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Tuesday 22 May 2018

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am
Oral questions

HM Treasury (including Topical Questions)

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Social Justice Commission

Consideration of Lords amendments

If necessary

General debate

Serious Violence Strategy

Consideration of Lords amendments

If necessary

Adjournment

Fuel laundering

Westminster Hall

Time Business
9:30am
Westminster Hall debate

Job losses in the UK automotive industry

11:00am
Westminster Hall debate

Child sexual exploitation and consent to sexual intercourse

2:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Effect of the national funding formula on social mobility

4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate

Somerset county council plans for unitary status

4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate

Persecution of Christians overseas

General Committee

Time Business Venue
9:25am
Public Bill Committee

Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] - 1st sitting

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee

Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] - 2nd sitting

Room 12, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Second Delegated Legislation Committee

Draft Offshore Combustion Installations (Pollution Prevention and Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
9:15am
Oral Evidence Session
Re-appointment of Dr Gertjan Vlieghe to the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee

Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
9:30am
Oral Evidence Session
Devolution and Exiting the EU

Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands Combined Authority
Dr Katy Hayward, Queens University Belfast
Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Ulster University
Professor Jonathan Tonge, University of Liverpool

Room 16, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Oral Evidence Session
Impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health

Matt Blow, Policy and Government Affairs Manager, YoungMinds
Sue Jones, Global Deputy CEO, Ditch the Label
Dustin Hutchinson, Research and Policy Analyst, National Children’s Bureau
Carolyn Bunting, CEO, Internet Matters
Duncan Stephenson, Director of External Affairs and Marketing, Royal Society for Public Health
Amy Orben, Lecturer, British Psychological Society
Dr Lucy Betts, Associate Professor, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Mark Griffiths, Distinguished Professor, Nottingham Trent University
Professor Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research, Oxford Internet Institute

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9:35am
Oral Evidence Session
High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill

152 - Stafford Borough Council, Petitioners

Room 5, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Criminal legal aid

Daniel Bonich, Vice Chair, Criminal Law Solicitors' Association
Richard Miller, Head of Justice, The Law Society

Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector

Sir Alan Parker, former Chairman of Save the Children

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Bank of England Inflation Reports

Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England
Sir Dave Ramsden, Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking, Bank of England
Michael Saunders, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Electric vehicles: developing the market and infrastructure

Gareth Dunsmore, Electric Vehicle Director, Nissan Europe
Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management, BMW AG, BMW
Mike Kerslake, Technical Manager, BYD UK
Tony Walker, Managing Director, Toyota Motor Europe

Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Accountability hearings

Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, Minister for School Standards, Department for Education

Room 15, Palace of Westminster
11:00am
Oral Evidence Session
Fake news

Tristan Harris, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Center for Humane Technology

Other
2:00pm
Oral Evidence Session
Existing passport processes

Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister of State for Immigration

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2:05pm
Oral Evidence Session
High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill

117 - Malcolm Jennings, Petitioner
118 - Sharon Mulcahy, Petitioner
123 - Lily Irwin, Petitioner
125 - Gaynor Irwin, Petitioner

Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2:25pm
Oral Evidence Session
Prison provision in Wales

Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, HM Inspectorate of Prisons
Elizabeth Moody, Acting Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Prisons and Probation Ombudsman

Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
The indispensable ally? US, NATO and UK Defence relations

Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Giles Ahern, Head of MoD/FCO Joint Unit on Euro-Atlantic Security Policy
Peter Watkins CBE, Director General Strategy and International, Ministry of Defence

Room 6, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Childhood obesity

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive
Dr Alison Tedstone, National Director, Public Health England
Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Care
Dr Alison Tedstone, National Director, Public Health England
Margot James MP, Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Education

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates

Members of Parliament

Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Oral Evidence Session
Post-Brexit migration policy

Matthew Fell, Chief UK Policy Director, CBI
Dr Heather Rolfe, Associate Research Director for Employment and Social Policy, National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Rosa Crawford, Policy Officer, EU and International Relations, Trade Union Congress
Sunder Katwala, Director, British Future
Professor Guglielmo Meardi, Professor of Industrial Relations, University of Warwick

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:45pm
Oral Evidence Session
The Western Balkans Summit

Sir Robert Cooper, Former EU Diplomat
Professor James Ker-Lindsay, Senior Visiting Fellow, European Institute, London School of Economics
Dr Cvete Koneska, Senior Analyst, Europe, Control Risk consultancy
Ms Tena Prelec, PhD candidate, University of Sussex

Room 15, Palace of Westminster

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
2:30pm
Oral questions

Impact of Brexit on sheep farmers in the UK

Oral questions

Plans to reform sexual offence legislation

Oral questions

Rights of leaseholders in high-rise blocks in which cladding has failed fire safety tests

Oral questions

Plans to reduce the size of the House of Lords

Legislation

Smart Meters Bill - Third reading

Legislation

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill - Second reading

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
10:30am
Oral Evidence Session
Civil justice cooperation post Brexit: follow-up

(at 10:45 am)
Mr Timothy Scott QC, 29 Bedford Row Chambers
Professor Rebecca Bailey-Harris, 1 Hare Court
Ms Jacqueline Renton, 4 Paper Buildings

Room 3, Palace of Westminster
3:15pm
Oral Evidence Session
The internet: to regulate or not to regulate?

(at 3:30 pm)
Mr Dom Hallas, Executive Director, COADEC
Mr Antony Walker, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, techUK
(at 4:30 pm)
Mr Robert Colvile, Director, Centre for Policy Studies
Mr Jamie Bartlett, Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos
Mr Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)

Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Private Meeting
Room 3A, Palace of Westminster

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