This week in the Commons: 15 December 2017

15 December 2017

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, equality of pension provision for women and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Finance (No. 2) Bill

This Finance (No. 2) Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Monday 11 December. It will go through a Committee of the whole House on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 December.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

This week saw the continuation of the Committee stage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

The Bill will be scrutinised for one more day in a Committee of the whole House - Wednesday 20 December.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

Two Private Members' Bills were introduced to the House following Ten Minute Rule Motions this week:

Urgent Questions and statements

This week an Urgent Question was asked on:

There were also two Ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 13 December MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about homelessness, temporary accommodation, bank branch closures and more.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 14 December in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two debates which had been scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 11, Tuesday 12, Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December. 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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