Political News: W/C 8th February

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. Parliament is set to rise for the February Recess on Thursday 11 February and return on Monday 22 February. 

House of Commons 

Monday 8 February 

Home Office Questions (2:30pm) 

Tuesday 9 February 

Ten Minute Rule Motion: Victims Of Crime And Anti-Social Behaviour, Etc (Rights, Entitlements And Related Matters) - Peter Kyle (12:30pm) 

Justice Committee - Oral evidence: Court Capacity, The Future of Legal Aid. Witnesses: James Mulholland QC, Chair, Criminal Bar Association; Hollie Collinge, Solicitor Advocate; Daniel Bonich, Chair, Criminal Law Solicitors Association; Emma Fenn Barrister. Location: Virtual meeting (2:30pm) 

Wednesday 10 February 

Prime Minister’s Questions (12pm) 

Motion relating to The Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports (from 12:45pm) 

Thursday 11 February 

Cabinet Office Questions (9:30am)  

Business Questions (from 10:30am) 

Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence: MoJ recall, NAO Estimate and Strategy. Witnesses: Daniel Lambauer, Executive Director, The National Audit Office; Gareth Davies, Comptroller and Auditor General, The National Audit Office; Antonia Romeo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice; Jo Farrar, CEO, Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service; Kevin Sadler, Acting Chief Executive, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service; James McEwen, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Ministry of Justice Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (10am) 

Deadline for Prime Minister’s Questions (on Wednesday 24 February) 

House of Lords 

Monday 8 February 

Legislation: Domestic Abuse Bill – committee stage (day 5) - Baroness Williams of Trafford (from 1:40pm) 

Tuesday 9 February 

Legislation: Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill - consideration of Commons amendments - Baroness Williams of Trafford (from 12:30pm) 

Legislation: Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill - committee stage (day 2) - Lord Stewart of Dirleton 

Wednesday 10 February 

Legislation: Domestic Abuse Bill - committee stage (day 6) - Baroness Williams of Trafford (from 12:30pm) 

Thursday 11 February 

No relevant business currently scheduled 

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