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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th March 2002

Business of the House of Commons
8 - 15 March 2002

Friday 8 March

The House sat at 9.30am

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

Adjournment - Mr Mark Lazarowicz on road traffic speed limits and accidents

The House rose at 3.00pm


Monday 11 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Home Office

Programme Motion - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill - agreed to

Legislation - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill - Report Stage (1st day) - (Amendments made, New Clauses added, some amendments negatived on division; some new clauses negatived on division)

Legislation - Consolidated Fund (No 2) Bill - Remaining stages

Adjournment - Norman Baker on the law relating to cemeteries

The House rose at 10.45pm


Tuesday 12 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Lindsay Hoyle on the future of Consignia

Mr Mark Oaten on NHS funding in the South East

Mr Greg Pope on housing in Hyndburn

Mr Gregory Barker on NHS waiting times

Mrs Helen Clark on the operation of the National Asylum Support Service

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Mr Tim Yeo - Broadcasting Act 1990

Debate - on an opposition motion by Mr Eric Pickles on The Quality of Life in London and the South East, regretting that London's status is being increasingly undermined by the steady reduction in the quality of life experienced by people in London and the South East and calling upon the Government to address the needs of people in London and the South East and to improve the quality of overstretched public services. (negatived on division)

Amendment by Mr Nick Raynsford welcoming the Government's commitment to London's continued success and condemning the Opposition strategy of talking down London and the South East (Agreed to on division) (11th allotted day)

Adjournment - Mr Graham Allen on developing e-democracy and e-participation in Government and Parliament

The House rose at 10.57pm


Wednesday 13 March

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr Robert Key on Government policy on the Sudan

Dr Desmond Turner on the Energy review

Mr Adrian Sanders on Cetacean bycatch off the South West coast

Siobhain McDonagh on the treatment of diabetes

Mr Alex Salmond on the impact of the aggregates tax on the economy

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Statement - Audit and Accountability (Central Government) - Mr Andrew Smith

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Foreign Exchange Transactions Commission Tax - Mr Richard Allan

Legislation - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill - Remaining stages (2nd day) (Amendments made, New Clauses added, some amendments negatived on division; some new clauses negatived on division)

Adjournment - Mr John Wilkinson on the future of specialist hospital services in North West London

The House rose at 10.30pm


Thursday 14 March

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Statement - Banking Services (Small Businesses) - Mr Gordon Brown

Statement - Zimbabwe Elections - Mr Jack Straw

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Debate - Women and Equality on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Ann McKechin on international fair trade

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Government Policy on health and safety at work

The House rose at 7.29 pm


Friday 15 March

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

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members' Bills:

Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill (Report Stage)

Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill; Food Labelling Bill; Firearms (Replica Weapons) Bill; Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill; Control Of Fireworks; Health (Patients' Rights) Bill (Second Readings)

Adjournment - Mr Edward Davey on consultation on London Underground's PPP

 
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