Sir Richard Branson, the Falklands and private jets are all on parliament's agenda in another packed week.

COMMONS

Monday

Questions – work and pensions
Opposition day debate – rising food prices and food poverty
Opposition day debate – youth unemployment and taxation of bank bonuses
Adjournment debate – gender balance at the BBC and in the broadcasting sector

Tuesday

Questions – Treasury
Ten minute rule motion – housing (amendment)
Adjournment debate – children's subjective wellbeing

Wednesday

Questions – Northern Ireland
Prime minister's questions
Ten minute rule motion – statements of taxation
Motion – to approve an EU document relating to EU criminal policy
Business – London local authorities bill
Adjournment debate – North Sea oil and gas taxation regime

Thursday

Questions – energy and climate change
Business statement – leader of the House
Backbench business – general debate on progress on defence reform and the SDSR
Adjournment debate – government policy on leasehold reform

LORDS

Monday

Questions – Afghanistan withdrawal, air passenger duty, Tyne and Wear Metro, protecting cultural institutions
Legislation – welfare reform bill
Short debate – future of the UK civil aviation industry

Tuesday

Questions – cost of reformed Lords in its first year, Falkland Island vessels, child poverty
Legislation – legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders bill
Short debate – Design Commission's report 'restarting Britain: design education and growth'

Wednesday

Questions – health at work, air passenger duty on private jets, legal costs of the TA soldier being interviewed in relation to an incident in Afghanistan, summer 2010
Legislation – welfare reform bill
Motion to regret policing protocol order 2011

Thursday

Questions – EU disintegration contingency plans, UK aid to developing countries, finance for small businesses
Legislation – Scotland bill

Friday

Legislation – domestic violence, crime and victims (amendment) bill
Legislation – public services (social enterprise and social value) bill
Legislation – wind turbines (minimum distances from residential premises) bill

PICK OF THE COMMITTEES

Tuesday

11:00 – Sir Richard Branson, before home affairs committee, on: counter-terrorism, drugs
11:30 – culture, media and sport secretary Jeremy Hunt, before culture, media and sport committee, on: London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
15:15 – international development secretary Andrew Mitchell, before Lords economic affairs committee, on: economic impact and effectiveness of international aid

Thursday

10:00 – standards and privileges committee chair Kevin Barron, before political and constitutional reform committee, on: recall of MPs