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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th November 2010

Business of the House of Commons

1 – 5 November 2010

Monday 1 November

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions Home Office, including Topical Questions

Statement – European Council – Mr David Cameron

Statement – Aviation Security Incident – Mrs Theresa May

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Programme Motion (Agreed, on division)

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Remaining Stages (Day 1) (As amended, considered)

Adjournment – Options for maintenance of Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers – Thomas Docherty

The House rose at 10.43pm

Tuesday 2 November

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

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Welsh Grand Committee and scrutiny of Government policy as it applies to Wales – Alun Michael

11.00-12.30 – Future of the Post Office network – Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

12.30-13.00 – Education Maintenance Allowance – John Robertson

13.00-13.30 – Performance of National Express East Anglia – Priti Patel

13.30-14.00 – Government policy on support for women in science, engineering and technology – Meg Munn

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – Health, including Topical Questions

Urgent Question – Prisoners’ Right to Vote – Sadiq Khan

Urgent Question – Defence Treaties (France) – Mr Jim Murphy

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Cheques – David Ward (Agreed, Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Remaining Stages (Day 2) (As amended, further considered; read a Third time and passed)

Adjournment – Government policy on the information provided to women prior to a request for a termination of pregnancy – Nadine Dorries

The House rose at 10.45pm

Wednesday 3 November

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Speech therapy services for children – Paul Maynard

11.00-11.30 – Consular services and British citizens injured or killed abroad – Tom Brake

14.30-16.00 – Participation in higher education – Mr David Lammy

16.00-16.30 – Future of the A614 – Mr Mark Spencer

16.30-17.00 – Rebalancing the UK economy – Mr Mark Field

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions – Wales, Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Consumer Credit (Regulation and Advice) – Stella Creasy (Agreed, Bill presented and read a First time)

General Debate – Report on the report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry

Adjournment – Effect on businesses of proposed changes to employment law – Julian Smith

The House rose at 6.58pm

Thursday 4 November

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

Westminster Hall: Debate on Impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review on the Department for Work and Pensions

The House sat at 10.30am

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

Business Statement – Leader of the House

General Debate – Strategic Defence and Security Review

Adjournment – Foreign and Commonwealth Office assistance for Mr Simon Robertson – David Anderson

The House rose at 6.29pm

Friday 5 November

The House did not sit


Written Ministerial Statements

1 – 5 November 2010

01.11.10

The Office for Budget Responsibility (Treasury Committee Report) – Justine Greening

01.11.10

Independent Public Service Pensions Commission – Danny Alexander

01.11.10

Iraq Historic Allegations Team – Nick Harvey

01.11.10

General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council 25 October 2010 – Mr David Lidington

02.11.10

Convention on Biological Diversity – Mrs Caroline Spelman

02.11.10

United Kingdom-France Summit – Mr David Cameron

03.11.10

Penfold Review of Non-Planning Consents (Government Response) – Mr Mark Prisk

03.11.10

Leasehold Advisory Service: Annual Report and Accounts 2009-10 – Grant Shapps

03.11.10

Education Endowment Fund – Michael Gove

03.11.10

Parliamentary Written Question (Correction) – Gregory Barker)

03.11.10

State Pension Age – Steve Webb

04.11.10

Local Growth White paper (Correction) – Vince Cable

04.11.10

Planning Circulars (HMOs) – Greg Clark

04.11.10

Justice and Home Affairs (Pre-Council Statement) – James Brokenshire

04.11.10

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland – Mr Owen Paterson

04.11.10

Billy Wright Inquiry – Mr Owen Paterson

04.11.10

Independent Monitoring Commission Report – Mr Owen Paterson