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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.

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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
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General debate on a motion on acquired brain injury
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on acquired brain injury
3 May 2019
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General debate on the prevention of retail crime
MPs to hold general debate on the prevention of retail crime
9 April 2019
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Westminster Hall holds general debate on the devolution of welfare
MPs hold general debate on the devolution of welfare
9 April 2019
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General debate on reducing restrictive intervention of young people
MPs to holda debate on a motion on reducing restrictive intervention of children and young people
2 April 2019
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General debate on the introduction of the 2019 loan charge
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the introduction of the 2019 loan charge
2 April 2019
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General debate on the future of Catholic sixth form colleges
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of Catholic sixth form colleges
29 March 2019
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General debate on forced live organ extraction in China
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on forced live organ extraction in China
22 March 2019
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General debate on services for people with autism
MPs to hold a general debate on services for people with autism
21 March 2019
Total results 1305 (page 28 of 66)