General debate on banning the consumption of dog meat
19 February 2019
On Thursday 21 February, MPs will hold a general debate on banning the consumption of dog meat in the UK. Jim Shannon will begin the proceedings.
Watch the debate and read the transcript
Jim Shannon will introduce the debate.
A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard.
Backbench Business Committee
The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.
The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.