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Wednesday 22 February 2017

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
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11:30am
Oral questions
International Development, including Topical Questions
12:00pm
Prime Minister's Question Time
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Lee Valley Regional Park (Amendment)
Motion
Police Grant
Motion
Local Government Finance Reports
Adjournment
Aster Group Housing Association and private residents
9:30am - 11:00am
Westminster Hall debate
Changes in council funding and social care
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
School funding in Cheshire West and Chester
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Promoting trade with the Commonwealth
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Local government funding and Lancashire County Council
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Purchase of distressed assets by Cerberus Capital Management
8:55am
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2017
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017
Location: Room 11, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2017
Location: Room 12, Palace of Westminster
4:30pm
Public Bill Committee
Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
9:15am
Exiting the European Union - Oral Evidence Session
The UK’s negotiating objectives for its withdrawal from the EU
Sir Ivan Rogers, former United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the European Union
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
9:25am
International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact - Oral Evidence Session
ICAI's review on the effects of DFID's cash transfer programmes on poverty and vulnerability
Dr Alison Evans, Chief Commissioner
Willem van Eekelen, Team Leader, Independent Commission for Aid Impact
Nick Dyer, Director General, Policy and Global Programmes
Jonathan Hargreaves, Head Governance, Open Societies and Anti-corruption
Heather Kindness, Team Leader, Social Protection, Department for International Development
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
Self-employment and the gig economy
Andrew Byrne, Head of Public Policy, Uber UK
Lesley Smith, Director of Public Policy UK and Ireland, Amazon
Dan Warne, Managing Director UK and Ireland, Deliveroo
Carole Woodhead, CEO, Hermes UK Ltd
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
9:30am
Northern Ireland Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Future of the land border with the Republic of Ireland
Stephen Kelly, Chief Executive, Manufacturing NI
Colin Hayburn, Executive Director, Almac Group
Graeme McBurney, President and Managing Director, Almac Pharma Services
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Science and Technology - Oral Evidence Session
Industrial Strategy: science, research and innovation
Professor Alex Halliday, Vice President, Royal Society
Professor Quintin McKellar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Hertfordshire and Chair, Universities UK's Innovation and Growth Policy Network
Professor Paul Nightingale, Deputy Director, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
Steve Bates, Chief Executive, BioIndustry Association
Jen Rae, Head of Policy, Nesta
Allan Cook, Vice President, Royal Academy of Engineering
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
9:45am
Education - Oral Evidence Session
Primary Assessment
Claire Burton, Chief Executive Officer, Standards and Testing Agency
Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual
Dr Michelle Meadows, Executive Director for Strategy, Risk and Research, Ofqual
Nick Gibb MP, Minister for School Standards, Department for Education
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Oral Evidence Session
CMA's investigation of the UK Energy Market
Lawrence Slade, Chief Executive, Energy UK
Audrey Gallacher, Director of Retail Energy Supply, Energy UK
Dermot Nolan, Chief Executive, Ofgem
Rachel Fletcher, Senior Partner, Consumers & Competition, Ofgem
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Feeding the nation: labour contraints
Julia Long, National Officer for Food, Drink and Agriculture, Unite
Bridget Henderson, Research Officer, Unite
Tim Breitmeyer, Deputy President, Country Land and Business Association
George Dunn, Chief Executive, Tenant Farmers Association
Minette Batters, Deputy President, National Farmers Union
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
European Scrutiny - Oral Evidence Session
Departmental scrutiny: Home Office: Asylum reform and other scrutiny-related matters
Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office
Kenny Bowie, Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary, Home Office
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Housing: state of the nation
Toby Lloyd, Head of Housing Development, Shelter
Terrie Alafat, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing
Peter Andrew, Deputy Chair, Home Builders Federation
The Lord Porter of Spalding
Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government
Helen MacNamara, Director General, Housing and Planning, Department for Communities and Local Government
Peter Schofield, Director General, Finance, Department for Work and Pensions
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Child migrants
Lily Caprani, Deputy Executive Director, Unicef
George Gabriel, Project Lead, Safe Passage UK
Martha Mackenzie, Deputy Head of Government Relations, Save the Children
Melanie Ward, Associate Director, Policy and Advocacy, International Rescue Committee
Tam Baillie, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland
Councillor Stephen Cowan, Leader of the Council, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Richard Crellin, Policy Manager, Poverty and Inequality, Children’s Society
Councillor David Simmonds, Local Government Association
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
EU Insurance Regulation
Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority
Victoria Saporta, Executive Director, Prudential Policy, Bank of England
David Belsham, External Member, Prudential Regulation Authority Board
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
4:00pm
Justice - Oral Evidence Session
Implications of Brexit for the Crown Dependencies
Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Courts and Justice, Ministry of Justice
Elaine Cobb, Head of Crown Dependencies Team, Ministry of Justice
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
3:15pm
Human Rights - Oral Evidence Session
Mental health and deaths in prison
Juliet Lyon, Chair, Independent Advisory Panel
Lord Harris of Haringey
Frances Crook, Chief Executive, the Howard League for Penal Reform
Rt Hon the Baroness Corston
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3:00pm
Oral questions
Shortage of trained nurses in the NHS and care sector
Oral questions
Withdrawal of Department for International Development funding to the Ethiopian non-governmental organisation Girl Effect
Oral questions
Extent to which the new lower benefit cap encourages people into work or to move into smaller homes
Oral questions
Ensuring the recruitment and retention of prison staff in private prisons, and prisons outside London and the South East
Legislation
Digital Economy Bill - Report stage
Short debate
Improving standards of nutrition for women and girls globally
3:45pm
Legislation
Technical and Further Education Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Grand Committee
10:00am
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: agriculture
(at 10:30 am)
Mr Richard Hebditch, External Affairs Director, National Trust
Professor Ian Hodge, Department of Land Economy, Cambridge University
Mr Tom Lancaster, Agricultural Policy Officer, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
10:15am
Constitution Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct - Private Meeting
Location: Other
10:30am
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
International Relations Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Transformation of power in the Middle East and implications for UK policy
(at 2:00 pm)
Mr Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS-Americas , International Institute for Strategic Studies
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Finance Bill Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Draft Finance Bill 2017
(at 3:35 pm)
Ms Theresa Middleton, Programme Director, Making Tax Digital (Business), HM Revenue and Customs
Mr Jim Harra, Director General, Customer Strategy and Tax Design, HM Revenue and Customs
Ms Lucy Pink, Deputy Director, Tax Administration Spending and Reform, HM Treasury
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
4:15pm
Finance Committee (Lords) - Private Meeting
Location: Other
No business announced for today

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