This week in the Commons: 23 February 2018

23 February 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Finance (No. 2) Bill, the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill

The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Tuesday 20 February 2018 and has been sent to Public Bill Committee for detailed examination and evidence gathering.

Finance (No. 2) Bill

The Finance (No. 2) Bill had its remaining stages in the Commons on Wednesday 21 February and has passed to the House of Lords.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

Two Private Members' Bills were introduced to the House following Ten Minute Rule Motions this week.

On Friday 23 February, MPs debated the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill and the Overseas Electors Bill, both Bills passed their Second Reading.

Urgent Questions and statements

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

There were four oral ministerial statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 21 February 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about Brexit, air quality and more.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 22 February 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 20, Wednesday 21 January and Thursday 22 February. 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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