MPs debate maternity discrimination
1 July 2016
On Thursday 14 July MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on maternity discrimination. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Gareth Thomas.
Watch the debate and read the transcript
- Watch Parliament TV: Debate on maternity discrimination
- Read Commons Hansard: Maternity discrimination
Backbench Business Committee
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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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