House of Commons Schedule by Type

View future events by the following categories:

Adjournment Debates (4)Departmental Questions (21)Opposition Day Debates (0)Westminster Hall Debates (0)Ten Minute Bills (9)Select Committee Meetings (14)Secondary Legislation (0)

If you wish to view scheduled events by day, the official Future Business calendar can be read at this link and the Parliamentary Calendar can be viewed here


Adjournment Debates

Adjournment debates are 30 minute debates at the conclusion of Parliamentary days Monday - Thurday.

A backbencher raises a topic of their choosing and the relevant Minister responds. There is no vote taken at the conclusion of the debate.

Tuesday 1st September 2020 - 7 p.m.
Future of the former Radlett Airfield site
Tabled By: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 - 7 p.m.
Sentencing for child cruelty offences
Tabled By: Tom Tugendhat (Conservative - Tonbridge and Malling)
Thursday 3rd September 2020 - 5 p.m.
Freedom of navigation on the South China Sea
Tabled By: Andrew Bowie (Conservative - West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
Monday 7th September 2020 - 10 p.m.
Effect of housing developments on local communities in West Sussex
Tabled By: Andrew Griffith (Conservative - Arundel and South Downs)

Questions to Government Departments

Government Departments attend the Dispatch Box on a rota basis to face questions from Shadow Ministers and backbenchers

Oral and Topical Questions is the first scheduled event of the Parliamentary day Monday -Thursday.

Tuesday 1st September 2020 - 2:30 p.m.
Department of Health and Social Care
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Northern Ireland Office
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 - noon
Prime Minister's Question Time
Thursday 3rd September 2020 - 9:30 a.m.
Department for International Trade
Monday 7th September 2020 - 2:30 p.m.
Department for Education
Tuesday 8th September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 9th September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Scotland Office
Wednesday 9th September 2020 - noon
Prime Minister's Question Time
Thursday 10th September 2020 - 9:30 a.m.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Thursday 10th September 2020 - 10:10 a.m.
Church Commissioners and House of Commons Commission and Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body and Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission
Monday 14th September 2020 - 2:30 p.m.
Department for Work and Pensions
Tuesday 15th September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
HM Treasury
Wednesday 16th September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Wales Office
Wednesday 16th September 2020 - noon
Prime Minister's Question Time
Thursday 17th September 2020 - 9:30 a.m.
Department for Transport
Monday 21st September 2020 - 2:30 p.m.
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 22nd September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Ministry of Justice
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
Women and Equalities (including Topical Questions)
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 - noon
Prime Minister's Question Time
Thursday 24th September 2020 - 9:30 a.m.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Thursday 24th September 2020 - 10:10 a.m.
Attorney General

Ten Minute Bills

Ten Minute Bills are an opportunity for backbenchers to give a 10 minute speech as the First Reading for a proposed Bill.

They are scheduled for immediately after Question Time to give the largest possible attendence.

Tuesday 1st September 2020 - 12:15 p.m.
Immigration (Health and Social Care Staff)
Tabled By: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
Tuesday 1st September 2020 - 12:15 p.m.
Details to be provided
Tabled By: Mr Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
Tuesday 1st September 2020 - 12:15 p.m.
Details to be provided
Tabled By: Mr Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 - 12:45 p.m.
Recall of MPs (Change of Party Affiliation)
Tabled By: Anthony Mangnall (Conservative - Totnes)
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 - 12:45 p.m.
Details to be provided
Tabled By: Alan Mak (Conservative - Havant)
Tuesday 8th September 2020 - 12:15 p.m.
White Goods (Registration)
Tabled By: Yvonne Fovargue (Labour - Makerfield)
Wednesday 9th September 2020 - 12:45 p.m.
Houses in Multiple Occupation
Tabled By: Ian Levy (Conservative - Blyth Valley)
Tuesday 15th September 2020 - 12:15 p.m.
Digitally Altered Body Images
Tabled By: Dr Luke Evans (Conservative - Bosworth)
Wednesday 16th September 2020 - 12:45 p.m.
Remote Participation in House of Commons Proceedings (Motion)
Tabled By: Geraint Davies (Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West)

Westminster Hall Debates

Westminster Hall is a forum for debates outside the Main Chamber.

As with Adjournment Debates, issues are tabled by backbench MPs and a Government Minister will respond without a vote being taken.


Opposition Day Debates

Opposition Days are designated days where the Opposition can table a motion for debate with a concluding vote that is non-binding on the Government.


Secondary Legislation Debates

The creation of Secondary (or Delegated) Legislation is a power issued to the Goverment by an Act of Parliament.

Certain secondary legislation requires the assessment and approval of Parliament, which is performed by Delegated Legislation Committees.


Select Committee Meetings

Select Committees perform oversight of the Government and scrutiny of legislation

Tuesday 1st September 2020
    Treasury Committee - Private Meeting
    9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Virtual meeting
    Foreign Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
    2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Virtual meeting
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
    Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
    10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Room 6, Palace of Westminster
    Treasury Committee - Private Meeting
    2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Virtual meeting
    Committee of Selection - Private Meeting
    4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Committee of Selection - Private Meeting
    4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 3rd September 2020
    Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) - Private Meeting
    11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday 8th September 2020
    Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union - Private Meeting
    9 a.m. - noon - Virtual meeting
    Finance Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
    12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    Foreign Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
    2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Virtual meeting
    Foreign Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
    2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Virtual meeting
Tuesday 15th September 2020
    Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union - Private Meeting
    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Virtual meeting
    Foreign Affairs Committee - Private Meeting
    2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Virtual meeting
Wednesday 16th September 2020
    Liaison Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
    3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Room 21, Palace of Westminster

