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Commons news

George Osborne questioned on the Budget 2016

The Treasury Committee questions George Osborne and Clare Lombardelli on the 2016 budget

What's on

Thursday 24 March 2016

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
9:30am
Oral questions

Energy and Climate Change, including Topical Questions

Urgent question

Industrial action by junior doctors

Business Statement

Leader of the House

Backbench Business

(i) Court closures (ii) Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment

Adjournment

Role of charities in the veterans' care sector

Westminster Hall

Time Business
1:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

NHS in London

General Committee

Time Business Venue
11:30am
Public Bill Committee

Policing and Crime Bill

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
11:30am
Public Bill Committee

Investigatory Powers Bill

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee

Policing and Crime Bill

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee

Investigatory Powers Bill

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:30am
Oral Evidence Session
Budget 2016

Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury
Clare Lombardelli, Director of Strategy, Planning and Budget, HM Treasury

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

House of Lords

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