MPs discuss baby leave for MPs
31 January 2018
On Thursday 1 February MPs hold a debate in the Chamber of the Commons on baby leave for Members of Parliament.
Watch the debate and read the transcript
Harriet Harman 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.