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MPs debate tobacco control strategy

7 September 2016

On Thursday 13 October MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on tobacco control strategy. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Alex Cunningham.

This debate was opened by Alex Cunningham, Labour MP for Stockton North.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

There was a debate pack for this debate produced by the House of Commons Library which includes more information on the subject 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.

Further information

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