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Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th April 2001

Forthcoming Business of the House of Commons
30 April - 4 May 2001

Monday 30 April

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport; Church Commissioners and Public Accounts Commission

Legislation - Rating (Former Agricultural Premises and Rural Shops) Bill (2nd Reading)

Adjournment - Mr Stephen Hepburn on compensation for asbestos-related diseases


Tuesday 1 May

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

09:30 - 11:00 Mr George Stevenson Rail investment
11:00 - 12:30 Mr Andrew Robathan HIV/AIDS in the developing world
12:30 - 13:00 Mr Ian Cawsey GM crop trial at Low Burnham
13:00 - 13:30 Mr David Heath Maintenance of listed buildings
13:30 - 14:00 Mr Peter Bradley NHS and the drugs industry

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Transport of Farm Animals - Dr Nick Palmer

Legislation - Social Security Fraud Bill [HL] (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment - Mr Anthony Steen on EU policy on motorway construction and noise pollution


Wednesday 2 May

The House will sit in Westminster hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members Debates

09:30 - 11:00 Mr Robert Maclennan Future of the Regional Arts Boards
11:00 - 12:30 Dr Norman A Godman The Common Fisheries Policy
12:30 - 13:00 Mr Graham Brady Political bias in NHS appointments
13:00 - 13:30 Mr Austin Mitchell Dispersal of asylum seekers and refugees to North East Lincolnshire
13:30 - 14:00 Mr Tom Brake Impact of Government policies on the availability of school places in the London Borough of Sutton

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Bereavement Payments (Entitlement Conditions) (Amendment) - Mr Roger Gale

Debate - on a motion to approve Standing Orders relating to the Regulatory Reform Act

Private Legislation - The Chairman of Ways and Means has named for consideration at 7.00pm - City of London/ Ward Elections - Opposed Private Business

Debate - on a Motion relating to the establishment of a working group on provision for former Members.

Adjournment - Mr Jim Cunningham on school closures in Coventry


Thursday 3 May

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Trade and Industry

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - on the International Development White Paper: Making Globalisation Work for the Poor on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Sir John Stanley on the March 2001 Special Commission meeting on the Hague Convention on Child Abduction

The House will also sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Home Affairs Select Committee 1st Report, Border Controls, HC 163


Friday 4 May

The House will not be sitting


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Commons Also Announced
7 - 11 May 2001

Monday 7 May

Bank Holiday - The House will not be sitting


Tuesday 8 May

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 10.00am and 1.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates**

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Scotland; Advocate General; Lord Chancellor's Dept.; President of the Council;

House of Commons Commission

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Discrimination Against Older People - Mr Roger Berry

Legislation - Private Security Industry Bill [HL] (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment -*


Wednesday 9 May

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates**

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Age Discrimination - Mr Quentin Davies

Legislation - International Criminal Court Bill [HL] (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment -*


Thursday 10 May

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - on an Opposition Motion Debate, subject to be announced (9th Allotted day)

Adjournment -*

The House will also sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Creative industries


Friday 11 May

The House will sit at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Christmas Day (Trading) Bill; National Lottery (Amendment) Bill; Air Travellers (Provision Of Health Information) Bill;

Organic Food and Farming Targets Bill; Secret Societies (Registration of Membership) Bill; Crystal Palace Bill;

Extension of Summer Time Bill; Age Equality Commission Bill; Street Works Bill; Regulation of Debt Management and Credit Repair Services Bill (Second Readings)

Adjournment -*

* Details known on previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** Details known on previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

 
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