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Session 2010-11
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Order of Business Wednesday 30 June 2010

+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.


House of Commons
Order of Business

 
At 11.30 am
  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 Northern Ireland
 1
Dr William McCrea (South Antrim):  What progress has been made in providing assistance to savers affected by the current situation of the Presbyterian Mutual Society.
(4204)
 2
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):  What recent assessment he has made of the extent of activities of dissident republicans in Northern Ireland.
(4205)
 3
David Simpson (Upper Bann):  What his most recent assessment is of the level of security threat from dissident republican organisations in Northern Ireland.
(4206)
 4
Paul Farrelly (Newcastle-under-Lyme):  What his policy is on holding further public inquiries into events involving deaths which took place during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
(4207)
 5
Mark Durkan (Foyle):  What plans he has to take into account the recommendations of the report of the Consultative Group on the Past in formulating policy on reconciliation measures in Northern Ireland.
(4208)
 6
Meg Hillier (Hackney South and Shoreditch):  When he plans to establish a public inquiry into the death of Pat Finucane.
(4209)
 7
Mr David Hanson (Delyn):  What recent assessment he has made of levels of dissident paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland.
(4210)
 8
Robert Halfon (Harlow):  What discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues on the system of dual mandates in the House of Commons and the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(4211)
 9
Maria Eagle (Garston and Halewood):  When the Government plans to publish its response to the consultation on a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
(4212)
 10
Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry):  What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister and Deputy First Minister on the level of security threat in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
(4214)
 11
Conor Burns (Bournemouth West):  What recent discussions he has had on his Department's policy in response to the collapse of the Presbyterian Mutual Society.
(4215)
 12
Ms Margaret Ritchie (South Down):  What plans he has for the introduction of a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
(4218)
 
At 12 noon
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
Unless otherwise indicated the Members listed below will ask a Question without notice.
 Q1
Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West):  If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 30 June.
(4720)
 Q2
John Cryer (Leyton and Wanstead):
(4721)
 Q3
Julian Sturdy (York Outer):
(4722)
 Q4
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne):
(4723)
 Q5
Mr Gary Streeter (South West Devon):
(4724)
 Q6
Mark Lancaster (Milton Keynes North):
(4725)
 Q7
Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston):
(4726)
 Q8
Liz Kendall (Leicester West):
(4727)
 Q9
Mr Robin Walker (Worcester):
(4728)
 Q10
Tony Baldry (Banbury):
(4729)
 Q11
Annette Brooke (Mid Dorset and North Poole):
(4730)
 Q12
Michael Connarty (Linlithgow and East Falkirk):
(4731)
 Q13
Graham Jones (Hyndburn):
(4732)
 Q14
Matthew Hancock (West Suffolk):
(4733)
 Q15
Mr David Hanson (Delyn):
(4734)

At 12.30 pm
  Urgent Questions (if any)
 
  Ministerial Statements (if any)

Preliminary Business
Notices of Presentation of Bills
1
LAWFUL INDUSTRIAL ACTION (MINOR ERRORS)
[No debate]
John McDonnell
 
   Bill to amend section 232B of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 to extend the circumstances in which, by virtue of that section, industrial action is not to be treated as excluded from the protection of section 219 of that Act.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
2
SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK
[No debate]
Robert Flello
 
   Bill to require the Secretary of State to improve the sustainability of the production, processing, marketing, manufacturing, distribution and consumption of products derived to any substantial extent from livestock; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
3
PUBLIC SERVICES (SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND SOCIAL VALUE)
[No debate]
Chris White
 
   Bill to require the Secretary of State and local authorities to publish strategies in connection with promoting social enterprise; to enable communities to participate in the formulation and implementation of those strategies; to require that public sector contracts include provisions relating to social outcomes and social value; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
4
DAYLIGHT SAVING
[No debate]
Rebecca Harris
 
   Bill to require the Secretary of State to conduct a cross-departmental analysis of the potential costs and benefits of advancing time by one hour for all, or part of, the year; to require the Secretary of State to take certain action in the light of that analysis; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
5
ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS (FORFEITURE RULE AND LAW OF SUCCESSION)
[No debate]
Mr Greg Knight
 
   Bill to amend the law relating to the distribution of the estates of deceased persons; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
6
ANONYMITY (ARRESTED PERSONS)
[No debate]
Anna Soubry
 
   Bill to prohibit the publication of certain information regarding persons who have been arrested until they have been charged with an offence; to set out the circumstances where such information can be published without committing an offence; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
7
LEGISLATION (TERRITORIAL EXTENT)
[No debate]
Harriett Baldwin
 
   Bill to require the Secretary of State, when preparing draft legislation for publication, to do so in such a way that the effect of that legislation on England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is separately and clearly identified; to require the Secretary of State to issue a statement to the effect that in his or her view the provisions of the draft legislation are in accordance with certain principles relating to territorial extent; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
8
GANGMASTERS LICENSING (EXTENSION TO CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY)
[No debate]
Mr David Hamilton
 
   Bill to apply the provisions of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 to the construction industry; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
9
PUBLIC BODIES (SUSTAINABLE FOOD)
[No debate]
Joan Walley
 
   Bill to make provision for the creation of a Code regarding the procurement of sustainable food by public bodies; for the review and development of the Code; for the regulatory enforcement of the Code by public bodies; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
10
SALE OF TICKETS (SPORTING AND CULTURAL EVENTS)
[No debate]
Mrs Sharon Hodgson
 
