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Timetable for election of Chair of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee announced
Nominations open Wednesday May 11 and will close at noon on Tuesday 24 May 2022
11 May 2022
Committee chooses Interim Chair
Geraint Davies MP will chair meetings of the Committee until a new substantive Chair is elected by the House.
11 May 2022
Parliament view from South Bank
Launching Committee Corridor – a new podcast from the House of Commons
Committee Corridor - a brand new podcast exploring the work of Select Committees - launches on May 12, 2022
11 May 2022
The Prince of Wales reads the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords
State Opening of Parliament 2022
The State Opening of Parliament marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen's Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the 2022-23 session, outlining proposed policies and legislation. Find out more
10 May 2022
Black Rod knocking on the door of the House of Commons Chamber
Coming up in the Commons 9-13 May 2022
Find out what’s coming up in the House of Commons Chamber 9-13 May 2022
09 May 2022
Tom Pursglove questioned on Rwanda asylum deal
Committee to hold a one-off session examining the Government’s asylum deal with Rwanda
09 May 2022
Support organisations and charities questioned on health assessments for benefits
Work and Pensions Committee examines the assessment processes for health-related benefits
09 May 2022
MPs quiz experts on how to tackle inflation
Committee will seek experts’ views on how to tackle inflation
09 May 2022
Commons and Overseas Territories Speakers’ Conference 2022 Communiqué
06 May 2022
Goldacre recommendations on use of NHS health data to be examined by MPs
Committee to take evidence from Professor Ben Goldacre
06 May 2022
Committee takes evidence on Government’s proposals to tackle SLAPPs
MPs to explore the case for reform to tackle strategic lawsuits against public participation
06 May 2022
MPs to examine challenges to train more doctors to tackle NHS workforce crisis
Health and Social Care Committee continues Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care inquiry
06 May 2022
Australia free trade deal examined by MPs
Committee to take evidence on the free trade deal the UK signed with Australia in December 2021
06 May 2022
MPs to examine impact of pornography industry on attitudes to women and girls
Committee to hold the first evidence session exploring the impact of pornography on attitudes towards women and girls
06 May 2022
Minister questioned on reducing plastic waste
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee session examines issues including recycling rates and other government targets
05 May 2022
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