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Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th June 2002

NOTICEBOARD

Weekly Information Bulletin

The next Bulletin will be published on Saturday 22 June 2002

Ministerial Changes

Cabinet Office

Lord MacDonald of Tradeston appointed Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Douglas Alexander MP appointed Minister of State in place of Barbara Roche MP

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

The Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, The Rt Hon Lord Rooker and Ms Barbara Roche MP appointed Ministers of State

Tony McNulty MP and Christopher Leslie MP appointed Parliamentary-under-Secretaries

Education & Skills:

David Miliband MP appointed Minister of State in place of Stephen Timms MP

Stephen Twigg MP appointed Parliamentary-Under-Secretary in place of John Healey MP

Health

David Lammy MP appointed Parliamentary under Secretary in place of Ms Yvette Cooper

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Mike O'Brien MP appointed Parliamentary-Under-Secretary in place of Ben Bradshaw MP

Home Office

Lord Falconer of Thoroton QC and Ms Bev Hughes MP appointed Ministers of State in place of Rt Hon Lord Rooker and Rt Hon Keith Bradley (resigned)

Hilary Benn MP, The Lord Filkin CBE and Michael Wills MP (unpaid position) appointed Parliamentary-Under-Secretaries in place of Ms Bev Hughes and Angela Eagle MP (resigned)

International Development

Ms Sally Keeble MP appointed Parliamentary-Under-Secretary in place of Hilary Benn MP

Lord Chancellor's Department

Ms Yvette Cooper MP appointed Parliamentary Secretary in place of Michael Wills MP (resigned)

Privy Council Office

Ben Bradshaw MP appointed Parliamentary Secretary in place of Stephen Twigg MP

Scotland Office

Ms Anne McGuire MP appointed Parliamentary Secretary in place of George Foulkes MP (resigned)

Trade & Industry:

Stephen Timms MP appointed Minister of State in place of Douglas Alexander MP

Transport:

Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP appointed in place of Rt Hon Stephen Byers MP (resigned)

Dr Alan Whitehead (resigned)

Treasury

Rt Hon Paul Boateng MP appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury in place of Rt Hon Andrew Smith MP

Ms Ruth Kelly MP appointed Financial Secretary in place of Rt Hon Paul Boateng MP

John Healey MP appointed Economic Secretary in place of Ms Ruth Kelly MP

Work & Pensions:

Rt Hon Andrew Smith MP appointed in place of Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

House of Commons

Lords Commissioners Ian Pearson MP, Jim Fitzpatrick MP and Philip Woolas MP in place of Ms Anne McGuire MP Tony McNulty MP and Graham Stringer MP (resigned)

Assistant Government Whips: Jim Murphy MP, Ms Joan Ryan MP Derek Twigg appointed

House Of Lords

Captain of Gentlemen-at-Arms Lord Grocott (Chief Whip) in place of Rt Hon the Lord Carter (resigned)

Baroness in Waiting The Baroness Crawley and The Baroness Andrews OBE appointed

A full list of HM Government is available on the parliamentary website at: www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/hmg.htm

Non Sitting Fridays

29 June, 6 July, 7 and 14 December 2001 and 15 February, 22 March, 3 and 17 May, 14 and 28 June 2002

Private Members' Bills

26 October, 2, 23 and 30 November 2001; 11, 18 and 25 January, 15 March, 12 & 19 April, 10 May, 21 June and 19 July 2002.

Palace of Westminster Summer Opening

The Palace of Westminster will be open during the summer recess for guided tours of Parliament. The tours will take place from Friday 3rd August to Saturday 28th September. Tickets can be booked in advance by contacting Firstcall - Tel: 0870 9063773 Website: www.firstcalltickets.com

http://www.parliament.uk

The Parliament website provides information on parliamentary proceedings, membership of both Houses and general information on a wide range of parliamentary matters. See index for material available on the website.

 
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