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Order of Business Tuesday 3rd July

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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.

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.


At 2.30 p.m.       Prayers
Afterwards

Private Business

        Note: Private business is not debated at this time, and may not be proceeded with if opposed.

NOTICE OF MOTION AT THE TIME OF PRIVATE BUSINESS

The Chairman of Ways and Means

        Greenham and Crookham Commons Bill: That the promoters of the Greenham and Crookham Commons Bill which originated in this House in the last Parliament but had not received the Royal Assent may, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders or practice of this House, proceed with the bill in the present session of Parliament; and the petition for the bill shall be deemed to have been deposited and all Standing Orders applicable to it shall be deemed to have been complied with;

        That the bill shall be presented to the House by deposit in the Private Bill Office no later than the fifth day on which the House sits after this day;

        That a declaration signed by the agent shall be annexed to the bill, stating that it is the same in every respect as the bill presented in this House in the last Parliament;

        That on the next sitting day following presentation, the Clerk in the Private Bill Office shall lay the bill on the Table of the House;

        That in the current session of Parliament the bill shall be deemed to have passed through every stage through which it had passed in the last Parliament, and shall be recorded in the Journal of the House as having passed those stages;

        That no further fees shall be charged to such stages;

        That the petition relating to the bill which stood referred to the committee on the bill in the last Parliament shall stand referred to the committee on the bill in the current session of Parliament;

        That no petitioners shall be heard before the committee unless their petition has been presented within the time provided for petitioning or has been deposited pursuant to Private Business Standing Order 126(b);

        That, in relation to the bill, Private Business Standing Order 127 shall have effect as if the words `under Standing Order 126 (Reference to committee of petitions against bill)' were omitted.


NOTICE OF MOTION AT THE TIME OF PRIVATE BUSINESS

Keith Hill

        Selection: That Ms Karen Buck, Mr James Cran, Mr John Heppell, Keith Hill, Phil Hope, Mr John McWilliam, Mr Andrew Stunell, Mr Gerry Sutcliffe and Sir George Young be members of the Committee of Selection.

        That the members of the Committee of Selection nominated this day shall continue to be members of the Committee for the remainder of this Parliament.

        That this Order be a Standing Order of the House.


Afterwards
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
*1 Mr A.J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed):    If he will make a statement about the future of rail services on the East Coast Main Line.
( 651 )
*2 Mr Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks):    What proportion of the Highways Agency noise mitigation budget is being spent in the Sevenoaks constituency.
( 652 )
*3 Shona McIsaac (Cleethorpes):    What plans there are to review council tax banding.
( 653 )
*4 Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):    What estimate he has made of the total cost to the Exchequer of referendums on the introduction of regional government in England.
( 654 )
*5 Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    If he will make a statement on the provision of rail travel for disabled people.
( 655 )
*6 Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    What plans he has for a joint approach with other government departments to promote local regeneration strategies based on tourism.
( 656 )
*7 Clive Efford (Eltham):    What steps he will take to increase public accountability of the management of Railtrack.
( 657 )
*8 Julia Drown (South Swindon):    What steps are being taken to implement the recommendations of the Cullen Inquiry.
( 658 )
*9 Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh & Berwickshire):    If he will introduce a system of proportional representation in local government elections.
( 659 )
*10 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    What additional resources he is making available to housing authorities in East Lancashire to help them tackle decaying private sector housing.
( 660 )
*11 Mr Mark Field (Cities of London & Westminster):    When he next intends to meet Bob Kiley to discuss progress towards a partial privatisation of the London Underground.
( 661 )
*12 Mr Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East):    If he will make a statement on the progress of the funding of the Leeds Supertram.
( 663 )
*13 Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield):    What plans he has to improve the road infrastructure of the North West of England.
( 664 )
*14 Mr John Greenway (Ryedale):    If he will make a statement on progress towards implementing the proposals in `Transport 2010: The 10 Year Plan'.
( 665 )
*15 Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South):    What steps the Government is taking to widen access to regeneration finance.
( 666 )
*16 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    What assessment he has made of the state of labour relations in the transport industry.
( 667 )
*17 Mr John Grogan (Selby):    If he will make a statement regarding the future of Railtrack.
( 668 )
*18 Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    When the M6 Multimodal Study will be published.
( 669 )
*19 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    What recent representations his Department has received concerning reform of planning laws; and if he will make a statement.
( 670 )
*20 Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    What plans he has for elected regional assemblies.
( 671 )
*21 Mr David Borrow (South Ribble):    What proposals he has to reform the council tax system in respect of park homes.
( 672 )
*22 Fiona Mactaggart (Slough):    What action he has taken to follow up the recommendations of the Cullen Inquiry.
( 673 )
*23 Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    If he will make a statement on Fire Brigade cover in North Shropshire.
( 674 )
*24 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire):    What plans he has for the improvement of rural rail services.
( 675 )
*25 Nick Harvey (North Devon):    What progress he is making in reviewing local government funding formulae.
( 676 )
*26 Steve Webb (Northavon):    What plans he has to reform the system of standard spending assessments.
( 677 )
*27 Phil Sawford (Kettering):    What plans he has to introduce legislation for regional government in England; and if he will make a statement.
( 678 )

