This week in the Commons: 14-17 March 2016

18 March 2016

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Energy Bill, Investigatory Powers Bill, the Budget and more.

Budget statement 2016

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March 2016. The House of Commons debated Budget Resolutions on the 16 and 17 March.

Legislation: Government Bills

Energy Bill

The Energy Bill had its Third Reading in the House of Commons on Monday 14 March 2016. The Bill has now moved to the House of Lords.

Investigatory Powers Bill

The Investigatory Powers Bill had its second reading in the Commons on Tuesday 15 March 2016 and has been sent to Public Bill Committee for detailed examination and evidence gathering.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There was one Ministerial Statement this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 16 March, MPs asked the Prime minister questions about employment, air pollution, clean energy and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 March. 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.

Image: Parliamentary Copyright

Follow @HouseofCommons on Twitter for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber.

More news on: Crime, civil law, justice and rights, Communities and families, Economy and finance, Parliament, government and politics, International affairs, Europe, Parliament, Taxation, Energy and environment, Children and families, Crime, Internet and cybercrime, Terrorism, Children's social services, Economic policy, Public expenditure, Energy, Budget, House of Commons news, Commons news, Russia

Share this page