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MPs pay tribute to Jo Cox MP

The House of Commons has been recalled on Monday 20 June to pay tribute to Jo Cox MP

What's on

Tuesday 21 June 2016

House of Commons

House of Lords

Main Chamber

No business announced for today

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill

(at 10:00 am)
Mr Simon Morris, Chiltern Ridges HS2 Action Group
Mr Colin Sully, Chiltern Ridges HS2 Action Group
Mr William Gardner
Dr Ann Cooke
Ms Penelope Miles
Mr David Marshall
Mr Ron Smith
Mrs Jenny Smith
Mr David Stewart
Mrs Mary Stewart
Mr Hugo Stewart

Room 4, Palace of Westminster

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