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Tuesday 27 January 2015

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am Oral Questions

Treasury, including Topical Questions

Ten Minute Rule Motion - Chris Ruane

Voter Registration

Legislation

Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill - Second reading

Backbench Business

Accommodation for young people in care

Adjournment - Roberta Blackman-Woods

Performance of Durham Free School

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am - 11:00am Chris Ruane

Employment in Wales

11:00am - 11:30am Heidi Alexander

Effect of London Bridge station redevelopment on rail services

2:30pm - 4:00pm Andrew Rosindell

Commonwealth immigration and visas

4:00pm - 4:30pm Tim Loughton

Confiscation of property from British nationals in Goa and corruption amongst government officials

4:30pm - 5:00pm Mr Brian H Donohoe

Sports Direct and USC Dundonald

General Committee

Time Business
2:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015

2:30pm - Room 12, Palace of Westminster Third Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Judicial Pensions Regulations 2015

Select Committee

Time Business
9:30am - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Pauline and John Hughes, David and Yvette Holborow, John and Sheila Minshull, Samuel Burton, Tim Wadland and others, Rowan Adams and others and Alexandra and Mary Swan

9:30am - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Justice

The Lord Chief Justice's Report 2014 and related matters - The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd

9:30am - Room 16, Palace of Westminster Energy and Climate Change

Ofgem Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14 - Dermot Nolan, Chief Executive Officer, Ofgem

9:30am - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Treasury

Press briefing of information in the Financial Conduct Authority’s 2014/15 Business Plan - John Griffith-Jones, Chairman, Financial Conduct Authority and Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority

10:30am - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Culture, Media and Sport

Tourism - Anthony Climpson, Destination Manager, New Forest Destination Partnership, Bernard Donoghue, Director, Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, Themis Halvantzi-Stringer, Association of Professional Tourist Guides and Jason Grist, Area Manager UK, Booking.com; Munira Mirza, Deputy Mayor of London for Education and Culture, Chris Gottlieb, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, London & Partners and Councillor David Burbage, Deputy Leader, Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, Local Government Association

1:00pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Backbench Business

Proposals for backbench debates - Members of Parliament

2:00pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - As for morning session, unless already heard.

2:30pm - Room 8, Palace of Westminster Scottish Affairs

Impact of the Closure of City Link on Employment - Jon Moulton, Founder, Better Capital

2:45pm - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Home Affairs

Female genital mutilation: follow-up - Leyla Hussein, Daughters of Eve; Alimatu Dimonekene, FGM Campaigner and Survivor; Detective Chief Superintendent Keith Niven, Metropolitan Police; Professor Nigel Mathers, Royal College of General Practitioners and Janet Fyle, Royal College of Midwives

3:30pm - The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House Public Administration

Whitehall: capacity to address future challenges - Sir Jeremy Heywood, KCB CVO, Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Office; The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister for Government Policy, and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions

Impact of the next general election date being fixed on 7 May 2015

Oral Questions

Government assistance given to rescue the Nigerian girls abducted by Boko Haram

Oral Questions

Government discussions with supermarkets about the range of strengths of alcoholic drinks they supply

Oral Questions

The King’s Fund Quarterly Monitoring report on the situation of NHS finances and services

Legislation - Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

Pension Schemes Bill - Report stage - Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

Short Debate

Recent events in Eritrea and Ethiopia and their impact on migration to Western Europe

Grand Committee

Time Business
3:30pm Orders and Regulations

Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the UK ABWR Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2015

Orders and Regulations

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015; Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015; Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations

Orders and Regulations

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Code of Practice for Powers of Entry and Description of Relevant Persons) Order

Orders and Regulations

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Amendment) Order 2015

Orders and Regulations

Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Orders and Regulations

Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015; Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Digital Skills

Private meeting

10:30am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster Arctic

Private meeting

10:30am - Room 4A, Palace of Westminster Science and Technology

Private meeting

3:15pm - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Communications

Press Regulation - (at 3.30pm) evidence will be heard on the above inquiry from Hugh Tomlinson QC, media law expert and Chair of the Hacked Off Board; Joan Smith, Executive Director, Hacked Off and phone hacking victim; and Dr Evan Harris, Associate Director, Hacked Off; (at approximately 4.10pm) from Paul Vickers, Chairman, Regulatory Funding Company; and (at approximately 4.40pm) from Martin Moore, Director, Media Standards Trust and Professor Chris Frost, Chair of the National Union of Journalists Ethics Committee.

4:00pm - Room 4, Palace of Westminster European Union

Private meeting

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