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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.

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

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The latest news from across UK Parliament.

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Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to appear before committee
Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to give evidence to the committee on her Department’s response to the coronavirus outbreak
25 September 2020
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Morecambe Bay and East Kent maternity investigations Chairman gives evidence to MPs
The hearing into the safety of maternity services in England will seek an overview of the recurrent issues in maternity care from key witnesses
25 September 2020
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Education Committee questions Skills Minister Gillian Keegan on adult skills and lifelong learning
The Education Committee questions Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships, Gillian Keegan MP
25 September 2020
Asylyum, help for theatres and reaching net zero emissions in Lords questions to government
Members quiz government each day in oral questions
25 September 2020
Defence Committee holds evidence session on space-based threats and risks to the UK
The evidence session will take place on Tuesday 29 September
25 September 2020
BBC Director-General Tim Davie faces questioning by MPs
BBC Director-General Tim Davie to face questioning by Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
25 September 2020
This Week in the Commons, 21–25 September 2020
Highlights from the Commons this week include the Prime Minister's update on the government's response to Covid-19 and the debate on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill. 
25 September 2020
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Philip Dunne MP reacts to PM's speech at the UN Climate Action roundtable
Environmental Audit Committee Chairman, Philip Dunne reacts to the Prime Minister’s speech at the UN Climate Action Roundtable.
25 September 2020

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

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Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to appear before committee
Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to give evidence to the committee on her Department’s response to the coronavirus outbreak
25 September 2020
This Week in the Commons, 21–25 September 2020
Highlights from the Commons this week include the Prime Minister's update on the government's response to Covid-19 and the debate on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill. 
25 September 2020
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MPs to debate the support measures implemented by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport during the coronavirus pandemic
On Thursday 8th October MPs will hold a debate on the support measures implemented by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
25 September 2020
MPs to debate planning reform and house building targets
On Thursday 8th October MPs will hold a debate on a substantive motion regarding planning reform and house building targets.
25 September 2020
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Lords news

Asylyum, help for theatres and reaching net zero emissions in Lords questions to government
Members quiz government each day in oral questions
25 September 2020
Lords debates the Coronavirus Act 2020
COVID-19 measures under spotlight
25 September 2020
Lords debates Coronavirus regulations
Restrictions in Midlands and north of England on the agenda
25 September 2020
Lords debates Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill
Members discuss main areas including removal or restriction of early release for terrorist prisoners
22 September 2020
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Committee news

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Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to appear before committee
Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to give evidence to the committee on her Department’s response to the coronavirus outbreak
25 September 2020
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MPs to debate the support measures implemented by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport during the coronavirus pandemic
On Thursday 8th October MPs will hold a debate on the support measures implemented by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
25 September 2020
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Committee to take evidence on the human rights implications of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
Committee to hear from witnesses about the potential human rights implications of this bill
25 September 2020
Restrictions on disabled people’s rights must not become the new normal
Women and Equalities Committee publish Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services interim report
25 September 2020
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Bill news

Lords debates Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill
Members discuss main areas including removal or restriction of early release for terrorist prisoners
22 September 2020
Lords asks government to think again on Agriculture Bill
Members make changes regarding uses of pesticides, climate change and food standards
21 September 2020
This week in the Commons: 14-18 September
This week in the Commons the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2019-21 progressed through 2 days of its Committee stage, in a Committee of the Whole House. It will continue its Committee stage in the Chamber next week.
18 September 2020
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Lords examines Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill
Bill returns to Commons as Lords stages conclude
09 September 2020
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

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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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Clean Air Zones urged for pollution hotspots, says Committee
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publishes report on air quality
27 April 2016
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Scotland

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Scottish Secretary to discuss covid impact on Scotland and Whitehall-Holyrood relations
Committee to question Alister Jack on the state of intergovernmental relations and lessons learned during the coronavirus pandemic
11 September 2020
Scottish healthcare sector reps to be quizzed by Committee
Committee to explore UK and Scottish Governments' handling of care homes, testing and PPE, in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak
07 September 2020
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Scottish fishing industry to give evidence on effect of Covid-19
Scottish Affairs Committee continues its Coronavirus and Scotland inquiry
03 September 2020
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Scottish food and drink sector set to lay out coronavirus impact to Scottish Affairs Committee
MPs to take evidence from Scotland's food and drink sector
22 June 2020
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Northern Ireland

Experts questioned on Effect of Internal Market Bill on NI Protocol and Brexit negotiations
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee examines Brexit and the Northern Ireland Protocol
18 September 2020
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Committee Chairman demands Shawcross report publication
Simon Hoare MP writes to the Foreign Secretary demanding publication of the Shawcross report.
07 September 2020
Northern Ireland minister Robin Walker MP questioned on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland
EU Committee takes evidence from Robin Walker MP, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on Tuesday 28 July 2020 at 4.00pm
23 July 2020
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Lords examines secondary legislation
Border security and single-use plastics on agenda
13 July 2020
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Wales

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Port operators to discuss readiness for new UK-EU trading arrangements
A panel of port operators give evidence to the Welsh Affairs Committee on Thursday 1 October
25 September 2020
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Pwyllgor yn archwilio effaith cynlluniau i newid ffiniau ar Gymru
Committee to examine the implications for Wales of proposals made to redraw Parliamentary constituencies in the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill
22 September 2020
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Committee to examine impact of boundary change plans for Wales
Committee to examine the implications for Wales of proposals made to redraw Parliamentary constituencies in the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill.
22 September 2020
Hitachi Wylfa withdrawal a blow to Wales and UK
Chair comments on Hitachi's decision to withdraw from Wylfa nuclear project
16 September 2020
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