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Weekly Information Bulletin: 27th January 2001

Business of the House of Commons
22 - 26 January 2001

Monday 22 January

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport; Church Commissioners

Legislation - Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill (Amendment by Dr Liam Fox, negatived on division, 2nd Reading agreed to on division)

Programme Motion - Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill (Agreed to on division)

Money Resolution - Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr Patrick Nicholls Work permits: the case of Miss Aura Sabadus

The House rose at 12.04am


Tuesday 23 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Tony Colman on aviation policy

Mr Jeffrey Donaldson on Government funding for victims of crime in Northern Ireland

Mr Clive Efford on energy efficiency in commercial buildings

Mr Tim Collins the future of the Helme Chase Maternity unit at the Westmorland General Hospital

Mr Andrew Mackinlay on c2c and Thurrock Rail services

Dr Julian Lewis on NATO, deterrence and an EU rapid reaction force

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Legislation - Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill (Amendment by Mr Howard Flight negatived on division, 2nd Reading agreed to on division)

Programme Motion - Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill (Agreed to on division)

Debate - on a motion that Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 13 named Fridays (Agreed to, no division)

Debate - on a motion relating to the establishment of an inquiry into the deaths of patients of Harold Shipman (Agreed that a Tribunal be established under the Tribunals of Inquiry (Evidence) Act 1921)

Delegated Legislation - Motion to annul the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/3273) (Negatived on division)

Debate - on a motion to appoint additional Deputy Speakers at sittings in Westminster Hall (Debate adjourned)

Adjournment Debate - Mr Jim Murphy on the European Commission proposed reform of football transfers

The House rose at 10.28pm


Wednesday 24 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 1.55pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Dr Ashok Kumar on the future of manufacturing in the Northern Region

Mr David Tredinnick on the House of Lords Science and Technology report on complementary medicine

Derek Wyatt on Sheppey Community Hospital

Mr Peter Viggers on defence medical services

Mr Christopher Leslie on hospital services in the Bradford district

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Debate - on an Opposition Motion by Mr David Heathcoat-Amory on the continuing job losses in the manufacturing industry. (Negatived on division)

Amendment by Mr Stephen Byers welcoming the measures this Government has taken to help manufacturing businesses. (Agreed to on division)

Debate - on an Opposition Motion by Dr Liam Fox noting the failure of the Government's public health policy. (Negatived on division)

Amendment by Mr Alan Milburn condemning the failure of Conservative governments to acknowledge health inequality. (Agreed to on division) - 2nd Allotted Day

Adjournment - Mr Paul Burstow on planning guidance for mobile phone masts

The House rose at 11.01pm


Thursday 25 January

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - on Fisheries on a motion for the adjournment of the House (Motion lapsed)

Adjournment - Mr Russell Brown on bus employees' superannuation trust pensions

The House also sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Meeting the basic skills challenge

The House rose at 7.24pm


Friday 26 January

The House sat at 9.30 am

Debate - on Rural and Urban White Papers on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Bob Russell on the role of volunteers in promoting social inclusion

 
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