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Weekly Information Bulletin: 19th June 2004

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Weekly Information Bulletin

The next Bulletin will be published on Saturday 26 June 2004

Queen's Birthday Honours

Marion Roe MP has been awarded an DBE, now known as Dame Marion Roe DBE MP. The Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman MP has been made a Knight Bachelor, now known as Rt Hon Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

Privy Council

Mr John McFall MP has been appointed to the Privy Council

Conservative Shadow Cabinet Reshuffle

Mr Andrew Lansley MP has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Tim Collins MP has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Tim Yeo MP has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport

Theresa May MP has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for the Family

Welsh Grand Committee

The Committee will meet at Westminster on Tuesday 6 July 2004 at 9.25am and 4.30pm to consider the Report of the Richard Commission

Private Members' Bill Fridays in 2004

30 January; 6 and 27 February; 5, 12 and 26 March; 23 and 30 April; 14 and 21 May; 18 June; 16 July; 15 October 2004

Palace of Westminster Summer Opening

The Houses of Parliament will open this summer from July 24th to 4th September & 18th September to 2nd October (inclusive), with tours operating every few minutes. Tour times are as follows:

July-August: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 09:15-16:30; Wednesday and Thursday 13:15-16:30 September-October: Monday, Friday, Saturday 0915-1630; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 13:15-16:30

Tickets are available in advance from Keith Prowse on 0870 906 3773

House of Commons Calendar

The Leader of the House has announced the Commons calendar for the next year:

Christmas recess

The House rose on Thursday 18 December 2003 and returned on Monday 5 January 2004

Half Term week

The House rose on Thursday 12 February 2004 and will return on Monday 23 February 2004

Easter recess

The House rose on Thursday 1 April 2004 and returned on Monday 19 April 2004

Whitsun recess

The House rose on Thursday 27 May 2004 and will return on Monday 7 June 2004

Summer recess

The House will rise on Thursday 22 July 2004 and return on Tuesday 7 September 2004

Conference recess

The House will rise on Thursday 16 September 2004 and return on Monday 11 October 2004

House of Lords Calendar

Easter recess

The House rose on Tuesday 6 April 2004 and returned on Monday 19 April 2004

All other House of Lords recess dates are the same as the House of Commons

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