This week in the Commons: 23-27 May 2016

27 May 2016

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated topics from the Queen's Speech, including public services, Europe, education, the economy and work, and more.

Debates on the Queen's Speech

This week, MPs debated legislation proposed in the Queen's Speech. Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech, there were five days of debate on specific topics. Days 3, 4, 5 and 6 of debate took place this week.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were two Ministerial Statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 25 May, MPs asked Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne questions about Trident, corporation tax, the European Union and more.

Prime Minister's Questions was taken by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. Shadow First Secretary of State and Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Angela Eagle, stood in for the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Select Committees

News from Parliamentary Select Committees, including the publication of reports and details of inquiries and evidence sessions are also available online.

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