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Weekly Information Bulletin: 29th November 2008

Business of the House of Commons
24 - 26 November 2008

Monday 24 November

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions; including Topical Questions

Statement - Pre-Budget Report - Chancellor of the Exchequer

Legislation - Planning Bill - Programme Motion (No. 4) (Agreed on Division)

Legislation - Planning Bill - Lords Amendments (Lords amendments considered)

Motion - relating to the salary of the Information Commissioner (Agreed)

Adjournment - Care farming and disadvantaged groups - Mr Mark Todd

The House rose at 10.18pm

Tuesday 25 November

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Fire services in Hertfordshire - Anne Main
11.00-12.30Equitable Life - Jo Swinson
12.30-13.00Information sharing by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency - James Brokenshire
13.00-13.30Administration of the education maintenance allowance - Mr Gordon Prentice
13.30-14.00Supervision of paedophiles - Mr Rob Wilson

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Transport; including Topical Questions; Women and Equality

Statement - Employment - James Purnell

Pre-Budget Report - application for emergency debate - Mr George Osborne (Agreed)

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Children (Protection of Privacy) - Kerry McCarthy (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] - Programme Motion (No. 2) (Agreed)

Legislation - Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] - Lords Amendments (Lords amendments considered)

Legislation - Pensions Bill - Programme Motion (No. 2) (Agreed)

Legislation - Pensions Bill - Lords Amendments (Lords amendments considered)

Adjournment - Release from prison of Mr John Haase and Mr Paul Bennett - Mr Peter Kilfoyle

The House rose at 8.57pm

Wednesday 26 November

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Temporary housing - Mr Neil Gerrard
11.00-11.30Future of secondary education in Croxteth, Liverpool - Mr Robert N Wareing
14.30-16.00Sex education in schools - Philip Davies
16.00-16.30Effect of interest rates on mortgage holders - John Barrett
16.30-17.00Compensation for pleural plaques victims - Jim Sheridan

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Debate - Pre-Budget Report

Statement - Local Government Finance Settlement

Ten Minute Rule Bill - withdrawn

Legislation - Banking Bill - Programme Motion (No. 2) (Agreed)

Legislation - Banking Bill - Report stage (as amended, considered)

Legislation - consideration of any Lords Amendments

Prorogation- Ending the 2007/2008 session

Written Ministerial Statements
24 - 26 November 2008

24.11.08Public Forest Estate - Hilary Benn
24.11.08Tasers -Jacqui Smith
24.11.08Data Protection (Information Commissioner) - Mr Michael Wills
24.11.08Equality 2025: the UK Advisory Network on Disability Equality - Jonathan Shaw
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limits (2008-09) - Mr Pat McFadden
25.11.08Regional Development Agency (Board Appointments) - Mr Pat McFadden
25.11.08HM Revenue and Customs (Departmental Expenditure Limits) - Mr Stephen Timms
25.11.08National Savings and Investments (Departmental Expenditure Limit) - Ian Pearson
25.11.08Value Added Tax - Mr Stephen Timms
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit 2008-09 - Angela Eagle
25.11.08ECOFIN - Ian Pearson
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit 2008-09 - Ed Balls
25.11.08Local Government - John Healey
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (2008-09) - Hazel Blears
25.11.08UK Location Strategy (Place Matters) - Mr Sadiq Khan
25.11.08Coalition Regional Commands (Iraq) - Mr John Hutton
25.11.08NATO Defence Ministerial Meetings - Mr John Hutton
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (2008-09) - Mr John Hutton
25.11.08Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Hilary Benn
25.11.08Winter Supplementary Estimates - David Miliband
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (2008-09) - Mr Ben Bradshaw
25.11.08Office for Strategic Co-ordination of Health Research (Progress Report) - Alan Johnson
25.11.08Correction (Written Answer) - Mr Ben Bradshaw
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (2008-09) - Jacqui Smith
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) - Mr John Denham
25.11.08Student Finance (Uprating) - Mr David Lammy
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) - Mr Douglas Alexander
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (2008-09) - Mr Jack Straw
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) - Mr Liam Byrne
25.11.08UK Statistics Authority: DEL (2008-09) - Kevin Brennan
25.11.08Charity Commission (Departmental Expenditure Limit) - Kevin Brennan
25.11.08Topical Debates - Ms Harriet Harman
25.11.08Non-Jury Trials - Paul Goggins
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure limit (2008-09) - Mr Shaun Woodward
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) - Mr Jim Murphy
25.11.08Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
25.11.08Correction (Written Answer) - Jim Fitzpatrick
25.11.08Sustainable Transport System - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
25.11.08Welsh Assembly Government Departmental Expenditure Limit - Mr Paul Murphy
25.11.08Independent living Strategy - Jonathan Shaw
25.11.08Remploy - Jonathan Shaw
25.11.08Improving Health and Work: Changing Lives - James Purnell
26.11.08Youth Crime Action Plan (Family Support) - Ed Balls
26.11.08Education Maintenance Allowance - Jim Knight
26.11.08Supporting People - Mr Sadiq Khan
26.11.08FiReControl - Mr Sadiq Khan
26.11.08Local Government - John Healey
26.11.08State Aid Notification - Andy Burnham
26.11.08EU Energy Council - Edward Miliband
26.11.08Bluetongue Serotype One - Hilary Benn
26.11.08Visit to Israel, the Occupied Territories, Syria and Lebanon - David Miliband
26.11.08Police and Community Safety (Funding Settlement 2009-10) - Mr Vernon Coaker
26.11.08Zimbabwe - Mr Douglas Alexander
26.11.08Probation Services (Best Value) - Mr David Hanson
26.11.08Publication of Election Candidates' Addresses - Mr Michael Wills
26.11.08Motorcycling Test - Jim Fitzpatrick
26.11.08King Review (Government Response) - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
26.11.08Civil Aviation - Mr Geoffrey Hoon
26.11.08Protection from Disability Discrimination - Jonathan Shaw
26.11.08Pension Schemes - Ms Rosie Winterton

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