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Coming up in the Commons: 1-5 March 2021

26 February 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

The House will sit from 2.30pm on Monday, starting with questions to the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson MP.

There will be the following two urgent questions:

  1. Greg Clark MP - To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a Statement on the future of car manufacturing by Vauxhall at Ellesmere Port and the Government’s strategy for battery manufacturing.
  2. Marsha de Cordova MP- To ask the Minister for Equalities if she will make a statement on her second quarterly report to the Prime Minister and Health Secretary on progress to understand and tackle COVID-19 disparities experienced by individuals from an ethnic minority background. 

Main business will start with the consideration of Lords Amendments to the Ministerial and Other Maternity Allowances Bill.

MPs will also consider a number of Statutory Instruments related to electricity, children and young persons, pensions and income tax.

Tuesday

MPs will meet from 11.30am on Tuesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Dominic Raab, MP.

There will be the following urgent question:

  1. Andrew Mitchell MP - To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs if he will make a statement on the levels of funding in aid to Yemen.

There will also be the following ministerial statement:

  1. Matt Hancock – Covid-19 update.

Main business will start with Statutory Instruments related to Social Security.

MPs will also hold a general debate on Covid and the Cultural and Entertainment Sectors.

Wednesday

Proceedings will begin from 11.30am on Wednesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Prime Ministers Questions will take place at 12 noon.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP will also deliver the Budget Statement.

Thursday

The House will sit from 9.30am on Thursday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

There will be the following ministerial statement:

  1. Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab MP – Counter-Daesh update

There will also be questions to Church Commissioners, House of Commons Commission, Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission.

Main business will begin with the continuation of the Budget debate.

Friday

The House will not sit on Friday.