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Tuesday, 7 November 2023

Commons: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • The debate on the King’s Speech is then opened. Two backbench Members from the Government side will propose and second a motion for an Address (thanking the King for the Speech), after which the Leader of the Opposition and the Prime Minister will speak. Debate on the King’s Speech may continue until 10.00pm on this day and will be resumed on subsequent days. The debate normally lasts for six sitting days: the Speaker will announce at the start of the debate which subjects are to be the main subject of debate on each day. Debate on the Address
  • Dangerous driving and the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme – James Wild Adjournment debate
  • The State Opening of Parliament will take place. The House will meet at 11.25am for the King’s Speech. Members may follow the Speaker and party leaders to hear the speech delivered in the Lords. Afterwards the House will suspend until 2.30pm. State Opening of Parliament; 11:25 am

Lords: Main Chamber   See this day →

  • State Opening of Parliament; 11:30 am
  • Motion for Humble Address; 3:30 pm

Commons: Select Committee

Defence Committee: Armed Forces Readiness Oral evidence; 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Justice Committee: Future prison population and estate capacity Oral evidence; 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster

Lords: Select Committee

Communications and Digital Committee: Large language models Oral evidence; 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Economic Affairs Committee: Bank of England: how is independence working? Private Meeting; 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee Private Meeting; 4:30 pm – 6:15 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster

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