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Commons Chamber will next sit on 17 November 2014
Out-of-hours GP services in England: report published
Public Accounts Committee publish their report on Out-of-hours GP services in England
Westminster Hall debates: 11 November 2014
MPs debated welfare reform and more
Peter Sheridan and Dr Michael Maguire give evidence
Assistant Chief Constable of PSNI and Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland give evidence
No business announced for today
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