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Prime Minister's Questions: 26 November 2014

MPs asked questions to David Cameron in the House of Commons on Wednesday 26 November

Opposition day debates Debate

MPs debate Opposition motions on the performance of the economy and the effect of government policies on Wales

Human rights work in 2013 Report

Foreign Affairs Committee publish report into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office human rights work in 2013

Consumer Rights Bill Lords

Protection of children online and consumer credit market on agenda, as bill covering key consumer rights continues today

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Backbench Business debate to take place in Commons Chamber on 27 November

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Thursday 27 November 2014

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
9:30am Oral Questions

Culture, Media and Sport, including Topical Questions; Women and Equalities

Urgent Question - Michael Dugher

Government announcement regarding the franchise competition for the East Coast Mainline

Statement - Mr Alistair Carmichael

Smith Commission

Business Statement

Leader of the House

Statement - Michael Fallon


Backbench Business

(i) Inequality (ii) Progress of the historic child sex abuse inquiry

Adjournment - Sir Alan Haselhurst

Capacity of the West Anglia Rail Line

Westminster Hall

Time Business
1:30pm - 4:30pm

(i) Debate on the Second Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee: Food Security, session 2014-15 (HC 243) and the Government response, session 2014-15 (HC 702) (ii) Debate the Eleventh Report from the Environmental Audit Committee: Plastic Bags, session 2013-14 (HC 861) and the Government Response, session 2014-15 (HC 239)

General Committee

Time Business
11:30am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) (Units of Additional Pension) Order 2014 and the Draft Social Security Class 3A Contributions (Units of Additional Pension) Regulations 2014

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Political and Constitutional Reform

What next on the redrawing of Parliamentary boundaries? - Tony Bellringer, Secretary, Boundary Commission for England, Hugh Buchanan, former Secretary, Boundary Commission for Scotland, Steve Halsall, Secretary, Boundary Commission for Wales, Dr William Smith, Member, Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland and Isabel Drummond-Murray, Secretary, Boundary Commission for Scotland

10:00am - Room 15, Palace of Westminster House of Commons Governance

House of Commons Governance - Andrew McDonald, former Chief Executive, Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority; Steve O'Connor, Director of Technology, Parliamentary ICT, Richard Tapner-Evans, Director of Catering, Tom O'Leary, Head of Public Engagement and Learning and Martin Trott, Head of Continuous Improvement in Parliament; Andrew Kennon, Clerk of Committees, David Vere, Director of People Development and Dr Emma Crewe, Principal Investigator, Parliamentary Effectiveness Research Programme, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS, University of London

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:00am Oral Questions

Promoting the teaching of classics in schools

Oral Questions

Assistance for British lorry drivers at Calais to deter illegal immigrants from attempting to board their lorries

Oral Questions

Developing the economy of Greater Manchester

Oral Questions

Rehabilitation of offenders who have served their sentences and wish to resume their careers


East Coast Mainline


Role of religion and belief in British public life


Smith Commission

Short Debate

Impact of the National Lottery in the UK on its 20th anniversary


Case for arts education in schools

7:00pm Estimated Rising Time

Grand Committee

Time Business
2:00pm Orders and Regulations

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

Orders and Regulations

Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014; Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2014

Orders and Regulations

Fuel Poverty (England) Regulations 2014

Orders and Regulations

Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2014

Short Debate

Definition of the word "discrimination" with particular reference to employment law and tribunals

4:30pm Estimated Rising Time

Select Committee


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