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Committee announce proposed package of reforms to tighten lobbying rules
Committee on Standards publishes Review of the Code of Conduct: proposals for consultation report
29 November 2021
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Government and councils in Northern Ireland questioned on tackling racism and supporting minority ethnic groups
Committee to hold fourth hearing of the inquiry into minority ethnic and migrant experiences
29 November 2021
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International Trade Committee to scrutinise trade negotiations with Gulf and Pacific nations
Committee launches new inquiries into trade negotiations with Gulf and Pacific nations
29 November 2021
Evidence session: Legal rights of cohabiting partners
Committee to hold the third evidence session of its inquiry into The Rights of Cohabiting Partners
29 November 2021
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Privileges Committee to hear from Members of both Houses on select committee powers
Committee to hear from Members of both Houses on select committee powers
29 November 2021
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on pet travel
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on pet travel
26 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of the 2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth summit
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of the 2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth summit
26 November 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of economic crime
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of economic crime
26 November 2021
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the stability and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the stability and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina
26 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on allocations to UK-EU fisheries following the UK’s departure from the EU
MPs to hold a general debate on allocations to UK-EU fisheries following the UK’s departure from the EU
26 November 2021
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