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

Main Business

+  1   

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (FINANCE) BILL:       Second Reading.        [Until 10.00 p.m.]

Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.

+  2   

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (FINANCE) BILL (PROGRAMME)        [No debate]

Mr Robin Cook
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the following provisions shall apply to the European Communities (Finance) Bill:

Committal

    1.    The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Programming of proceedings

    2.    Proceedings in Committee of the whole House and all remaining proceedings on the Bill shall be programmed.

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and on Third Reading

    3.— (1)    Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed in two allotted days.

    (2)    An allotted day is one on which the Bill is put down as first Government Order of the Day.

To be decided without debate (Order of 28th June).

+  3   

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (FINANCE) BILL [MONEY]:       Queen's Recommendation signified.        [No debate]

Mr Paul Boateng

        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the European Communities (Finance) Bill, it is expedient to authorise the charging on, and payment out of, the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund of any sums which, by virtue of the amendment of the European Communities Act 1972 made by that Act, fall to be charged on or paid out of either of those Funds.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)).

+  4   

HOMELESSNESS BILL        [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]

Mr Secretary Byers

        That, during the proceedings on the Homelessness Bill, the Standing Committee on the Bill shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.

+  5   

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE:       Adjourned Debate on Question [28th June]        [No debate after 10.00 p.m.]

        Motion made and Question proposed, That Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 26th October, 2nd, 23rd and 30th November 2001, 11th, 18th and 25th January, 15th March, 12th and 19th April, 10th May, 21st June and 19th July 2002.— (Mr John Heppell).

If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 p.m.

+  6   

ADJOURNMENT (SUMMER)        [No debate]

Mr Robin Cook

        That this House, at its rising on Friday 20th July, do adjourn till Monday 15th October.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 25).

At the end of the sitting:

  7   

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Funding for Colchester Sixth Form College (Bob Russell).

        Debate may continue until 10.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).


COMMITTEE MEETINGS

STANDING COMMITTEE

1Welsh Grand Committee10.30 a.m.
4.00 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
(public)
(i)    To take oral questions.
(ii)    To consider the matter of the Government's Legislative Programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech as it relates to Wales.

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 
 

Written Questions tabled on Monday 2nd July for answer today++

1 Patrick Hall (Bedford): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he will invite councils to apply for Beacon status.
( 2334 )
2 Derek Twigg (Halton): To ask the Prime Minister, what additional projects are planned for the Performance and Innovation Unit; and if he will make a statement.
( 2335 )
3 Kali Mountford (Colne Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make a statement on progress to establish the new Pension Service.
( 2392 )
4 Kali Mountford (Colne Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when the new organisations for people of working age and pensioners will be established.
( 2393 )
5 Rachel Squire (Dunfermline West): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made with the CHARM 3 proof firing programme at Dundrennan in Kirkcudbrightshire.
( 2394 )
6 Margaret Moran (Luton South): To ask the President of the Council, what plans he has to extend the insurance scheme agreed by the House on 23rd May 2000.
( 2465 )
7 Helen Southworth (Warrington South): To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she has received a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the Ilisu project in Turkey; and if she will make a statement.
( 2466 )



 

 
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