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Backbench Business Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Backbench Business Committee gives opportunities to backbench Members of Parliament to bring forward debates of their choice. It was the first business committee of any kind to be established by the House of Commons.

How Members can suggest a debate

Application form for backbench debates

Applications for Backbench Business Committee debates on the Estimates

E-Petitions and the Backbench Business Committee

Election of Backbench Business Committee Chair — Nomination form

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Committee news

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Debate to be held on Combat Air Strategy progress
Westminster Hall to debate Combat Air Strategy progress and next steps
7 June 2019
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MPs hold debate on Mineworkers' Pension Scheme
MPs will hold a debate on a motion on the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme
7 June 2019
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MPs hold a debate on social housing
MPs hold a debate on a motion on social housing. Matt Western MP begins the proceedings.
6 June 2019
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Westminster Hall to debate on local bus drivers' working hours
MPs to hold debate on local bus drivers' working hours
6 June 2019
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General debate on the response to the Grenfell Tower fire
MPs to debate the response to the Grenfell Tower fire
6 June 2019
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General debate on mortgage prisoners and vulture funds
MPs to hold a debate on mortgage prisoners and vulture funds
23 May 2019
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MPs debate invisible disabilities and accessibility challenges
MPs to debate invisible disabilities and accessibility challenges
23 May 2019
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MPs debate mineworkers' pension schemes
MPs to hold a debate on mineworkers' pension schemes
23 May 2019
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General debate on a motion on the Yemen peace process
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the Yemen peace process
17 May 2019
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General debate on matters to raise before the forthcoming adjournment
MPs to hold a general debate on matters to raise before the forthcoming adjournment
17 May 2019
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General debate on a motion on medical cannabis under prescription
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on medical cannabis under prescription
17 May 2019
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Westminster Hall to hold general debate on financial exclusion
MPs to hold general debate on financial exclusion and the future of access to cash
17 May 2019
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General debate on local bus drivers' working hours
MPs to hold general debate on local bus drivers' working hours
13 May 2019
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General debate on National Marriage and Mental Health Awareness Week
Westminster Hall to hold general debate on National Marriage and Mental Health Awareness Week
13 May 2019
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Westminster Hall to hold general debate on One Public Estate
MPs to hold general debate on One Public Estate
10 May 2019
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General debate on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
MPs to hold a general debate on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
9 May 2019
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Westminster Hall to hold general debate on supporting clinical trials
MPs to hold general debate on supporting clinical trials and the UK's future clinical research capability
9 May 2019
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MPs to hold general debate on the definition of Islamophobia
MPs to hold general debate on the definition of Islamophobia
9 May 2019
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Westminster Hall to hold general debate on pre-eclampsia
MPs to hold general debate on pre-eclampsia
3 May 2019
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General debate on anniversary of the death of John Smith
MPs to hold a general debate on the 25th anniversary of the death of John Smith, former leader of the Labour Party
3 May 2019
Total results 634 (page 14 of 32)