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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th February 2010

Business of the House of Commons
29 January - 5 February 2010

Friday 29 January

Private members Bills:

Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc.) Bill - Mr Brian Iddon (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill - Julie Morgan (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill - Simon Hughes (2R) (Deb adj; 2R order to be resumed 26.02.09)

Development on Flood Plains (Environment Agency powers) Bill - Bob Spink (2R) (Ordered for 2R: 26.02.09)

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill [HL] (L) - Malcolm Wicks (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

Adjournment - Use of anti-social behaviour orders by local authorities - John Mann

The House rose at 3.01pm

Monday 1 February

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions, including Topical Questions

Statement - Afghanistan and Yemen - David Miliband

Motion - to approve the 7th Report, 2009-10, from the Standards and Privileges Committee, HC 310, Mr Harry Cohen (agreed to)

Money resolution (No. 2) - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (agreed to)

Ways and Means resolution (No. 2) - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (agreed to)

Programme motion (No. 5) - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (on a Division, agreed to)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Further considered in Committee of the whole House (day 5)

Motion - East of England Regional Grand Committee (on a Division, agreed to)

Adjournment - Planning applications for children's homes - Ann Coffey

The House rose at 9.36pm

Tuesday 2 February

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Population and immigration - Nicholas Soames
11.00-12.30Thameslink programme - Patrick Hall
12.30-13.00Multiple sclerosis risk sharing drugs - Mr James Gray
13.00-13.30Education maintenance allowance - John Robertson
13.30-14.00Schools funding in Cornwall - Matthew Taylor

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Treasury, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Amendment of Compensation Act (2006) - Jeremy Wright (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Flood and Water Management Bill - Report stage and Third reading (Bill, as amended, considered and read the Third time)

Adjournment - Aluminium industry in the UK - Mr Philip Dunne

The House rose at 10.32pm

Wednesday 3 February

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Accountability of returning officers - David Cairns
11.00-11.30HIV and AIDS - Mr David S Borrow
14.30-16.00First Capital Connect rail services - Anne Main
16.00-16.30Allocation of places at universities in England - Mr Phil Willis
16.30-17.00Punjabi community in Britain - John McDonnell

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Northern Ireland; Prime Minister

Statement - Strategic Defence Review Green Paper - Bob Ainsworth

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Desecration of War Memorials - Mr David Burrowes (Bill presented and read the First time)

Debate - Motions relating to the Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports (agreed to)

Adjournment - Recent developments in Yemen - Keith Vaz

The House rose at 7.44pm

Thursday 4 February

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

Westminster Hall - a debate on the Joint Committee for Human Rights Report, HL 47, Session 2008-09, entitled Demonstrating respect for rights? A human rights approach to policing protest

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Motion - to approve a Ways and Means Resolution on the Crime and Security Bill

Legislation - Crime and Security Bill - Ways and Means resolution

Legislation - Corporation Tax Bill - Remaining stages

Legislation - Taxation (International and Other Provisions) Bill - Remaining stages

Adjournment - East Coast Main Line rail service in Northumberland - Sir Alan Beith

The House rose at 3.11pm

Friday 5 February

Presentation of Bill - Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill - Alistair Darling

Private members Bills:

Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill - Mr David Chaytor (2R)

Anti-Slavery Day Bill - Mr Anthony Steen (2R)

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

Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Contaminated Blood (Support for the Infected and Bereaved Persons) [HL] (L) - Mr Edward O'Hara (2R)

Marriage (Wales) Bill [HL] (L) - Alun Michael (2R)

Adjournment - Rail services in the Sydenham corridor after May 2010 - Jim Dowd

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the rise of the House

Written Ministerial Statements
29 January - 5 February 2010

29.1.10European Union in 2010 - Chris Bryant
1.2.10Control Orders (Lord Carlile's Fifth Report) - Alan Johnson
1.2.10Women's Diversionary Fund - Angela Eagle
1.2.10Interpreters (Expenditure) - Bridget Prentice
1.2.10Transport Security - Paul Clark
2.2.10General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council - Chris Bryant
2.2.10Service Personnel (Inquests) - Bridget Prentice
2.2.10Motorway Speed Limits (Commercial Vehicles) - Paul Clark
2.2.10"Building a Society for All Ages" - Angela Eagle
3.2.10Terrorist Asset Freezing - Sarah McCarthy-Fry
3.2.10Civil Service Compensation Scheme - Tessa Jowell
3.2.10Private Rented Sector - John Healey
3.2.10Biomass and Grandfathering - Mr. David Kidney
3.2.10UK Marine Science Strategy - Huw Irranca-Davies
3.2.10Legal Aid Reform - Bridget Prentice
3.2.10Unimplemented Criminal Justice Provisions - Claire Ward
3.2.10Topical Debates (Subjects Proposed) - Barbara Keeley
3.2.10Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (Renewal Order) - Paul Goggins
4.2.10Terrorist Asset Freezing - Sarah McCarthy-Fry
4.2.10Public Bodies 2009 - Tessa Jowell
4.2.10Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round - Mr David Kidney
4.2.10Commons Act (Part 1) - Huw Irranca- Davies
4.2.10Out-of-Hours Primary Care Services (Report) - Mike O'Brien
4.2.10National Pandemic Flu Service - Gillian Merron
4.2.10Haiti - Mr Douglas Alexander
4.2.10Private Hire Vehicle Contract Exemption - Mr Sadiq Khan

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