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Prime Minister’s Questions: 3 February 2016

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Wednesday 3 February 2016

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11:30am
Oral questions
International Development, including Topical Questions
12:00pm
Prime Minister's Question Time
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Automatic Electoral Registration - Siobhain McDonagh
Opposition Day Debate
(18th allotted day) (i) Tax avoidance and multinational companies (ii) Public finances in Scotland
Adjournment
Child dental health - Sir Paul Beresford
9:30am - 11:00am
Westminster Hall debate
Fuel poverty - Derek Thomas
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Bryan Evans and the Serious Fraud Office - Byron Davies
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Changes to the level of local government funding - Liz Kendall
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Closure of Bootham Park mental health hospital - Rachael Maskell
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Government investment in cycling - Chris Green
9:30am
Welsh Grand Committee
Draft Wales Bill
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Welsh Grand Committee
Draft Wales Bill
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Oral Evidence Session
High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
Silklink (Grimstock Country Hotel)
Robert Brown
Bertylib LLP
Heref Distribution Limited
Mr and Mrs Raffety
Rafine Ltd (Trading as Turville Valley Wines)
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service
The Woodland Trust
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust
Stop HS2
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
Universal Credit in-work progression
Tony Wilson, Director of Policy and Research, Learning and Work Institute
David Finch, Senior Economic Analyst, Resolution Foundation
Emma Stewart MBE, Joint Chief Executive Officer, Timewise Foundation
Dr Anthony Rafferty, Senior Lecturer in Employment Studies, Alliance Manchester Business School
Julia Waltham, Head of Campaigns and Policy, Working Families
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9:30am
Northern Ireland Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Northern Ireland and the EU referendum
Professor Neil Gibson, Director, Economic Policy Centre, University of Ulster
Dr Leslie Budd, Reader, Open University Business School
Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate, Centre For Business Research, University of Cambridge
Dr Cathal McCall, Reader in Politics, Queen's University Belfast
Dr Lee McGowan, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Queen's University Belfast
Professor Dagmar Schiek, Jean Monet Professor of EU Law, Queen's University Belfast
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
9:45am
Education - Oral Evidence Session
Mental health and well-being of looked after children
Christine Malone, foster carer
Teresa Latham, foster carer
Shankly Monksfield, looked after young person
Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister for Community and Social Care, Department of Health
Edward Timpson MP, Minister for Children and Families, Department for Education
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
1:45pm
Environmental Audit - Oral Evidence Session
Flooding: Cooperation across Government
George Monbiot, Columnist, The Guardian
Dr Richard North, Blogger and campaigner
Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive, Environment Agency
John Curtin, Acting Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management, Environment Agency
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:00pm
High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Oral Evidence Session
High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
As for morning session, unless already heard
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Scottish Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Revising Scotland’s Fiscal Framework
Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Chief Secretary, HM Treasury
Ms Lindsey Whyte, Deputy Director, Devolution, HM Treasury
Location: Room 18, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Air quality
Rory Stewart MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs
Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
Establishing World-Class Connectivity Throughout the UK
Avanti Communications Group plc
WiSpire Ltd
West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Westminster City Council
Connecting Devon and Somerset
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:15pm
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK's EU membership
Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority
Tracey McDermott, Acting Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Contracted out health and disability assessments
Rachael Badger, Head of Policy for Families, Welfare and Work, Citizens Advice
Phil Reynolds, Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium
Tom Pollard, Policy and Campaigns Manager, MIND
Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
Nicole Kett, Director, Health Service, Department for Work and Pensions
Chris Stroud, Divisional Managing Director, Capita
Leslie Wolfe, General Manager, Maximus UK
David Haley, Client Executive, Personal Independence Payment, Atos
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
No business announced for today
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3:00pm
Oral questions
Effectiveness to date of the RAF’s Brimstone missiles in bombing Syria, and in particular in protecting the civilian population
- Lord Thomas of Gresford
Oral questions
Review into funding for extremist interpretations of Islam within the UK - Lord Wallace of Saltaire
Oral questions
What Her Majesty’s Government have assessed to be the major benefits of the privatisation of Channel 4 - Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Oral questions
Sugar tax proposals in light of World Health Organisation's analysis of the Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity - Lord Clinton-Davis
Legislation
Immigration Bill - Committee stage (day 4) - Committee of the Whole House - Lord Bates
Motion
Explanatory Memorandum to the Housing Benefit (Abolition of the Family Premium and Date of Claim Amendment) Regulations 2015 - motion to regret - Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope, Lord Freud
No business announced for today
10:00am
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Completing Europe's Economic and Monetary Union
(at 10:15 AM)
Professor Lucia Quaglia, Department of Politics, University of York
Dr. Andrew Lilico, Executive Director and Principal, Europe Economics
Mr. David Marsh, Managing Director, OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum)
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
10:15am
Constitution Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Responding to price volatility: creating a more resilient agricultural sector
(at 11:00 AM)
Mr Oliver McEntyre, National Agriculture Strategy Director, Barclays
Mr Allan Wilkinson, Head of Food and Agriculture, HSBC Group
Mr Lindsay Sinclair, Group Chief Executive, NFU Mutual
Dr Harald Jahn, Head of Division, Natural Resources and Agro-Industry, European Investment Bank
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Finance Bill Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Draft Finance Bill 2016
(at 3:35 PM)
Mr John Whiting, Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplification
Mr Chris Sanger, Adviser, E&Y
(at 4:35 PM)
Mr Mike Cherry, Policy Director, Federation of Small Businesses
Mr Andrew Chamberlain, Director of Policy, IPSE
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
4:00pm
Information Committee (Lords) - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today

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