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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th March 2007

Business of the House of Commons
9 - 16 March

Friday 9 March

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members Bills - House of Commons (Participation) Bill - Mr Robert Walker (Deb adj; Order for 2R: 19.10.2007); Criminal Law (Amendment) (Protection of Property) Bill - Mr Shailesh Vara (Order for 2R: 23.3.2007); Streetscape and Highways Design Bill - Mr Alan Duncan (Order for 2R: 23.3.2007); Age-Related Macular Degeneration Bill - Ms Linda Riordan (Order for 2R: 19.10.2007); Infrastructure Audit (Housing Development) Bill - Mr Francis Maude (Order for 2R: 23.3.2007)

Adjournment - Impact on Network Rail services of the Southern extension to the East London Line -Jim Dowd

The House rose at 2.59pm

Monday 12 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions; Leader of the House; House of Commons Commission

Statement - European Council - the Prime Minister

Debate - Estimates (2nd allotted day) - i) National Health Service deficits (Resolved); ii) Local Transport Planning and Funding (Resolved)

Bill Presented - Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill - John Healey (Agreed)

Adjournment - Passport interview centre for Taunton - Mr Jeremy Browne

The House rose at 10.35pm

Tuesday 13 March

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Future of inter-city rail services - Mark Lazarowicz
11.00-12.30Cultural diplomacy -Mr Don Foster
12.30-13.00British influence on climate change policy in the United States - Mr Peter Kilfoyle
13.00-13.30Policing in Northamptonshire - Mr Philip Hollobone
13.30-14.00Maritime sector in Liverpool - Mrs Louise Ellman

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Employment Retention - John Robertson (Agreed)

Legislation - proceedings on the Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill (Bill read a Second and Third time)

Programme Motion - Statistics and Registration Service Bill (Agreed)

Legislation - Statistics and Registration Service Bill - remaining stages (Bill as amended, Agreed; Bill read a Third time)

Adjournment - Criminal assaults and robberies on the London bus service - Stephen Pound

The House rose at 10.30pm

Wednesday 14 March

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00National Joint Pitch Council and on course gambling - Mr Iain Duncan Smith
11.00-11.30Waterloo Station - Susan Kramer
14.30-16.00Drugs policy in prisons - Frank Cook
16.00-16.30Dairy farming in South Derbyshire - Mr Mark Todd
16.30-17.00Youth on youth crime - Justine Greening

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) - Angela Watkinson (Negatived on division)

Debate - a debate on Trident on a Government motion (Agreed on division)

Adjournment - English for Speakers of Other Languages - Mr Andrew Pelling

The House rose at 8.03pm

Thursday 15 March

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - 2012 Olympics - Tessa Jowell

Statement - Political parties (Funding) - Mr Jack Straw

Debate - on the widening participation in Higher Education on a motion for the adjournment of the House.

Adjournment - Channel 4 and public service broadcasting - Keith Vaz

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

Westminster Hall - Administration of tax credits-Sixth Report from the Treasury Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 811, and the Government's response thereto, First Special Report, Session 2006-07, HC 49.

The House rose at 6.37pm

Friday 16 March

The House will not be sitting

Written Ministerial Statements
9 - 15 March 2007

9.3.2007Improving Resilience - Correction to Written Statement - Angela E.Smith
9.3.2007Collocation of Attack Helicopters - Mr. Adam Ingram
9.3.2007General Affairs and External Relations Council (5 March 2007) - Mr. Geoffrey Hoon
9.3.2007Deregulatory Review - Consultation Paper - James Purnell
12.3.2007Kirkcudbright Training Area - Derek Twigg
12.3.2007Deterrent White Paper - Des Browne
12.3.2007Treaties of Rome (50th Anniversary) - Mr. Geoffrey Hoon
12.3.2007Independent Monitoring Commission - Mr. Peter Hain
13.3.2007AFPRB Re-Appointments - Des Browne
13.3.2007Ministerial Meeting (Heidelberg) - Bill Rammell
13.3.2007Climate Change Bill - David Miliband
13.3.2007Local Authority Fees and Charges Scheme - Mr Ben Bradshaw
13.3.2007Corston's Review - Mr Gerry Sutcliffe
13.3.2007Modernising Medical Careers - Ms Patricia Hewitt
13.3.2007Irish Language Legislation - Maria Eagle
13.3.2007Seafarers - Dr Stephen Ladyman
13.3.2007Mesothelioma Claims - Mr Jim Murphy
13.3.2007Maritime Labour Convention - Mr James Plaskitt
14.3.2007Far Eastern Prisoners of War and the Civilian Internees - Derek Twigg
14.3.2007RAF Headquarters - Des Browne
14.3.2007Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) - Mr. Tony McNulty
14.3.2007Highways Agency - Mr. Douglas Alexander
14.3.2007Pensions Regulator - James Purnell
15.3.2007Control of Advertisements - Yvette Cooper
15.3.2007School Balances (1999-00 to 2005-06) - Jim Knight
15.3.2007Marine Bill White Paper - David Miliband
15.3.2007Marine Fisheries Agency - Mr. Ben Bradshaw
15.3.2007Justice and Home Affairs Council - 15 February 2007 - Joan Ryan
15.3.2007Lord Carlile's Report on the Definition of Terrorism - Mr. Tony McNulty
15.3.2007Prison Service Corporate and Business Plan 2006-07 - Mr. Gerry Sutcliffe
15.3.2007Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre - Mr. Liam Byrne
15.3.2007Oral Statements - Mr. Jack Straw
15.3.2007"Strengthening Democracy: Fair and Sustainable Funding of Political parties" - Mr. Tony Blair
15.3.2007Review of the Serious Fraud Office - Mr. Mike O'Brien
15.3.2007Fighting Fraud Together - The Government Response to the Fraud Review - Mr. Mike O'Brien
15.3.2007Nuclear Security and Nuclear Safeguards - Mr. Alistair Darling
15.3.2007East of England Development Agency (EEDA) - Margaret Hodge
15.3.2007London Underground and National Railways (Security) - Mr. Douglas Alexander
15.3.2007European Transport Council - Mr. Douglas Alexander
15.3.2007Independent Living Funds Review - Mrs. Anne McGuire

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