The week in Westminster: February 27th - March 2nd

The week in Westminster: February 27th - March 2nd
The week in Westminster: February 27th - March 2nd

The coalition's NHS reforms are facing further scrutiny from the Lords this week, in what is set to be another severe test for ministers.

COMMONS

Monday

Questions - education
Debate - funding for the Olympics and Paralympic Games
Debate - Forensic Science Service
Adjournment debate - government guidance on retention of the printed photo ID market


Tuesday

Questions - Foreign Office
Ten minute rule motion - eradication of slavery (UK company supply chains)
Debate - transport and the economy
Debate - preparations for the Rio Plus summit
Adjournment debate - supermarkets and public land in Scotland

Wednesday

Questions - Wales
Prime minister's questions
Ten minute rule motion - financial institutions (reform)
Legislation - water industry (financial assistance) bill
Adjournment debate - procurement for High Speed 2

Thursday

Questions - environment, food and rural affairs
Business statement - leader of the House
Backbench business - CPI/RPI pensions uprating
Backbench business - Welsh affairs
Adjournment debate - treatment of Hazara people in Quetta, Pakistan

LORDS

Monday

Questions - turning left at a red traffic light, organ transplants, British film industry, neurological services
Legislation - health and social care bill
Short debate - consumer information and low-cost flights

Tuesday

Questions - Middle East Quartet, local authority monitoring standards, National Assembly for Wales devolution
Legislation - public services (social enterprise and social value) bill
Legislation - Scotland bill

Wednesday

Questions - asbestos-related court cases, UK-Caribbean relations, pneumoconiosis compensation
Legislation - domestic violence, crime and victims (amendment) bill
Legislation - health and social care bill

Thursday

Questions - Scottish independent and the Welsh first minister, early intervention physiotherapy, reoffending
Debate - international women's day
Debate - governance and regulation of BBC
Legislation - House of Lords reform bill

PICK OF THE COMMITTEES

Monday

16:30 - deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and constitutional reform minister Mark Harper, before draft House of Lords reform bill committee

Tuesday

12:30 - attorney-general Dominic Grieve and director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer, before home affairs committee, on: Extradition

Wednesday

09:45 - Bank of England governor Mervyn King, before Treasury committee, on: February inflation report
 

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