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Weekly Information Bulletin
Weekly Information Bulletin: 3rd February 2001


Weekly Information Bulletin

The next Bulletin will be published on 10 February 2001

Constituency Week

House of Commons

The House of Commons will not be sitting the week commencing Monday 19 February

House of Lords

The House of Lords will not be sitting on 22 and 23 February

Ministerial Changes

Environment, Transport and the Regions

Robert Ainsworth MP appointed in place of Chris Mullin MP

International Development

Chris Mullin MP appointed in place of George Foulkes MP

Scotland Office

George Foulkes appointed Minister of State

Private Members' Bills' Fridays

2nd and 9th February, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th March, 6th and 27th April, 11th and 18th May, 8th and 15th June and 20th July 2001

Non-sitting Fridays

12th and 19th January, 16th February, 2nd March, 4th May, 22nd and 29th June, 6th and 13th July and 19th October 2001.

Westminster Hall

Following the decision of the House on 20 November, adjournment debates in Westminster Hall will now take place between 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on both Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Subject to the discretion of the Speaker, Tuesday debates will begin with three 1 hour debates which will be followed by three half an hour debates, and Wednesday debates will begin with two 11/2 hour debates which will be followed by three half an hour debates. The 11/2 hour and the 1 hour debates are intended for general issues to which a number of Members may wish to contribute.


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