Parliamentary procedure

This week in the Commons: 18-20 April 2017

A round up of this week’s business in the Chamber and Westminster Hall

MPs approve an early general election

MPs voted to approve a motion that a general election will take place

More effective parliamentary scrutiny of government spending needed

Procedure Committee calls for MPs to have more direct role in scrutiny of Government spending

Lords debates role of the Lord Speaker

Lord Fowler on the Woolsack

Leader of the House responds to call for review

Parliament launches 'Parliament Explained' Podcast

Parliament has launched new podcast, 'Parliament Explained'

More parliamentary procedure

Title Date
Backbench Business Committee weekly meeting 10 January 2017 10.01.2017
Commons should debate use of Welsh in Grand Committee sittings in Westminster 20.12.2016
Commons leader questioned on the legislative process inquiry 13.12.2016
Lords debates size of the House 06.12.2016
Former Ministers give evidence on the Legislative Process inquiry 02.12.2016
New Member of Parliament for Richmond Park 02.12.2016