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Weekly Information Bulletin: 18th December 2010

Business of the House of Commons

13 – 17 December 2010

Monday 13 December

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – Defence, including Topical Questions

Statement – Public Order Policing – Mrs Theresa May

Statement – Cancun Climate Change Conference – Chris Huhne

Presentation of Bill – Localism Bill (Bill read a First time)

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – Second reading (Agreed on division, Bill read a Second time)

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – Programme Motion (Agreed on division)

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – Money Resolution (Agreed on division)

Adjournment – Schools admissions policies – Mark Lancaster

Tuesday 14 December

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

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Legal aid – Ms Karen Buck

11.00-12.30 – Intensive dairy farming - Stephen Phillips

12.30-13.00 – Take-up of early years education places – Ann Coffey

13.00-13.30 – Proposed closure of Kettering Magistrates’ Court – Mr Philip Hollobone

13.30-14.00 – Role of school sports co-ordinators in Colchester – Bob Russell

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Statement – Courts Service Estate – Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Emergency Debate – RAF Bases – Thomas Docherty (Application for emergency debate denied)

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Banking and Financial Services (Community Investment) – Hazel Blears (Agreed, Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation –Superannuation Bill – Programme Motion (Agreed)

Legislation – Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Superannuation Bill (Considered)

Legislation – Terrorist Asset Freezing Bill [HL] – Remaining stages (Considered)

Legislation – Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Identity Documents Bill (Considered)

Motion – Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration policies (Motion to take not of EC Document, Agreed, on division)

Adjournment – Transparency in the operation of pension funds – Jon Cruddas

Wednesday 15 December

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Outdoor learning for children and teachers – Simon Hart

11.00-11.30 – Pollution in Horn Lane, Acton – Angie Bray

14.30-16.00 – Financial support for students over the age of sixteen – Teresa Pearce

16.00-16.30 – Government support for small manufacturing businesses – Siobhain McDonagh

16.30-17.00 Flooding in Cornwall – Stephen Gilbert

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions – Northern Ireland, Prime Minister

Ten Minute Rule Motion – St George’s Day and St David’s Day – Nadhim Zahawi (Agreed, bill presented a read a First time)

Motion – Allocation of time

Legislation – Loans to Ireland – Allocation of Time motion (Agreed, on a Division)

Legislation – Loans to Ireland – Second reading (Agreed, on a division)

Legislation – Loans to Ireland – Money Resolution (Agreed)

Legislation – Loans to Ireland – Committee (Clause 1 Agreed; Clause 2 Agreed as amended; Clause 3 Agreed)

Legislation – Loans to Ireland (Agreed, read a Third time and passed)

Motion – To approve 9th Report 2010/11 from the Standards and Privileges Committee (HC 654) (Agreed)

Adjournment – Water, sanitation and hygiene in the developing world – Mr Don Foster

Thursday 16 December

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

Westminster Hall: A debate on Drugs policy

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral QuestionsEnergy and Climate Change, including Topical Questions

Business Statement – Leader of the House

Statement – Electricity Market Reform Chris Huhne

Backbench Business – (i) Motion relating to Park Homes (Agreed) (ii) Motion relating to the work of the Committee of Public Accounts (Agreed)

