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Wednesday 17 October 2018

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
Oral questions
Prime Minister's Question Time
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Collective Defined Contribution Pension Schemes
Opposition Day Debate
Universal credit
Opposition Day Debate
Social Care Funding
Drug trafficking and county lines policy
Westminster Hall debate
Local government reform in Greater London
Westminster Hall debate
Privatisation of GP extended access services in Stockton, Hartlepool and Darlington
Westminster Hall debate
East coast main line investment
Westminster Hall debate
Prisons education and employment strategy
Westminster Hall debate
Financial effect of absence from work due to mental health problems
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
Public Bill Committee
Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill - 14th sitting
Location: Room 11, Palace of Westminster
Public Bill Committee
Overseas Electors Bill - 1st sitting
Location: Room 12, Palace of Westminster
Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee
Draft Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendments Relating to Flexible Working) Regulations 2018
Location: Room 9, Palace of Westminster
Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee
Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Location: Room 11, Palace of Westminster
Exiting the European Union - Oral Evidence Session
The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Jon Thompson, Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary, HM Revenue and Customs
Bernadette Kelly, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport
Sir Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health
Sir Ian Cheshire, Government Lead Non-Executive Director, Cabinet Office
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
Department of Work and Pensions departmental expenditure limit
Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
Nick Joicey, Finance Director General, Department of Work and Pensions
Tara Smith, Finance Director Central Services, Department of Work and Pensions
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Northern Ireland Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Funding priorities for the 2018-19 Budget: Health
Lynda Wilson, Director, Barnardo's Northern Ireland
Carolyn Ewart, National Director, British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland
Joan McEwan, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Marie Curie Northern Ireland
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Scrutiny of the Agriculture Bill
Caroline Drummond, Chief Executive, Linking Environment and Farming
Vicki Hird, Farm Campaign Coordinator, Sustain
Thomas Lancaster, Vice Chair of Agriculture working group, Wildlife and Countryside Link
Stephen Russell, Policy and Advocate Officer, Ramblers
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Women and Equalities - Oral Evidence Session
Tackling inequalities faced by the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
Libby McVeigh, Director of Programmes, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Jim Davis, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Police Association
Sergeant Gary Ogden, Operation Liberal
Catriona Laing, Deputy Director, Equalities, Interventions and Operational Practice Group, HM Prisons and Probation Service  
Fiona Parker, Deputy Director (interim), Contracts, Quality and Performance, Youth Custody Service, HM Prisons and Probation Service
Josie O'Driscoll, Director, Herts GATE
Acting Chief Constable Janette McCormick, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lead, National Police Chiefs Council
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Oral Evidence Session
Industrial Strategy: Sector Deals and Productivity
Benj Sykes, Vice President, Ørsted
Andrew Jamieson, Chief Executive, ORE Catapult
Emma Pinchbeck, , Executive Director, RenewableUK
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
Re-appointment of Sir Jon Cunliffe
Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability at the Bank of England
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Public Accounts - Oral Evidence Session
Performance of the Department of Health and Social Care
Sir Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary
David Williams, Director General, Finance, Department of Health & Social Care
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Defence - Oral Evidence Session
Departmental priorities post-NATO summit
Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Peter Watkins CBE, Director General Strategy and International, Ministry of Defence
Lieutenant General Richard Nugee CBE, Chief of Defence People
AVM Knighton, Assistant Chief of Defence Staff
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Human Rights - Oral Evidence Session
Youth detention: solitary confinement and restraint
Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice
Peter Gormley, Deputy Director for Casework, Partnerships Business and Change, Youth Custody Service
Jonathan Marron, Director General, Community and Social Care, Department of Health and Social Care
Teresa Fenech, Director of Nursing and Quality Assurance, Specialised Commissioning, NHS England
Location: Other - :4a
Oral questions
Number of pupils taking GCSE Music in the last academic year
Oral questions
Plans to increase the number of GPs in England.
Oral questions
Whether treatments for gender dysphoria offered to children by the NHS are evidence-based and do no long-term harm if the diagnosis turns out to be mistaken
Oral questions
“One Yorkshire” proposals for devolution to a Combined Yorkshire Authority
Report from the EU Committee ' Dispute resolution and enforcement after Brexit'
Religious intolerance and prejudice in the UK
Estimated rising time
Orders and regulations
Draft Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (Consequential Amendment of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2018
Orders and regulations
Draft Financial Regulators’ Powers (Technical Standards etc.) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Orders and regulations
Draft Building Societies Legislation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Orders and regulations
Draft Companies (Directors’ Report) and Limited Liability Partnerships (Energy and Carbon Report) Regulations 2018
Orders and regulations
Draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018
Orders and regulations
Department for Transport (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Estimated rising time
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: European Investment Bank
(at 10:00 am)
Mr Pete Clutton-Brock, Policy Advisor, E3G
Mr Alex Conway, Assistant Director, Brexit and European Programmes, Greater London Authority
Mr Piers Williamson, Chief Executive, The Housing Finance Corporation
Mr Philip Harding, Director of Finance and Business Affairs, University College London
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Constitution Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Migration Advisory Committee's report on EEA Migration
(at 10:45 am)
Professor Alan Manning, Chair, Migration Advisory Committee
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
International Relations Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
No deal preparations: energy and environment
(at 11:15 am)
Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Defra
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Finance Bill Sub-Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Draft Finance Bill 2018
(at 5:00 pm)
Ms Victoria Todd, Head of the LITRG team and CTA (Fellow), Low Incomes Tax Reform Group
Mr Graham Webber, Director, WTT Consulting
Mr Keith Gordon, Barrister, Temple Tax Chambers
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
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