Summary Agenda Monday 17 December 2012

Summary Agenda

2.30 pm



Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, including at 3.15 pm Topical Questions.

3.30 pm

Urgent Questions, Ministerial Statements (if any).


Growth and Infrastructure Bill (Programme) (No. 2) (Motion) (for up to 45 minutes).

Growth and Infrastructure Bill:Report Stage and Third Reading (may continue until 10.00 pm).

Statutory Instrument (Motion for approval) (without debate).

Business of the House (Motion) (no debate after 10.00 pm).

Adjournment (February, Easter, Whitsun, Summer, Conference recess, November and Christmas) (Motion) (without debate).

At the end of the sitting

Adjournment Debate: Impact of retail banks on small business growth in Hazel Grove (Andrew Stunell) (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 5.30 pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier, on Thursday 20 December. Thereafter, they may table Questions for oral and written answer electronically or by post, which will be treated as if tabled on Friday 4 January.


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 20 December

Monday 7 January

Home Office (T)

Thursday 20 December

Tuesday 8 January

Deputy Prime Minister (T)
Attorney General

Thursday 20 December

Wednesday 9 January

Prime Minister

Monday 7 January
(first sitting day after adjournment)

Thursday 10 January

Culture, Media and Sport (T)
Women and Equalities

* The latest time for tabling is 12.30 pm on each of these days.

The results of the shuffles on 20 December will be published on 21 December. They will be available from the Vote Office and on the internet at

For further details of last tabling days for other departments and answering bodies, 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 Christmas Adjournment is 10.30 pm or the rise of the House (whichever is earlier) on Monday 17 December (for answer on Thursday 20 December). For Questions tabled after this time and before the rise of the House on Thursday 20 December, the earliest named day for a Question for written answer is Monday 7 January.

After the House has adjourned Questions tabled for ordinary written answer and for named day will be treated as having been tabled on Friday 4 January. Questions for ordinary written answer will be for answer on Tuesday 8 January, and Questions for named day written answer will be for answer not earlier than Wednesday 9 January.

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Prepared 15th December 2012