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MPs debate online abuse

4 July 2016

On Thursday 7 July MPs took part in a House of Commons Chamber debate on online abuse. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Mrs Maria Miller.

This debate was opened by Ms Maria Miller, Conservative MP for Basingstoke, and Simon Hart, Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

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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