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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th December 2007

Business of the House of Commons
3 - 7 December 2007

Monday 3 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence, including Topical Questions

Legislation - Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill - Remaining stages

(As amended, considered; read a Third time)

Adjournment - Healthcare provisions - Dr Richard Taylor

The House rose at 9.30 pm

Tuesday 4 December

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Development in Aylesbury - John Bercow
11.00-12.30Public service television for children - Mr Neil Gerrard
12.30-13.00Legal process in relation to custody of and access to children - Mr Frank Doran
13.00-13.30Ministerial accountability to Parliament- Mr Mark Harper
13.30-14.00Women and girls' football - Mr Richard Caborn

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Transport, including Topical Questions

Oral Statement - Nimrod XV230 - Des Browne

Debate - Opposition Day (3rd allotted day) - i) Funding of political parties (Motion, as amended, agreed to); ii) Performance of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Motion, as amended, agreed to)

Adjournment - Health and Safety in graveyards - John Mann (Withdrawn)

The House rose at 10.30 pm

Wednesday 5 December

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Impact of Christianphobia on communities - Mark Pritchard
11.00-11.30Crime related to identity and internet fraud - Tom Brake
14.30-16.00Sentencing for fatal hit and run accidents - Jeff Ennis
16.00-16.30Public service broadcasting obligations and ITV regional programming - Mr John Grogan
16.30-17.00Planning and housing in Mid Dorset and North Poole constituency - Annette Brooke

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Statement - Prisons (Carter Review) - Mr Jack Straw

Statement - Benefits Uprating - Mr Mike O'Brien

Presentation of Bill - Pensions - Mr Peter Hain (Bill presented and read a first time)

Debate - Estimates (1st Allotted Day) - i) Standards of Conduct in Public Life; ii) Benefits Simplification

Presentation of Bill - Consolidated Fund Bill - Jane Kennedy (Bill presented and read a first time)

Adjournment - Scallop dredging in Lyme Bay - Mr Oliver Letwin

The House rose at 7.31pm

Thursday 6 December

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, including Topical Questions

Oral Statement - Annual uprating of Local Authorities Allocations

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Legislation - Consolidated Fund Bill - First, Second and Third readings

Topical Debate - Health consequences and availability of cheap alcohol

Debate - On fisheries

Adjournment - Rail services to Enfield North - Joan Ryan

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30 and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - Debate on the report from International Development Committee on DFID assistance to Burmese internally displaced people and refugees on the Thai-Burma border

The House rose at 6.30 pm

Friday 7 December

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements
3 - 7 December 2007

3.12.07ECOFIN (4 December 2007) - Mr Alistair Darling
3.12.07ECOFIN (13 November 2007) - Mr Alistair Darling
3.12.07C-17 Globemaster - Des Browne
3.12.07Marine Services - Des Browne
3.12.07CJD Surveillance Unit (Annual Report) - Dawn Primarolo
3.12.07Cancer Reform Strategy - Alan Johnson
3.12.07Special Disability Employment Services - Mrs Anne McGuire
4.12.07Tax Information Exchange (UK and Bermuda) - Jane Kennedy
4.12.07One Northeast Regional Development Agency - Mr Stephen Timms
4.12.07Infrastructure for Housing - Yvette Cooper
4.12.07Nimrod XV230 - Des Browne
4.12.07Authorisations of NHS Foundation Trusts - Mr Ben Bradshaw
4.12.07Bus Passenger Representative Body Consultation - Ms Rosie Winterton
4.12.07Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (5-6 December) - Mr James Plaskitt
4.12.07Housing and Regeneration Bill Contingency Fund - Yvette Cooper
5.12.07Building and Regulations 2000 and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2000 - Mr Iain Wright
5.12.07Local Government - John Healey
5.12.07Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (5-6 December 2007) - Dawn Primarolo
5.12.07Stroke Strategy for England - Alan Johnson
5.12.07"Valuing People Now" - Alan Johnson
5.12.07Animal Procedures - Meg Hillier
5.12.07Immigration (Migration Reform) - Jacqui Smith
5.12.07Justice and Home Affairs Council (6-7 December) - Meg Hillier
5.12.07ICL Plastics Ltd/ICL Tech Ltd Plastics - Mr Peter Hain
6.12.07Financial Inclusion - Kitty Ussher
6.12.07Pre-Budget Report (Consultation) - Jane Kennedy
6.12.07Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill - Mr Stephen Timms
6.12.07(Adoptions) Guatemala - Kevin Brennan
6.12.07Supporting People - Yvette Cooper
6.12.07Greater London Authority - John Healey
6.12.07UK Hydrographic Office - Derek Twigg
6.12.07Women's Land Army/Women's Timber Corps - Hilary Benn
6.12.07General Affairs and External Relations Council - Mr Jim Murphy
6.12.07Police Funding (2008-09 to 2010-11) - Jacqui Smith
6.12.07Police Officer Pay - Jacqui Smith
6.12.07Counter-Terrorism - Jacqui Smith
6.12.07Corston Report - Mr David Hanson
6.12.07A303 Stonehenge - Mr Tom Harris
6.12.07EU Transport Council - Ms Rosie Winterton
6.12.07National Bus Concessionary Fares - Ms Rosie Winterton
6.12.07Benefit Uprating - Mr Peter Hain

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