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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.

Latest news

The latest news from across UK Parliament.

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

Report: Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Women in the Armed Forces from Recruitment to Civilian Life
Defence Sub-Committee on Women in the Armed Forces publishes report
25 July 2021
House of Commons rises for summer recess
The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 22 June for recess, and will next sit on Monday 6 September at 2.30pm
23 July 2021
Impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales to be explored by MPs
Welsh Affairs Committee launches economic and cultural impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales inquiry
23 July 2021
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Rule of law themes from the scrutiny of COVID-19 Regulations
The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has today published its First Special Report of 2021-22
23 July 2021
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Lords news

UK's battery strategy risks going flat, says Lords Committee
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee publishes its report 'Battery strategy goes flat: Net-zero target at risk'
27 July 2021
Boost action and diplomacy to protect nature, Committee tell government
Environment and Climate Change Committee publishes letter to the Government on COP15.
26 July 2021
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Rule of law themes from the scrutiny of COVID-19 Regulations
The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has today published its First Special Report of 2021-22
23 July 2021
House of Lords Podcast: at the table with Chloe Mawson
Chloe Mawson, the new Clerk Assistant of the House of Lords, speaks about the role of a clerk, creating new ways of doing business during the pandemic and her hopes for lasting changes to the way we work.
23 July 2021
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Committee news

UK's battery strategy risks going flat, says Lords Committee
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee publishes its report 'Battery strategy goes flat: Net-zero target at risk'
27 July 2021
Boost action and diplomacy to protect nature, Committee tell government
Environment and Climate Change Committee publishes letter to the Government on COP15.
26 July 2021
Report: Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Women in the Armed Forces from Recruitment to Civilian Life
Defence Sub-Committee on Women in the Armed Forces publishes report
25 July 2021
Impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales to be explored by MPs
Welsh Affairs Committee launches economic and cultural impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales inquiry
23 July 2021
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Bill news

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Lords votes on Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill
Members vote on ground rents and financial impact for leaseholders. Catch up
21 July 2021
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Lords continues examination of Skills and Post-16 Education Bill
Members discussed the lifelong loan entitlement and funding of arts and creative provision as detailed scrutiny concluded. Find out more
20 July 2021
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Lords debates private members’ bills
Members discuss elderly social care, organ tourism and environment education. Catch up
19 July 2021
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Lords continues detailed check of Telecommunications (Security) Bill
Members discuss long-term strategy on telecommunications security and resilience and more as line by line examination continues. Catch up
16 July 2021
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

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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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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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Scotland

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BBC's commitment to Scotland – amid shortfall in spending on programmes made in Scotland – to be discussed with MPs
Committee to hear from BBC Scotland on the current media landscape in Scotland
16 July 2021
Renewables inquiry wrapped up with evidence session with Energy Minister
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Energy Minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan
08 July 2021
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Lords debates governance of UK Union
Members discuss Dunlop Review and intergovernmental relations. Learn more
02 July 2021
MPs visit Orkney to see islands’ strengths in renewable energy
The Scottish Affairs Committee visits Orkney for its Renewable Energy in Scotland inquiry
24 June 2021
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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Affairs Chairman responds to UK Government NI Protocol command paper
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee chair has responded to the command paper on the future of the Northern Ireland Protocol published by the Government today.
21 July 2021
Frost to be quizzed on NI Protocol future and Brexit divorce bill
Committee to question Lord Frost on the European Scrutiny Committee on the Northern Ireland Protocol and the Brexit divorce bill
15 July 2021
MPs to hold a debate on a motion relating to the Northern Ireland Protocol
MPs to hold a debate on a motion relating to the Northern Ireland Protocol
13 July 2021
Lord Frost gives evidence to Protocol Committee
Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland takes evidence from Lord Frost
09 July 2021
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Wales

Impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales to be explored by MPs
Welsh Affairs Committee launches economic and cultural impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales inquiry
23 July 2021
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Benefits survey launched by Welsh Affairs Committee
Committee launches a survey to hear about people’s experiences of the benefits system
22 July 2021
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Minister questioned on impact of Australian free trade deal on Wales
The Welsh Affairs Committee takes evidence on the implications for Wales of a free trade deal with Australia
15 July 2021
Upgrades and electrification of Wales’ ageing rail infrastructure should be addressed by UK-Welsh collaboration that would improve services for customers
Committee publish report: Railway Infrastructure in Wales
14 July 2021
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