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Private Members' Bills Debate


MPs are to debate a number of Private Members’ Bills in the House of Commons on Friday 27 February

Arctic Committee report Arctic


Arctic Committee publishes its report on Responding to a changing Arctic

Work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Coastguard


Transport Committee holds an evidence session on the work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on Monday 2 March

St David's Day Art

St David's Day

To celebrate St David’s Day on March 1, explore images of Wales from the Parliamentary Art Collection

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Government rejects diesel tax increases but will consider emission zones

Environmental Audit Committee publishes Government response to its report on air quality

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Monday 2 March 2015

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions

Education, including Topical Questions


Estimates Day (2nd allotted day) - (i) Devolution in England: the case for local government (Communities and Local Government Committee first report, session 2014-15: HC 503 2014-15, and the Government response 2014-15) (ii) Towards the next Defence and Security Review: part two - NATO (Defence Committee third report session 2014-15: HC 358 2014-15, and the Government response: HC 755 2014-15)

Adjournment - Ms Margaret Ritchie

Extension of the Warm Home Discount Scheme to Northern Ireland

Westminster Hall

Time Business
4:30pm - 7:30pm Derek Twigg

Debate on an e-petition relating to Harvey's Law

General Committee

Time Business
4:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster First Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Community Amateur Sports Clubs Regulations 2015

4:30pm - Room 10, Palace of Westminster Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and the Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Shale Oil and Gas and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015

4:30pm - Room 11, Palace of Westminster Third Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2015

4:30pm - Room 12, Palace of Westminster Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015

Select Committee

Time Business
2:00pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Andrew and Susan Smith, Mr and Mrs Fruscher, The Edgecote Estate, Chris Dawes, Celia Shenton, Fred Smith, George Birchall, Anthony Birchall, Leonard Shenton, Ryan Mifflin, Robert Birchill, Phill Dann, Andy Ward, Alwyn and Sharon Ralphs, Nick Rafferty, Lorraine Bailey, Elizabeth Hulme, Sir William Cash MP on behalf of Swynnerton, Whitmore and Madeley HS2 Action Group , Keith Ralls, Gillian Ralls, Darren Swinton , Richard Nicholls, The Culcheth Community Group, Dr Dan Mitchell and John Lee, John Lee, Catherine Lea and Kenneth Lea

3:15pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts

The Equipment Plan and Major Projects Report 2014 and reforming defence acquisition - Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Bernard Gray, Chief of Defence Materiel, Ministry of Defence, Air Marshal Sir Stephen John Hillier KCB CBE DFC, Deputy of the Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence and David Williams, Director General Finance, Ministry of Defence

4:05pm - The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House Transport

The work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency - Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive, Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Ian Woodman, Director, Maritime Directorate, Department for Transport

4:05pm - Room 6, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology

Pre-appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidate for Chair of the BBSRC - Professor Sir Gordon Duff, Government's preferred candidate for the Chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

5:15pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Political and Constitutional Reform

Individual Electoral Registration 2015 - Jenny Watson, Chair, Electoral Commission, Andrew Scallan, Director of Electoral Administration, Electoral Commission and Phil Thompson, Head of Research and Party Registration, Electoral Commission

7:00pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - As for afternoon session, unless already heard.

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions

Effectiveness of the Conventions between the two Houses of Parliament

Oral Questions

Preparations for the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review and availability prior to the general election

Oral Questions

When the Chargé d’Affaires to Iran will operate from a re-opened British Embassy in Tehran

Oral Questions

Whether time taken to build an Astute-class submarine has been reduced

Legislation - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Recall of MPs Bill - Third reading - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Legislation - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Serious Crime Bill [HL] - Consideration of Commons amendments - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Grand Committee

Time Business
3:30pm Orders and Regulations

National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015

Orders and Regulations

Groceries Code Adjudicator (Permitted Maximum Financial Penalty) Order 2015

Orders and Regulations

Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015; Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2015

Orders and Regulations

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Banking Reform) (Pensions) Regulations 2015

Orders and Regulations

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2015

Select Committee

Time Business
4:00pm - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (EU Sub-Committee B)

Private meeting

4:00pm - Room 4, Palace of Westminster Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee E)

- (at 4.05pm) evidence will be heard from the Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, who will be giving evidence on the Draft Rules of Procedure of the General Court one-off evidence session.


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