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MPs debate National Arthritis Week 2016

15 September 2016

On Thursday 20 October MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on National Arthritis Week 2016. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Jim Shannon.

This debate was opened by Jim Shannon, Democratic Unionist Party MP for Strangford and Fiona Bruce, Conservative MP for Congleton.

Watch the debate or read a transcript

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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