This week in the Commons: 24 February 2020
28 February 2020
This week the Commons returned from recess. The Chamber saw PMQS as well as statements on the proposed points-based immigration system, flooding, Coronavirus and more.
Prime Minister's Questions
On Wednesday 26 February 2020, the Prime Minister was asked about flooding, immigration, traveller sites and more.Catch up with the full Prime Minister's Questions:
- Read our summary
- Watch on YouTube
- Watch in British Sign Language
- Read in Hansard
- Listen on SoundCloud
Urgent questions and Statements
This week in the Commons there were 6 statements and 1 urgent question.
- Points-based immigration system
- Future relationship with the EU
- Rough sleeping
- Child protection
The Environment Bill passed its second reading on Wednesday 26 February 2020. The Bill will next be debated at Committee stage.
The Hong Kong Ten Minute Rule Bill was presented by Alistair Carmichael MP on 25 February.
The Workers (Definition and Rights) Ten Minute Rule Bill was presented by Chris Stephens MP on 26 February.
Rediscovery of secret doorway
A secret doorway, created for the procession to the Coronation banquet of Charles II, has been rediscovered in the House of Commons.
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Image: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor