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Wednesday 14 December 2011

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral Questions

Cabinet Office, including Topical Questions

12:00pm Prime Minister's Question Time
Ten Minute Rule Motion - Priti Patel

Victims of Crime (Code of Practice)


Standing Orders relating to Ways and Means; and Supply


Scrutiny of draft orders under the Public Bodies Bill [HL]


Opposition day [Unallotted day] – Subject to be announced

Adjournment - Paul Blomfield

Pedestrian access through railway stations

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Andrew Rosindell

Role of zoos in regional economic development

11:00am - 11:30am Guto Bebb

Government policy on Israel

2:30pm - 4:00pm Kelvin Hopkins

Educational support for dyslexia

4:00pm - 4:30pm Jessica Morden


4:30pm - 5:00pm Dr Sarah Wollaston

Alcohol taxation

General Committee

Time Business
9:30am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Live Music Bill [HL] Committee

to consider the Bill

Select Committee

Time Business
9:15am - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology

The Census and social science - Professor Tim Allen, Local Government Association, Aleks Collingwood, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Professor David Martin, Royal Statistical Society, and Professor Phil Rees, Royal Geographical Society; Adrian Alsop, Director of Research and International Strategy, and Jeremy Neathey, Deputy Director of Policy, Economic and Social Research Council, Glen Watson, Census Director, and Peter Benton, Deputy Director, Office for National Statistics (at 10.00 a.m.)

9:45am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Scottish Affairs

The Crown Estate in Scotland - Rt Hon Michael Moore, Secretary of State for Scotland: David Mundell, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland and Chloe Smith, Economic Secretary to the Treasury.

10:00am - To be confirmed Work and Pensions

Automatic enrolment in workplace pensions and the National Savings Employment Trust - National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

10:10am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Environmental Audit

Green Economy - Janice Munday, Director, Advanced Manufacturing and Services, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; Peter Schofield, Director, Enterprise and Growth, HM Treasury; Mallika Ishwaran, Chief Economist, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs; Andrew Lawrence, Director, Strategy and Sustainability, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Steven Fries, Chief Economist, Department of Energy and Climate Change

10:45am - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology

Follow up to Engineering in government - Professor Sir John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Adviser

2:30pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs

Fuel laundering and smuggling - Bill Williamson, Acting Director of Excise, Customs, Stamps & Money, John Whiting, Assistant Director, Criminal Investigation, and Alan Lee, Regional Director for Criminal Investigation, HM Revenue and Customs

2:30pm - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Scottish Affairs

Health and Safety in Scotland - Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland QC and Elaine Taylor, Head of the Health and Safety Division, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal

3:15pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts

Managing preparations for the Olympics - (at 3.15pm)Jonathan Stephens, Permanent Secretary, DCMS, Paul Deighton, Chief Executive, LOGOC, Dame Helen Ghosh,Permanent Secretary, Home Office, Peter Hendy, Commissioner, Transport for London (at 4.00pm) Jonathan Stephens, Permanent Secretary, DCMS, Andrew Altman, Chief Executive, Olympic Park Legacy Company,

3:30pm - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Treasury

Independent Commission on Banking - Peter Sands, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank; Bob Diamond, Chief Executive, and Antony Jenkins, Chief Executive, Retail and Business Banking, Barclays PLC

4:00pm - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Greening the Common Agricultural Policy - Professor Charles Godfray, University of Oxford

4:15pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Communities and Local Government

The performance of the Department for Communities and Local Government in 2010–11 - Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister for Decentralisation and Cities and Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Housing and Local Development, Department for Communities and Local Government

5:05pm - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Transport

Autumn Economic Statement: Transport - Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State, and Steve Gooding, Director General, Domestic Transport, Department for Transport

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
3:00pm Oral Questions - Baroness Quin

Legislation to strengthen measures against pre-trial publicity

Oral Questions - Lord Dubs

The quality and standard of housing for the families of members of the armed forces

Oral Questions - Lord Haskel

Encouraging shared ethical values and long-term stewardship in UK businesses

Oral Questions - Lord Naseby

Procedures of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Legislation - Lord Pearson of Rannoch

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) Bill [HL] - Committee of the whole House - Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Short Debate - Baroness Tyler of Enfield

Promoting and measuring wellbeing and the role public policy should play in shaping national wellbeing

Legislation - Lord Freud

Welfare Reform Bill - Report stage (Day 2) - Lord Freud

Grand Committee

Time Business
3:45pm Orders and Regulations - Lord Marland

Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions and Community Energy Saving) (Amendment) Order 2011

Orders and Regulations - Lord Henley

Elected Local Policing Bodies (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2011; Local Policing Bodies (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2011; Accession (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Constitution

- This is a private meeting.

10:30am - Room 3A, Palace of Westminster Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)

- This is a private meeting.

3:35pm - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Justice and Institutions (EU Sub-Committee E)

The EU's policy on criminal procedure - (at 3.40pm) Jodie Blackstock, Director of Criminal and EU Justice Policy, JUSTICE; Ana Odby, the Law Society; Ilias Anagnostopoulos, CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe).

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