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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th January 2008

Business of the House of Commons
21 - 25 January 2008

Monday 21 January

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence, including Topical Questions

Statement - Northern Rock - Mr Alistair Darling

Statement - MOD (Data Loss) - Des Browne

Legislation - European Union (Amendment) Bill - Second reading (Motion, on a Division, agreed to)

Adjournment - 0844 revenue sharing telephone numbers - Mr Graham Stuart

The House rose at 10.51 pm

Tuesday 22 January

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Homeworkers - Mr Fabian Hamilton
11.00-12.30Regional Spatial Strategy for the South West - Mr Christopher Chope
12.30-13.00Death of Mr David Burrows and West Yorkshire Police - Mike Wood
13.00-13.30Regulation of slurry - Mr David Heath
13.30-14.00Case for keeping Loftus Saxon treasures in a local museum - Dr Ashok Kumar

The House sat at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Transport, including Topical Questions

Presentation of Bill - Football Spectators and Sports Grounds Bill - Mr Russell Brown (Bill presented and read a First time)

Presentation of Bill - Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill - Colin Challen (Bill presented and read a First time)

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Online Purchasing of Goods and Services (Age Verification) Bill - Margaret Moran (Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation - Energy Bill - Second reading

Programme motion - Energy Bill (on a Division, agreed to)

Money resolution - Energy Bill (agreed to)

Adjournment - Retirement from the fire service on grounds of ill health - Mr John Heppell

The House rose at 10.45 pm

Wednesday 23 January

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

09.30-11.00Employment of overseas footballers - Mr Iain Duncan Smith
11.00-11.30Animal Welfare in circuses - Mark Pritchard
14.30-16.00Pleural plaques victims compensation - Jim Sheridan
16.00-16.30UK bird registration scheme - Martin Salter
16.30-17.00Television reception in the Hedges area of Rushden - Mr Peter Bone

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Scotland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Christmas Savings Schemes (Regulation) Bill - Anne Snelgrove (Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation - Sale of Student Loans Bill - Remaining stages (As amended, considered, read a Third time)

Adjournment - NHS maternity services in East Sussex - Mr Nigel Waterson

The House rose at 7.23pm

Thursday 24 January

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury, including Topical Questions

Presentation of Bill - Counter-Terrorism Bill - Jacqui Smith (Bill presented and read a First time)

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Motions - Relating to the Senior Salary Review Body Report (agreed to)

Adjournment - Future of the Defence Aviation Repair Agency - Gordon Banks

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30 and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - Debate on the 8th Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2006-07, on Global Security: The Middle East, HC 363 and the Government response, Cm 7212

The House rose at 5.48pm

Friday 25 January

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members' Bills - Planning and Energy Bill - Mr Michael Fallon (2R); Environmental Protection (Transfers at Sea) Bill - Mr Mark Lazarowicz (2R); Disqualification from Parliament (Taxation Status) Bill - Mr Gordon Prentice (2R)

Adjournment - Taking Luton Town Football Club out of administration - Mrs Nadine Dorries

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the House rose on Friday

Written Ministerial Statements
21 - 25 January 2008

21.01.08ECOFIN - Mr Alistair Darling
21.01.08Correction to Written Answer - Mr Ivan Lewis
21.01.08Physics Review - Mr John Denham
21.01.08Administration and Enforcement Restrictions Orders - Bridget Prentice
22.01.08Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study - Mr John Hutton
22.01.08Agriculture and Fisheries Council (December 2007) - Hilary Benn
22.01.08Winter Flood Risk (Update) - Hilary Benn
22.01.08Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill - Mr James Plaskitt
22.01.08Pension Service/Disability and Carers Service - Mr Peter Hain
23.01.08Renewable Energy - Mr John Hutton
23.01.08New Strategic Framework - David Miliband
23.01.08Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill - Dawn Primarolo
23.01.08Her Majesty's Courts Service - Mr Jack Straw
23.01.08Sir John Baker Review - Ms Harriet Harman
24.01.08(Regulatory) Impact Assessments - Mr Pat McFadden
24.01.08Police Grant (England and Wales) - Mr Tony McNulty
24.01.08Local Government Finance Settlement (England) 2008-09 to 2010-11 - John Healey
24.01.08Latin America (Development) - Mr Douglas Alexander
24.01.08Review of Voting Systems - Mr Michael Wills
24.01.08Blue Badge Parking Scheme (Consultation) - Ms Rosie Winterton

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