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MPs debate a new tobacco control strategy

10 December 2015

On Thursday 17 December MPs took part in a debate on a new tobacco control strategy in Westminster Hall. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Sir Kevin Barron.

This debate was opened by Sir Kevin Barron, Labour MP for Rother Valley.

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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