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Health Secretary Virginia Bottomley is due to make an announcement on the fifth wave of NHS trusts. ...
Health Secretary Virginia Bottomley is due to make an announcement on the fifth wave of NHS trusts.

A large number of written announcements are expected. Of particular interest is likely to be the review of nuclear power, the new right to compensation for tenants' improvements and the parish constable initiative.

Other announcements are on: privatisation of British Rail infrastructure maintenance; the May Day bank holiday; the future of Red Star Parcels; business advice centres; companies' electricity generation and supply licenses; protecting orphan lambs in markets; light dues; charges for air navigation services; air travel delays.

Also on: students income and spending; controlled foreign companies; the review of Lord Chancellor's Departmental spending; protecting seals; use of 1190 volt equipment on building sites; International Labour Conference; 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two; ethnic monitoring of servicemen and women; Home Office travel documents; European Economic Area coming into force; NHS Supplies Authority; fishing one net rule.

The Treasury Committee is publishing its report on the role of the Bank of England. HM Inspectorate of Pollution report on nitrogen oxide emissions in the East Thames corridor.

Oral questions are on Treasury matters with questions to the Prime Minister at 3.15 pm.

main business is proceedings on the Social Security Contributions Bill.

In the House of Lords main business is insurance regulations and the Second Reading of the Dog Control and Welfare Bill.

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