This week in the Commons: 16 March 2018

16 March 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Spring Statement, the Salisbury incident and more

Legislation: Government Bills

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill was due to have its remaining stages in the Commons on Monday 12 March 2018. However, due to other business in the House on the day the debate has been postponed to a later date.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

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

On Friday 16 March, MPs debated the Refugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill, which passed its Second Reading. The Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill started Second Reading debate but was adjourned.

Urgent Questions and statements

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

There were nine oral ministerial statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 14 March 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about NHS funding, the Spring Statement and more.

General debate

On Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 March in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in a general debate on European Affairs:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 March. 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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