This week in the Commons: 12 January 2018

12 January 2018

As the House returned for the first week of 2018 and the Prime Minister reshuffled her ministers, MPs debated the NHS winter crisis, defence, the Trade Bill and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill

The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Monday 8 January.

Trade Bill

The Trade Bill had its Second Reading in the Commons on Tuesday 9 January.

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 oral ministerial statement:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 10 December MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the NHS, Brexit, housing and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Opposition Day debates

On Wednesday 10 January MPs debated the NHS winter crisis in the House of Commons, in the first of two debates to take place on subjects chosen by the Opposition. The second Opposition debate was on rail franchising.

Backbench Business debates

On Thursday 11 January in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in a debate scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 January. 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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