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.
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.