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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 16th July 2009.

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Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee, Minister of State (Government Equalities Office), The Leader of the House of Commons , Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee, Party Chair, Labour Party, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 11:30 am, 16th July 2009

The business for next week will be as follows:

Monday 20 July-Second Reading of the Child Poverty Bill, followed by, if necessary, consideration of Lords amendments.

Tuesday 21 July-If necessary, consideration of Lords amendments, followed by motion on the summer recess Adjournment, followed by, if necessary, consideration of Lords amendments.

The House will not adjourn until the Speaker has signified Royal Assent.

The business for the week commencing 12 October will include:

Monday 12 October-Remaining stages of the Health Bill [ Lords].

Tuesday 13 October-Remaining stages of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [ Lords].

Wednesday 14 October-Opposition day [17th Allotted Day]. There will be a debate on an Opposition motion, subject to be announced.

Thursday 15 October-General debate on defence policy.

Friday 16 October-Private Members' Bills.

The provisional business for the week commencing 19 October will include:

Monday 19 October-Opposition day [18th Allotted Day]. There will be a debate on an Opposition motion, subject to be announced.

Tuesday 20 October-Second Reading of a Bill.

Wednesday 21 October-Opposition day [19th Allotted Day]. There will be a debate on a Liberal Democrat motion, subject to be announced.

Thursday 22 October-Topical debate, subject to be announced, followed by motion to take note of the outstanding reports of the Public Accounts Committee to which the Government have replied. Details will be given in the Official Report.

[The details are as follows: The 1 st( ) to the 6 th , the 8 th to the 11 th , the 13 th to the 23 rd and the 31 st Reports of the Public Accounts Committee of Session 2008-09, and the Treasury Minutes on these reports (Cm 7568, 7622 and 7636) ]

I should also like to inform the House that the business in Westminster Hall for 15 October will be:

Thursday 15 October-A debate on Sure Start progression.

It will also assist the House to confirm that the state opening of Parliament will be on Wednesday 18 November.

Finally, I should like to thank all of the staff of the House for their hard work and commitment since the start of this Session last December.

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Jane Birkby
Posted on 18 Jul 2009 12:00 am (Report this annotation)

So it would seem that which used to be Her Majesty's Royal Prerogative and Assent, can be wielded by Members of Parliament, and there is therefore no check on what Parliament proposes of decides to pass.
What a dire consequence of modernism, that reduces our Democracy to a Dictatorship!