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Order of Business 7 November 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 11.30 a.m.      Prayers
Afterwards
Oral Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
*1 Mr John Burnett (Torridge & West Devon):    What representations have been made in respect of recent changes to the stability and growth pact.
( 78221 )
*2 Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    What recent discussions he has had with manufacturers about the effect of the climate change levy on UK competitiveness.
( 78223 )
*3 Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    What assessment he has made of the economic implications of non-compliance by Member states in the Euro-zone with the stability and growth pact.
( 78224 )
*4 Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test):    What appraisal he has made of the case for the introduction of an incineration levy to encourage future reuse and recycling of waste.
( 78225 )
*5 Mr Charles Hendry (Wealden):    What his latest figure is for the GDP of East Sussex; and what this is as a percentage of (a) the mean GDP across the country and (b) the highest GDP for a county.
( 78226 )
*6 Dr Jenny Tonge (Richmond Park):    If he will make a statement on the outcomes of the World Bank and IMF meeting in September in relation to debt relief and the HIPC Initiative.
( 78227 )
*7 Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    What assessment he has made of the 12 month change in the claimant measure of unemployment in London.
( 78229 )
*8 Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh & Berwickshire):    What assessment he has made of the change in output of manufacturing industry since January 2001; and if he will make a statement.
( 78330 )
*9 Patsy Calton (Cheadle):    What estimate he has made of the amount of foreign investment in the UK that results from the non-domicile tax rules.
( 78231 )
*10 Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):    What assessment he has made of the impact of recent changes in pensions taxation.
( 78232 )
*11 Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries):    What steps he is taking to publicise the new tax credits.
( 78233 )
*12 Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough):    What proposals he has to reduce the tax liabilities of pensioners.
( 78235 )
*13 Gregory Barker (Bexhill & Battle):    What recent representations he has received on how his policies are affecting small busineses; and if he will make a statement.
( 78236 )
*14 Paddy Tipping (Sherwood):    If he will make a statement on his policy on the rates of duty on biodiesel and bioethanol.
( 78237 )
*15 Mr Bill Tynan (Hamilton South):    If he will make a statement on tax incentives for occupational pension schemes.
( 78238 )
*16 Mr John Baron (Billericay):    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry regarding the impact of taxes and his deregulation policy on small businesses.
( 78239 )
*17 Phil Sawford (Kettering):    What the long-term implications are of the abolition of dividend tax credits for pension funds; and if he will make a statement.
( 78240 )
*18 Mr George Osborne (Tatton):    What recent discussions he has had with other EU finance ministers about the stability and growth pact.
( 78241 )
*19 Mr Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove):    What assessment he has made of the change in the manufacturing employment in the North West in 2001.
( 78242 )
*20 Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    What recent representations he has received concerning the settlement arrangements for the creditors and ex-employees of BCCI.
( 78243 )
*21 Mr Martin Caton (Gower):    When he expects the UK Overseas Aid Development budget to reach the UN target level of 0.7 per cent. of gross national income.
( 78244 )
*22 Norman Lamb (North Norfolk):    If he will make a statement on debt relief in respect of those countries affected by famine in Africa.
( 78245 )
*23 Dr Stephen Ladyman (South Thanet):    If he will make a statement on the differences between his rules governing the level of public spending and those operated within the stability and growth pact adopted within the Eurozone.
( 78246 )
*24 Mr David Drew (Stroud):    What plans he has to expand the role of credit unions.
( 78247 )
*25 Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Chesham & Amersham):    What recent discussions he has had with the Confederation of British Industry regarding the impact of company taxation on small UK businesses.
( 78248 )
*26 Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):    What assessment he has made of the effect on his five economic tests for euro entry to the operation of the stability and growth pact .
( 78249 )
*27 Mr David Stewart (Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber):    If he will make a statement on the future prospects for employment in Scotland.
( 78250 )
*28 Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West):    What assessment he has made of the need for further changes to the taxation system to help deliver reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
( 78252 )
*29 Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    What progress he has made implementing his tax concessions scheme for community and amateur sports clubs.
( 78253 )
*30 Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    What discussions he has with other Ministers on the effects of his policies on pension funds.
( 78254 )
*31 Tom Brake (Carshalton & Wallington):    If he will make a statement on his plans for landfill tax.
( 78255 )
*32 Steve Webb (Northavon):    What discussions he has had with the Minister for Women and the Department of Work and Pensions regarding the position of women who paid national insurance contributions at the reduced rate for married women.
( 78256 )
*33 Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    What plans he has to change tax incentives for pensions provision.
( 78257 )
*34 Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):    What steps he is taking to sponsor investment and enterprise in deprived communities.
( 78258 )
*35 Mr James Plaskitt (Warwick & Leamington):    How many people in Warwick and Leamington will benefit from the introduction of the working tax credit.
( 78259 )
*36 John Robertson (Glasgow, Anniesland):    If he will make a statement on measures to raise the standard of living of Britain's poorest pensioners.
( 78260 )

