This week in the Commons: 13 October 2017

13 October 2017

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the European Union (Approvals) Bill, the Finance Bill, the Race Disparity Audit and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

The European Union (Approvals) Bill

The European Union (Approvals) Bill was debated in a Committee of the whole House on 10 October. The Bill passed without amendment and was subsequently read a third time and was passed again. The Bill will now be considered in the House of Lords.

The Finance Bill

The Finance Bill was debated in a Committee of the whole House on 11 October. The House divided on a number of amendments to the Bill, and debate will resume on the Committee stage on 17 October.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week three Urgent Questions were asked:

There were also six Ministerial Statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 11 October MPs asked the Prime Minister Questions about Universal Credit, BAE Systems, vaccinations against Meningitis B and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

General debates

MPs took part in three General Debates in the House of Commons Chamber this week.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October.

See the Parliamentary Calendar to find out what was 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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