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Friday 20th January 2012 | 08:40
11.30am: Northern Ireland questions.
12.00 noon: Questions to the prime minister.
Ten minute rule motion: Statements of Taxation Bill (Ben Gummer, Con, Ipswich).
Motion to approve a European Union document relating to EU criminal policy.
Opposed private business: Consideration of the London Local Authorities Bill [Lords].
Presentation of a public petition on school builings (Runcorn) (Derek Twigg, Lab, Halton).
Adjournment debate on North Sea oil and gas taxation regime (Nicholas Soames, Con, Mid Sussex).
9:30am - 11:00am: UK-India trade (Stephen Hammond, Con, Wimbledon).
11:00am - 11:30am: Participation of Scottish armed forces personnel in a referendum on Scottish independence (Ben Wallace, Con, Wyre and Preston North).
2:30pm - 4:00pm: Postgraduate education (Barry Sheerman, Lab/Co-op, Huddersfield).
4:00pm - 4:30pm: Sponsored nurses and off-script tendering in stoma care (Jonathan Evans, Con, Cardiff North).
4:30pm - 5:00pm: Government policy on micro businesses (Anne Marie Morris, Con, Newton Abbot).
Science and Technology Committee (9.15am, Thatcher room).
Subject: Risk perception and energy infrastructure.
Witnesses: Tracey Brown, managing director, Sense about Science, Fiona Fox, director, Science Media Centre, and Mark Henderson, former science editor, The Times; Bob Brown, corporate director, Sedgemoor District Council, Richard Mayson, director of planning and external affairs for Nuclear New Build, EDF Energy, and Dr Rick Wylie, Applied Policy Sciences Unit, University of Central Lancashire (at 10.15am).
Education Committee (9.30am, room 15).
Subject: Attracting, training and retaining the best teachers.
Witnesses: Professor Chris Robertson, head, Institute of Education, University of Worcester, Dr Alison Kitson, Institute of Education, University of London; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ICAEW, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (at 10.10am); Dr Raphael Wilkins, president, Matthew Martin, chief executive officer and registrar, Professor Derek Bell, professor of education, The College of Teachers (at 10.50am).
Work and Pensions Committee (9.30am, Wilson room).
Subject: Automatic enrolment in workplace pensions and the National Savings Employment Trust.
Witnesses: Steve Webb MP, minister for pensions, Department for Work and Pensions.
Energy and Climate Change Committee (2.15pm, room 5).
Subject: Electricity market reform technical update.
Witnesses: Charles Hendry MP, minister of state, Department of Energy and Climate Change and officials.
Scottish Affairs Committee (2.15pm, room 6).
Subject: A robust grid for 21st Century Scotland.
Witnesses: Jane Fowler, chief officer responsible for emergency planning/civil contingencies, Argyll and Bute Council; Alistair Redman, sub postmaster, Isle Islay.
Treasury Committee (2.15pm, room 8).
Subject: Global imbalances.
Witnesses: Dr David Vines and Dr Linda Yueh, University of Oxford, and Dr Kerry Brown, Chatham House
European Scrutiny Committee (2.30pm, room 19).
Subject: Draft agreement on a unified patent court and draft statute.
Witnesses: Timothy Roberts, president, and Vicki Salmon, chair, Litigation Committee, Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys; Henry Carr, chair, Intellectual Property Bar Association; (at approx. 3.30pm) Dr Christian Gassauer-Fleissner, chairman of European Patents Lawyers Association.
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (2.30pm, Grimond room).
Subject: Fuel laundering and smuggling.
Witness: Chloe Smith MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (3.00pm, room 16).
Subject: Natural environment white paper.
Witnesses: Local Government Association, and Town and Country Planning Association; Professor David Hill, The Environment Bank Ltd (at 4.00pm).
Public Accounts Committee (3.15pm, room 15).
Subject: Care Quality Commission.
Witnesses: Mike Farrar, chief executive, NHS Confederation, Dr Anna Dixon, Kings Fund, Gary Fitzgerald, chief executive, Action of Elder Abuse, Peter Walsh, chief executive, Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA); Una O'Brien, permanent secretary, Department of Health, Cynthia Bower, chief executive, Care Quality Commission, Amanda Sherlock, director of operations, Care Quality Commission (at 4.00pm).
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee (2.00pm, room 9).
To consider the draft City of Manchester (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012.
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee (4.00pm, room 11).
To consider the draft City of Leeds (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012.