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Tuesday 22 January 2019

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am
Oral questions

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (including Topical Questions)

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Green Deal (Conduct of Home Energy and Lifestyle Management Ltd)

Consideration of Lords amendments

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill

Adjournment

Funding of pupil referral units

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am
Westminster Hall debate

Future of the water industry

11:00am
Westminster Hall debate

Cashless transactions

2:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Mental health and the benefits assessment process

4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate

Future of Wembley Stadium and the funding of grass roots football

4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Freehold estate fees

General Committee

Time Business Venue
8:55am
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Interchange Fee (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 9, Palace of Westminster
9:25am
Public Bill Committee

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 9, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Equality (Amendment and Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 10, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Civil Legal Aid (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Room 11, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Over the Counter Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Room 6, Palace of Westminster

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
9:45am
Oral Evidence Session
Japanese Knotweed in the built environment

Professor Max Wade, Technical Director (Ecology), AECOM
Dr Daniel Jones, Managing Director, Advanced Invasives, and Honorary Researcher, Swansea University
Sean Hathaway, Environment Officer, Swansea Council
Ben Lindley, Sales and Marketing Director, Japanese Knotweed Ltd
Dr Mark Diamond, Head of Ecology, Environment Agency
John Baguley, Tangible Assets Valuation Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Matthew Jupp, Principal, Mortgages, UK Finance
Stephen Hodgson, Chief Executive Officer, Property Care Association

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Corporate Governance: delivering on fair pay

Paul George, Executive Director, Corporate Governance and Reporting, Financial Reporting Council
Janet Williamson, Senior Policy Officer, TUC
Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction
Kelly Tolhurst, MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sanu de Lima, Deputy Director, Corporate Governance Reform, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Independent Review of the Financial Ombudsman Service

Caroline Wayman, Chief Ombudsman and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Ombudsman Service
Sir Nicholas Montagu KCB, Chairman, Financial Ombudsman Service

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Scrutiny 2017-18

Rob Behrens, Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman
Amanda Campbell, Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Ombudsman, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
10:30am
Oral Evidence Session
English Channel migrant crossings

Maddy Allen, Field Manager
Olivia Long, Project Coordinator, Help Refugees
Judith Dennis, Policy Manager, Refugee Council
Clare Moseley, Founder, Care4Calais

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates

Members of Parliament

Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Suicide prevention: follow-up

Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, The Samaritans
Dr Peter Aitken, Committee Member of the Liaison Faculty, The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Councillor Richard Kemp, Deputy Chair, Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association
Hamish Elvidge, Chair, Matthew Elvidge Foundation
Professor Louis Appleby, Chair of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Advisory Group
Jackie Doyle-Price, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention, Department for Health and Social Care
Professor Tim Kendall, Mental Health National Clinical Director for NHS England and NHS Improvement on behalf of NHS England
Professor John Newton, Director of Health Improvement on behalf of Public Health England

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
3:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Departmental priorities post-NATO summit

Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Lieutenant General Richard Nugee CVO CBE, Chief of Defence People
Air Marshal Richard Knighton CB, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Financial and Military Capability)
Angus Lapsley, Director General Strategy and International, Ministry of Defence

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm
Oral questions

Funding for children with special education needs

Oral questions

Government steps in response to the BBC investigation of homophobic hate crimes

Oral questions

New regulations on the use of drones

Oral questions

Shortage of common medicines

Orders and regulations

Justification Decision Power (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Orders and regulations

Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Orders and regulations

Nuclear Safeguards (Fissionable Material and Relevant International Agreements) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; Nuclear Safeguards (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Orders and regulations

Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Orders and regulations

Floods and Water (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Rural Economy

(at 11:30 am)
Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Defra
Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity, Defra

Room 1, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Oral Evidence Session
Brexit: Citizens rights: follow-up

(at 2:30 pm)
Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary, Home Office
Mr Glyn Williams, Director General of Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System Policy and Strategy Group, Home Office

Room 3, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Private Meeting
Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Oral Evidence Session
Forensic Science

(at 3:25 pm)
Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator

Room 4, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Private Meeting
Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
Private Meeting
Room 3, Palace of Westminster
3:35pm
Oral Evidence Session
The Economic Case for HS2 follow-up

(at 3:35 pm)
Sir Terry Morgan, Former Chairman , Crossrail, High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
(at 4:30 pm)
Ms Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport
Mr Clive Maxwell, Director-General, High Speed and Major Rail Projects Group, Department for Transport
Dr Nick Bisson, Director, HS2 Phase 2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail, Department for Transport

Room 1, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Private Meeting
Room 3A, Palace of Westminster

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