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Committee to hold fourth evidence session into Reforming public transport after the pandemic
Committee holds fourth evidence session on its inquiry on Reforming public transport after the pandemic
05 March 2021
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Pre-appointment hearing: Chair of the Regulatory Policy Committee
Committee to hold a pre-appointment hearing for the Government’s preferred candidate for the role of the Chair of the Regulatory Policy Committee, Mr Stephen Gibson
05 March 2021
Leading experts questioned on sport and long-term brain injury
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee explores calls for changes to be made in sport and the role of national governing bodies
05 March 2021
Awarding of student grades: Education Committee to question Nick Gibb and Ofqual
Minister for School Standards will take questions on the arrangements being put in place this summer to determine student grades
05 March 2021
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HCLG Committee questions Building Safety Minister on cladding removal fund
Committee to take evidence from Minister for Building Safety and Communities, Lord Greenhaulgh
05 March 2021
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Sir Simon Stevens questioned on planned reforms to NHS health and care
Committee to question Sir Simon Stevens on planned reforms to NHS health and care
05 March 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the quality of life for patients with heart failure
MPs to hold a general debate on the quality of life for patients with heart failure in Westminster Hall
05 March 2021
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on community pharmacies and the effect of the covid-19 outbreak
MPs to hold a general debate on community pharmacies and the effect of the covid-19 outbreak in Westminster Hall
05 March 2021
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COP26 – Government should spell out how it will measure success at the UN Climate Change conference
Committee publishes an interim report on Net Zero and COP26
05 March 2021
Academics and environmental NGOs questioned on water quality in rivers
The Environmental Audit Committee examines sewage discharges and other chemical and plastic pollution
04 March 2021
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