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This section only shows news back to September 2018 (with the exception of some Committee news). To view news prior to this, please visit the news section of the UK Parliament web archive.

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Latest news from Parliament, the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Committees.

Latest news

The latest news from across UK Parliament.

Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
24 May 2024
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
24 May 2024
Committee Chair comments on the Foreign Secretary's FCDO action in Sudan response
International Development Committee Chair comments on Foreign Secretary's response to the crisis in Sudan
24 May 2024
JCNSS calls on Prime Minister to defend the UK’s democracy as snap election is called
The JCNSS is today publishing a letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressing a series of concerns regarding the threats and risks to our democracy before, during and after the UK's general election on 4 July.
24 May 2024
Committee writes to NI Secretary on potential implications for Northern Ireland of leaving the ECHR
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Chair, Sir Robert Buckland, has outlined concerns it heard from witnesses over the potential implications of the UK leaving the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) for Northern Ireland, in a letter to the Government today.
24 May 2024
Decades-long fights for justice remain a risk without broad 'duty of candour' and enhanced legal support for families - human rights committee warns
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes Human rights and the proposal for a “Hillsborough Law” report
24 May 2024
MPs caution against abandoning the Census, until Government addresses long-standing failures around data-sharing
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee publish Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base report
24 May 2024
Findings of Renewable Energy in Northern Ireland inquiry published
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has published the findings of its Renewable Energy in Northern Ireland inquiry.
23 May 2024

Parliamentary news

The latest Parliamentary news grouped by type of Parliamentary business.

Commons news

Levelling Up Committee publishes Disabled people in the housing sector report
Levelling Up Committee publishes Disabled people in the housing sector report
24 May 2024
Legal Aid: Govt lacks understanding of costs and benefits of reforms, PAC warns
Legal Aid: Govt lacks understanding of costs and benefits of reforms, PAC warns
24 May 2024
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
24 May 2024
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
24 May 2024
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Lords news

General election 2024
A general election will take place on 4 July. Find out more
23 May 2024
Media Bill completes Lords committee stage
Members discuss changes on local radio as line by line examination concludes. Catch up
23 May 2024
Extended consultation: review of the Code of Conduct for Members
The House of Lords Conduct Committee has published a call for written evidence for its review of the Code of Conduct for Members and the Guide to the Code of Conduct. The consultation period for the review has now been extended.
22 May 2024
Lords ask government to think again on Victims and Prisoners Bill
Members vote on register and licence conditions for serial perpetrators as report stage concludes. Catch up
22 May 2024
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Committee news

Levelling Up Committee publishes Disabled people in the housing sector report
Levelling Up Committee publishes Disabled people in the housing sector report
24 May 2024
Legal Aid: Govt lacks understanding of costs and benefits of reforms, PAC warns
Legal Aid: Govt lacks understanding of costs and benefits of reforms, PAC warns
24 May 2024
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
24 May 2024
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
Inquiry findings on EU Entry/Exit scheme published by Committee
24 May 2024
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Bill news

Media Bill completes Lords committee stage
Members discuss changes on local radio as line by line examination concludes. Catch up
23 May 2024
Lords ask government to think again on Victims and Prisoners Bill
Members vote on register and licence conditions for serial perpetrators as report stage concludes. Catch up
22 May 2024
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Lords private members' bills in the 2023-24 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2023-24 session of Parliament
20 May 2024
Renters (Reform) Bill debate in the Lords
Fixed-term assured tenancies legislation considered by the House at second reading. Catch up
16 May 2024
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Regional news

The latest Parliamentary news across the different UK regions.

England

Lords debates state of local government
Members discuss case for reinvigoration of local democracy. Catch up
16 June 2023
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House of Lords Podcast: protecting children and the Union
We speak to Baroness Kidron about her work protecting children online and to Baroness Taylor of Bolton and Lord Dunlop about strengthening the Union.
28 January 2022
Government should press ahead with devolution agenda, say MPs
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a report on the progress of devolution
01 October 2021
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How should England be governed? MPs hears from Metro Mayors and Councils
MPs hears from Metro Mayors Andy Burnham and Jamie Driscoll
05 July 2021
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Scotland

Interparliamentary Forum February 2024 Meeting
The Interparliamentary Forum met for the fifth time on Thursday 29th February. Find out what was discussed
04 March 2024
MPs look at Civil Service’s dual role supporting UK and Scottish Governments
Scottish Affairs Committee launches inquiry on Intergovernmental Relations: The Civil Service
29 February 2024
Former First Ministers to discuss intergovernmental relations with Scottish Affairs Committee in 2024
All living former First Ministers of Scotland - Nicola Sturgeon, Alex Salmond, Jack McConnell and Henry McLeish - will give oral evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee
09 January 2024
UK government responds to calls for Scotland to be promoted ‘beyond the tartan’
MPs found the UK and Scottish Governments often collaborate well when promoting Scotland’s interests abroad but more work is needed to highlight modern Scottish successes
30 November 2023
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Northern Ireland

Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
Findings of inquiry to address defence spending disparities for NI published
24 May 2024
Committee writes to NI Secretary on potential implications for Northern Ireland of leaving the ECHR
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Chair, Sir Robert Buckland, has outlined concerns it heard from witnesses over the potential implications of the UK leaving the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) for Northern Ireland, in a letter to the Government today.
24 May 2024
Findings of Renewable Energy in Northern Ireland inquiry published
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has published the findings of its Renewable Energy in Northern Ireland inquiry.
23 May 2024
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee publishes findings from Integrated Education inquiry
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Chair, Sir Robert Buckland, has written to Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris with the Committee's findings after its examination of integrated education in Northern Ireland.
23 May 2024
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Wales

Y 'pedwar banc mwyaf' i roi tystiolaeth ar gynlluniau ar gyfer eu canghennau ar y stryd fawr
Yr wythnos hon, bydd Aelodau Seneddol yn craffu ar ‘bedwar banc mwyaf’ y DU ynghylch eu hymrwymiad i gynnal mynediad at wasanaethau bancio ar y stryd fawr yng Nghymru
20 May 2024
‘Big Four’ banks to give evidence on plans for high street branches
This week MPs will scrutinise the UK’s ‘Big Four’ banks on their commitment to maintaining access to high street banking services in Wales
20 May 2024
Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor yn annog gweithredu ar "sgandal" posibl llygredd o fwyngloddiau metel
Gallwch ddarllen y llythyr ar wefan y Pwyllgor
10 May 2024
Committee Chair urges action on potential metal mine pollution “scandal”
The Chair of the Welsh Affairs Committee Stephen Crabb has written to the Welsh Government, asking them to consider taking further action on pollution from abandoned metal mines
09 May 2024
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