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Summary Agenda Tuesday 31 March 2009

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Summary Agenda
2.30 pm
Prayers.
Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.
3.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Afterwards
Council Tax Rebate—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Joan Ryan) (for up to 20 minutes).
 
The economy (Motion) (may continue until 10.00 pm).
 
Business of the House (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: UK aid to the Democratic Republic of Congo (Eric Joyce) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

 
Sitting in Westminster Hall
 
General Debates:
9.30 am
Availability of non-invasive ventilation to persons with motor neurone disease (Mr Mark Todd).
11.00 am
Nuclear energy (Mr David Heathcoat-Amory).
12.30 pm
Health problems for thalidomide victims (Mr Martin Caton).
1.00 pm
Value added tax on child seat bases (Bob Russell).
1.30 pm
Availability of land for renewable energy schemes (Natascha Engel) (until 2.00 pm).

MEMORANDUM
EASTER ADJOURNMENT 2009
       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 2 April. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Friday 17 April will be treated as if tabled on that day.
TABLING ARRANGEMENTS FOR QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER
       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 of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Thursday 2 April
Monday 20 April
Culture, Media and SportOlympics
Thursday 2 April
Tuesday 21 April
Communities and Local Government
Thursday 2 April
Wednesday 22 April
Northern IrelandPrime Minister
Monday 20 April
(First sitting day after adjournment)
Thursday 23 April
Energy and Climate ChangeLeader of the House of Commons and House of Commons Commission
       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 http://intranet.parliament.uk/bulletin-board).
       The results of the shuffles on 2 April will be published on 3 April in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on http://www.publications.parliament.uk/ pa/cm200809/cmordbk2/cmob2.htm
       * The shuffle will be held at 12.30 pm.
QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER ON A NAMED DAY
       The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Easter Adjournment is 10.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Monday 30 March, for answer on Thursday 2 April.
       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 at earliest on
6.30 pm or the rising of the House,
whichever is earlier, on Thursday 2 April
Monday 20 April
4.30 pm on Friday 17 April
Wednesday 22 April

 

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