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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd January 2010

Business of the House of Commons
18 - 22 January 2010

Monday 18 January

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Presentation of Bill - Pedicabs - Mr Mark Field (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Crime and Security Bill - Second reading (agreed on Division; Bill read a Second time)

Legislation - Crime and Security Bill - Programme Motion (Agreed)

Legislation - Crime and Security Bill - Money Resolution (Agreed)

Adjournment - Role of charity trustees - Tom Levitt

The House rose at 10.45pm

Tuesday 19 January

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Musculoskeletal conditions - Paul Rowan
11.00-12.30Manufacturing industry in the UK - Mr Austin Mitchell
12.30-13.00Schools in Sutton - Tom Brake
13.00-13.30Universities and regeneration of towns and cities - Mr Barry Sheerman
13.30-14.00Proposed Hatchfield Farm development - Mr Richard Spring

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Health and Safety (Company Director Liability) - Mr Frank Doran (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Programme Motion No. 3 (Agreed on division)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Committee of the Whole House (day3) (Bill considered)

Adjournment - Electricity transmission in North Somerset - Dr Liam Fox

The House rose at 10.53pm

Wednesday 20 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Contribution of Leeds to the UK economy - John Battle
11.00-11.30Rossington inland port development - Caroline Flint
14.30-16.00UK Human Trafficking Centre and a national human trafficking watchdog - Mr Anthony Steen
16.00-16.30Criminal Records Bureau - Mr Edward Vaizey
16.30-17.00Economy of Coventry and the West Midlands - Mr Jim Cunningham

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Statement - Security and Counter-Terrorism

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Digital Heritage - Mr Tom Watson (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Fiscal Responsibility Bill - Committee of the Whole House and remaining stages (Bill considered and read the Third time)

Adjournment - Use of ex-parte applications in the family courts - Mr Peter Kilfoyle

The House rose at 7.40pm

Thursday 21 January

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.00pm

Westminster Hall - A debate on violence against women

The House sat at 10.30am

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

Urgent Question - Exchange Rate Movements - David Lidington

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Topical Debate - Food Industry competitiveness

Private Business - the Chairman of Ways and Means will name Opposed Private Business for consideration

Adjournment - Diagnosis of prostate cancer and trials of the drug Arbiraterone - Daniel Kawczynski

The House rose at 6.30pm

Friday 22 January

The House did not sit

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

Written Ministerial Statements
18 - 22 January 2010

18.1.10Fair Access to the Professions - Mr Pat McFadden
18.1.10Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Hilary Benn
18.1.10Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and the British Antarctic Territory - Chris Bryant
19.1.10ECOFIN - Mr Alistair Darling
19.1.10Fiscal Responsibility Bill - Ian Pearson
19.1.10Planning - John Healey
19.1.10Defence Information Infrastructure Contract - Mr Quentin Davies
19.1.10Inland Waterways - Huw Irranca-Davies
19.1.10Safeguarding Adults - Phil Hope
19.1.10Alcohol Retailers - Alan Johnson
19.1.10Haiti Earthquake - Mr Douglas Alexander
19.1.10UK Foreign Bribery Strategy - Mr Jack Straw
19.1.10Success Fees (Publication Proceedings) - Mr Jack Straw
20.1.10Parliamentary Questions (Costing) - Sarah McCarthy-Fry
20.1.10G20 Framework (Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth) - Mr Stephen Timms
20.1.10Family and Relationships Policy - Ed Balls
20.1.10Local Government Finance 2010-11 - Barbara Follett
20.1.10Agriculture Council - Hilary Benn
20.1.10Equine Infectious Anaemia - Hilary Benn
20.1.10Immigration and Nationality Services (Charges) - Mr Phil Woolas
20.1.10Police Authority Grant - Mr David Hanson
20.1.10Family Justice Review - Mr Jack Straw
21.1.10Afghanistan Roulement - Mr Bob Ainsworth
21.1.10Agriculture Council -Hilary Benn
21.1.10General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council -Chris Bryant
21.1.10Appointment of a Surveillance Commissioner - Mr Gordon Brown
21.1.10Rail Franchises - Chris Mole

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