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Weekly Information Bulletin: 13th October 2007

Business of the House of Commons
8 - 12 October 2007

Monday 8 October

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Statement - Iraq - Prime Minister

Statement - Foot and Mouth/Bluetongue - Hilary Benn

Legislation - Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill - Second Reading (Agreed)

Programme Motion - Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (Agreed on division)

Carry-over Motion - Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (Agreed on division)

Adjournment - Pre-payment water tariffs - Dr Alan Whitehead

The House rose at 10.50pm

Tuesday 9 October

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Government policy on speech, language and communications support in educational settings - John Bercow
11.00-12.30Impact of health funding on health inequalities - Mr Neil Turner
12.30-13.00Government IT and software procurement - Dr John Pugh
13.00-13.30Licensing of child location services - Judy Mallaber
13.30-14.00Future of general practice in Northamptonshire - Mr Philip Hollobone

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Statement - Pre-Budget Report and Comprehensive Spending Review - Mr Darling

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Ports (Regulation) Bill - Anne Moffat (Agreed)

Debate - Defence Procurement on a Motion for the Adjournment of the House

Adjournment - Anti-doping in Sport: the case of Paul Edwards - Mrs Maria Miller

The House rose at 10.08pm

Wednesday 10 October

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Economic regeneration of Blackpool - Mr Gordon Marsden
11.00-11.30Constitutional status of local government - Mr Graham Allen
14.30-16.00Future of smaller general hospitals in England - Tony Baldry
16.00-16.30Health impact of mobile phone masts - Tom Brake
16.30-17.00Proposed closure of HM Revenue and Customs offices in Sunderland - Mr Chris Mullin

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Statement - Health and Social Care - Mr Alan Johnson

Presentation Bill - Microgeneration and Local Energy Bill - Dr Alan Whitehead (Bill presented and read a first time)

Presentation Bill - Fixed Term Parliaments Bill - David Howarth (Bill presented and read a first time)

Debate - Opposition Day (19th allotted) - i) Department of Children, Schools and Young Families (Motion, as amended, agreed); ii) Home Information Packs and Stamp Duty (Motion, as amended, agreed)


Adjournment - Proposals for a written constitution - Keith Vaz

The House rose at 7.59pm

Thursday 11 October

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform; Minister for Women and Equality

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - Financial Market Instability - Mr Darling

Legislation - Greater London Authority Bill - Consideration of Lords amendments (Lords amendments considered)

Legislation - Further Education and Training Bill [HL] - Consideration of Lords amendments (Lords message considered)

Adjournment - Flooding in Gloucestershire - Mr Laurence Robertson

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 3rd report from the Foreign Affairs Committee on Human Rights (HC 269) and the Governments response thereto (Cm 7127)

The House rose at 4.53pm

Friday 12 October

The House did not sit

* Details known previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** Details known previous Wednesday after 1.00pm

Written Ministerial Statements
8 - 12 October 2007

8.10.07ECOFIN: 14-15 September 2007 - Mr Alistair Darling
8.10.07ECOFIN: 9 October 2007 - Mr Alistair Darling
8.10.07International Financial Market Instability - Mr Alistair Darling
8.10.07Capital Investment in Schools, 2008-11 - Jim Knight
8.10.07Enterprise Week 2007 - Mr Stephen Timms
8.10.07UK Hydrographic Office - Derek Twigg
8.10.07Pattern of Military Low Flying Across the United Kingdom 2006-07 - Derek Twigg
8.10.07Future Army Structure - Mr Bob Ainsworth
8.10.07Update on Foot and Mouth Disease and Bluetongue - Hilary Benn
8.10.07Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board - Joan Ruddock
8.10.07Burma - David Miliband
8.10.07Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill - Dawn Primarolo
8.10.07NHS Injury Benefits - Mr Ben Bradshaw
8.10.07Recruitment to Medical Training - Mr Ben Bradshaw
8.10.07Adult Mental Health Services - Mr Ivan Lewis
8.10.07Juxtaposed Control Zones, Eurostar Terminals - Mr Liam Byrne
8.10.07Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - Mr Douglas Alexander
8.10.07EU Development Ministers Informal Meeting, 21 and 22 September 2007 - Mr Gareth Thomas
8.10.07Review of the Use of Restraint in Juvenile Secure Settings - Mr David Hanson
8.10.07Judicial Appointments - Mr Jack Straw
8.10.07Land Registration Rules - Mr Michael Wills
8.10.07Freedom of Information - Mr Michael Wills
8.10.07North/South Implementation Bodies and Tourism Ireland Ltd - Mr Shaun Woodward
8.10.07Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel - Paul Goggins
8.10.07European Transport Council - Ms Rosie Winterton
8.10.07Trunk Roads - Mr Tom Harris
9.10.07Planning - Yvette Cooper
9.10.07Iraq: Assistance to Locally Employed Staff - David Miliband
9.10.07Justice and Home Affairs Informal Council 1 and 2 October - Meg Hillier
9.10.07Police Performance Assessments 2006-07 - Mr Tony McNulty
9.10.07Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation - Jim Fitzpatrick
10.10.07Low Pay Commission - Mr Pat McFadden
10.10.07Capital Investment in Schools 2008-11 - Jim Knight
10.10.07Flood Defence - Hilary Benn
10.10.07Higher Education Students (Loans, Grants and Fees) - Bill Rammell
11.10.07UK Assets Freezing Regime - Kitty Usher
11.10.07Armed Forces Compensation Scheme - Des Browne
11.10.07General Affairs and External Relations Council - Mr Jim Murphy
11.10.07Correction to Written Answer - Dr Kim Howells
11.10.07NHS Foundation Trusts - Mr Ben Bradshaw
11.10.07International Labour Organisation Instruments - Mr James Plaskitt

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