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Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Commons: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Health (including Topical Questions) Oral questions; 11:30 am
  • Local Government Finance Settlement – Sajid Javid Ministerial statement; 12:30 pm
  • Policing – Nick Hurd Ministerial statement
  • Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) – Lord Bellingham Ten Minute Rule Motion
  • Finance (No.2) Bill - Committee Stage (Day 2) - Committee of the whole House Legislation
  • Motion to approve a statutory instrument relating to terrorism Motion
  • Motion to approve European documents relating to the Schengen information system Motion
  • Roadchef Employees Benefit Trust – Neil Gray Adjournment debate

Lords: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Report of the Lord Speaker’s committee on the size of the House – Lord Burns Debate; 11:00 am
  • Reviewing Government policy on capping domestic energy prices – Lord Naseby Oral questions; 2:30 pm
  • Reviewing vaping regulations – Viscount Ridley Oral questions
  • Supporting women to use the legal system to challenge sexual harassment in the workplace – Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws Oral questions
  • Addressing increasing homelessness and demand for temporary accommodation – the Bishop of St Albans Oral questions
  • Report of the Lord Speaker’s committee on the size of the House - continued – Lord Burns Debate
  • Local Government Finance Settlement – Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Statement
  • Estimated rising time; 10:00 pm

Commons: Westminster Hall   See this day →

  • Steel sector deal - general debate determined by the Backbench Business Committee – Stephen Kinnock Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Environmental and food system education in schools – Kerry McCarthy Westminster Hall debate; 11:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Social mobility in Wales – Chris Elmore Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Blue Belt programme of marine protected areas – James Gray Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Childcare for fostered children – Lisa Nandy Westminster Hall debate; 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Commons: General Committee

  • Third Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Transparency of Donations and Loans etc. (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2018 2:30 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Commons: Select Committee

Home Affairs: Hate crime and its violent consequences 9:30 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Dr Nicklas Berild Lundblad, Vice President Public Policy, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Google
  • Simon Milner, Director, Public Policy, Facebook
  • Sinead McSweeney, VP Public Policy and Communications, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Twitter
Justice: Employment tribunal fees 10:00 am; Room 18, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Shantha David, Legal Officer, Unison
  • Joe Egan, President, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Dominic Raab MP, Minister of State
  • David Parkin, Deputy Director, Civil Justice and Law Policy
  • Bill Dowse, Senior Policy Adviser, Courts and Tribunals Fees Policy, Ministry of Justice
Treasury: Student Loans 10:00 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation
  • Matt Toombs, Director of Student Finance and Analysis, Department for Education
Education: Accountability hearings 10:00 am; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual
  • Roger Taylor, Chair, Ofqual
International Development: The humanitarian response in South Sudan 10:00 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Dame Rosalind Marsden, Associate Fellow, Chatham House
  • Natalia Chan, Senior Advocacy and Policy Officer, East Africa, Christian Aid
  • Dr Edward Thomas, Human rights investigator and researcher
  • Rory Stewart OBE MP, Minister of State for the Department for International Development and Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs: Civil Service effectiveness 10:00 am; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Professor Andrew Kakabadse, Henley Business School
  • Julian McCrae, Institute for Government
  • Sir Ian Cheshire, Government Lead Non-Executive
  • Catherine Brown, Cabinet Office non-executive
Foreign Affairs: The UK’s influence in the UN 10:00 am; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Sir Robert John Sawers GCMG, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations 2007-2009
  • Lord Hannay of Chiswick GCMG, CH, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations 1990-1995
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft domestic gas and electricity (tariff cap) bill 10:15 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Michael Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK
  • Sarwjit Sambhi, Managing Director UK Home, Centrica
  • Ed Kamm, Chief Commercial Officer, First Utility
  • Stephen Forbes, Chief Commercial Officer, SSE
  • Peter Haigh, Managing Director, Bristol Energy
  • David Bird, Chief Executive Officer, Co-op Energy
  • Hayden Wood, Co-founder, Bulb
  • Patrick New, Managing Director, Ecotricity
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Fake news 10:15 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Professor Kalina Bontcheva, Professor of Text Analysis, University of Sheffield
  • Samantha Bradshaw, Oxford Internet Institute
  • David Alandete, Managing Editor, El País
  • Francisco de Borja Lasheras, Director, Madrid Office, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Mira Milosevich-Juaristi, Associate Professor, History of International Relations, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid
Defence: North Korea 11:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Vice Admiral (Rtd) Sir Jeremy Blackham KCB
  • Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, Royal United Services Institute
  • Nigel Inkster CMG, Special Adviser, International Institute for Strategic Studies
Welsh Affairs: Responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Wales 1:15 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
Health: Brexit: the regulation of medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin 2:30 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses:
  • Professor Alan Boyd, President of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
  • Emma Greenwood, Director of Policy, Cancer Research UK
  • John Maingay, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, British Heart Foundation
  • Sir Hugh Taylor, Co-Chair, Brexit Health Alliance
  • Hugo Fry, UK General Manager, Sanofi
  • Warwick Smith, Director General, British Generic Manufacturers Association
  • Phil Thomson, President, Global Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline
  • John Wilkinson, Partner, Cooley LLP
Backbench Business: Proposals for backbench debates 2:30 pm; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • Members of Parliament

Lords: Select Committee

Science and Technology Committee (Lords): Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy 9:40 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 9:45 AM)
  • Professor Tim Evans, NHS Improvement
  • Mr Miles Scott, NHS Improvement
EU Justice Sub-Committee: Private Meeting 10:30 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Artificial Intelligence Committee: Artificial Intelligence 3:15 pm; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 3:30 PM)
  • Professor David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Professor of the History of Science and Technology, and Professor of Modern British History, King's College London
  • Professor Peter McOwan, Vice Principal, Public Engagement and Student Enterprise, Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, President, Royal Statistical Society
Communications Committee: The advertising industry 3:15 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses:
  • (at 3:30 PM)
  • Mr Adam Cohen, Head of Economic Policy for EMEA, Google
  • Mr Ed Couchman, Director of Agency Partnerships, Facebook
  • Mr Simon Milner, Policy Director - UK, Middle East and Africa, Facebook
  • Mr Michael Todd, Head of Advertising Industry Relations, Google
  • (at 4:30 PM)
  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, Department for Education

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