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MPs debate conflict in Yemen

14 October 2015

On Thursday 22 October MPs took part in a general debate in Westminster Hall on the conflict in Yemen. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Keith Vaz.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

This debate was be opened by Keith Vaz, Labour MP for Leicester East.

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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