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Weekly Information Bulletin: 13th March 2010

Business of the House of Commons
5 - 12 March 2010

Friday 5 March

The House sat at 9.30am

Private members Bills:

Legislation - Grocery Market Ombudsman Bill - Albert Owen (2R) (Bill read a Second time)

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

(Bill read a Second time)

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

(Deb adj; Order for 2R: to be confirmed)

Legislation - Sheltered Accommodation (Residents) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

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

(Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - Compensation Act 2006 (Amendment) Bill - Jeremy Wright (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

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

(Order for 2R: 7.5.2010)

Legislation - Lisbon Treaty (Referendum) Bill - Mr Nigel Dodds (2R) (Deb adj: 26.2.2010; Bill Dropped)

Legislation - Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - British Museum Act 1963 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

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

(Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill - Simon Hughes (Deb adj: 29.1.2010)

(Order for resumed 2R: 30.4.2010)

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

(Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) Bill [HL] (L) - Mr Edward O'Hara (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

Legislation - Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Amendment) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 12.3.2010)

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

The House rose at pm


Monday 8 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

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

Urgent Question - Jon Venables

Legislation - Crime and Security Bill - Remaining stages (Bill considered and read the Third time)

Adjournment - Road gritting - Rosie Cooper

The House rose at 10.11pm


Tuesday 9 March

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Government policy on motoring - Mr Nigel Evans
11.00-12.30Raising of the pension age - Harry Cohen
12.30-13.00Tankers anchored in Lyme Bay - Mr Oliver Letwin
13.00-13.30Employment at the London 2012 Olympics site - Ms Diane Abbott
13.30-14.00Passenger safety on railway platforms - Mr Iain Duncan Smith

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Communities and Local Government, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Hydrofluorocarbons Limitation - Clive Efford (Bill presented and read the First time)

Debate - Opposition Day (5th allotted) - (i) Healthcare in London (Motion, as amended, agreed); (ii) Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) (Motion, as amended, agreed)

Adjournment - Petrol filling stations - Mr Philip Dunne

The House rose at 10.59pm


Wednesday 10 March

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00British Indian Ocean Territories - Jeremy Corbyn
11.00-11.30Royal Bank of Scotland lending to small businesses - Mr Jim Hood
14.30-16.00Rail services on the Kent Coast Line - Mr Roger Gale
16.00-16.30Repatriation of historical objects - Mr Angus MacNeil
16.30-17.00Tax on international financial transactions - Mr Graham Allen

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Cabinet Office; Prime Minister

Presentation of Bill - Representation of the people (Undue Influence) - Mr William Cash

(Bill presented and read the First time)

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) - Sir Patrick Cormack

(Bill presented and read the First time)

Debate - Estimates (2nd allotted day) - (i) alcohol (agreed); (ii) taxes and charges on road users (Agreed)

Presentation of Bill - Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) - Mr Stephen Timms (Bill presented and read the First time)

Adjournment - Law on assisted suicide - Ms Patricia Hewitt

The House rose at 7.34 pm


Thursday 11 March

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

Westminster Hall - Debate on Assistance to Communities from the Third Sector and Government

(The 13th Report of the Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 21008-09, The Supporting People Programme, HC 649 and the Government response, Cm 7790, are relevant)

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 of Commons and House of Commons Commission

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Statement - High Speed Rail - Mr Sadiq Khan

Topical Debate - International Women's Day - women's representation

Legislation - Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill - proceedings (Bill read a Second and Third time)

Legislation - Northern Ireland Assembly Members [HL] Bill - Second reading (Bill read a Second time)

Legislation - Northern Ireland Assembly Members [HL] Bill - Programme Motion (agreed)

Adjournment - Sustainable communities - Adam Afriyie

The House rose at 4.44 pm


Friday 12 March

The House sat at 9.30am

Private members Bills:

Legislation - Marriage (Wales) Bill [HL] (L) - Alun Michael (Report stage)

Legislation - Sunbeds Regulation Bill - Julie Morgan (Report stage)

Legislation - Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill [HL] (L) - Malcolm Wicks

(Report stage)

Legislation - Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill - Mr David Chaytor (Report stage)

Legislation - Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill - Alistair Burt (Report stage)

