Political News: W/C 21 June

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 21 June 

No relevant business currently scheduled 

Tuesday 22 June 

Treasury Questions (11:30am) 

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill Committee: Further to consider the Bill. Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster (9:25am, 2pm) 

Justice Committee (oral evidence session): Mental Health in Prison. Witnesses: Dame Anne Owers, Chair at Independent Monitoring Boards; Juliet Lyon CBE, Chair at Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody; Martin Jones, Chief Executive Officer at Parole Board; Alex Chalk MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice; Kate Davies CBE, Director for Health and Justice at NHS England and NHS Improvement; Phil Copple, Director General for Prisons at HM Prison and Probation Service. Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House (2:30pm) 

Wednesday 23 June 

Prime Minister’s Questions (12pm) 

Home Office Committee (oral evidence session): Violence against women and girls. Witnesses: TBC. Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster (10am) 

Deadline for Justice Questions (on Tuesday 29 June) 

Thursday 24 June 

Business Questions (from 10:30am) 

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill Committee: Further to consider the Bill. Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster (11:30am, 2pm) 

Deadlines for Prime Minister’s Questions (on Wednesday 30 June), Attorney General Questions (on Thursday 1 July) 

House of Lords 

Monday 21 June 

Oral question: Implementation of the 'Female Offender Strategy' and plans to revise the timetable for its implementation – The Lord Bishop of Gloucester (1pm) 

Tuesday 22 June 

No relevant business currently scheduled 

Wednesday 23 June 

No relevant business currently scheduled 

Thursday 24 June 

Oral question: Ensuring the criminal justice system treats deaths and injuries caused by motorists equally to those not caused by motorists – Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (from 12:20pm) 

Friday 25 June 

Legislation: Office of the Whistleblower Bill [HL] – second reading –Baroness Kramer 

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