Legislation: Government Bills
Children and Social Work Bill
The Children and Social Work Bill passed Second Reading on 5 December 2016. MPs will next consider the Bill in a Public Bill Committee which is scheduled to conclude by 17 January 2017, but could finish earlier.
Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill
Both the Report stage and Third Reading of the Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill took place on Tuesday 6 December in the House of Commons.
The Bill passed Third Reading without a division and is now expected to progress to the House of Lords.
Urgent Questions and Statements
This week Urgent Questions were asked on:
There were no Ministerial Statements this week.
Prime Minister's Questions
On Wednesday 7 December, MPs asked the Leader of the House, standing in place of the Prime Minister, questions about the UK's membership of the customs union, Southern Rail, Jobcentre closures, and more.
Watch PMQs from this week:
Opposition day debates
On Wednesday 7 December, MPs debated the Government's plan for Brexit in the House of Commons. This subject was chosen by the Opposition.
Backbench business debates
On Thursday 8 December in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two general debates which had been scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee.
Westminster Hall debates
Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 December. See the Parliamentary calendar to find out what subjects were debated.
News from Parliamentary Select Committees, including the publication of reports and details of inquiries and evidence sessions are also available online.
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