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Lords continues line by line examination of Health and Care Bill
Members discuss cost effective continuing care and digital transformation of the NHS as detailed check continues. Catch up
27 January 2022
Lords debates Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill
Members discuss key purpose and principles of bill to provide arbitration for outstanding rent debt. Find out more
26 January 2022
Universal Credit and childcare: Work and Pensions Committee holds first oral evidence session
The Committee questions policy specialists, charities and professional organisations in the first oral evidence session in the inquiry.
25 January 2022
Lords concludes examination of' Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill at third reading
House of Lords completes its examination of bill at third reading. Catch up
25 January 2022
Building safety funding inquiry launched
The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee launches a new inquiry into building safety and issues
19 January 2022
Ministers questioned on children living in poverty
Work and Pensions Committee question ministers from DWP, DfE and Home Office
17 January 2022
Lords complete detailed check of National Insurance Contributions Bill
Members discuss zero-rate relief for armed forces veterans as line by line examination concludes. Catch up
11 January 2022
Mass displacement of people on agenda in Lords debate
Members discuss UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ estimate that 82.4 million people are displaced worldwide. Catch up
07 January 2022
Committee to quiz Children’s Commissioner and Ofsted on outcomes for children in residential care
Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, to be questioned
06 January 2022
Webinar: Children in crisis: the role of public services in overcoming child vulnerability
Following publication of the Public Services Committee’s report: Children in crisis: the role of public services in overcoming child vulnerability, we have gathered experts from local authorities and charities to discuss our recommendations and conclusions.
14 December 2021
JCHR examines historic treatment of unmarried mothers in adoption inquiry  
The Committee will examine the adoption practices that led to unmarried mothers putting their child up for adoption.
14 December 2021
High Streets: The Government must learn lessons from Covid to build back better
The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee has published a report on the future of our high streets
10 December 2021
Lords concludes examination of Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
Bill awaits Royal Assent. Catch up
09 December 2021
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