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MPs to hold a general debate on proposed reforms to the criminal justice system

13 September 2021

On Thursday 16th September, MPs will hold a general debate on proposed reforms to the criminal justice system to better respond to families bereaved by public disasters in the Chamber.

A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard

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 now being conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV

The Backbench Business Committee continues to field applications for debates from MPs.

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