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Session 2010-11
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Summary Agenda Tuesday 27 July 2010

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
Oral Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister, including at 11.45 am Topical Questions.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Attorney General.
12.15 pm
Oral Questions to the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners and to the hon. Member representing the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions (if any); Ministerial Statements, including on (1) Annual Energy Statement and (2) The European Investigation Order.
Dog Control and Welfare—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Andrew Rosindell) (for up to 20 minutes).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
Backbench Business (2nd allotted day): Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment (Motion) (may continue until 7.00 pm).
Adjournment of the House (Today) (Motion) (may continue until any hour, if the 7.00 pm Business Motion is agreed to).
(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Messages that may be received.)
(Note: The Speaker will not adjourn the House until any Message from the Lords has been received, any Committee to draw up Reasons which has been appointed has reported and he has notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses, if the Motion on Adjournment of the House (Today) is agreed to.)
At the end of the sitting
Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).
Adjournment Debate: Trigeminal neuralgia (Jim Fitzpatrick) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
Economic impact for East Anglia of dualling the A11 (Matthew Hancock).
11.00 am
Proposed closure of Burton upon Trent County Court (Andrew Griffiths).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.
2.30 pm
Hospital services in the North East (Mr Iain Wright).
4.00 pm
Review of ship-to-ship oil as cargo transfer regulations (Thomas Docherty).
4.30 pm
Strategic transport around Cambridge (Dr Julian Huppert) (until 5.00 pm).

       Members wishing to table Questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) today, Tuesday 27 July. Thereafter, they may table oral and written Questions electronically or by post.
       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer in the first sitting week in September:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Tuesday 31 August
Monday 6 September
Home Office
Tuesday 31 August
Tuesday 7 September
Tuesday 31 August
Wednesday 8 September
Prime Minister
Monday 6 September
Thursday 9 September
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm. Questions which have already been tabled to the Secretary of State for Wales and the Prime Minister for answer on Wednesday 28 July and to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for answer on Thursday 29 July will be included in the shuffles for 8 and 9 September respectively, unless Members instruct the Table Office otherwise.
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Oral Answers to Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the Bulletin Board on the parliamentary intranet at
       The results of the shuffles on Tuesday 31 August will be published on Wednesday 1 September in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on
       For Questions for written answer on a named day tabled up to 7.30 pm, or the rising of the House if earlier, today, Tuesday 27 July, the earliest named day is Monday 6 September.
       After the House has risen for the summer adjournment, Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day written answer up to 4.30 pm on Friday 3 September will be treated as having been tabled on that day. Such Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 7 September; such Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 8 September.


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