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MPs debate the future of local and regional news providers

16 March 2017

On Thursday 30 March MPs at 3pm will debate the future of local and regional news providers in a Westminster Hall debate.

Helen Goodman, Jason McCartney, Liz Saville-Roberts will lead and open the debate.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

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.

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