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Weekly Information Bulletin: 22nd December 2001

Business of the House of Commons
17 - 19 December 2001

Monday 17 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Home Office

Statement - European Council (Laeken) - Mr Tony Blair

Legislation - Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill (2nd Reading - Amendment by Mr Quentin Davies, negatived on division, 2nd Reading agreed to, no division)

Programme Motion - Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Dr Howard Stoate on the enforcement of employment rights

The House rose at 10.54pm


Tuesday 18 December

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Archy Kirkwood on the role of Post Office in delivery of E- Government

Derek Wyatt on the Barnett Formula

Mr Philip Hammond on the Home Office's handling of the relocation of Wolvercote Clinic

Paul Goggins on the operation of the planning system and public safety in Melbeck Park, Manchester

Mr John Burnett in the impact of foot and mouth in Devon

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Transport, Local Government and the Regions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Elections (Entitlement to Vote at Age 16) - Matthew Green (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Debate - on a Motion to make available the facilities of the House to Members who have chosen not to take their seats (Mr Keith Hill moved 'That the Question be now put' - agreed to on division. Amendments by Mr Quentin Davies and Rev. Ian Paisley negatived on division; Motion agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Miss Ann Widdecombe on parental choice for Kent Secondary Schools

The House rose at 11.35pm


Wednesday 19 December

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

John Robertson on Government policy on shipbuilding

Mr Christopher Chope on Camelot's licence

Mr Graham Allen on the Euro and Sterling

Mr Robert Syms on police funding in Dorset

Patrick Hall on the funding of Bedfordshire health services

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Private Notice Question - Mr Tim Yeo on the siting, purpose and funding of a national stadium - reply by Tessa Jowell

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath - Mr Kevin McNamara (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, on division)

Debate - on International Force (Kabul) on a motion on the Christmas recess adjournment

Adjournment - Mrs Helen Clark on Spina Bifida and folic acid

The House rose at 10.30pm

Christmas Recess

The House will return on the Tuesday 8 January 2002

 
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