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Order of Business Thursday 7 January 2010

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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 (if any)
Afterwards
Private Business
Note:Private Business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.
 
Third Readings
1.Canterbury City Council Bill
2.Nottingham City Council Bill
 

Consideration of Bills Ordered to Lie upon the Table
1.Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords]
2.Manchester City Council Bill [Lords]
 

 
Consideration of Bills
1.Leeds City Council Bill (By Order).
2.Reading Borough Council Bill (By Order).
 

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 Energy and Climate Change
 1
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): Whether his Department has made an assessment of the effects on greenhouse gas emissions of the temporary grounding of aircraft following the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC on 11 September 2001.
(308886)
 2
Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): What his most recent assessment is of progress in the competition to build a commercial scale carbon capture and storage power plant in the UK; and if he will make a statement.
(308887)
 3
Danny Alexander (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey): What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of fuel inefficiency to fuel poverty.
(308889)
 4
Tony Baldry (Banbury): How many households in the UK were in fuel poverty in (a) 2003 and (b) 2009.
(308890)
 5
John Penrose (Weston-Super-Mare): How many households in the UK were in fuel poverty in (a) 2003 and (b) 2009.
(308891)
 6
Alun Michael (Cardiff South & Penarth): What recent assessment he has made of progress on a decision on an option for the construction of a Severn barrage.
(308892)
 7
Sir Peter Soulsby (Leicester South): What steps his Department is taking to tackle climate change following the outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen; and if he will make a statement.
(308893)
 8
Dr John Pugh (Southport): What recent progress has been made on developing tidal energy schemes; and if he will make a statement.
(308894)
 9
Nigel Griffiths (Edinburgh South): What estimate he has made of the number of wind energy projects approved by local authorities in the last two years; and if he will make a statement.
(308895)
 10
Phil Wilson (Sedgefield): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of carbon capture and storage technology in reducing the level of carbon dioxide emissions; and if he will make a statement.
(308896)
 11
Gwyn Prosser (Dover): What steps his Department is taking to encourage the use of carbon capture and storage technology; and if he will make a statement.
(308897)
 12
John Robertson (Glasgow North West): What progress his Department has made on the proposal of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management for deep geological disposal of nuclear waste; and if he will make a statement.
(308900)
 13
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): What steps his Department is taking to tackle climate change following the outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen; and if he will make a statement.
(308901)
 14
Mr John Baron (Billericay): How many households were in fuel poverty in (a) the UK and (b) Billericay constituency in (i) 2003 and (ii) 2009.
(308904)
 15
Mr Nigel Dodds (Belfast North): What steps he is taking to reduce fuel poverty among older people.
(308905)
 16
Sir Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield): What recent assessment he has made of the scientific evidence relating to climate change.
(308907)
 17
Ann Winterton (Congleton): What assessment he has made of the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change conference; and if he will make a statement.
(308908)
At 11.15 am
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
 T1
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): If he will make a statement on his Departmental responsibilities.
(308910)
 T2
Norman Baker (Lewes):
(308912)
 T3
Richard Ottaway (Croydon South):
(308913)
 T4
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):
(308914)
 T5
Alun Michael (Cardiff South & Penarth):
(308916)
 T6
Mr Edward Timpson (Crewe & Nantwich):
(308917)
 T7
Mr Roger Williams (Brecon & Radnorshire):
(308918)
 T8
Mr Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley):
(308919)

At 11.30 am
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Business Question to the Leader of the House
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
1
PRE-BUDGET REPORT
[Until 6.00 pm]
The Prime Minister
 
   That this House has considered the matter of the Pre-Budget Report.
   Relevant documents:
   Fourth Report from the Treasury Committee, Pre-Budget Report 2009, HC 180.
   Third Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Financial Services Bill and the Pre-Budget Report, HC 184.
Debate may continue until 6.00 pm.
 
At the end of the sitting:
2
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Umbilical cord blood (Mr David Burrowes).
   Debate may continue until 6.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
PUBLIC BILL COMMITTEES
1
Energy Bill Committee
9.00 am
The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (public)
 
1.00 pm
(public)
   Further to take evidence on the Bill.
   Witnesses am: Consumer Focus, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group and National Energy Action (until no later than 10.25 am).
2
Financial Services Bill Committee
9.00 am
Room 12 (public)
 
1.00 pm
(public)
   Further to consider the Bill.
3
Flood and Water Management Bill Committee
9.00 am
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (public)
 
1.00 pm
(public)
   To take evidence on the Bill.
   Witness am: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (until no later than 10.25 am).
The programme of witnesses is provisional and subject to agreement by the Public Bill Committee.
SELECT COMMITTEES
4
Health
9.30 am
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.00 am
(public)
   Subject: Social Care.
   Witness: Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Secretary of State for Health.
5
Welsh Affairs
10.00 am
Room 15 (private)
 
10.45 am
(public)
   Subject: Proposed National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Housing and Local Government) Order 2010.
   Witness: Mr Wayne David MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office.
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

PUBLICATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS
Thursday 7 January
Time of publication
No.
1
Children, Schools and Families
00.01 am
HC 88
   School Accountability (First Report).
2
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11.00 am
HC 148
   The Work of the Committee in 2008-09 (Second Report).
2
Public Accounts
00.01 am
HC 188
   Highways Agency: Contracting for Highways Maintenance (Fourth Report).

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills:Publication of Government document entitled Going for Growth: Our Future Prosperity.
2
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families:School revenue balances 2008-09.
3
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport:Remote gambling.
4
Secretary of State for Defence:Service Inquiry–Grob Tutor.
5
Secretary of State for Defence:Defence Training Review–Package 1.
6
Secretary of State for Health:Basildon and Thurrock University NHS Foundation Trust.
7
Secretary of State for Justice:Implementation of provisions of the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009.

 

 

 
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