This week in the Commons: 17 July - 20 July

21 July 2017

This week in the Commons MPs debated drugs policy, safety in prisons and youth custody centres, exiting the European Union and more.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

Ministerial statements were on:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 19 July, MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the public sector pay, the living wage, trade post Brexit and more.

Find out what questions MPs asked in PMQs this week:

Backbench business debates

During the week MPs took part in three general debates:

MPs also took part in two emergency debates:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on 18, 19 and 20 July. See the Parliamentary calendar to find out what subjects were debated.

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