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Main Parliament business next week

Monday, January 27

Commons: 14.30

Home Office Questions.

European Union (Approvals) Bill (HL) - Committee Stage, Report Stage and Third Reading.

A backbench business debate on the law on dangerous driving.

A short debate on Nottingham to Lincoln railway line.

Lords: 14.30


Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill - Third Reading.

Water Bill - Second Reading.

Orders and Regulations: Special Educational Needs (Direct Payments) (Pilot Scheme) (Extension and Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Approve.

Tuesday, January 28

Commons: 11.30

Treasury Questions.

Ten Minute Rule motion: Sex Establishments (Regulation) Bill.

Consumer Rights Bill - Second Reading.

A short debate on the disclosure of evidence and the case of Mr John Elam.

Westminster Hall:

09.30: Education funding for 18-year-olds.

11.00: UK Bill of Rights.

14.30: First Capital Connect's franchise agreement and the Hertford loop.

16.00: Kings Science Academy in Bradford.

16.30: Pollution of the Tyne River from the former tar works site in Walker.

Lords: 14.30


Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Consideration of Commons amendments.

Children and Families Bill - Report Stage (Day 4).

Wednesday, January 29

Commons: 11.30

Cabinet Office questions.

Prime Minister's Questions.

Ten Minute Rule motion: Local Government Boundary Commission (Public Representations).

Opposition Day debate: i). UNHCR Syrian Refugee Programme ii). Teacher qualifications.

Consideration of any Lords amendments.

A short debate on the planning regime for solar PV panels in rural locations.

Westminster Hall:

09.30: Political and economic situation in Egypt.

11.00: Oftsed and standards in Education.

14.30: Government decision to apply sections 44 and 46 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 to mesothelioma cases.

16.00: Elections in Bangladesh.

16.30: Changes to policy following the Morecambe Bay cockle pickers' disaster.

Lords: 15.00


Children and Families Bill - Report Stage (Day 5).

Orders and Regulations: Criminal Legal Aid (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 - Regret Motion.

Thursday, January 30

Commons: 09.30

Culture, Media & Sport questions, followed by questions on Women & Equalities.

A statement on the future business of the House.

Immigration Bill - Report Stage and Third Reading.

A short debate on the payment of funeral expenses when a prisoner dies in custody.

Westminster Hall:

13.30 to 16.30: The 1001 Critical Days manifesto and early childhood development.

Lords: 11.00


A debate on the implications for the UK of the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum.

A short debate on improving access to finance to small and medium-sized businesses.

Friday, January 31

Commons: not sitting.

Lords: The House may sit but no business has yet to be scheduled.


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