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Order of Business Thursday 21 June 2007

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 10.30 a.m.
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[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
Mr Roger Williams (Brecon & Radnorshire): If he will make a statement on the regulatory burden on farming businesses of inspections associated with the single payment scheme.
Mr Robert Flello (Stoke-on-Trent South): What plans he has to increase levels of household recycling.
Sir Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield): If he will make a statement on prospects for the dairy industry.
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak): What input he made into the preparation of the Energy White Paper.
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): What representations he has received on the future of Bromborough Dock landfill.
Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West): What assessment he has made of the likely effect of the UK's membership of the EU emissions trading scheme on future emissions of greenhouse gases.
Mr Jim McGovern (Dundee West): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the climate change agreement between G8 countries reached at the recent summit.
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): What assessment he has made of the effect on domestic dairy farming of the growth in demand for dairy products in China.
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (Wells): What recent steps he has taken to tackle light pollution.
Dr Nick Palmer (Broxtowe): If he will make a statement on improvement of conditions for egg-laying battery hens.
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What estimate he has made of the carbon price necessary to achieve the Government's carbon dioxide reduction objectives.
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal): What plans he has to introduce personal carbon trading allowances.
Derek Wyatt (Sittingbourne & Sheppey): Whether the coastal erosion plans for Warden Bay include replanting shrubs and trees at the top of the cliffs.
Mr Paul Goodman (Wycombe): What recent discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues from the Department of Trade and Industry on the environmental consequences of changes to the Low Carbon Building Programme.
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): What guidance his Department is planning to give the public on the off-setting of carbon dioxide emissions.
Mrs Ann Cryer (Keighley): What support is provided by his Department for the giving of business advice to farmers and other rural enterprises.
Mr David Amess (Southend West): What measures he plans to use to assess progress towards meeting the Government's target for reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 2010.
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin): What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the monitoring and regulation of dog breeders by local authorities.
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): What progress his Department made at the recent conference of the International Whaling Commission on the moratorium on commercial whaling.
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon): What discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues on Government support for the biomass industry in the UK; and if he will make a statement.
John Penrose (Weston-Super-Mare): Whether he plans to modify the minimum separation distances between GM and non-GM crops.
Ms Dawn Butler (Brent South): What assistance his Department provides to businesses to improve their management of waste, with particular reference to recycling.

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: Armed forces personnel.
Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m.
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Murder of Kirsty Jones in Thailand in 2000 (Mr Roger Williams).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Legal Services Bill [Lords] Committee
9.00 a.m.
Room 9 (public)
1.00 p.m.
   Further to consider the Bill.
Third Delegated Legislation Committee
2.30 p.m.
Room 11 (public)
   To consider the Smoke-free (Signs) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 923).
Trade and Industry
10.45 a.m.
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
11.00 a.m.
   Subject: Energy White Paper.
   Witness: Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry.
1.30 p.m.
Committee Room C, Council House Extension, Birmingham (private)
1.45 p.m.
   Subject: Medical Care for the Armed Forces.
   Witnesses: University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust; Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (at 2.30 p.m.); British Medical Association (at 3.00 p.m.).
International Development
1.45 p.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
2.00 p.m.
   Subjects: (i) DFID Assistance to Burmese IDPs and Refugees on the Thai-Burma Border (ii) DFID Country Programme in Vietnam.
   Witnesses: (i) Maung Maung, National Council of the Union of Burma; Gareth Thomas MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development and Rt Hon Ian McCartney MP, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (at 2.30 p.m.); (ii) Gareth Thomas MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (at 3.30 p.m.).
[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: Annual Report of the Financial Services Authority 2006-07.
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: London insurance market reform.
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Taxation of foreign profits of companies.
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Credit Union participation in the Child Trust Fund.
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Credit Union and co-operative legislation.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Hot water safety in Building Regulations.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Social housing: local connection.
Secretary of State for Education and Skills: Care Matters: Time for Change.
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Government Decontamination Service–Annual Report and Accounts.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Control orders.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Counter-terrorism.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority Annual Report and Accounts 2005-06.
Minister of State, Ministry of Justice: Public Guardian Board regulations and appointments to the Board.
Minister of State, Ministry of Justice: Use of restraint in secure training centres.
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Public sector bureaucracy.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Consultation on simplifying business support.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Low Pay Commission remit 2007-08.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: Obligations and restrictions imposed by the EU Services Directive on Royal Mail and Post Office Limited.
Secretary of State for Transport: Sustainability of biofuels under the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation.
Secretary of State for Transport: West Midlands rail franchising.



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