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Order of Business Tuesday 14 October 2008

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House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 2.30 p.m.
  Prayers
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)
Afterwards
Notes:
  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 Communities and Local Government
 1
Mr David Drew (Stroud): If she will intervene to ensure that site specific recommendations are deleted from the Regional Spatial Strategy for the South West with particular reference to Whaddon in Gloucestershire.
(226336)
 2
Bob Russell (Colchester): What estimate she has made of the number of council houses to be built in 2008-09.
(226337)
 3
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon): What assessment she has made of the effects of changes in empty property business rates on the property market.
(226338)
 4
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon): What recent assessment her Department has made of the implications of Sharia law practices for community cohesion.
(226339)
 5
Andrew George (St Ives): What recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on co-ordination of Government policy for the regions.
(226341)
 6
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): What her policy is in relation to permitted development rights in the planning system; and if she will make a statement.
(226342)
 7
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough): What progress has been made in increasing diversity through the recruitment of fire fighters; and if she will make a statement.
(226343)
 8
Bob Spink (Castle Point): What her Department's policy is on building on greenbelt land when brownfield land is available.
(226344)
 9
Bill Wiggin (Leominster): On what date the Infrastructure Planning Commission will begin to assess planning applications.
(226345)
 10
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What her Department's policy is on the future of new towns.
(226346)
 11
Mark Fisher (Stoke-on-Trent Central): What progress has been made in engaging young people to make communities more resilient against violent extremism.
(226348)
 12
Nia Griffith (Llanelli): What progress has been made on her proposals for the transfer of assets to community groups; and what effect the proposals in the Communities in Control White Paper will have on this process.
(226349)
 13
Andrew Rosindell (Romford): What the average response time for the fire service in the London Borough of Havering was in the most recent period for which figures are available.
(226350)
 14
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): What assessment has been made of the effect of home information packs on the housing market since their introduction.
(226351)
 15
John Robertson (Glasgow North West): What steps her Department plans to take to assist local authorities to ensure that housing meets the decent homes standard.
(226352)
 16
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): If she will seek discussions with relevant Cabinet colleagues on the establishment of a constitution providing for independent local government; and if she will make a statement.
(226353)
 17
Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside): Whether she has conducted an economic impact assessment on the decision to levy retrospective business rates on businesses in the Port of Liverpool.
(226354)
 18
Mr David Kidney (Stafford): What progress has been made in identifying suitable sites for proposed eco-towns.
(226355)
 19
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley): What plans she has to improve the provision of affordable housing in the North West.
(226356)
 20
Mrs Madeleine Moon (Bridgend): What steps her Department plans to take to unlock the talent of communities through regeneration.
(226357)
 21
Mr David Anderson (Blaydon): What progress has been made in increasing diversity through recruitment of fire fighters.
(226358)
 22
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey): What progress has been made against the Government's targets for the provision of affordable housing in the last two years; and if she will make a statement.
(226359)
 23
Lyn Brown (West Ham): What recent discussions she has had with the Mayor of London on the potential contribution of the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games to regeneration in London.
(226360)
At 3.15 p.m.
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
 T1
Mrs Siân C. James (Swansea East): If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(226361)
 T2
Tony Baldry (Banbury):
(226362)
 T3
Mr Andrew Mackay (Bracknell):
(226363)
 T4
Bob Spink (Castle Point):
(226364)
 T5
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):
(226365)
 T6
Lyn Brown (West Ham):
(226366)
 T7
Andrew Miller (Ellesmere Port & Neston):
(226367)
 T8
Joan Walley (Stoke-on-Trent North):
(226368)
 T9
Joan Ryan (Enfield North):
(226369)
 T10
Mr Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk):
(226370)

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

Preliminary Business
Ten minute rule Motion
1
TRADING OF PRIMATES AS PETS (PROHIBITION)
[Up to 20 minutes]
Mark Pritchard
 
   That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the breeding, selling, purchasing and keeping of primates as pets in the United Kingdom; 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
2
BANKING BILL: Second Reading.
[Until 10.00 p.m.]
   The Seventeenth Report from the Treasury Committee, Banking Reform, HC 1008, is relevant.
Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.
3
BANKING BILL (PROGRAMME)
[No separate debate]
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Banking Bill:
Committal
   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 Tuesday 18th November 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 Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7)).
4
BANKING BILL (CARRY-OVER)
[No separate debate]
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
 
