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Order of Business Tuesday 24 November 2009

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House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 2.30 pm
  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 Health
 1
Mr Mark Lancaster (North East Milton Keynes): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the NHS Constitution; and if he will make a statement.
(300139)
 2
Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of NHS dental provision; and if he will make a statement.
(300140)
 3
Mr Anthony Steen (Totnes): If he will issue guidance to health care practitioners on the likely health care problems experienced by trafficked persons which might not present immediately.
(300141)
 4
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford): What guidance he has given to NHS trusts on the offsetting of receipts from parking charges against their deficits; and if he will make a statement.
(300142)
 5
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch): If his Department will take steps to promote the health benefits of low-toxicant smokeless tobacco products as aids for smoking cessation.
(300143)
 6
Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage): What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of NHS dental provision.
(300144)
 7
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean): When he plans to publish the Government's response to its consultation on the reform of social care.
(300145)
 8
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North): If he will bring forward proposals to involve more elected representatives in NHS governance structures at local and regional level.
(300146)
 9
Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): What mechanism is used to determine the allocation of capital funding to hospital trusts.
(300147)
 10
David Tredinnick (Bosworth): What progress has been made on the regulation of herbal medicine, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine; and if he will make a statement.
(300148)
 11
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield): What steps his Department is taking to improve the level of access to mental health services.
(300149)
 12
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West): What assessment he has made of the use made by the NHS of services commissioned from independent sector treatment centres.
(300150)
 13
Chloe Smith (Norwich North): What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the European Working Time Directive on NHS staff.
(300151)
 14
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey): How many health visitors were employed in Greater London in (a) 1997 and (b) 2009; and if he will make a statement.
(300152)
 15
Tony Baldry (Banbury): What recent assessment he has made of the effect on hospital trust budgets of the implementation of the European Working Time Directive.
(300153)
 16
Martin Linton (Battersea): If he will bring forward proposals to introduce health warnings on cans of superstrength lager.
(300154)
 17
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire): What recent representations he has received on the standard of hospital care received by in-patients with dementia.
(300155)
 18
Bob Spink (Castle Point): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of steps taken against hospital-acquired infections.
(300156)
 19
Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his policy on the provision of local community hospitals; and if he will make a statement.
(300157)
 20
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West): What steps he is taking to increase the number of patients who have access to an NHS dentist.
(300158)
 21
Mr David Evennett (Bexleyheath & Crayford): What plans he has for the reform of social care.
(300159)
 22
Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central): What plans he has to change the arrangements for the provision of care for the elderly and the disabled.
(300160)
 23
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families on the number of schools which have made use of the NHS Blood and Transplant Service's Give and Let Live organ donation education programme.
(300161)
 24
Mr Andrew Pelling (Croydon Central): Whether his Department has (a) conducted and (b) commissioned any recent research on the effects of the operation of incinerators on the health of local residents.
(300162)
 25
Dr Doug Naysmith (Bristol North West): What recent consideration he has given to the establishment of a national programme for the co-ordination of services to prevent and control tuberculosis.
(300163)
At 3.15 pm
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Health
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
 T1
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(300164)
 T2
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering):
(300165)
 T3
Bob Russell (Colchester):
(300166)
 T4
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West):
(300167)
 T5
Martin Linton (Battersea):
(300168)
 T6
Mr Andrew Pelling (Croydon Central):
(300169)
 T7
Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):
(300170)
 T8
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):
(300171)
 T9
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):
(300172)
 T10
Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):
(300173)

At 3.30 pm
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Main Business
  indicates Government Business
1
QUEEN’S SPEECH (MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS): Adjourned Debate on Question [18 November].
[Until 10.00 pm]
 
   Motion made, and Question proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:
 
   Most Gracious Sovereign,
 
   We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.—(Frank Dobson.)
   As an Amendment to the Address, at end add—
Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Mr Frank Field
Ms Diane Abbott
Kate Hoey
John McDonnell
Angus Robertson
Jeremy Corbyn   
Adam Price   
Paul Flynn
Alan Simpson   
John Hemming   
Mr Gordon Prentice
Mr David Drew   
Paul Holmes   
Hywel Williams
Mr Dai Davies   
Mr Angus MacNeil
 
