What is This Week in Parliament?

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT

ARTICLE

The Defibrillators (Availability) Bill

23rd December 2018

Maria Caulfied, MP for Lewes, has revived her Defibrillator Bill, having already failed to go through Parliament during the time of the last General Election.

The Mental Capacity (Ammendment) Bill
ARTICLE

The Mental Capacity (Ammendment) Bill

21st December 2018

Article 5 of the Human Rights Act states that ‘everyone has the right to liberty and security of person’. However, the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 allows for the restriction of an individual’s liberty.

The Offensive Weapons Bill
ARTICLE
28th November 2018

The Offensive Weapons Bill

28th November 2018

This week in parliament, the Offensive Weapons Bill was debated in the House of Commons. This Bill is intended to help reduce violent crime through the limitation of access to weapons to minors.

Minimum Service Obligation (High Street Cashpoints) Bill
ARTICLE
27 November 2018

Minimum Service Obligation (High Street Cashpoints) Bill

27th November 2018

The Minimum Service Obligation (High Street Cashpoints) Bill is a Private Members’ Bill introduced by Conservative MP Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, using the 10 Minute Rule.

Cigarette Law & Banking Regulations
VIDEO
29th October - 2nd November 2018

Cigarette Law & Banking Regulations

3rd November 2018

This week we discuss the latest bills about tobacco and cigarette sales and the availability of banks and post offices in rural areas.

Brexit Negotiations & Organ Donation
VIDEO
22nd - 26th October 2018

Brexit Negotiations & Organ Donation

28th October 2018

This week we discuss the latest news from Brexit negotiations, changes to organ donation law and updates to weapon law.

Universal Credit and Alleged Bullying 2
VIDEO
15th - 19th October 2018

Universal Credit and Alleged Bullying

20th October 2018

This week we discuss issues including the issue of bullying in Parliament and the allegations against Speaker John Bercow, the Universal Credit controversy, obesity in children and overseas voting rights.

Brexit Update, Pret Scandal & Student Loans 2
VIDEO
8th -12th October 2018

Brexit Update, Pret Scandal & Student Loans

13th October 2018

This week we discuss issues including the Pret allergy scandal, changes to agricuture law after Brexit, the childhood crime and student loans.