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What's on in Parliament today

Thursday in the House of Commons
BBC Parliament

From 1030:
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Hilary Benn and his ministerial team

From 1130 (approx):
Business Statement
Leader of the House Harriet Harman announces the House's forthcoming business

From 1230 (approx):
Main business
• Topical debate on fireworks safety
• Debate on the Social Care Green Paper
• Private members' bills

From 1800 (approx):
Sales and promotions in the furniture industry, tabled by Labour MP David Taylor

Thursday in the House of Lords

From 1100:
• Value of benefits overpayments and unrecovered tax - Lord James of Blackheath
• Dealing with water shortages in Africa - Lord Hunt of Chesterton
• Complexities affecting investigations and bringing of suspects to trial in Northern Ireland - Lord Cope of Berkeley
• Training of the Territorial Army - Lord Astor of Hever

From 1130 (approx):
Main business
• Third reading of the Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill
• Report stage (day 4) of the Coroners and Justice Bill
• Motion to withdraw Education (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2009, tabled by Baroness Verma
• Short debate on the decision making process determining the use of off-label medicines, tabled by Earl Howe

Friday in the House of Commons

The House will not be sitting

Friday in the House of Lords

The House will not be sitting

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