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Weekly Information Bulletin: 1st December 2001

Business of the House of Commons
23 - 30 November 2001

Friday 23 November

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Age Equality Commission Bill (Negatived, no division); Copyright, Etc and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill (Agreed to, no division); Relationships (Civil Registration) Bill (Debate adjourned); Health (Air Travellers) Bill (objected to) (2nd Readings). See Public Bill List for new dates

Adjournment - John Cryer on the regulation of residential care homes for the elderly in Barking, Dagenham and Havering

The House rose at 3.00pm


Monday 26 November

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence

Legislation - Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Committee and Remaining Stages - some amendments made

Adjournment - Richard Younger-Ross on the promotion of Combined Heat and Power schemes

The House rose at 12.39am


Tuesday 27 November

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 09.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

John Robertson on the operation of the Scotland Act 1998

Mr Andrew Rosindell on Zimbabwe

Mr Frank Doran on telephone licensing in Aberdeen

Tom Brake on Govia Rail Services in South London

Mr Tom Clarke on compensation for retired miners

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Statement - Pre-Budget Report - Mr Gordon Brown

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Compulsory Voting - Mr Gareth R Thomas (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Employment Bill (2nd Reading - Amendment by Mr John Whittingdale, negatived on division, 2nd Reading agreed to on division)

Programme Motion - Employment Bill (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Miss Anne Begg on the Women Empowering Women scheme

The House rose at 11.09pm


Wednesday 28 November

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 1.59pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Peter Duncan on poverty in rural Scotland

Mr Michael Clapham on the regulation of self-employment in the construction industry.

Hugh Robertson on the Kent Ambulance Service

Mr Mike O'Brien on the university hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Steve Webb on the supply of affordable housing in South Gloucestershire

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Statements - (1) Benefit Uprating - Mr Alistair Darling (2) Civil Nuclear Liability - Ms Patricia Hewitt

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions) - Mr Graham Allen (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Civil Defence (Grant) Bill (2nd Reading agreed to, on division)

Delegated Legislation - 1) Draft Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 (agreed to on division) 2) Draft Health Professions Order 2001 (agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr George Osborne on the impact of foot and mouth disease in the Tatton constituency

The House rose at 10.30pm


Thursday 29 November

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Trade and Industry

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Allocation of Time Motion - Human Reproductive Cloning Bill [HL] (Agreed to, on division)

Legislation - Human Reproductive Cloning Bill [HL] (All Stages: 2nd Reading agreed to, no Amendments made, 3rd Reading agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - David Taylor Future of the UK hospice movement

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.35pm

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Public Administration Committee Report, Public Participation: Issues and Innovations [HC 373 2000/01]


Friday 30 November

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Home Energy Conservation Bill; Housing (Wales) Bill; Firearms (Amendment) Bill; Environmental Audit Bill; Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill; (2nd Readings)

Adjournment - Dr Andrew Murrison - Future of community hospitals

 
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