This week in the Commons: 20 April 2018

20 April 2018

This week in the House of Commons, MPs debated military action in Syria, the Windrush generation, the gender pay gap and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill

The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons. It will now progress to a Public Bill Committee.

Urgent Questions and statements

This week, three Urgent Questions were asked in the House of Commons:

There was one oral ministerial statement this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 18 April 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the Windrush generation, malaria and more. 

Emergency debates

On Monday 16 April and Tuesday 17 April, in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two emergency debates on

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 19 April, in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two general 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 16 April, Tuesday 17 April, Wednesday 18 April and Thursday 19 April 2018. 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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