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WELSH GRAND COMMITTEE

Wednesday 18th June 2008

Order of Business


[sitting at Westminster]

At 9.00 a.m.

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales

* 1   Mark Williams (Ceredigion): What assessment he has made of the effects of the reorganisation of HM Revenue and Customs offices in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
(210771)
* 2   Albert Owen (Ynys M˘n): What recent discussions he has had on levels of defence expenditure in Wales.
(210772)
* 3   Mr David Jones (Clwyd West): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the implications of the Pharmacy White Paper for Wales.
(210773)
* 4   Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy): What recent representations he has received on the announcement by BT that it is seeking to reduce the number of its public telephone boxes in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
(210774)
* 5   Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet and Welsh Assembly Government colleagues on co-ordination of policy for regeneration of seaside towns in Wales.
(210775)
* 6   Nia Griffith (Llanelli): What assessment he has made of the potential impact on Wales of new employment guidelines for temporary and agency workers.
(210776)
* 7   Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin): If he will hold discussions with the Secretary of State for Health on health inequalities between border counties in Wales and England who share acute and primary care services.
(210777)
* 8   David T. C. Davies (Monmouth): What discussions he has had with the First Minister on changing the voting system for local government elections in Wales.
(210778)
* 9   Dr Hywel Francis (Aberavon): What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister on the development of wind farms in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
(210779)

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales

* 10   Alun Michael (Cardiff South & Penarth): What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on measures to cut crime and increase public safety in Wales, with particular reference to the lessons learned from the Cardiff Violence Reduction Strategy.
(210780)
* 11   Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What discussions he has had with Welsh Assembly Government Ministers on the co-ordination of the activities of the children's commissioners for Wales and for England.
(210781)
* 12   Mr Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire): What discussions he has had with Welsh Assembly Government Ministers on the number of people in Wales employed in the energy sector.
(210782)
* 13   Adam Price (Carmarthen East & Dinefwr): What role he will have in the decision-making process on whether to proceed with the Severn Barrage; and if he will make a statement.
(210783)
* 14   Chris Bryant (Rhondda): What assessment he has made of the likely impact on Wales of the introduction of a points-based immigration system.
(210784)
* 15   Lembit Ípik (Montgomeryshire): What recent discussions he has had with Welsh Assembly Government colleagues on cross-border services for care and support for patients with mental health disorders in mid-Wales; and if he will make a statement.
(210785)
* 16   Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley): What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Government on assistance to Remploy in its bids for public procurement contracts.
(210786)
* 17   Ian Lucas (Wrexham): If he will hold discussions with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on co-ordination of Pathways to Work programmes and Remploy in Wales.
(210787)
  Questions may continue for half an hour (Standing Order No. 103(4)).

1    MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

    It is expected that a Ministerial Statement on the UK energy strategy and its implications for Wales will be made pursuant to Standing Order No. 105.

2    FUTURE OF ENERGY IN WALES
  Mr Secretary Murphy
  Huw Irranca-Davies

    That the Committee has considered the matter of the future of energy in Wales.

    The Third Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Session 2005-2006, on Energy in Wales, HC 876, and the Government's Response thereto, HC 1656, Session 2005-06; and the First Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Session 2007-2008, on Energy in Wales: follow-up inquiry, HC 177, and the Government's Response thereto, HC 435, Session 2007-08, are relevant.

  Until 11.25 a.m. and from 2.00 p.m. until 4.00 p.m. (Standing Orders Nos. 108 and 88 and Order of 2nd June).



Notes: * indicates a question for oral answer.

[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.

Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer

Supplementary questions will also be asked. Other Ministers may also answer.

 

 
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