The Week in Westminster: October 15th – 19th

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The week in Westminster: October 15th – 19th
The week in Westminster: October 15th – 19th

After the end of the party conference season, parliament is back for the start of its autumn term in earnest with a packed schedule.

COMMONS

Monday

Questions – Home Office
Legislation - Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill
Adjournment debate - Proposed closure of in-house nurseries within HM Revenue and Customs


Tuesday

Questions – deputy prime minister
Ten minute rule motion - Vehicle Fuel Receipts (Transparency of Taxation)
Legislation - Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
Adjournment debate - Miscalculations of former spouses' armed forces pensions

Wednesday

Questions – Wales
PMQs
Ten minute rule motion - Relationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum)
Legislation - Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
Adjournment debate - Oral health services

Thursday

Questions – transport
Business statement – leader of the House
Backbench business - (i) Disbandment of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (ii) The use of intercept evidence in courts and inquests
Adjournment debate - Government support for pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Friday

Private members' bills - Mobile Homes Bill; Marine Navigation (No. 2) Bill; and more

LORDS

Monday

Questions – Northern Ireland corporation tax; working time directive and NHS; energy self-sufficiency; debt to GDP ratio
Legislation - Financial Services Bill
Legislation - Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill

Tuesday

Questions – older women out of work; trade and investment as a result of the Olympics; riots and communities
Legislation - Local Government Finance Bill
Short debate - National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups) Regulations 2012

Wednesday

Questions – industrial strategy; shale gas extraction; women on corporate boards
Legislation - Financial Services Bill
Short debate - Measures to help young offenders find employment or training on release from prison

Thursday

Questions – benefits of Scotland remaining in UK; anti-slavery day; striking police officers
Debate – excellence in education
Debate - Centenary of the Scott Expedition to Antarctica
Short debate - Proposals for further developments in the bus industry

Friday

Private members' bills - Inheritance (Cohabitants) Bill; Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill; and more

PICK OF THE COMMITTEES

Tuesday

 

14:30 – MoD permanent undersecretary Jon Thompson, before defence committee, on: The impact of the proposed merger of BAE Systems and EADS

14:45 – South Yorkshire police Chief Constable David Crompton, before home affairs committee, on: Hillsborough Independent Panel Report

15:00 – information commissioner Christopher Graham, before draft communications data bill committee, on: Draft Communications Data Bill

 

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