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Backbench Business Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Backbench Business Committee gives opportunities to backbench Members of Parliament to bring forward debates of their choice. It was the first business committee of any kind to be established by the House of Commons.

How Members can suggest a debate

Application form for backbench debates

Applications for Backbench Business Committee debates on the Estimates

E-Petitions and the Backbench Business Committee

The Committee is not currently meeting in public so transcripts of meetings are not currently available.

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please visit committees before 2020, inquiries before 2020 or publications before 2020.