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Tuesday 6 March 2012

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions

HM Treasury, including Topical Questions

Presentation of Bill - Martin Caton

Planning Applications (Appeals by Town and Parish Councils)

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Mr Gareth Thomas

Energy Generation (Planning and Right to Invest)


Reasoned Opinion on procurements by public entities

Adjournment - Alok Sharma

Rail ticketing and overcrowding

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Neil Carmichael

Government policy on manufacturing and engineering

11:00am - 12:30pm Austin Mitchell

Supply of council and social housing

12:30pm - 1:00pm Jake Berry

Rossendale rail link

1:00pm - 1:30pm Yvonne Fovargue

Effect of changes to legal aid on the not-for-profit advice sector

1:30pm - 2:00pm Stephen Williams

Operation of the Sustainable Communities Act 2007

General Committee

Time Business
10:30am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Civil Aviation Bill Committee

to consider the Bill

10:30am - Room 12, Palace of Westminster Financial Services Bill Committee

to consider the Bill

4:30pm - Room 10, Palace of Westminster European Committee C

European Union Document No. 15243/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a draft regulation laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No.1083/2006

4:30pm - Room 14, Palace of Westminster First Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and the draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

Select Committee

Time Business
10:05am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Transport

Road Safety - Mike Penning MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport

10:10am - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Energy and Climate Change

Low-carbon growth links with China - Professor Samuel Fankhauser, Grantham Institute, Professor Trevor Davies and Professor Corinne Le Quere, University of East Anglia; E3G, Chatham House (at 10.50 a.m.); Sandbag and International Energy Agency (at 11.30 a.m.)

10:30am - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Health

Education, training and workforce planning - Rt Hon Simon Burns MP, Minister of State for Health, Jamie Rentoul, Director of Workforce Development, and Dr Patricia Hamilton CBE, Director of Medical Education, Department of Health.

10:30am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Justice

The budget and structure of the MoJ - Frances Done CBE, Chair, and John Drew, Chief Executive, Youth Justice Board; Peter Handcock CBE, Chief Executive, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service (at 11.15am)

10:30am - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Public Administration

Business Appointments Rules - Sir Christopher Kelly, Chairman, Committee on Standards in Public Life (10.30am) Professor David Miller, Spinwatch and Chandrashekhar Krishnan, Executive Director, Transparency International UK (11.30am)

10:30am - Room 5, Palace of Westminster International Development

Aid Under Pressure: Support For Development Assistance in a Global Economic Downturn - Stephen O'Brien MP, Minister of State, DFID Anthony Smith, Director of International Relations, DFID

11:00am - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Water White Paper - The Environment Agency; Consumer Council for Water (at 12 noon)

11:00am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Transport

Flight time limitations - Mick Spencer, Consultant, M. B. Spencer Ltd

2:20pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Joint Committee on Human Rights

The Justice and Security Green Paper - John Wadham, Legal Director, EHRC and Eric Metcalfe (2.20pm); The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP; James Brokenshire MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Crime and Security, Home Office (3.00pm)

4:00pm - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Liaison

Evidence from the Prime Minister - Rt Hon David Cameron MP

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions - Lord Berkley

Impact of increases in demand and demand for the new Great Western franchise

Oral Questions

Anti-Semitic incidents in universities

Oral Questions

Reduction in applications for language courses at UK universities

Oral Questions

Provision of accommodation for Gypsies and Travellers in the UK

Legislation - Earl Howe

Grand Committee

Select Committee

Time Business
10:30am - Room 4, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology

Science and Heritage: Follow-up - (at 10.35am) Dr Edward Impey, Director, Heritage Protection and Planning, English Heritage; Sarah Staniforth, Historic Properties Director, National Trust; Dr Michael Dixon, Director, Natural History Museum; and (at 11.30am) Nancy Bell, The National Archives; Alison Richmond, Chief Executive, Institute for Conservation; and Dr David Saunders, Keeper, Dept of Conservation and Scientific Research, British Museum.

10:30am - Room 3, Palace of Westminster Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (EU Sub-Committee A)

- This is a private meeting.

2:00pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster Joint Committee on Human Rights

- (at 2.20pm) John Wadham, Legal Director, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), and Eric Metcalfe; and (at 3.00pm) the Rt. Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; and James Brokenshire MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Crime and Security, Home Office.

2:00pm - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Communications

- This is a private meeting.

3:15pm - Room 3, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I

Higher Education in STEM Subjects - (at 3.25pm) Anthony McClaran, Chief Executive, The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA); Professor Craig Mahoney, Chief Executive, Higher Education Academy; Ellen Pearce, Director, Vitae; and (at 4.20pm) Dr Caroline Sudworth, Higher Education Manager, Cogent; Dr Mark Downs, Chief Executive, the Society of Biology; and Dr Rob Best, Chartered Engineer, Chartered Chemical Engineer.

3:30pm - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Economic Affairs

- This is a private meeting.

4:00pm - Room 4, Palace of Westminster European Union

The EU Financial Framework from 2014 - (at 4.10pm) Mike Glycopantis, Deputy Director, (International and Europe Group), Alex Skinner, Deputy Director, (International and Europe Group, Head of the European Union Institutions and Poilcy Team), and Brendan Bayley (EUIP Team, Head of Agriculture and Regional Policy Branch), HM Treasury.

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