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Wednesday 04 September 2019

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11.30 am

Oral questions


12.00 pm

Prime Minister's Question Time

Ministerial statement

Spending Round 2019 - Sajid Javid

Ten Minute Rule Motion

Compulsory Purchase and Planning - Emma Hardy


European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill: Second Reading (Committee of the Whole House and Third Reading may also be taken) - Hilary Benn


Early Parliamentary General Election - Boris Johnson


Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill: remaining stages


Treasury funding for the Department of Health and Social Care - Robert Halfon

Westminster Hall

9.30 am

Westminster Hall debate

Artists visas - Deidre Brock

11.00 am

Westminster Hall debate

Emissions from vessels on the river Thames - Matthew Pennycook

2.30 pm

Westminster Hall debate

Teaching on LGBT community and acceptance in schools - Daniel Kawczynski

4.00 pm

Westminster Hall debate

Use of suicide risk assessment tools in the NHS - Kevin Hollinrake

4.30 pm

Westminster Hall debate

Policing in Staffordshire - Ruth Smeeth

General Committees

No business scheduled

Select Committees

9.15 am

Exiting the European Union - Oral Evidence Session
The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal

James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive, Freight Transport Association
Andrew Opie, Director of Food & Sustainability, British Retail Consortium
Karen Wheeler,CBE, former Director General, Cross Government Border Delivery Group, HMRC

Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

9.30 am

Northern Ireland Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Consultation on implementation of the Stormont House Agreement

Professor Louise Mallinder, Professor of Law, Queen’s University Belfast and member of the Model Bill Team
Professor Kieran McEvoy, Professor of Law and Transitional Justice, Queen’s University Belfast and member of the Model Bill Team
Daniel Holder, Deputy Director, Committee on the Administration of Justice and member of the Model Bill Team

Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

9.30 am

Work and Pensions - Oral Evidence Session
School holiday poverty

Stephanie Ellis, Manager, Welcome Network
Jan Lefley, Community Manager, Romsey Community School
Dr Caroline Wolhuter, Head of Innovation and Impact, Accord Group
Ian Stevenson, Service Manager, Neighbourhood Management, Gateshead Council
Lord Agnew, Minister for the School System, Department for Education
Sarah Lewis, Director, System Leadership and Strategy (Early Years and Schools), Department for Education
Will Quince MP, Minister for Welfare Delivery, Department for Work and Pensions
Donna Ward, Policy Director, Department for Work and Pensions

Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster

9.50 am

Women and Equalities - Oral Evidence Session
Mental health of men and boys

Mark Brooks OBE, Chair, ManKind Initiative and Co-founder, Men and Boys Coalition
Steve Canning, Project Developer, Operation Emotion
Duncan Craig, Chief Executive Officer and Psychotherapist, Survivors Manchester
Ippo Panteloudakis, Head of Services, Respect
Bob Greig, Director, OnlyDads
Honor Rhodes OBE, Director of Strategic Development, Tavistock Relationships
Sonia Shaljean, Managing Director and Founder, Lads Need Dads
Sarah Tyler, Barrister, Coram Chambers

Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster

10.00 am

Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Home Office preparations for Brexit

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Martin, National Police Chiefs’ Council
Steve Rodhouse, Director General (Operations), National Crime Agency
Peter May, Permanent Secretary, Department of Justice for Northern Ireland
Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin, Police Service of Northern Ireland
Karen Pearson, Head of EU Relations, the Executive Office Northern Ireland
Dr Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary, the Executive Office Northern Ireland

Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

10.00 am

Justice - Oral Evidence Session
Victims' Commissioner

Dame Vera Baird, Victims' Commissioner
Russell A'Court, Chief Executive, Victims Commission

Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

10.15 am

Environmental Audit - Oral Evidence Session
Net zero government

Carl von Reibnitz, Sustainability Director, Ministry of Justice
Clive Beard, Programmes Director, Prisons Estate Maintenance and Improvement, Ministry of Justice
Dr Rossa Donovan, Head of Environment and Sustainable Development, Network Rail
Professor Jim Watson, Professor of Energy Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and Director, UK Energy Research Centre
Julie Hirigoyen , Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council
Dr Rebecca Willis, Research Fellow, University of Exeter
Dr Joanne Wade, Deputy Director, Association for Decentralised Energy

Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster

11.00 am

International Trade - Oral Evidence Session
Free ports

Tim Morris, CEO of UK Major Ports Group and member of the Government's Free Ports Advisory panel
Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst - Ports and Terminals, Drewry
Geoff Lippitt, Group Commercial Director, PD Ports

Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster

2.15 pm

Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
UK's economic relationship with the European Union

Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

2.15 pm

Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
Bank of England Inflation Reports

Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England
Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics
Professor Jonathan Haskel, External Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

2.15 pm

European Scrutiny - Oral Evidence Session
Post-Brexit Scrutiny of EU Law and Policy

Kenneth Armstrong, Professor of European Law, University of Cambridge
Jack Simson Caird, Senior Research Fellow in Parliaments and the Rule of Law, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
Sir Stephen Laws, Senior Research Fellow at Policy Exchange and former First Parliamentary Counsel

Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster

2.30 pm

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - Oral Evidence Session
Reality tv

Yewande Biala, former Love Island contestant
Marcel Somerville, former Love Island contestant
Dwayne Davison, former Jeremy Kyle Show participant
Robert Gregory, former Jeremy Kyle Show participant

Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Joint Committees

No business scheduled

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