This week in the Commons: 14 June 2019

14 June 2019

This week in the House of Commons MPs debated TV licenses, Grenfell, Hong Kong, climate change and more.

Legislation: Government Bills

National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill: remaining stages

This Bill passed its report stage and third reading in the House of Commons on Monday 10 June. The Bill will now be considered by the House of Lords.

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 urgent questions were asked on: 

There were four ministerial statements this week:

Prime Minister's Questions

In her first PMQs since standing down as Leader of the Conservative Party, Prime Minister Theresa May took questions on UK industrial strategy, Brexit and more.

Watch PMQs from this week:

Opposition day debates

On Wednesday 12 June MPs debated a Business of the House motion relating to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union), inequality and social mobility, and discrimination in sport. The subjects for debate were chosen by the Labour Party:

E-petitions debates

On Monday 10 June in the Westminster Hall Chamber, MPs debated access to Orkambi and other drugs for people with cystic fibrosis:

Backbench business debates

This week MPs took part in three 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 this week. 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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