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3 Jul 2020, 5:23 p.m.
We have deleted a tweet about a petition relating to #conversiontherapy that caused offence. We apologise. Our intention was to provide a platform for people to share their opinions with the Petitions Committee, and inform its case to the Government. Clearly we misjudged this. - Link

Bills before Parliament

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Private Member's Bills can be proposed by any member in the Commons or Lords, but have limited time to complete their passage. Of hundreds proposed, only a few will become law each year.

Royal Assent signifies the bill has completed passage by Parliament, and the Sovereign has signed the bill into law.

Sat 4th July in the Commons Chamber
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Government Departments

Departments and Ministries are the primary organisational units of the Government. Each department is headed by a Secretary of State, and is responsible for administering a defined policy area.

Departments and Ministers are scrutinised through various appearances in the House of Commons, Parliamentary Select Committees, and responding to written questions tabled by MPs and Lords.

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Department News (from Departmental twitter feeds)
4 Jul 2020, 4:25 p.m.
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Govt
From today, places of worship are permitted to re-open for communal worship and wedding ceremonies in line with social distancing guidelines read more from @RobertJenrick in @ChurchTimes - Link
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Thursday, July 2nd in the Commons

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House of Commons Chamber

Education Settings: Autumn Opening (Department for Education)
(77 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Gavin Williamson - Secretary of State for Education

Adjournment Debate

Manchester Airport and the Local Economy (Department for Transport)
(15 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Kelly Tolhurst - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Business of the House (Leader of the House)
(92 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg - Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

Finance Bill (HM Treasury)
(52 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Jesse Norman - Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)

Other Commons Events
Written Statements

Celsa Steel (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Contributing Ministers
Alok Sharma - Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Contingencies Fund Advance (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Contributing Ministers
Oliver Dowden - Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Local Government Funding: Covid-19 (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government)
Contributing Ministers
Robert Jenrick - Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

Biometrics Commissioner Annual Report (Home Office)
Contributing Ministers
Kit Malthouse - Minister of State (Home Office)

Public Bill Committees

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill (Sixth sitting) (Home Office)
(35 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Chris Philp - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill (Fifth sitting) (Home Office)
(44 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Chris Philp - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)