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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th December 2007

Legislation - General Notes

In the list of Bills which follows, the type of Bill is shown at the left-hand margin next to the title by the following codes:

GGovernment Bills
CConsolidation Bills
BPrivate Members' Bills (under the ballot procedure). The number after refers to position in ballot
PPrivate Members' Bills (under SO No 57)
TPrivate Members' Bills (under the Ten Minute Rule, SO No 23)
LPrivate Members' Bills starting in the House of Lords
[HL]Bill starting in the House of Lords
HYBRID Public Bill which affects private interests of particular persons or corporate bodies as distinct from the private interests of all persons or bodies

Abbreviations:

1RFirst reading: date of presentation (formal, no debate)
2RSecond reading (debate on the principle(s) of the Bill)
MRMoney resolution (normally taken after 2R only shown in the list if taken at another time)
GMGuillotine Motion
SRCSecond Reading Committee (2R taken in Committee: formal 2R in whole House next day unless otherwise stated)
SGC/WGCScottish or Welsh Grand Committee consideration of principles (equates with SRC)
PBCPublic Bill Committee in the House of Commons
CommCommittee of the Whole House
Comm**House of Lords Grand Committee, taken in a committee room
JCCBJoint Committee on Consolidation Bills
JC TLRBJoint Committee on Tax Law Re-write Bills (the date indicates the date on which the Bill was committed to the Joint Committee).
SCStanding Committee
SSC/SSSCSpecial Standing Committee/Special Scottish Standing Committee on a Bill, where public evidence is taken
CNCommittee negatived. (Indicates that there was no debate at committee stage in the House of Lords)
OCDOrder of Commitment discharged (no debate at committee stage in the House of Lords)
RepReport stage (detailed review of the Bill as amended in committee)
3RThird reading (final debate on the Bill)
RSRemaining stages of a bill on the same day (usually report stage and third reading)
LALords' amendments considered in the House of Commons
CACommons' amendments considered in the House of Lords
RABill formally becomes an Act of Parliament
CHChapter number
COCarry-over Motion
RCRe-committal to a Public Bill Committee, or to Committee stage in House of Lords
ProgProgramme Motion
ATMAllocation of Time Motion
SelComBill referred to a Select Committee
Prov 2R (Rep,3R)Provisional date for 2R of a Bill etc. For Private Members' Bills (if set down for a Private Members Bill Friday) this is followed, by the position of the Bill in the order of business for that day.
PriPrivate sitting (can occur at any stage)
*Indicates proceedings were formal with no debate
# Member in charge has named a date for consideration which is not a Private Members' Bill Friday, therefore the Bill will not be debated.
Deb adjDebate adjourned

Order for 2nd

Reading lapsed Bill has not been printed, therefore does not appear on the order paper on the named day
DroppedDay for the next reading has not been named or time has run out for the Bill to be considered
Withdrawn Member in charge has withdrawn the Bill
Stood overFewer than 40 Members present at a division, question not decided and business under consideration stood over until next sitting of the House


Complete list of Public Bills before Parliament this Session

The following is a list of Public Bills which are before Parliament this session, with the exception of Order Confirmation Bills.

To save space, the list is abbreviated. The title of the Bill is followed by the name of the Member and/or Peer sponsoring it. The letter denotes the type of Bill (see Legislation - General Notes). This is followed by the Bill number(s) with full bill reprints indicated by the use of bold. Then follow the dates of the various stages. All forthcoming, and therefore provisional, dates are italicised. Government Bills are listed in bold type.

For an explanation of Parliamentary consideration of Public Bills see HCIO Factsheets L1 and L2

ALCOHOL LABELLING [HL] (L) Lord Mitchell

Lords: (10)*1R: 22.11.2007Prov 2R: No date

ANIMALS ACT 1971 (AMENDMENT) (B6) Stephen Crabb

Commons: (18)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 14.3.2008 (1)

BOROUGH FREEDOM (B15) Derek Conway

Commons: (23)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 1.2.2008 (4)

BRITISH BOARD OF FILM CLASSIFICATION (ACCOUNTABILITY TO PARLIAMENT AND APPEALS) (B4) Julian Brazier

Commons: (16)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 29.2.2008 (1)

