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Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th February 2009

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

Motion - To approve the Standards and Privileges Committee 4th Report, HC 208 (Session 2008-09) entitled 'Dual Reporting and Revised Guide to the Rules'

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Report stage (day 1)

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 -

09.30-11.00 Implications of the Rose Report - Dr Ian Gibson
11.00-12.30United States of America - Mark Pritchard
12.30-13.00Funding for building schools for the future programme in Dudley - Lynda Waltho
13.00-13.30Jobcentre services in the Highlands - Danny Alexander
13.30-14.00Agriculture in West Dorset - Mr Oliver Letwin

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Health; including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Employment Opportunities Bill - Mr Christopher Chope

Money resolution - Banking Bill

Legislation - Banking Bill - Lords amendments

Adjournment - Mr Charles Stuart and the Ministry of Defence - Mr Marsha Singh


Wednesday 11 February

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Implications of the EU working time directive for retained fire-fighters - Mr Alistair Carmichael
11.00-11.30Capital spending allocations for further education colleges - Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
14.30-16.00Compensation for pleural plaques victims - Jim Sheridan
16.00-16.30Lobbying Whitehall and Westminster - Mr Gordon Prentice
16.30-17.00Early voting - Mrs Linda Riordan

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) - (i) Government's failure to address the increase in housing waiting lists;

(ii) Future of Royal Mail

Legislation - consideration of any Lords Amendments

Adjournment - Effect on small businesses of recent changes to immigration rules - Mr Christopher Chope


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 - Lloyds TSB and sanctions on Iran - Andrew Mackinlay

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


Provisional Forthcoming Business
of the House of Commons
23 - 27 February 2009

Monday 23 February

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Defence; including Topical Questions

Legislation - Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Second reading

Adjournment - *


Tuesday 24 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 - Foreign and Commonwealth Office; including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) Bill - Susan Kramer

Debate - Opposition day (6th allotted day) - There will be a debate on an opposition motion. Subject to be announced

Adjournment - *


Wednesday 25 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 - Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Renewable Content Obligation - Dr Alan Whitehead

Legislation - Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - remaining stages

Adjournment - *


Thursday 26 February

The House will sit at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Solicitor General; including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - Welsh Affairs

Adjournment - *

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

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 4th Report from the Work and Pensions Committee, HC 485-I (Session 2007-08) entitled 'Valuing and Supporting Carers' and the Government's response, HC 105 (Session 2008-09)


Friday 27 February

Private Members' Bills -

Autism Bill - Mrs Cheryl Gillan (2R)

Lending (Regulation) Bill - Mr Russell Brown (2R)

Pharmaceutical Labelling (Warning of cognitive function impairment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Broadcasting (Television Licence Fee Abolition) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

Sovereignty of Parliament (European Communities) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

European Union (Audit of Benefits and Costs of UK Membership) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

Drugs (Roadside Testing) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

Pedlars (Amendment) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

Broadcasting (Public Service Content) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R)

Safety of Medicines (Evaluation) Bill - Dr Ian Gibson (2R)

* 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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