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Weekly Information Bulletin: 25th April 2009

Business of the House of Commons
20 - 24 April 2009

Monday 20 April

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Culture, Media and Sport, including Topical Questions; Minister for the Olympics

Statement - Operation Pathway - Jacqui Smith

Debate - Defence Procurement

Adjournment - Pain management services in England - Miss Anne Begg

The House rose at 10.27pm

Tuesday 21 April

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Armed forces veterans - Mr Roger Williams
11.00-12.30Transport in the North West - Mr Lindsay Hoyle
12.30-13.00Capital programme at Canterbury College - Mr Julian Brazier
13.00-13.30Responsible banking practices - Mrs Linda Riordan
13.30-14.00England/Wales cross-border health services - Mr Mark Harper

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Communities and Local Government, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Insolvency (Provision of Information to Employment Agencies) Bill - Phil Wilson (Bill presented and read the First time)

Programme Motion - Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill (Programme) (No.2)

Legislation - Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill - Committee and Remaining stages (Considered in Committee; read the Third time and passed)

Legislation - The Chairman of Ways and Means, Opposed Private Business for consideration - (1) Manchester City Council Bill [HL] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [HL]: Revival Motion (Standing Order No. 188B relating to Private Business) (Revival motion agreed on Division); (2) Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council Bill: Revival Motion (Standing Order No. 188B relating to Private Business) (Revival motion agreed Division)

Adjournment - Case of Councillor Paul Bucannan - Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

The House rose at 10.13pm

Wednesday 22 April

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Annual report of the Service Complaints Commissioner - Mrs Joan Humble
11.00-11.30Delivery of the extended school programme - Ms Karen Buck
14.30-16.00Cardiac and vascular health policy from 2010 onwards - Mr Malcolm Moss
16.00-16.30Provision of motorcycle testing in rural Wales - Mark Williams
16.30-17.00Sexual health in Middlesbrough - Dr Ashok Kumar

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Financial Statement - Budget Report - Chancellor of the Exchequer

Debate - Budget debate: Resolutions and Economic Situation

Adjournment - Debt collection and the Consumer Credit Act 1974 - Andrew Mackinlay

The House rose at 7.30pm

Thursday 23 April

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 7th Report from the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, HC 147 I-II (Session 2007-08) entitled 'Overseas Territories' and the Government's response, Cm 7473

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Energy and Climate Change, including Topical Questions; Leader of the House of Commons and House of Commons Commission

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - Coal and Carbon Capture and Storage - Edward Miliband

Debate - Continuation of the Budget debate: Resolutions and Economic Situation

Adjournment - Controlling urban seagulls - Mr Don Foster

The House rose at 18.23pm

Friday 24 April

Legislation - Equality Bill - Ms Harriet Harman - First reading

Private Members' Bills -

Co-Operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill - Mr Malcolm Wicks (2R)

Palliative Care Bill - Mrs Caroline Spelman (2R)

Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

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

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

Employment Retention Bill - John Robertson (2R)

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

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

Presumption of Death Bill - Mr Tim Boswell (2R)

Exercise of Reasonable Discretion Bill - Mr Tim Boswell (2R)

Scottish Banknotes (Acceptability in the United Kingdom) Bill - David Mundell (Deb adj: 06.3.09); (2R)

Adjournment - Council rents in Lambeth - Kate Hoey

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the House rose

Written Ministerial Statements
20 - 23 April 2009

20.4.09EU Co-operation Agreements (Tobacco Manufacturers) - Angela Eagle
20.4.09Consultation Documents - Mr Vernon Coaker
20.4.09Language Analysis (Race Relations Act 1976) - Mr Phil Woolas
20.4.09HMP Ashwell - Mr David Hanson
20.4.09NATO Summit - Mr Gordon Brown
21.4.09Homeowners' Mortgage Support - Margaret Beckett
21.4.09Nuclear Test Veterans' Health Research - Mr. Kevan Jones
21.4.09Draft Flood and Water Management Bill - Hilary Benn
21.4.09Israel (UK Strategic Export Controls) - David Miliband
21.4.09Members' Estimate - Ms Harriet Harman
21.4.09District Electoral Area Commissioner (Northern Ireland) - Mr. Shaun Woodward
21.4.09New Road Safety Strategy - Jim Fitzpatrick
22.4.09Debt and Reserves Management Report 2009-10 - Ian Pearson
22.4.09Amendment to 1993 Memorandum of Understanding - Mr Alistair Darling
22.4.09Finance Bill Measures - Mr Stephen Timms
22.4.09Marine areas (Objectives) - Huw Irranca-Davies
22.4.09Sri Lanka - David Miliband
22.4.09Foreign Compensation Commission - David Miliband
23.4.09Harrier Aircraft Support - Mr Quentin Davies
23.4.09Balkans (Call-out Order) - Mr Bob Ainsworth
23.4.09Warm Front Scheme - Joan Ruddock
23.4.09General Affairs and External Relations Council - Caroline Flint
23.4.09Adult Social Care Workforce Strategy - Phil Hope
23.4.09North-South Corridor Conference - Mr Gareth Thomas
23.4.09Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Quarterly Monitoring Statistics) - Mr Michael Wills

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