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This week in the Commons: 20 July - 24 July

24 July 2020

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This week in the Commons, MPs approved the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill and the Trade Bill. The House adjourned on 22 July for Summer recess and will return on 1 September.

Prime Minister's Questions

During PMQs MPs questioned the Prime Minister about a report by the Intelligence and Security Committee on Russia; Scottish independence and more.

Statement and Urgent Questions

This week there were four statements and three urgent questions.


Urgent questions

Bills and legislation

On Monday 20 July, MPs approved the Trade Bill. It will now be considered in the House of Lords. Watch the debate.

On Tuesday 21 July, MPs approved the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill. It will now be considered in the House of Lords. Watch the debate.

MPs also considered and passed Lords amendments to the Business and Planning Bill. It received Royal Assent on 22 July. Watch the debate.

General Debate

On Wednesday 22 July, MPs held a general debate on matters to be raised before the summer recess. Watch the debate.

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