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Order of Business Monday 16 June 2008

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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 Defence
Laura Moffatt (Crawley): What role the armed forces are playing in providing humanitarian relief in southern Afghanistan.
Mr David Evennett (Bexleyheath & Crayford): What plans he has to improve pay and conditions for members of the armed forces.
Bob Russell (Colchester): What estimate he has made of the rent to be paid to Annington Homes for service personnel accommodation in 2008-09.
Mr Crispin Blunt (Reigate): What assessment he has made of the consistency of the forward equipment programme with his Department's expenditure plans.
Mr David Kidney (Stafford): What progress has been made in providing protected patrol vehicles for armed forces personnel operating in southern Afghanistan.
John Barrett (Edinburgh West): What recent assessment he has made of the extent of overstretch in the armed forces.
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What steps he is taking to promote NATO's transformation programme.
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): What representations he has received on initiatives in the City of Nottingham by Skill Force to use the talents of retired military personnel.
Ian Lucas (Wrexham): What discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues on economic development in Basra province.
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham): What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Afghanistan.
Sarah McCarthy-Fry (Portsmouth North): What assessment he has made of the effect of the common security and defence policy as defined in the Treaty of Lisbon on UK defence policy.
Robert Key (Salisbury): How many helicopters are operational across all three services; and how many are expected to be operational in 2020.
Paul Rowen (Rochdale): What recent assessment he has made of progress made by troops in Afghanistan towards securing their objectives.
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock): When he last met representatives of the Royal British Legion; and what matters were discussed.
Mr David Anderson (Blaydon): What progress is being made on the mentoring, monitoring and training of Iraqi security forces in southern Iraq.
Lyn Brown (West Ham): What recent progress has been made in improving health services for service veterans.
Jim Sheridan (Paisley and Renfrewshire North): What progress is being made on improving co-ordination with the devolved administrations on the provision of services for armed forces personnel and their families.
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Afghanistan.
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton): What funding his Department is providing to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court in 2008-09.
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle): If he will review the arrangements for the promotion of commissioned officers in the Army.
Mr David Jones (Clwyd West): What plans he has to make improvements to service pay and conditions.
Mary Creagh (Wakefield): What recent improvements have been made to health services for veterans.
Mr Ian Davidson (Glasgow South West): When he expects to sign the final contract for new aircraft carriers.
At 3.15 p.m.
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Phil Wilson (Sedgefield):
Laura Moffatt (Crawley):
Hugh Bayley (City of York):
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough):
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):
Paul Rowen (Rochdale):
Ms Katy Clark (North Ayrshire and Arran):
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire):

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

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
[Until 10.00 p.m.]
   Relevant documents:
   The First Report from the Children, Schools and Families Committee, HC 359, Children and Young Persons Bill [Lords]; and the Government response, Third Special Report from the Committee, HC 711; and
   The Fifteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny, HC 440, and the Government’s reply, letter of 4th June from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Children, Young People and Families) to the Chairman of the Committee.
Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.
[No debate]
Secretary Ed Balls
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Children and Young Persons Bill [Lords]:
   1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.
Proceedings in Public Bill Committee
   2.   Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 3rd July 2008.
   3.   The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading
   4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
   5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
   6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
Other proceedings
   7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7)).
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS BILL [LORDS] (MONEY): Queen’s recommendation signified.
[No debate]
Jane Kennedy
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Children and Young Persons Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under the Act; and
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)).
[No debate]
Secretary James Purnell
   That the draft Social Security (Students Responsible for Children or Young Persons) Amendment Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 14th May, be approved.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).
At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Post Office closures in Birmingham  (Ms Gisela Stuart).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill [Lords]
2.30 p.m.
Room 13 (private)
   Programming Sub-Committee
Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills
4.00 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Work and Pensions
4.00 p.m.
Room 16 (private)
4.15 p.m.
   Subject: The Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund.
   Witnesses: Tony Hobman, Chief Executive, Pensions Regulator, and Lawrence Churchill, Chairman, Pension Protection Fund.
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: National Programme for IT in the NHS: Progress since 2006.
   Witnesses: David Nicholson, Chief Executive, NHS, Gordon Hextall, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Director for Programme and Systems Delivery, Professor Michael Thick, Chief Criminal Officer, and Dr Gillian Braunold, Clinical Director, Summary Care Record, Department of Health, and Peter Hutchinson, Group Director, and Chris Davies, Commercial Director, UK Public Services, Fujitsu Services.
Cases to be heard:
2.30 p.m.
Room 6 (public)
   (consideration of Examiners’ Report)
Local London Authorities Bill [Lords]
   (consideration of Examiners’ Report)
Local London Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [Lords]
   (consideration of Examiners’ Report)
Local London Authorities (Shopping Bags) Bill
   (consideration of Examiners’ Report)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: EU Energy Council Luxembourg 6th June 2008.
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Payments Agency business plan and performance targets.
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Central Science Laboratory business plan and performance targets.
Secretary of State for Health: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, 9th to 10th June 2008.



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