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Oral Answers to Questions is a regularly scheduled appearance where the Secretary of State and junior minister will answer at the Dispatch Box questions from backbench MPsOther Commons Chamber appearances can be:
Westminster Hall debates are performed in response to backbench MPs or e-petitions asking for a Minister to address a detailed issue
Written Statements are made when a current event is not sufficiently significant to require an Oral Statement, but the House is required to be informed.
|Jun. 11||Oral Questions||Oral Answers to Questions|
|Jun. 11||Topical Questions||Topical Questions|
|Jun. 17||Urgent Questions||Recall of Tumble Dryers|
|Jul. 23||Written Statements||Parliamentary Question: Correction|
|Jul. 10||Westminster Hall||Retail Strategy|
|Jun. 24||Adjournment Debate||Smart Cities|
|Title||Last Event||Next Event Date||Last Updated|
|Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Act 2018||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceddings) 19 July, 2018||7 Sep 2018, 1:19 p.m.|
|A Bill to make provision for the imposition of a cap on rates charged to domestic customers for the supply of gas and electricity; and for connected purposes.|
|European Union (Approvals) Act 2017||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 7 December, 2017||15 Dec 2017, 3:49 p.m.|
|To make provision approving for the purposes of section 8 of the European Union Act 2011 draft decisions under Article 352 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the participation of the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia in the work of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and on the signing and conclusion of an agreement between the European Union and Canada regarding the application of their competition laws.|
|Smart Meters Act 2018||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 23 May, 2018||24 May 2018, 11:05 a.m.|
|A Bill to extend the period for the Secretary of State to exercise powers relating to smart metering and to provide for a special administration regime for a smart meter communication licensee.|
|Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 26 June, 2018||27 Jun 2018, 10:26 a.m.|
|A Bill To make provision about nuclear safeguards; and for connected purposes.|
Select Committees are a formally established cross-party group of backbench MPs tasked with holding a Government department to account.
At any time there will be number of ongoing investigations into the work of the Department, or issues which fall within the oversight of the Department. Witnesses can be summoned from within the Government and outside to assist in these inquiries, and the Select Committee will occasionally publish formal reports of their findings.
|Aug. 16||European Structural and Investment Funds procurement documents||Guidance and Regulation|
|Aug. 15||Government sets out position on shale gas exploration||News and Communications|
|Aug. 14||Consumer rights and business: changes after Brexit||Guidance and Regulation|
Written Questions are submitted by Members of Parliament and the House of Lords to receive information or updates from a Department.
Departments are required to respond in a timely fashion and provide a response or requested information. Written Questions can compel detailed and specific information to be produced, and are frequently used as the source of news stories about the work of a Department.
|1 Aug 2019, 1:24 p.m.||Research: Finance||Lord Freyberg|
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 23 July (HL17211), which government department will take the lead in developing the Roadmap referenced following the Spending Review.
Answer (Lord Duncan of Springbank)
Government alone cannot deliver the 2.4% target. The Department is working with UKRI and other key partners to develop a roadmap that sets out how government and industry will work together to achieve this ambition.