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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.

Government must act to boost future saving rate and scheme enrolment or risk inadequate retirements for pensioners, MPs warn
Committee publishes report on Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
30 September 2022
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Carbon assessments of buildings and targets to boost low carbon construction could come within years
Government responds to the Committee's report on sustainability of the built environment
30 September 2022
Draft Victims Bill won’t achieve Government’s aims, says Justice Committee
Committee publishes a report on its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Government’s draft Victims Bill
30 September 2022
Time to turbo-charge the transport supply chain, urges Transport Committee
Committee publishes the previous Government’s response to its report, Road freight supply chain
30 September 2022
Committee publishes Government response to report on Australia trade deal
International Trade Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report on the UK’s trade deal with Australia
29 September 2022
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Justice Committee finds IPP sentences “irredeemably flawed” and calls for comprehensive re-sentencing programme
Justice Committee publishes report on Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences
28 September 2022
Government change legislation to allow prisoners to take up apprenticeships following Committee recommendation
Education Committee publishes Government response to Prison Education report
27 September 2022
Committee urges Prime Minister to appoint a science minister to Cabinet
The Committee urge the new Prime Minister to acknowledge the central importance of science and technology in delivering economic growth and more efficient public services
27 September 2022

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill release Easy read survey
Committee issues an Easy read survey to inform its scrutiny of the draft mental health bill
30 September 2022
Treasury Committee calls for OBR forecast and Chancellor’s statement to be brought forward
Treasury Committee writes to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
30 September 2022
Government must act to boost future saving rate and scheme enrolment or risk inadequate retirements for pensioners, MPs warn
Committee publishes report on Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
30 September 2022
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Carbon assessments of buildings and targets to boost low carbon construction could come within years
Government responds to the Committee's report on sustainability of the built environment
30 September 2022
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Lords news

Committee urges Prime Minister to appoint a science minister to Cabinet
The Committee urge the new Prime Minister to acknowledge the central importance of science and technology in delivering economic growth and more efficient public services
27 September 2022
Inquiry launched into access to emergency services
The House of Lords Public Services Committee launches an inquiry into access to emergency services
22 September 2022
Service for the commencement of Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The King, Royal Family and members of the UK legislatures attend service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury
14 September 2022
The Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II took place in Westminster Hall from Wednesday 14 to Monday 19 September 2022
14 September 2022
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Committee news

Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill release Easy read survey
Committee issues an Easy read survey to inform its scrutiny of the draft mental health bill
30 September 2022
Treasury Committee calls for OBR forecast and Chancellor’s statement to be brought forward
Treasury Committee writes to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
30 September 2022
Government must act to boost future saving rate and scheme enrolment or risk inadequate retirements for pensioners, MPs warn
Committee publishes report on Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
30 September 2022
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Carbon assessments of buildings and targets to boost low carbon construction could come within years
Government responds to the Committee's report on sustainability of the built environment
30 September 2022
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Bill news

Call for written evidence: Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill
Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill, which is currently passing through Parliament? If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee which is going to consider this Bill.
08 September 2022
Call for written evidence: Financial Services and Markets Bill
Call for written evidence: Financial Services and Markets Bill
08 September 2022
Lords continues detailed check of Energy Bill
Carbon capture, use of hydrogen and gas storage in the spotlight as members start detailed examination. Catch up
08 September 2022
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Lords examines Social Housing (Regulation) Bill
Members discuss energy efficiency, homelessness and more in line by line check. Catch up
07 September 2022
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

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House of Lords Podcast: protecting children and the Union
We speak to Baroness Kidron about her work protecting children online and to Baroness Taylor of Bolton and Lord Dunlop about strengthening the Union.
28 January 2022
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
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Scotland

Are firearms licensing regulations adequate? Scottish Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
Are firearms licensing regulations adequate? Scottish Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
23 September 2022
Service for the commencement of Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The King, Royal Family and members of the UK legislatures attend service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury
14 September 2022
Half a million Scots could struggle to access their cash as banks speed up closures to dodge UK Government laws to protect services
Scottish Affairs Committee warns that access to cash in Scotland has been decimated in recent years
11 July 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on Select Committee Statement: Access to Cash in Scotland: Second Report
MPs to hold a debate on Select Committee Statement: Access to Cash in Scotland: Second Report
05 July 2022
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Northern Ireland

Service for the commencement of Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The King, Royal Family and members of the UK legislatures attend service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury
14 September 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill inquiry launched by Lords Committee
New inquiry launched into Northern Ireland Protocol Bill by Lords Committee
30 August 2022
Lords concludes scrutiny of Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill
Bill reaches final stage in the Lords. Catch up
14 July 2022
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Experts on international law questioned on Northern Ireland Protocol legality
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee examines Brexit and the Northern Ireland Protocol
24 June 2022
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Wales

Service for the commencement of Lying-in-State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The King, Royal Family and members of the UK legislatures attend service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury
14 September 2022
Beth yw dyfodol darlledu gwasanaeth cyhoeddus yng Nghymru wrth i’r cyhoedd droi at wasanaethau ffrydio? ASau’n lansio ymchwiliad newydd
Beth yw dyfodol darlledu gwasanaeth cyhoeddus yng Nghymru wrth i’r cyhoedd droi at wasanaethau ffrydio? ASau’n lansio ymchwiliad newydd
19 July 2022
What is the future for public service broadcasting in Wales as the public turns towards streaming services? MPs launch new inquiry
What is the future for public service broadcasting in Wales as the public turns towards streaming services? MPs launch new inquiry
19 July 2022
Cyn-Bennaeth Materion Twristiaeth VisitBritain ac academyddion yn rhoi tystiolaeth i ASau ar Gymru fel cyrchfan twristiaeth byd-eang
Former Head of Tourism Affairs at VisitBritain and academics to give evidence to MPs
15 July 2022
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