Legislation - Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill - Andrew Gwynne (Report stage)

Legislation - National Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Support Bill - Dr Richard Taylor (2R)

Legislation - Local Government (Infrastructure Requirement Plans) Bill - Mr Mark Hoban (2R)

Legislation - Illegally Logged Timber (Prohibition of Sale) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R)

Legislation - School Admissions Bill - Mr Paul Burstow (2R)

Legislation - Young People Leaving Care (Accommodation) Bill - Helen Southworth (2R)

Legislation - Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill - Mr Martin Caton (2R)

Legislation - Live Music Bill [HL] (L) - Mr Don Foster (2R)

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

Legislation - Major Capital Contracts (Skills Training Requirements) Bill - John Mann (2R)

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

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

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

Legislation - Rememberance Sunday (Closure of Shops) Bill - Sir Patrick Cormack (2R)

Adjournment - Classifications within the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 - Lynda Waltho

The Weekly Information Bulletin went to press before the House rose


Written Ministerial Statements
5 - 12 March 2010

5.3.10Pupils with Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (Teachers) - Ed Balls
5.3.10Gurkha Pension Scheme (Annual Uplift) - Mr. Kevan Jones
5.3.10Basildon and Thurrock University NHS Foundation Trust - Andy Burnham
5.3.10Justice and Home Affairs Post-Council Statement - Meg Hillier
5.3.10Police Use of Firearms in England and Wales (2008-09) - Mr. David Hanson
5.3.10New Education Strategy - Mr. Douglas Alexander
5.3.10Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Angela Eagle
8.3.10Terrorist Asset-Freezing - Sarah McCarthy-Fry
8.3.10Jobs First - Phil Hope
8.3.10NHS Constitution - Andy Burnham
8.3.10Airport Public Safety Zones - Paul Clark
8.3.10Eco-driving Training - Paul Clark
9.3.10Planning - John Healey
9.3.10Television Licence Fees - Mr Ben Bradshaw
9.3.10Skynet 5D - Mr Quentin Davies
9.3.10Dangerous Dogs - Hilary Benn
9.3.10HMT Contingency Fund - David Miliband
9.3.10Bilingual Juries (Wales) - Mr Jack Straw
9.3.10EU Transport Council - Mr Sadiq Khan
9.3.10Bus Passenger Services - Mr Sadiq Khan
10.3.10EU Competitiveness Council -Ian Lucas
10.3.10Budget Statement - Mr Alistair Darling
10.3.10Armed Forces Pay Review Body (2010 Report) - Mr Bob Ainsworth
10.3.10Service Complaints Commissioner's Second Annual Report - Mr Bob Ainsworth
10.3.10Meat Hygiene Service - Gillian Merron
10.3.10Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (Review Body Report) - Andy Burnham
10.3.10Prison Service Pay Review Body (Ninth Report) - Marie Eagle
10.3.10Prison Service Pay Review Body (Northern Ireland) - Paul Goggins
10.3.10Review Body on Senior Salaries (32nd Report) - Mr Gordon Brown
10.3.10Marine Aids and Light Dues - Paul Clark
10.3.10Government's response to the Speaker's Conference - Maria Eagle

11.3.10Double Taxation Agreement (Bahrain) - Mr Stephen Timms
11.3.10Common Assessment Framework - Dawn Primarolo
11.3.10Secondary School Applications and Offers 2010 (Statistics) - Ed Balls
11.3.10Afghanistan Troops - Mr Bob Ainsworth
11.3.10Agriculture and Fisheries Council (22 February) - Hilary Benn
11.3.10Violence Against Women and Children (Taskforce) - Ann Keen
11.3.10Police Report Card - Mr David Hanson
11.3.10Police Collaboration (Legislation and Statutory Guidance) - Mr David Hanson
11.3.10UK Supreme Court (Final Set-Up Costs) - Mr Jack Straw
11.3.10Sentencing Guidelines Council (Annual Report) - Mr Jack Straw
11.3.10Coroner System Reform (Consultation) - Bridget Prentice
11.3.10Prison Transfers Prior to HMCIP Inspections - Mr Jack Straw
11.3.10Intelligence and Security Committee Annual Report 2008-2009 - Mr Gordon Brown

 
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