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Summary Agenda Tuesday 20 May 2008

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Summary Agenda
2.30 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, including at 3.15 p.m. Topical Questions.
3.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Adults with Autism—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Angela Browning) (for up to 20 minutes).
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords]:Committee (Clauses Nos. 4, 11, 14 and 23, Schedule No. 2 and any new Clauses or new Schedules relating to the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners) (second day) (may continue until three hours after the commencement of proceedings on any new Clauses or new Schedules relating to the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners).
Delegated Legislation (Motion to refer) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
Northern Ireland Grand Committee (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 p.m.).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Management of military radioactive waste (Willie Rennie) (until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 a.m.
State of Israel (Mr Quentin Davies).
11.00 a.m.
Treatment of the elderly in the NHS (Mr Richard Benyon).
12.30 p.m.
Future of BBC World News Television (Mr John Grogan).
1.00 p.m.
Strategic framework for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Mr Greg Hands).
1.30 p.m.
North East Ambulance Service (Dr Ashok Kumar) (until 2.00 p.m.).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 p.m. or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 22nd May. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post. Questions received before 4.30 p.m. on Friday 30th May will be treated as having been tabled on that day.
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling questions for oral answer when the House returns:
Last date for tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Thursday 22nd May
Monday 2nd June
Work and Pensions
Thursday 22nd May
Tuesday 3rd June
Thursday 22nd May
Wednesday 4th June
Prime Minister
Monday 2nd June(first sitting day after the adjournment)
Thursday 5th June
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 p.m.
       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
       The results of the shuffles on Thursday 22nd May will be published on Friday 23rd May in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
Earliest answer on
6.30 p.m. (or the rising of the House,
whichever is earlier) on Thursday 22nd May
Monday 2nd June
4.30 p.m. on Friday 30th May
Wednesday 4th June

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