Summary Agenda Tuesday 19 July 2011

Summary Agenda
11.30 am
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, including at 12.15 pm Topical Questions.
12.30 pm
Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).
Betting Shops—Motion for leave to introduce a Bill under the Ten minute rule (Joan Ruddock) (for up to 20 minutes).
Backbench Business (30th allotted day): General Debate: Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment (may continue until 7.00 pm).
Motion to change the membership of a Select Committee: Culture, Media and Sport (until 8.00 pm or for one hour, whichever is later).
At the end of the sitting
Presentation of Public Petitions (without debate).
Adjournment debate: Green planting in the urban environment (Bob Russell) (until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later).
(Note: The Speaker will not adjourn the House until he has notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses.)

Sitting in Westminster Hall
General Debates:
9.30 am
School food (Andrew Gwynne).
11.00 am
Functioning of the Public Guardianship Office (Kevin Brennan).
The sitting will be suspended from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.
2.30 pm
Hospital finances (John Pugh).
4.00 pm
Future of the Royal Parks (Mr Mark Field).
4.30 pm
GM food technologies (George Freeman) (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 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
7.30 pm or the rising of the House, whichever is 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 7.30 pm or the rising of the House (whichever is earlier) on Tuesday 19 July. After that, they may table questions for 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 7.30 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 19th July 2011