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MPs debate the political situation in Stormont

6 October 2015

On Monday 12 October MPs took part in a general debate on the political situation in Stormont. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Mr Laurence Robertson and Danny Kinahan.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

The debate was opened by Mr Laurence Robertson, Conservative MP for Tewkesbury.

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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