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Summer Budget 2015 Budget

Summer Budget 2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver his Summer Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 8 July

Opposition day debate Debate

Opposition day debate

MPs debate tax credits and support for working families in the House of Commons on Tuesday

BBC Charter Renewal Evidence

BBC Charter Renewal/Committee

The Communications Committee starts its new inquiry into the BBC, when it will question leading industry experts at 3.30pm today

Science and Technology Committee Committees

Science and Technology Committee

Professor Dame Ann Dowling gave evidence on her review into how businesses can best connect with university research

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Lords to question officials from DWP and Government Equalities Office

Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability takes evidence on 7 July at 3.30pm

What's on

Wednesday 8 July 2015

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral questions

International Development, including Topical Questions

12:00pm Prime Minister's Question Time
Financial Statement - Mr George Osborne

Budget Statement

Adjournment - Dr Liam Fox

Long term economic plan for the South West of England

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Westminster Hall debate - Nick Herbert

Performance of Southern railway

11:00am - 11:30am Westminster Hall debate - Mr Keith Simpson

Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

2:30pm - 4:00pm Westminster Hall debate - Holly Lynch

Report of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict

4:00pm - 4:30pm Westminster Hall debate - Nic Dakin

Effect on recipients of the transfer of the ILF to local authorities

4:30pm - 5:30pm Westminster Hall debate - Daniel Kawczynski

Cremation of infants in England

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
3:00pm Oral questions - Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede

Local government funding

Oral questions - Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Working to eliminate child poverty and meet the 2020 statutory targets set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010

Oral questions - Viscount Hanworth

Stocks of plutonium at Sellafield

Oral questions - Lord Addington

Celebrating the success of the England women’s football team’s World Cup campaign

Debate - Lord Bates

Reports into investigatory powers


European Union (Finance) Bill - 2nd reading


European Union (Finance) Bill - Committee stage - Committee of the Whole House


European Union (Finance) Bill - Report stage


European Union (Finance) Bill - 3rd reading

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room 3, Palace of Westminster EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee

Oral Evidence Session - (at 10:15am) Evidence will be heard from James Brokenshire MP, Minister of State for Immigration on the EU agenda on migration.

10:15am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Constitution

Oral Evidence Session - (at 10:30am) Evidence will be heard from Rt Hon. Oliver Letwin MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and John Penrose MP, Minister for Constitutional Reform, Cabinet Office; and at approximately 11:15 am from Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President, and Baroness Hale of Richmond, Deputy President, The Supreme Court.

10:30am - Room 2, Palace of Westminster EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

Private Meeting

11:00am - Room 4A, Palace of Westminster Social Mobility

Oral Evidence Session - (at 11:05am) Evidence will be heard from Juliet Chua, Director Post-16 and Disadvantage Group and Peter Clark, Head of the Participation and Careers Unit from the DfE and from Andrew Battarbee, Deputy Director, Vocational Education Strategy and Oliver Newton, Head of the Apprenticeship Growth, Strategy and Legislation Team from DfE/BIS. (at 12:00pm) Evidence will be heard at 12.00pm from Dr. Claire Crawford, Research Fellow at the Institute of Fiscal Studies; Dr. Abigail McKnight, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics; and from Moira McKerracher, Deputy Director, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.


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