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Prime Minister's Questions: 2 October 2019 PMQs

Dominic Raab faces MPs' questions on the Brexit deadline, the Green Belt policy, new hospitals and medicine shortages

Queen's Speech Lords debate

The House of Lords debates the Queen's Speech 2019

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Black History Month: Lords marks watershed moment

Lords marks 50 years since Learie Constantine became first black member

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State Opening

The formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen's Speech which sets out the government’s forthcoming agenda

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Defra's no deal Brexit preparations: Minister to give evidence

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 16 October at 10.00am

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Wednesday 16 October 2019

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
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11:30am
Debate on the Address
3rd day of debate on the Queen's Speech: Public services
Motion
Section 3(2) of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019
Adjournment
Future of Portishead railway
No business announced for today
No business announced for today
9:30am
Northern Ireland Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Organised crime gangs in Northern Ireland
Simon Byrne, Chief Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland
Barbara Gray, Assistant Chief Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
9:30am
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Beef Prices
Chris Mallon, Chief Executive Officer, National Beef Association
Nick Allen, Chief Executive Officer, British Meat Processors Association
Tom Kirwan, Managing Director, ABP UK
Stuart Roberts, Vice President, National Farmers Union
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions
Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
John-Paul Marks, Director General, Work and Health, Department for Work and Pensions
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
9:45am
Transport - Oral Evidence Session
Priorities of the new Secretary of State for Transport
Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Justice - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Lord Chancellor
Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Sir Richard Heaton, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Exiting the European Union - Oral Evidence Session
The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Rt Hon. Stephen Barclay MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
International Trade - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Department for International Trade
Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
John Alty, Director General of Trade Policy, Department for International Trade
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
1:30pm
Scottish Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
Alister Jack MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Gillian McGregor, Director, Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2:15pm
European Scrutiny - Oral Evidence Session
Post-Brexit Scrutiny of EU Law and Policy
Maddy Thimont Jack, Institute for Government
Dr Brigid Fowler, Senior Researcher, Hansard Society
Adam Cygan, Professor of Law, University of Leicester
Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK Permanent Representative to the European Union 2013-17
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Transforming Courts and Tribunals: progress review
Sir Richard Heaton, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice
Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive, HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Richard Goodman, Change Director, HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
No business announced for today
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3:00pm
Private Notice Question
Use of Section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 to ban protests by Extinction Rebellion and how long the ban will remain in force
Debate on the Address
Exiting the EU, trade, foreign affairs and defence - continued
7:00pm
Estimated rising time
3:45pm
Orders and regulations
Specific Food Hygiene (Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Orders and regulations
Draft Agriculture (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019; Draft Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products and Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019; Draft Import and Export Licences (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019; Draft Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Transitional Arrangements etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019; Draft Common Agricultural Policy and Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Orders and regulations
Draft Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019
Orders and regulations
Draft Pesticides (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Orders and regulations
Financial Services (Electronic Money, Payment Services and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Orders and regulations
Prospectus (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
7:45pm
Estimated rising time
9:30am
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
No deal preparations: energy and environment
(at 10:00 am)
Mr George Eustice MP, Minister of State, Defra
Ms Janet Hughes, Portfolio Management Director, Defra
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
10:15am
Constitution Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
House of Lords Commission - Private Meeting
Location: The Lord Speaker's Room, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today

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