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Recruitment and re-skilling of older workers examined

Women and Equalities Committee continues its inquiry on older people and employment

Tuesday 23 January 2018

  • House of Commons
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11:30am
Oral questions
Justice - including Topical Questions
Urgent question
High court judgment on judicial review against personal independence payment regulations
Ministerial statement
Sky-Fox update
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Pedicabs (London)
Legislation
Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Remaining Stages
Legislation
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill - Consideration of Lords Amendments
Adjournment
Funding for the treatment of children diagnosed with Neuroblastoma
9:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Skills devolution in England - on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Rail services in Bedfordshire
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Shipbuilding strategy
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Reform of stamp duty
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Democracy in Hong Kong
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Space Industry Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Trade Bill
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Space Industry Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Trade Bill
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee
To consider the draft Transfer of Responsibility for Relevant Children (Extension to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee
To consider the draft European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002 (Amendment) Regulations 2018 and the draft European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2018
Location: Room 12, Palace of Westminster
9:45am
Scottish Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Digital connectivity in Scotland
Andrew Ferguson, Editor in Chief and Software Developer, Think Broadband
Brendan Gill, Chief Executive, OpenSignal
Pete Moorey, Director of Advocacy and Public Affairs, Which?
Professor Rahim Tafazolli, Director of Institute for Communication Systems and 5GIC at University of Surrey
Professor Will Stewart, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton and Chair of the IET’s Communications Policy Panel
Ewan Sutherland, Independent Telecommunications Policy Analyst
Dr Lorna Philip, Senior Lecturer, Geography and Environment and Deputy Head of School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen
Professor Sarah Skerratt, Professor of Rural Society and Policy, FRSA and Director, Rural Policy Centre, Scotland’s Rural College
Dr Gary Bosworth, Head of the Rural Research Group and Deputy Head of the School of Geography, University of Lincoln
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Education - Oral Evidence Session
Accountability hearings
Richard Atkins CBE, FE Commissioner, Department for Education
Rt Hon Alan Milburn, former Chair, Social Mobility Commission
Rt Hon Baroness Shephard, former Deputy Chair, Social Mobility Commission
David Johnston OBE, former Commissioner, Social Mobility Commission
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
International Development - Oral Evidence Session
DFID's work on Bangladesh, Burma and the Rohingya crisis
Dr Joe Devine, Head of Department Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath
Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Dr Ipshita Basu, University of Westminster
Asif Saleh, Senior Director, Strategy, Communication and Empowerment, BRAC
Farah Kabir, Country Director of ActionAid Bangladesh
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
Work of the Payment Systems Regulator
Hannah Nixon, Managing Director, Payment Systems Regulator
John Griffith-Jones, Chairman, Payment Systems Regulator
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10:15am
Environmental Audit - Oral Evidence Session
Green Finance
Lord Teverson, Trustee, The Green Purposes Company
Peter Young, Trustee, The Green Purposes Company
Edward Northam, Head of the Green Investment Group
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Devolution and Exiting the EU
Professor James Mitchell, Professor of Public Policy at the Academy of Government, Edinburgh University
Professor Richard Wyn Jones, Director of Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University
Professor Gordon Anthony, Professor in Law at the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
10:30am
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
Fake news
Professor Vian Bakir, Bangor University
Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol
Dr Caroline Tagg, the Open University
Matt Breen, Commercial Director, Media Chain (part of the Social Chain Group)
Adam Hildreth, Chief Executive, Crisp
Dr. Charles Kriel, Corsham Institute
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
11:00am
Science and Technology - Oral Evidence Session
Algorithms in decision-making
Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner
Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, Department for Digital,Culture, Media and Sport
Oliver Buckley, Deputy Director, Digital Charter and Data Ethics, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Andrew Elliot, Data Protection Bill Manager, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Location: Room 21, Palace of Westminster
11:30am
Defence - Oral Evidence Session
North Korea
Rt Hon Earl Howe, Minister of State for Defence
Rt Hon Mark Field MP, Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Kate White, Director of Asia Pacific, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Location: Room 18, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Backbench Business - Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates
Members of Parliament
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Home Office delivery of Brexit: policing and security cooperation
Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and Fire Service, Home Office
Shona Riach, Europe Director, Home Office
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Health - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: the regulation of medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin
Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Lord O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care
Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
No business announced for today
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2:30pm
Oral questions
Fortification of flour with folic acid to reduce pregnancies affected by neural tube defects
Oral questions
Robberies and assaults by gangs on scooters or mopeds
Oral questions
Supporting sustainable public services and good governance in sub-Saharan Africa
Oral questions
Government support for Palestinian refugees following the decision by the US to cut funding to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Private Notice Question
To ask the Government whether they still intend to publish a position paper setting out their priorities and preferred trading relationship for the financial services sector after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, and if so when?
Statement
The implications of the High Court’s judgment of 21 December 2017
Statement
Sky-Fox Update
Legislation
Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill [HL] - Committee stage
Short debate
Problems faced by museums and galleries in England
Short debate
Report from the European Union Committee 'Brexit: the Crown Dependencies'
No business announced for today
10:00am
Science and Technology Committee (Lords) - Oral Evidence Session
Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy
(at 10:10 am)
The Rt Hon. the Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
The Lord O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
EU Justice Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Communications Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
European Union Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: UK-Irish relations follow-up
(at 4:05 pm)
Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Office
Mr Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Economic Affairs Committee - Oral Evidence Session
The economics of higher, further and technical education
(at 3:35 pm)
Mr Giles Derrington, Head of Policy for Exiting the European Union, techUK
Mr Russ Shaw, Founder, Tech London Advocates, Global Tech Advocates
Mr Matthew Houlihan, Director, Government and Corporate Affairs, Cisco UK and Ireland
(at 4:35 pm)
Mr Seamus Nevin, Head of Policy Research, Institute of Directors
Ms Anna Purchas, Head of People, KPMG
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today

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