This week in the Commons: 12-16 September 2016

16 September 2016

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Wales Bill, Digital Economy Bill, and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Wales Bill

The Bill was considered at Report Stage and Third Reading on Monday 12 September, and was passed without a division.

The Bill now progresses to the House of Lords for further consideration.

Digital Economy Bill

The Bill was considered at Second Reading on Tuesday 13 September 2016, and was passed without a division. MPs will next consider the Bill in a Public Bill Committee.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

One Private Members' Bill was introduced to the House following a Ten Minute Rule Motion this week:

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were three Ministerial Statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 14 September 2016, MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about grammar schools, the UK's membership of the EU, and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

E-petitions debates

On Monday 12 September, in the Westminster Hall Chamber, MPs debated an e-petition relating to South Korea and the dog meat trade.

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 14 September, MPs debated NHS sustainability and transformation plans in the House of Commons. This subject was chosen by the Opposition.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 15 September 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 Monday 12, Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September. 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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