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Order of Business Monday 14 May 2007

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+ indicates Government business.
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House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 2.30 p.m.
  Prayers
Afterwards
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.
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence
 1
Danny Alexander (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey): What discussions he has had with colleagues in the Ministry of Justice on measures to reduce the backlog of military inquests for the fatalities of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement.
(136569)
 2
Mr David Evennett (Bexleyheath & Crayford): What assessment he has made of the adequacy of medical support for Service personnel on their return to the United Kingdom from operational theatres; and if he will make a statement.
(136570)
 3
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What progress he has made in recovering boats and equipment seized by Iran from United Kingdom armed forces in (a) June 2004 and (b) March 2007.
(136571)
 4
Martin Linton (Battersea): How many Iraqi troops have been trained.
(136572)
 5
Mr Ben Wallace (Lancaster & Wyre): What plans he has to order warships for the Royal Navy.
(136573)
 6
Norman Baker (Lewes): What his policy is on employing private security personnel in Iraq.
(136574)
 7
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey): What recent assessment he has made of the role of UK armed forces in the security situation in Iraq.
(136575)
 8
Barbara Keeley (Worsley): What provision his Department makes for the healthcare of injured servicemen and women.
(136576)
 9
Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What progress is being made in developing the military managed ward at Selly Oak.
(136577)
 10
Lynda Waltho (Stourbridge): What progress has been made in developing the military managed ward at Selly Oak.
(136578)
 11
Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): If he will make a statement on the security situation in Iraq.
(136579)
 12
Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage): What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Afghanistan.
(136580)
 13
Ann Winterton (Congleton): If he will make a statement on the inter-service use of helicopters.
(136581)
 14
Michael Gove (Surrey Heath): What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Iraq.
(136582)
 15
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East): What discussions he has had with QinetiQ in relation to public access to (a) Foulness Island and (b) Ministry of Defence land operated by QinetiQ.
(136583)
 16
Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Gateshead East & Washington West): How many Iraqi troops have been trained.
(136584)
 17
Andrew Rosindell (Romford): What progress he has made in recovering boats and equipment seized by Iran from UK armed forces in (a) June 2004 and (b) March 2007.
(136586)
 18
Linda Gilroy (Plymouth, Sutton): What steps he is taking to improve the availability of helicopters in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan.
(136587)
 19
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Mid Bedfordshire): What assessment he has made of the adequacy of medical support for Service personnel on their return to the UK from operational theatres; and if he will make a statement.
(136589)
 20
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon): What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Iraq.
(136590)
 21
Anne Snelgrove (South Swindon): What his assessment is of the effectiveness of initiatives taken by the UK to remove landmines and explosive remnants of war.
(136591)
 22
Mr Kevan Jones (North Durham): What recent discussions he has had with NATO counterparts on NATO's commitment to operations in Afghanistan.
(136592)
 23
Mr Greg Hands (Hammersmith & Fulham): What recent assessment he has made of the potential role of ballistic missile defence in UK security policy.
(136593)

At 3.30 p.m.
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
1
CONCESSIONARY BUS TRAVEL BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading.
[Until 10.00 p.m.]
   The Third Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2006-07, Legislative Scrutiny: Second Progress Report, HC 287, is relevant.
Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.
2
CONCESSIONARY BUS TRAVEL BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME)
[No debate]
Mr Secretary Alexander
 
   That the following provisions shall apply to the Concessionary Bus Travel Bill [Lords].
Committal
   1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.
Proceedings in Public Bill Committee
   2.   Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 7th June 2007.
   3.   The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading
   4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
   5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
   6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
Other proceedings
   7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(6)).
3
CONCESSIONARY BUS TRAVEL BILL [LORDS] [MONEY]: Queen’s Recommendation signified.
[No debate]
John Healey
 
   That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Concessionary Bus Travel Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
   (a)   any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by the Secretary of State, and
   (b)   any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)).
 
At the end of the sitting:
4
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Transparency and competition in charging by ticket agents (Ben Chapman).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
EUROPEAN STANDING COMMITTEE
1
European Standing Committee
4.30 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
   To consider EU Document No. 6238/07 and Addendum 1 and Corrigendum 1 relating to Competition: Retail Banking.
SELECT COMMITTEES
2
Welsh Affairs
2.00 p.m.
North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, Wrexham (private)
 
2.30 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Globalisation and its Impact on Wales.
   Witnesses: Transport and General Workers’ Union, and TUC Wales; Councillor Aled Roberts, Leader, Wrexham County Borough Council (at 3.00 p.m.); Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (at 3.30 p.m.).
3
Education and Skills
3.30 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
3.45 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Post-16 Skills Training.
   Witnesses: Skillset, Skillfast-UK and People 1st.
4
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
4.00 p.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
4.30 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: Draft Climate Change Bill.
   Witnesses: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and Energy Saving Trust; Friends of the Earth and RSPB (at 5.30 p.m.).
5
Work and Pensions
4.00 p.m.
Room 16 (private)
6
Communities and Local Government
4.20 p.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
7
Public Accounts
4.30 p.m.
Room 15 (public)
   Subject: Managing the Defence Estate: Quality and Sustainability.
   Witnesses: Bill Jeffrey CB, Permanent Secretary, Sir Ian Andrews CBE TD, Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Vice Admiral Tim Laurence MVO ADC, Chief Executive, Defence Estates.
JOINT COMMITTEE
8
Human Rights
4.00 p.m.
Room 4a (private)
 
4.15 p.m.
(public)
   Subject: The Human Rights of Older Persons in Healthcare.
   Witnesses: British Geriatrics Society and the Royal College of Nursing; Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and NHS Confederation (at 5.00 p.m.).
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Cash ratio deposit scheme.
2
Secretary of State for International Development: Further contribution of £3 million for Palestinian basic needs.
3
Minister of State, Ministry of Justice: Public Guardianship Office: key performance indicators and targets April to September 2007.

 

 

 
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