   ‘but respectfully request that the Government present to the House for its consideration before the end of January 2010 a report setting out the Government’s strategy and timetable for the transfer of full responsibility over internal security to the government of Afghanistan.’
   Proposed subject for debate: Energy and Climate Change and Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Debate may continue until 10.00 pm.
2
DELEGATED LEGISLATION
[No debate after 10.00 pm]
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That the Business Rate Supplements (Rateable Value Condition) (England) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 2542), dated 18 September 2009, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 pm.
3
SITTINGS OF THE HOUSE
[No debate after 10.00 pm]
Ms Harriet Harman
 
   That—
(1)   
Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business) shall have effect for this Session with the following modifications, namely:
 
   In paragraph (4) the word ‘eight’ shall be substituted for the word ‘thirteen’ in line 42 and in paragraph (5) the word ‘fifth’ shall be substituted for the word ‘eighth’ in line 44;
(2)   
Standing Order No. 90 (Second reading committees) shall have effect for this Session with the following modification, namely:
 
   In paragraph (2) the word ‘fifth’ shall be substituted for the word ‘eighth’ in line 21; and
(3)   
Private Members’ Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 29 January; 5 and 26 February; 5 and 12 March; 23 and 30 April; and 7 May.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 10.00 pm.
At the end of the sitting:
4
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: Future of King George Hospital, Ilford  (Mike Gapes).
   Debate may continue until 10.30 pm or for half and hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
SELECT COMMITTEES
1
Business, Innovation and Skills
9.00 am
Room 6 (private)
 
9.30 am
(public)
   Subject: Broadband Speed.
   Witnesses: Ed Richards, Chief Executive, Ofcom; Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (at 10.30 am).
2
Standards and Privileges
9.30 am
Room 13 (private)
3
Treasury
9.30 am
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
9.45 am
(public)
   Subject: Bank of England November Inflation Report.
   Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor, Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor, Paul Fisher, Executive Director, Markets, and Dr Adam Posen and Dr Andrew Sentance, External Members of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England.
4
Defence
10.00 am
Room 8 (private)
 
10.30 am
(public)
   Subject: (i) Ministry of Defence Annual Report and Accounts 2008-09 (ii) Readiness and Recuperation of the Armed Forces and the Green Paper.
   Witnesses: Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP, Secretary of State for Defence, Rear Admiral Alan Richards, Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Strategy and Plans) and Jon Thompson, Director General, Finance, Ministry of Defence.
5
Environmental Audit
10.00 am
Room 16 (private)
6
International Development
10.00 am
Room 5 (private)
 
10.30 am
(public)
   Subject: DFID Annual Report 2009 and DFID White Paper 2009.
   Witness: Nemat Shafik, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development.
7
Welsh Affairs
10.00 am
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 am
(public)
   Subject: Proposed National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Local Government) Order 2009.
   Witnesses: Dr Brian Gibbons AM, Minister for Social Justice and Local Government, Welsh Assembly Government; Wayne David MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office (at 11.15 am).
8
Culture, Media and Sport
10.15 am
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
10.30 am
(public)
   Subject: Future for Local and Regional Media.
   Witnesses: John Fingleton, Chief Executive, Alastair Mordaunt, Director of Mergers, Office of Fair Trading, and Ed Richards, Chief Executive, and Stewart Purvis, Content and Standards Partner, Ofcom; Mark Byford, Deputy Director-General, BBC, and Helen Boaden, Director, BBC News (at 11.30 am).
9
Home Affairs
10.15 am
Room 15 (private)
 
