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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Commons: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Scotland Oral questions; 11:30 am
  • Prime Minister's Question Time 12:00 pm
  • Health Impacts (Public Sector Duty) – Luciana Berger Ten Minute Rule Motion
  • Schools – Jeremy Corbyn Opposition Day Debate
  • Social care – Jeremy Corbyn Opposition Day Debate
  • Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 Debate
  • Law on use of digital images and consent – Meg Hillier Adjournment debate

Lords: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • Assisting high street retailers to prevent further closures and job losses – Lord Naseby Oral questions; 3:00 pm
  • Action to promote freedom of religion or belief as part of the human rights agenda to be discussed at the Commonwealth Summit – Baroness Berridge Oral questions
  • Gender pay gaps in academy schools and trusts – Lord Storey Oral questions
  • Ensuring the provision of domiciliary home care support, in the light of the decision by Allied Healthcare to file for a company voluntary arrangement – Baroness Wheeler Oral questions
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – Report (day 3) – Lord Callanan Legislation

Commons: Westminster Hall   See this day →

  • Protecting children in conflict areas – Chris Law Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am
  • Capital needs of co-operatives – Gareth Thomas Westminster Hall debate; 11:00 am
  • Transport for the South East – Huw Merriman Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm
  • Future governance of Christchurch Council – Christopher Chope Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm
  • Strategy for internally displaced people – Caroline Spelman Westminster Hall debate; 4:30 pm

Commons: General Committees

  • Tenth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (NHS Recruitment – Protected Disclosure) Regulations 2018 8:55 am; Room 11, Palace of Westminster
  • Public Bill Committee: Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 9:30 am; Room 9, Palace of Westminster
  • Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No.18) Order 2018 2:30 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Commons: Select Committees

Exiting the European Union: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal 9:15 am; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fur trade in the UK 9:30 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rt Hon Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Beth Martin, Deputy Director, Consumer and Competition Directorate, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Marc Casale, Deputy Director, Animal Health and Welfare, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Northern Ireland Affairs: Brexit and Northern Ireland: Fisheries 9:30 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Alan McCulla OBE, CEO, The Anglo-Northern Irish Fish Producers Organisation Harry Wick, CEO, The Northern Ireland Fish Producers Organisation
High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill: High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill 9:40 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Women and Equalities: Sexual harassment in the workplace 9:50 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Paul Philip, Chief Executive, Solicitors Regulation Authority Francesca West, Chief Executive, Public Concern at Work Andrew Taggart, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Diana Holland, Assistant General Secretary for Transport, Equalities, Food and Agriculture, Unite the Union Marion Scovell, Head of Legal, Prospect Susan Clews, Chief Operations Officer, Acas
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small businesses and productivity 10:45 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Paul Uppal, Small Business Commissioner
High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill: High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill 2:10 pm; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: As for morning session unless already heard
Public Accounts: BBC commercial activities 2:30 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Lord Tony Hall, Director-General Anne Bulford, Deputy Director-General, BBC Tim Davie, CEO, BBC Worldwide
International Development: Definition and administration of ODA 2:30 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister of State Liane Saunders, Strategy Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State Dr Sharon Ellis, Director of International Science and Innovation, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Jean Christophe Gray, Director, Public Services, HM Treasury
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Work of DEFRA: Health and Harmony 2:45 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Professor Janet Dwyer, Professor of Rural Policy, University of Gloucester and Director of Countryside and Community Research Institute Phil Stocker, Chief Executive, National Sheep Association Jilly Greed, co-founder, Ladies in Beef Peter Dawson, Policy and Sustainability Director, Dairy UK Peter Stevenson, Chief Policy Advisor, Compassion in World Farming Vicki Hird, Sustainable Farming Campaign Coordinator, Sustain Professor Tim Lang, Centre for Food Policy, City University Helen Browning, Chief Executive, Soil Association
Home Affairs: Windrush children 3:30 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Adrian Berry, Chair, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association Lucy Moreton, General Secretary, The ISU Satbir Singh, Chief Executive, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary Glynn Williams, Director General responsible for Border, Immigration and Citizenship
Treasury: The Work of the Chancellor of the Exchequer 4:00 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury

Lords: Select Committees

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee: Brexit: plant and animal biosecurity 10:00 am; Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:30 AM) Dr Robert Black, Consultant, Biosecurity Law and Drafting, Natural Resources Institute Dr Emily Lydgate, Lecturer in Environmental Law, University of Sussex Dr Kezia Barker, Lecturer in Geography, Birkbeck, University of London
Constitution Committee: Lord Chief Justice 10:15 am; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:30 AM) The Rt Hon The Lord Burnett of Maldon, The Lord Chief Justice
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Brexit: the proposed UK-EU security treaty 10:30 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:45 AM) Mr George Wilson, EU Law and Policy Specialist, Liberty Mr Javier Ruiz Diaz, Policy Director, Open Rights Group
Liaison Committee (Lords): Review of investigative and scrutiny committees 10:30 am; Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:40 AM) Dr Hannah White, Director of Research, Institute for Government Ms Maddy Thimont Jack, Researcher, Institute for Government Professor Meg Russell, Director of the Constitution Unit, Constitution Unit, University College London
International Relations Committee: Foreign policy in changed world conditions 10:40 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:40 AM) Sir Tony Brenton KCMG, Former British Ambassador to Russia (2004-2008) Sir Andrew Wood GCMG, Former British Ambassador to Russia (1995-2000) (at 11:40 AM) Ms Oksana Antonenko, Visiting Senior Fellow, Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics Dr Natasha Kuhrt, Lecturer, Department of War Studies, King's College London
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee: Private Meeting 11:00 am; Other
Finance Committee (Lords): Private Meeting 4:15 pm; Other