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Coming up in the Commons: 15-19 March 2021

12 March 2021

The Speaker of the House of Commons sat in the Chair in the House of Commons Chamber

We’ve put together a list of highlights to keep you on top of the legislation, debates and questions coming up this week that you need to know about. 

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 15 March 

The House will sit from 2.30pm on Monday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, Ben Wallace MP.

There will be the following Ministerial Statements:

  1. Home Secretary, Priti Patel MP - Policing and the Prevention of Violence Against Women
  2. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps MP - National Bus Strategy for England

Main business will begin with the second reading of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Day1).

Tuesday 16 March

MPs will meet from 11.30am on Tuesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland MP.

There will be the following Ministerial Statements:

  1. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson - Integrated Review 
  2. Eddie Hughes MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rough Sleeping & Housing) - Levelling Up

Main business will begin with the conclusion of the second reading of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Day 2).

Wednesday 17 March

MPs will meet from 11.30am on Wednesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Wales, Simon Hart MP.

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

Main business will begin with an opposition day debate, on matters to be selected by the SNP.

Thursday 18 March

The House will sit from 9.30am on Thursday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden MP.

This will be followed by questions to the Attorney General, Michael Ellis MP.

There will be the following Ministerial Statements:

  1. Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland MP - Independent Review of Administrative Law Update
  2. Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP - DHSC Update 

Main business will begin with a Backbench Business debate on the UK's commitment to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka, followed by a Backbench Business debate on World Water Day 2021.

Friday 19 March

The House will not be sitting.