This week in the Commons: 24 November 2017

24 November 2017

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, the Budget and more.

Budget 2017

This week, The Chancellor gave his budget statement to Parliament on Wednesday 22 November. The statement was responded to by the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn. The second day of debate over the Budget took place on Thursday 23 November, with two more days of debate scheduled for the 27 and 28 November.

Legislation: Government Bills

Taxation (Cross-Border) Trade Bill

The Taxation (Cross-Border) Trade Bill was presented to the House of Commons on Monday 20 November. The Bill had it's first reading, and will be brought back to the House of Commons for its second reading on a date to be announced.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill had its third day in a Committee of the whole House on Tuesday 21 November. There will be five more days in Committee of the whole House, the first of which is Monday 4 December.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were also two Ministerial Statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 15 November MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about Universal Credit, police funding, alleged interference in UK elections and more.

E-petitions debates

On Monday 20 November, in Westminster Hall, MPs debated two e-petitions on TV licenses.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November. 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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