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Weekly Information Bulletin: 27th May 2006

Business of the House of Commons
22- 26 May 2006

Monday 22 May

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence

Legislation - Armed Forces Bill - Committee and Remaining Stages (Clauses 1-115, 117-293, 295-322, 324-378 and Schedules 1-15 agreed; Clause 116 agreed on division; Clauses 294 & 323 and Schedules 16 & 17 as amended, agreed; Bill as amended considered; Bill read a third time)

Adjournment - Detention without trial at Guantanamo Bay - Keith Vaz

The House rose at 10.28 pm

Tuesday 23 May

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates

09.30-11.00Mr Patrick McLoughlin on proposed merger of the five East Midlands police forces
11.00-12.30Mr Andrew Smith on Sunday trading hours
12.30-13.00Mr Paul Keetch on availability of cancer care in Herefordshire
13.00-13.30Hywel Williams on operation of the Welsh Language Act 1993
13.30-14.00Dr Evan Harris on medical research using animals

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Corruption - Hugh Bayley (Motion for leave to introduce Bill agreed)

Programme Motion - Education and Inspections Bill (Agreed)

Legislation - Education and Inspections Bill - Remaining stages (Bill as amended considered)

Adjournment - Unfair dismissal and the case of James Beedell - Simon Hughes

The House rose at 10.46pm

Wednesday 24 May

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-11.30am and 2.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates

09.30-11.00Laura Moffatt on nursing training and practice
11.00-11.30David Taylor on animal welfare and the England Rural Development Programme consultation
14.30-16.00Peter Viggers on the future of community hospitals
16.00-16.30Mr Greg Hands on Home Information Packs
16.30-17.00Mr John MacDougall on solvent abuse

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions -Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Sunday Trading Act 1994 (Amendment) - Richard Younger-Ross (Motion for leave to introduce Bill agreed)

Legislation - Education and Inspections Bill - Remaining stages (Bill not amended, further considered; Bill read a third time)

Adjournment - Sri Lanka - Mr Andrew Love

The House rose at 7.41pm

Thursday 25 May

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - Pension Reform - John Hutton

Motion - on the Whitsun Recess Adjournment (Motion lapsed)

Adjournment - Health services in the Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire - Mr Mark Harper

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

Westminster Hall - debate on West Coast route modernisation

The House rose at the conclusion of business for the Whitsun Recess

The House rose at 6.30 pm

Friday 26 May

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements
22-25 May 2006

22.5.2006Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Ms Harriet Harman
22.5.2006Higher Education Applications Process - Bill Rammell
22.5.2006Criminal Records Bureau - Joan Ryan
22.5.2006Ports Policy Review Launch - Dr. Stephen Ladyman
23.5.2006Crown Application of the Planning Acts - Yvette Cooper
23.5.2006Official Solicitor and Public Trustee Trusts and Estates Cases - Ms Harriet Harman
23.5.2006Her Majesty's Courts Service - Ms Harriet Harman
23.5.2006HE Student Finances - Bill Rammell
23.5.2006General - Affairs and External Relations Council 15 May 2006 - Mr. Geoffrey Hoon
23.5.2006Over-the-Counter Medicines Initiative - Andy Burnham
23.5.2006Deportation and Removal of Foreign Nationals - John Reid
23.5.2006Visit to Uganda - Hilary Benn
23.5.2006Visit to Somalia by the Secretary of State - Hilary Benn
23.5.2006Prosecution Guidelines - Mr. Mike O'Brien
23.5.2006Transport Innovation Fund - Dr. Stephen Ladyman
23.5.2006West Coast Route Modernisation - Derek Twigg
24.5.2006Community Budget - Ed Balls
24.5.2006Legal Services (Regulation) - Bridget Prentice
24.5.2006Marine Environment - Mr Ben Bradshaw
24.5.2006Great Britain - China Centre - Mr Ian McCartney
24.5.2006M6 Toll - Mr Douglas Alexander
24.5.2006Departmental Report - Mr Peter Hain
25.5.2006Civil Registration Reform- John Healey
25.5.2006City of London Franchise Report - Bridget Prentice
25.5.2006Equal Opportunities Commission Action Plan - Des Browne
25.5.2006Gurkhas - Mr Tom Watson
25.5.2006Departmental Report - David Miliband
25.5.2006 Drought Order Applications - Ian Pearson
25.5.2006MHRA (suspension of a Phase 1 Clinical Trial) - Andy Burnham
25.5.2006Bichard Inquiry - John Reid
25.5.2006Deportation and Removal of Foreign Nationals - John Reid
25.5.2006Community-based Restorative Justice - Mr. David Hanson
25.5.2006Freedom of Information (Iraq Legal Advice) - Mr Mike O'Brien
25.5.2006Ministerial Committees of the Cabinet - Mr. Tony Blair
25.5.2006European Union Competitiveness Council - Jim Fitzpatrick
25.5.2006Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Mr. James Plaskitt

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