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

HOUSE OF COMMONS

- The National Lottery Bill had its second reading yesterday (Tuesday 14 June)

- There is an adjournment debate today on the situation in Darfur

- The Racial and Religious Hatred Bill has its second reading next Tuesday

HOUSE OF LORDS

- The Equality Bill has its second reading today (see Question Time)

- The Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill has its second reading today

- Questions to ministers on Monday included whether the Government is satisfied with the progress of reconstruction following the emergency relief given in response to the Asian tsunami

WESTMINSTER HALL

- There was a debate on climate change and the G8 yesterday

- There is a debate today on mental health and incapacity benefit

- There is a debate today on human rights in Burma

- There will be a debate on recent developments in volunteering tomorrow

- There will be a debate on recent developments in volunteering on Thursday 23 June

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

- The Environment and Rural Development Committee took evidence on Monday from the Angus Association of Voluntary Associations and the Angus Citizens Advice Bureau as part as its inquiry into rural development

- The Baird Trust Reorganisation Bill has its final stage today

- There will be a debate on the Management of Offenders Bill on Thursday

- There will be a debate on the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Bill on Thursday

- The Health Committee considered the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 (day five) yesterday

SUMMER RECESS

- The House will rise on 21 July and return on 10 October

WINTER RECESS

- The House will rise on 20 December and return on 9 January

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

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