Order of Business Monday 21 May 2012

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.


House of Commons

Order of Business


At 2.30 pm Prayers

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 the Home Department

* 1 Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): What steps she is taking to reduce the burden of administration on police. (108027)

* 2 Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the permanent cap on non-EU work migrants after its first year of operation. (108028)

* 3 Jason McCartney (Colne Valley): What steps she is taking to tackle alcohol-related anti-social behaviour. (108029)

* 4 Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the permanent cap on non-EU work migrants after its first year of operation. (108030)

* 5 Tom Greatrex (Rutherglen and Hamilton West): What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK border controls. (108031)

* 6 Sajid Javid (Bromsgrove): If she will bring forward proposals to amend the Immigration Rules to prevent misuse of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. (108032)

* 7 Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): If she will bring forward proposals to amend the Immigration Rules to prevent misuse of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. (108033)

* 8 Anne Marie Morris (Newton Abbot): What steps she is taking to tackle alcohol-related anti-social behaviour. (108034)

* 9 Bill Esterson (Sefton Central): What assessment she has made of the effect of change in police numbers on the level of crime since May 2010. (108035)

* 10 Karen Bradley (Staffordshire Moorlands): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the permanent cap on non-EU work migrants after its first year of operation. (108036)

* 11 Robert Flello (Stoke-on-Trent South): Whether her Department has carried out an impact assessment on removing the deterrent of a criminal record in dealing with anti-social behaviour. (108037)

* 12 Katy Clark (North Ayrshire and Arran): What recent assessment she has made of staffing levels at the UK Border Agency. (108038)

* 13 Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex): What recent reports she has received on the time taken to enter the UK through Heathrow Airport; and if she will make a statement. (108039)

* 14 Mark Pawsey (Rugby): What recent assessment she has made of the preparedness of the police for the London 2012 Olympics. (108040)

* 15 Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North): How many children and their families are being held in immigration detention. (108041)

* 16 Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): What assessment she has made of the effect of change in police numbers on the level of crime since May 2010. (108042)

* 17 Mark Lancaster (Milton Keynes North): What recent assessment she has made of any link between sales of the drug khat and serious organised crime; and if she will make a statement. (108043)

* 18 Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham): What recent assessment she has made of immigration queues at UK airports; and if she will make a statement. (108044)

* 19 Andrew Jones (Harrogate and Knaresborough): What steps she is taking to reduce the burden of administration on police. (108045)

* 20 Mr David Evennett (Bexleyheath and Crayford): If she will bring forward proposals to amend the Immigration Rules to prevent misuse of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. (108046)

* 21 Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire): What recent steps she has taken to eradicate human trafficking. (108047)

* 22 Mr John Spellar (Warley): What her policy is on appeals against refusals of applications for visas for short-term visits. (108048)

* 23 Stephen Timms (East Ham): What assessment she has made of the effect of change in police numbers on the level of crime since May 2010. (108049)

* 24 Mr Mark Spencer (Sherwood): What recent assessment she has made of Part 2 of the Independent Review of Police Officers' and Staff Remuneration and Conditions. (108050)

* 25 Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): Whether there has been a reduction in the number of police officers in public-facing roles since May 2010. (108051)


At 3.15 pm

Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.

* T1 Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon): If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities. (108052)

* T2 Sheila Gilmore (Edinburgh East):  (108053)

* T3 Simon Hughes (Bermondsey and Old Southwark):  (108054)

* T4 Mr David Ruffley (Bury St Edmunds):  (108055)

* T5 Jackie Doyle-Price (Thurrock):  (108056)

* T6 Dr Thérèse Coffey (Suffolk Coastal):  (108057)

* T7 Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington):  (108058)

* T8 Karen Bradley (Staffordshire Moorlands):  (108059)

* T9 Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth):  (108060)

* T10 Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central):  (108061)


At 3.30 pm Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)


Main Business

indicates Government Business

† 1 LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)  [Up to 45 minutes]

Secretary Eric Pickles

That the Order of 10 January 2012 in the last Session of Parliament (Local Government Finance Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows:

1. Paragraphs 5 and 6 of the Order shall be omitted.

2. Proceedings on Consideration shall be taken in the following order: New Clauses and New Schedules relating to council tax; Amendments to Clauses 8 to 12; Amendments to Schedule 4; New Clauses and New Schedules relating to non-domestic rating; Amendments to Clauses 1 to 7; Amendments to Schedules 1 to 3; and remaining proceedings on Consideration.

3. Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

4. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

The Speaker will put any Question necessary to dispose of proceedings not later than 45 minutes after proceedings begin (Standing Order No. 83A(9)).

† 2 LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE BILL: To be considered (Queen’s Consent to be signified on Third Reading). [Until 10.00 pm]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Third Reading will also be taken.

Proceedings on Consideration will, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 9.00 pm and proceedings on Third Reading will, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 pm.

At the end of the sitting:

3 ADJOURNMENT

Proposed subject: Effect of the Budget on Coventry’s economy (Mr Jim Cunningham).

Debate may continue until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).



COMMITTEES

EUROPEAN COMMITTEE

1

European Committee C

4.30 pm

Room 10 (public)

To consider European Union Document No. 8042/12 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to a draft Council regulation on the exercise of the right to take collective action within the context of the freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services.

DELEGATED LEGISLATION COMMITTEES

2

First Delegated Legislation Committee

4.30 pm

Room 9 (public)

To consider the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 980).

3

Second Delegated Legislation Committee

4.30 pm

Room 12 (public)

To consider the draft CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Allocation of Allowances for Payment) Regulations 2012.

SELECT COMMITTEES

4

Welsh Affairs

2.00 pm

Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh (private)

2.15 pm

(public)

Subject: Support for Armed Forces Veterans.

Witness: Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Veterans, Scottish Government.

5

Communities and Local Government

4.00 pm

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)

4.30 pm

(public)

Subject: The Co-operative Council.

Witnesses: Professor Tony Bovaird, Professor of Public Management and Policy, and Catherine Staite, Director, Institute for Local Government Studies, and Mark Bramah, Assistant Chief Executive, Association for Public Service Excellence; Professor Julian Le Grand, Chair, Mutuals Taskforce (at 5.30 pm).

6

Administration

4.30 pm

Meeting Room S, Portcullis House (private)

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]



PUBLICATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

Friday 18 May

Time of publication

No.

1

Public Accounts

00.01 am

HC 1874

Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission: Cost Reductions (Eighty-third Report of Session 2010–12).

2

Treasury

00.01 am

HC 124

Closing the Tax Gap: HMRC’s record at ensuring tax compliance: Government Response to the Committee’s Twenty-ninth Report of Session 2010–12 (First Special Report).

3

Transport

10.00 am

HC 11

Draft Civil Aviation Bill: Pre-Legislative Scrutiny: Government Response to the Committee’s Thirteenth Report of Session 2010–12 (First Special Report).

4

Work and Pensions

10.00 am

HC 105

Government support towards the additional living costs of working-age disabled people: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report of Session 2010–12 (First Special Report).

Monday 21 May

Time of publication

No.

5

Environmental Audit

00.01 am

HC 1025

A Green Economy (Twelfth Report of Session 2010–12).

6

Defence

10.00 am

HC 99

Ministry of Defence Supplementary Estimate 2011–12 (First Report).

7

Transport

10.00 am

HC 15

Counting the cost: financial scrutiny of the Department for Transport 2011–12: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifteenth Report of Session 2010–12 (Second Special Report).


Written Ministerial Statements to be made today

1Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Student loan repayment.

2Secretary of State for Health: Information strategy for health and social care.

3Secretary of State for the Home Department: Migrant tuberculosis screening.

4Secretary of State for the Home Department: Update on progress made against the commitments made in the Government response to the Coroner’s Rule 43 report on the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

5Secretary of State for Transport: Historic vehicles MoT.

6Secretary of State for Wales: A Green Paper on the future of the electoral arrangements for the National Assembly for Wales.


Prepared 19th May 2012