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Weekly Information Bulletin: 12th January 2002

Business of the House of Commons
8 - 11 January 2002

Tuesday 8 January

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Harry Cohen on London Underground

Andrew George on rural and island transport

Mr Brian H Donohoe on compensation from the Army for Barry Donnan

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on the future of Cirencester Hospital

Paul Farrelly on coal bed methane drilling in North Staffordshire

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Control of Fireworks - Mr Barry Gardiner (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill (2nd Reading agreed to, no division)

Programme Motion - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr Colin Challen on the impact of competition on postal services

The House rose at 10.47pm


Wednesday 9 January

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr John Redwood on the state of the railways

Linda Perham on Autism Awareness Year 2002

Mr David Heath on standard spending assessment for Somerset

Mr Jim Murphy on combating the drugs trade in Afghanistan

Mr Henry Bellingham on delays to the construction of trunk roads in Norfolk

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Right to Self-Employment - Mr Mark Prisk (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill (Not amended in Committee; 3rd Reading agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr David Tredinnick on the regulation of acupuncture

The House rose at 10.45pm


Thursday 10 January

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; General

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Statement - International Assistance Force (Kabul) - Mr Geoffrey Hoon

Debate - on House of Lords Reform on a Motion for the adjournment of the House (Motion lapsed)

Adjournment - Mr John Battle on the Armley asbestos compensation

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Science and Technology Committee Report on wave and tidal energy [HC 291 2000/01]

The House rose at 7.31pm


Friday 11 January

The House sat at 9.30 am

(The Bulletin goes to press before the actual proceedings on Friday are known)

Private Members' Bills:

Pension Annuities (Amendment) Bill; Children With Disabilities (Play Areas) Bill; Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing) Bill; Football Spectators Bill; Euro and Sterling Choice Bill; National Heritage Bill [HL] (2nd Readings)

Note: Consideration of Private Members' Bills may include a lengthy debate on the first-named Bill and sometimes debate on others listed. These Bills, and any not reached by 2.30pm may go through the stage named and further stages, if objections are not made.

Adjournment - Mr David Rendel on social service provision in West Berkshire

 
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