Weekly Information Bulletin
The next Bulletin will be published on 16 December 2000
The Weekly Information Bulletin is now online on Fridays at 4.00pm. It can be found by following links from Parliament's Homepage: http://www.parliament.uk
House of Commons
Christmas recess: Subject to the progress of business, the House will rise on Thursday 21 December and return on Monday 8 January
House of Lords
Christmas recess: Subject to the progress of business, the House will rise on Thursday 21 December and return on Monday 15 January
Private Members' Bill Ballot 2000-01
The Ballot will take place on Thursday 14 December 2000 at 12.00
Details will be available from the House of Commons Information Office after 1.00pm
Committee Office Recorded Information
From Wednesday 6th December the Committee Office will be providing an additional service for those interested in committee activities. A dedicated telephone line will provide recorded information about forthcoming meetings including venues, subjects under discussion and contact numbers for further information. The recording, which will be updated daily, will cover select and standing committee meetings occurring within the next two sitting days.
The number to dial will be 020 7219 2033.
The general inquiry lines for committee activity remain 020 7219 3267/4300
This issue should be retained for use throughout the session in conjunction with each week's edition. Updates to the lists of MPs, Ministers, Opposition Spokesmen and Select Committee Membership in this issue will be updated week by week as necessary. The pages on Tours, Visits, Glossary and Factsheets will appear only in this first issue. The Factsheet list can be removed and sent to the House of Commons Information Office with any requests from the list.