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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th March 2001

Business of the House of Commons
9 -16 March 2001

Friday 9 March

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

High Hedges Bill (2nd Reading agreed to); Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill (Debate adjourned): See Public Bill List for new dates

Adjournment Debate - Mr Dennis MacShane on foreign language teaching: Nuffield languages report

The House rose at 2.58pm


Monday 12 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Home Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Air Travellers (Provision of Health Information) - Mr John Smith (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Debate - Budget resolutions and economic situation (3rd Day)

Legislation - Motion on Criminal Justice and Police Bill (Agreed to, on division)

Adjournment - Mr David Prior on redevelopment of Cromer Hospital

The House rose at 2.32am


Tuesday 13 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Stephen Day on the staging of international sporting events

Mr Ian Stewart on community radio

Mr Andrew George on provision of acute hospital services in remote rural areas

Mr Tom Clarke on administration in Scotland of compensation for retired miners

Mr Tony Baldry on the impact of benefit regulation on respite care

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Recycling (Doorstep Collection) - Mr Paul Marsden (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Debate - Budget resolutions and economic situation conclusion (4th and final Day) (Agreed to, on division)

Delegated Legislation - Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2001 (Division deferred until 14th March - Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr Alan W Williams on NACODS (South Wales area) levy on miners compensation

The House rose at 2.34am


Wednesday 14 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Ben Bradshaw on rail services between London and the Southwest

Mr Howard Flight on the Coram Foundation and associated legal problems

Mr Eric Joyce on safety of children alighting from school buses

Mr Christopher Chope on home energy efficiency scheme

Mr Andrew Bennett on the award of a service medal to those who served in the Suez Canal Zone 1951-54

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Private Notice Question - Mr Peter Ainsworth on Rural Tourism (Foot and Mouth) - Reply Mr Chris Smith

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Bribery of Foreign Public Officials - Mr Tony Colman (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Criminal Justice and Police Bill (Remaining Stages: New Clause added, Amendments 44-52 made,

3rd Reading agreed to, no division)

Delegated Legislation - Weights and Measures (Metrication Amendments) Regulations 2001(Agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - Mr Robert Jackson on planning criteria in Oxfordshire

The House rose at 11.54pm


Thursday 15 March

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Employment

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - Foot and Mouth Disease - Mr Nick Brown

Debate - Estimates Day (2nd Allotted Day) Foreign Affairs Committee Report on Weapons of Mass Destruction, then at 7.00pm the House will be asked to agree the Spring Supplementary Estimates, Votes on account, Excess Votes and Defence Votes A (Agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - Dr Ian Gibson on the future of the footwear industry in Norwich

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Social Security Committee Report on Housing Benefit

The House rose at 7.30pm


Friday 16 March

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

The Bulletin goes to press before the actual proceedings on Friday are known

Christmas Day (Trading) Bill; Transplant of Human Organs Bill; Private Dental Practitioners Bill; Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill; Licensed Victualling (Regulation of Hours) Bill; Rail Passenger Services Bill; Pension Annuities (Amendment) Bill; Vaccination of Children (Parental Choice) Bill; Outworking Bill; Climate Change Bill (2nd Readings)

Note: Consideration of Private Members' Bills may include a lengthy debate on the first-named Bill and sometimes debate on others listed. These Bills, and any not reached by 2.30pm may go through the stage named and further stages, if objections are not made.

Adjournment - Mr John Wilkinson on secondary school education in West London

 
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