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International procurement, and uncertainty of long-term pipeline, risks prosperity of Scottish military shipbuilding sector
Committee publishes its report, Defence in Scotland: Military shipbuilding
27 January 2023
Defence Sub-Committee launches inquiry into MOD equipment procurement process
Defence Sub-Committee inquiry examines the strengths and weaknesses of DE&S
26 January 2023
Commons Speaker and Denmark ambassador celebrate 300+ years of history
A 335-year-old Act of Parliament was the focus of the debut meeting between the Speaker of the House of Commons and Denmark’s ambassador to the UK.
25 January 2023
Treasury Committee approves appointment to Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee
Committee approves appointment to Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee
25 January 2023
HMRC responds to Treasury Committee on customer service issues
HMRC responds to Treasury Committee on customer phone line issues
25 January 2023
Committee urges Government not to proceed with the Bill of Rights Bill 
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes Bill of of Rights Bill report
25 January 2023
Women being let down by “glacial” Government progress on menopause
Committee publishes Government response to their report Menopause and the workplace
24 January 2023
Treasury Committee: Fuel duty fiction clouds fiscal forecasts
Committee publishes report on Fuel duty: fiscal forecast fiction
23 January 2023
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Westminster Hall to debate planning policy
MPs to debate planning policy
20 January 2023
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Westminster Hall to debate International Day of Education
MPs to debate International Day of Education
20 January 2023
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