House of Commons

Session 2010-11
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Summary Agenda Thursday 16 September 2010

Summary Agenda
10.30 am
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, including at 11.15 am Topical Questions.
11.30 am
Urgent Questions (if any); Business Question to the Leader of the House; Ministerial Statements (if any).
Presentation of Bill (without debate).
Backbench Business (4th allotted day): Strategic Defence and Security Review and future of the UK’s armed forces (Motion) (may continue until 6.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Youth violence in London (Mr Chuka Umunna [R]) (until 6.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debate:
2.30 pm
Debate on International Year of Biodiversity (until 5.30 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 16 September. 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 October.
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc
Monday 4 October
Monday 11 October
Monday 4 October
Tuesday 12 October
Monday 4 October
Wednesday 13 October
International Development
Prime Minister
Monday 11 October
(First sitting day in October)
Thursday 14 October
Business, Innovation and Skills
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles on 4 October will be published on 5 October in a blue unofficial notice paper available from the Vote Office and on the internet at
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the internet at
       For Questions tabled up to 6.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Thursday 16 September, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 11 October.
       After the House has risen, Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day written answer up to 4.30 pm on Friday 8 October will be treated as having been tabled on that day. Such Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 12 October; such Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 13 October.


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