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Order of Business 8 Nov 2001

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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 11.30 a.m.      Prayers
Afterwards
Oral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
*1 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    When he last met the Governor of the Bank of England to discuss the economic implications of the events of 11th September and afterwards.
( 11326 )
*2 Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):    What recent steps he has taken to promote business activity in the UK.
( 11327 )
*3 Adam Price (Carmarthen East & Dinefwr):    What additional steps he plans to take to increase output in the manufacturing sector.
( 11328 )
*4 Gillian Merron (Lincoln):    What plans he has to extend the New Deal to assist long-term unemployed people to find work.
( 11329 )
*5 Mr John Smith (Vale of Glamorgan):    What recent representations he has received on future income tax policy; and if he will make a statement.
( 11330 )
*6 Stephen Hesford (Wirral West):    What his estimate is of the cost of servicing government debt in each of the last five years.
( 11331 )
*7 Mr Mark Hoban (Fareham):    What estimate he has made of the impact of recent changes in businesses taxes on the manufacturing and service sectors.
( 11332 )
*8 Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West):    What steps he is taking to combat the funding of international terrorism.
( 11333 )
*9 Mr Harold Best (Leeds North West):    What estimate he has made of the value of funds held by suspected terrorist organisations in UK financial institutions.
( 11334 )
*10 Ms Claire Ward (Watford):    What assessment he has made of the impact of the events of 11th September on the forecasted level of funding of (a) defence and (b) public services.
( 11337 )
*11 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on applications for agri-monetary compensatory amounts.
( 11338 )
*12 Charlotte Atkins (Staffordshire Moorlands):    What steps he is taking to improve incentives for those with children to work.
( 11340 )
*13 Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):    What the additional expenditure there has been on (a) humanitarian aid and (b) military action in Afghanistan and surrounding countries since 11th September.
( 11341 )
*14 Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    What plans he has for further allocations to spending departments from the contingency fund during the remainder of this financial year.
( 11343 )
*15 Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):    What measures he is putting in place to tackle the financing of international terrorism.
( 11344 )
*16 Christine Russell (City of Chester):    If he will make a statement on the role of the UK in pressing for reductions in Third World debt.
( 11345 )
*17 Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    If he will make a statement on the Government's plans to hold a referendum on joining the single European currency.
( 11346 )
*18 Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central):    If he will make a statement on the future of student loans.
( 11347 )
*19 Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    What progress has been made in implementing the findings of the Cruikshank report on UK banking.
( 11348 )
*20 Roger Casale (Wimbledon):    What further plans he has to integrate the tax and benefit systems.
( 11350 )
*21 Mr Bill Tynan (Hamilton South):    If he will make a statement on the measures taken to cut off the supply of funding to terrorism.
( 11351 )
*22 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries):    What representations he has had from health professionals in the NHS on public investment in health services.
( 11352 )
*23 Mr John Burnett (Torridge & West Devon):    For what reason the Treasury discount rate is set at 6 per cent. in real terms.
( 11353 )
*24 Mr Piara S. Khabra (Ealing, Southall):    What steps he is taking to minimise the impact of the terrorist attacks on 11th September and the bombing of Afghanistan on the British economy and business confidence; and if he will make a statement.
( 11354 )
*25 Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    What recent assessment he has made of the competitiveness of the UK economy in terms of productivity.
( 11355 )
*26 Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight):    What recent representations he has received from interested organisations regarding public private partnerships.
( 11357 )
*27 Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):    What recent analysis his Department has undertaken of the influence on the relative values of public sector comparators and public/private partnership costs of changing the discount rate.
( 11359 )
*28 Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh):    If he will make a statement on the viability of future public/private partnership schemes.
( 11360 )
*29 Tim Loughton (East Worthing & Shoreham):    What revisions he has made to his estimates for economic growth and tax revenues in 2001-02 and 2002-03 following the events of 11th September.
( 11361 )
*30 Mr Colin Challen (Morley & Rothwell):    If he will make a statement on what recent measures he has taken to promote the improvement of public services.
( 11362 )
*31 Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth):    If he will make a statement on the impact of the level of interest rates on the housing market.
( 11363 )
*32 Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South):    What recent research he has commissioned on the impact of his policies on the economic plans of the regional development agencies.
( 11365 )

