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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th January 2002

Business of the House of Commons
18 - 25 January 2002

Friday 18 January

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members' Bills

Employee Share Schemes Bill (2nd Reading agreed to, no division); Public Right Of Planning Appeal Bill (agreed to, no division); Tobacco Disclosure Bill (not moved); National Heritage Bill (agreed to, no division)

Note: Consideration of Private Members' Bills may include a lengthy debate on the first-named Bill and sometimes debate on others listed. These Bills, and any not reached by 2.30pm may go through the stage named and further stages, if objections are not made.

Adjournment - Siobhain McDonagh on the future of Mitcham Cottage Hospital

The House rose at 2.51pm

Monday 21 January

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport; Church Commissioners; Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

Statements - (1) Volcanic Eruptions (Democratic Republic of Congo) - Hilary Benn

(2) British Detainees (Guantanamo Bay) - Mr Bradshaw

Legislation - Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill (2nd Reading, agreed to)

Programme Motion - Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill, (agreed to, on division)

Money Resolution - Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill, agreed to, no division)

Adjournment - Richard Younger-Ross on the impact of ragwort on the countryside

The House rose at 10.59pm

Tuesday 22 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Mr David Kidney on the Auld Report

Mr Tim Boswell on coastal flood defence

David Taylor on the cost to the NHS of using generic drugs

Steve Webb on the standard spending assessment for South Gloucestershire

Sandra Osborne on Government policy on final salary occupational pension schemes

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Endangered Species (Illegal Trade) - Mr David Amess

Debate - on an Opposition Motion on "State of the Public Services" (8th Allotted Day)

Adjournment - Mr Eric Martlew on Lord Haskins' report on rural recovery

The House rose at 11.03pm

Wednesday 23 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am and 2.00pm

Westminster Hall: Private Members' Debates

Dr Julian Lewis on Zimbabwe

Mr John Grogan on the future of the coal industry

Dr Vincent Cable on the UK's relationship with Tanzania: The case of Mr Patel

Mr David Drew on the disposal of MOD sites and the position of former employees

Andrew Rosindell on the standard spending assessment for Havering

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Statement - Army Attributable Pensions - Dr Moonie

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Identity Card - Dr Nick Palmer (Motion for leave to bring in, negatived on division)

Legislation - International Development Bill [HL] (Remaining Stages)

Money Resolution - National Heritage Bill [HL] (Agreed to no division)

Adjournment - Alistair Burt on bed blocking in Bedfordshire

The House rose at 10.04pm

Thursday 24 January

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury

Business Statement - Leader of the House, Mr Robin Cook

Debate - on a Motion to take note of the outstanding reports of the Public Accounts Committee to which the Government has replied

Adjournment - Linda Gilroy on Fair Trade chocolate and Kuapa Kokoo Company

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

Westminster Hall: Adjournment Debate - Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs report on Walking in Towns and Cities

The House rose at 6.17pm

Friday 25 January

The House sat at 9.30 am

Private Members' Bills:

Industrial And Provident Societies Bill; Commonwealth Bill; Legalisation Of Cannabis Bill; Health (Air Travellers) Bill; Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage Of Guide Dogs Etc.) Bill; Public Right of Planning Appeal Bill: (Second Readings)

Adjournment - Mrs Patsy Calton on the South East Manchester multi modal study

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