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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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Shipping news from UK Parliament.

Total results 24 (page 1 of 2)
What is the future for net zero shipping and aviation? EAC explores with Ministers
MPs will be hearing more from industry on the development of zero emission flight technologies, and their evaluation of the support from  Government
12 May 2022
Evidence session: Maritime 2050 – objectives, implementation and effects
Maritime 2050 will set out its ambitions for the future of the maritime sector.
10 May 2022
Committee scrutinises the Government’s maritime policy
Transport Committee launches an inquiry into Maritime 2050: Objectives, implementation and effects
01 March 2022
Evidence session - Fuelling the future: motive power and connectivity
The Transport Committee considers how private companies can harness the potential of alternative fuels.
24 February 2022
Disruption to global shipping investigated by International Trade Committee
The International Trade committee holds an evidence session on rising shipping costs
26 November 2021
New inquiry: Road Freight
The Transport Committee looks into the immediate challenges to UK’s road freight supply chain
27 October 2021
House of Lords Thursday debates
Members debate anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, hauliers and the space industry
04 March 2021
MPs to discuss petition relating to the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
MPs to discuss a petition relating to the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
17 February 2021
Many questions to be answered on future UK-EU transport connectivity
EU Internal Market Sub-Committee publishes its report on Brexit and transport
21 May 2019
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Government pressed on no-deal ferry contracts
Urgent question from SNP transport spokesperson Alan Brown
02 May 2019
Lords EU exit regulations: 18 March
Peers discuss law enforcement, merchant shipping and immigration
19 March 2019
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Brexit and transport: where do we stand?
The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee is hearing from the Secretary of State for Transport on 13 March at 3.00pm
11 March 2019
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Emergency debate on no-deal ferry contract
MPs hold an emergency debate on the Government's no-deal ferry contract
05 March 2019
Total results 24 (page 1 of 2)