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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Commons: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office (including Topical Questions) Oral questions; 11:30 am
  • International investment – Greg Clark Ministerial statement; 12:30 pm
  • Update on EU Exit Negotiations – David Davis Ministerial statement
  • New Southgate Cemetery Bill [Lords]: Third Reading Opposed Private Business
  • Middle Level Bill: Revival – Lindsay Hoyle Opposed Private Business
  • The persecution of the Rohingya by the Myanmar Government - subject nominated by the Backbench Business Committee - Rushanara Ali, Mrs Anne Main Backbench Business
  • Sale of puppies – Chris Evans Adjournment debate

Lords: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • What assistance have the government given British American Tobacco in its challenge to the claim for unpaid VAT brought by the government of Bangladesh – Baroness Thornton Oral questions; 2:30 pm
  • UK home ownership – Lord Kennedy of Southwark Oral questions
  • Definition of Islamophobia – Baroness Warsi Oral questions
  • The case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual national citizen detained in Iran – Baroness Northover Oral questions
  • International Investment – Lord Prior of Brampton Statement
  • Update on EU Exit Negotiations – Baroness Goldie Statement
  • Report from the Communications Committee 'A privatised future for Channel 4?' – Lord Best Debate
  • Reports from the European Union Committee 'Brexit: agriculture' and 'Brexit: farm animal welfare' – Lord Teverson Debate
  • Report from the Science and Technology Committee 'Nuclear research and technology: Breaking the cycle of indecision' – the Earl of Selborne Debate
  • Estimated rising time; 10:30 pm

Commons: Westminster Hall   See this day →

  • Future of healthcare in Oxfordshire – Robert Courts Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Lowland curlew – Lord Benyon Westminster Hall debate; 11:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Supporting and safeguarding adults with learning disabilities – Catherine McKinnell Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sentencing of cases of dangerous driving involving death – Kevin Brennan Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Use of devolved powers in Scotland – Stephen Kerr Westminster Hall debate; 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Commons: General Committee   See this day →

  • Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill - 1st sitting 9:25 am; Room 10, Palace of Westminster
  • Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill - 2nd sitting 2:00 pm; Room 10, Palace of Westminster

Commons: Select Committee

Treasury: Appointment of Sir Dave Ramsden as Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking, Bank of England 9:15 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Sir Dave Ramsden, Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking, Bank of England
Exiting the European Union: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 9:45 am; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Laura Dunlop QC, Convenor of the Faculty of Advocates Law Reform Committee
  • Dr Jo Hunt, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University
  • Dr Kamala Dawar, UK Trade Policy Observatory
Education: Fostering 10:00 am; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Christina Brandi, Fostering Service Manager, Action for Children
  • Tay Jiva, Adoption and Fostering Manager, Penny Appeal
  • Alison Michalska, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services
  • Dr John Simmonds OBE, Director of Policy, Research and Development, CoramBAAF
  • Andy Elvin, Chief Executive, The Adolescent and Children’s Trust
  • Professor Ray Jones, Emeritus Professor of Social Work, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London
  • Steve Miley, Director of Children's Services, Hammersmith and Fulham Council
  • Mark Douglas, Chief Operating Officer, Doncaster Children’s Services Trust
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Price Caps 10:00 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Stephen Fitzpatrick, CEO, Ovo
  • Sarwjit Sambhi, Managing Director UK Home, Centrica
  • Catherine Waddams, Professor of Regulation, Norwich Business School, Centre of Competition Policy
  • Greg Jackson, CEO, Octopus Energy
  • Dermot Nolan, CEO, Ofgem
  • Rachel Fletcher, Senior Partner Consumers and Competition, Ofgem
Treasury: Appointment of Professor Silvana Tenreyro to the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee 10:15 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Professor Silvana Tenreyro, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
Environmental Audit: Packaging 10:15 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Fiona Llewellyn, Project Manager, One Less Campaign
  • Dr Sue Kinsey, Senior Pollution Policy Officer, Marine Conservation Society
  • Hugo Tagholm, Chief Executive, Surfers Against Sewage
  • Derek Robertson, CEO, Keep Scotland Beautiful
  • Dr Chris Sherrington, Head of Environmental Policy and Economics, EUNOMIA
  • Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability, Coca-Cola European Partners
  • John Mayhew, Director of The Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (charity that spearheads have you got the bottle)
  • Sam Harding, Head of Litter Programme, Campaign for the Protection of Rural England
Science and Technology: Government Office for Science Annual Report (and work of the Chief Scientific Adviser network) 10:30 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Professor Chris Whitty, Interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science
  • Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development
  • Professor John Aston, Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office
Treasury: The work of the Bank of England 11:15 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
Science and Technology: Work of the Science Minister 11:30 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Joseph Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Sharon Ellis, Director, International Science and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Backbench Business: Proposals for backbench debates 2:30 pm; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Members of Parliament
Home Affairs: The work of the Home Secretary 2:30 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
  • Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary, Home Office
Health: Pre-appointment hearing for Chair of NHS Improvement 2:30 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Baroness (Dido) Harding
Defence: F-35 Procurement 2:45 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Peter Ruddock, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Jeff Babione, Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-35 Programme, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Steve Over, Director, F-35 International Strategy and Customer Engagement, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement
  • Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, MoD
  • Lt General Mark Poffley, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Capability)
  • Tony Douglas, Chief Executive Officer for Defence Equipment and Support, MoD
  • Air Commodore Lincoln Taylor, Assistant Chief of Staff, Capability Delivery Combat Air, RAF
Welsh Affairs: Brexit: Agriculture, Trade and the repatriation of powers 4:15 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Professor Richard Rawlings, University College London

