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Weekly Information Bulletin: 10th November 2001

Business of the House of Commons
2 - 9 November 2001

Friday 2 November

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills:

Food Labelling Bill (Debate adjourned); Football Spectators Bill (Not moved) (2nd Readings)

See Public Bill List for new dates

Adjournment - Dr Julian Lewis Policing in Hampshire

The House rose at 3.00 pm


Monday 5 November

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Private Notice Question - Mrs Theresa May on Railtrack - Reply by Mr Stephen Byers

Legislation - Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [HL] (2nd Reading agreed to, no division)

Delegated Legislation - Motion to approve the draft Special Educational Needs Code of Practice (Agreed to, no division)

Debate - on a motion to establish the Liaison Committee (Motion, as amended, agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - John McDonnell on the current crisis in the aviation industry

The House rose at 8.18 pm


Tuesday 6 November

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Mark Prisk on the burden of regulation on small busines

Dr Stephen Ladyman on the Budd Report into gambling

Richard Younger-Ross on employment in South Devon

Jane Griffiths on electronic tagging of offenders

Mr Nicholas Soames on funding of the Princess Royal Hospital, Mid Sussex

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Movement of Farm Animals - Mr David Taylor (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Debate - on "The Crisis in the Government's Education and Life Long Learning Policies" on an Opposition Motion by Mr Damian Green (Negatived on division)

Amendment by Estelle Morris supporting the Government's plans for continued investment in and reform of education (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr Laurence Robertson on the explosion at Cleansing Services Group Ltd, Sandhurst

The House rose at 10.52 pm


Wednesday 7 November

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Bob Laxton on Gibraltar

Mr David Heath on the future of sub-post offices

Dr Ian Gibson on human cloning

Mr Henry Bellingham on Zimbabwe

Siobhain McDonagh on NHS provision of digital hearing aids

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Statements - 1) House of Lords Reform - Mr Robin Cook 2) WTO Ministerial Conference - Ms Patricia Hewitt

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Hospital Inspectorate - Mr Tony Baldry (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - International Development Bill [HL] (2nd Reading agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - Andy Burnham on equal value pay claims for colliery, cleaning and catering staff

The House rose at 10.29pm


Thursday 8 November

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Legislation - Export Control Bill (Remaining Stages, 2 new Clauses added, Amendments 1-25 made; 3rd Reading agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - Dr Richard Taylor on Kidderminster General Hospital

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.45pm

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Education and Employment Committee Reports - Higher Education: Access (HC 205 2000/01) and Higher Education: Student Retention (HC 124 2000/01)

The House rose at 7.30pm


Friday 9 November

The House sat at 9.30 am

Debate - Drugs Strategy on a motion for the adjournment

Adjournment - Mrs Helen Clark on racism in the treatment of mental health illness

 
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