Parliamentary procedure

New Departments must gear up quickly to answer MPs questions

Procedure Committee publishes latest report monitoring the timeliness of Departments in answering written questions from MPs

Evidence session on 15 June cancelled

Procedure Committee session on Government's Supply Estimates has been cancelled

Lords debates government and Parliament

Peers discuss the balance of power

Lords appoints new Commissioner for Standards

Lucy Scott-Montcrieff, the new House of Lords Commissioner for Standards

Lucy Scott-Moncrieff takes up position from June 2016

Private Members' Bill Ballot: 26 May 2016

Ballot to take place at 9am on Thursday 26 May

More parliamentary procedure

Title Date
Review of petitioning procedures on Hybrid Bills 19.05.2016
Sadiq Khan resigns as MP for Tooting 10.05.2016
Government's Supply Estimates examined with academics 03.05.2016
Lords should retain power to reject secondary legislation 14.04.2016
Emergency debate: UK steel industry 12.04.2016
Liaison Committee recommends the establishment of four new committees 14.03.2016