This week in the Commons: 12 October 2018

12 October 2018

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated the Agriculture Bill, Baby Loss Awareness Week and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Agriculture Bill 2017-2019

The Agriculture Bill had its second reading in the Commons on Wednesday 10 October 2018. The Bill has been sent to Public Bill Committee for detailed examination and evidence gathering.

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 MPs asked urgent questions to ministers on a number of topical subjects: 

There were two ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 10 October MPs asked the Prime Minister questions about austerity, mental health and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Backbench business debates

On Tuesday 9 October in the Commons Chamber, MPs took part in two general debates which had been scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 October. 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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