Announcements for Tuesday 23 July 2019

Announcements 

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES 

Tuesday 3 September to Monday 9 September (deadline 24 July)

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7.00pm or rise of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Wednesday 24 July. The ballot will take place on Thursday 25 July.

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.

Tuesday 3 September and Wednesday 4 September (ballot closed)

The ballot for debates on Tuesday 3 September and Wednesday 4 September will take place today. Applications for this ballot have closed.

Tuesday 10 September and Wednesday 11 September (deadline 3 September)

The following Departments will answer:

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

SUMMER 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 25 July. Thereafter, Members may table Questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received after 25 July and before 4.30pm on Monday 2 September will be treated as having been tabled on 2 September.

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:

Last date of tabling*

Date for answer

Departments etc.

Tuesday 27 August

Tuesday 3 September

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (T)***

Tuesday 27 August

Wednesday 4 September

Wales

Tuesday 27 August

Wednesday 4 September

Prime Minister

Tuesday 27 August

Thursday 5 September

Exiting the European Union (T)

Tuesday 3 September**

Monday 9 September

Education (T)

Tuesday 3 September

Wednesday 4 September

Wednesday 11 September

Tuesday 10 September

Northern Ireland

Treasury (T)

The results of the shuffles on 27 August will be published on 28 August. 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.

Questions for written answer on a named day

The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the Summer Adjournment is 10.30pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Monday 22 July (for answer on Thursday 25 July).

Time of tabling

Earliest date for named day answer

Monday 22 July before 10.30pm or rise of House

Thursday 25 July

Tuesday 23 July until 5.30pm or rise of House on Thursday 25 July

Tuesday 3 September

From rise of House on Thursday 25 July to 4.30pm on Monday 2 September

Thursday 5 September (Each Member may table five named day questions during this period.)

Tuesday 3 September

Monday 9 September

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-business11/

Digital Engagement 

Information about digital engagement opportunities for debates is available on the parliamentary website: www.parliament.uk/digital-engagement-programme.

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