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Summary Agenda Wednesday 11 February 2009

Here you can browse the House of Commons Summary Agenda for Wednesday 11 February 2009.

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Climate Change (Sectoral Targets)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mr Martin Caton) (for up to 20 minutes).
Opposition Day: (1) Housing waiting lists; (2) Future of Royal Mail (may continue until 7.00 pm).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
European Union Documents (Motion) (without debate).
Use of the Commons Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Effect on small businesses of recent changes to immigration rules (Mr Christopher Chope) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
Implications of the EU Working Time Directive for retained fire-fighters (Mr Alistair Carmichael).
11.00 am
Capital spending allocations for further education colleges (Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm
2.30 pm
Compensation for pleural plaques victims (Jim Sheridan).
4.00 pm
Lobbying Whitehall and Westminster (Mr Gordon Prentice).
4.30 pm
Early voting (Mrs Linda Riordan) (until 5.00 pm).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 6.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 12 February. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Friday 20 February will be treated as if 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 12 February
Monday 23 February
Thursday 12 February
Tuesday 24 February
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 12 February
Wednesday 25 February
Chancellor of the Duchy of LancasterPrime Minister
Monday 23 February
(first sitting day after adjournment)
Thursday 26 February
Environment, Food and Rural AffairsSolicitor General
       * The shuffle will be held at 12.30 pm
       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 12 February will be published on 13 February 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 on the first three days after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
For answer on
6.30 pm (or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier) on Thursday 12 February
Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 February
4.30 pm on Friday 20 February
Wednesday 25 February


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