CHANNEL TUNNEL RAIL LINK (SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS) (G) Ruth Kelly

Commons: (4)*1R: 8.11.20072R: 20.11.2007Prog: 20.11.2007MR: 20.11.2007PBC: 4.12.2007Prov Rep: No date

CHILD MAINTENANCE AND OTHER PAYMENTS (G) John Hutton

(introduced in 2006-07 and carried over to 2007-08)

Commons: (118, 156, 2006-07)1R: 5.6.20072R: 4.7.2007Prog: 4.7.2007CO: 4.7.2007MR: 4.7.2007PBC: 17, 19 & 24.7; 9, 11 & 16.10.2007
Commons: (3, 2007-08)1R: 7.11.20072R: 7.11.2007Rep: 3.12.20073R: 3.12.2007
Lords: (12, 2007-08)*1R: 4.12.2007Prov 2R: 18.12.2007

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS [HL] (G) Lord Adonis

Lords: (8)*1R: 14.11.20072R: 26.11.2007Prov Comm**: No date

CLIMATE CHANGE [HL] (G) Lord Rooker

Lords: (9)*1R: 14.11.20072R: 27.11.2007Prov Comm: 11.12.2007

CONSOLIDATED FUND (G) Jane Kennedy

Commons: (14)*1R: 5.12.20072R: 6.12.20073R: 6.12.2007

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND IMMIGRATION (G) David Hanson

(introduced in 2006-07 and carried over to 2007-08)

Commons: (130, 2006-07)1R: 26.6.20072R: 8.10.2007Prog: 8.10.2007MR: 8.10.2007CO: 8.10.2007PBC: 16, 18, 23 & 25.10.2007
Commons: (1, 2007-08)1R: 7.11.20072R: 7.11.2007PBC: 20, 22, 27 & 29.11.2007Prov Rep: No date

CROSSRAIL (HYBRID BILL) (H) Douglas Alexander

(introduced in 2004-05, carried over to 2005-06, carried over to 2006-07 and carried over to 2007-08)

Commons: (62, 2004-05)*1R: 22.2.2005CO: 7.4.2005
Lords: (, 2004-05)CO: 7.4.2005CO: 7.4.2005CO: 7.4.2005CO: 7.4.2005
Commons: (1, 2005-06)*1R: 18.5.20052R: 19.7.2005MR: 19.7.2005SelCom: 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 & 31.1; 1, 7, 8, 9, 15 & 28.2; 1, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 23, 28, 29 & 30.3; 18, 19, 20 & 27.4; 2, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23 & 24.5; 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29.6; 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 25 & 26.7; 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 & 24.10.2006CO: 31.10.2006
Lords: (, 2005-06)CO: 6.11.2006CO: 6.11.2006CO: 6.11.2006
Commons: (2, 163, 2006-07)*1R: 16.11.2006*2R: 16.11.2006PBC: 16, 17, 18, 25, 30 & 31.1; 6, 7, 8, 20, 21 & 27.2; 1, 13, 14, 20, 22 & 28.3; 10 & 12.7; 9.10.2007CO: 23.10.2007
Lords: (, 2006-07)CO: 25.10.2007
Commons: (5, 2007-08)*1R: 8.11.2007*2R: 8.11.2007PBC: 22 & 27.11.2007Prov Rep: 13.12.2007 Prov 3R: 13.12.2007

DISABLED PERSONS (INDEPENDENT LIVING) [HL] (L) Lord Ashley of Stoke

Lords: (4)*1R: 7.11.2007Prov 2R: 14.12.2007

DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARLIAMENT (TAXATION STATUS) (B20) Gordon Prentice

Commons: (24)*1R: 5.12.2007Prov 2R: 25.1.2008 (3)

DORMANT BANK AND BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNTS [HL] (G) Lord Davies of Oldham

Lords: (2)*1R: 7.11.20072R: 21.11.2007Prov Comm**: 10.12.2007

EDUCATION AND SKILLS (G) Ed Balls

Commons: (12)*1R: 28.11.2007Prov 2R: No date

EMPLOYMENT BILL [HL] (G) Lord Jones of Birmingham

Lords: ()*1R: 6.12.2007

ENERGY SAVING (DAYLIGHT) (B2) Tim Yeo

Commons: (21)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 7.3.2008 (2)

ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION (AIRPORTS) (B17) Justine Greening

Commons: (34)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 14.3.2008 (2)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (TRANSFERS AT SEA) (B8) Mark Lazarowicz

Commons: (20)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 25.1.2008 (2)

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (FINANCE) (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (2)*1R: 7.11.20072R: 19.11.2007Prog: 19.11.2007MR: 19.11.2007Prov PBC: No date

FIXED TERM PARLIAMENT (B12) David Howarth

Commons: (30)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 16.5.2008 (1)

FOOD PRODUCTS (MARKETING TO CHILDREN) (B7) Nigel Griffiths

Commons: (19)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 25.4.2008 (1)

FORCES WIDOWS' PENSIONS (EQUALITY OF TREATMENT) (B13) Michael Mates

Commons: (31)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 1.2.2008 (3)

FOREIGN NATIONALS (STATISTICS) (B19) William Cash

Commons: (36)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 9.5.2008 (1)

HEALTH AND SAFETY (OFFENCES) (B9) Keith Hill

Commons: (29)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 1.2.2008 (2)

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (G) Alan Johnson

Commons: (9)*1R: 15.11.20072R: 26.11.2007Prog: 26.11.2007MR: 26.11.2007Prov PBC: No date

HOUSE OF LORDS [HL] (L) Lord Steel of Aikwood

Lords: (3)*1R: 7.11.20072R: 30.11.2007Prov Comm: No date

HOUSING AND REGENERATION (G) Hazel Blears

Commons: (8)*1R: 15.11.20072R: 27.11.2007Prog: 27.11.2007MR: 27.11.2007Prov PBC: 11.12.2007Prov PBC: 13.12.2007

HUMAN FERTILISATION AND EMBRYOLOGY [HL] (G) Lord Darzi of Denham

Lords: (6, 6)*1R: 8.11.20072R: 19 & 21.11.2007Comm: 3 & 4.12.2007Prov Comm: 10.12.2007

KIDNEY TRANSPLANT [HL] (L) Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Lords: (11)*1R: 28.11.2007Prov 2R: No date

LEASEHOLD REFORM (B14) Simon Hughes

Commons: (32)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)2R: 22.2.2008 (2)

LOCAL TRANSPORT [HL] (G) Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lords: (1)*1R: 7.11.20072R: 20.11.2007Prov Comm**: 6.12.2007

NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (7)*1R: 12.11.2007Prov 2R: 17.12.2007

PENSIONS (G) Peter Hain

Commons: (25)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: No date

PLANNING (G) Hazel Blears

Commons: (11)*1R: 27.11.2007Prov 2R: 10.12.2007

PLANNING AND ENERGY (B1) Michael Fallon

Commons: (17)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 25.1.2008 (1)

POWERS OF ENTRY ETC. [HL] (L) Lord Selsdon

Lords: (5)*1R: 7.11.2007Prov 2R: 14.12.2007

PRIVATE EQUITY (TRANSFER OF UNDERTAKINGS AND PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT) (B5) John Heppell

Commons: (28)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 7.3.2008 (1)

PUBLIC SECTOR BUILDINGS (ENERGY PERFORMANCE) (B18) Anne Snelgrove

Commons: (35)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)2R: 25.4.2008 (2)

REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT AND SANCTIONS [HL] (G) Lord Bach

Lords: (7)*1R: 8.11.20072R: 28.11.2007Prov Comm**: No date

SALE OF STUDENT LOANS (G) John Denham

Commons: (6)*1R: 8.11.20072R: 22.11.2007Prog: 22.11.2007MR: 22.11.2007PBC: 4.12.2007Prov Rep: No date

SOUND RECORDINGS (COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION) (B16) Pete Wishart

Commons: (33)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 7.3.2008 (3)

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS (INFORMATION) (B2) Sharon Hodgson

Commons: (26)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 1.2.2008 (1)

TEMPORARY AND AGENCY WORKERS (EQUAL TREATMENT) (B3) Andrew Miller

Commons: (27)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 22.2.2008 (1)

VOTING AGE (REDUCTION) (B22) Julie Morgan

Commons: (22)*1R: 5.12.2007 (Not printed)Prov 2R: 6.6.2008 (1)

 
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