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Order of Business Tuesday 1 May 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (Wells): What recent discussions she has had with the German EU Presidency on reviving the European Constitution.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind (Kensington & Chelsea): What her estimate is of the number of (a) people who have left Iraq since the invasion and (b) Iraqis who are internally displaced; and if she will make a statement.
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What discussions she has had with the UN on the request for part of the money paid to people detained in Iraq during the first Gulf War to be repaid.
Mr Greg Hands (Hammersmith & Fulham): What recent assessment she has made of UK relations with the Islamic world.
Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire): If she will make a statement on the future accommodation and offices of the UK High Commission in New Delhi.
Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West): What assessment she has made of the outcomes of the recent UN Security Council debate on Energy, Security and Climate; and if she will make a statement.
Andrew George (St Ives): What recent discussions she has had with her counterparts in those countries with an interest in the Middle East peace process.
Mr John Baron (Billericay): What her Department's involvement was in the production of the dossier on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction in September 2002; and if she will make a statement.
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire): If she will make a statement on plans to hold a referendum on the EU Constitution.
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon): By what criteria she will reach a view on whether a referendum should be held on any new EU constitutional treaty.
Dr Desmond Turner (Brighton, Kemptown): What assessment she has made of the levels of support among the permanent members of the UN Security Council for discussing the relationship between climate and energy security.
Ann Winterton (Congleton): What progress has been made in discussions on a new EU constitutional treaty; and if she will make a statement.
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What recent assessment she has made of the UK's relations with Iran.
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): What assessment she has made of the prospects for a resumption of peace talks in Somalia; and if she will make a statement.
Bill Wiggin (Leominster): If she will make a statement on Iran's nuclear programme.
Tony Baldry (Banbury): If she will make a statement on the security situation in the Darfur region.
Bob Spink (Castle Point): What assessment she has made of the social, political and economic development of Iraqi Kurdistan since 1990; and if she will make a statement.
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex): If she will make a statement on Iran's nuclear programme.
Robert Neill (Bromley & Chislehurst): If she will make a statement on the security situation in the Darfur region.
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): What discussions she has had with the German Chancellor on proposals for an EU Foreign Minister.
Ms Sally Keeble (Northampton North): What representations she has made to the Bangladeshi government on the position of Sheikh Hasina.

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

Preliminary Business
Ten minute rule Motion
[Up to 20 minutes]
John Bercow
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the provision of speech and language therapy for young offenders: and for connected purposes.
   The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).

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 (Progress reported 30th April).
[Until any hour]
For Amendments, see separate Paper.
Debate may continue until any hour.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: OECD working group on bribery in international business transactions (Dr Vincent Cable).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Mental Health Bill [Lords] Committee
10.30 a.m.
Room 9 (public)
4.30 p.m.
   Further to consider the Bill.
Science and Technology
9.00 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
9.30 a.m.
   Subject: Investigating the oceans.
   Witnesses: Professor Sir Howard Dalton, Mr Mike Guymer, Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology, and Dr Philip Newton and Dr Mike Webb, Natural Environment Research Council; Professor Gideon Henderson (at 10.45 a.m.).
9.30 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
9.45 a.m.
   Subject: Financial inclusion follow-up: saving for all and shorter term saving products.
   Witnesses: Brian Pomeroy, Chair, Financial Inclusion Taskforce; Professor Elaine Kempson (at 10.20 a.m.); National Consumer Council and Citizens Advice (at 10.55 a.m.).
Environmental Audit
10.00 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
10.20 a.m.
   Subject: Beyond Stern: Forecasting, Cost-Effectiveness and Climate Change.
   Witnesses: Climate Change Capital; Professor Paul Ekins (at 11.00 a.m.); Dr John Rhys and Mr Mike Parker (at 11.40 a.m.).
Home Affairs
10.00 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
10.15 a.m.
   Subject: A Surveillance Society?
   Witnesses: Mr Richard Thomas, Information Commissioner, Mr David Smith, Deputy Commissioner, and Mr Jonathan Bamford, Assistant Commissioner.
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 a.m.
Room 7 (private)
[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: Air Passenger Duty.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Justice and Home Affairs Council 19th to 20th April.
Prime Minister: Re-appointment of Assistant Surveillance Commissioners.



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