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MPs to debate the future of the UK maritime industry

8 December 2016

On Thursday 12 January MPs debated the future of the UK maritime industry in Westminster Hall.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

The House of Commons Library produced a briefing paper for this debate which includes more information.

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.

This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Alistair Carmichael.

Further Information

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