Lords: Select Committee

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee: Committee Visit 7:45 am; Other
Science and Technology Committee (Lords): Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy 10:00 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 10:10 AM)
  • Mr Dave Allen, Senior Vice President Respiratory Disease R&D, GSK
  • Mr Menelas Pangalos, Executive Vice-President of Innovative Medicines and Early Development (IMED) Biotech Unit, AstraZeneca
  • (at 11:00 AM)
  • Mr Bryn Sage, Chief Executive, Inhealthcare
  • Mr Ian Staples, Chief Executive, Matoke Holdings Ltd
  • Mr Mark Campbell CBE, Senior Manager, Randox Laboratories
  • (at 11:50 AM)
  • Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Communications Committee: Committee Visit 10:30 am; Other
EU Justice Sub-Committee: Brexit: consumer protection rights 10:30 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 10:45 AM)
  • Ms Margot James MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ms Kirstin Green, Deputy Director, Consumer Policy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Mr Adam Stevens, Head of EU Consumer Policy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House: Private Meeting 10:30 am; Other
Political Polling and Digital Media Committee: Political Polling and Digital Media 10:45 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 10:45 AM)
  • Mr Will Moy, Director, Full Fact
  • Professor Helen Margetts, Director, Oxford Internet Institute
  • (at 11:45 AM)
  • Mr Mike Smithson, Political Betting
  • Mr Matthew Shaddick, Head of Political Betting, Ladbrokes
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee: Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 11:00 am; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 11:05 AM)
  • Mr Tim Bonner, Chief Executive, Countryside Alliance
  • (at 11:50 AM)
  • Mr Guy Smith, Vice-President, National Farmers Union
  • Mr Christopher Price, Director of Policy and Advice, Country Land and Business Association
Artificial Intelligence Committee: Artificial Intelligence 3:15 pm; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 3:35 PM)
  • Professor Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, University of West England
  • Dr Ing. Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director, IEEE-Standards Association
  • (at 4:35 PM)
  • Professor Chris Reed, Professor of Electronic Commerce Law, Queen Mary University of London
  • Mr Jeremy Barnett, Barrister, St Pauls Chambers, Leeds and Gough Chambers
  • Professor Karen Yeung, Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Technology, Ethics, Law and Society at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London
Economic Affairs Committee: The economics of higher, further and technical education 3:30 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 3:35 PM)
  • Ms Shakira Martin, President, National Union of Students
  • Mr Martin Lewis OBE, Founder, Executive Chair, MoneySavingExpert.com
  • Ms Hannah Morrish, Student Choice and Higher Education Lead, The Student Room
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee: Private Meeting 3:45 pm; Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
European Union Committee: Brexit: deal or no deal 4:00 pm; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 4:05 PM)
  • Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European politics and foreign affairs, King's College London
  • Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Employment Law, Cambridge University
  • Mr Roderick Abbott, Senior Adviser on Trade Policy, ECIPE

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