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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.

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

Committee calls for evidence for two inquiries
The Home Affairs Committee publishes two calls for evidence for Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 and post-transition management of the border inquiries
19 January 2021
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Facebook, Google, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter questioned on Online Harms
The Home Affairs Committee explores the use of social media by organised crime groups to facilitate illegal activity
19 January 2021
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Committee gets early sight of criminal justice system report
Committee to question Chief Inspectors of the CPS, Probation, Prisons, and Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services
18 January 2021
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Facebook, Sky News and Reuters questioned on data transparency and accountability
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee examines how traditional and new media outlets use data to report on Covid-19
18 January 2021
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Lords news

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Lords debates Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
Members discuss key purpose and principles
19 January 2021
Lords examines Trade Bill at third reading
Members discuss devolved administrations and economic impact of COVID-19
19 January 2021
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Lords debates non-domestic ratings bills
Members discuss accessibility, environment and privatisation of services
19 January 2021
BBC soft power, G7 and more in Lords questions
Members continue to question government action Monday 18 to Thursday 21
19 January 2021
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Committee news

Committee calls for evidence for two inquiries
The Home Affairs Committee publishes two calls for evidence for Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 and post-transition management of the border inquiries
19 January 2021
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Facebook, Google, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter questioned on Online Harms
The Home Affairs Committee explores the use of social media by organised crime groups to facilitate illegal activity
19 January 2021
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Committee gets early sight of criminal justice system report
Committee to question Chief Inspectors of the CPS, Probation, Prisons, and Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services
18 January 2021
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Facebook, Sky News and Reuters questioned on data transparency and accountability
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee examines how traditional and new media outlets use data to report on Covid-19
18 January 2021
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Bill news

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Lords debates Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
Members discuss key purpose and principles
19 January 2021
Lords examines Trade Bill at third reading
Members discuss devolved administrations and economic impact of COVID-19
19 January 2021
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Lords debates non-domestic ratings bills
Members discuss accessibility, environment and privatisation of services
19 January 2021
Coming up in the Commons: 18-22 January
Wondering what's happening this week in the House of Commons? From bills to oral questions, our business highlights will keep you on top of everything coming up in the Chamber.
15 January 2021
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

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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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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Scotland

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MPs seek views on benefits and allowances
Committee launches a survey asking people about their experience with the benefits system
07 December 2020
Future of Scottish research funding post-Brexit to be considered by MPs
Committee will question senior officials from the Universities of Strathclyde, Glasgow and Abertay
04 December 2020
Academics questioned on Scottish university research
The Scottish Affairs Committee examines the position of Scottish university research within the wider UK research landscape
23 November 2020
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Government Ministers to give evidence on Internal Market Bill
UK and Scottish Government Ministers to give evidence on the Internal Market Bill
16 November 2020
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Northern Ireland

MPs to consider implications of EU-UK trade deal on UK-Ireland security co-operation
Committee to question a panel of criminal justice experts on the implications of the EU-UK trade deal
08 January 2021
Brexit and the Northern Ireland Protocol examined with representatives of key industries
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee take stock of Northern Ireland Protocol impact on business
05 January 2021
Barriers to citizenship for NI residents scrutinised
Committee launch new inquiry on Citizenship and Passport Processes in Northern Ireland
18 December 2020
Government officials to be quizzed on Brexit preparedness
Officials from HMRC and the Cabinet Office questioned on IT, VAT and business preparedness for when the Northern Ireland Protocol takes effect at the end of the year
30 November 2020
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Wales

Buddsoddiad yn seilwaith rheilffyrdd Cymru: ASau yn holi arbenigwyr
Bydd buddsoddiad yn seilwaith rheilffyrdd Cymru ac effaith Covid ar wasanaethau teithwyr yn cael eu harchwilio gan y Pwyllgor Materion Cymreig
18 January 2021
Rail infrastructure investment in Wales: MPs to question experts’ views
Investment in Welsh railway infrastructure and the impact of Covid on passenger services will be scrutinised by the Welsh Affairs Committee
18 January 2021
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ASau yn ystyried effaith y rhaglen ‘Kickstart’ yng Nghymru
MPs to examine measures to tackle youth unemployment in Wales in a one-off evidence session
08 December 2020
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MPs to consider impact of the Kickstart programme in Wales
MPs to examine measures to tackle youth unemployment in Wales in a one-off evidence session
08 December 2020
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