This week in the Commons: 19 January 2018

19 January 2018

This week in the Commons MPs debated the Space Industry, withdrawal from the EU, Holocaust Memorial Day and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Space Industry Bill

This week saw the Second Reading of the Space Industry Bill

The Bill will have it's next stage in the House of Commons on 23 January 2018.

European Union Withdrawal Bill

The Commons stages of the European Union Withdrawal Bill concluded this week with two days spent on the remaining stages.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

Four Private Members' Bills were introduced to the House this week.

Urgent Questions and statements

This week, one Urgent Question was asked in the House of Commons:

There were also two Ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 17 January 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about executives pay, Carillion, public services and more.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 18 January 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 15, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 January. 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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