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The State Opening of Parliament 

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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Children and families

Children and families news from UK Parliament.

Total results 239 (page 15 of 16)
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MPs debate domestic abuse victims in family law courts
On 15 September MPs took part in a Chamber debate on domestic abuse victims in family law courts
07 September 2016
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MPs debate the missing Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria
On 8 September MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on the missing Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria.
01 August 2016
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Unaccompanied child migrants failed by EU Member States
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee published report on unaccompanied migrant children on 26 July 2016
26 July 2016
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Online safety and psychology experts give evidence
Communications Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 19 July at 3.30pm
18 July 2016
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Too much information? Lords to investigate children and the internet
Communications Committee launches new inquiry into children and the internet
18 July 2016
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Families must be assured of access when free childcare extended
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the providing of 15 hours of free childcare
15 June 2016
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Creation of social work regulator is matter for Parliament not ministers
Constitution Committee publishes report on the Children and Social Work Bill
09 June 2016
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Sexual harassment and violence in schools discussed with experts
Women and Equalities Committee holds roundtable session with experts working in schools across the country
06 June 2016
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Nick Boles questioned on pregnancy and maternity discrimination
Women and Equalities Committee examine the Government's commitment to tackling pregnancy and maternity discrimination
23 May 2016
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Debate on the effect of universal credit on children
On 10 May MPs took part in a Chamber debate on the effect of universal credit on children
06 May 2016
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DfE officials questioned on Government's social work reform
Education Committee questions Minister and Chief Social Worker
03 May 2016
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Up to 21,000 pregnant women leave jobs because of safety risks
Women and Equalities Committee examines pregnancy and maternity discrimination, employees' rights and employers' responsibilities
25 April 2016
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Government ministers give evidence on unaccompanied minors
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence on 20 April at 10.30am
14 April 2016
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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination examined
Women and Equalities Committee questions charities on pregnancy and maternity discrimination
22 March 2016
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Social work reform: children services and charity representatives questioned
Education Committee hears on the Government's strategy for children's social workers
21 March 2016
Total results 239 (page 15 of 16)