The week in Westminster: April 30th – May 4th
Parliament is prorogued for most of the week to await the upcoming state opening and the Queen's speech on May 9th, when she will open parliament and announce the year's legislative agenda.
Questions – Communities and Local Government
Motion – Consideration of an allocation of time motion
Business – Sunday Trading (London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Bill
Adjournment debate – Developing a UK strategy for rare diseases – Mr Edward Timpson
Questions – Justice
Adjournment debate – Subject to be announced
Questions – Plans clean up the stonework in the inner courtyards of the House of Lords, Current position regarding the deportation of Abu Qatada, An HM Inspectorate of Constabulary thematic review of race relations policies within the UK police, Excluding university-sponsored students from the UK's net migration statistics.
Debate – Report of the Joint Committee on the draft House of Lords Reform Bill
PICK OF THE COMMITTEES
4pm – Foreign secretary William Hague speaks in front of the National Security Strategy Joint Committee