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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.

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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on World TB Day 2022
MPs to hold a general debate on World TB Day 2022
21 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of the people affected by the Midas Financial Solutions collapse
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of the people affected by the Midas Financial Solutions collapse
21 March 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on a motion on the introduction of paid miscarriage leave
MPs to hold a general debate on a motion on the introduction of paid miscarriage leave
15 March 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on the Irish in Britain
MPs to hold a general debate on the Irish in Britain
14 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on gender specific religious persecution
MPs to hold a general debate on gender specific religious persecution
14 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on Commonwealth Day
MPs to hold a general debate on Commonwealth Day
14 March 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on International Women’s Day
MPs to hold a general debate on International Women’s Day
4 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on NHS support for prostate cancer patients after the covid-19 pandemic
MPs to hold hold general debate in on NHS support for prostate cancer patients after the covid-19 pandemic
4 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on people with deteriorating long-term health conditions during the covid-19 pandemic
MPs to hold a general debate on people with deteriorating long-term health conditions during the covid-19 pandemic
4 March 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on reports of misogyny and sexual harassment in the Metropolitan Police
MPs to hold a general debate on reports of misogyny and sexual harassment in the Metropolitan Police
4 March 2022
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MPs to debate Government spending as part of forthcoming Estimates Day debate
MPs to debate Government spending as part of Estimates Day debate
2 March 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on Welsh affairs
On Thursday 3 March, MPs will hold a general debate on Welsh affairs in the Chamber
25 February 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on take-up of pensions guidance and advice
MPs will hold a general debate on take-up of pensions guidance and advice
25 February 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on UK Government recognition of the State of Palestine alongside the State of Israel
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of UK Government recognition of the State of Palestine alongside the State of Israel
16 February 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the UK’s relationship with Russia and China
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the UK’s relationship with Russia and China
16 February 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the persecution of Christians and religious minorities in India
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of the persecution of Christians and religious minorities in India
16 February 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MPs to hold a general debate on the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
16 February 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the India and UK trade negotiations
MPs to hold a general debate on the India and UK trade negotiations
16 February 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on dementia research in the UK
MPs to hold a general debate on dementia research in the UK
7 February 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on UK-Taiwan friendship and cooperation
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on UK-Taiwan friendship and cooperation
7 February 2022
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