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

House of Commons

Opposition debate happens today - Wednesday - on farming and rural communities

The report stage of the Gambling Bill will be next Monday

Select committees

The Home Affairs Committee took evidence yesterday from Crime Concern on anti-social behaviour

The International Development Committee took evidence yesterday from charities on development in Iraq

The Transport Committee takes evidence today from Transport 2000 and others on road pricing

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee takes evidence today from Friends of the Earth and WWF on policy towards climate change

Standing committees

Standing Committee B considered the Identity Cards Bill yesterday

Standing committee G considered the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill yesterday and will do so tomorrow

House of Lords

The second reading of the Charities Bill will be tomorrow

Lords Committees

The committee stage of the Mental Capacity Bill will start next Tuesday The Grand Committee considered the Disability Discrimination Bill on Monday and will do so tomorrow and next Monday

The Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill Committee took evidence yesterday and will do so tomorrow

Joint Committees

The Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill takes evidence from ministers today

Scottish Parliament

The Equal Opportunities Committee took evidence yesterday on the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Bill. It also took evidence on the Disability Discrimination Bill

The Finance Committee took evidence yesterday on the financial memorandum of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Bill

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

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

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