Policy and Politics: In the Chamber - A digest of sessions with a sector agenda

HOUSE OF COMMONS

- The final stages of the Gambling Bill were on Monday

- An Opposition debate on the implementation of the Licensing Act 2003 took place yesterday (Tuesday)

SELECT COMMITTEES

- The Culture, Media and Sport Committee took evidence yesterday on arts development for the theatre

- The Health Committee takes evidence tomorrow from sexual health charities on HIV/Aids and sexual health policy

STANDING COMMITTEES

- Standing Committee G looked at the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill yesterday and will do so again tomorrow

HOUSE OF LORDS

- The committee stage (day 1) of the Mental Capacity Bill was yesterday (committee of the whole House). Day 2 will be next Tuesday

- A debate on government policy on reducing poverty in developing countries will be held today

JOINT COMMITTEES

- The Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill takes evidence today from mental health charities

- The Joint Committee on Human Rights takes evidence today from legal and voluntary groups and Home Office minister Fiona Mactaggart

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

- There will be an executive debate on the elderly today

- There will be a ministerial statement on sexual health tomorrow

COMMITTEES

- The Enterprise and Culture Committee considered the National Lottery Bill from the UK Parliament yesterday

- The Health Committee took evidence yesterday on its inquiry into eating disorders

- The Communities Committee will consider the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Bill today

WELSH ASSEMBLY

- The assembly will debate the Welsh Assembly Government's reponse to the Child Poverty Task Force on Wednesday

For Hansard reports and information on committees, see www.parliament.uk.

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