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Weekly Information Bulletin: 19th October 2002

FORTHCOMING BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
21 - 25 OCTOBER 2002

MONDAY 21 OCTOBER

The House will sit at 2.30 pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions

Legislation - Tobacco, Advertising and Promotion Bill [HL] - Remaining stages

Adjournment - David Wright on the impact of crime of urban design


TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER

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

09:30-11:00 Mrs Gillian Shephard on farming in Norfolk
11:00-12:30 Ian Stewart on safety on buses
12:30-13:00 Mr Peter Duncan on the closure of West Freugh airfield and bombing range
13:00-13:30 Kevin Brennan on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
13:30-14:00Mr Alistair Carmichael on events surrounding the proposed closure of the Stromness lighthouse depot

The House will sit at 2.30 pm

Oral Questions - Scotland; Advocate General; Lord Chancellor's Department; President of the Council and House of Commons Commission

Ten Minute Rule Bill - National Nutrition - Ms Oona King

Debate - Opposition Day - Motions in the name of the Liberal Democrats, (i) Crisis in affordable housing (until 7.00 pm) followed by a debate on (ii) Crisis in nuclear power and development of a sustainable energy market

Adjournment - Mr Richard Spring on compensation for hepatitis C infections via infected blood


Wednesday 23 October

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

09:30-11:00 Mr Win Griffiths on Indonesia's role in combating international terrorism
11:00-12:30 Mrs Patsy Calton on the West Coast Main Line
12:30-13:00 Mr Colin Challen on the protection of the greenbelt in Morley and Rothwell
13:00-13:30 Sir John Stanley on Horticultural Research International, East Malling
13:30-14:00Mr Alan Hurst on provision of care and nursing homes in Braintree

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Waste Management Licences - Siobhain McDonagh

Debate - Opposition Day (19th day) - Motion in the name of the Opposition, (i) Government mismanagement of the National Lottery (until 7.00 pm)

Legislation - The Chairman of Ways and Means has named The Mersey Tunnels Bill carry over motion for consideration at 7.00pm

Adjournment - Mr Chris Pond on the conduct of the Westminster coroner


Thursday 24 October

The House will sit at 11 .30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Debate - Continuation of the debate on Local Government Finance Formulas Grant Distribution on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Debate - Control of asbestos in the work place on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Mr Alan Reid on the detention of Dr Lesley McCulloch in Indonesia

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - UN Charter on the Rights of the Child


Friday 25 October

The House will not be sitting

PROVISIONAL BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

28 OCTOBER - 1 NOVEMBER2002


MONDAY 28 OCTOBER

The House will sit at 2.30 pm

Oral Questions - Home Office

Debate - Opposition Day (20th day) - debate on an opposition motion, subject to be announced

Adjournment - Norman Lamb on tackling HIV/Aids in Africa and Asia


TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER

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

The House will sit at 2.30 pm

Oral Questions - Health

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Air Weapons - Jonathan Shaw

Debate - On motions relating to the Modernisation Select Committee report on reforming the House of Commons and the Procedure Select Committee report on Parliamentary Questions

Adjournment - *


Wednesday 30 October

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

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Patient Choice - Mr Peter Lilley

Legislation - Enterprise Bill - Lords Amendments

Adjournment - *


Thursday 31 October

The House will sit at 11 .30am

Oral Questions - Trade and Industry; Minister for Women

Private Members' Bill Sex Discrimination (Amendment) (No 2) Bill [HL] - Mr Robert Walter - Second reading #

Debate - Defence in the UK on an a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - *

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Foreign Affairs Select Committee report on foreign policy aspects of the war against terrorism


Friday 1 November

The House will not be sitting

*Details known on previous Thursday after 1.00pm
**Details known on previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

 
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