Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th May 2011

Business of the House of Commons

23 – 27 May

Monday 23 May

The House sat at 2.30pm

Notice of Motion for an unopposed return – Owen Paterson (Resolved)

Oral Questions – Education, including Topical Questions

Urgent Question – Granting and enforcement of privacy injunctions – Mr Dominic Grieve

Statement – Rosemary Nelson Inquiry Report – Owen Paterson

Presentation of a Bill – Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (Agreed, Bill presented and read a first time)

Debate – Opposition Day (16th allotted day) – (i) Sentencing (Negatived, on division) (Agreed as amended) (ii) Policing and crime (Negatived, on division)

Adjournment – Standards of governance amongst FTSE 100 companies – Eric Joyce

The House rose at 10.42pm

Tuesday 24 May

The House sat in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Post Office Card Account – Sarah Newton

11.00-11.30 – Night flights at Heathrow – Mary Macleod

14.30 -16.00 – Treatment of Christians around the world – David Simpson

16.00-16.30 – Tees Valley rail transport – Ian Swales

16.30-17.00 – Land stability in the Ironbridge Gorge – David Wright

The House sat at 11.30am

Oral Questions – Deputy Prime Minister, including Topical Questions, Attorney General and to the Church Commissioners

Urgent Question – Libya – Nick Harvey

Statement – Update on the design of the Green Investment Bank – Vince Cable

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Autism (Quality Standards) – Mr Robert Buckland (Agreed, Bill presented and read a first time)

Royal Assent to Acts Passed – Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011; Ecclesiastical Fees (Amendment) Measure 2011; Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011

Backbench Business – (i) Motion relating to Eurozone Financial Assistance (Agreed, as amended, on division) (ii) General debate on matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment (Lapsed)

Adjournment – School places in Finchley – Mike Freer

The House rose at 7.21pm

Wednesday 25 May

The House was in recess

Thursday 26 May

The House was in recess

Friday 27 May

The House was in recess

Written Ministerial Statements

23 – 27 May 2011


"Giving" White Paper – Mr Francis Maude


Pitt Review – Mrs Caroline Spelman


Identity and Passport Service: Restructuring – Damian Green


Management of Police Pursuits: Code of Practice – Nick Herbert


Strategic National Transport Corridors – Norman Baker


Universal Credit (Review of Passported Benefits) – Chris Grayling


Draft Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Mr Edward Davey


Tax Avoidance – Mr David Gauke


Planned Tax Consultations – Mr David Gauke


Lords Parliamentary Written Question (Correction) – Mr Edward Vaizey


Sovereign Base Areas – Dr Liam Fox


EU Directive (Third Country Nationals) – Damien Green


British Transport Police – Mr Philip Hammond


Defined Contribution Pension Schemes – Steve Webb

Prepared 27th May 2011