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Photo of Mr John MacGregor Mr John MacGregor Chair, Privileges Committee, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House Lords (Privy Council Office), Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) 3:31 pm, 6th December 1990

The business for next week will be as follows:

MONDAY 10 DECEMBER—Second Reading of the Road Traffic Bill.

The Chairman of Ways and Means will name opposed private business for consideration at 7 o'clock.

TUESDAY II DECEMBER—There will be a debate on the Gulf crisis on a motion for the Adjournment of the House.

Motion to amend schedule 1 of the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.

WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER—Opposition Day (2nd Allotted Day). There will be a debate on an Opposition motion entitled "The Deepening Economic Recession".

Motion to take note of EC document relating to non-standard employment. Details will be given in the Official Report.

Motion to take note of EC document relating to a research and development programme on information technology. Details will be given in the Official Report.

THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER—Estimates Day (1st Allotted Day) (first part). There will be a debate on class IV, vote 2, Department of Trade and Industry, so far as it relates to investigations under the Companies Act and the Financial Services Act.

There will be a debate on fisheries on a Government motion.

At 10 o'clock, the House will be asked to agree the civil and defence votes on account and the outstanding winter supplementary estimates.

FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER—There will be a debate on Her Majesty's Government's progress in assisting economic reform and addressing environment and population issues in the developing world, on a motion for the Adjournment of the House.

MONDAY 17 DECEMBER—Proceedings in Committee on the Criminal Justice Bill on new clauses relating to capital punishment.

The House will wish to know that, subject to the progress of business, I now propose that the House should rise for the Christmas Adjournment on Thursday 20 December until Monday 14 January.