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MPs debate the future of the steel industry

13 October 2016

On Thursday 3 November MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on the future of the steel industry.

This debate was opened by Anna Turley, Labour MP for Redcar and Tom Blenkinsop, Labour MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

There was also a Commons Library briefing paper produced on the topic of this 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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