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This week in the Commons: Friday 7 December 2018

7 December 2018

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This week in the Commons, MPs spent three days debating the 'meaningful vote' which is anticipated on Tuesday 11 December. Their was also a statement on the 2018 G20 Summit, and the second reading of the Crime Bill. 


Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill

This Bill passed its second reading without a division and has now been committed to a Public Bill Committee. The Committee is expected to conclude on Tuesday 18 December 2018.

'Meaningful Vote' debates

This week MPs began the debates preceding the 'meaningful vote' on the withdrawal agreement and future framework negotiated by the Government. On Tuesday 4 December MPs debated the Business Motion and passed it, before conducting day two of the debate on Wednesday 5 December, and day three on Thursday 6 December.

Urgent questions and ministerial statements

This week in the Commons their were two ministerial statements and no urgent questions.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 5 December MPs asked the Prime Minister questions on the withdrawal agreement, Brexit legal advice, poverty in the UK and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 3, Tuesday 4, Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 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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