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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th May 2007

Business of the House of Commons
18 May - 25 May 2007

Friday 18 May

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members Bills -

Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill - David Maclean (As amended, further considered; Bill read a third time)

Post-16 Education and Training Bill - Mr Barry Sheerman (Deb adj; Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Cluster Munitions (Prohibition of Development and Acquisition) Bill - Nick Harvey (Dropped)

Safeguarding Runaway and Missing Children Bill - Helen Southworth (Order for 2R: 15.6.2007)

Bilingual Juries (Wales) Bill - Hywel Williams (Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Rural Tranquillity Bill - John Penrose (Dropped)

Access to Inland Waterways Bill - Dr Desmond Turner (Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Local Planning Authorities (Energy and Energy Efficiency) Bill - Martin Caton (Dropped)

Drugs (Reclassification and Roadside Testing) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (Order for 2R: 15.6.2007)

Health and Safety (Offences) Bill; Wayne David (Order for 2R: 15.6.2007)

Adjournment - Future of Crown Post Offices in London - Simon Hughes

The House rose at 3.06pm

Monday 21 May

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Statement - on the Planning White Paper

Legislation - Further Education and Training [HL] - Second Reading (Amendment, on division, negatived; Motion agreed)

Programme Motion - Agreed

Adjournment - Intelligence services: case of Mr Victor Makarov - Mr Peter Atkinson

The House rose at 10.40pm

Tuesday 22 May

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Regulation of the franchise industry - Mr Brian Donohoe
11.00-12.30Dairy industry - Mark Williams
12.30-13.00UK constitution - Graham Allen
13.00-13.30Control of legionella in water systems - Andrew Selous
13.30-14.00Food waste to energy - Mrs Madeleine Moon

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health

Statement - Home Information Packs - Ruth Kelly

Statement - Remploy - John Hutton

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Houses in Multiple Occupation - Dr Alan Whitehead (Agreed)

Legislation - Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill - Remaining Stages (As amended, further considered; Bill read a third time)

Adjournment - Closure of Burton's Foods plant at Moreton - Angela Eagle

The House rose at 10.33pm

Wednesday 23 May

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Iranian involvement in Iraq and other theatres - Patrick Mercer
11.00-11.30Farming in East Sussex - Norman Baker
14.30-16.00Coal health claims - Kevan Jones
16.00-16.30Household water charges - Andrew Smith
16.30-17.00Government policy on cycling - Willie Rennie

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Statement - on the Energy White Paper - Alistair Darling

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Media (Transparency and Disclosure) - Mr Gary Streeter (Agreed)

Presentation of Bill - Constitutional Reform Bill - Mr Graham Allen (Agreed)

Debate - Opposition Day (12th allotted day) - i) Independent enquiry into the conduct of the Scottish Parliamentary elections (Motion, as amended, agreed); ii) Secretary of State for Health (Motion, as amended, agreed)

Adjournment - Variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease and endodontic instruments - Sir Paul Beresford

The House rose at 7.47pm

Thursday 24 May

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Education and Skills; Solicitor General

Motion - on the Whitsun recess adjournment

Adjournment - Every Child a Reader Scheme - Mr Mark Todd

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

Westminster Hall - Human Trafficking - 26th Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2005/06, HC 1127, and the Governments response thereto, Cm 6996

The House rose at 5.58pm

Friday 25 May

The House did not be sit

* Details known previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** Details known previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

Written Ministerial Statements
18 - 24 May 2007

18.5.07EU Education and Youth Council - Bill Rammell
18.5.07Serious Organised Crime Agency - Mr Vernon Coaker
18.5.07Damilola Taylor - Joan Ryan
21.5.07Services Review (Disabled Childen) - Ed Balls
21.5.07Astute Class Submarines - Mr Adam Ingram
21.5.07Performance Targets - Mr Ben Bradshaw
21.5.07Agriculture Development Scheme - Barry Gardiner
21.5.07General Affairs and External Relations Council - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
22.5.07Annual European Community Finances White Paper - Ed Balls
22.5.07Tax Credits - Mr Stephen Timms
22.5.07The Future of ABRO and DARA - Mr Adam Ingram
22.5.07Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Mr Ben Bradshaw
22.5.07Blood Products (Safety) - Caroline Flint
22.5.07Workforce Planning - Ms Rosie Winterton
22.5.07Bichard Inquiry - Mr Tony McNulty
22.5.07Unrecorded Crimes Committed by UK Citizens Abroad - Mr Tony McNulty
22.5.07Northern Ireland Policing Board - Mr Peter Hain
22.5.07Alexander Litvinenko - Mr Mike O'Brien
22.5.07East Midlands Regional Planning Assessment (Railways) - Mr Tom Harris
22.5.07Draft Local Transport Bill - Mr Douglas Alexander
22.5.07Benefit Fraud Inspectorate - Mr James Plaskitt
23.5.07Education, Youth and Culture Council - Mr Shaun Woodward
23.5.07Marine Fisheries Agency - Mr Ben Bradshaw
23.5.07Part IX of the Drug Tariff - Caroline Flint
23.5.07Tribunals Service - Mr Gerry Sutcliffe
23.5.07Utility Diversion Work (Tottenham Court Road) - Mr Douglas Alexander
23.5.07Road Pricing Demonstrations Project - Mr Douglas Alexander
24.5.07Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (COE/OECD Convention) - Ed Balls
24.5.07North-West Regional Spatial Strategy - Meg Munn
24.5.07Royal School of Military Engineering (PPP) - Derek Twigg
24.5.07Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (Code of Practice) - Caroline Flint
24.5.07Assets Recovery Agency - Mr Vernon Coaker
24.5.07The Asset Recovery Action Plan - Mr Vernon Coaker
24.5.07Counter Terrorism - John Reid
24.5.07Police Authority Capital Grant 2007-08 - Mr Tony McNulty
24.5.07Oral Statements on the Order Paper - Mr Jack Straw
24.5.07Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations - Mr Tony Blair
24.5.07BSB/ITV - Mr Alistair Darling
24.5.07Competitiveness Council - Malcolm Wicks
24.5.07Regional Funding Allocations - Gillian Merron
24.5.07Trust Ports - Dr Stephen Ladyman

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