10.30 am
(public)
   Subject: (i) New Identity Commissioner (ii) Police Service Strength (at 11.00 am).
   Witnesses: (i) Sir Joseph Pilling, KCB, Identity Commissioner (ii) Deputy Commissioner Tim Godwin QPM, Metropolitan Police Service, and Chief Constable Gillian Parker QPM, Bedfordshire Police (at 11.00 am); Dr Moira Hamlin, Chair, Avon and Somerset Police Authority, Simon Humberstone, Executive Partner, IBM Global Business Services and Director, Southwest One Board, and Chief Constable Colin Port, Avon and Somerset Police (at 11.30 am); Rt Hon David Hanson MP, Minister for Policing, Crime and Counter-Terrorism, Home Office (at 12 noon).
10
Administration
3.30 pm
Room 16 (private)
11
Justice
4.00 pm
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
4.15 pm
(public)
   Subject: Work of the Ministry of Justice.
   Witness: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor.
12
Yorkshire and Humber Regional Committee
4.00 pm
Room 6 (private)
 
4.15 pm
(public)
   Subject: Work of Yorkshire Forward.
   Witnesses: Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Yorkshire Forward; Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP, Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber (at 5.15 pm).
JOINT COMMITTEE
13
Human Rights
1.30 pm
Room 5 (private)
OTHER
14
Speaker’s Conference
10.00 am
Room 17 (private)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

PUBLICATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS
Tuesday 24 November
Time of publication
No.
1
Reform of the House of Commons
00.01 am
HC 1117
   Rebuilding the House (First Report).

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Chief Construction Adviser.
2
Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Winter Supplementary Estimates 2009-10.
3
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: HM Treasury: Departmental expenditure limits.
4
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: HM Revenue and Customs: Departmental expenditure limits.
5
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: National Savings and Investments: Departmental expenditure limits.
6
Minister for the Cabinet Office: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
7
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10: Changes to Departmental expenditure limit and administration costs budgets.
8
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Departmental expenditure limit 2009-10.
9
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Zero carbon standards for new buildings.
10
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Gypsy and Traveller Caravan Count 2009.
11
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental expenditure limits and administrative cost limits for 2009-10.
12
Secretary of State for Defence: Winter Supplementary Estimates 2009-10.
13
Secretary of State for Defence: Ministry of Defence Votes A Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
14
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: Winter Supplementary Estimates 2009-10.
15
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Winter Supplementary Estimate Departmental expenditure limit budget changes.
16
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat): Capital End of Year Flexibility Draw Down.
17
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sanctions regimes currently implemented by the UK.
18
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Winter Supplementary Estimates.
19
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Outcome of the General Affairs and External Relations Council, 16-17 November.
20
Secretary of State for Health: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council: 30 November-1 December 2009.
21
Secretary of State for Health: Department of Health and Food Standards Agency: Departmental expenditure limits and administration cost limits for 2009-10.
22
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Violence against women.
23
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Migration—Strengthening the Resident Labour Market Test.
24
Secretary of State for the Home Department: Departmental expenditure limits.
25
Secretary of State for International Development: Humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka.
26
Secretary of State for International Development: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10 changes to the Department for International Development Departmental expenditure limit.
27
Secretary of State for Justice: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
28
Secretary of State for Justice: Electoral registers—Proposed changes to the Edited Register.
29
Secretary of State for Justice: Implementation of provisions of the Political Parties and Elections Act 2009.
30
Secretary of State for Justice: Archives for the 21st Century.
31
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Office change to Departmental Expenditure Limit funding for 2009-10.
32
Secretary of State for Scotland: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
33
Solicitor General: Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
34
Minister of State, Department for Transport: Railways: Essex Thameside and InterCity East Coast franchising process.
35
Minister of State, Department for Transport: Departmental expenditure limit 2009-10.
36
Secretary of State for Wales: Change to Departmental Expenditure Limit resulting from the Winter Supplementary Estimate 2009-10.
37
Secretary of State for Wales: Children, Schools and Families Bill: Framework Powers Explanatory Memorandum.
38
Minister for Women and Equality: Winter Supplementary Estimates 2009-10: Government Equalities Office.
39
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Winter Supplementary Estimate.

 

 

 
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