This week in the Commons: 3 November 2017

03 November 2017

This week in the Commons MPs debated child refugees, Armed Forces Pay, the Finance Bill and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Finance Bill

The Finance Bill had its Remaining Stages in the House of Commons on Tuesday 31 October. It has now proceeded to the House of Lords to be examined.

Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill

The Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Monday 30 October. The Bill has now progressed to Public Bill Committee.

Legislation: Private Members' Bill

The House of Commons sat on Friday 3 November to debate Private Members' Bills.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There was also four Ministerial Statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 1 November MPs asked the Prime minister questions about Universal Credit, the National Living Wage, tax evasion and more.

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 1 November MPs debated Armed Forces pay and Exiting the EU, sectoral impact assessments, in the House of Commons.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 2 November 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 Tuesday 31, Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 October/November. 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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