This week in the Commons: 26 July 2019

26 July 2019

This week in the House of Commons Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the House for the first time, MPs debated abortion, British Steel, body image and mental heal, and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Commons stages

The Bill passed its report stage and third reading in the House of Commons on 22 July 2019 and will be considered by the House of Lords on 10 September 2019.

Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3): Commons stages

The Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) was considered in Legislative Grand Committee and passed it's third reading on 24 July 2019. The Bill will now be sent for Royal Assent.

Legislation: Private Members Bills

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

Urgent questions and ministerial statements

This week the Speaker granted nine urgent questions: 

There were four oral ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 24 July, Theresa May, took her last Prime Minister's Question time session. 

In her final Prime Minister's Questions, many MPs paid tribute to Theresa May and she answered questions on her successor, modern slavery and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

General debates

Body image and mental health

MPs took part in a general debate on body image and mental health on Tuesday 23 July 2019.

The role and sufficiency of youth services

MPs took part in a general debate on the role and sufficiency of youth services on Wednesday 24 July 2019.

E-petitions debates

On Monday 22 July 2019, in the Westminster Hall Chamber, MPs debated an e-petition relating to future trade deals and the National Health Service.

Matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment

This week, MPs took part in a debate on matters to be considered before the forthcoming adjournment.

Westminster Hall debates

Debates on a variety of different subjects also took place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 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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