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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th February 2002

Forthcoming Business of the House of Commons
25 February - 1 March 2002

Monday 25 February

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport; Church Commissioners; Public Accounts Commission and Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

Legislation - Homelessness Bill (Lords Amendments)

Delegated Legislation - Motions relating to the Draft Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2002 and the Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2002

Adjournment - Mr Oliver Letwin on agriculture in West Dorset


Tuesday 26 February

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

09:30 - 11:00 Mr Gordon Prentice on Lancashire County Council care homes
11:00 - 12:30 Miss Julie Kirkbride on the MMR vaccine
12:30 - 13:00 Mr David Miliband on employees made redundant by companies in receivership
13:00 - 13:30 Mr James Gray on the future of RAF Lyneham
13:30 - 14:00 Joyce Quin on the gynaecological treatment of women patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead between 1978 and 1997

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Health Reform (Education and Public Involvement) - Mr Jim Cunningham

Legislation - Proceeds of Crime Bill (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment - Mr Mohammad Sarwar on South Asia


Wednesday 27 February

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

09:30 - 11:00Mr Peter Atkinson on safety of meat imports
11:00 - 12:30Mr Harold Best on flood protection and planning in Yorkshire
12:30 - 13:00Mr David Cameron on the N.H.S. and Social Services in Oxfordshire
13:00 - 13:30Laura Moffatt on the care of the elderly in Crawley
13:30 - 14:00Tom Brake on Government action to tackle graffiti

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Fireworks - Joan Ryan

Legislation - Proceeds of Crime Bill (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment - Mr David Heath on the reform of the Public Entertainment Licence


Thursday 28 February

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Debate - on Welsh affairs on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Ms Diane Abbott on crime with firearms in London

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - International Development Committee report on the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the surrounding region


Friday 1 March

Debate - the achievements of the National Lottery on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Dr Jenny Tonge on the treatment of chest diseases by the N.H.S.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Commons Also Announced
4 - 8 March 2002

Monday 4 March

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions

Legislation - Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment - Mr Jim Murphy on Government policy towards countries providing support for terrorist organisations


Tuesday 5 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates**

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Transport. Local Government and the Regions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Animal Welfare (Journey to Slaughter) - Mr Andrew Turner

Debate - Opposition Day (11th Allotted Day) subject to be announced, Motions will be in the names of the Scottish National Party and Plaid Cymru

Adjournment -*


Wednesday 6 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates**

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister - Mr Panjit Dhanda

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Criminal Evidence (Prohibition of Sale)

Legislation - Office of Communications Bill [HL] (Remaining Stages)

Adjournment -*


Thursday 7 March

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Debate - Estimates Day (2nd Allotted Day) "Policy on environmental taxation" followed by a debate on "The deployment of Ministry of Defence resources in the war against terrorism" - at 7.00pm the House will be asked to agree all outstanding estimates

Adjournment -*

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Increasing access to heritage attractions


Friday 8 March

Debate - on Police on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment -*

* Details known on previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** Details known on previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

 
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