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MPs debate World Prematurity Day

11 November 2015

On Tuesday 24 November MPs took part in a debate on World Prematurity Day in Westminster Hall. The debate was appointed by the Chairman of Ways and Means following a recommendation by the Backbench Business Committee.

This debate was be opened by Chris Heaton-Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry.

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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