbers on civilian police forces.
Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage): What recent estimate he has made of the proportion of time police officers spend patrolling the streets.
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the new licensing laws on reducing crime in (a) West Lancashire and (b) England and Wales.
Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow): What recent estimate he has made of the cost of training days in the police workforce due to the introduction of new legislation.
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton): How many asylum seekers are in detention; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Andrew Mackay (Bracknell): What assessment he has made of the impact of levels of immigration on public services in the last 12 months; and what forecast he has made of the likely effects in the next 12 months.
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam): What the cost has been of the identity card scheme.
Andrew Rosindell (Romford): What recent assessment he has made of (a) the impact of levels of immigration on public services in the last 12 months and (b) the likely effect in the next 12 months.
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome): When he expects the transfer of functions from his Department to a new Department of Justice to be effected.
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): If he will make a statement on rural policing in North Yorkshire.
Mr Greg Hands (Hammersmith & Fulham): What recent discussions he has had with officials and other Ministers on the co-ordination of anti-terrorism strategy.
Keith Vaz (Leicester East): What average length of time the Director General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate took to reply to hon. Members' letters in the last 12 months.
Michael Gove (Surrey Heath): What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on departmental restructuring.
Martin Linton (Battersea): What recent assessment he has made of the potential contribution of identity cards to the tackling of identity fraud.
John Robertson (Glasgow North West): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the national DNA database; and if he will make a statement.
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of measures to combat violent crime.

At 3.30 p.m.
  Urgent Questions (if any)
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
FINANCE BILL (Clauses Nos. 1, 3, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 25, 67 and 81 to 84, Schedules Nos. 1, 18, 22 and 23, and new Clauses relating to microgeneration): Committee.
[Until any hour]
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
Debate may continue until any hour.
[No debate]
Secretary Alan Johnson
   That the draft Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) (Further Education) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 22nd March, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
[No debate]
Malcolm Wicks
   That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 5282/07, Commission Communication “An energy policy for Europe” and No. 5354/07, Commission Staff Working Document “EU energy policy data”; further notes the Government’s position on these documents; and agrees that the Commission’s Strategic Energy Review represents a helpful staging post towards an energy policy that will underpin the Government’s ambitions of addressing climate change, improving sustainability, enhancing energy security and increasing EU competitiveness.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 119(9)).
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Future of the voluntary sector in Hammersmith and Fulham  (Mr Andy Slaughter).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

European Standing Committee
4.30 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
   To consider EU Document No. 5422/07 relating to Limiting Global Climate Change.
Education and Skills
3.30 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: Pay Modernisation in the NHS: Impact of the New Consultants’ Contract.
   Witnesses: David Nicholson CBE, Chief Executive, NHS, Nic Greenfield, Director of Workforce, Department of Health, Andrew Foster, Chief Executive, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Professor Hugo Mascie-Taylor, Interim Chief Executive, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Financial Services Authority.
Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs: Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Fees for Court of Protection and the Office of the Public Guardian).
Secretary of State for Defence: Ministry of Defence contracts.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Outcome of the General Affairs and External Relations Council 23rd April 2007.
Secretary of State for Health: Informal Meeting of EU Health Ministers: 19th and 20th April.



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