This week in the Commons: 13 July 2018

13 July 2018

This week in the House of Commons, MPs debated the Northern Ireland Budget (No.2) Bill, Universal Credit and more.

Legislation: Government bills

Northern Ireland Budget (No.2) Bill

On Monday 9 July, all stages of the Northern Ireland Budget (No.2) Bill took place. The Bill will now progress to the House of Lords.

On Tuesday 10 July, committee, report and third reading stages of the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill took place. The Bill now progresses to the House of Lords for consideration.

Legislation: private Members' bills

Ten Minute Rule Bills

Two Bills were introduced to the House of Commons this week under the Ten Minute Rule Motion Procedure:

Urgent questions and statements

This week, one urgent question was asked in the House of Commons:

There were also four statements from Government ministers this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 11 July 2018, the Cabinet Minister, David Lidington, stood in for the Prime Minister who was away attending the NATO summit. MPs asked questions about customs arrangements after Brexit, miners pensions and more. 

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 12 July, in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in general debates scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on this week including; family visitor visas and failures in the banking sector. 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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