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MPs debate the Fisheries policy

25 November 2015

On Thursday 3 December MPs took part in a general debate on the fisheries policy in Westminster Hall. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Margaret Ritchie, Jim Shannon, Melanie Onn, Calum Kerr, Richard Arkless on 27 October.

This debate was opened by Ms Margaret Ritchie, Social Democratic & Labour Party MP for South Down.

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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