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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th March 2010

Business of the House of Commons
1 - 5 March 2010

Friday 26 February

Private members Bills:

Legislation - Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill - Andrew Gwynne (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

Legislation - Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill - Alistair Burt (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

Legislation - Lisbon Treaty (Referendum) Bill - Mr Nigel Dodds (2R) (Deb adj; Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - European Union Membership (Referendum) Bill - Mr Douglas Carswell (2R)

Legislation - Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - British Museum Act 1963 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - Video Recordings (Exemption from Classification) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

(Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill - Simon Hughes (2R) (Deb adj: 09.01.10;

Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - Development on Flood Plains (Environment Agency Powers) Bill - Bob Spink (2R)

(Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

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

(Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) Bill [HL] (L) - Edward O'Hara (2R) (Order for 2R 5 March 2010)

Legislation - Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill - Dr Brian Iddon (Report stage) (Bill considered and read the Third time)

Adjournment - Self care for minor ailments - Dr Howard Stoate

The House rose at 2.56pm


Monday 1 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Presentation of Bill - Bilingual Juries (Wales) - Hywel Williams (Bill presented and read the First time)

Presentation of Bill - Registration of Births and Deaths (Welsh Language) - Hywel Williams (Bill presented and read the First time)

Presentation of Bill - Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Amendment) - Mr Andrew Dismore (Bill presented and read the First time)

Debate - Opposition Day (Half-day) (4th allotted) - the Government's record on defence (Motion, as amended, agreed to)

Motion - relating to the Draft Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Continuance in Force of sections 1-9) Order 2010 (Agreed on division)

Motion - relating to the Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2010 (Division deferred)

Legislation - Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill - Money Resolution (Agreed)

Adjournment - Warm Front scheme and the case of Mr D R Smith of Thatcham - Mr Richard Benyon

The House rose at 10.47pm


Tuesday 2 March

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Housing in London - Andy Slaughter
11.00-12.30Unitary Proposals for Norfolk, Suffolk and Devon - Mr Keith Simpson
12.30-13.00No fault liability scheme for miners' knee - Mr Michael Clapham
13.00-13.30Opportunities for reduction of NHS expenditure - Dr Richard Taylor
13.30-14.00Peripheral arterial disease - Dr Brian Iddon

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Major Capital Contracts (Skills Training Requirements) - John Mann (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Money Resolution (Agreed on division)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Programme Motion (No. 6) (Agreed on division)

Legislation - Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill - Remaining stages (Bill, as amended, considered and read a Third time)

Adjournment - Changes at the Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Porton Down - Robert Key

The House rose at 10.27pm


Wednesday 3 March

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Home energy efficiency and fuel poverty - Malcolm Bruce
11.00-11.30Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust - Mr Andrew Turner
14.30-16.00Winding-up of the Communications Allowance - Keith Hill
16.00-16.30Situation of private tenants and leaseholders in London - Jeremy Corbyn
16.30-17.00Closure of the Land Registry Office in Peterborough - Mr Stewart Jackson

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - International Development; Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Motion - None (Mr Mark Lancaster has withdrawn his notice for leave to bring in a Bill)

Legislation - Bribery Bill [HL] - Programme Motion (Agreed)

Legislation - Bribery Bill [HL] - Second reading (Agreed)

Adjournment - Proposed Poole bridge - Mr Robert Syms

The House rose at 4.00pm


Thursday 4 March

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

Westminster Hall - Debate on the 4th Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Session 2008-09, on Global Security: Non-proliferation, HC 222, and the Government response, Cm 7692

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Business, Innovation and Skills, including Topical Questions

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Motion - to approve the Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2010 (agreed)

Motion - consideration of a procedural motion (Agreed)

Motions - proceedings on House Business - Wright Committee recommendations (Motions, as amended, agreed)

Motion - Election of the Deputy Speakers (Agreed)

Adjournment - Proposed sale of homes by the Crown Estate - Frank Dobson

The House rose at 4.56pm


Friday 5 March

Private members Bills:

Legislation - Grocery Market Ombudsman Bill - Albert Owen (2R)

Legislation - Care Homes and Sheltered accommodation (Domestic Pets) Bill - Mr Nigel Waterson (2R)

Legislation - Marine Accident Investigation Branch (Reports) Bill - David Cairns (2R)

Legislation - Sheltered Accommodation (Residents) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - Compensation Act 2006 (Amendment) Bill - Jeremy Wright (2R)

Legislation - Department for Work and Pensions (Electronic File Retention) Bill - Harry Cohen (2R)

Legislation - Lisbon Treaty (Referendum) Bill - Mr Nigel Dodds (2R)

Legislation - Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - British Museum Act 1963 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - Video Recordings (Exemption from Classification) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill - (Resumed 2R)

Legislation - Development on Flood Plains (Environment Agency Powers) Bill - Bob Spank (2R)

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

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

Legislation - Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Adjournment - Inquest into the death of Dr David Kelly - Norman Baker

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the House rose


Written Ministerial Statements
1 - 5 March 2010

26.2.10Public Sector Food Procurement Initiative - Jim Fitzpatrick
26.2.10Out-of-Hours GP Services (Ministerial Correction) - Mr. Mike O'Brien
26.2.10Access to the NHS (Foreign Nationals) - Mr. Mike O'Brien
26.2.10NHS Debtors (Immigration Rules) - Mr. Phil Woolas
26.2.10EU Trade Ministers Informal Meeting - Mr. Gareth Thomas
26.2.10Thirty-year Rule Review - Mr. Jack Straw
26.2.10Prisoner Escapes (Ministerial Correction) - Maria Eagle
26.2.10Rolling Stock - Chris Mole
1.3.10Northwest Regional Development Agency Board - Ms Rosie Winterton
1.3.10Iraq Historic Allegations Team - Bill Rammell
1.3.10Thames Tunnel Project - Hilary Benn
1.3.10Adult Autism Strategy - Phil Hope
1.3.10"International Challenges, International Solutions: Managing the movement of people and goods" - Mr. Phil Woolas
1.3.10Office of the Public Guardian - Bridget Prentice
2.3.10Household Energy Management - Edward Miliband
2.3.10EU General and Foreign Affairs Councils - Chris Bryant
2.3.10Future of Nursing and Midwifery - Andy Burnham
2.3.10Bangladesh Development Team - Mr Michael Foster
2.3.10Bernard Lodge Inquiry - Claire Ward
2.3.10Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing - Mr Sadiq Khan
2.3.10Urban Challenge Fund - Mr Sadiq Khan
2.3.10National Employment Savings Trust - Angela Eagle
3.3.10Zimbabwe: EU Targeted Measures - David Miliband
3.3.10Legal Aid (Expert Witness Fees) - Bridget Prentice
3.3.10Legal Aid - Mr. Jack Straw

3.3.10Conditional Fee Agreements - Mr. Jack Straw
3.3.10Decommissioning - Mr. Shaun Woodward
3.3.10Non-Jury Trial (Northern Ireland) - Paul Goggins
3.3.10Powered Mobility Scooters and Powered Wheelchairs - Mr. Sadiq Khan
4.3.10Equitable Life - Mr. Liam Byrne
4.3.10Town and Country Planning - Mr. Ian Austin
4.3.10GP Practices (Registration) - Andy Burnham
4.3.10Immigration and Asylum (War Crimes) - Mr. Phil Woolas
4.3.10Arrest Warrants (Universal Jurisdiction) - Mr. Jack Straw

 
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