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This week in the Commons: 25-29 April 2016

A round up of this week’s business in the Chamber and Westminster Hall

What's on

Tuesday 3 May 2016

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
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2:30pm
Oral questions
Business, Innovation and Skills, including Topical Questions
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Transparency and Accountability (European Union)
Legislation
Housing and Planning Bill - Ways and Means resolution
Legislation
Housing and Planning Bill - Programme motion
Legislation
Housing and Planning Bill - Consideration of Lords amendments
Adjournment
Letting agent fees and deposits in the private rented sector
9:30am - 11:00am
Westminster Hall debate
Anti-Corruption Summit
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Effect of UK foreign policy on Libya
11:30am - 1:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Asylum seeker dispersal policy
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Delays between death and burial or cremation
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Services at Ealing Hospital
4:30pm
Public Bill Committee
Investigatory Powers Bill
Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster
7:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Investigatory Powers Bill
Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Women and Equalities - Oral Evidence Session
Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK
Aman Ali, Head of Media, Federation of Student Islamic Societies
Laura Morley, Director of Volunteering and Student Welfare, IntoUniversity
Professor Jacqueline Stevenson, Sheffield Hallam University
Helen Barnard, Head of Analysis, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Sarah Elie, Executive Director, Somers Town Community Association
Karen Galey, Head of Economic Development, Camden Borough Council
Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
12:15pm
Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
Countries of Culture
Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair, Arts Council England
Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
Science and Technology - Oral Evidence Session
Smart meters
Nick Hunn, Chief Technology Officer, WiFore Consulting Ltd
Pam Conway, Head of Smart Strategy, British Gas
Dr Sarah J Darby, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Climate Change, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Daron Walker, Senior Responsible Owner, Smart Metering Implementation Plan, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2:15pm
Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Proceeds of crime
Robert Barrington, Executive Director, Transparency International UK
Mark Thompson, Head of Proceeds of Crime Unit, Serious Fraud Office
Bill Browder, Founder and Chief Executive, Hermitage Capital Management
Laurence Sacker, Partner, Corporate Finance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer, UHY Hacker Young LLP
Lori Thompson, Director of Customer Service and Compliance, Foxtons plc
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Confiscation Orders: progress review
Mark Sedwill CMG, Permanent Secretary, Home Office
Mick Creedon, Chief Constable, Derbyshire Police and National Lead Officer for Serious and Organised Crime
Alison Saunders CB, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Backbench Business - Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates
Members of Parliament
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
5:15pm
Foreign Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
The UK's relations with Russia
Dr Derek Averre, Senior Lecturer in Russian foreign and security policy, University of Birmingham
Dr Andrew Monaghan, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
No business announced for today
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2:30pm
Oral questions
Evidence comparing performance of academies and local authority maintained schools
Oral questions
Reforming the local government pension scheme
Oral questions
Legislation to establish standards by which sports governing bodies should conduct their affairs
Oral questions
Prison safety in light of the latest figures on deaths in custody and prison violence
Legislation
Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL] - Consideration of Commons amendments
Legislation
Trade Union Bill - Consideration of Commons amendments
Debate
Issues faced by black and ethnic minorities in the workplace
No business announced for today
10:30am
EU Justice Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Science and Technology Committee (Lords) - Private Meeting
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Communications Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Economic Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
4:00pm
European Union Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today

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