This week in the Commons: 4 May 2018

04 May 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Windrush generation, the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill

The remaining Commons stages of the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill took place in the Commons on Monday 30 April. The Bill passed its Third Reading and will now be considered by the House of Lords.

Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill

The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill had its Committee and remaining Commons stages on Monday 30 April. The Bill passed its Third Reading without amendment.

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill

The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill had its remaining Commons stages on Tuesday 1 May. A number of amendments were made to the Bill at Report Stage and the Bill then passed Third Reading. The Bill 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:

Urgent Questions and statements

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

There were also two ministerial statements this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 2 May 2018 MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary, school funding and more. 

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 2 May, MPs debated a Labour motion on the Windrush generation in the House of Commons.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 3 May, 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 30 April, Tuesday 1 May, Wednesday 2 May and Thursday 3 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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