House of Commons
Order of Business Monday 3 September 2012
+ indicates Government business.
Timings are indicative only.
House of Commons
Order of Business
At 2.30 pm Prayers
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 Education
1 Nadine Dorries (Mid Bedfordshire): What progress his Department has made on steps to improve the protection of children in care from sexual exploitation. (118461)
2 Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford): What progress his Department has made on steps to speed up the adoption process. (118462)
3 Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): What plans his Department has for childcare; and if he will make a statement. (118464)
4 John Woodcock (Barrow and Furness): What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of young people who are not in education, employment or training. (118465)
5 Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West): What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of young people who are not in education, employment or training. (118466)
6 Alison McGovern (Wirral South): What plans his Department has for school meals; and if he will make a statement. (118467)
7 Hugh Bayley (York Central): What proportion of students at state schools in York achieved five or more GCSEs at (a) grade A* to C and (b) grades A* to E in 2012. (118468)
8 John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington): What plans his Department has for school meals; and if he will make a statement. (118469)
9 Emma Reynolds (Wolverhampton North East): What plans he has for the future of GCSEs; and if he will make a statement. (118470)
10 Christopher Pincher (Tamworth): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the role of the cadet forces in schools. (118471)
11 Mr Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith): What steps his Department is taking to reform youth services to meet the needs of local communities. (118472)
12 Mr Rob Wilson (Reading East): What steps he is taking to improve the attainments of the most able pupils in mathematics. (118473)
13 Karl McCartney (Lincoln): What steps he is taking to ensure the development of sport in schools. (118474)
14 Mr John Leech (Manchester, Withington): What recent representations he has received on the campaign for an apology to victims of forced adoption. (118475)
15 Charlie Elphicke (Dover): What progress his Department has made on steps to speed up the adoption process. (118476)
16 Mr Robin Walker (Worcester): What plans he has for the future level of the pupil premium. (118477)
17 Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North): What plans his Department has for school meals; and if he will make a statement. (118478)
18 Claire Perry (Devizes): What level of response the UK Council for Child Internet Safety received to its consultation on parental internet controls. (118481)
19 Chi Onwurah (Newcastle Upon Tyne Central): What measures he has put in place to prevent the sale of Academy school sports playing fields. (118482)
20 Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): What assessment he has made of the effect of the English Baccalaureate on take-up of core subjects. (118483)
21 Chris Williamson (Derby North): What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of young people who are not in education, employment or training. (118484)
22 Gavin Shuker (Luton South): What steps his Department is taking to reform youth services to meet the needs of local communities. (118485)
At 3.15 pm
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Education
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
T1 Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. (118486)
T2 Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd): (118487)
T3 Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): (118488)
T4 Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington): (118489)
T5 Andrew Stephenson (Pendle): (118490)
T6 Emma Reynolds (Wolverhampton North East): (118491)
T7 Alex Cunningham (Stockton North): (118492)
T8 Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford): (118493)
T9 Steve Baker (Wycombe): (118494)
T10 Robert Halfon (Harlow): (118495)
At 3.30 pm Urgent Questions (if any)
Ministerial Statements (if any)
† indicates Government Business
† 1 EUROPEAN UNION (APPROVAL OF TREATY AMENDMENT DECISION) BILL [LORDS]: Second Reading. [Until 10.00 pm]
Debate may continue until 10.00 pm.
† 2 EUROPEAN UNION (APPROVAL OF TREATY AMENDMENT DECISION) BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME) [No debate]
Secretary William Hague
That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [Lords]:
1. The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
Proceedings in Committee, on Consideration and Third Reading
2. Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken in two days in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.
3. Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the second day.
4. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
5. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House, to any proceedings on consideration or to proceedings on Third Reading.
6. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.
To be decided without debate (Standing Order No. 83A(7)).
At the end of the sitting:
Proposed subject: Abuse of persons with learning disabilities (Mr Tom Clarke).
Debate may continue until 10.30 pm or for half an hour, whichever is later (Standing Order No. 9).
European Committee B
Room 10 (public)
To consider European Union Documents No. 5754/6/12, relating to an amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, and No. 11846/11, relating to a draft Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis.
European Committee B
Room 12 (public)
To consider European Union Document No. 8552/12, relating to a Commission Communication on the External Dimension of European Union Social Security Co-ordination.
Communities and Local Government
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (private)
Subject: Pre-appointment Hearing for the Chair of the Audit Commission.
Witness: Jeremy Newman, the Government’s preferred candidate for Chair of the Audit Commission.
Room 16 (private)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]
Written Ministerial Statements to be made today
1Attorney General: Use of the FOI Ministerial Veto.
2Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Work of the Department during the Summer Recess.
3Secretary of State for Defence: Armed Forces Pay Review Body appointment.
4Secretary of State for Defence: Framework agreement for technical support.
5Secretary of State for Education: Special educational needs reform.
6Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Extradition proceedings against Mr Julian Assange.
7Secretary of State for Justice: Publication of Transforming Services in the Office of the Public Guardian: A Consultation.
8Secretary of State for Transport: Rail franchising.
9Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Co-ordination of social security schemes.