Announcements for Thursday 17 May 2018

Announcements 

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES 

OP buttonTuesday 22 May to Monday 28 May (ballot closed)

The ballot for 22 May to 28 May will take place today. Applications for this ballot have now closed.

OP buttonMonday 4 June to Monday 11 June (deadline 23 May)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 23 May. The ballot will take place on Thursday 24 May.

OP buttonTuesday 12 June to Monday 18 June (deadline 6 June)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 6 June. The ballot will take place on Thursday 7 June.

FORTHCOMING WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATES 

Applications for 90, 60 and 30-minute debates should be made to the Table Office by 10.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on the deadline dates listed below. Members may submit applications to the Table Office in person, or from their own email account, or send a signed application through the post. Application forms are available from the Table Office or through the intranet at http://intranet.parliament.uk/tableoffice/. 

The ballot takes place on the day following the deadline. Members will be informed of the outcome by the Speaker’s Office.

OP buttonTuesday 5 June and Wednesday 6 June (deadline 21 May)

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Cabinet Office; Defence; Education; Exiting the European Union; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; International Trade; Transport; Wales; Women and Equalities; Work and Pensions

OP buttonTuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June (deadline 4 June)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health and Social Care; Home Office; Housing, Communities and Local Government; International Development; Justice; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Treasury

OP buttonTuesday 19 June and Wednesday 20 June (deadline 11 June)

The following Departments will answer:

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Cabinet Office; Defence; Education; Exiting the European Union; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; International Trade; Transport; Wales; Women and Equalities; Work and Pensions

OP buttonTuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 June (deadline 18 June)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health and Social Care; Home Office; Housing, Communities and Local Government; International Development; Justice; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Treasury

DETERMINATION OF BUSINESS BY THE BACKBENCH BUSINESS COMMITTEE 

OP buttonThursday 24 May in the Chamber

Select Committee Statement on the publication of the 41st Report of the Public Accounts Committee, Government risk assessments relating to Carillion plc, HC 1045: Meg Hillier, Sir Geoffrey Clifton Brown

Debate on a motion on the persecution of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community: Siobhain McDonagh

OP buttonThursday 5 July in Westminster Hall

General debate on the role of universal health coverage in tackling preventable and treatable diseases: Jim Shannon

WHITSUN ADJOURNMENT - TABLING OF PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS 

Members wishing to table Questions in person may do so in the usual way through the Table Office until 5.30pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 24 May. Thereafter, Members may table Questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received after 24 May and before 4.30pm on Friday 1 June will be treated as having been tabled on 1 June.

Questions for oral answer

Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer when the House returns from the Whitsun recess:

Last date of tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc.

Thursday 24 May

Monday 4 June

Home Office (T)***

Thursday 24 May

Tuesday 5 June

Justice (T) 

Thursday 24 May

Wednesday 6 June

Scotland

Prime Minister

Monday 4 June**

Thursday 7 June

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (T)

Church Commissioners and House of Commons Commission and Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission 

The results of the shuffles on 24 May will be published on 25 May. They will be available on the internet at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmfutoral/futoral.pdf

For further details of last tabling days for other departments and answering bodies, see the Order of Questions rota available from the Vote Office and on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-table-office/Oral-questions-rota.pdf

Notes:

* The latest time for tabling is 12.30pm on each of these days.

** First sitting day after adjournment

*** (T) denotes that there are Topical questions for this Department

Questions for written answer on a named day

The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Whitsun Adjournment is 10.30pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Monday 21 May (for answer on Thursday 24 May).

Time of tabling

Earliest date for named day answer

Monday 21 May before 10.30pm or rise of House

Thursday 24 May

From Tuesday 22 May until 5.30pm or rise of House on Thursday 24 May

Monday 4 June

From rise of House on Thursday 24 May until 4.30pm on Friday 1 June

Wednesday 6 June (Each Member may table up to five named day questions during this period.)

Monday 4 June

Thursday 7 June

Further Information 

Business of the Day 

Documents and reports relating to the business being held in the Chamber are available on the Commons Business Briefings webpage

Written Statements 

Text of today’s Written Statements

Select Committees 

Select Committees Webpage

Recent Select Committee Reports

Standing Orders Relating to Public Business 

Text of Standing Orders relating to public business

European Business 

European Business Referrals and Motion documents for consideration by European Committees or on the Floor of the House are available on the European Business
webpage

All business papers are available via the HousePapers app on mobile devices