This week in the Commons: 22 June 2018

22 June 2018

This week in the House of Commons, MPs debated the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, medicinal cannabis and more.

Legislation: Government bills

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Consideration of Lords amendments for the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill took place in the Commons on Wednesday 20 June. The Commons accepted all but one of the Lords amendments, and the Bill returned to the House of Lords for further 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:

Presentation bills

One bill was introduced under the presentation bill procedure:

Emergency debate

The House of Commons agreed to an application for an emergency debate, made by SNP Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, on Thursday 14 June 2018.

Urgent questions and statements

This week, four urgent questions were asked in the House of Commons:

There were also five ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 20 June 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the Brexit dividend, the US immigration policy and more. 

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 21 June, in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in a general debate scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 18 June, Tuesday 19 June, Wednesday 20 June and Thursday 21 June 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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