This week in the Commons: 11 May 2018

11 May 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Nuclear Safeguards Bill, the Data Protection Bill and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill

The remaining Commons stages of the Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill took place in the Commons on Tuesday 8 May. The Bill passed its Third Reading and will now be considered by the House of Lords.

Nuclear Safeguards Bill

MPs considered Lords Amendments to the Nuclear Safeguards Bill on Tuesday 8 May 2018. A number of Amendments were agreed to by the House of Commons. The House of Commons disagreed with Lords Amendment 3. The Bill now returns to the Lords.

Data Protection Bill

The Data Protection Bill had its remaining Commons stages on Wednesday 9 May 2018. The Bill passed Third Reading and now returns to the Lords.

Legislation: Private Members' Bills

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

On Friday 11 May, the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill passed its Third Reading in the House of Commons without a division. The Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) Bill started its second reading debate but was adjourned.

Urgent Questions and statements

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

There were also two ministerial statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 9 May 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the Iran Nuclear Deal, Brexit and more. 

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 10 May, in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two 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 Tuesday 8 May, Wednesday 9 May and Thursday 10 May 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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