Forthcoming Business

A PDF version of Forthcoming Business for the period commencing 23 June 2022 is available here.

Forthcoming Business advertises the business which the Government anticipates the House will
take in the coming three weeks. It should be read together with the formal Order Paper produced by the Clerk of the Parliaments available from the Printed Paper Office and

Timings in italics are estimates only: business may take more or less time than that estimated. Other times are maximums: business may take less time than the maximum.

Items marked ‡ are expected to be taken during the dinner or lunch break. This usually starts at
around 7.30pm or 1.30pm but may start earlier or later.

The advertised business on any day may be interrupted for a Ministerial statement.

The number of sessions shown for a stage of a bill represents the Government’s assessment of
reasonable time given the balance of bills and remaining days to the likely end of the session.
†indicates agreement in the Usual Channels as to that assessment. Progress remains in the hands of the House. Report stage is usually half the length of Committee.

Wednesday 29 June 2022



Estimate Rising Time: 



The House is expected to rise at approximately 10pm


Grand Committee:

The Grand Committee is expected to rise at 5.45pm


Questions on an Oral Statement (40 mins):

'Draft Mental Health Bill' – Lord Kamall (DHSC)


A Repeat of an Urgent Question (10 mins):

‘To ask Her Majesty’s Government if they will make representations to the government of the United States of America about ensuring that women’s rights to access reproductive healthcare are protected as part of their Department’s work on promoting human rights internationally’ – Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (FCDO)


A Repeat of an Urgent Question (10 mins):

‘To ask Her Majesty’s Government if they will make a statement on the rise in the incidence of rape not taken forward for criminal prosecution’ – Lord Bellamy (MoJ)