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Weekly Information Bulletin: 27th April 2002

Business of the House of Commons
19 April - 26 April 2002

Friday 19 April

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills

Industrial and Provident Societies Bill (Remaining stages) (New clauses added, amendments made, one new clause disagreed to on division)

National Heritage Bill [Lords] (Remaining stages, agreed to, no division)

Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc) Bill (Second reading, agreed to, no division)

Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill (Second reading, agreed to, no division)

Telecommunications Transmitters (Restrictions on Planning Applications) Bill - Second Reading (debate adjourned)

Christmas Day Trading Bill (Order for second reading read)

See Public Bill list for new dates

Adjournment - Andrew Selous on policing in Bedfordshire

The House rose at 2.59 pm


Monday 22 April

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Home Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Vaccination of children (Parental Choice) - Miss Julie Kirkbride

Debate - Budget resolutions and Economic Situation

Adjournment - Mr Win Griffiths on elections in Sierra Leone

The House rose at 10.27pm


Tuesday 23 April

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

09:30 11:00 Tony Cunningham on appointments to public bodies

11:00 12:30 Mr Peter Lilley on funded pensions

12:30 13:00 Mr Gareth R Thomas (Harrow West) on drugs in sport

13:00 13:30 Dr Vincent Cable on MRSA and hospital hygiene

13:30 14:00 Mr Anthony D Wright on the impact of government regeneration initiatives on Great Yarmouth

The House sat at 2.30 am

Oral Questions - Transport, Local Government and the Regions

Presentation of Bill - Annuities (Competition) - Mr Mark Field

Ten Minute Rule Bill -Alcohol Services - Ross Cranston

Debate - Conclusion of the Budget debate

Legislation - Finance Bill (First reading)

Adjournment - Mr David Laws on Gulf war illness

The House rose at 11.48pm


Wednesday 24 April

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

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

09:30 11:00 Rev Martin Smyth on alcohol abuse

11:00 12:30 Harry Cohen on funding and management of London Underground

12:30 13:00 Mr Henry Bellingham on rural policing in East Anglia

13:00 13:30 Vera Baird on disclosure of previous sexual history in rape trials

13:30 14:00 Mr George Osborne on the closure of Knutsford Crown Court

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Patents Act 1977(Amendment)(No 2) - Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

Humble Address - To Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen

Legislation - Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill - Second reading

Programme Motion - Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill - Agreed to on Division

Money Resolution - Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill - Agreed to, no Division

Legislation - Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill - Lords Amendment, Agreed to

Adjournment - Mr David Stewart on the treatment of UK prisoners in France

The House rose at 10.41pm


Thursday 25 April

The House sat at 11.30 am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Debate - International Development on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Mr A.J. Beith on the Government response to the Northumberland County Council inquiry into the foot and mouth outbreak

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Foreign Affairs Committee Report on British-US relations

The House rose at 7.30pm


Friday 26 April

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

The House sat at 9.30 am

Statement - ITV Digital - Tessa Jowell

Debate - Quality of life in local communities on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Kevin Brennan on the regulation of direct telephone marketing

 
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