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Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd March 2002

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

Monday 25 February

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Statement - Yarl's Wood Fire - Mr David Blunkett

Legislation - Homelessness Bill (Lords Amendments - agreed to)

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

Adjournment - Mr Oliver Letwin on agriculture in West Dorset

The House rose at 10.18pm


Tuesday 26 February

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Gordon Prentice on Lancashire County Council care homes

Miss Julie Kirkbride on the MMR vaccine

Mr David Miliband on employees made redundant by companies in receivership

Mr James Gray on the future of RAF Lyneham

Joyce Quin on the gynaecological treatment of women patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead between 1978 and 1997

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Statement - Resignation of Martin Sixsmith - Mr Stephen Byers

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

Programme Motion - Proceeds of Crime Bill - agreed to

Legislation - Proceeds of Crime Bill (Report Stage - amendments made, some amendments negatived on division)

Adjournment - Mr Mohammad Sarwar on South Asia

The House rose at 11.16pm


Wednesday 27 February

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Peter Atkinson on safety of meat imports

Mr Harold Best on flood protection and planning in Yorkshire

Mr David Cameron on the N.H.S. and Social Services in Oxfordshire

Laura Moffatt on the care of the elderly in Crawley

Tom Brake on Government action to tackle graffiti

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Presentation of Bill - Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) - Mr Frank Field

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Fireworks - Joan Ryan (Motion for leave to bring in, agreed to, no division)

Legislation - Proceeds of Crime Bill - Report Stage (Amendments made, some amendments negatived on division) and Third Reading

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

The House rose at 10.21pm


Thursday 28 February

The House sat 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 rose at 7.33pm

The House sat 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

The House sat at 9.30am

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

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.

 
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