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Session 2010-11
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Summary Agenda Monday 14 February 2011

Summary Agenda
2.30 pm
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.
3.30 pm
Urgent Questions (if any); Ministerial Statements, including Quarterly Statement on Afghanistan.
Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [ Lords ]: Second Reading (may continue until 10.00 pm).
—followed by Programme Motion (without separate debate).
—followed by Money Resolution (without separate debate).
—followed by Ways and Means Resolution (without separate debate).
Motions to change the membership of Select Committees: Home Affairs; International Development; Science and Technology (no debate after 10.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Presentation of Public Petition (without debate).
Adjournment Debate: City status for Southend
(Mr David Amess) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

       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 17 February. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post. Questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Friday 25 February will be treated as if tabled on that day.
       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 for tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Thursday 17 February
Monday 28 February
Communities and Local Government
Thursday 17 February
Tuesday 1 March
Deputy Prime Minister; Attorney General; Church Commissioners, Public Accounts Commission, Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission
Thursday 17 February
Wednesday 2 March
Cabinet Office; Prime Minister
Monday 28 February
(first sitting day after adjournment)
Thursday 3 March
Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport; Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission
       * The deadline for submission of Questions will be 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles on 17 February will be published on 18 February 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
       The latest time for tabling a Question for written answer on a named day before the February Adjournment is 10.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Monday 14 February, for answer on Thursday 17 February.
       The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written Questions for answer on the first three days after the adjournment.
Time for tabling
For answer at earliest on
6.30 pm (or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier) on Thursday 17 February
Monday 28 February
4.30 pm on Friday 25 February
Wednesday 2 March

[Sitting at Westminster on Thursday 10 March at 9.00 am]
       Notices of Oral Questions for Thursday 10 March may be submitted to the Table Office. Questions shall be addressed to, and answered by, Ministers in the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Notices for inclusion in the shuffle should be submitted by 12.30 pm on Thursday 17 February.


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