The week in Westminster: September 10th – September 14th

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The week in Westminster: September 10th – September 14th
The week in Westminster: September 10th – September 14th

After the long summer recess it's a packed week for the select committees, featuring appearances from Sir Richard Branson, Seb Coe and new transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin.

COMMONS

Monday

Questions – work and pensions
Legislation - European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill
Adjournment debate – broadband in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire


Tuesday

Questions – Treasury
Ten minute rule motion - NHS Audit Requirements (Foreign Nationals)
Opposition day debate – tuition fees
Adjournment debate – case of Wayne Moore

Wednesday

Questions – Scotland
Prime minister's questions
Ten minute rule motion - Coroners and Justice (Amendment)
Legislation – defamation bill
Motion - Appointment of a new Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
Adjournment debate – Gloucestershire libraries

Thursday

Questions – culture, Olympics, media and sport
Business statement – leader of the House
Business - Launch of an inquiry by the Transport Select Committee into the Government's aviation strategy
Backbench business - (i) Effects of the Oil Market on the Price of Petrol and Diesel (ii) Tax Avoidance and Evasion
Adjournment debate - withdrawal of benefits and the death of Colin Traynor

Friday

Private members' bills - Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill, Prisons (Property) Bill - Second reading, and others
Adjournment debate – improving cancer outcomes in the NHS

LORDS

The House of Lords is in recess until October 8th.

PICK OF THE COMMITTEES

Monday

16:05 – Virgin Group chairman Sir Richard Branson, before transport committee, on: West Coast Main Line franchise

Tuesday

10:15 – Locog chief executive Paul Deighton and Locog chair Seb Coe, before home affairs committee, on: Olympics security

Wednesday

14:05 – Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, before transport committee, on: work of the Department for Transport

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