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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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General Election 2024 - Select Committees
Following the dissolution of Parliament on 30 May 2024, all select committees have ceased to exist.
30 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on floating offshore wind and Allocation Round 6 of the Contracts for Difference Scheme
MPs to hold a debate on floating offshore wind and Allocation Round 6 of the Contracts for Difference Scheme
21 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on Potholes and highway maintenance
MPs to hold a debate on Potholes and highway maintenance
20 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on UK arms exports to Israel
MPs to hold a debate on UK arms exports to Israel
20 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on an introduction of UK-made zero-emission buses
MPs to hold a debate on an introduction of UK-made zero-emission buses.
20 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman report on Women’s State Pension age
MPs to hold a debate on Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman report on Women’s State Pension age
13 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on mental health and long-term conditions
MPs to hold a debate on mental health and long-term conditions
13 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on inequalities in dementia services
MPs to hold a debate on inequalities in dementia services
13 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on the impact of smartphones on social media and children
MPs to hold a debate on the impact of smartphones on social media and children
10 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on Global Intergenerational Week 2024
MPs to hold a debate on Global Intergenerational Week 2024
7 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on Global health agencies and vaccine-preventable deaths
MPs to hold a debate on Global health agencies and vaccine-preventable deaths
7 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on BBC mid-term charter review
MPs to hold a debate on BBC mid-term charter review
7 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on miners and mining communities
MPs to hold a debate on miners and mining communities
7 May 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on the costs associated with illegal immigration
MPs to hold a debate on the costs associated with illegal immigration
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on Glaucoma and community optometry
MPs to hold a debate on glaucoma and community optometry
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on the contribution of volunteers
MPs to hold a debate on the contribution of volunteers
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on pylons and upgrades to the national grid
MPs to hold a debate on pylons and upgrades to the national grid
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on pension schemes
MPs to hold a debate on pension schemes
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on security in the Western Balkans
MPs to hold a debate on security in the Western Balkans
29 April 2024
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MPs to hold a debate on the Buckland Review of Autism Employment
MPs to hold a debate on the Buckland Review of Autism Employment
22 April 2024
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