This week in the Commons: 8 December 2017

08 December 2017

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated Brexit, Universal Credit, prison reform and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

This week saw the continuation of the Committee stage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

The Bill will be scrutinised for three more days in a Committee of the whole House.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

Two Private Members' Bills were introduced to the House following Ten Minute Rule Motions this week:

Urgent Questions and statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were also two Ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 6 December MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about Brexit negotiations, Universal Credit, Israel and more.

Opposition Day debate

On Tuesday 5 December MPs debated Universal Credit project assessment reviews in the House of Commons.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 7 December in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two 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 4, Tuesday 5, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 December. 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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