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Order of Business 17 July 2002

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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
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales
*1 Adam Price (Carmarthen East & Dinefwr):    What recent discussions he has had with the National Assembly government concerning the Specialised Health Services Commission for Wales consultation paper.
( 67872 )
*2 Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly regarding assistance for regional airports.
( 67873 )
*3 Mr Stephen O'Brien (Eddisbury):    If he will make a statement on the effectiveness of cross-border co-operation between Welsh and English police forces.
( 67874 )
*4 Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on measures to reduce crime in urban areas.
( 67875 )
*5 Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):    What recent discussions he has had with the National Assembly for Wales about increasing access to NHS dentists in Wales.
( 67876 )
*6 Hywel Williams (Caernarfon):    What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Secretary for Health regarding the legislative framework for mental health services in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
( 67877 )
*7 Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):    If he will meet the First Secretary to discuss the sale and promotion of Welsh lamb in England.
( 67878 )
*8 Mr Bill Wiggin (Leominster):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly regarding the use by English patients of care homes in Wales.
( 67879 )
*9 Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales about inward investment by European companies in Wales.
( 67880 )
*10 Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):    What recent discussions he has had with OFWAT regarding future water provision in mid-Wales.
( 67881 )
*11 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South):    What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues about the operation of New Deal in Wales.
( 67882 )
*12 Mr Chris Bryant (Rhondda):    What estimate his Department has made of the special economic needs of isolated South Wales valleys communities.
( 67883 )
*13 Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh):    If he will make a statement on the foot and mouth outbreak in Wales.
( 67884 )
*14 Dr Hywel Francis (Aberavon):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales and Cabinet colleagues about the steel industry in Wales.
( 67885 )
*15 Mr John Smith (Vale of Glamorgan):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales and other Cabinet colleagues about the manufacturing industry in Wales.
( 67886 )
*16 Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    When he last visited the European Union institutions in Brussels to discuss Objective 1 funding; and if he will make a statement.
( 67887 )
*17 Mr Mark Prisk (Hertford & Stortford):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary concerning the role of small businesses in economic development in Wales.
( 67888 )
*18 Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly on environmental protection for areas of outstanding natural beauty.
( 67889 )
*19 Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly regarding the need for a public enquiry into the foot and mouth outbreak.
( 67890 )
*20 Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli, Pembrokeshire):    What discussions he has had with the Lord Chancellor's Department concerning proposed changes to the Court Service in Wales.
( 67891 )
*21 Mr Win Griffiths (Bridgend):    If he will implement for teachers in Wales the key objective of the School Teachers Review Body for England and Wales of reducing the workload of teachers.
( 67892 )
*22 Mr Martin Caton (Gower):    What discussions he has held with Secretaries in the National Assembly about improving fire safety in Wales.
( 67893 )
*23 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    What recent assessment he has made of public attitudes to the operation of devolved powers in Wales.
( 67894 )
*24 Mr John Baron (Billericay):    If he will make a statement on the measures taken by the Government to tackle crime in Wales.
( 67895 )
*25 David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    Pursuant to his Answer of 8th May, Official Report, column 169W, what the (a) 2001-02 EU structural funding and agricultural support payments in Wales and (b) the share of United Kingdom's net EU contributions represented by the Welsh share of UK GDP, were.
( 67896 )
*26 Mr Wayne David (Caerphilly):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales about inward investment by European companies in Wales.
( 67897 )
*27 Mr Mark Simmonds (Boston & Skegness):    What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary regarding violent crime in Wales.
( 67898 )
*28 Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    What discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly over funding to reduce waiting lists in Wales.
( 67899 )
*29 Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South):    What recent discussions he has had with the First Secretary about levels of unemployment in North Wales.
( 67900 )
*30 Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth):    What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions about Jobcentre Plus offices in Wales.
( 67901 )

