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Session 2010-11
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Summary Agenda Tuesday 5 April 2011

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
Oral Questions to the Deputy Prime Minister, including at 11.45 am Topical Questions.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Attorney General.
12.15 pm
Oral Questions to the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners, to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission and to the hon. Member representing the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Presentation of Bill (without debate).
Electoral Registration, Identification and Eligibility for Voting—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Mike Gapes) (for up to 20 minutes).
Britain’s contribution to humanitarian relief and Libya (Motion) (for up to three hours).
Backbench Business (1st allotted day, second half): General Debate: Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment (for up to three hours).
At the end of the sitting
Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).
Adjournment Debate: Forestry Commission employment in Northumberland (Sir Alan Beith) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
BBC local radio (Dr Thérèse Coffey[R]).
11.00 am
Future of advice centres in Barnsley and Sheffield (Angela Smith).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.
2.30 pm
Groceries code adjudicator (Gavin Williamson).
4.00 pm
Government policy on net neutrality (Mr Dominic Raab).
4.30 pm
Library services in South Manchester (Mr John Leech) (until 5.00 pm).

       Members wishing to table questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 7.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 5 April. Thereafter, they may table questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, and questions for written answer received before 4.30 pm on Thursday 21 April will be treated as if tabled on that day. Questions for written answer submitted after that time will be treated as if tabled on Tuesday 26 April.
       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.
Monday 18 April
Tuesday 26 April
Monday 18 April
Wednesday 27 April
Cabinet Office; Prime Minister
Monday 18 April
Thursday 28 April
Culture, Media and Sport;
Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission
Tuesday 26 April(First sitting day after the Adjournment)
Tuesday 3 May
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 26 April(First sitting day after the Adjournment)
Wednesday 4 May
Scotland Office
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles on Monday 18 April will be available on Tuesday 19
April 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 earliest date for answer for named day written questions tabled up to 7.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, today is Wednesday 27 April.


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