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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th December 2000

Business of the House of Commons
11 - 15 December 2000

Monday 11 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport; Church Commissioners; Public Accounts Commission

Statement - Nice European Council - Mr Tony Blair

Debate on the Address - (4th Day) - Led by Mr Robin Cook on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Adjournment - Mr Norman Baker on support for people affected by flooding in Lewes

The House rose at 10.30pm

Tuesday 12 December

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates - Debates will resume on 19 December

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Statement - Communications White Paper - Mr Chris Smith

Debate on the Address - (5th Day) - Home Affairs and Inner Cities (Amendment by Miss Ann Widdecombe, negatived on division)

Debate - On a motion to treat the Financial Statement and Budget Report 2000-01, the Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report 2000-01 and the Pre-Budget Report 2000 as if they were statutory instruments for their approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (Objected to, Division deferred until 13th November - Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Mr Alan Hurst on waste disposal in Essex

The House rose at 12.09am

Wednesday 13 December

Westminster Hall: Private Members Debates - Debates will resume on 20 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Statement - Vauxhall (Luton) - Mr Stephen Byers

Debate on the Address - (6th Day) - led by Mr Stephen Byers on The Economy (Amendments by Mr Michael Portillo - negatived on division - and Mr Charles Kennedy - negatived on division)

Adjournment -Sir Brian Mawhinney on social services funding in Peterborough

The House rose at 11.14pm

Thursday 14 December

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - on a Motion to take notice of the outstanding reports of the Public Account Committee to which the Government has replied (Agreed to on division)

Adjournment - Ms Karen Buck on the administration of housing benefit

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Quadripartite Committee reports on strategic export controls

The House rose at 5.09pm

Friday 15 December

The House sat at 9.30am

Debate - on Embryology on a Motion on the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Mr David Rendel on CSG waste operational at Greenham

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