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Weekly Information Bulletin: 10th July 2010

Business of the House of Commons

5 June – 9 July 2010

Monday 5 July

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral QuestionsDefence, including Topical Questions

Statements – i) Political and Constitutional Reform – Mr Nick Clegg (ii) Education Funding – Michael Gove

Presentation of Bills – Private Members Presentation Bills (Bills presented and read a First time)

Motion – Alignment (Clear Line of Sight) project (Agreed)

Motion – Opposed Private Business for consideration: City of Westminster Bill, Canterbury City Council Bill and Nottingham City Council bill (Further considered)

Adjournment – Future of the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust and its hospitals – Alex Cunningham

The House rose at 10.49pm

Tuesday 6 July

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

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Government policy on victims of terrorism in Northern Ireland – Dr William McCrea

11.00-12.30 – Use of DNA and CCTV in tackling crime 12.30-13.00 – Philip Davies

13.00-13.30 – Child health in Nottingham – Chris Leslie

13.30-14.00 – Community policing – Ian Lucas

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral QuestionsForeign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Statement – Treatment of Detainees – Mr David Cameron

Legislation Finance Bill – Second reading (Agreed on Division; Bill read a Second time)

Adjournment – Government policy on reservoirs and the future of Llanishen Reservoir – Jonathan Evans

The House rose at 2.48am

Wednesday 7 July

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Fuel poverty in rural Britain – Dr Thérèse Coffey

11.00-11.30 – Traffic and the road network in Harlow – Robert Halfon

14.30-16.00 – Child and adolescent mental health services and autism – Jonathan Reynolds [R]

16.00-16.30 – Closure of Goole Magistrates’ and County Courts – Andrew Percy

16.30-17.00 – National review of paediatric cardiac surgery – Liz Kendall

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions – International Development, Prime Minister

Statement – Afghanistan – Dr Liam Fox

Debate – Opposition Day (3rd allotted day) – there will be a debate on an Opposition motion – Government support for jobs and the unemployed (Opposition motion negatived on division; Government motion agreed to)

Statement – Schools Funding – Michael Gove

Adjournment – Future of British Waterways – Tristram Hunt

The House rose at 8.13pm

Thursday 8 July

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

Westminster Hall: A debate entitled energy security

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral QuestionsBusiness, innovation and Skills, including, Topical Questions

Business Statement – Leader of the House

Statement – Section 44 Terrorism Act 2000 – Theresa May

Debate – Defendant Anonymity

Adjournment – Preparations for commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War – Damian Collins

The House rose at 6.24pm

Friday 9 July

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements

5 – 9 July 2010


Public Spending Control – Danny Alexander


Civil Service Compensation Scheme – Mr Francis Maude


Local Government Reorganisation – Robert Neil


Regional Strategies – Mr Eric Pickles


Early Years Foundation Stage – Sarah Teather


European Parliament Transitionary Protocol – Mr David Lidington


DFID’s Programme in Nepal – Mr Andrew Mitchell


Data Protection Legislative Framework – Mr Jonathan Djanogly


Billy Wright Inquiry – Mr Owen Paterson


Rolling Stock – Mr Philip Hammond


Ordnance Survey (Performance Targets) – Robert Neill


Behaviour and Discipline in Schools – Mr Nick Gibb


Court of Justice of the European Union – Mr William Hague


DFID Programme (Zimbabwe) – Mr Andrew Mitchell


Sentence Review Commissioners – Mr Owen Paterson


Merchant Shipping (Ship-to-Ship Transfers) Regulations – Mike Penning


Occupational Pensions – Steve Webb