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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.

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Westminster Hall to debate social care within local communities
MPs to debate social care within local communities
21 November 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on the Infected Blood Inquiry and Compensation Framework
MPs to hold a debate on the Infected Blood Inquiry and Compensation Framework
21 November 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of children’s social care
MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of children’s social care
21 November 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities
MPs to hold a debate on UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities
21 November 2022
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Westminster Hall to debate Christian persecution and freedom of religion or belief
MPs to debate Christian persecution and freedom of religion or belief
17 November 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on local consent for fracking
MPs to hold a debate on local consent for fracking
11 November 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on International Men’s Day
MPs to hold a debate on International Men’s Day
11 November 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on levelling up rural Britain
MPs to hold a debate on levelling up rural Britain
7 November 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the UK’s response to the human rights and economic situation in Sri Lanka
MPs to hold a debate on the UK’s response to the human rights and economic situation in Sri Lanka
7 November 2022
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Westminster Hall to debate Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
MPs to debate Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
7 November 2022
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Westminster Hall to debate the Yemen peace process
MPs to debate the Yemen peace process
31 October 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on climate change and human security
MPs to hold a debate on climate change and human security
31 October 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the ‘A fairer private rented sector’ White Paper
MPs to hold a debate on the ‘A fairer private rented sector’ White Paper
31 October 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of Smokefree 2030 policies
MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of Smokefree 2030 policies
31 October 2022
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Westminster Hall to debate religious education in modern Britain
MPs to debate religious education in modern Britain
31 October 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the National Food Strategy and food security
On Thursday 27th October, MPs will hold a debate on the National Food Strategy and food security.
26 October 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on guaranteeing the right to maintain contact in care settings
On Thursday 27th October, MPs will hold a debate on guaranteeing the right to maintain contact in care settings.
26 October 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on baby loss and safe staffing in maternity care
On Tuesday 25th October, MPs will hold a debate on baby loss and safe staffing in maternity care.
26 October 2022
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MPs to discuss Select Committee Statement: Waste Crime in England, Eighteenth Report of the Public Accounts Committee (HC 33)
MPs to discuss Select Committee Statement: Waste Crime in England
19 October 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on the UK’s plans and preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
MPs to hold a debate on the UK’s plans and preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
19 October 2022
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