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Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th May 2011

Business of the House of Commons

28 April – 6 May

Thursday 28 April

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall: A debate on Sudan

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral QuestionsCulture, Olympics, Media and Sport, including Topical Questions, Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission

Business Statement – Leader of the House

Legislation – London Olympic Games and Paralympics Games (Amendment) Bill – Second reading (Agreed)

Legislation – London Olympic Games and Paralympics Games (Amendment) Bill – Programme Motion (Agreed)

Adjournment – Government response to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – Sir Paul Beresford

The House rose at 4.45pm

Friday 29 April

The House was not sitting

Monday 2 May

The House was not sitting

Tuesday 3 May

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

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Future provision of English for speakers of other languages courses – Heidi Alexander

11.00-12.30 – Childhood obesity – Mary Macleod

12.30 -13.00 – Effect of the Budget on Coventry – Mr Jim Cunningham

13.00-13.30 – Effects of larch disease on forests – Neil Parish

13.30-14.00 – Funding for medical students – Mr Andrew Smith

The House sat at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions

Statement – Osama bin Laden and Counter-terrorism – Mr David Cameron

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Planning (Green Belt Protection) – Bob Stewart (Agreed, Bill presented and read a first time)

Legislation – Finance (No. 3) Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 1) (Considered in Committee; Clause 72, 19 Agreed; Clause 7, Agreed as amended)

Adjournment – Role of the Special Representative for International Trade and Investment – Paul Flynn

The House rose at 4.34am

Wednesday 4 May

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Family policy – Jessica Lee

11.00-11.30 – Supply of NHS prescribed medicines to the public – Margot James

14.30 -16.00 – Future of private finance initiative hospitals – Mr Dave Watts

16.00-16.30 – Equitable Life – Mr Brian H Donohoe

16.30-17.00 – Small and medium-sized businesses in Witham – Priti Patel

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions – Scotland, Prime Minister

Speakers Statement

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Sex Education (Required Content) – Nadine Dorries (Agreed, Bill presented and read a first time)

Legislation – Finance (No. 3) Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 2) (Considered in Committee; Clause 4, 10, 35 Agreed)

Adjournment – Rights of adoptive parents – Mark Pawsey

The House rose at 5.50pm

Thursday 5 May

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.30pm

Westminster Hall: General debate in which members may raise any constituency issue

The House sat at 10.30am

Oral QuestionsTransport, including topical questions; Women and equalities

Business Statement – Leader of the House

Backbench Business – [25th allotted day] Social Housing in London (Agreed)

Adjournment – Port health authorities – Dr Alan Whitehead

The House rose at 6.24pm

Friday 6 May

The House was not sitting

Written Ministerial Statements 

28 April – 6 May 2011

28.04.11

Call-out Order to Contribute to the UN – Nick Harvey

28.04.11

Malawi (Expulsion of British High Commissioner) – Mr William Hague

28.04.11

Social Care PFI Credits – Paul Burstow

28.04.11

Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (Remedial) Order 2011 – Damian Green

28.04.11

Written Parliamentary Question (Correction) – Mrs Theresa Villiers

03.05.11

Afghanistan – Mr William Hague

04.05.11

Terrorist Asset-Freezing Regime (17 December 2010 to 31 March 2011) – Mr Mark Hoban

05.05.11

Written Parliamentary Question (Correction) – Mr Andrew Robathan

05.05.11

Libya – Mr William Hague

05.05.11

Public Records: Colonial Documents – Mr William Hague