At 3.00 p.m.
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
*Q1 Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67902 )
*Q2 Mr Michael Clapham (Barnsley West & Penistone):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67903 )
*Q3 Mr Julian Brazier (Canterbury):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67904 )
*Q4 Mr Mark Prisk (Hertford & Stortford):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67905 )
*Q5 Andy Burnham (Leigh):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67906 )
*Q6 Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67907 )
*Q7 Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67908 )
*Q8 Mr Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67909 )
*Q9 Dr Doug Naysmith (Bristol North West):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67910 )
*Q10 Mr David Marshall (Glasgow, Shettleston):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67911 )
*Q11 Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    What proposals he has to strengthen the scrutiny of government by the legislature arising from his meeting on 16th July with the Liaison Committee; and if he will make a statement.
( 67912 )
*Q12 Hugh Bayley (City of York):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67913 )
*Q13 Mr Piara S. Khabra (Ealing, Southall):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67914 )
*Q14 Mr Tom Harris (Glasgow, Cathcart):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67921 )
*Q15 Annette Brooke (Mid Dorset & North Poole):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67915 )
*Q16 Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67916 )
*Q17 Mr Mark Simmonds (Boston & Skegness):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67917 )
*Q18 Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Chesham & Amersham):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67918 )
*Q19 Mr David Amess (Southend West):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67919 )
*Q20 Linda Perham (Ilford North):    If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17th July.
( 67920 )

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

Preliminary Business

Notice of Presentation of Bill

  1  

CHILD ABUSE DEATHS        [No debate]

Mr Paul Burstow

        Bill to place Area Child Protection Committees on a statutory footing; to make provision for appropriate resources to establish Child Death Review Teams; to provide child protection training for all professionals in contact with children; to provide independent counselling schemes; and to appoint a Children's Commissioner in all parts of the United Kingdom.

Formal first reading: no debate or decision.

Ten minute rule Motion

  2  

RESPITE CARE (CHILDREN)        [Up to 20 minutes]

Tony Baldry

        That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to make it mandatory for local authorities to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their area who are in need and to ensure that children with severe disabilities receive similar levels of respite care from local authorities as other vulnerable members of the community.

        The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to ten minutes (Standing Order No. 23).


Main Business

+  3  

2003 PRELIMINARY DRAFT BUDGET        [No debate]

Ruth Kelly

        That this House takes note of the unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum from HM Treasury dated 5th July 2002 relating to the Preliminary Draft General Budget of the European Communities for the financial year 2003; and supports the Government's efforts to maintain budget discipline in the Community.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 119(9)).

+  4  

TERRORISM        [No debate]

Mr Secretary Reid

        That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Cessation of Effect of section 76) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 27th June, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  5  

ADJOURNMENT        [Until 10.00 p.m.]

The Prime Minister.

        That this House do now adjourn.

        Proposed subject for debate: Defence procurement.

        The Fourth Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2001-02, HC 779, on Major Procurement Projects is relevant.

Debate may continue until 10.00 p.m.

+  6  

TAX CREDITS        [No debate]

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the draft Working Tax Credit (Entitlement and Maximum Rate) Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 9th July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  7  

TAX CREDITS        [No debate]

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the draft Child Tax Credit Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 9th July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  8  

TAX CREDITS        [No debate]

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the draft Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 9th July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  9  

TAX CREDITS        [No debate]

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

        That the draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 9th July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  10  

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW        [No debate]

Mrs Secretary Liddell

        That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions, etc.) (Amendment) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 27th June, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  11  

TREASURE        [No debate]

Secretary Tessa Jowell

        That the draft Treasure (Designation) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 3rd July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

+  12  

TREASURE        [No debate]

Secretary Tessa Jowell

        That the revised Treasure Act 1996 Code of Practice (England and Wales), a copy of which was laid before this House on 3rd July, be approved.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 118(6)).

At the end of the sitting

  13  

ADJOURNMENT

        Proposed subject: National childcare strategy (Caroline Flint).

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


COMMITTEES

STANDING COMMITTEES

1Standing Committee on Regional Affairs5.00 p.m.Room 10 (public)
To consider the matter of the White Paper `Your Region, Your Choice: Revitalising the English Regions'.
2European Standing Committee C10.30 a.m.Room 10 (public)
To consider EU Document No. 9923/01 and unnumbered explanatory memorandum submitted by the DTI relating to waste from electrical and electronic equipment, and EU Document No. 10143/01 and the unnumbered memorandum submitted by the DTI, relating to hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
3Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation4.30 p.m.Room 9 (public)
To consider the draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002.

