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Chamber debate on the contribution of faith organisations to the voluntary sector in local communities

28 April 2016

On Thursday 5 May MPs took part in a general debate in the Commons Chamber on the contribution of  faith organisations to the voluntary sector in local communities. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Fiona Bruce MP and Stephen Timms MP.

This debate was opened by Fiona Bruce, Conservative MP for Congleton.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

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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