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Ministers from Treasury questioned on employment support
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25 March 2021
Ministers from the Treasury questioned on employment support
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25 March 2021
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Update on possible relocation of parliamentary functions
Speakers of both Houses respond to R&R Sponsor Body
19 August 2020
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Pensions Regulator responds to Work and Pensions Committee Chair's letter
Norton Pensions Ombudsman Decision: Pensions Regulator responds to Work and Pensions Committee Chair's letter
13 August 2020
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The Integrated Review: An Opportunity to Reset the UK's Defence Posture
Committee publish report In Search of Strategy – The 2020 Integrated Review
13 August 2020
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New inquiry: Police Conduct and Complaints
Committee launch new inquiry on police conduct and complaints
07 August 2020
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New inquiry: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Building Safety Bill
Committee launches new inquiry Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Building Safety Bill
05 August 2020
Committee pilots new ratings system to hold Government to account 
Committee publish special report on Process for independent evaluation of progress on Government commitments
05 August 2020
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British Airways Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz, to appear at Transport Select Committee
Committee to take evidence from British Airways Chairman and CEO Alex Cruz
04 August 2020
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Petitions Committee Chair disappointed in Government's failure to respond urgently to report on the impact of Covid-19 on maternity and parental leave
04 August 2020
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