This week in the Commons: 26 April 2019

26 April 2019

This week the House of Commons returned from Easter recess. They considered the attack in Sri Lanka, Huawei, EU national voter registration and more. 

Legislation: Private Members Bills

A Private Members Bill was introduced to the House following a Ten Minute Rule Motions this week:

Urgent questions and ministerial statements

This week urgent questions were asked on: 

There were three ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

With both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn attending the funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee in Belfast, David Lidington and Emily Thornberry faced each other at Prime Minister's Questions this week.

Find out more about this week's PMQs:

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 24 April MPs debated Local government and social care funding, the subject for debate was chosen by the the Opposition.

Backbench business debates

On Thursday 25 April 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 24, Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 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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