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This week in the Commons: 5-8 September 2017

8 September 2017 (updated on 8 September 2017)

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This week in the House of Commons MPs debated The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, knife crime, the BBC and more.  

Legislation: Government Bills

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill had the first day of its Second Reading in the Commons on 7 September, it will return for day two of its Second Reading on 11 September. 

The Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill had its Committee and Report Stage, as well as Third Reading in the Commons this week. It has now been presented to the House of Lords and will have its Second Reading on 9 October.

Urgent Questions and Statements

This week Urgent Questions were asked on:

There were also Ministerial Statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 6 September MPs asked the Prime Minister Questions about zero hours contracts, the public sector pay cap and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 5 September and Wednesday 6 September.

See the Parliamentary Calendar to find out what was debated:

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