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MPs debate tackling infectious diseases

31 March 2017

On Thursday 20 April MPs will take part in a general debate on research and development on tackling infectious diseases in the House of Commons.

Virendra Sharma, Jeremy Lefroy & Stephen Doughty will lead and open the debate.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

A full transcript of the debate will be available from Commons Hansard three hours after the debate.

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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