Future Bill Debate Schedule

Dates have been set for the following bill debates

Tuesday 1st September 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Fisheries Bill [HL] 2019-21
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
2nd reading: House of Lords - Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [HL] 2019-21
Thursday 3rd September 2020
Committee stage: House of Commons - Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill 2019-21
Monday 7th September 2020
Committee stage: House of Lords - Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2019-21
Tuesday 8th September 2020
2nd reading: House of Lords - Trade Bill 2019-21
Committee stage: House of Lords - Parliamentary Constituencies Bill 2019-21
Friday 11th September 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Public Advocate (No. 2) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - European Union Withdrawal (Implementation Period) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Clubfoot) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Pedicabs (London) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Employment (Dismissal and Re-employment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Electricity Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Employment (Reasonable Adjustments for Carers) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Internet Access (Children Eligible for Free School Meals) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Sexual Offences (Sports Coaches) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) (Extension) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Police Stop and Search (Repeal) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Magistrates (Retirement Age) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Electoral Candidates (Age) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Domestic Properties (Minimum Energy Performance) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - British Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Coronavirus Inquiry Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) (No. 2) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Third Sector Organisations (Impact and Support) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - International Development (Women’s Sanitary Products) Bill 2019-21
Friday 25th September 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Desecration of War Memorials Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Demonstrations (Abortion Clinics) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Foreign Nationals (Criminal Offender and Prisoner Removal) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Border Control Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - National Health Service (Co-Funding and Co-Payment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Public Interest Disclosure (Protection) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Forensic Science Regulator and Biometrics Strategy Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences) Bill 2019-21
Friday 16th October 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Human Rights and Responsibilities Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Healthcare (Local Accountability) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Criminal Fraud (Private Prosecutions) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Judicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Schools Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mobile Homes and Park Homes Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Pregnancy and Maternity (Redundancy Protection) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - General Election (Leaders' Debates) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Voter Registration Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Registers of Births and Deaths Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - European Citizens’ Rights Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Anxiety (Environmental Concerns) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Decarbonisation of Road Transport (Audit) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Housing Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Company Transparency (Carbon in Supply Chains) Bill 2019-21
Friday 23rd October 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Tree-lined Streets Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Roads (Investment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Working Time and Holiday Pay Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Public Services (Availability) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Benefits and Public Services (Restriction) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Authorities (Borrowing and Investment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - International Payments (Audit) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Caravan Sites Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Control of Roadworks Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Hong Kong Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Victims of Abuse (Support) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Vagrancy (Repeal) Bill 2019-21
Friday 30th October 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Automatic Electoral Registration Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Government (Governance) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - North Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Isham Bypass Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Prime Minister (Accountability to the House of Commons) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Prime Minister (Temporary Replacement) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Trade Agreements (Exclusion of National Health Services) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - National Minimum Wage Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - National Health Service Expenditure Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mental Health Admissions (Data) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - June Bank Holiday (Creation) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Protest (Abortion Clinics) Bill 2019-21
Friday 13th November 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Non-gender-specific Passports Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Public Service Broadcasters (Privatisation) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Speed Limits (England) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Stamp Duty Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Student Loans (Debt Discharge) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Sublet Property (Offences) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Value Added Tax Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - BBC Licence Fee (Civil Penalty) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Authorities (Removal of Council Tax Restrictions) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Student Loans (Debt Interest) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - NHS 111 Service (Training and Clinical Oversight) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Sewage (Inland Waters) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Sentencing (Women) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Hate Crime (Misandry and Misogyny) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Hate Crime (Misogyny) Bill 2019-21
Friday 27th November 2020
2nd reading: House of Commons - Wellbeing of Future Generations (No. 2) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Disabled Facilities Grants (Review) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Asylum Seekers (Accommodation Eviction Procedures) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Welfare (Terminal Illness) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Evictions (Universal Credit Claimants) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Electoral Candidates (Age) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - British Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Green Belt Protection Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Bat Habitats Regulation Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Third Sector Organisations (Impact and Support) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Rule of Law (Enforcement by Public Authorities) Bill 2019-21
Friday 15th January 2021
2nd reading: House of Commons - Child Safety (Cycle Helmets) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Homeless People (Current Accounts) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Isham Bypass Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Criminal Fraud (Private Prosecutions) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Judicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Schools Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mobile Homes and Park Homes Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Human Rights and Responsibilities Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Healthcare (Local Accountability) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Housing Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Anxiety (Environmental Concerns) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Decarbonisation of Road Transport (Audit) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - School Toilets (Access During Lessons) Bill 2019-21
Friday 29th January 2021
2nd reading: House of Commons - Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - International Development Assistance (Definition) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Local Government (Governance) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - North Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mental Health Admissions (Data) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Meat (Grading and Labelling) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Anxiety in Schools (Environmental Concerns) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill 2019-20
2nd reading: House of Commons - Deregulation Bill 2019-20
Friday 5th February 2021
2nd reading: House of Commons - Asylum Seekers (Accommodation Eviction Procedures) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Evictions (Universal Credit Claimants) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Workers (Definition and Rights) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Gender-based Pricing (Prohibition) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Children (Access to Treatment) Bill 2019-21
Friday 5th March 2021
2nd reading: House of Commons - Child Safety (Cycle Helmets) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Homeless People (Current Accounts) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Aviation Banning Orders (Disruptive Passengers) Bill 2019-21
Friday 12th March 2021
2nd reading: House of Commons - Tibet (Reciprocal Access) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - New Homes (New Development Standards) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - International Development Assistance (Definition) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Deregulation Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Anxiety in Schools (Environmental Concerns) Bill 2019-21
2nd reading: House of Commons - Meat (Grading and Labelling) Bill 2019-21