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Weekly Information Bulletin: 31st January 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Commons
2 - 6 February 2009

Monday 2 February

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions; including Topical Questions

Debate - Opposition day (3rd allotted day) - Liberal Democrat motions; i) Government capital expenditure during the recession; ii) Standards of conduct in Parliament and constitutional reform

Adjournment - Preservation, protection and development in Eastham - Ben Chapman


Tuesday 3 February

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-2.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00 Implementation of Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in

Human Beings - Mr Anthony Steen

11.00-12.30Garden land development - Andrew George
12.30-13.00Bristol barrage and Severn Estuary tidal lagoons - Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger
13.00-13.30Welsh-language text on identity cards - Nia Griffith
13.30-14.00Tax credits - Jo Swinson

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Justice; including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Home Repossession (Protection) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore

Debate - Opposition day (4th allotted day) - i) Skills and further education in a recession; ii) Child Protection

Adjournment - Preparation for the 2011 Census in Southend - Mr David Amess


Wednesday 4 February

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Community land trusts and housing - Linda Gilroy
11.00-11.30Global population growth - Mr David Kidney
14.30-16.00Choose and book appointments in the NHS - Andrew Stunell
16.00-16.30Care of thalassaemia patients - Mr David Burrowes
16.30-17.00Recent developments in financial markets - Mr Andrew Pelling

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Scotland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Exercise of Reasonable Discretion Bill - Mr Tim Boswell

Motions - Relating to the Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports

Adjournment - UK involvement in the United States missile defence shield - Mr Peter Kilfoyle


Thursday 5 February

The House will sit at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform; Church Commissioners, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission; including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Topical Debate - ***

Debate - Afghanistan/Pakistan

Adjournment - Prejudice and mental health - Mr Charles Walker

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 5th Report from the Justice Committee, HC 184 I (Session 2007-08)

entitled 'Towards Effective Sentencing', and the Government's response, Cm 7476


Friday 6 February

The House will not be sitting

* Details known previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** There are no Westminster Hall Adjournment Debates scheduled

*** Details known the previous Monday evening and will appear in Tuesday's Order Paper


Provisional Forthcoming Business
of the House of Commons
9 - 13 February 2009

Monday 9 February

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Home Office; including Topical Questions

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - remaining stages

Adjournment - Neighbourhood renewal funding in Millfield and New England, Peterborough - Mr Stewart Jackson


Tuesday 10 February

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-2.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates - **

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health; including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope

Money resolution - Banking Bill

Legislation - Banking Bill - Lords amendments

Adjournment - *


Wednesday 11 February

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates - **

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill - Mr Martin Caton

Debate - Opposition day (5th allotted day) - subject to be announced

Legislation - consideration of any Lords Amendments

Adjournment - *


Thursday 12 February

The House will sit at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Treasury; including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Motions - Draft Social Security benefits up-rating order 2009; Draft guaranteed minimum pensions increase order 2009

Adjournment - *

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 10th Report from the Transport Committee, HC 219 (Session 2007-08) entitled 'Delivering a Sustainable railway: A 30-year Strategy for the Railways' and the Government's response, HC 1105

(Session 2007-08)


Friday 13 February

The House will not be sitting

* Details known previous Thursday after 1.00pm

** There are no Westminster Hall Adjournment Debates scheduled

*** Details known the previous Monday evening and will appear in Tuesday's Order Paper

 
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