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MPs to debate petition relating to trespass
MPs to debate a petition relating to trespass
14 April 2021
Evidence session on the work of the Advisory Committee on the Business Appointment Rules
Committee is to take evidence on the work of the Advisory Committee on the Business Appointment Rules
14 April 2021
Joint Committee on Human Rights to take evidence on  Visiting in care homes
Committee continues to explore the Government’s response to covid-19 and the human rights implications of long lockdown
13 April 2021
The role of community energy in decarbonisation and its benefits to local areas to be considered by MPs
Committee to hold a one-off evidence session on community energy, as part of the umbrella inquiry on technological innovations and climate change
13 April 2021
Experts to address concerns with inpatient care for autism and learning disability
Committee to question former health Minister Sir Norman Lamb, Baroness Sheila Hollins and journalist Ian Birrell
13 April 2021
Navy in the Integrated Review examined
The Defence Committee explores what the government’s Integrated Review means for the Royal Navy
13 April 2021
House of Commons tributes to HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Members will meet to pay tribute from 2.30pm
09 April 2021
Committee wants more scrutiny of N. Ireland Brexit issues
Committee publish report on Northern Ireland Protocol: Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee Decisions and declarations of 17 December 2020
09 April 2021
Education Committee questions RSCs and National Schools Commissioner
Committee to question the National Schools Commissioner and Regional Schools Commissioners (RSCs) in a session examining the role and responsibilities of RSCs
08 April 2021
Committee holds evidence session on the Global Travel Taskforce Report
Committee holds evidence session into the Global Travel Taskforce Report
08 April 2021
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