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The latest news from across UK Parliament.

What's on in the Lords 24-28 January
Lords questions, bill scrutiny and topical debates. See what's happening in the House of Lords from 24-28 January
21 January 2022
Publication of correspondence with the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP
Chair of the Liaison Committee presses for greater accountability of the key bodies setting Government policy on climate change
21 January 2022
Chair thanks respondents as IPP sentences inquiry receives hundreds of submissions from serving prisoners
Justice Committee Chair thanks respondents
21 January 2022
Coming up in the Commons 24-28 January
Find out what's coming up in the House of Commons Chamber 24-28 January
21 January 2022
School leaders will give evidence to Education Committee on Government’s education catch-up programme
Education Committee hears from headteachers and CEOs of multi-academy trusts about the effectiveness of the Government’s education catch-up programme
21 January 2022
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MPs question Advertising Standards Authority on influencer regulation
MPs question senior figures in the Advertising Standards Agency on influencer advertising regulation.
21 January 2022
Equality and the UK Asylum Process: MPs to begin hearing evidence
Women and Equalities Committee examines the broad international and domestic policy and legal framework for asylum
21 January 2022
Lords begins detailed check of Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill
Members discuss the regularity of dissolution as line by line scrutiny begins. Find out more
21 January 2022

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

Coming up in the Commons 24-28 January
Find out what's coming up in the House of Commons Chamber 24-28 January
21 January 2022
Pre-appointment hearing: Chair of the Financial Reporting Council
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee questions Sir Jan du Plessis
20 January 2022
How can transport connectivity be boosted for Scotland? MPs hear from Sir Peter Hendy
Scottish Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session with the author of the independent Union Connectivity Review
20 January 2022
Attorney General questioned on key issues within her remit
Justice Committee examines key issues within her remit and matters arising from committee inquiries
20 January 2022
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Lords news

What's on in the Lords 24-28 January
Lords questions, bill scrutiny and topical debates. See what's happening in the House of Lords from 24-28 January
21 January 2022
Lords begins detailed check of Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill
Members discuss the regularity of dissolution as line by line scrutiny begins. Find out more
21 January 2022
Lords 'tidy up' Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill at third reading
Final chance to ‘tidy-up’ bill in the Lords. Learn more
21 January 2022
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss social media, Qatari relations, the oil and gas industry and e-scooter safety, in four short debates. Catch up
21 January 2022
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Committee news

Pre-appointment hearing: Chair of the Financial Reporting Council
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee questions Sir Jan du Plessis
20 January 2022
How can transport connectivity be boosted for Scotland? MPs hear from Sir Peter Hendy
Scottish Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session with the author of the independent Union Connectivity Review
20 January 2022
Attorney General questioned on key issues within her remit
Justice Committee examines key issues within her remit and matters arising from committee inquiries
20 January 2022
Net Zero Shipping: How can international shipping decarbonise?
The Environmental Audit Committee holds an evidence session examining how the shipping sector can decarbonise.
20 January 2022
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Bill news

Lords begins detailed check of Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill
Members discuss the regularity of dissolution as line by line scrutiny begins. Find out more
21 January 2022
Lords 'tidy up' Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill at third reading
Final chance to ‘tidy-up’ bill in the Lords. Learn more
21 January 2022
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Lords ask government to think again on Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill changes
Members ask the government to think again as they vote on stop and search powers and imposing conditions on protests as report stage ends. Find out more
21 January 2022
Lords continues line by line examination of Health and Care Bill
Members discuss imbalance between the provision of mental and physical healthcare as detailed check continues. Catch up
21 January 2022
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

Government should press ahead with devolution agenda, say MPs
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a report on the progress of devolution
01 October 2021
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How should England be governed? MPs hears from Metro Mayors and Councils
MPs hears from Metro Mayors Andy Burnham and Jamie Driscoll
05 July 2021
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Lords debates governance of UK Union
Members discuss Dunlop Review and intergovernmental relations. Learn more
02 July 2021
House of Lords debates coronavirus restrictions
Members consider regulations on the latest lockdown rules for England
07 January 2021
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Scotland

How can transport connectivity be boosted for Scotland? MPs hear from Sir Peter Hendy
Scottish Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session with the author of the independent Union Connectivity Review
20 January 2022
Business Secretary questioned on Storm Arwen
The Scottish Affairs Committee examines Storm Arwen and its impact on Scotland
14 January 2022
Lords debates Scotland's contribution to economic recovery
What is Scotland's contribution to economic recovery and renewal? Catch up
10 December 2021
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Nicola Sturgeon invited to appear before Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee
The Scottish Affairs Committee has invited First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to give oral evidence in Westminster
23 November 2021
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Northern Ireland

Lords 'tidy up' Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill at third reading
Final chance to ‘tidy-up’ bill in the Lords. Learn more
21 January 2022
Committee writes to Government on democratic deficit and Article 2 of Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland
Committee writes to Government on democratic deficit under the Protocol
16 December 2021
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Home Office minister questioned on UK-Ireland immigration checks
Immigration Minister Kevin Foster will be questioned by MPs
03 December 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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Wales

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UK Government Ministers to be quizzed on benefits system in Wales
UK Government Ministers to be quizzed on benefits system in Wales
02 December 2021
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Benefits System in Wales: MPs turn focus to Universal Basic Income
The Welsh Affairs Committee focuses on Universal Basic Income (UBI) as its inquiry into the Benefits System in Wales continues.
28 October 2021
Welsh Secretary to appear before Welsh Affairs Committee
Secretary of State for Wales, Simon Hart MP answers questions on work of the UK Government in Wales
21 October 2021
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Adequacy of benefits system support in Wales examined by MPs
The Welsh Affairs Committee quiz a range of experts on the support provided
14 October 2021
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