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Summary Agenda Tuesday 18 March 2008

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Summary Agenda
2.30 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Health, including at 3.15 p.m. Topical Questions.
3.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Land Use (Garden Protection)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mrs Caroline Spelman) (for up to 20 minutes).
Ways and Means (Budget Resolutions) (may continue until 10.00 p.m.).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
European Union Documents (Motions) (without debate).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Chippenham Hospital (Mr James Gray) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 a.m.
Government water strategy and the OFWAT price review (Matthew Taylor).
11.00 a.m.
Reorganisation of fire and rescue services in Humberside (Shona McIsaac).
12.30 p.m.
Bovine tuberculosis (Daniel Kawczynski).
1.00 p.m.
HIV and AIDS in developing countries (Dr Gavin Strang).
1.30 p.m.
Post Office closures in the Highlands and Islands (Danny Alexander) (until 2.00 p.m.).

       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made arrangements for the shuffles for Questions for oral answer in the week beginning 24th March to take place one day earlier than normal in each case to take account of the holiday on Easter Monday. For the convenience of Members, the deadline for tabling Prime Minister’s Questions for Wednesday 26th March will be postponed from 12.30 p.m. until 1.00 p.m. The details are set out below:
Last date for tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Monday 17th March
Wednesday 26th March
Northern Ireland
Tuesday 18th March
Tuesday 25th March
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 19th March
Wednesday 26th March
Prime Minister
Wednesday 19th March
Thursday 27th March
Innovation, Universities and Skills
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 p.m. except for the shuffle for Prime Minister’s Questions, which will be at 1.00 p.m.
       This information is also set out on the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at
       The latest time for tabling a Question for a written answer on a named day before Easter Monday is 10.30 p.m., or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Monday 17th March, for answer on Thursday 20th March. The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written Questions for answer after the Bank Holiday:
Time for tabling
For answer on
10.30 p.m. (or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 18th March
Tuesday 25th March
7.30 p.m. (or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier) on Wednesday 19th March
Tuesday 25th March
6.30 p.m. (or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier) on Thursday 20th March
Wednesday 26th March


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