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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.

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
MPs to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
05 December 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
MPs to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
05 December 2022
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MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
05 December 2022
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MPs to debate the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Cancer services, and the Government response
MPs to debate the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Cancer services, and the Government response
05 December 2022
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Lords news

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss rules regarding appointment of Northern Ireland ministers as draft legislation set to become law. Catch up
06 December 2022
Children and Families Act 2014: an example of inadequate implementation
The Children and Families Act 2014 Committee publishes its report, Children and Families Act 2014: A failure of implementation.
06 December 2022
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Private members' bills in the Lords in the 2022-23 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2022-23 session of Parliament
05 December 2022
Lords debates BBC World Service
Members debate the importance of the BBC World Service and the impact of cuts to its services. Catch up
02 December 2022
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Committee news

Children and Families Act 2014: an example of inadequate implementation
The Children and Families Act 2014 Committee publishes its report, Children and Families Act 2014: A failure of implementation.
06 December 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
MPs to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
05 December 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
MPs to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
05 December 2022
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MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
05 December 2022
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Bill news

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss rules regarding appointment of Northern Ireland ministers as draft legislation set to become law. Catch up
06 December 2022
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Private members' bills in the Lords in the 2022-23 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2022-23 session of Parliament
05 December 2022
Lords debates National Security Bill
Members discuss draft law to update UK security measures to deal with modern threats.
02 December 2022
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Lords continues detailed scrutiny of Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill
Members discuss changes to the draft law. Learn more
02 December 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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What does the future of military shipbuilding look like for Scotland?
What does the future of military shipbuilding look like for Scotland?
10 November 2022
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Government acknowledges importance of cash for millions, but confirms no new steps to improve access or monitor cash acceptance levels across the UK
Government acknowledges importance of cash for millions, but confirms no new steps to improve access or monitor cash acceptance levels across the UK
19 October 2022
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
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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss rules regarding appointment of Northern Ireland ministers as draft legislation set to become law. Catch up
06 December 2022
Lords debates Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill
Members discuss draft law for new commission on the Northern Ireland Troubles. Catch up
24 November 2022
Committee writes to Foreign Secretary with findings of its inquiry into Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
The House of Lords Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/ Northern Ireland writes to the Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, with findings of its inquiry into the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill.
22 November 2022
Lords completes committee stage of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
Members discuss the extent of ministerial power, the position of the negotiations with the EU, the European Court (CJEU) and more. Catch up
08 November 2022
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Wales

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Private members' bills in the Lords in the 2022-23 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2022-23 session of Parliament
05 December 2022
Y Prif Weinidog Mark Drakeford i ymddangos gerbron ASau
Y Prif Weinidog Mark Drakeford i ymddangos gerbron ASau
24 November 2022
First Minister Mark Drakeford to appear before MPs
First Minister Mark Drakeford to appear before the Welsh Affairs Committee
24 November 2022
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Minister questioned on floating offshore wind 
Welsh Affairs Committee examines the role of the Crown Estate in delivering FLOW in the Celtic Sea
17 November 2022
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