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Summary Agenda Thursday 13 December 2007

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Summary Agenda
10.30 a.m.
Oral Questions to the honourable Member representing the Church Commissioners, to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission and to the honourable Member representing the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission.
10.50 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Solicitor General.
11.00 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Minister for Women and Equality.
11.15 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Leader of the House and the honourable Member answering for the House of Commons Commission.
11.30 a.m.
Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements
(if any).
Topical Debate:Availability of financial services for low income families (may continue for up to one and a half hours).
Crossrail Bill:Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue until 6.00 p.m.).
Delegated Legislation (Motion to refer) (no debate after 6.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Operation of the UK-Pakistan Judicial Protocol on Children Matters: the Akhtar family (Paul Rowen) (until 6.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debate:
2.30 p.m.
Treatment of Asylum Seekers—Tenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2006-07, HC 60-I (until 5.30 p.m.).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 18th December. 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 January:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Tuesday 18th December
Monday 7th January
Work and Pensions
Tuesday 18th December
Tuesday 8th January
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 18th December
Wednesday 9th January
Northern Ireland
Prime Minister
Monday 7th January (first sitting day in January)
Thursday 10th January
Innovation, Universities and Skills
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Questions rota (available from
the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at http://intranet,
       The results of the shuffles on 18th December will be published on 19th December
in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       * The shuffle will be held at 12.30 p.m.
       The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Christmas Adjournment is 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Thursday 13th December, for answer on Tuesday 18th December.
       The following date has been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer on the first three days after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
For answer on
4.30 p.m. on Friday 4th January
Wednesday 9th January


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