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Weekly Information Bulletin: 24th July 2001

Business of the House of Commons
13 - 20 July 2001

Friday 13 July

The House sat at 9.30 am

Debate - on small firms on a motion for the adjournment of the House (motion withdrawn)

Adjournment - Mr David Heath on Government policy on retailing

The House rose at 1.49pm


Monday 16 July

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Legislation - Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill (All stages, agreed to, no debate, no division)

Debate - Motions to approve the membership of Select Committees (agreed to, with amendments, on division)

Debate - Motions to approve the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) Order 2001 and Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - John McDonnell on the Punjabi community in Britain

The House rose at 10.27pm


Tuesday 17 July

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Simon Hughes on community relations and unrest in urban communities

David Taylor on the implications of the private finance initiative

Mr James Clappison on police recruitment in Hertfordshire

Lynne Jones on housing in Birmingham

Mr George Osborne on the impact of aircraft noise around Manchester Airport

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Legislation - European Communities (Amendment) Bill (Committee - 2nd Day)

Adjournment - Mr David Amess on EU support for the regeneration of Southend

The House rose at 10.50pm


Wednesday 18 July

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Gareth R Thomas (Harrow West) on Credit Unions

Mr Peter Atkinson on the crisis in upland farming in the north

Dr Ashok Kumar on Operation Lancet

Sir Teddy Taylor on strikes on c2c rail line to Southend on Sea

Hugh Bayley on the Millennium Africa programme

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Legislation - European Communities (Amendment) Bill (Committee - 3rd Day & Report Stage) (Agreed to, on division)

Adjournment - Mr Martin Caton on civilian casualties at the British military training areas in Kenya

The House rose at 10.47pm


Thursday 19 July

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Mr Robin Cook, Leader of the House

Legislation - European Communities (Finance) Bill (Committee & Report Stage) (Agreed to, on division)

Debate - Motion to approve the Police (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2001 (Agreed to, no division)

Debate - Motions to approve the membership of Select Committees (Agreed to, on division)

Adjournment - Sir Patrick Cormack on the brewing industry and the Wolverhampton and Dudley Brewery

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Youth justice

The House rose at 6.48pm


Friday 20 July

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Debate - on a motion on the summer recess adjournment

Adjournment - Mr George Mudie on overseas visitors (appeals)

The House rose at 2.53pm

 
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