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Summary Agenda Wednesday 21 May 2008

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Summary Agenda
11.30 a.m.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 p.m.
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr Don Touhig) (for up to 20 minutes).
Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill [Lords]:Second Reading (may continue until 7.00 p.m.).
—followed by Programme Motion (without debate).
—followed by Money Resolution (without debate).
—followed by Ways and Means Resolution (without debate).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Mr Sam Walton and the Rural Payments Agency (Mr Graham Stuart) (until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 a.m.
Industrial relations within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (Mr Alistair Carmichael)
11.00 a.m.
Minehead Driving Test Centre (Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
2.30 p.m.
Liver disease (Dr Brian Iddon).
4.00 p.m.
Impact of National Air Traffic Services’ proposals for Luton (Margaret Moran).
4.30 p.m.
Extension of the railways network (Dr John Pugh) (until 5.00 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

[Sitting at Westminster on Tuesday 17th June 2008 at 4.30 p.m.]
       Notices of Oral Questions for Tuesday 17th June may be submitted to the Table Office from Tuesday 3rd June. Notices for inclusion in the ‘shuffle’ should be submitted by 12.30 p.m. on Monday 9th June.
       Applications for an adjournment debate for Tuesday 17th June should be submitted to the Speaker’s Office by 7.00 p.m. or the rising of the House (whichever is the earlier) on Monday 9th June. The ballot will take place on Tuesday 10th June.


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