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Committee Chair Stephen Timms comments on latest on Pensions Wise and the Pensions Dashboard programme
Comments come as Government announce Pension Wise service and publication of progress report on Pensions Dashboards Programme
28 October 2020
DIT and UKEF “not demonstrated progress in tackling big challenges” they now face
Committee publish report on Government support for UK exporters
28 October 2020
Women and Equalities Committee launches new inquiry into Gender Recognition Act reform and more
Committee launch inquiry into Government's Gender Recognition Act reforms
28 October 2020
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on people experiencing baby loss
MPs to hold a general debate on the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on people experiencing baby loss
27 October 2020
MPs to hold a debate on the Government’s role in ensuring innovation and equitable access to treatment within the covid-19 international response
MPs to hold a debate on the Government’s role in ensuring innovation and equitable access to treatment within the covid-19 international response
27 October 2020
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MPs to debate a motion on Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
MPs to debate a motion on Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
27 October 2020
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the Rohingya humanitarian crisis
MPs to hold a general debate on the Rohingya humanitarian crisis
27 October 2020
New Inquiry: The Spending Review and Local Government Finance
Inquiry will examine financial health of local authorities, and comes in response to Treasury spending review and setting of departmental budgets
27 October 2020
Air pollution and economic recovery scrutinised by Committee
Air pollution and economic recovery scrutinised by EFRA Committee.
27 October 2020
Chair comments on Secretary of State letters on Covid-19 loans & financial support
Comments come in response to Secretary of State's letters to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, regarding Bounce Back Business Loans, and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.
26 October 2020
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