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Weekly Information Bulletin: 20th March 2010

Business of the House of Commons
12 - 19 March 2010

The House sat at 9.30am

Private members Bills:

Legislation - Marriage (Wales) Bill [HL] (L) - Alun Michael (Report stage) (Bill read a Third time)

Legislation - Sunbeds Regulation Bill - Julie Morgan (Report stage) (Considered; Bill read a Third time)

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

(Report stage) (Bill read a Third time)

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

Order for 3R: No date)

Legislation - Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill - Alistair Burt (Report stage) (Order for Report stage: 23.4.2010)

Legislation - Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill - Andrew Gwynne (Report stage) (Order for Report stage: No date)

Legislation - National Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Support Bill - Dr Richard Taylor (2R) (Order for 2R: 23.4.2010)

Legislation - Illegally Logged Timber (Prohibition of Sale) Bill - Mr Andrew Dismore (2R) (Order for 2R: 23.4.2010)

Legislation - School Admissions Bill - Mr Paul Burstow (2R) (Order for 2R: 26.3.2010)

Legislation - Young People Leaving Care (Accommodation) Bill - Helen Southworth (2R) (Order for 2R: 23.4.2010)

Legislation - Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill - Mr Martin Caton (2R) (Order for 2R: 23.4.2010)

Legislation - Live Music Bill [HL] (L) - Mr Don Foster (2R) (Order for 2R: 26.3.2010)

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

(Order for 2R: 26.3.2010)

Legislation - Rememberance Sunday (Closure of Shops) Bill - Sir Patrick Cormack (2R) (Order for 2R: 23.4.2010)

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

The Hose rose at 2.59pm

Monday 15 March

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Work and Pensions, including Topical Questions

Debate - Defence in the world

Adjournment - Stroke services in North Yorkshire - Mr Phil Willis

The Hose rose at 10.07pm

Tuesday 16 March

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

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Dementia strategy - Mr Paul Burstow
11.00-12.30Defence industry in Lancashire - Mr David S Borrow
12.30-13.00NHS health facilities in Wellingborough - Mr Peter Bone
13.00-13.30Online child and adult protection - John Robertson
13.30-14.00Educational standards in the City of Westminster - Mr Mark Field

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions - Treasury, including Topical Questions

Urgent Question - British Airways Strike Action - Mr Sadiq Khan

Presentation of a Bill - Council Tax Benefit (Change of Name) - Mr Paul Burstow (Bill presented and read the

First time)

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Illegally Logged Timber (Prohibition of Retail, Wholesale and Distribution) - Gregory Barker (Bill presented and read the First time)

Debate - Opposition Day (6th allotted day) - i) The Government's Handling of Equitable Life (Motion, as amended, agreed); ii) Access to Higher Education (Motion, as amended, agreed)

Adjournment - Pot holes and road maintenance - Anne Main

The Hose rose at 11.09pm

Wednesday 17 March

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members' Debates -

09.30-11.00Visa rights for migrant domestic workers - Martin Salter
11.00-11.30Port business rates - Mr Ian Cawsey
14.30-16.00Future of London hospitals - Lynne Featherstone
16.00-16.30Operation of the Rural Payments Agency - Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger
16.30-17.00Private rented sector in Durham - Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions - Wales; Prime Minister

Speaker's Statement - Text of Ministerial Statements made in the House of Lords

Presentation of a Bill - Dementia Strategy - Mr Paul Burstow (Bill presented and read the First time)

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Organ and Tissue Donation (Mandated Choice) - Mr David S Borrow (Bill presented and read the First time)

Legislation - Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Bill [HL] - Second reading (Bill read a Second time)

Legislation - Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Bill [HL] - Programme Motion (Agreed)

Legislation - Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Bill [HL] - Money Resolution (Agreed)

Adjournment - Use of personal oxygen on public transport - Nick Ainger

The Hose rose at 4.08 pm

Thursday 18 March

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

Westminster Hall - Debate on the 6th Report from the Health Committee, Session 2008-09, on Patient Safety, HC 151, and the Government response, Cm 7709

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral Questions - Transport, including Topical Questions; Women and Equality

Business Statement - Leader of the House

Debate - The Intelligence and Security Committee (Annual Report)

Adjournment - Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - Sir Paul Beresford

The Hose rose at 6.17pm

Friday 19 March

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements
12 - 19 March 2010

12.3.10Zero Carbon and Healthier Buildings - John Healey
12.3.10Chemical Weapons Convention - Bill Rammell
12.3.10Nutrition Strategy - Mr Michael Foster
12.3.10Robert Hamill Inquiry - Mr Shaun Woodward
12.3.10Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council -Angela Eagle
12.3.10Contracting-out for Defined Contribution Pension Schemes - Angela Eagle
15.3.10Schools 2010-13 - Ed Balls
15.3.10Borona Programme - Bill Rammell
15.3.10National Policy Statements - Mr David Kidney
15.3.10Court Fees (Care and Supervision Proceedings) - Mr Jack Straw
15.3.10Her Majesty's Courts Service (Key Performance Indicators) - Bridget Prentice
15.3.10Assistant Surveillance Commissioners - Mr Gordon Brown
15.3.10Stern Review (Interim Government Response) - Vera Baird
15.3.10Social Fund Reform - Yvette Cooper
16.3.10Members and Peers Correspondence 2009 - Angela E Smith
16.3.10Housing and planning Delivery Grant - John Healey
16.3.10EU Foreign Ministers (Informal Meeting) - Chris Bryant
16.3.10Maternity and Early Years - Andy Burnham
16.3.10Health and Social Care (Volunteering) - Phil Hope
16.3.10Control Order Powers (Three-month Report) - Mr David Hanson
16.3.10"Cutting Crime: The Case for Justice Reinvestment" - Maria Eagle
16.3.10National Employment Savings Trust - Angela Eagle
17.3.10Turks and Caicos Islands (Counter-Terrorism) - Sarah McCarthy-Fry):
17.3.10Laming Report (Government Response) - Ed Balls
17.3.102009 Annual Report on Human Rights - David Miliband
17.3.10FCO Services (Performance Targets) - Chris Bryant
17.3.10Social Work Task Force - Andy Burnham
17.3.10Police National Database Code of Practice - Meg Hillier
17.3.10Land Registry - Mr. Michael Wills
17.3.10Prison Service Pay Review Body Appointments - Maria Eagle
17.3.10Devolution (Policing and Justice) - Paul Goggins
18.3.10Terrorist Asset-Freezing - Sarah McCarthy-Fry-
18.3.10State of the Estate - Ian Pearson
18.3.10Capenhurst Nuclear Site - Mr David Kidney
18.3.10Health Select Committee Report on Alcohol (Government Response) - Gillian Merron
18.3.10Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorist Attack - Mr David Hanson
18.3.10Immigration Rules - Mr Phil Woolas
18.3.10Retention and Disclosure of Records (Independent Review) - Alan Johnson
18.3.10HM Courts Service Estates - Mr Jack Straw
18.3.10Intelligence and Security Committee Annual Report (2009-2010) - Mr Gordon Brown
18.3.10New Vans (Carbon Dioxide Regulation) - Mr Sadiq Khan
18.3.10EU Transport Council - Mr Sadiq Khan
18.3.10Discretionary Social Fund - Helen Goodman
18.3.10ICL Inquiry Report (Government Response) - Yvette Cooper

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