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This week in the Commons: Friday 30 November

30 November 2018


This week in the Commons, MPs debated the remaining stages of the Offensive Weapons Bill, relations between Russia and the Ukraine and took part in a debate on education standards. The Prime Minister also made a statement on leaving the EU.


Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill

This Bill passed its second reading without a division and has now been committed to a Public Bill Committee. The Committee is expected to conclude on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Offensive Weapons Bill

The remaining stages of this Bill were debated on Wednesday 28 November 2018. It passed third reading without a division.

Legislation: Private Members Bills

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

Urgent questions and ministerial statements

This week three MPs asked urgent questions to ministers.

The Government made one statement this week.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 28 November MPs asked the Prime Minister questions on the withdrawal agreement, Brexit, the economy and the publication of legal advice for Brexit.

Watch PMQs from this week:

General debates

MPs took part in two general debates this week:

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November. 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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