Announcements for Tuesday 06 November 2018

Announcements 

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES 

OP buttonTuesday 20 November to Monday 26 November (deadline 14 November)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 14 November. The ballot will take place on Thursday 15 November.

OP buttonTuesday 27 November to Monday 3 December (deadline 21 November)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 21 November. The ballot will take place on Thursday 22 November.

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 13 and Wednesday 14 November (ballot closed)

The ballot for Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November will take place today. Applications for this ballot have now closed.

OP buttonTuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 November (deadline 12 November)

The following Departments will answer:

Cabinet Office; Defence; Education; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health and Social Care; Housing, Communities and Local Government; International Trade; Justice; Scotland; Treasury; Women and Equalities

OP buttonTuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 November (deadline 19 November)

The following Departments will answer:

Attorney General; Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Exiting the European Union; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Home Office; International Development; Northern Ireland; Transport; Wales; Work and Pensions

OP buttonTuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 December (deadline 26 November)

The following Departments will answer:

Cabinet Office; Defence; Education; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Health and Social Care; Housing, Communities and Local Government; International Trade; Justice; Scotland; Treasury; Women and Equalities

NOVEMBER ADJOURNMENT - TABLING OF PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS 

Members wishing to table Questions in person may do so in the usual way through the Table Office until 7.30pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Tuesday 6 November. Thereafter, Members may table Questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received after the rise of the House on 6 November will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 9 November.

OP buttonQuestions 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:

Last date of tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc.

Tuesday 6 November

Monday 12 November

Education (T)***

Tuesday 6 November

Tuesday 13 November

Justice (T)

Tuesday 6 November

Wednesday 14 November

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office

Prime Minister

Monday 12 November**

Thursday 15 November

International Trade (T)

Women and Equalities

The results of the shuffles on 6 November will be published on 7 November. They will be available from the Vote Office and 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) indicates that there are also Topical Questions for that Department.

OP buttonQuestions for written answer on a named day

The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the November Adjournment is 5.30pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 1 November (for answer on Tuesday 6 November).

Time of tabling

Earliest date for named day answer

Thursday 1 November before 5.30pm or rise of House

Tuesday 6 November

From Friday 2 November until 7.30pm or rise of House on Tuesday 6 November

Monday 12 November

From Wednesday 7 November until 4.30pm on Friday 9 November

Wednesday 14 November (Each Member may table five named day Questions during this period.)

Monday 12 November

Thursday 15 November

NOVEMBER ADJOURNMENT - TABLING OF AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC BILLS 

Members wishing to table amendments to public bills may do so in the usual way in the Public Bill Office until the rise of the House on Tuesday 6 November. Such amendments will be available online from Wednesday 7 November.

During the recess, Members may submit amendments in person, via introduced staff or, if signed, by other staff to the Recess Duty Office, located in the Journal Office; or they may be posted to the Public Bill Office or e-mailed to pbohoc@parliament.uk from a Member’s network account or from the network account of a member of staff who has been introduced by their Member to the Public Bill Office.

Deadlines, publication and eligibility for selection

The following deadlines apply for tabling of amendments if they are to be eligible for selection in proceedings on bills on 13 or 14 November:

OP buttonAny proceedings in Public Bill Committee on Tuesday 13 November: deadline is 4.30 pm on Thursday 8 November

OP buttonAny proceedings in Public Bill Committee on Wednesday 14 November: deadline is 4.30pm on Friday 9 November

The table below shows the deadlines, first publication date and selection eligibility for amendments submitted during the recess.

Deadline for tabling

First publication*

First day eligible for selection

4.30 pm, Thursday 8 November

Friday 9 November

Tuesday 13 November

4.30 pm, Friday 9 November

Monday 12 November

Wednesday 14 November

*Amendments are published online the morning after they are tabled, provisionally ‘marshalled’ into the order in which they relate to the bill.

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: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/research/commons-business-briefings/

Written Statements 

Text of today’s Written Statements: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statements/

Select Committees 

Select Committees Webpage: www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/

Recent Select Committee Reports: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/committees/recent-reports/

Standing Orders Relating to Public Business 

Text of Standing Orders relating to public business: www.parliament.uk/business/publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmstords/1020/body.html

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: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/european-business1/

Digital Engagement 

Information about digital engagement opportunities for debates is available on the parliamentary website: www.parliament.uk/get-involved/have-your-say-on-laws/digital-debates/.

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