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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th December 2001

Business of the House of Commons
30 November - 7 December 2001

Friday 30 November

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Home Energy Conservation Bill (agreed to, no division); Housing (Wales) Bill (debate adjourned); Firearms (Amendment) Bill (objected to); Environmental Audit Bill (objected to); Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill (objected to) (2nd Readings)

See Public Bill List for new dates

Adjournment - Dr Andrew Murrison - Future of community hospitals

The House rose at 3.00pm


Monday 3 December

The House will sit at 2.30pm

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

Legislation - Land Registration Bill (2nd Reading agreed to formally, following debate in 2nd Reading Committee, HC 414 2001/02)

Debate - on an Opposition Motion by Mr Tim Collins on the Government's record on the compilation and dissemination of Information (Negatived on division)

Amendment by Mrs Barbara Roche welcoming the Government's determination to uphold the highest standards of integrity and honesty in public life (Agreed to, on division)

Debate on an Opposition Motion by Mr Michael Howard on the Funding of Public Services (Negatived on division)

Amendment by Mr Gordon Brown welcoming the Pre-Budget Report with its emphasis on delivering high-quality public service (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Dr Ashok Kumar on the inspection of Belmont Primary School

The House rose at 11.01pm


Tuesday 4 December

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Chris Grayling on the state of the teaching profession

John Mann on the financial impact of the foot and mouth crisis in the countryside

Mrs Gillian Shephard on Rhizomania in East Anglia

Mr Austin Mitchell on house improvement grants in North East Lincolnshire

Dr John Pugh on road links and hospital re-organisation

The House will sit at 2.30pm

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

Statement - Local Government Finance (England) 2002/03 - Mr Stephen Byers

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Health (Patients' Rights) - Mr Graham Brady (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Education Bill (2nd Reading - Amendment by Mr Damian Green negatived on division, 2nd Reading agreed to on division)

Programme Motion - Education Bill (agreed to on division)

Business Motion - Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Motion moved by Mr Paul Tyler 'That the House sit in private', agreed to - debate adjourned)

Adjournment - Andrew Selous on social services in Bedfordshire

The House rose at 1.41pm


Wednesday 5 December

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Helen Jones on celebrating public services

Mr Elfyn Llwyd on the operation of the Government of Wales Act 1998

Gareth Thomas (Clwyd West) on the extension of the gas network

Norman Lamb on school transport

Mr Iain Coleman on Government policy on rent restructuring

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Private Notice Question - Mr Menzies Campbell on the Middle East - Reply by Mr Jack Straw

Statement - Police Reform - Mr David Blunkett

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) - Mr Neil Gerrard (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Business Motion - Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Agreed to on division)

Debate - on European Affairs on a motion for the adjournment of the House (Motion lapsed)

Adjournment - Mr Kevan Jones on the appointment of the Chairman of the North Durham NHS Trust

The House rose at 10.29pm


Thursday 6 December

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Statement - Health Authority Resource Allocations - Mr Alan Milburn

Debate - on the Common Fisheries Policy reform and Sustainable Fisheries on a motion for the adjournment of the House (Motion lapsed)

Adjournment - Mr Crispin Blunt on HM Prison Downview

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Foreign Affairs Committee Report, Government Policy towards the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the wider region following the fall of Milosevic [HC 246 2000/01]

The House rose at 7.29pm


Friday 7 December

The House did not sit.

 
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