   Bill to regulate the selling of tickets for certain sporting and cultural events; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
11
FIRE SAFETY (PROTECTION OF TENANTS)
[No debate]
Mr Adrian Sanders
 
   Bill to require landlords to provide smoke alarms in rented accommodation; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
12
PLANNING (OPENCAST MINING SEPARATION ZONES)
[No debate]
Andrew Bridgen
 
   Bill to require planning authorities to impose a minimum distance between opencast mining developments and residential properties; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
13
COINAGE (MEASUREMENT)
[No debate]
Mark Lancaster
 
   Bill to make provision about the arrangements for measuring the standard weight of coins.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
14
SPORTS GROUNDS SAFETY AUTHORITY
[No debate]
Jonathan Lord
 
   Bill to confer further powers on the Football Licensing Authority and to amend its name; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
15
WRECK REMOVAL CONVENTION
[No debate]
Dr Thérèse Coffey
 
   Bill to implement the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
16
FINANCIAL SERVICES (UNFAIR TERMS IN CONSUMER CONTRACTS)
[No debate]
Lorely Burt
 
   Bill to ensure that ancillary pricing terms in personal financial services contracts can be assessed for fairness; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
17
FACE COVERINGS (REGULATION)
[No debate]
Mr Philip Hollobone
 
   Bill to regulate the wearing of certain face coverings; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
18
PROTECTION OF LOCAL SERVICES (PLANNING)
[No debate]
Nigel Adams
 
   Bill to enable local planning authorities to require planning permission prior to the demolition or change of use of premises or land used or formerly used to provide a local service; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
19
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, CRIME AND VICTIMS (AMENDMENT)
[No debate]
Sir Paul Beresford
 
   Bill to amend section 5 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 to include serious harm to a child or vulnerable adult; to make consequential amendments to the Act; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
20
SECURED LENDING REFORM
[No debate]
George Eustice
 
   Bill to make provision regarding the rights of secured debtors; to reform the rights of certain creditors to enforce their security; to make other provision regarding secured lending; and for connected purposes.
Formal first reading: no debate or decision.
   Note: Provision has been made for a Business of the House Motion to be moved at 7.00 pm (Standing Order No. 15).

Main Business
  indicates Government Business


21
PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY
[Until 7.00 pm]
The Prime Minister
 
   That this House has considered the matter of progress and prospects in energy efficiency.
Debate may continue until 7.00 pm.

At 7.00 pm
BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (TODAY)
[No debate]
The Prime Minister
 
   That, at this day’s sitting, proceedings on the Motion in the name of Sir George Young relating to Select Committees (Membership), may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 15).

22
SELECT COMMITTEES (MEMBERSHIP)
Sir George Young
 
   That the following amendments to Standing Order No. 152 (Select committees related to government departments) shall have effect for the remainder of the present Parliament:—
 
   In the table in paragraph (2), in the final column (Maximum members)
(1)   
leave out ‘11’ and insert ‘12’, in respect of:—
(a)   
the Defence Committee,
(b)   
the Justice Committee and
(c)   
the Welsh Affairs Committee;
(2)   
leave out ‘11’ and insert ‘13’ in respect of the Treasury Committee; and
(3)   
leave out ‘13’ and insert ‘14’ in respect of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.
   Debate may continue until any hour, if the 7.00 pm Business of the House Motion is agreed to.
23
BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (5 JULY)
[No debate after 7.00 pm]
Sir George Young
 
   That, at the sitting on Monday 5 July, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business) the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means may be entered upon at any hour, and may then be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours, after which the Speaker shall interrupt the business.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 7.00 pm.
24
BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (14 JULY)
[No debate after 7.00 pm]
Sir George Young
 
   That, at the sitting on Wednesday 14 July, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Theresa May relating to Police Grant Report not later than three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion; proceedings may continue, though opposed, after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.
If opposed, this item cannot be taken after 7.00 pm.
 
 
At the end of the sitting:
25
PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITION
[No debate]
 
   Dunstable Northern Bypass (Andrew Selous)
Presentation of petitions: no debate or decision (Standing Order No. 153).
 
26
ADJOURNMENT
 
   Proposed subject: A5 to M1 link (Andrew Selous).
   Debate may continue until 7.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).

COMMITTEES
GRAND COMMITTEE
1
Welsh Grand Committee
9.30 am
Room 14 (public)
 
2.30 pm
(public)
   In respect of the matter of the Government’s Legislative Programme as outlined in the Queen’s Speech and the Budget Statement as they relate to Wales.
SELECT COMMITTEE
2
Selection
5.00 pm
Room 13 (private)
OTHER
3
Speaker’s Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)
2.30 pm
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
 
2.50 pm
(public)
   Subject: Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).
   Witnesses: Sir Ian Kennedy, Chair, Andrew McDonald, Interim Chief Executive, and Philip Lloyd, Director of Corporate Services, Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: Trawlermen Compensation Scheme.
2
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer: Business plan of the United Kingdom Debt Management Office.
3
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Local government in Doncaster.
4
Secretary of State for Defence: Defence Support Group and Met Office Key Targets—Financial Year 2010-11.
5
Secretary of State for Justice: Family justice review.