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The Week Ahead in the House of Commons
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Main Chamber
11:30 Oral Questions Wales
12:00 Oral Questions Prime Minister
12:30* Ten Minute Rule Motion Football Regulation Bill
Chris Matheson MP (City of Chester, Lab)
followed by Opposition Day Debate Immigration
Ian Blackford MP (Ross, Skye and Lochaber, SNP)
That this House regrets that the outgoing Prime Minister’s legacy will be her hostile environment policy and her unrealistic and damaging net migration target; calls for a fundamental change in the Government’s approach to immigration, refugee and asylum policy to one based on evidence, respect for human rights and fairness; welcomes the contribution made by migrants to the UK’s economy, society and culture; rejects regressive Government proposals to extinguish European free movement rights and to require EU nationals in the UK to apply for settled and pre-settled status; and recognises that a migration policy that works for the whole of the UK will require different policy solutions for different parts of the UK, particularly given Scotland’s demographic and economic profile.
followed by Debate Armed Forces Day
Prime Minister
That this House has considered Armed Forces Day.
19:00* Adjournment Debate Disabled access to Thirsk railway station
Kevin Hollinrake MP (Thirsk and Malton, Con)
Westminster Hall
09:30 - 11:00 Debate NHS pensions, annual and lifetime allowances
Sir Robert Syms MP (Poole, Con)
11:00 - 11:30 Debate Government policy on heated tobacco
Rt Hon David Jones MP (Clwyd West, Con)
14:30 - 16:00 Debate Replacement of EU structural funds for Least Developed Regions
Paul Blomfield MP (Sheffield Central, Lab)
16:00 - 16:30 Debate Re-procurement of adult community services by Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
Karin Smyth MP (Bristol South, Lab)
16:30 - 17:30 Debate Puffin habitats
Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP (Berwick-upon-Tweed, Con)
Delegated Legislation Committees
14:30 Committee Room 9 Third Delegated Legislation Committee
To consider the draft Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modification) Order 2019
Select Committees
09:15 Boothroyd Room (PCH) Exiting the European Union Committee
The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Giles Derrington, Head of Policy: Exiting the European Union, techUK, Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director, British Chambers of Commerce, Martin Manuzi, Regional Director for Europe, ICAEW, and Alan Vallance, CEO, Royal Institute of British Architects.
09:15 Committee Room 6 Privileges Committee
Select committees and contempts
Dr John Benger, Clerk, and Mark Hutton, Clerk of the Journals, House of Commons.
09:30 Committee Room 5 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Countryside and Environmental Stewardship Schemes
Paul Caldwell, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Payments Agency, Andy King, Operational Delivery Director, Rural Payments Agency, Alan Law, Deputy Chief Executive, and James Diamond, Director, Operations, Natural England.
09:30 Wilson Room (PCH) Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Implications of the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the backstop for Northern Ireland
Frank Dunsmuir, Industry Lead for Customs and Borders, Fujitsu and Member of the Alternative Arrangements Commission Technical Panel, Bertrand Rager, Managing Director, Custax & Legal and Member of the Alternative Arrangements Commission Technical Panel, and Shanker Singham, CEO, Competere and Chair of the Alternative Arrangements Commission Technical Panel.
09:30 Grimond Room (PCH) Science and Technology Committee
Commercial and recreational drone use in the UK
Captain Tim Pottage, Chairman of RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) Working Group, British Airline Pilots Association, Andy Sage, Head of Unmanned Traffic Management, National Air Traffic Services, and Sergeant Kevin Taylor, Chief Pilot Lincolnshire Police Drone Unit, Lincolnshire Police; Elaine Whyte, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tris Dyson, Executive Director of the Centre for Challenge Prizes, Nesta, and Julia Jiggins, Head of Civil Avionics Strategy, Thales UK (at 10.30am).
09:30 Committee Room 16 Work and Pensions Committee
The Pensions Regulator
Charles Counsell, Chief Executive, The Pensions Regulator.
09:50 Committee Room 18 Women and Equalities Committee
Mental health of men and boys
Ben Twomey, Head of Policy and Research, National Youth Advocacy Service, Kate Stanley, Director of Strategy, Policy and Evidence, NSPCC, and Samuel Howell, Policy Officer, London Youth; Martin Tod, Chief Executive, Men's Health Forum, Professor Brendan Gough, Director of Research, Leeds Beckett University, and Samir Jeraj, Policy and Practice Officer, Race Equality Foundation (at 10.50am).
10:00 Committee Room 8 Education Committee
Accountability hearings
Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State, Department for Education.
