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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.

House of Commons rises for Whitsun recess
The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 26 May for Whitsun recess and will next sit on Monday 6 June at 2.30pm
27 May 2022
Statement from the Director of the ICGS
A number of media reports have alleged there are 56 Members currently under investigation by the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme (ICGS) for sexual misconduct. The Director of the ICGS would like to state on the record that this figure is incorrect.
27 May 2022
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Scottish Affairs Committee receives Government response on its immigration report
Government responds to Scottish Affairs Committee report on Immigration and Scotland
27 May 2022
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Council tax collection – Levelling-Up Committee begins inquiry - Monday 6 June
LUHC examines the practices employed by local authorities to collect council tax arrears
27 May 2022
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Lords begins line by line examination of Schools Bill
Members consider ministers' powers, financial transparency and a review of home education policy. Find out more
27 May 2022
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Business Committee launches UK labour market inquiry
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee launches new inquiry into UK’s labour market
27 May 2022
Government has no evidence £hundreds of billions of spending is working
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the use of evaluation and modelling in government
27 May 2022
Spring Session of NATO Parliamentary Assembly to focus on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
MPs and Peers will be participating in the Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which takes place on 27-30 May in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius.
26 May 2022

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

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Comment: FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final on free to air TV channels
Chair comments on the news that the FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final will be shown on free to air television channels STV, ITV and S4C
27 May 2022
House of Commons rises for Whitsun recess
The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 26 May for Whitsun recess and will next sit on Monday 6 June at 2.30pm
27 May 2022
Ai Wylfa fydd gorsaf ynni niwclear nesaf y DU? ASau yn lansio ymchwiliad newydd
Committee launches a new inquiry looking at Nuclear power in Wales
26 May 2022
Victims Bill scrutinised by Justice Committee
Justice Committee launches a new inquiry scrutinising the Government’s draft Victims Bill
26 May 2022
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Lords news

What's on in the Lords 6-9 June
Discover what questions, legislation and debates are coming up in the House of Lords from 6-9 June.
27 May 2022
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Lords begins line by line examination of Schools Bill
Members consider ministers' powers, financial transparency and a review of home education policy. Find out more
27 May 2022
Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill in the Lords
Members of the Lords will discuss the main principles and purpose of the Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill
26 May 2022
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House of Lords debates Procurement Bill at second reading
Members debate transparency and treatment of suppliers and support for SMEs. Catch up
26 May 2022
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Committee news

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Comment: FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final on free to air TV channels
Chair comments on the news that the FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final will be shown on free to air television channels STV, ITV and S4C
27 May 2022
Ai Wylfa fydd gorsaf ynni niwclear nesaf y DU? ASau yn lansio ymchwiliad newydd
Committee launches a new inquiry looking at Nuclear power in Wales
26 May 2022
Victims Bill scrutinised by Justice Committee
Justice Committee launches a new inquiry scrutinising the Government’s draft Victims Bill
26 May 2022
Could Wylfa be the UK’s next nuclear power station? MPs launch new inquiry
Committee launches a new inquiry looking at Nuclear power in Wales
26 May 2022
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Bill news

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Lords begins line by line examination of Schools Bill
Members consider ministers' powers, financial transparency and a review of home education policy. Find out more
27 May 2022
Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill in the Lords
Members of the Lords will discuss the main principles and purpose of the Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill
26 May 2022
A woman signing a contract
House of Lords debates Procurement Bill at second reading
Members debate transparency and treatment of suppliers and support for SMEs. Catch up
26 May 2022
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Lords considers Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill
Members discuss key areas of bill. Find out more
25 May 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

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With 30 bank branches set to close across Scotland this year, MPs quiz Treasury Minister on whether Scots will still be able to access their cash
Committee to take evidence from the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen MP
18 May 2022
Streaming giants give evidence on commitment to Scottish production
The Scottish Affairs Committee explores the media landscape in Scotland
11 March 2022
Specialist Adviser vacancy for the Defence in Scotland: military shipbuilding inquiry
Scottish Affairs Committee is inviting applications from individuals for the role of Specialist Adviser
08 March 2022
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Launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
Lord Speaker praises parliamentarians from all four nations for demonstrating 'leadership and unity of purpose' at launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
25 February 2022
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Northern Ireland

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill in the Lords
Members of the Lords will discuss the main principles and purpose of the Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill
26 May 2022
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Social impact of paramilitarism in Northern Ireland to come under spotlight at Committee session
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee to question academic experts on the impact of the presence of paramilitaries in Northern Ireland on the region and its people
13 May 2022
Call for evidence on the follow-up inquiry on the impact of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland
Call for evidence launched on follow-up inquiry on the impact of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland
13 May 2022
Minister questioned on Northern Ireland Protocol and customs check plans
European Scrutiny Committee examines Government plans to disapply the Northern Ireland Protocol
25 April 2022
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Wales

Ai Wylfa fydd gorsaf ynni niwclear nesaf y DU? ASau yn lansio ymchwiliad newydd
Committee launches a new inquiry looking at Nuclear power in Wales
26 May 2022
Could Wylfa be the UK’s next nuclear power station? MPs launch new inquiry
Committee launches a new inquiry looking at Nuclear power in Wales
26 May 2022
How can Wales’ energy grid become net zero ready for the increase of renewable projects?
MPs will explore the implications of grid capacity issues for the energy sector in Wales, and how this impacts Wales' net zero targets
22 April 2022
Transparency needed on corporations purchasing viable farm land for carbon offset schemes to avoid farmers being priced out
Committee publish report on the economic and cultural impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales
07 April 2022
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