This week in the Commons: 6-10 June 2016

10 June 2016

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Investigatory Powers Bill, BBC White Paper, disability employment gap, carers and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Investigatory Powers Bill

MPs debated the remaining stages of the Investigatory Powers Bill on Monday 6 June and Tuesday 7 June. The Bill passed Third Reading on Tuesday 7 June. The Bill will now be considered by the House of Lords.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There was one Ministerial Statement this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 8 June, MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about voter registration, employment rights, the European Union and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

E-petitions debates

On Monday 6 June, in the Westminster Hall Chamber, MPs debated e-petition 109702 relating to restricting the use of fireworks.

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 8 June, MPs debated the BBC White Paper and the disability employment gap in the House of Commons. These subjects were chosen by the Opposition.

General debates

On Thursday 9 June in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in a general debate on carers. The subject for debate was recommended by the Backbench Business Committee.

Secondary legislation

On Thursday 9 June, MPs approved the draft European Union Referendum (Voter Registration) Regulations 2016.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 6, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 June. See the Parliamentary calendar to find out what subjects were debated.

Select Committees

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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