10:00 Committee Room 15 International Trade Committee
Trade in services
Professor Johanna Jacobsson, International and European Law, IE University, Mickaël Laurans, Head of International, the Law Society of England and Wales, and Francoise Guei, Expert, Multilateral Trade issues, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Secretariat; Ruth Bergan, Coordinator, Trade Justice Movement, Professor Markus Krajewski, Chair in Public Law and Public International Law, University of Erlangan-Nuremberg, Dr Kamala Dawar, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, University of Sussex, and Kate Ling, Senior European Policy Manager, NHS Confederation (at 11.00am).
10:15 Thatcher Room (PCH) Treasury Committee
Bank of England Inflation Reports
Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability, Bank of England, Silvana Tenreyro, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, and Michael Saunders, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England.
14:30 Committee Room 6 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Immersive and addictive technologies
Alex Dale, Senior Vice President, Head of Portfolio and New Games, and Adam Mitton, Vice President for Legal, King; Chester King, Chief Executive, British Esports Association, Ian Rice, Director General, Video Standards Council, Dr Jo Twist OBE, Chief Executive, Ukie, and Dr Richard Wilson OBE, Chief Executive, TIGA (at 4.00pm).
14:30 Committee Room 16 Public Accounts Committee
Help to Buy
David O’Leary, Policy Director, Home Builders Federation, Sir Mark Boleat, Former Chair, Housing and Finance Institute, and Professor Christine Whitehead, Emeritus Professor of Housing Economics, the London School of Economics; Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Nick Walkley, Chief Executive, Homes England (at 3.15pm).
15:00 Thatcher Room (PCH) International Development Committee
(i) New Secretary of State's priorities; (ii) UK progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(i) Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and Nick Dyer, Director General, Economic Development and International, Department for International Development; (ii) Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and Nick Dyer, Director General, Economic Development and International, Department for International Development (at 3.00pm).
Thursday, 27 June 2019
Main Chamber
09:30 Oral Questions Exiting the European Union
Including Topical Questions at 10:15
10:30* Business Statement Leader of the House
Rt Hon Mel Stride MP (Central Devon, Con)
followed by Backbench Business Debate Contribution of co-operatives and mutual to the economy
That this House welcomes the contribution of co-operative and mutual businesses to the UK economy; notes that they provide substantial jobs in Britain, generate significant tax revenues and involve consumers and employees in decision making; and calls on the Government to review what further steps it can take to help grow that sector.
Gareth Thomas MP (Harrow West, Lab)
followed by Backbench Business Debate Children's Future Food Report
That this House has considered the Children’s Future Food Report.
Rt Hon Frank Field MP (Birkenhead, Ind Lab)
17:00* Adjournment Debate SERCO and asylum seeker lock-change evictions - SERCO and asylum seeker lock-change evictions
Christopher Stephens MP (Glasgow South West, SNP)
Westminster Hall
13:30 - 15:00 Debate Combat Air Strategy progress and next steps
Robert Courts MP (Witney, Con)
Public Bill Committee
11:30 Committee Room 10 High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill
Further to consider the Bill
11:30 Committee Room 12 Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill
Further to consider the Bill
14:00 Committee Room 10 High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill
Further to consider the Bill
14:00 Committee Room 12 Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill
Further to consider the Bill
Delegated Legislation Committees
11:30 Committee Room 9 Second Delegated Legislation Committee
To consider the draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2019
Friday, 28 June 2019
Main Chamber
Non sitting day
Monday, 1 July 2019
Main Chamber
14:30 Oral Questions Work and Pensions
Including Topical Questions at 15:15
22:30* Adjournment Debate Children's palliative care
Dr Caroline Johnson MP (Sleaford and North Hykeham, Con)
Westminster Hall
16:30 - 19:30 Debate E-petition 239444 relating to: Online homophobia
Daniel Zeichner MP (Cambridge, Lab)
Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Main Chamber
11:30 Oral Questions Treasury
Including Topical Questions at 12:15
12:30* Ten Minute Rule Motion Breast Cancer Screening (Women Under 40) Bill
Andrew Griffiths MP (Burton, Con)
19:00* Adjournment Debate tbc
Wednesday, 3 July 2019
Main Chamber
11:30 Oral Questions Northern Ireland
12:00 Oral Questions Prime Minister
12:30* Ten Minute Rule Motion Plastic Pollution (No. 2) Bill
Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP (Orkney and Shetland, Lib Dem)
19:00* Adjournment Debate tbc