Adjournment – Government support to football and football governance – John Mann

Friday 17 December

The House did not sit

Written Ministerial Statements

13 – 17 December 2010

13.12.10

Local Enterprise Partnerships – Mr Mark Prisk

13.12.10

Business Rates – Robert Neill

13.12.10

Council Housing Finance – Grant Shapps

13.12.10

Localism Bill – Mr Eric Pickles

13.12.10

Education Spending – Michael Gove

13.12.10

School Funding (Pupil Premium) – Michael Gove

13.12.10

Post-EU Energy Council (3 December 2010) – Charles Hendry

13.12.10

Parliamentary Written Question (Correction) – Mr Henry Bellingham

13.12.10

Police Authority Grants (England and Wales) – Nick Herbert

13.12.10

English Language Students (Entry Clearance) – Damian Green

13.12.10

EU Transport Council (December 2010) – Mrs Theresa Villiers

13.12.10

Local Sustainable Transport Fund – Norman Baker

13.12.10

Local Transport Capital Blocks Settlement – Norman Baker

13.12.10

Default Investment Options (Pension Schemes) – Steve Webb

13.12.10

Independent Living Fund – Maria Miller

14.12.10

Telecoms Council – Mr Edward Vaizey

14.12.10

Simple Financial Products (Consultation) – Mr Mark Hoban

14.12.10

Tax Information Exchange (Liberia and Aruba) – Mr David Gauke

14.12.10

Afghanistan Troop Levels: Spring 2011 Roulement – Dr Liam Fox

14.12.10

Afghanistan: Monthly Progress Report – Mr William Hague

14.12.10

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council – Anne Milton

14.12.10

Forensic Science – James Brokenshire

14.12.10

Draft Cabinet Manual – Mr David Cameron

14.12.10

Crossrail – Mrs Theresa Villiers

14.12.10

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council – Chris Grayling

15.12.10

Financial Assistance for Ireland – Mr George Osborne

15.12.10

Transposition of EU Regulations – Vince Cable

15.12.10

Anti-Semitism Inquiry (Government Response) – Andrew Stunell

15.12.10

Sustainable Communities Act and Barrier Busting – Greg Clark

15.12.10

EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) – Mr Gerald Howarth

15.12.10

Strategic Defence and Security Review – Royal Navy – Dr Liam Fox

15.12.10

Fuel Poverty – Chris Huhne

15.12.10

Environmental Council – Mrs Caroline Spelman

15.12.10

NHS Consultation, Operating Frameworks and PCT Revenue – Mr Andrew Lansley

15.12.10

Pakistan Floods – Mr Andrew Mitchell

15.12.10

Parliamentary Written Question – Chris Grayling

16.12.10

Council for Science and Technology – Mr David Willetts

16.12.10

EU Competitiveness Council (Post-Council Statement) – Mr Edward Davey

16.12.10

Annual European Union Finances White paper – Mr Mark Hoban

16.12.10

Carbon Price Support Consultation – Justine Greening

16.12.10

EU Agencies (National Experts) – Mr David Gauke

16.12.10

Fire and Rescue Service – Robert Neill

16.12.10

Building Regulations – Andrew Stunnell

16.12.10

Call-out Order (Iraq/Afghanistan) – Nick Harvey

16.12.10

Continuity of Education Allowance – Nick Harvey

16.12.10

Armed Forces Pensions – Mr Andrew Robathan

16.12.10

Outcome of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council (13-14 December) – Mrs Caroline Spelman

16.12.10

Outcome of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council (29-30 November) – Mrs Caroline Spelman

16.12.10

Single Payment Scheme – Mr James Paice

16.12.10

Victims of Terrorist Incidents Overseas – Mr Jeremy Browne

16.12.10

Value-based Pricing (Consultation) – Mr Andrew Lansley

16.12.10

New Dental Contracts (Pilot Schemes) – Mr Simon Burns

16.12.10

Drug-related Crime and Rehabilitation – Paul Burstow

16.12.10

Control Order Powers – Mrs Theresa May

16.12.10

Immigration (Detention of Children) – Damian Green

16.12.10

Gang-related Violence – James Brokenshire

16.12.10

Development Ministers’ Foreign Affairs Council – Mr Andrew Mitchell

16.12.10

International Development Association of the World Bank – Mr Andrew Mitchell

16.12.10

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (11th Annual Report) – Mr Owen Paterson

16.12.10

"A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland: Next Steps" (Responses) – Mr Hugo Swire

16.12.10

Robert Hamill and Rosemary Nelson Inquiries – Mr Owen Paterson

16.12.10

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 – Mr Owen Paterson

16.12.10

Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (11th Report) – Mr David Cameron

16.12.10

Coastguard Services (Modernisation) – Mike Penning

16.12.10

Search and Rescue Helicopters (Procurement) – Mr Philip Hammond

16.12.10

Remploy (Annual Report and Financial Statements 2010) – Maria Miller