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Reform of support arrangements for people with contaminated blood debated

16 March 2016

On Tuesday 12 April MPs will take part in a debate on the reform of support arrangements for people with contaminated blood in the House of Commons Chamber. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee, following a bid from Diana Johnson, Ms Margaret Ritchie and Chloe Smith on 15 March.

This debate will be opened by Diana Johnson, Labour MP for Kingston Upon Hull North.

Watch the Debate and read the transcript

Watch Parliament TV: Chamber debate on reform of support arrangements for people with contaminated blood. 

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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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