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Order of Business Tuesday 22 July 2008

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House of Commons
Order of Business

At 11.30 a.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 Health
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak): If he will make a statement on the implementation of the proposals in the NHS Next Stage Review final report on equitable access to primary care.
Alun Michael (Cardiff South & Penarth): What assessment he has made of the progress made by NHS foundation trusts in recruiting local people as board members and engaging them in planning.
Mr David Drew (Stroud): What assistance his Department offers to social enterprise start-ups in the health sector.
Keith Vaz (Leicester East): What steps his Department is taking to improve awareness of diabetes.
Mr Paul Truswell (Pudsey): What progress has been made on the centralisation of children's in-patient services in Leeds.
Mr Graham Stuart (Beverley & Holderness): What effect he expects the outcome of the pharmacy consultation to have on the viability of local GP practices in (a) Beverley and Holderness constituency and (b) England.
Mrs Siân C. James (Swansea East): What progress his Department has made in gathering information on the number and distribution of sunbeds, as referred to in paragraph 10 of the Cancer Reform Strategy.
Mr David Kidney (Stafford): What research his Department is funding to develop vaccines for hospital-acquired infections.
Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay): What progress has been made on meeting the National Service Framework for Diabetes targets; and if he will make a statement.
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey): If he will increase the number of speech and language therapists working in the NHS in (a) Greater London and (b) England.
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): What plans he has to achieve equality between areas in access to drugs approved by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow): What the timetable is for his Department's forthcoming consultation on control of market entry for dispensing medicine.
Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central): When he plans to announce the revenue allocations to primary care trusts for 2009-10 and 2010-11.
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): What recent representations he has received on the ability of rural GPs to dispense to patients living a mile or more away from a GP surgery; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central): How many GPs there are in Barnsley; and if he will make a statement.
Andrew George (St Ives): What recent assessment he has made of levels of access to NHS dentistry.
Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South): What steps he is taking to achieve equality between areas in access to drugs approved by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; and if he will make a statement.
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): Which private health companies made submissions to the NHS Next Stage Review.
Dr Evan Harris (Oxford West & Abingdon): What his policy is on whether NHS doctors should be permitted to refrain from providing medical care to patients on the basis of the personal religious or other beliefs of the doctor other than under statute.
Nia Griffith (Llanelli): What steps he plans to take to extend patients' ability to choose their GP practice.
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): What recent steps the Government has taken to encourage people to adopt healthy lifestyles.
Dr Doug Naysmith (Bristol North West): How many hospitals in England are able to provide hyper-acute stroke care services, including constant access to effective brain scanning followed by professional interpretation; and if he will take steps to increase this number.
John Hemming (Birmingham, Yardley): What mechanisms are in place to ensure patient dignity in the NHS.
At 3.15 p.m.
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
Mr Philip Dunne (Ludlow): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):
Mr John Baron (Billericay):
Mrs Linda Riordan (Halifax):
Helen Southworth (Warrington South):
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):
Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North):
John Bercow (Buckingham):

At 12.30 p.m.
  Urgent Questions (if any)
  Ministerial Statements, including on Iraq.

Preliminary Business
Ten minute rule Motion
[Up to 20 minutes]
Miss Anne McIntosh
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to exclude the offence of theft from retail and commercial premises from the provisions of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 relating to fixed penalty notices; 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

Note: Provision has been made for a Business Motion to be moved at 7.00 p.m. (Standing Order No. 15).

[Until 6.00 p.m.]
Ms Harriet Harman
   That this House do now adjourn.
   Proposed subject for debate: MatterstobeconsideredbeforetheforthcomingAdjournment.
Debate may continue until 6.00 p.m. (Order of 8th July).

At 7.00 p.m.
The Prime Minister
   That at this day’s sitting, consideration of any Lords Messages that may be received may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 15).

Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Messages that may be received under (1) the Order of 8th July and (2) the 7.00 p.m. Business Motion, if agreed to.
Note: The Speaker will not adjourn the House until he has reported the Royal Assent to any Act agreed upon by both Houses (Order of 8th July).

At the end of the sitting:
   Proposed subject: Future of GP and pharmacy services in Mole Valley constituency  (Sir Paul Beresford).
   Debate may continue until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

9.30 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
9.45 a.m.
   Subject: Banking Reform.
   Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor, Sir John Gieve KCB, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability, Nigel Jenkinson, Executive Director, Financial Stability, and Andrew Bailey, Executive Director, Banking Services, and Chief Cashier, Bank of England; Kitty Ussher MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury (at 10.45 a.m.).
Public Administration
9.45 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
10.00 a.m.
   Subject: Selection of a New Chair of the House of Lords Appointments Commission.
   Witness: Lord Jay of Ewelme GCMG.
Environmental Audit
10.00 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 a.m.
Room 15 (private)
European Scrutiny
10.30 a.m.
Room 18 (private)
As soon as convenient after 10.30 a.m.
   Subject: Scrutiny of European Documents.
Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill
10.00 a.m.
Room 4A (private)
[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: Consultation on strategic siting assessment process and siting criteria for new nuclear power stations in the UK.
Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Regional development agencies’ 2007-08 annual reports and accounts and output results.
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: Official receptions hosted by Ministers at the Department for Children, Schools and Families 2007-08.
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: Publication of Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group fifth report.
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: National Curriculum tests.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: South West England Regional Spatial Strategy—proposed changes.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: East Midlands Regional Spatial Strategy—proposed changes.
Secretary of State for Defence: Counter-terrorism and resilience.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: British Council Annual Report.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Review of the protective security of hazardous substances.
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Justice and Home Affairs Pre-Council Statement.
Secretary of State for International Development: Debt service on European Investment Bank loans.
Secretary of State for Justice: Chair of the Legal Services Commission.
Secretary of State for Justice: Her Majesty’s Courts Service Key Performance Indicators 2008-09.
Secretary of State for Justice: Appointment and Reappointment to the Prison Service Pay Review Body.
Leader of the House: Topical debates review.
Leader of the House: Government response to the Procedure Committee’s Report on e-Petitions First report, 2007-08 (HC 136).
Prime Minister: Special advisers.
Prime Minister: Ministerial travel 2007-08.
Prime Minister: Ministerial gifts 2007-08.
Prime Minister: Advisory Committee on Business Appointments Ninth Report (2006 to 2008).
Prime Minister: UK visits 2007-08 made by the Prime Minister.
Prime Minister: Official hospitality: Chequers.
Prime Minister: Official and charity receptions: 10 Downing Street.
Prime Minister: Council of Europe and Western European Union.
Prime Minister: Annual reports of the Surveillance Commissioner, Interception of Communications Commissioner and Intelligence Services Commissioner.
Prime Minister: National Security Strategy.
Solicitor General: Review of cases involving Dr David Southall.
Secretary of State for Transport: Transport personnel review.
Secretary of State for Transport: Cost of ministerial cars for 2007-08.

Written Question tabled on Monday 21st July for answer today Note: These are ordinary written questions of which no previous notice has been given. For other questions for written answer today see the ‘Question Book’.
  1   Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Prime Minister, when he plans to publish the Intelligence and Security Committee report on its Review of the Intelligence on the London Terrorist Attacks on 7th July 2005.


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