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Statement on the death of Jamal Khashoggi

Statement made by the Foreign Secretary

What's on

Monday 22 October 2018

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
Oral questions

Defence (including Topical Questions)

Urgent question

Cost of staying in the EU Customs Union and the cost of the draft withdrawal agreement

Urgent question

Amendability of any motion on the meaningful vote

Ministerial statement

October EU Council

Ministerial statement

The death of Jamal Khashoggi


Offensive Weapons Bill - Remaining Stages


Paediatric cancers of the central nervous systems

Westminster Hall

Time Business
Westminster Hall debate

E-petition 221033 relating to autism and learning disability training for healthcare professionals

General Committee

Time Business Venue
First Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Department for Transport (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 9, Palace of Westminster
Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018

Room 11, Palace of Westminster
Third Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Environment and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Revocations) Order 2018

Room 10, Palace of Westminster
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018

Room 12, Palace of Westminster

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
Oral Evidence Session
Funding priorities for the 2018-19 Budget: Health

Melanie Kennedy
Catherine O'Reilly
Scott Peddie

Other - Room :30, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast
Oral Evidence Session
High streets and town centres in 2030

Edward Cooke, Chief Executive, REVO
Mark Williams, Director, Hark Group
Roddy Bushell, Estate Director, Fitzwilliam Malton Estate
Dominic Williams, Director, Hewdon Consulting
Harry Burchill, Planning Policy Officer, Royal Town Planning Institute
Craig Rowbottom, Development and Planning Manager North West, Birmingham City Council
Dr Julian Dobson, Director, Urban Pollinators

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Oral Evidence Session
Rail timetable changes

Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport
Ruth Hannant, Director General for Rail, Department for Transport
Peter Wilkinson, Managing Director, Passenger Services, Department for Transport
Gary Bogan, Director, Rail North Partnership, Department for Transport
Professor Stephen Glaister CBE, Chair, Office of Rail and Road
Ian Prosser CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Railways and Director, Rail Safety, Office of Rail and Road
Dan Brown, Director, Strategy and Policy, Office of Rail and Road

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
Oral questions

Reducing youth crime in London

Oral questions

Mitigation of VAT evasion by operators of online marketplaces

Oral questions

Withdrawal from service of the Batch 1 river-class offshore patrol vessels HMS Tyne, Severn, Mersey and Clyde

Oral questions

Reports received on information about (1) outside interference in, and (2) irregularities in the conduct of the EU referendum

Private Notice Question

To ask the Government, in the light of the recent cases in Huddersfield, whether sufficient resources have been allocated for timely investigations into alleged sexual offences in the other towns and cities of the UK


Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [HL] - Report stage


October European Council


Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3)

Estimated rising time

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
Private Meeting
Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
Oral Evidence Session
Draft Finance Bill 2018

(at 4:05 pm)
Ms Theresa Middleton, Director, Making Tax Digital for Business, , HMRC
Ms Ruth Stanier, Director General for Customer Strategy and Tax Design, HMRC
Ms Lindsey Whyte, Director for Personal Tax, Welfare and Pensions, HM Treasury

Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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