Today’s business
Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Commons: Main Chamber

  • Wales Oral questions; 11:30 am
  • Prime Minister's Question Time 12:00 pm
  • Education skills and training Debate on the Address
  • Centenary of the Battle of Jutland – Flick Drummond Adjournment debate

Lords: Main Chamber

  • UK’s deficit on the balance of payments in overseas trade – Lord Haskel Oral questions; 3:00 pm
  • National Health Service bursaries – Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Oral questions
  • Publishing statistics on detention of pregnant women under the Immigration Act 2014 Oral questions
  • Current government policy regarding Turkey joining the EU – Lord Green of Deddington Oral questions
  • Economic affairs, energy, environment, local government and transport Debate on the Address

Commons: Westminster Hall

  • There will be no Westminster Hall debates in the new Session of Parliament until the debate on the Queen's Speech has concluded. Business

Commons: Select Committees

Business, Innovation and Skills: BHS 9:00 am
Witnesses: Chris Martin, Chair, BHS Pension Fund Trustees Mike Lymath, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Phil Kitchen, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Jason Hyde, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Margaret Downes, former Chair, BHS Pension Fund Trustees Siobhan Forey, former BHS Pension Fund Trustee Richard de Dombal, former BHS Pension Fund Trustee David Roberts, Partner, Olswang Andrew Frangos, Chief Executive, Cornhill Capital Mark Byers, Head of Advisory, Grant Thornton UK
Work and Pensions: BHS 9:00 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Chris Martin, Chair, BHS Pension Fund Trustees Mike Lymath, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Phil Kitchen, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Jason Hyde, BHS Pension Fund Trustee Margaret Downes, former Chair, BHS Pension Fund former Trustees Siobhan Forey, former BHS Pension Fund Trustee Richard de Dombal, former BHS Pension Fund Trustee Stephen Hermer, Partner, Olswang Andrew Frangos, Chief Executive, Cornhill Capital Mark Byers, Head of Advisory, Grant Thornton
Energy and Climate Change: EU referendum: Energy and climate change implications 9:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Antony Froggatt, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy, University College London Tony Lodge, Political and Energy Analyst, Centre for Policy Studies
Education: The Children's Commissioner for England 10:30 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Edward Timpson MP, Minister for Children and Families, Department for Education
Public Accounts: BBC's critical projects 1:00 pm
Witnesses: Lord Hall, Director General, BBC Nicholas Prettejohn, Trustee and Chair of the BBC Trust Value for Money Committee, BBC Trust Anne Bulford, Managing Director, Finance and Operations, BBC
Scottish Affairs: The EU Referendum and its impact on Scotland 2:15 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: John Edward, Senior Campaign Spokesperson, Scotland Stronger in Europe Tom Harris, Director, Scottish Vote Leave Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, UK Government
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Future Flood Prevention 2:15 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Philip Barnes, Director for Land and Planning, Barratt Developments Plc James Harris, Policy and Networks Manager, Royal Town Planning Institute Steve Wielebski, Chairman, Home Builders Federation
Culture, Media and Sport: Accessibility of Sports Stadia 3:15 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Justin Tomlinson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People, Department for Work and Pensions Nick Pontefract, Head of Sports, Department for Culture, Media and Sports

Lords: Select Committees

EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee: Private Meeting 10:00 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Private Meeting 10:00 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster