This week in the Commons: 8 July 2016

08 July 2016

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Wales Bill, EU nationals in the UK, NHS spending, the report of the Iraq Inquiry, and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Wales Bill

MPs considered the Wales Bill in a Committee of the whole House on Tuesday 5 July 2016. The Wales Bill will be considered again by a Committee of the whole House on Monday 11 July 2016.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were two Ministerial Statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 6 July, MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about life opportunities in the UK, investment programmes across the UK, the findings of the Iraq Inquiry report and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

E-petitions debates

On Monday 4 July, in the Westminster Hall Chamber, MPs debated e-petition 111731 relating to expressive arts subjects and the Ebacc.

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 6 July, MPs debated EU nationals in the UK and NHS spending in the House of Commons. These subjects were chosen by the Opposition.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 7 July in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two general debates which had been scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee. These debates were on online abuse, and support for the UK's creative industries and their contribution to the economy.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 4, Tuesday 5, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July. See the Parliamentary calendar to find out what subjects were debated.

Select Committees

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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