   That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Banking Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 80A(1)(a)).
5
BANKING BILL [MONEY]: Queen’s Recommendation signified.
[No separate debate]
Stephen Timms
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Banking Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure of the Treasury for any purpose in connection with the special resolution regime for banks and other financial institutions (including bank insolvency and bank administration),
(2)   
the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure of the Treasury in respect of, or in connection with giving, financial assistance to or in respect of a bank or other financial institution,
(3)   
the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure of the Treasury in respect of financial assistance to the Bank of England,
(4)   
loans from the National Loans Fund to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, and
(5)   
loans from the National Loans Fund to or in respect of a bank or other financial institution.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)).
6
BANKING BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]
[No separate debate]
Stephen Timms
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Banking Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
(1)   
the charging of fees in connection with the recognition of inter-bank payment systems,
(2)   
the making of provision about the fiscal consequences of the exercise of stabilisation powers under the special resolution regime,
(3)   
the investment of sums, raised in connection with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, in the National Loans Fund,
(4)   
other payments into the National Loans Fund, and
(5)   
payments into the Consolidated Fund.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)).
7
BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATE AND CONSOLIDATED FUND (APPROPRIATION) (No. 3) BILL)
[No debate after 10.00 p.m.]
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That—
(1)   
at the sitting on Wednesday 15th October,—
(a)   
notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 55 (Questions on voting of estimates, &c.), the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Stephen Timms relating to a Supplementary Estimate not later than three hours after their commencement;
(b)   
if a Bill founded upon a Resolution agreed under paragraph (1) is then brought in, a Motion may be made without notice by a Minister of the Crown, That the Bill be now read a second time; and
(c)   
proceedings under this order may continue though opposed after the moment of interruption and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply; and
(2)   
at the sitting on Thursday 16th October the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until he has notified the Royal Assent to any Act agreed upon by both Houses.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.
8
CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM CARS AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
[No debate]
Jim Fitzpatrick
 
   That this House take note of European Union Document No. 5089/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, draft Regulation setting emissions performance standards for new passenger cars as part of the Community’s integrated approach to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from light-duty vehicles; endorses the Government’s backing of the principle of regulation; supports an approach that takes into account environmental ambition, technical and financial feasibility, and the reality of the diverse European car market; and notes that the Government will continue to pursue a strategy that balances these factors.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 119(9)).
 
 
At the end of the sitting:
9
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: South Central rail franchise (Sir John Stanley).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
PUBLIC BILL COMMITTEES
1
Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [Lords] Committee
10.30 a.m.
Room 9 (public)
   To consider the Bill.
2
Employment Bill [Lords] Committee
10.30 a.m.
Room 11 (public)
 
4.30 p.m.
(public)
   To consider the Bill.
SELECT COMMITTEES
3
Regulatory Reform
9.30 a.m.
Room 19 (private)
4
Treasury
9.30 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Economics of the Housing Market.
   Witnesses: Nationwide, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Council of Mortgage Lenders, Professor John Muellbauer, Nuffield College, and Professor David Miles, Imperial College London.
5
Environmental Audit
9.45 a.m.
Room 16 (private)
6
Welsh Affairs
10.00 a.m.
Room 5 (private)
7
Business and Enterprise
10.15 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: The Role of Regional Development Agencies.
   Witnesses: Advantage West Midlands and East Midlands Development Agency.
8
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 a.m.
Room 15 (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: The Licensing Act 2003.
   Witnesses: Local Government Association and the Association of Town Centre Management; Association of Chief Police Officers and the Police Federation (at 11.10 a.m.); Magistrates’ Association (at 11.50 a.m.).
9
Home Affairs
10.15 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 a.m.
(public)
   Subject: Human Trafficking.
   Witnesses: NewsQuest; Europol* (at 10.45 a.m.); European Commission* (at 11.15 a.m.).
10
Administration
3.30 p.m.
Room 16 (private)
11
Justice
4.00 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
4.15 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Sentencing Commission.
   Witnesses: Professor Mike Hough, King’s College London, and Professor Andrew Ashworth QC, University of Oxford.
JOINT COMMITTEE
12
Human Rights
1.30 p.m.
Room 5 (private)
 
1.45 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
   Witnesses: Trevor Phillips, Chair, and John Wadham, Legal Director, Equality and Human Rights Commission.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Revisions to the 2008-09 debt management remit to facilitate bank recapitalisation.
2
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Impact on local authority finances of Icelandic bank failures.
3
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Sustainable Communities Act 2007: Invitation to local authorities to make proposals.
4
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport: Digital switchover help scheme.
5
Secretary of State for Health: NHS funds in Icelandic banks.
6
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Publication of the annual report of the Animal Procedures Committee for 2007.
7
Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills: Universities—Deposits in failed Icelandic banks.
8
Secretary of State for International Development: UK’s regional development strategy for the Caribbean.
9
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Third Sector and the Icelandic banking industry.

 

 

 
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