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The UK public elects 650 Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent their interests and concerns in the House of Commons. MPs consider and propose new laws, and can scrutinise government policies by asking ministers questions about current issues either in the Commons Chamber or in Committees.

Commons news

Speakers join parliamentarians and staff ‘to thank our NHS’

The Houses of Parliament was among tens of national landmarks to light up in blue to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS this Saturday

What's on

Monday 6 July 2020

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm
Oral questions

Defence (including Topical Questions)

Ministerial statement

The introduction of the Global Human Rights sanctions regime

Legislation

Domestic Abuse Bill: Remaining Stages

Adjournment

Policing in Devon and Cornwall

Westminster Hall

No business announced for today

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
11:00am - 12:30pm
Private Meeting
1:45pm - 4:30pm
Oral evidence
Progress in remediating dangerous cladding
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Oral evidence
Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus
Virtual meeting
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Private Meeting

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
1:00pm
Oral questions

Discussions with the incoming Director General of the BBC on the postponement of the withdrawal of free TV Licenses for people aged over 75

Oral questions

Access to cannabis for medicinal purposes for patients and research in the UK

Oral questions

Increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables by children and adults

Oral questions

Increase in COVID-19 infections as a result of lifting the restrictions

Legislation

Business and Planning Bill - Second reading

8:00pm
Estimated rising time

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oral evidence
Beyond tariffs: facilitating future UK-EU trade in manufactured goods inquiry
Virtual
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Oral evidence
The science of COVID-19
Virtual meeting (webcast)

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