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Commons news

More trains needed to overcome huge failure of previous franchise

Welsh Affairs Committee publishes Wales and Borders rail franchise report

What's on

Friday 20 January 2017

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business

Consideration of Private Members' Bills


Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill - 2nd reading


Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (Statutory Requirement) Bill - 2nd reading


Railways Bill - 2nd reading


Terms of Withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill - 2nd reading


Sexual Offences (Pardons Etc.) Bill - 2nd reading (day 2)


Southern Rail

Westminster Hall

No business announced for today

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

House of Lords

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