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MPs debate the persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar

13 October 2017

On Tuesday 17 October, MPs hold a debate in the Chamber of the House of Commons on the persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Rushanara Ali MP and Anne Main MP will open the debate. 

A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard.

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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