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Tuesday 21 February 2017

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
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11:30am
Oral questions
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including Topical Questions
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Government Services (Telecommunication Charges)
Legislation
Criminal Finances Bill - Remaining stages
Motions
(i) Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017 (ii) Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2017
Adjournment
Centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi
9:30am - 11:00am
Westminster Hall debate
A Better Defence Estate Strategy
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Future funding provision of education in Southend
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Rollout of superfast broadband to rural communities
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Social housing community alarm services
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Future of the London Stock Exchange
8:55am
Second Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Order 2017
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
8:55am
European Committee B
European Union Document No. 7687/16, a Commission Communication on an action plan on VAT: Towards a single EU VAT area - Time to decide
Location: Room 11, Palace of Westminster
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Local Government Finance Bill
Location: Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Local Government Finance Bill
Location: Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Third Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Tees Valley Combined Authority (Functions) Order 2017
Location: Room 11, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Nuclear Industries Security (Amendment) Regulations 2017
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Education - Oral Evidence Session
Appointment of the Chair of the Office for Students
Sir Michael Barber, Government’s preferred candidate for Chair of the Office for Students
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
International Development - Oral Evidence Session
DFID's work on education: Leaving no one behind?
Julia McGeown, Inclusive Education Technical Advisor, Handicap International UK
Lucy Lake, Chief Executive Officer, Camfed
Professor Pauline Rose, Director, Research for Equitable Access and Learning Centre, University of Cambridge
Dr Joanna Härmä, Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for International Education, University of Sussex
Professor Pauline Dixon, Professor International Development and Education, University of Newcastle
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9:35am
Exiting the European Union - Oral Evidence Session
The UK’s negotiating objectives for its withdrawal from the EU
Roderick Abbott, former Deputy Director-General, The World Trade Organization and European Commission Directorate-General for Trade
Dr Federico Ortino, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London
Professor Jim Rollo, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
9:45am
Justice - Oral Evidence Session
Prison reform
Amy Rice, Deputy Director, Prison Safety and Reform lead on Empowerment and Accountable Governors, Ministry of Justice
Nina Champion, Head of Policy, Prisoners' Education Trust / Prisoner Learning Alliance
Nathan Dick, Head of Policy and Communications, Clinks
Kate Davies,Director of Public Health, Armed Forces and their Families and Health & Justice, NHS England
Dr Rachael Pickering, Co-chair, BMA Forensic Medicine Committee
Dr Eamonn O'Moore, Public Health England and Director, the UK Collaborating Centre to the WHO Health in Prisons Programme
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
Bank of England February 2017 Inflation Report
Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England
Ian McCafferty, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee
Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10:15am
Environmental Audit - Oral Evidence Session
EU Chemicals Regulation
Dr Camilla Alexander-White, Programme Manager, Environment & Regulation, Royal Society of Chemistry
Nishma Patel, Chemicals Policy Director, Chemical Industries Association
Douglas Leech, Technical Director, Chemical Business Association
Susanne Baker, Head of Programme, Environment and Compliance at techUK
Mike Murray, Head of Quality and Environmental Standards, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
The impact of Brexit on the creative industries, tourism and the digital single market
Deirdre Wells, Chief Executive Officer, UKInbound
Ufi Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, British Hospitality Association
Sally Balcombe, Chief Executive Officer, VisitBritain
Alan Wardle, Director of Public Affairs, ABTA
Jeremy Osborne, Director of Strategic Innovation and Business Change, TUI (Thomson Holidays)
Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive Officer, Airlines UK
• Stephen D’Alfonso, Group Head of Public Affairs,Thomas Cook
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:15pm
Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Hate crime and its violent consequences
Sarah Green, Co-Director, End Violence Against Women Coalition
Melanie Jeffs, Manager, Nottingham Women's Centre
Superintendent Ted Antill, Hate Crime Lead Nottinghamshire Police
Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton, National Policing Lead for Hate Crime, National Police Chiefs' Council
Claire Light, Head of Profession, Neighbourhoods, Confidence & Equality Team, Greater Manchester Police
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Backbench Business - Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates
Members of Parliament
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Health - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit and health and social care
Professor Martin McKee CBE, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Joseph Meirion Thomas
Professor Jean V. McHale, Professor of Health Care Law, Director of the Centre for Health, Law, Science and Policy
Christopher Chantery OBE, British national resident in France
Daniel Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers
Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive, Care England
Professor David Lomas, Association of UK University Hospitals
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
3:00pm
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Restoration and Renewal
Tony Meggs, Chief Executive, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Andrew Wolstenholme, Chief Executive, Crossrail Ltd.
David Natzler, Clerk of the House of Commons
Martin Buck, External Consultant for House of Commons
Jennifer Wood, External Member of the Restoration and Renewal Programme Board
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Communities and Local Government - Oral Evidence Session
Future of supported housing
David Orr, Chief Executive, National Housing Federation
Zhan McIntrye, Policy Lead, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
Dr Jonathan Hobson, Academic Subject Leader Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire
3:45pm
Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
Future of supported housing
David Orr, Chief Executive, National Housing Federation
Dr Jonathan Hobson, Academic Subject Leader Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire
Zhan McIntrye, Policy Lead, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
4:45pm
Regulatory Reform - Oral Evidence Session
Legislative Reform Order (Private Fund Limited Partnerships) 2017
Elspeth Berry, Reader in Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
Simon Girdlestone, Deputy Director, Assets Savings and Consumers, HM Treasury
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today
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11:00am
Legislation
European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill – Second Reading (day 2)
2:30pm
Oral questions
US Government reinstatement of the rule requiring that overseas organisations in receipt of US aid cannot provide abortion services or information about family planning
Oral questions
Human rights abuses in West Papua and representations to the Indonesian government
Oral questions
Encouraging more women to cycle
3:30pm
Orders and regulations
Draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Permission in Principle etc) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2017
Orders and regulations
Draft Bereavement Support Payment Regulations 2017
Orders and regulations
Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017
Orders and regulations
Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2017
Orders and regulations
Draft Scottish Fiscal Commission Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2017
Orders and regulations
Draft National Health Service Commissioning Board (Additional Functions) Regulations 2017
Orders and regulations
Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Judicial Pensions) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2017
10:00am
NHS Sustainability Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Science and Technology Committee (Lords) - Oral Evidence Session
Priorities for nuclear research and technologies
(at 10:40 am)
Professor Grace Burke, Director of Materials Performance Centre, Manchester University
Professor Mike Tynan, Chief Executive, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
Dr Michael Bluck, Director of Centre for Nuclear Engineering, Imperial College London
(at 11:40 am)
Ms Rebecca Weston, Technical Director, Sellafield
Mr David Orr, Senior Vice President Nuclear, Rolls-Royce
Mr Tom Mundy, Executive Vice President–Program Development and Managing Director–UK & Europe, NuScale Power
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
EU Justice Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Financial Exclusion Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1-05, Millbank House
11:00am
EU Internal Market Sub-Committee - Committee Visit
Location: Other
3:15pm
Communications Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Select Committee on Charities - Private Meeting
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
4:05pm
European Union Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: devolution
(at 4:05 pm)
Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Co-Director at the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Roger Scully, Professor of Political Science, Cardiff University
Professor Jonathan Tonge, Professor of Politics, Liverpool University
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
4:10pm
Services Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Other
No business announced for today

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