At 12.30 p.m.Private Notice Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business

Notice of Presentation of Bill

+  1  

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE REFORM AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS BILL        [No debate]

Mr Secretary Milburn

        Bill to amend the law about the National Health Service; to establish and make provision in connection with a Commission for Patient and Public Involvment in Health; to make provision in relation to arrangements for joint working between NHS bodies and the Prison Service, and between NHS bodies and local authorities in Wales; to make provision in connection with the regulation of health care professions; and for connected purposes.

Formal first reading: no debate or decision.

Notices of Motion

+  2  

DELEGATED LEGISLATION        [No debate]

Mr Robin Cook

        That the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2001, S.I., 2001, No. 2718, dated 25th July 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 1st August,be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118 (4))

+  3  

DELEGATED LEGISLATION        [No debate]

Mr Robin Cook

        That the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2001, S.I., 2001, No. 3335, dated 4th October 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11th October, be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118 (4))


Main Business

+  4  

EXPORT CONTROL BILL:      As amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered.        [Until 7.00 p.m.]

For Amendments, see separate Paper.

Third Reading will also be taken.

        Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading will be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m., if not previously concluded (Order of 9th July).

At the end of the sitting:

  5  

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: Kidderminster General Hospital (Dr Richard Taylor).

        Debate may continue until 7.30 p.m. or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9 and Order of 20th November 2000).


COMMITTEES

STANDING COMMITTEE

1Standing Committee A9.55 a.m.
2.30 p.m.
Room 12 (public)
(public)
Further to consider the Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill.

SELECT COMMITTEES

2Home Affairs9.15 a.m.
9.30 a.m.
Room 15 (private)
(public)
Subject: Emergency Anti-Terrorism Bill.
Witnesses: Mr John Wadham, Director of Liberty, Nicola Rogers, Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) and Aire Centre, Mr Rick Scannell, Chair of the ILPA and Mr Conor Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law, Kings College London, Matrix Chambers.
3Health10.00 a.m.


10.30 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: The Role of the Private Sector in the NHS.
Witnesses: Mr Norman Rose, Director-General, Business Services Association, Mr Phillip Turner, Director of Non-Clinical Support Services, Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust, Mr Steve McGuire, Director of Property and Support Services, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Mr Stephen Weeks, National Officer, UNISON.
4Public Administration10.00 a.m.


10.30 a.m.
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: Public Service Reform.
Witness: Lord Plant of Highfield, Research Professor, University of Southampton.

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

 
 

Written Questions tabled on Wednesday 7th November for answer today++

1 Mr Neil Turner (Wigan): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what status is given to unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the United Kingdom who are found not to qualify for (a) asylum and (b) exceptional leave to remain for humanitarian reasons but who cannot be removed from the United Kingdom.
( 13905 )
2 Mr Neil Turner (Wigan): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he will make changes to the authorisation under section 19D of the Race Relations Act 1976 concerning discrimination of the basis of ethnic or national origin in the examination of passengers.
( 13906 )

Standing Committee Notices

     Standing Committee B will meet on Tuesday 13th November at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. to consider the Proceeds of Crime Bill.

     The Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 14th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2001.

     The Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Thursday 15th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Community Legal Service (Cost Protection) (Amendment No.   2) Regulations 2001.

     The Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Monday 12th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.   81) (HC   276) on 2001—02 Special Grant for Gypsy Sites Refurbishment and the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.   88) (HC   305) on Special Grant for Activities Undertaken by Beacon Councils.

     The Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation will meet on Wednesday 14th November at 4.30 p.m. to consider the draft Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 1990 (Modification) Order 2001 and the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) Order 2001.




 

 
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