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This section only shows news back to September 2018 (with the exception of some Committee news). To view news prior to this, please visit the news section of the UK Parliament web archive.

News from UK Parliament

Latest news from Parliament, the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Committees.

Latest news

The latest news from across UK Parliament.

EAC to hear from 'green' sectors and traditionally high-carbon industries on green job opportunities
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will hear from green sectors and traditionally high-carbon industries on the potential of green jobs.
07 May 2021
Highlights from the 2019-21 session in the Lords
Read more about the House's work checking and revising legislation, debating key issues, and scrutinising the decisions and actions of the government.
07 May 2021
Oliver Dowden pressed on progress of online harms legislation
MPs will question the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in a wide-ranging hearing on pressing issues covered by the Department.
07 May 2021
New Member of Parliament for Hartlepool
Jill Mortimer of the Conservative Party was elected the new Member of Parliament for Hartlepool in the by-election held on Thursday 6 May 2021
07 May 2021
Treasury Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
07 May 2021
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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery
The Transport Committee will hold its second evidence session as part of its inquiry on major transport infrastructure projects.
07 May 2021
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Treasury Committee evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
Committee to hold evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
07 May 2021
House of Lords Podcast: with Baroness Lane Fox of Soho
Martha Lane Fox talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the future of our on- and offline lives, plus Matt and Amy discuss this year's State Opening of Parliament
07 May 2021

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

New Member of Parliament for Hartlepool
Jill Mortimer of the Conservative Party was elected the new Member of Parliament for Hartlepool in the by-election held on Thursday 6 May 2021
07 May 2021
Treasury Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
07 May 2021
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Treasury Committee evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
Committee to hold evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
07 May 2021
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Committee holds fourth evidence session into inquiry
Committee to hold its fourth session as part of its inquiry into The role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
06 May 2021
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Lords news

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Number of appointments has 'undone progress', says report
09 May 2021
Highlights from the 2019-21 session in the Lords
Read more about the House's work checking and revising legislation, debating key issues, and scrutinising the decisions and actions of the government.
07 May 2021
House of Lords Podcast: with Baroness Lane Fox of Soho
Martha Lane Fox talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the future of our on- and offline lives, plus Matt and Amy discuss this year's State Opening of Parliament
07 May 2021
State Opening of Parliament 2021
The Queen's Speech on Tuesday 11 May sets out the government’s agenda for the new parliamentary session. Find out more
30 April 2021
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Committee news

Treasury Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
07 May 2021
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Treasury Committee evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
Committee to hold evidence sessions with Lex Greensill, FCA and David Cameron
07 May 2021
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Committee holds fourth evidence session into inquiry
Committee to hold its fourth session as part of its inquiry into The role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
06 May 2021
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Work and Pensions Committee to question local authorities and charities
Committee to question local authorities and charities
06 May 2021
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Bill news

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Overseas operations bill concludes parliamentary stages
Lords discusses torture offences and duty of care to service personnel. Find out more
29 April 2021
Lords votes on Fire Safety Bill as stages conclude
Lords votes on Commons decisions on the fire safety costs amendment made in the House of Lords. Find out more
29 April 2021
Consultation launched on Hybrid Bill procedure and practice
A public consultation has been launched on Hybrid Bill procedure and practice
29 April 2021
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Financial Services Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss duty of care for financial service providers. Find out more
29 April 2021
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

House of Lords debates coronavirus restrictions
Members consider regulations on the latest lockdown rules for England
07 January 2021
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Parliament sits on a Saturday to debate the Prime Minister's proposed Brexit deal
MPs meet to debate new Brexit deal
19 October 2019
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Inquiry launched into pavement parking
Problems caused by pavement parking see committee investigate possible solutions
02 April 2019
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Minister questioned on food waste
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions Dr Thérèse Coffey MP on food waste
19 April 2017
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Scotland

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Vacancy: Specialist Adviser for renewable energy in Scotland inquiry
The House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee is inviting applications from individuals for the role of Specialist Adviser to the Scottish Affairs Committee for its inquiry into renewable energy in Scotland
22 April 2021
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Scottish fisheries focus of Scottish Affairs session
Committee to examine the impact of Brexit for Scottish fisheries
20 April 2021
COP26 preparations and local impact to be examined by MPs
Committee to hear evidence on preparation for COP26 UN Climate Conference in Glasgow
23 March 2021
Scotland’s green energy credentials examined ahead of COP26
Committee launches new inquiry into Renewable energy in Scotland
19 March 2021
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Northern Ireland

Industry representatives questioned on barriers to GB to NI animal movements 
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee examines the barriers faced by livestock farmers under the Northern Ireland Protocol
26 April 2021
MPs to examine NI Protocol trade service
Committee to question representatives from the firms implementing a key service to ease trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
20 April 2021
Experience of minority ethnic and migrant people in Northern Ireland inquiry launched
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee examines the experience of minority ethnic and migrant people in Northern Ireland
19 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
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Wales

Ministers set for questions on renewables in Wales
The Welsh Affairs Committee examines support for the development of the renewable energy industry in Wales
26 April 2021
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MPs to hear evidence from Committee Chairs on territorial constitution inquiry
The Procedure Committee will hear evidence from the chairs of the territorial select committees as part of the ongoing inquiry into the territorial constitution
18 March 2021
Ministers face questions on Welsh rail investment
Welsh Affairs Committee examines rail infrastructure investment in Wales
08 March 2021
Gweinidogion yn wynebu cwestiynau am fuddsoddi yn system rheilffyrdd Cymru
Pwyllgor Materion Cymru yn archwilio buddsoddiad seilwaith rheilffyrdd yng Nghymru
08 March 2021
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