Summary Agenda Wednesday 13 July 2011

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
(Deferred Divisions will take place in the “No” Lobby between 11.30 am and 2.00 pm.)
Private Business (without debate).
Notices of Motion for an Unopposed Return (without debate).
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development, including at 11.53 am Topical Questions.
12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Youth Employment—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Steve McCabe) (for up to 20 minutes).
Fixed-term Parliaments Bill (Programme) (No. 3) (Motion) (without debate).
Fixed-term Parliaments Bill: Consideration of Lords Amendments (may continue for up to two hours, if the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Motion is agreed to).
Opposition Day (half day): Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation bid for BSkyB (may continue until 7.00 pm).
Delegated Legislation (Motion to refer) (no debate after 7.00 pm).
Sittings of the House (19 July) (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).
Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (Motion) (no debate after 7.00 pm).
At the end of the sitting
Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).
Adjournment Debate: Offshore gambling and the horseracing levy (Matthew Hancock[R]) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
Benefits of high speed rail (Susan Elan Jones).
11.00 am
Youth unemployment in Mitcham and Morden (Siobhain McDonagh).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.
2.30 pm
Government consultation on Gypsy and Traveller planning (Priti Patel).
4.00 pm
Missing persons in Cyprus (Mike Freer).
4.30 pm
Worklessness in Wales (Hywel Williams) (until 5.00 pm).

       Under Standing Order No. 22(6), the Speaker has made the following arrangements for tabling Questions for oral answer in the first sitting week in September:
Last date of tabling*
Date for answer
Departments etc.
Tuesday 30 August
Monday 5 September
Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 30 August
Tuesday 6 September
Tuesday 30 August
Wednesday 7 September
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister
Monday 5 September
Thursday 8 September
Culture, Media and SportLeader of the House and House of Commons Commission
       * The shuffles will be held at 12.30 pm.
       The results of the shuffles held on Tuesday 30 August will be available on Wednesday 31 August from the Vote Office and on the internet at
       For further details of last tabling days, see the Order of Oral Answers to 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 Summer Adjournment is 6.30 pm, or the rising of the House if earlier, on Thursday 14 July, for answer on Tuesday 19 July.
       The following dates have been specified for the minimum notice for tabling named day written questions for answer after the adjournment:
Time for tabling
For answer at earliest on
10.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is earlier, on Monday 18 July
Monday 5 September
10.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is the earlier, on Tuesday 19 July
Tuesday 6 September
       Members wishing to table Questions in person may do so in the usual way in the Table Office until 10.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 19 July. After that, they may table questions for oral or written answer electronically or by post, and questions received before 4.30 pm on Friday 2 September will be treated as if tabled on that day.
       Questions for ordinary written answer tabled between 10.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 19 July and 4.30 pm on Friday 2 September will be for answer on Tuesday 6 September. Questions for written answer on a named day tabled in that period will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 7 September. Questions for written answer submitted after 4.30 pm on Friday 2 September will be treated as if tabled on Monday 5 September.


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Prepared 13th July 2011