MPs debate funding for schools
27 October 2015
On Thursday 5 November MPs took part in a debate on funding for schools in Westminster Hall. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Graham Stuart MP and Ben Bradshaw MP on 13 October.
This debate was opened by Graham Stuart, Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness.
Watch the debate and read the transcript
- Watch Parliament TV: MPs debate funding for schools
- Read Commons Hansard: MPs debate funding for schools
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.