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Prime Minister's Questions  PMQs

Prime Minister's Questions

MPs to ask questions to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, in the House of Commons from midday on Wednesday 11 February

Opposition day debate Tax

Opposition day debate

MPs debate a compulsory jobs guarantee and tax avoidance in the House of Commons on Wednesday 11 February

UK’s response to the Ebola outbreak Report

UK’s response to the Ebola outbreak

Public Accounts Committee publishes its report into The UK’s response to the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa

Schools visiting this week Schools

Schools visiting this week

Parliament’s Education Service welcomes schools for tours and workshops. Find out which schools are visiting this week

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Latest news from the House of Commons and House of Lords

William Hague gives evidence on the scheduling of EU business

European Scrutiny Committee question Leader of the House of Commons on 11 February

What's on

Wednesday 11 February 2015

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral Questions

Cabinet Office, including Topical Questions

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

Francis Report- update and response

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Ian Murray

Job Creation Powers (Scotland)


Opposition Day debate (17th allotted day) (i) Compulsory jobs guarantee (ii) Tax avoidance

Consideration of any Lords amendments
Adjournment - Stephen Timms

Diversity in radio broadcasting and Premier Christian Radio

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Steve Rotheram

Operation of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payments Scheme

11:00am - 11:30am Grahame M Morris

Housing in Horden, County Durham

2:30pm - 4:00pm Mr Keith Simpson

Lessons from the war in Afghanistan

4:00pm - 4:30pm Mr Mike Hancock

Quality of mental health care in the NHS

4:30pm - 5:00pm Barbara Keeley

Environmental issues with commercial waste recycling site at Eccles

General Committee

Time Business
8:55am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Tenth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015

8:55am - Room 11, Palace of Westminster Twelfth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Grants to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2015

8:55am - Room 12, Palace of Westminster Thirteenth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2015, the draft Tax Credits Up-rating Regulations 2015, the Draft Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Order 2015 and the Draft Tax Credits (Appeals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2015

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

Draft Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, the Draft Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015, the Draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) Order 2015, the Draft Immigration (Provision of Physical Data) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and the Draft British Nationality (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

2:30pm - Room 11, Palace of Westminster Fifteenth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Road Safety Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015

2:30pm - Room 12, Palace of Westminster Sixteenth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Community Right to Challenge (Business Improvement Districts) Regulations 2015

Select Committee

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

Evidence check: National College for Teaching and Leadership - Peter Kent, President, Association of School and College Leaders, James Noble-Rogers, Executive Director, Universities Council for the Education of Teachers, Ben Thomas, National Officer, UNISON Education and Children’s Services and Amanda Timberg, Executive Director, Programme, TeachFirst; Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive, National College of Teaching and Leadership

9:30am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Work and Pensions

Pre-appointment hearing for the post of Pensions Ombudsman - Anthony Arter, Department for Work and Pensions’ preferred candidate for the post of Pensions Ombudsman

9:45am - 3A Human Rights

The UK’s compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - Paola Uccellari, Director, Children's Rights Alliance for England, Natalie Williams, Policy Adviser, The Children's Society, Dragan Nastic, Senior Policy Adviser, Unicef UK and Kate Aubrey-Johnson, Youth Justice and Strategic Litigation Fellow, Just for Kids Law

2:00pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP and Department for Transport

2:00pm - The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House Home Affairs

Statutory Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - The Honourable Justice Lowell Goddard, Chair-designate of the Statutory Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

2:15pm - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Environmental Audit

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - David Henig, Assistant Director, ITEC Trade Policy, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Andrew Coop, Legal Advisor, Europe and International Trade, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Peter Gysin, European Policy, International Energy and Energy Security, Department of Energy and Climate Change and Paul Walters, Joint Head, Trade Policy Unit, Department for International Development

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

Wrap-up report on tax - Lin Homer, Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary, HM Revenue and Customs, Jim Harra, Director General Business Tax, HM Revenue and Customs, Jennie Granger, Director General Enforcement and Compliance, HM Revenue and Customs, Edward Troup, Tax Assurance Commissioner, HM Revenue and Customs and Indra Morris, Director General, Tax and Welfare, HM Treasury

2:30pm - Room 18, Palace of Westminster European Scrutiny

Scrutiny inquiry follow up: scheduling of EU business - Rt Hon William Hague MP, First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons

3:00pm - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Work of the Committee 2010-15 - Richard Macdonald, Former Chair of the Independent Farming Regulation Task Force and Chair of the Implementation Group and George Eustice MP, Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
3:00pm Oral Questions

Effect of local enterprise partnerships on the economy and key skills in their local areas

Oral Questions

Plans to allow pupils to register to vote in schools, sixth form and further education colleges

Oral Questions

Proposed measures to ensure public sector strikes have the full support of union members

Oral Questions

Use of an auction-style process to tender for adult social care contracts

Legislation - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Deregulation Bill - Report stage (Day 3) - Lord Wallace of Saltaire


Stamp Duty Land Tax Bill - Second reading


Stamp Duty Land Tax Bill - Committee of the whole House


Stamp Duty Land Tax Bill - Report stage


Stamp Duty Land Tax Bill - Third reading

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room G, Palace of Westminster Arctic

Private meeting

10:00am - Room 4, Palace of Westminster Extradition Law

Private meeting

10:15am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Constitution

Inter-governmental relations in the UK - (at 10.30am) evidence will be heard from Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, and the Rt Hon Lord Wallace of Tankerness, Advocate General for Scotland, on both Scotland in the United Kingdom: An enduring settlement and the inquiry on inter-governmental relations in the UK.

10:30am - Room 4A, Palace of Westminster Affordable Childcare

Private meeting

10:30am - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (EU Sub-Committee D)

Private meeting

10:30am - Room 3, Palace of Westminster Home Affairs, Health and Education (EU Sub-Committee F)

Private meeting

4:00pm - Room 3A, Palace of Westminster Information
4:45pm - Room 3, Palace of Westminster Constitution

Inter-governmental relations in the UK - (at 5.00pm) evidence will be heard from from Rt Hon. Peter Robinson MLA, First Minister of Northern Ireland.


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