Watch PMQs LIVE: Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden meets MPs for first time
Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden will address MPs in his first Question Time on Wednesday while Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is in Japan.
Mr Dowden will join Labor Vice-Chair Angela Rayner in the House of Commons, while the Prime Minister meets other G7 members in Hiroshima.
Mr. Sunak unveils new defense and technology cooperation before attempting to bolster support for Ukraine in talks with world leaders.
Back in Westminster, long-promised plans to ban ‘no fault’ evictions are brought before Parliament in the Renters’ (Reform) Bill by Housing Secretary Michael Gove.
Meanwhile, a senior Metropolitan Police officer is being questioned by MPs about six protesters who were arrested at the King’s coronation and then released without charge.
Met Assistant Commissioner Matt Twist denies that officials were overzealous or under political pressure.
Where is Rishi Sunak?
Rishi Sunak is skipping PMQs this week while in Japan.
The prime minister will unveil new defense and technology cooperation before attempting to mobilize support for Ukraine during talks with world leaders.
He will join allies like America’s Joe Biden and France’s Emmanuel Macron when the G7 group of industrialized democracies meets in Hiroshima.
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The government announces long-promised plans to end no-fault evictions
After PMQ’s long-awaited plans to end no-fault evictions and grant tenants the right to keep pets will be presented in Parliament.
Housing Secretary Michael Gove said the sweeping reforms would allow renters to challenge poor landlords without losing their homes.
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