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Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th December 2001

Business of the House of Commons
10 - 14 December 2001

Monday 10 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions

Death of a Member - Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore)

Legislation - Tax Credits Bill (2nd Reading agreed to)

Programme Motion - Tax Credits Bill (agreed to, on division)

Adjournment - Mr John Bercow on the indefinite leave to remain in the UK of Yoko Sibthorp

The House rose at 10.41pm


Tuesday 11 December

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 10.00am and 1.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Ms Oona King on the humanitarian crisis in the Great Lakes region of Africa

Mr Richard Bacon on life long learning following the closure of individual learning accounts

Linda Gilroy on the future of the UK water industry

Mr Richard Page on financial support for British horse racing

Mr Mike Hall on the closure of the Office of National Statistics, Runcorn

The House sat 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Statement - Local Government White Paper - Mr Stephen Byers

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Sex Discrimination (Amendment) - Mr Robert Walter (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Debate - Estimates Day - Staging of the World Athletics Championships in the UK (until 7.00pm) followed by a debate on Waste Management Policy (1st Allotted Day) at 10.00 pm, the House agreed all outstanding estimates

Adjournment - Mr David Borrow on the potential dangers of the use of drinking glasses in pubs and clubs

The House rose at 10.32pm


Wednesday 12 December

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Hugo Swire on Regional Government in the South West

Mr Chris Mullin on Government plans for dealing with irresponsible landlords and anti-social tenants

Mr Peter Lilley on the future of maternity and children's services in Hertfordshire

Julie Morgan on the charitable status of the Children's Society

Miss Anne McIntosh on the implications of Railtrack's administration for the railway system

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Food Poverty (Eradication) - Mr Alan Simpson (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

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

Legislation - Consolidated Fund Bill (all Stages agreed to, no division)

Debate - on International Terrorism on a motion for the adjournment of the House (Motion withdrawn)

Legislation - Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Lords Amendments considered)

Adjournment - Andrew Selous on social services in Bedfordshire

The House rose at 1.59 pm


Thursday 13 December

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Private Members Bill - Euro and Sterling Choice (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Animal Health Bill (Remaining Stages)

Legislation - Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Lords Reasons considered)

Adjournment - Joan Ruddock on women's involvement in post Taliban government of Afghanistan

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Health Committee report on Public Health

The House rose at 1.00 pm


Friday 14 December

The House did not sit

 
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