The week in Westminster: October 31st - November 4th

The week in Westminster: October 31st - November 4th
The week in Westminster: October 31st - November 4th

The Commons' agenda is dominated by the coalition's cuts to legal aid, while in the Lords the health and social care bill continues to receive scrutiny from peers.

COMMONS

Monday

Questions - communities and local government
Motion - legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders bill
Legislation - legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders bill
Adjournment debate - 75th anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade


Tuesday

Questions - Treasury
Ten minute rule motion - education and training (young people with autism)
Legislation - legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders bill
Adjournment debate - World Vegan day

Wednesday

Questions - Cabinet Office, PMQs
Ten minute rule motion - devolved administrations (armed forces covenant reports)
Legislation - legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders bill
Adjournment debate - university technical colleges

Thursday

Questions - culture, media, Olympics and sport
Business statement - leader of the House
Debate - the Silk Commission
Adjournment debate - female genital mutilation in the UK

LORDS

Monday

Questions - home and leisure accidents, Scottish referendum, individual voter registration, UK population growth and countryside
Legislation - pensions bill
Legislation - localism bill

Tuesday

Questions - coroner service, medical treatment in hospitals for devolved administration residents, translation and interpreting services for legal services
Legislation - terrorism prevention and investigation measures bill
Legislation - education bill
Orders and regulations - NHS Commissioning Board Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Order 2011 and NHS Commissioning Board Authority Regulations 2011

Wednesday

Questions - police station closures since May 2010, Ecofin summit of October 4th, GPs using NHS logo for private healthcare service
Legislation - rehabilitation of offenders (amendment) bill
Legislation - health and social care bill
Short debate - magistracy in 'big society'

Thursday

Questions - advantages of maintaining union, high-street lenders' interest rates, creative industries, financial stability and economic growth
Debate - report of the Communications Committee on Regulation of Television Advertising

PICK OF THE COMMITTEES

Monday

14:15 - Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger and Private Eye editor Ian Hislop, before joint committee on privacy and injunctions, on: privacy and injunctions

Tuesday

10:00 - Financial Services Authority chief executive Hector Sants, before Treasury committee, on: Financial Conduct Authority

Wednesday

10:15 - energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne, before energy and climate change committee, on: departmental annual report

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