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Summary Agenda Wednesday 20 May 2009

Here you can browse the House of Commons Summary Agenda for Wednesday 20 May 2009.

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
Oral Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Appointment of the Comptroller and Auditor General (Motion) (for up to one and half hours).
Planning:National Policy Statements (Motion) (for up to three hours).
Communications (Television Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (Motion to revoke) (for up to one and half hours or until 8.30 pm, whichever is the earlier).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology (Ben Chapman) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
Primary care trust criteria for allocating beds to elderly patients (Miss Anne McIntosh).
11.00 am
Allocation of school places (Anne Main).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.
2.30 pm
London Metropolitan University (Jeremy Corbyn).
4.00 pm
Progress of Better Healthcare Closer to Home strategy (Siobhain McDonagh).
4.30 pm
Future of the Nimrod project (Mark Hunter) (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 21 May. Thereafter, they may table oral and written questions electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Friday 29 May 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 21 May
Monday 1 June
Thursday 21 May
Tuesday 2 June
Communities and Local
Thursday 21 May
Wednesday 3 June
Northern IrelandPrime Minister
Monday 1 June
(First sitting day after adjournment)
Thursday 4 June
Energy and Climate ChangeLeader of the House of
 Commons and House of
 Commons Commission
       * 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 21 May will be published on 22 May in a blue
unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Whitsun Adjournment is 10.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Monday 18 May, for answer on Thursday 21 May. 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 21 May
Monday 1 June
4.30 pm on Friday 29 May
Wednesday 3 June


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