Legislation: Government Bills
Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill
The Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill had its second reading in the Commons on Monday 22 February 2016 and will be debated in a Committee of the whole House, followed by Report Stage and Third Reading, on Thursday 10 March 2016.
Welfare Reform and Work Bill
The House of Lords amendments to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill were considered by the House of Commons on Tuesday 23 February 2016.
Education and Adoption Bill
The House of Lords amendments to the Education and Adoption Bill were considered by the House of Commons on Tuesday 23 February 2016.
Legislation: Private Members Bills
Two Private Members Bills were introduced to the House following Ten Minute Rule Motions this week:
On Friday 26 February, MPs debated the Overseas Voters Bill. The Bill passed its second reading. The Off-Shore Wind Farm Subsidies (Restriction) Bill started second reading debate but was adjourned. Debate is expected to resume on Friday 4 March 2016.
Urgent Questions and Statements
This week Urgent Questions were asked on:
There were three Ministerial Statements this week.
Prime Minister's Questions
On Wednesday 24 February 2016, MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about refugees from Syria, the NHS, junior doctor contracts, and more.
Watch PMQs from this week:
Opposition day debates
On Wednesday 24 February 2016, MPs debated transitional state pension arrangements in the House of Commons, in the first of two debates to take place on subjects chosen by the Opposition. The second Opposition debate was on police funding, crime and community safety.
On Thursday 25 February 2016 in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in a general debate on European Affairs.
Westminster Hall debates
Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 February 2016. See the Parliamentary calendar to find out what subjects were debated.
News from Parliamentary Select Committees, including the publication of reports and details of inquiries and evidence sessions are also available online.
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