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MPs debate Pension Schemes Bill Pensions

MPs debate Pension Schemes Bill

Second reading of Pension Schemes Bill takes place in the Commons on Tuesday 2 September

Work and Pensions Committee  Access to work

Work and Pensions Committee

Evidence taken on employment support for disabled people with British Sign Language interpretation

Secretary of State gives evidence On-the-runs

Secretary of State gives evidence

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee takes evidence from Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP on Wednesday 3 September

Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry Hong Kong

Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry

Inquiry launched into UK's relations with Hong Kong: 30 years after Joint Declaration

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Committee takes evidence on police and the media

Home Affairs Committee takes evidence at 3.30pm on Tuesday 2 September

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Wednesday 3 September 2014

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral Questions

International Development, including Topical Questions

12:00pm Prime Minister's Question Time
Ten Minute Rule Motion - Jim Fitzpatrick

Wild Animals in Circuses


Opposition Day [fifth allotted day]. Subject to be announced

Adjournment - Guy Opperman

Transport infrastructure in Northumberland

Westminster Hall

Time Business

During September 2014 Westminster Hall debates will be held in Committee Room 10, Palace of Westminster

9:30am - 11:00am Charlie Elphicke

Community hospitals

11:00am - 11:30am Peter Aldous

Government actions and planning applications for renewable energy development in the Beccles area

2:30pm - 4:00pm Meg Hillier

Adult learning

4:00pm - 4:30pm Nick Smith

Reducing fires at waste management sites

4:30pm - 5:00pm John Glen

Public Health England Hub Programme and Porton Down

General Committee

Time Business
8:55am - Room 14, Palace of Westminster European Committee A

European Union Document No. 10154/13 and Addenda 1 to 5, a Draft Regulation establishing a framework on market access to port services and financial transparency of ports

2:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (Relevant Care Functions) (England) Regulations 2014

2:30pm - Room 11, Palace of Westminster Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014

Select Committee

Time Business
9:30am - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Friends Life Ltd and Axa Real Estate Investment Managers Ltd and Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP

9:30am - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Education

Academies and free schools - Rt. Rev. John Pritchard, Bishop of Oxford and Chair of the Church of England's Board of Education, Sir Daniel Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer, Harris Federation, David Wolfe QC, Matrix Chambers and Vincent McDonnell, Managing Director of Prospects; Martin Pratt, Director for Children, Schools and Families, London Borough of Camden, John Readman, Director, People, Bristol City Council, Jon Stonehouse, Director of Children's Services, Education and Skills, City of York Council and David Whalley, Head of Service: Learning, Children and Young People's Services, Calderdale Council

9:30am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Work and Pensions

Employment support for disabled people: Access to Work - Andy Rickell, Chief Executive Officer, Action on Disability and Work UK, Fazilet Hadi, Group Director, Royal National Institute for the Blind and Marije Davidson, Equality and Diversity Advisor, York St. John University; Nicola Oliver, IPS Project Coordinator, Centre for Mental Health, Ciara Lawrence, Campaigns Assistant, Mencap, Ailis Hardy, Staff Development Coordinator, Mencap, Susan Askew, Workplace Support Consultant, National Autistic Society and Rachel Brown, Administrative Assistant, Notting Hill Housing

9:30am - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Justice

Joint Enterprise:follow-up - Gloria Morrison, Janet Cunliffe, Joint Enterprise: Not Guilty by Association (JENGbA), Rachel Stevenson, Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Melanie McFadyean, freelance journalist ; Adam Pemberton, Assistant Chief Executive, Victim Support and Saj Tufail; Matthew Dyson, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and Ben Crewe, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

10:00am - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Foreign Affairs

Russia and Ukraine - Edward Lucas, Senior Editor, The Economist; Dr Alex Pravda, Senior Research Fellow, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

10:50am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Science and Technology

Practical science in schools - Michelle Meadows, Director of Research and Evaluation, Ofqual, Stella Paes, Head of Science, AQA, Max Hyde, National Union of Teachers (NUT), Ginny Page, The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Peter Mayhew-Smith, Association of Colleges, Richard Needham, The Association for Science Education and Dr Elizabeth Swinbank, University of York; Janet Holloway, Head of Reform, Ofqual, Dr Steven Evans, Oxford cambridge and RSA (OCR), Darren Northcott, National Association of Schoolmasters and Union of Women Teachers , Professor Iain Haines, Deans of Science, Nicole Morgan, Royal Society of Chemistry and Steve Jones, Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Equipment (CLEAPPS); Dennis Opposs, Director of Standards, Ofqual, Peter Canning, Pearson, Kaisra Khan, Voice, Professor Peter Main, Institute of Physics , Hilary Leevers, Head of Education and Learning, The Wellcome Trust, David Britz Colwill, Sixth Form Colleges Association and Helen Thorne, Director of Policy and Research, Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS); Glenys Stacey, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, Liane Adams, WJEC Eduqas, Philip Britton, Headmasters and Headmistresses Conference, Sir John Holman, on behalf of the Council for Science and Technology, Dr Sarah Main, Chief Executive Officer, Campaign for Science & Engineering (CaSE), Rachel Lambert-Forsyth, Society of Biology and Jill Stokoe, Association of Teachers and Lecturers

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

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Friends Life Ltd and Axa Real Estate Investment Managers Ltd

2:15pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts

Progress in reforming the former UK Border Agency - Mark Sedwill, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, Mandie Campbell, Director General, Immigration Enforcement and Mike Wells, Director of Immigration Operations, UK Visas and Immigration (UKV&I)

2:30pm - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Horse welfare - David Bowles, Head of Public Affairs, RSPCA, Lee Hackett, Director of Equine Policy, British Horse Society and Roly Owers, Chief Executive, World Horse Welfare; Henry Robinson, President, CLA, Minette Batters, Deputy President, National Farmers Union and Steven Gale, Animal Health and Welfare Officer, Stockton on Tees Borough Council; Joseph G Jones, Spokesman, Gypsy Council, Bill Forrester, Chair, National Association of Gypsy and Traveller Officers and John Grant, Spokesman, Traveller and Animal Welfare Issues; Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, DEFRA

2:30pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs

Administrative scheme for “on-the-runs” - Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Sir Jonathan Stephens KCB, Permanent Secretary, Northern Ireland Office

2:45pm - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Treasury

Treatment of Financial Services Consumers - Sue Lewis, Chair, Financial Services Consumer Panel, Gillian Guy, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Advice and Professor Philip Booth, Editorial and Programme Director, Institute of Economic Affairs

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