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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd June 2007

Business of the House of Commons
15 - 22 June 2007

Friday 15 June

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members Bills -

Sustainable Communities Bill - Mr Nick Herd - As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered (Agreed; Bill read a third time)

Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Deb adj; Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Land Use (Gardens Protection etc) Bill - Mrs Caroline Spelman (2R) (Order for 2R: 19.10.2007)

Provision of Palliative Care Bill - Jim Dobbin (2R) (Order for 2R: 19.10.2007)

Retail Packaging Recycling Bill - Andrew Stunell (2R) (Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] - Roger Berry (2R) (Order for 2R: 19.10.2007)

Housing Association (Rights and Representation of Residents) Bill - Emily Thornberry (2R) (Dropped)

Members of Parliament (Employment Disqualification) Bill - Martin Salter (2R) (Order for 2R: 19.10.2007)

Drugs (Reclassification and Roadside Testing) Bill - Christopher Chope (2R) (Dropped)

Health and Safety (Offences) Bill - Mr Wayne David (2R) (Dropped)

Freedom of Information (Amendment) (No. 2) - Tom Brake (2R) (Order for 2R: 29.6.2007)

Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill [HL] - Charles Walker (2R) (Dropped)

Adjournment - Supporting local trading - Mr Charles Walker

The House rose at 2.57pm

Monday 18 June

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence

Urgent Question - Gaza Strip - Kim Howells

Legislation - Mental Health Bill [HL] - Remaining Stages (As amended, considered)

Adjournment - Housing policy in Hartlepool - Mr Iain Wright

The House rose at 10.52pm

Tuesday 19 June

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Enforcement of planning conditions - Steve Webb
11.00-12.30Sugar and Obesity - Dr Ashok Kumar
12.30-13.00Village hall licensing - Sir Paul Beresford
13.00-13.30Modern apprenticeships for women - Ms Sally Keeble
13.30-14.00Health service in West Dorset - Mr Oliver Letwin

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Transport; Justice

Statement - Prison Population - Mr David Hanson

Statement - on the Fulton and Hall reports

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Council Housing Direct Investment Bill - David Taylor (Agreed)

Legislation - Mental Health [HL] Bill - Conclusion of Remaining Stages (As amended, considered; Bill read a third time)

Adjournment - Proposed move to W H Smith of Chelmsford Crown Post Office - Mr Simon Burns

The House rose at 10.41pm

Wednesday 20 June

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Registration of migrant workers - Jon Cruddas
11.00-11.30Regulation of lending to developing nations - Ann McKechin
14.30-16.00Provision of gypsy and traveller sites in Hertfordshire - Anne Main
16.00-16.30Future of revenue and customs offices in Cornwall - Mr Dan Rogerson
16.30-17.00Fryer report on learning amongst healthcare staff - Helen Jones

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Deputy Prime Minister; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Disability Benefits (Single Assessment) Bill - Mr Jeremy Hunt (Agreed)

Debate - European Affairs on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Regulation of the disposal of local authority assets: case of Hull City Council - Ms Diana R Johnson

Motion - Road Traffic (Motion, on a deferred division, agreed to)

The House rose at 7.18pm

Thursday 21 June

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - Armed Forces Personnel on a motion for the adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Murder of Kirsty Jones in Thailand, 2000 - Mr Roger Williams

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - a debate on the Shipman Inquiry

The House rose at 5.50pm

Friday 22 June

The House did not sit

* Details known previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** Details known previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

Written Ministerial Statements
15 - 22 June 2007

15.6.07Local Government Pension Scheme - Mr Phil Woolas
15.6.07Children Act 2004 (Section 58 Review) - Beverley Hughes
15.6.07Veterinary Medicines Directorate - Mr Ben Bradshaw
15.6.07Consular Fees - Dr Kim Howells
15.6.07General Affairs and External Relations Council - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
15.6.07Health and Safety Framework Directive - Mrs Anne McGuire
18.6.07Independent Scientific Group on Cattle TB - David Miliband
18.6.07Veterinary Laboratories Agency Annual Report - Mr Ben Bradshaw
18.6.07Hybrid and Chimera Embryos - Caroline Flint
18.6.07'Managing Global Migration' Strategy - Mr Liam Byrne
18.6.07Strategic Export Controls - Malcolm Wicks
19.6.07Cash Machines (Low-Income Areas) - Ed Balls
19.6.07Gift Aid - Mr Stephen Timms
19.6.07Home Loss Payments - Meg Munn
19.6.07Housing - Ruth Kelly
19.6.07Veterinary Laboratories Agency - Mr Ben Bradshaw
19.6.07Local Government (National Parks) - Barry Gardiner
19.6.07Independent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals with Limited right of Appeal - Margaret Beckett
19.6.07NHS Choices Information Service - Andy Burnham
19.6.07Police Authority Capital Grant - Mr Tony McNulty
19.6.07Proceeds of Crime Act - Mr Vernon Coaker
19.6.07Gatwick Express and Southern Franchises - Mr Tom Harris
20.6.07"Supporting People" Strategy Document - Mr Phil Woolas
20.6.07Agriculture and Fisheries Council - David Miliband
20.6.07Local Authority Fees and Charges Scheme - Mr Ben Bradshaw
20.6.07Diplomatic Missions/International Organisations (Unpaid Parking/Minor Traffic Violation Fines) - Margaret Beckett
20.6.07Diplomatic Missions (Non Domestic Rates Bills) - Margaret Beckett
20.6.07Diplomatic Immunity (Alleged Serious Offences) - Margaret Beckett
20.6.07Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Vera Baird
20.6.07"Confidence and confidentiality: Openness in family courts - a new approach" - Ms Harriet Harman
20.6.07Inquests into the Deaths of Servicemen - Ms Harriet Harman
20.6.07Regulatory Impact Assessment - Mr Pat McFadden
20.6.07Competitiveness Council - Malcolm Wicks
20.6.07General Affairs and External Relations Council - Mr Alistair Darling
20.6.07Bevin Boys Badge - Malcolm Wicks
20.6.07Construction Industry (Payment Practices) - Margaret Hodge
21.6.07Financial Services Authority - Ed Balls
21.6.07London Insurance Market Reform - Ed Balls
21.6.07Companies' Foreign Profits - Dawn Primarolo
21.6.07Credit Unions - Ed Balls
21.6.07Credit Union - Ed Balls
21.6.07Hot Water Safety - Angela E. Smith
21.6.07Social Housing - Yvette Cooper
21.6.07Care Matters: Time for Change - Alan Johnson
21.6.07Government Decontamination Service - Ian Pearson
21.6.07Control Orders - Mr Tony McNulty
21.6.07Counter-terrorism - Mr Tony McNulty
21.6.07Criminal Injuries Compensation - Joan Ryan
21.6.07Public Guardian Board - Vera Baird
21.6.07Secure Training Centres - Bridget Prentice
21.6.07Public Sector Bureaucracy - Hilary Armstrong
21.6.07Business Support - Margaret Hodge
21.6.07Low Pay Commission - Jim Fitzpatrick
21.6.07Royal Mail and Post Office Ltd - Jim Fitzpatrick
21.6.07Biofuels - Mr Douglas Alexander
21.6.07Rail Franchising (West Midlands) - Mr Tom Harris

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