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Weekly Information Bulletin: 20th June 2009

Business of the House of Commons
12 - 19 June 2009

Friday 12 June

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members' Bills -

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill - Malcolm Wicks (Report stage and Third reading) (Debate interrupted)

Statement - Swine flu update - Mr Andy Burnham

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill - Malcolm Wicks (Report stage and Third reading) (Bill considered and read the Third time)

Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R Division stood over) (Dropped)

Broadcasting (Public Service Content) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R) (deb adj; Order for 2R: 16.10.09)

Fuel Poverty Bill - Mr David Heath (Deb adj: 20.3.2009; Ordered for 2R: 26.06.09)

Protection of Garden Land (Development Control) Bill - Mr Paul Burstow (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 26.06.09)

Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) Bill - Susan Kramer (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 26.06.09)

Broadcasting (Television Licence Fee Abolition) Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 03.07.09)

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

for 2R: 03.07.09)

Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill - Mr Martin Caton (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 16.10.09)

Employment Opportunities Bill - Mr Christopher Chope (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 16.10.09)

British Museum Act 1963 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (Deb adj: 15.5.2009, Ordered for 2R: 26.06.09)

Law Commission Bill [HL] - Emily Thornberry (2R) (Bill read the Second time)

Adjournment - Sri Lanka - Siobhain McDonagh

The House rose at 2.55pm


Monday 15 June

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Children, Schools and Families, including Topical Questions

Statement - Iraq - Mr Gordon Brown

Debate - Opposition Day (13th allotted day) - i) Impact of the recession on rural communities (Motion, as amended, agreed to), ii) Impact of non-domestic rates on businesses (Motion, as amended, agreed to)

Money resolution - Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill (agreed to)

Ways and Means resolution - Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill (agreed to)

Adjournment - Vehicle scrappage scheme - Nadine Dorries

The House rose at 10.59pm


Tuesday 16 June

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Future of Heathrow Airport expansion - Adam Afriyie
11.00-12.30Addiction to prescription and over the counter medicines - Dr Brian Iddon
12.30-13.00Funding of UK Deaf Sport - Mr Iain Duncan Smith
13.00-13.30Future regulation of the minerals and food supplement sector - Mr Mark Todd
13.30-14.00 Aerosol technology and climate change - Tom Brake

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Justice, including Topical Questions

Statement - Digital Britain Report - Mr Ben Bradshaw

Debate - European Affairs

Money resolution - Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (agreed to)

Adjournment - Armstrong Group pension fund - Mr Graham Stuart

The House rose at 10.41pm


Wednesday 17 June

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Regional aviation policy - Phil Wilson
11.00-11.30Pemberton homicide review - Anne Snelgrove
14.30-16.00Future of the island of St Helena - Ann Winterton
16.00-16.30Ambulance services in Nantwich and Crewe - Mr Edward Timpson
16.30-17.00Rail services to Grimsby and Cleethorpes - Shona McIsaac

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Scotland; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Bill - Programming of Bills (Suspension) Bill - Mr Peter Lilley (Bill presented and read the First time)

Mr Speaker's Valedictory and Tributes by the House

Programme motion - Business Rate Supplement Bill (Programme) (No.3) (agreed to)

Legislation - Business Rate Supplement Bill - Consideration of Lords Amendments

Money resolution - Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill (agreed to)

Adjournment - NHS funding and services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly - Andrew George

The House rose at 6.47pm


Thursday 18 June

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

Westminster Hall - a debate on the 5th Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2007-08, on Personal Carbon Trading, HC 565; and the Government's response, HC 1125

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Church Commissioners; Public Accounts Commission; Speaker's Committee on Electoral Commission; Solicitor General; Leader of the House of Commons and House of Commons Commission

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - UK Climate Projections - Hilary Benn

Presentation of Bill - Motor Vehicle (Climate Change Information) Bill - Mr Colin Challen (Bill presented and read the First time)

Topical Debate - Preparing Britain's economy for the future

Debate - Food, Farming and the Environment

Adjournment - Future of the Stourbridge Glass Collection at Broadfield House Museum - Lynda Waltho

The House rose at 6.21pm


Friday 19 June

The House will sit at 9.30am

Private Members' Bills -

Autism Bill - Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Report stage)

Forces Widows' Pensions (Equality of Treatment) Bill - Mr Michael Mates (2R)

Theft from Shops (Use of Penalty Notices for Disorder) Bill - Miss Anne McIntosh (2R)

Organ Donation (Presumed Consent) Bill - Mr Jeremy Browne (Deb adj 13.02.2009; 2R)

Short Selling and Bank Accounts Bill - Mr Frank Field (2R)

Adjournment - Access to rail services for all - Martin Linton

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the House rose


Written Ministerial Statements
12 - 18 June 2009

12.6.09National Minimum Wage - Mr Pat McFadden
12.6.09NATO Training Mission for Afghanistan - Mr Bob Ainsworth
12.6.09EU Energy Council - Mr David Kidney
12.6.09DEFRA (Departmental Report) - Hilary Benn
12.6.09General Affairs and External Relations Council - Chris Bryant
12.6.09Overseas Security Information (Business) - Chris Bryant
12.6.09Chief Constable's Annual Report - Mr Shaun Woodward
12.6.09Departmental Report - Mr Peter Hain
12.6.09Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Jonathan Shaw
15.6.0916-19 Funding - Ed Balls
15.6.09Written Answer (Correction) - Ann Keen
15.6.09Language Analysis - Mr Phil Woolas
15.6.09Control Order Powers (11 March 2009 - 10 June 2009) - Mr David Hanson
15.6.09Ministry of Justice (Annual Report 2008-09) - Mr Jack Straw
15.6.09Commission on Scottish Devolution - Mr Jim Murphy
15.6.09Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment Regulations 2009 - Helen Goodman
16.6.09Company Rescue Consultation - Mr Pat McFadden
16.6.09Tax Arrangement - (UK/Cayman Islands) - Mr Stephen Timms
16.6.09Service Voter Registration - Mr Kevan Jones
16.6.09Coastal Change Policy - Hilary Benn
16.6.09Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Hilary Benn
16.6.09Cross-Border Health Services for Wales - Mr Mike O'Brien
16.6.09Probation Qualification Framework - Angela Eagle
17.6.09UK Inward Investment - Ian Lucas
17.6.09The Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknotes Regulations - Kitty Ussher
17.6.09Coal and Carbon Capture Storage - Edward Miliband
17.6.09Animal Health and Veterinary Performance Targets - Hilary Benn
17.6.09Terrorism Act 2000 (Carlile Report) - Alan Johnson

18.6.09ECOFIN - Mr Alistair Darling
18.6.09Iranian Frozen Assets - Ian Pearson
18.6.09Planning - John Healey
18.6.09Armed Forces Recruits and trainees - Bill Rammell
18.6.09Diplomatic Missions - David Miliband
18.6.09Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations (Congestion Charge and Fines) - David Miliband
18.6.09Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations (Unpaid parking and Traffic Violations) - David Miliband
18.6.09Diplomatic Immunity (Alleged Serious Offences) - David Miliband
18.6.09Pharmacy in England - Mr Mike O'Brien
18.6.09Civil Court Fees - Bridget Prentice
18.6.09Transport Council - Mr Sadiq Khan

 
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