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National Insurance Contributions Bill Bill

National Insurance Contributions Bill

MPs debate the remaining stages of the National Insurance Contributions Bill on Tuesday 11 November 2014

Stories of the First World War Video

Stories of the First World War

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European Arrest Warrant Extradition

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News

Latest news from the House of Commons and House of Lords

Network Rail and Lord Adonis questioned on HS2

Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence from 3.35pm in Committee Room 1

What's on

Tuesday 11 November 2014

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business

The sitting will begin at 12pm following the agreement of the House to a motion on 3 November 2014

12:00pm Oral Questions

Justice; including Topical Questions

Urgent Question - Yvette Cooper

Wanless Review of the investigation into the handling of information by the Home Office related to Child Abuse Allegations

Statement - Chris Grayling

Prison Communications

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Stephen Gilbert

National Defence Medal

Legislation

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Report stage

Legislation

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Third reading

Backbench Business

Medium-term financial plan for the House of Commons and draft estimates for 2015-16

Adjournment - Caroline Dinenage

Improving rail services to the Portsmouth Harbour area

Westminster Hall

Time Business

The sitting will begin at 2.30pm and may continue for up to two and a half hours following the agreement of the House to a motion on 3 November 2014

2:30pm - 4:00pm Mr Elfyn Llwyd

Acorn Finance Mortgages

4:00pm - 4:30pm Ben Gummer

Improvements to the Great Eastern Main Line

4:30pm - 5:00pm Wayne David

Effect of welfare reform in the Welsh Valleys

General Committee

Time Business
8:55am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill Committee

to consider the Bill

8:55am Taxation of Pensions Bill Committee

to consider the Bill

2:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (Application of Sections 75A, 75B, 75G, 75H, 80A and 80B to Parental Order Cases) Regulations 2014, the Draft Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave (Parental Order Cases) Regulations 2014, the Draft Statutory Shared Parental Pay (Parental Order Cases) Regulations 2014, the Draft Statutory Shared Parental Pay (Adoption from Overseas) Regulations 2014, the Draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (Application of Sections 75G and 75H to Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2014 and the Draft Shared Parental Leave and Paternity and Adoption Leave (Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2014

Select Committee

Time Business
9:30am - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Business, Innovation and Skills

Government support for business - Mike Cherry, National Policy Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses and Lee Hopley, Chief Economist, EEF (the manufacturers' organisation); Phil Orford MBE, Chief Executive, Forum of Private Business and Dr Kevin Farnsworth, Senior Lecturer, University of York

9:30am - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Energy and Climate Change

Linking emissions trading systems - Sir David King, Special Representative for Climate Change, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Niclas Svenningsen, Manager DSI, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Programme, UNFCCC secretariat

9:45am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House International Development

Ebola - Andre Heller-Perache, Head of UK Programmes, Medecins Sans Frontieres UK , Dr Javid Abdelmoneim, Medecins Sans Frontieres Sierra Leone Ebola project and John Edmunds, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine;

10:30am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House International Development

Ebola and Iraq - Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State, George Turkington, Director Ebola Crisis and Lindy Cameron, Director Middle East Humanitarian and Conflict, Department for International Development

11:30am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Home Affairs

Historic child abuse - Alison Millar, Counsel for the victims groups, Hilary Willmer, Chair, Parents against child sexual exploitation (PACE) and Peter Saunders, Chief Executive, National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC); Peter Wanless and Richard Whittam QC

12:20pm - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Education

Pre-appointment hearing: Children's Commissioner - Anne Longfield OBE, Chief Executive, 4Children

2:00pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs

Administrative scheme for “on-the-runs” - Peter Sheridan OBE, former Assistant Chief Constable, Royal Ulster Constabulary GC/Police Service Northern Ireland; Dr Michael Maguire, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Adrian McAllister, Chief Executive, Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and Paula Cunningham, Deputy Senior Investigations Officer, Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

2:30pm - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Defence

Defence Growth Partnership - Mr Paul Everitt, Sir Brian Burridge, Mr Allan Cook and Mr Mike Maiden; Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, Philip Dunne MP, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology and Steve Wadey, Industry Co-Chair of Defence Growth Partnership

2:30pm - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Health

Public expenditure on Health and Social Care - John Appleby, Chief Economist, King’s Fund, Anita Charlesworth, Chief Economist, Health Foundation and Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust

2:45pm - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Home Affairs

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 - Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Metropolitan Police Commissioner

3:30pm - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Home Affairs

Policing and mental health - Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Care and Support, Department for Health and Anne McDonald, Deputy Director of Mental Health and Disability, Department for Health; Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister of State for Policing

4:30pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster House of Commons Governance

House of Commons Governance - Rt Hon William Hague MP, Leader of the House of Commons; Rt Hon Angela Eagle MP, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons; Sir Paul Beresford MP, Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP and Nigel Mills MP

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
12:00pm Oral Questions

The problems of migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean

Oral Questions

Resolution Foundation Report entitled Low Pay Britain 2014

Oral Questions

Ring-fencing the defence budget

Oral Questions

Free movement of labour within the European Union and its relationship with the internal market

Legislation

Wales Bill - Report stage

Statement - bates

Wanless review

7:00pm Estimated Rising Time

Grand Committee

Time Business
1:00pm Legislation - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Deregulation Bill - Committee stage (Day 5) - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

5:00pm Estimated Rising Time

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Digital Skills

Digital Skills - (at 10.15am) evidence will be heard from from Chris Jones, Chief Executive Officer, City & Guilds; Martin Hottass, Manager, Skills & Siemens Professional Education, Siemens and Sue Husband, Director, Apprenticeships and Delivery Service, Skills Funding Agency (SFA)

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

Arctic - (at 10.40am) evidence will be heard from Professor Julian Dowdeswell, Director, Scott Polar Research Institute; Professor Jane Francis, Director, British Antarctic Survey and Dr Ray Leakey, Principal Investigator and Arctic Research Theme Leader, Scottish Association of Marine Science and (at approximately 11.40am) from Else Berit Eikeland, Norway's Polar Ambassador and Senior Arctic Official to the Arctic Council; and His Excellency Thórdur Aegir Óskarsson, Ambassador of Iceland.

3:30pm - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Economic Affairs

Economic Case for HS2 - (at 3.35pm) evidence will be heard from Paul Plummer, Rail Delivery Group and Network Rail; Rupert Walker, Network Rail; and Professor Chris Nash, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds and (at approximately 4.30pm) from Lord Adonis.

4:00pm - Room 4, Palace of Westminster European Union

Private meeting

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