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This week in the Commons: 20 January 2020

24 January 2020


This week in the Commons, MPs voted to approve the Queen's Speech, held a general debate on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry's Phase I Report and asked the Prime Minister questions on Universal Credit, devolution and Northern Rail.

Queen's Speech

On Monday 20 January, MPs voted to approve the Queen's Speech by 334 votes to 247. All four proposed amendments were voted down.

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase I Report

On Tuesday 21 January 2020, MPs took part in a general debate on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry's Phase 1 Report in the House of Commons.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 22 January, MPs asked the Prime Minister about Universal Credit, in-work poverty, devolution, Northern Rail, quarrying, protecting waterways and more.

Urgent Questions and Statements

There were two statements on:

There was one urgent question on:

Withdrawal Agreement Bill

The Withdrawal Agreement Bill returned from the Lords. MPs voted against all the proposed Lords' amendments. On Thursday 23 January 2020, the Bill gained Royal Assent.

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