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MPs debate human rights and the political situation in Turkey

2 March 2017

On Thursday 9 March MPs debated human rights and the political situation in Turkey in a Westminster Hall debate.

Joan RyanDavid Lammy, Tommy Sheppard and Sir Peter Bottomley opened the debate.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

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

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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