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Coming up in the Commons: 12-16 July

9 July 2021

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We’ve put together a list of highlights to keep you on top of the legislation, debates and questions coming up in the Commons.

For a complete list of questions and updates on urgent questions and statements see the Order of Business on the day or the Question Book for questions in advance.

Monday 12 July

The House will sit from 2.30pm on Monday, starting with questions to Home Office ministers.

There will be the following Ministerial statement:

  1. Sajid Javid – Covid-19 update

Main business will begin with the second reading of the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill.

Westminster Hall

Tuesday 13 July

The House will sit from 11.30am on Tuesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid.

Main business will begin with the remaining stages of the Armed Forces Bill.

MPs will also consider: 

Westminster Hall

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Tuesday

Wednesday 14 July

The House will sit from 11.30am on Wednesday, starting with questions to the President of COP26, Alok Sharma.

Prime Minister’s Questions will take place at 12 noon. 

There will be the following ministerial statements:

  1. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis - Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past 
  2. Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps - Transport Decarbonisation 

There will also be the following urgent questions:

  1. Nick Thomas-Symonds - To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make a statement on the prevalence of racist abuse on social media. 

Main business will begin with the second reading of the Health and Care Bill.

Westminster Hall

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Wednesday

Thursday 15 July

The House will sit from 9.30am on Thursday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss.

Business questions to the Leader of the House will follow.

There will be the following urgent question:

  1. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown - To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a statement on the sale of the Newport Wafer Fab semiconductors plant in Duffryn, Newport, to the Chinese-owned firm Nexperia. 

Main business will begin with Backbench Business debates on:

  • Northern Ireland Protocol
  • Beijing Winter Olympics and Chinese Government sanctions
Westminster Hall

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Thursday

Friday 16 July

The House is not sitting on Friday.