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Prime Minister's Questions PMQs

Prime Minister's Questions

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, to answer questions from MPs in the Commons from midday on Wednesday 4 December

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Evidence

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Lords Committee questions Justice and Care Ministers in its final evidence session

Autumn Statement 2013 Statement

Autumn Statement 2013

Chancellor of the Exchequer to deliver the 2013 Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on Thursday 5 December 2013

Energy Bill Debate

Energy Bill

MPs debate amendments by the House of Lords to the Energy Bill on 4 December 2013

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Urgent Question on National Infrastructure Plan

Shadow Chief Secretary to Treasury to ask Urgent Question at 12.30pm

What's on

Wednesday 4 December 2013

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral Questions

International Development, including Topical Questions

12:00pm Prime Minister's Question Time
Urgent Question

National Infrastructure Plan

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Zac Goldsmith

Recall of Elected Representatives


Energy Bill - Consideration of Lords amendments


Opposition Day Debate (unallotted day) [Half Day] - Business Rates

Adjournment - Stephen Barclay

Sports funding in rural communities

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Paul Farrelly

Cumulative electricity tax burden for energy intensive industries

11:00am - 11:30am Andy Sawford

Podiatry services

2:30pm - 4:00pm Sir Edward Leigh

Funding of dermatology in the NHS

4:00pm - 4:30pm Richard Drax

Press charter

4:30pm - 5:00pm Jim Fitzpatrick

Leasehold reform and property management companies

General Committee

Time Business
2:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Armed Forces (Remission of Fines) Order 2013

Select Committee

Time Business
9:05am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Science and Technology

GO Science Annual Review 2012-13 - Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser

9:30am - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Justice

Crime reduction policies: a co-ordinated approach? - Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Jeremy Wright MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice

9:30am - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Work and Pensions

Support for housing costs in the reformed welfare system - Chartered Institute of Housing, Peabody Trust Housing Association, Placeshapers, Riverside Housing Association and Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

9:30am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Education

Underachievement in education of white working class children - Professor David Gillborn, Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education , Dr John Jerrim, Department of Quantitative Social Science, Institute of Education , Julian King-Harris, Head of School Improvement and Standards, Slough Borough Council and Dr Feyisa Demie, Adviser for School Self-evaluation, Schools Research and Statistics Unit; Professor Robert Plomin, MRC Research Professor and Deputy Director Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Professor Becky Francis, King's College London, Loic Menzies, Director, LKMco and Jenny North, Director of Policy and Strategy Impetus, The Private Equity Foundation

10:00am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Science and Technology

Government Horizon Scanning - Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Jon Day, Chair, Horizon Scanning Oversight Group, Cabinet Office

2:15pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts

Sellafield follow-up (part 2) - Tom Zarges, Chairman, Nuclear Management Partners, Tony Price, Managing Director, Sellafield Ltd and John Clarke, Chief Executive, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

2:30pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs

The banking structure in Northern Ireland - Simon Hamilton MLA, Minister of Finance and Personnel

3:15pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Water - Cathryn Ross, Chief Executive, OFWAT

5:50pm - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Transport

Cycling safety - Robert Goodwill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
3:00pm Oral Questions - Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Whether HMG will publish the risk register prepared in advance of the Health and Social Care Act 2012

Oral Questions - Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Average spend per pupil in the state-funded education sector for 11 to 18 year-olds; average spend per pupil in the private sector for the same age group

Oral Questions - Lord Greaves

What opportunities exist for increasing the quantity and improving the quality of railway rolling stock in the north of England

Oral Questions - Lord Roberts of Llandudno

The detention of immigration detainees who are seriously ill

Legislation - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 6) - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Short Debate - Baroness Cox / Baroness Northover

Steps being taken to address female genital mutilation

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business
9:30am - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Joint Committee

Private meeting

10:00am - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (EU Sub-Committee D)

Food Waste Prevention - (at 10.30am) evidence will be heard from Dr Elizabeth Goodwin, Chief Executive Officer, Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

10:30am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Constitution

Constitutional Implications of Coalition Government - (at 11.00am) evidence will be heard from Rt Hon. Rhodri Morgan, First Minister of Wales 2000–09; Ieuan Wyn Jones, Deputy First Minister of Wales 2007–11; Rt Hon. Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale, First Minister of Scotland 2001–07; Lord Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland 2005–07, and at 11.45 am from Lord O’Donnell, GCB, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service 2005–11 and Rt Hon. Lord Butler of Brockwell, KG, GCB, CVO, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service 1988–98

10:30am - Room 4, Palace of Westminster Inquiries Act 2005

Inquiries Act 2005 - (at 10.40am) evidence will be heard from Sir David Bell, former Financial Times Chief Executive, and one of the assessors on the Leveson inquiry and Dr Judith Smith, Nuffield Trust’s Director of Policy, and expert witness and assessor to the Mid Staffs inquiry

3:45pm - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee E)

Private meeting

4:00pm - Room 4A, Palace of Westminster Joint Committee on the Draft Deregulation Bill

Private meeting


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