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Summary Agenda Wednesday 25 July 2007

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Summary Agenda
11.30 a.m.
Motion for Unopposed Return (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements, including on (1) national security and (2) CRS and aircraft carriers.
(Deferred Divisions will take place in the ‘No’ Lobby between 12.30 p.m. and 2.00 p.m.)
Milk (Pricing)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Daniel Kawczynski) (for up to 20 minutes).
Pensions Bill:Consideration of Lords Message (debate may continue for up to one hour).
Financial Assistance to Industry (Motion) (without debate).
Statistics Board (Motion) (debate may continue until any hour, if the 7.00 p.m. Business Motion is agreed to).
Home Affairs (Motion for change in membership of a select committee) (debate may continue until any hour, if the 7.00 p.m. Business Motion is agreed to).
Standing Orders Etc. (Machinery of Government Changes) and change in membership of the Select Committee on the Modernisation of the House of Commons (Motions) (may continue for up to two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the first Motion).
Adjournment: Draft Legislative Programme (debate may continue for up to three hours or until 7.00 p.m., whichever is the later).
Sittings of the House (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 p.m.).
(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Messages which may be received.)
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Compilation of London population statistics by the Office of National Statistics (Robert Neill) (until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debates:
9.30 a.m.
UK relations with Russia (Mark Pritchard).
11.00 a.m.
Centralisation of motorcycle test facilities (Angus Robertson).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
2.30 p.m.
Remploy factory closures in the North East (Frank Cook).
4.00 p.m.
Regulation of the activities of land maintenance companies (Mr Jim Devine).
4.30 p.m.
Support for victims of miscarriages of justice (Willie Rennie) (until 5.00 p.m.).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Thursday 26th July. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post.
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer in the first sitting week in October:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Monday 1st October
Monday 8th October
Work and Pensions
Leader of the House and House
 of Commons Commission
Monday 1st October
Monday 1st October
Tuesday 9th October
Wednesday 10th October
Foreign and Commonwealth
Prime Minister
Monday 8th October
(first sitting day after recess)
Thursday 11th October
Business, Enterprise and
 Regulatory Reform
Minister for Women and
       *The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.
       Further details on subsequent weeks are available from the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at
       The results of the shuffles on Monday 1st October will be published on Tuesday 2nd October in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       Between 10.30 p.m., or the rising of the House if earlier, on Monday 23rd July and 6.30 p.m., or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 26th July, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 8th October.
       After the House has risen for the summer adjournment, Members may table five Questions for written answer on each of the recess answering days under the terms of Standing Order No. 22B and the Order of the House of 16th May.
To be tabled between
For answer on
Publication of Questions
House rising for the summer adjournment and 4.30 p.m. on Monday 3rd September
Monday 10th September
Tuesday 4th September
4.30 p.m. on Monday 3rd September and 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 5th September
Wednesday 12th September
Thursday 6th September
4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 5th September and 4.30 p.m. on Monday 10th September
Monday 17th September
Tuesday 11th September
       The normal arrangements for tabling questions for answer in the first sitting week of October will apply as follows:
Last tabling*
Earliest named day
Ordinary answering day
Monday 1st October
Monday 8th October
Monday 8th October
Friday 5th October
Wednesday 10th October
Tuesday 9th October
       * by 4.30 p.m. on each day.
       Questions for ordinary written answer received between 27th July and 28th September will be treated as having been submitted on Monday 1st October for answer on Monday 8th October.


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