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Secretary of State questioned on work of department
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs questions Mr Eustice on a wide range of subjects
27 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on humanist marriages in England and Wales
MPs to hold a general debate on humanist marriages in England and Wales
27 January 2022
Minister questioned on reproducibility and research integrity
The Science and Technology Committee explores the actions policymakers are taking to address challenges
27 January 2022
The future of the NHS to be debated by MPs
On Monday 31 January, MPs will debate a petition relating to the future of the NHS
27 January 2022
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Committee publishes report on Budget and Spending Review
The Treasury Committee publishes its verdict on the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021
27 January 2022
Committee examines police response to spiking
Home Affairs Committee examines police efforts to improve understanding of spiking
25 January 2022
Standards Committee announce new evidence sessions on reform of Code of Conduct for MPs
The Committee will hear from a range of expert witnesses and journalists for their inquiry on reforming the Code of Conduct for MPs.
25 January 2022
MPs probe checks on food and animal imports from EU
Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee announces a hearing into checks on imports from the EU of food and live animals
24 January 2022
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on food production and the Environmental Land Management Scheme
MPs to hold a general debate on food production and the Environmental Land Management Scheme
24 January 2022
MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
24 January 2022
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