This week in the Commons: 9 February 2018

09 February 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Space Industry Bill, state pension age, the suffrage centenary and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Smart Meters Bill

The remaining stages of the Smart Meters Bill took place in the Commons on Monday 5 February.

Space Industry Bill

The remaining stages of the Space Industry Bill took place in the Commons on Tuesday 6 February.

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, seven Urgent Questions were asked in the House of Commons:

There were five oral ministerial statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 7 February 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about police cuts, crime recording, RBS closures and more.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 8 February in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in one debate scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 5, Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 February. 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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