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The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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February 2021

Read all the UK Parliament news for February 2021.

Total results 159 (page 3 of 11)
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 23 February 2021
The Petitions Committee considered all e-petitions which had reached over 10,000 signatures and a Government response, petitions with over 100,000 signatures and petitions that were relevant to already scheduled debates.
23 February 2021
Foreign and Development Secretary writes to IDC following recent evidence session
International Development Committee publishes correspondence from the Foreign Secretary
23 February 2021
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Chair urges Cabinet not to shy away from scrutiny
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee has criticised the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Michael Gove, for not doing more to ensure that policy decisions on covid-19 were open to scrutiny.
23 February 2021
Scotland Minister questioned on Erasmus+ replacement, Brexit and pandemic impact on Scottish universities
The Scottish Affairs Committee will quiz Scotland Minister Iain Stewart on the implications of the pandemic and Brexit for Scotland’s universities.
23 February 2021
Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission to meet candidate for Electoral Commission chair
Committee to hold a public meeting with John Pullinger CB, proposed candidate for Chair of the Electoral Commission
23 February 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 9 February 2021
The Committee has considered e-petitions which has reached over 10,000 signatures and a Government response, petitions with over 100,000 signatures, and petitions that were relevant to scheduled debates.
23 February 2021
MPs to discuss petition relating to TV licensing
MPs to discuss a petition relating to TV licensing in the latest e-petition session scheduled by the Petitions Committee
23 February 2021
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Fixed Penalty Notices and Protest during long lockdown examined by MPs
The Joint Committee on Human Rights will hear from legal experts and police representatives about how the pandemic is currently being policed.
23 February 2021
The newly established Independent Expert Panel publishes its first case
The newly established Independent Expert Panel has published its first case, which has dismissed allegations against the former Member for Aberdeen South, Mr Ross Thomson
23 February 2021
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Access to pension savings inquiry launched
The Work and Pensions Committee investigates access to pension savings in the second part of its broad inquiry into the impact of the pension freedoms and the protection of savers
23 February 2021
Post-Brexit Channel Tunnel sovereignty and safety solutions recommended
Committee publish report - Brexit: The future operation of the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link
23 February 2021
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Ken Skates a Syr Peter Hendy yn rhoi tystiolaeth ar seilwaith y rheilffyrdd yng Nghymru
Mae Pwyllgor Materion Cymru yn archwilio pynciau gan gynnwys cyflwr y buddsoddiad yn system reilffordd Cymru
22 February 2021
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Ken Skates and Sir Peter Hendy to give evidence on Welsh rail infrastructure
The Welsh Affairs Committee examines topics including the state of investment in the Welsh railway system
22 February 2021
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Lawyers questioned on courts and legal aid during the pandemic
The Justice Committee examines the capacity of the courts in England and Wales to dispense justice and on the future of the legal aid system
22 February 2021
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Committee examines report on the economics of biodiversity
The Environmental Audit Committee discuss Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta’s recent report
22 February 2021
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