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Commons news

Environmental impact of microplastics examined with academics

Environmental Audit Committee hears from academics on wide range of issues regarding microplastics

What's on

Thursday 28 April 2016

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
9:30am
Oral questions

Transport, including Topical Questions

Urgent question

Trade Union Bill: ministerial discussions

Business Statement

Leader of the House

Backbench Business

(i) World Autism Awareness Week (ii) HMRC's Building our Future plan

Adjournment

Mental health services in Haringey

Westminster Hall

Time Business
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Use of digital records in the NHS

General Committee

Time Business Venue
11:30am
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Licensing Act 2003 (Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Licensing Hours) Order 2016

Room 9, Palace of Westminster
11:30am
Public Bill Committee

Investigatory Powers Bill

Room 14, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee

Investigatory Powers Bill

Room 14, Palace of Westminster

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
9:15am
Oral Evidence Session
The UK Steel Industry follow-up

Bimlendra Jha, CEO, Tata Steel UK
Marc Meyohas, Partner, Greybull Capital LLP
Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism
Edwina Hart AM, Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport
Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community and Chair of the National Trade Union Steel Coordinating Committee
Gareth Stace, Director, UK Steel
Tom Blenkinsop MP, Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group for the Steel and Metal Related Industry
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Niall MacKenzie, Director, Infrastructure & Materials, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Anthony Odgers, Deputy Chief Executive and Director, Corporate Finance UK Government Investments

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:00am
Oral questions

Impact on the quality of mental health care of removing mental health quality premium measures from NHS England’s Quality Premium Guidance for 2016–17

Oral questions

Number of people expected to benefit from the new state pension

Oral questions

Funding for the new interferon-free Hepatitis C treatment

Oral questions

Challenges to be faced by small rural schools in the conversion to academy status

Legislation

Transport for London Bill [HL] - Consideration of Commons amendments

Debate

Building a stronger economy

Legislation

Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill - 3rd reading

5:00pm
Estimated rising time

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:00am
Private Meeting
Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Private Meeting
Room 3, Palace of Westminster
12:00pm
Private Meeting
Room 2A, Palace of Westminster

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