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

        Note: Provision has been made for a Business Motion to be moved at 7.00 p.m. (Standing Order No. 15).


Main Business

+  1  

NATIONALITY, IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM BILL: Consideration of Lords Message.        [Up to one hour]

        Proceedings shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement (Order of 5th November).


(Note: The House may be asked to consider any Lords Messages which may be received).


At 7.00 p.m.

+    

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE        [No debate]

      The Prime Minister
        That, at this day's sitting, consideration of any Lords Messages and Amendments that may be received may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.

To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 15).


        The Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Messages from the Lords shall have been received and until any Committee to draw up Reasons which has been appointed at this sitting has reported, and until a Message is received from the Lords Commissioners (Order of 29th October).


COMMITTEE

SELECT COMMITTEE
1Trade and Industry9.30 a.m.The Guildhall,
Cambridge (public)
Subject: Biotechnology.
    Witnesses: Dr Jeff Solomon, Chief Executive Officer, ERBI; Dr David Hardman, Head of Commercial Affairs, Babraham Bioscience Technologies (at approximately 10.00 a.m.); Dr Roland Kozlowski, Chief Executive Officer, Sense Proteomic (at approximately 10.30 a.m.); Dr Philip Dean, Chief Scientific Officer, De Novo Pharmaceuticals (at approximately 10.50 a.m.); Dr John Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Mr Nick Higgins, Chief Business Officer, Acambis (at approximately 11.30 a.m.).

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

 
 

Written Questions tabled on Wednesday 6th November for answer today++

1 Mr Tom Harris (Glasgow, Cathcart): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will announce the newly appointed member of the Northern Ireland Parliamentary Boundary Commission.
( 80099 )
2 Mrs Jackie Lawrence (Preseli, Pembrokeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what the present practice of the Board of Inland Revenue is with regard to instituting criminal proceedings in cases of suspected serious tax fraud.
( 80100 )
3 Bridget Prentice (Lewisham East): To ask the Prime Minister, what the responsibilities are of the Honours Scrutiny Committee.
( 80386 )
4 Mr Martin Caton (Gower): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, when the next annual report of the Chief Inspector, Magistrates' Courts Service Inspectorate, will be published.
( 80387 )
5 Mr Terry Rooney (Bradford North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to improve immigration control to ensure that people coming into the United Kingdom do so in accordance with the immigration rules.
( 80101 )
6 Colin Burgon (Elmet): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to meet Governor Ridge, the Head of Homeland Security, on his visit to the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.
( 80102 )
7 Jim Dobbin (Heywood & Middleton): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to protect war memorials in England and Wales.
( 80103 )
8 Vera Baird (Redcar): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he will publish the third edition of Race Equality in Public Services.
( 80104 )
9 Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on democratic development on Ascension Island.
( 80105 )
10 Mr Neil Turner (Wigan): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the application for an export licence for the supply of two de-mining vests to the United Nations Office for Project Services in Sudan.
( 80106 )
11 Lawrie Quinn (Scarborough & Whitby): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for November and major European Union events for the period from 30th November to May 2003.
( 80107 )
12 Mrs Joan Humble (Blackpool North & Fleetwood): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on his proposals relating to court accommodation in Northern Ireland.
( 80108 )
13 Mrs Joan Humble (Blackpool North & Fleetwood): To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, how the Lord Chancellor plans to take forward proposals which he consulted on in his consultation paper, Damages for Future Loss: Giving Courts the Power to Order Periodical Payments for Future Loss and Care Costs, published on 13th March.
( 80109 )



 

 
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