This week in the Commons: 26 October 2017

27 October 2017

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, social care, global LGBT rights and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Monday 23 October and has been sent to Public Bill Committee for detailed examination and evidence gathering.

Smart Meters Bill

The Smart Meters Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Tuesday 24 October and has been sent to Public Bill Committee for detailed examination and evidence gathering.

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 was also one Ministerial Statement this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 25 October MPs asked the Prime minister questions about Universal Credit, the minimum wage and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 25 October MPs debated social care and supported housing in the House of Commons.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 26 October 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 24, Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October. 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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