Political News: W/C 16th November

Provisional parliamentary business has now been announced for this period, including the following that may be of relevance to you. Please note, the following may change at short notice. 
 

House of Commons 
 

Monday 16 November 
 
Legislation: Pension Schemes Bill [Lords]: remaining stages (from 3.30pm) 
 
Tuesday 17 November 
 
Justice Committee - Oral evidence: The Coroner Service. Witnesses: Derek Winter DL, Deputy Chief Coroner for England and Wales; Her Honour Judge Alexia Durran, Deputy Chief Coroner for England and Wales; His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC, Chief Coroner of England and Wales; Alex Chalk MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice; Judith Bernstein, Joint Head of Coroners, Burials, Cremation and Inquiries Policy, Ministry of Justice. Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (2.30pm) 
 
Wednesday 18 November 
 
Prime Minister’s Questions (12pm) 
 
General debate: Covid-19 
 
Westminster Hall debate: Future of the Union Learning Fund - Lilian Greenwood (9.30am) 
 
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - Oral evidence: Cross-border co-operation on policing, security and criminal justice after Brexit. Witnesses: Naomi Long MLA, Minister of Justice, Northern Ireland Executive; Linda Hamilton, Deputy Director, EU Exit and Victims Support Division, Northern Ireland Executive Department of Justice. Location: Virtual meeting (9.30am) 
 
Human Rights (Joint Committee) - Oral evidence: Ministerial Scrutiny: Human Rights. Witnesses: Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; Andrew Waldren, Deputy Director, Human Rights Team, Minstry of Justice. Location: Virtual Meeting (3pm) 
 
Thursday 19 November 
  
Business Questions (from 10.30am) 
 
Westminster Hall debate: The future of work - Kirsten Oswald (3pm) 
 
Deadline for Prime Minister’s Questions (on Wednesday 25 November) 
 

House of Lords 
 

Monday 16 November 
 
No relevant business currently scheduled 
 
Tuesday 17 November 
 
Oral questions: Report by the Children's Commissioner 'Unregulated Children in care living in semi-independent accommodation' - Baroness Doocey (12pm) 
 
EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee - Oral evidence: Post-Brexit police cooperation. Witnesses: Assistant Chief Constable Mark McEwan, Lead for EU Exit, Police Service of Northern Ireland; Dr Amanda Kramer, Lecturer, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast; Dr Vicky Conway, Lecturer, Dublin City University. Location: Virtual meeting (webcast) (10am) 
 
Wednesday 18 November 
 
No relevant business currently scheduled 
 
Thursday 19 November 
  
Orders and regulations: Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Viscount Younger of Leckie 

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