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Monday 1 September 2014

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm Oral Questions

Work and Pensions, including Topical Questions

Statement - Mr David Cameron

The EU Council, Security & the Middle East

Backbench Business

(i) Hospital car parking charges (ii) Mitochondrial replacement techniques and public safety (iii) Position of Hazaras in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Adjournment - Eric Ollerenshaw

Clinical technology appraisals by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Westminster Hall

No business announced for today

General Committee

Time Business
4:30pm - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Extended Collective Licensing) Regulations 2014

Select Committee

Time Business
2:15pm - Room 5, Palace of Westminster High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Quintain City Park Gate Birmingham Ltd and Curzon Park Ltd

3:15pm - Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts

Out-of-hours GP services in England - Una O'Brien CB, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England, Dame Barbara Hakin, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer, NHS England and Professor Keith Willett, Director of Acute Care, NHS England

4:05pm - The Wilson Room, Portcullis House Transport

Investing in the railway - David Brown, Director General, Merseytravel, representing Rail North, Dr Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive, Transport for Greater Manchester, representing One North, Dr Ian Kelly, CEO Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce, Cllr Chris Shaw, Leader, North East Lincolnshire Council and Cllr Liz Redfern, Leader, North Lincolnshire Council

7:00pm - 5 High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - The Gooch Estate

House of Lords

Main Chamber

No business announced for today

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business
2:00pm - Room 2, Palace of Westminster Digital Skills

Digital Skills - (at 2.15pm) evidence will be heard from Marcus Mason, Policy Manager, Employment and Skills, British Chambers of Commerce; Angela Morrison, Chief Information Officer, Direct Line Group; and Paul Willmott, Director, McKinsey&Company and (at approximately 3.15pm) from Sean Williams, Group Director Strategy, Policy and Portfolio, BT; and Virgin Media.

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