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Debate on Holocaust Memorial Day

24 January 2013

The Backbench Business Committee held a general debate in the House of Commons Chamber on Thursday 24 January on Holocaust Memorial Day. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January 2013. Graham Evans appeared before the Backbench Business Committee on 4 December 2012 to request this debate

Catch up on the debate on Holocaust Memorial Day

Watch the debate on Parliament TV and read the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard.

How the subject was selected

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation by Graham Evans appeared on 4 December to request this debate, Hazel Blears, Stephen Lloyd and John Mann joined Graham Evans to make this representation.

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays at 3pm 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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