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Commons news

Government must mitigate environmental impact of new Heathrow runway

Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on planned new runway at Heathrow

What's on

Thursday 23 February 2017

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
9:30am
Oral questions

Transport, including Topical Questions

Business Statement

Leader of the House

Opposition Day Debate

Armed Forces and investigation and prosecution of historical cases (Democratic Unionist Party)

Backbench Business

Unaccompanied children in Greece and Italy

Adjournment

High Speed 2 spur line in Newton

Westminster Hall

Time Business
1:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Publicly accessible amenities for disabled people

3:00pm
Westminster Hall debate

Second Report from the Transport Committee on road traffic law enforcement

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:00am
Royal Assent

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Oral questions

Promotion of charities providing education on helping the seriously injured in the event of a terrorist attack

Oral questions

Reducing smoking prevalence by publishing the latest Tobacco Control Plan for England

Oral questions

Ensuring that HS2 will maximise links between cities in the north of England and with Scotland

Oral questions

Consideration for a review into how the criteria for elite level sport funding are set

Legislation

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill - 3rd reading - Lord O’Shaughnessy

Legislation

Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Report stage (day 1)

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:00am
Private Meeting
Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Private Meeting
Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
11:00am
Private Meeting
Room 3, Palace of Westminster
11:30am
Oral Evidence Session
Brexit and the Labour Market

(at 11:35 am)
The Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman, Migration Watch UK
Mr Stephen Clarke, Research & Policy Analyst, Resolution Foundation
Mr. Philippe Legrain, Visiting Senior Fellow, European Institute, London School of Economics

Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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