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Summary Agenda Thursday 25 October 2007

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Summary Agenda
10.30 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
11.20 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Solicitor General.
11.30 a.m.
Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements (if any).
Modernisation of the House of Commons; Modernisation of the House of Commons (Changes to Standing Orders); Procedure; Procedure (Changes to Standing Orders); European Standing Committees (Temporary Nomination) (Motions) (may continue until 5.00 p.m.).
Motion to change the membership of a Select Committee: Modernisation of the House of Commons (no debate after 6.00 p.m.).
Business of the House (Motion) (no debate after 6.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Care of British nationals on the Office of Foreign Assets Control list (Miss Ann Widdecombe) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
Adjournment Debate:
2.30 p.m.
The Second Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2006-07, The EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Lessons for the Future, HC 70, and the Eighth Report from the Committee, Session 2006-07, Emissions Trading: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report, HC 1072 (until 5.30 p.m.).

       Shuffles will take place at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 6th November, the day of the State Opening, for the oral Questions being answered on:

      (a) Monday 12th November by: the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; and the Minister for Women and Equality; and
      (b) Wednesday 14th November by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
       A shuffle will take place at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday 7th November for the oral Questions being answered on Tuesday 13th November. The shuffles for subsequent Question times will follow the normal pattern and details may be found on the Order of Questions to be issued in the week beginning 29th October which will be available from the Vote Office and via the Parliamentary Intranet.
       All Questions fall at Prorogation. Members may send notices of Questions relating to the new Session to the Table Office by post or through the e-tabling system once the House has prorogued. These notices will be treated as having been received on the first day of the new Session.
       Members may table notices of Questions in person in the Table Office from its opening time in the new Session of 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday 6th November.
       An explanatory note on the tabling of topical Questions for oral answer will be available in the Table Office if the Motion on the First Report of the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and the proposals set out in the Government’s response thereto is agreed to by the House.
       The last day in the Session on which Questions may be submitted for named day answer will be Thursday 25th October for answer on Tuesday 30th October (and in the case of ordinary written Questions the last day will be Friday 26th October). The earliest date in the new Session for which a Question may be set down for named day written answer is Monday 12th November.
       The last day in the Session on which effective notices of new Motions and added names can be submitted by Members is the day before Prorogation takes place. No new Motions may therefore be tabled on the day of Prorogation nor may any names be added to existing Motions.
       All Motions fall at Prorogation.
       New Motions, and added names thereto, may be submitted to the Table Office from its opening time in the new Session of 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday 6th November.


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