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Future of the UK's fishing industry to be debated

18 November 2016

On Thursday 1 December MPs took part in a general debate in the House of Commons Chamber on the future of the UK fishing industry.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

A debate pack was produced by the House of Commons Library, which provides further information on the subject of this debate.

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.

Further information

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