SELECT COMMITTEES

4Education and Skills9.30 a.m.


9.45 a.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: Department for Education and Skills: the next four years.
Witness: Mr Stephen Twigg, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Young People and Learning, Department for Education and Skills.
5Modernisation of the House of Commons9.30 a.m.Room 15 (private)
6Defence10.00 a.m.Room 16 (private)
7Environment, Food and Rural Affairs10.00 a.m.The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (private)
8Health10.00 a.m.Room 5 (private)
9Transport, Local Government and the Regions10.00 a.m.Room 6 (private)
10Treasury10.00 a.m.
10.15 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
(public)
Subject: Spending Review 2002.
Witnesses: Mr Andrew Dilnot, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Mr David Walton, Director, UK Economic Research, Goldman Sachs International, Professor Colin Talbot, University of Glamorgan; Mr Nicholas MacPherson, Managing Director, Public Expenditure, Mr Adam Sharpels, Director, Public Services, HM Treasury (at 11.30 a.m.).
11Culture, Media and Sport10.15 a.m.


10.30 a.m.
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: BBC Report and Accounts 2001-02.
Witnesses: BBC Board of Governors.
12European Scrutiny10.30 a.m.Room 19 (private)
13International Development10.30 a.m.Room 7 (private)
14Work and Pensions10.30 a.m.The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
15Foreign Affairs3.30 p.m.Room 8 (private)
16Administration3.45 p.m.Room 18 (private)
17Health3.45 p.m.


4.10 p.m.
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
(public)
Subject: Sexual Health.
Witness: Dr Gwenda Hughes and Dr Kevin Fenton, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (CDSC), Professor Anne Johnson, Department of Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital, Dr Jackie Cassell, British Medical Association and Dr Jean Tobin, St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth.
18Northern Ireland Affairs3.45 p.m.
4.00 p.m.
Room 15 (private)
(public)
Subject: Control of Firearms in Northern Ireland.
Witness: Mr Colin Greenwood, Firearms Research and Advisory Service.
19Environmental Audit4.00 p.m.Room 20 (private)
20Public Accounts4.00 p.m.Room 5 (private)
21Science & Technology4.00 p.m.Room 6 (private)
22Selection4.15 p.m.Room 13 (private)

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

 
 

Written Questions tabled on Tuesday 16th July for answer today++

1 Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when she will publish the Government's response to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee's Fifth Report, Session 2001-02, Revisiting the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games.
( 71207 )
2 Alan Keen (Feltham & Heston): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what progress has been made on the recommendations made by Lord Justice Clarke to increase safety on the River Thames.
( 71290 )
3 Syd Rapson (Portsmouth North): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for a review of armed forces personnel processes.
( 71291 )
4 Barbara Follett (Stevenage): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the consultation on the VAT treatment of imported goods, announced in the Budget.
( 71292 )
5 Barbara Follett (Stevenage): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer when the Statistics Commission's annual report and accounts for 2001-02 will be published.
( 71293 )
6 Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how the Wilton Park Executive Agency performed against the targets agreed for 2001-02; and what the agreed targets are for the current year.
( 71351 )
7 Ross Cranston (Dudley North): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make a statement on the future of the Historical Manuscripts Commission in the light of the recommendations in the Chipperfield Report.
( 71352 )
8 David Cairns (Greenock & Inverclyde): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if pensioners who have entitlement to two Category B retirement pensions will continue to be able to claim and receive the higher one.
( 71446 )
9 Mr Huw Edwards (Monmouth): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he intends to publish the Criminal Justice System annual report for 2001-02.
( 71447 )
10 Mr Ben Chapman (Wirral South): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the review of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will report.
( 71448 )
11 Roger Casale (Wimbledon): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what targets she has set the Veterinary Medicines Directorate for 2002-03.
( 71400 )
12 Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): To ask the honourable Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, when the redesigned Parliamentary website will be available.
( 71489 )



 

 
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