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Weekly Information Bulletin: 24th November 2007

Business of the House of Commons
19 - 23 November 2007

Monday 19 November

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions, including Topical Questions

Statement - Northern Rock - Alistair Darling

Legislation - European Communities (Finance) Bill - Second reading (Agreed on division)

Programme motion - European Communities (Finance) Bill (Agreed)

Money resolution - European Communities (Finance) Bill (Agreed)

Adjournment - New flight paths into Southampton and Bournemouth airports - Sir George Young

The House rose at 10.50 pm

Tuesday 20 November

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Children in detention - Ms Diane Abbott
11.00-12.30Review of local government structure in Norfolk - Mr Keith Simpson
12.30-13.00Economic development in Falkirk - Eric Joyce
13.00-13.30Digital broadcasting services in the Forest of Dean - Mr Mark Harper
13.30-14.00Housing demand in West Ham - Lyn Brown

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Statement - HM Revenue and Customs - Alistair Darling

Legislation - Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill (Supplementary Provisions) - Second reading (Agreed)

Programme motion - Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill (Supplementary Provisions) (Agreed)

Money resolution - Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill (Supplementary Provisions) (Agreed)

Adjournment - Case of Michael Shields - Mrs Louise Ellman

The House rose at 7.36 pm

Wednesday 21 November

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Future of the British horse racing industry - Mr Hugo Swire
11.00-11.30Customs and security at Welsh ports - Mr Stephen Crabb
14.30-16.00Barnett formula - Graham Stringer
16.00-16.30Housing in Northampton - Ms Sally Keeble
16.30-17.00Funding for Dyfed-Powys Police Force - Mark Williams

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Debate - Opposition Day (1st allotted day) - Government policy on schools reform (Motion, as amended, agreed to); Healthcare-associated infections (Motion, as amended, agreed to)

Adjournment - Policing in Northern Ireland - David Simpson

The House rose at 7.58 pm

Thursday 22 November

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - Pandemic Influenza - Alan Johnson

Topical Debate - Climate change

Legislation - Sale of Student Loans Bill - Second reading

Programme motion - Sale of Student Loans Bill (Agreed)

Money resolution - Sale of Student Loans Bill (Agreed)

Adjournment - Bass minimum landing size - Martin Salter

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30 and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - Debate on Inter-Parliamentary Union

The House rose at 5.37 pm

Friday 23 November

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements
19 - 23 November 2007

19.11.07Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance - Mr John Hutton
19.11.07Local Government - John Healey
19.11.07Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (2008-11) - Hilary Benn
19.11.07Justice and Home Affairs Council - Meg Hillier
19.11.07Land Registry - Mr Michael Wills
19.11.07Robert Hamill Inquiry (Legal Costs) - Mr Shaun Woodward
20.11.072007 UK Convergence Programme - Kitty Ussher
20.11.07Employment Agencies and Employment - Mr Pat McFadden
20.11.07The South West of England Regional Development Agency - Mr Stephen Timms
20.11.07Commonwealth heads of Government Meeting (Kampala- November 2007) - David Miliband
20.11.07Middle East - David Miliband
20.11.07Bangladesh (Cyclone Sidr) - Mr Douglas Alexander
20.11.07Government Response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life's Eleventh Report 'Review of the Electoral Commission' - Mr Jack Straw
20.11.07Legacy Trust - Tessa Jowell
20.11.07Crossrail Bill: Publication of Command Papers - Mr Tom Harris
21.11.07EU Competitiveness Council (Brussels) - Mr Stephen Timms
21.11.07Winter Supplementary Estimates (2007-08) - Des Browne
21.11.07Patient Satisfaction (NHS Cleanliness) - Alan Johnson
21.11.07Animal Procedures Committee (Annual Report) - Meg Hillier
21.11.07EU Competitiveness Council (Brussels) - Ian Pearson
22.11.07Budget ECOFIN - Kitty Ussher
22.11.07East of England Regional Development Agency - Mr Stephen Timms
22.11.07Manufacturing Strategy - Mr John Hutton
22.11.07Early Years (Capital Funding) - Beverley Hughes
22.11.07Home Information Packs - Yvette Cooper
22.11.07Specified Animal Pathogens Order Licence Conditions - Hilary Benn
22.11.07Entry Clearance Refusals - David Miliband
22.11.07Primary Care Trusts (Revenue Allocations) - Mr Ben Bradshaw
22.11.07Immigration - Mr Liam Byrne
22.11.07UK and the World Bank 2006-07 - Mr Douglas Alexander
22.11.07Numbers and Cost of Special Advisers - Mr Gordon Brown
22.11.07Heathrow Airport Consultation - Ruth Kelly

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