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Session 2010-11
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Summary Agenda Tuesday 15 February 2011

Summary Agenda
2.30 pm
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.
3.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Master’s Degrees (Minimum Standards)—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Chris Leslie) (for up to 20 minutes).
Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money Resolution) (No. 2) (for up to 45 minutes).
Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Programme) (No. 5) (Motion) (without debate).
Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments (may continue for up to four hours, if the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Programme) (No. 5) Motion is agreed to).
Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill (Money Resolution) (for up to 45 minutes).
Statutory Instruments (Motions for approval) (without debate).
At the end of the sitting
Adjournment Debate: Economic development in the North East (Mr Nicholas Brown) (until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
Fuel duty stabiliser and rebate for remote rural areas (Miss Anne McIntosh).
11.00 am
Housing needs in London (Jeremy Corbyn).
12.30 pm
Government policy on the pupil premium and pupils with English as an additional language (Mr Stewart Jackson).
1.00 pm
Proposed changes to the rating system for holiday accommodation (Mr Mike Weir).
1.30 pm
Funding for technology innovation in wave power (George Eustice) (until 2.00 pm).

       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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