Legislation: Government Bills
Investigatory Powers Bill
The Investigatory Powers Bill was presented in the Commons (First reading) on Tuesday 1 March. The date for second reading is Tuesday 15 March 2016.
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Welfare Reform and Work Bill
MPs considered Lords amendments to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on Wednesday 2 March 2016.
Legislation: Private Members Bills
Two Private Members Bills were introduced to the House following Ten Minute Rule Motions this week:
On Friday 4 March 2016 MPs debated the House of Commons Members' Fund (No. 2) Bill. The Bill passed its Report Stage and Third Reading and will now progress to the House of Lords.
The Drivers Instructors (Registration) Bill also passed its Report Stage and Third Reading. It will now progress to the House of Lords. Several other Bills were also debated.
Urgent Questions and Statements
This week Urgent Questions were asked on:
There were no oral Ministerial Statements this week.
Prime Minister's Questions
On Wednesday 2 March MPs asked the Prime Minister Questions about teaching, affordable housing and more.
Watch PMQs from this week:
Estimate Day debates
On Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 March 2016 MPs debated the Estimate Day debates for 2015-16. Four topics for debate were chosen by the Liason Committee.
Opposition day debates
On Monday 29 February MPs debated the UK steel industry in the House of Commons, in a debate chosen by the Opposition.
Backbench business debates
On Thursday 3 March in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two general debates which had been schedules by the Backbench Business Committee.
Westminster Hall debates
Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 1, Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 March. 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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