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Order of Business Thursday 12 March 2009

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House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 10.30 am
  Prayers
 
  Business Question to the Leader of the House
 
  Ministerial Statements, including on Lord Laming’s progress report on the
protection of children
Afterwards
Private Business
Note: Private Business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.

MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL BILL [LORDS] AND BOURNEMOUTH BOROUGH COUNCIL BILL [LORDS]: Adjourned debate on Question (15 January).

Motion made and Question proposed, That the promoters of the Manchester City Council Bill [Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords], which were originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2006-07 on 22 January 2007, should have leave to proceed with the Bills in the current Session according to the provisions of Standing Order 188B (Revival of bills).(The Chairman of Ways and Means).

CANTERBURY CITY COUNCIL BILL, LEEDS CITY COUNCIL BILL, NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL BILL AND READING BOROUGH COUNCIL BILL: Adjourned debate on Question (15 January).

Motion made and Question proposed, That the promoters of the Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council Bill, which were originally introduced in this House in Session 2007-08 on 22 January 2008, should have leave to proceed with the Bills in the current Session according to the provisions of Standing Order 188B (Revival of bills).(The Chairman of Ways and Means).
 
 


 

Afterwards
  indicates Government Business
NOTICE OF MOTION FOR AN UNOPPOSED RETURN
[No debate]
Secretary Ed Balls
 
   That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Progress Report, dated 12 March 2009, of Lord Laming on the Protection of Children in England.
No debate.

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 Innovation, Universities and Skills
 1
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough): What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on student housing need.
(262849)
 2
Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham):( & Morden): What steps he is taking to increase the number of apprenticeship places in Mitcham and Morden.
(262850)
 3
Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South): What steps his Department is taking to assist those who lose their jobs in acquiring new skills.
(262851)
 4
Alison Seabeck  (Plymouth, Devonport): What steps the Government is taking to encourage participation by young women in science and engineering apprenticeships.
(262853)
 5
Lindsay Roy (Glenrothes): How many people started apprenticeships in each of the last five years.
(262854)
 6
Paul Rowen  (Rochdale): What progress has been made in selling the Student Loans Book.
(262855)
 7
Phil Wilson (Sedgefield): What steps he is taking to increase the number of apprenticeship places in Sedgefield constituency.
(262856)
 8
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (Wells): How many former students resident outside the UK are in arrears with their student loan repayments.
(262857)
 9
Mr John Grogan (Selby): What steps he plans to take to increase the number of people from poorer backgrounds attending university.
(262858)
 10
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): How many funding decisions originally planned to be made in financial year 2008-09 by the Learning and Skills Council relating to university projects have not been made in accordance with the originally planned timetable; and if he will make a statement.
(262859)
 11
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield): How much is planned to be spent on capital projects in further education in 2009-10.
(262860)
 12
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): What progress has been made on redevelopment of Basford Hall campus.
(262861)
 13
Mr Bruce George (Walsall South): What steps his Department plans to take to increase the number of people beginning apprenticeships.
(262862)
 14
Miss Julie Kirkbride  (Bromsgrove): What plans he has to encourage more private sector skills training providers to offer skills training to the unemployed.
(262863)
 15
James Duddridge  (Rochford):( & ):(Southend):( East): What his latest assessment is of the effects of the recession on the number of young people over the age of 18 who are not in education, employment or training.
(262864)
 16
Dr John Pugh (Southport): What his policy is on the provision of courses in critical thinking and philosophy in English universities.
(262865)
 17
Ben Chapman (Wirral South): How many residents of Wirral South constituency have received funding for apprenticeships in 2008-09.
(262866)
 18
Mr Robert Goodwill (Scarborough & Whitby): What plans he has to increase opportunities for adult learning during the recession.
(262868)
 19
Liz Blackman (Erewash): What steps his Department is taking to provide assistance for retraining to individuals who lose their jobs.
(262871)
 20
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): What assessment he has made of the contribution the proposed new college at Longbridge will make to skills, training and further education in the South Birmingham area.
(262872)
 
At 11.15 am
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
 T1
Mr David Drew (Stroud): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(262873)
 T2
Tony Baldry  (Banbury):
(262874)
 T3
Phil Wilson (Sedgefield):
(262875)
 T4
Mr Andy Slaughter (Ealing, Acton & Shepherd's Bush):
(262876)
 T5
Sir Nicholas Winterton  (Macclesfield):
(262877)
 T6
Ben Chapman (Wirral South):
(262878)
 T7
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):
(262879)
 T8
James Duddridge  (Rochford):( & ):(Southend):( East):
(262880)
 T9
Liz Blackman (Erewash):
(262881)
 T10
Mr Barry Sheerman  (Huddersfield):
(262882)

At 11.30 am
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Business Question to the Leader of the House
 
  Ministerial Statements, including on Lord Laming’s progress report on the
protection of children

Main Business

(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Amendments which may be received.)

1
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Alan Williams
Dr John Pugh
 
   That this House takes note of the 30th, the 36th, the 39th to the 41st, the 43rd to the 49th, the 51st and the 57th Reports of the Committee of Public Accounts of Session 2007-08, and of the Treasury Minutes on those Reports (Cm 7493, 7522 and 7545).
   The Speaker will put the Question necessary to dispose of proceedings not later than three hours after their commencement or at 6.00 pm, whichever is the earlier; proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply (Order of 3 March).
2
USE OF THE CHAMBER (UNITED KINGDOM YOUTH PARLIAMENT)
[No debate after 6.00 pm]
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That this House welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process and bring about social change; notes that many hon. Members from all parts of the House are actively involved in the work of the UK Youth Parliament; and accordingly resolves that the UK Youth Parliament should be allowed for this year alone to hold its 2009 annual meeting in the Chamber of this House.
   As an Amendment to Ms Harriet Harman’s proposed Motion (Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament)):
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Sir Nicholas Winterton
Philip Davies
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Brian Binley   
Mr Peter Atkinson   
Mr David Wilshire
Mr Graham Brady   
Ann Winterton   
Mr Peter Bone
Richard Ottaway   
Mr Edward Leigh
(a)
 
   Line 6, leave out ‘the Chamber’ and insert ‘Committee Room 14’.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 6.00 pm.
 
 
At the end of the sitting:
3
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Flooding in Somerset (Mr David Heath).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
PUBLIC BILL COMMITTEE
1
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee
9.00 am
Room 10 (public)
 
1.00 pm
(public)
   Further to consider the Bill.
SELECT COMMITTEES
2
Public Administration
9.45 am
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.00 am
(public)
   Subject: (i) Leaks and Whistleblowing in Whitehall (ii) Executive Pay in the Public Sector (iii) Outside Appointments to the Senior Civil Service.
   Witnesses: FDA, Prospect, and Public and Commercial Services Union.
3
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 am
Room 7 (private)
4
West Midlands Regional Affairs
2.30 pm
Room 17 (private)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: Secondary school applications and offers 2009.
2
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: The East Midlands Regional Plan – the Regional Spatial Strategy.
3
Secretary of State for Defence: Chemical Weapons Convention – declaration of protective programme.
4
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: Consultation on the Draft Order to Implement the Carbon Reduction Commitment.
5
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Outcome of the Environment Council – 2 March 2009.
6
Secretary of State for Health: Correction to Written Answers.
7
Secretary of State for Health: Government response to the Health Select Committee report on the NHS Next Stage Review.
8
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Control order powers.
9
Prime Minister: List of Ministers’ Interests.
10
Secretary of State for Transport: Correction to Written Answers to Parliamentary Questions on data handling.
11
Secretary of State for Transport: February winter snow period.

 

 

 
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