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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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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on food production and the Environmental Land Management Scheme
MPs to hold a general debate on food production and the Environmental Land Management Scheme
24 January 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
24 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the cost of living in the UK
MPs to hold a general debate on the cost of living in the UK
24 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on UK and Israel trade negotiations
MPs to hold a general debate on UK and Israel trade negotiations
14 January 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of lawfare and the UK court system
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of lawfare and the UK court system
14 January 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the judgement of the Uyghur tribunals
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the judgement of the Uyghur tribunals in the Chamber
14 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on levelling up in the East of England
MPs to hold a general debate on levelling up in the East of England
14 January 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on the ongoing detention of Bahraini political prisoners
MPs to hold a general debate on the ongoing detention of Bahraini political prisoners
11 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on global vaccine access
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on global vaccine access
7 January 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill, HC 609
MPs to hold a general debate on the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill
7 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of eye health and macular disease
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of eye health and macular disease
7 January 2022
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MPs to hold a general debate on Russia’s grand strategy
MPs to hold a general debate on Russia’s grand strategy
20 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme
20 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of second homes and holiday-lets in rural
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of second homes and holiday-lets in rural
20 December 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment
MPs to hold a general debate on matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment
10 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on preventing surgical fires in the NHS
MPs to hold a general debate on preventing surgical fires in the NHS
10 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the contribution of co-operative and mutual societies to the economy and public life
MPs to hold a general debate on the contribution of co-operative and mutual societies to the economy and public life
10 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of support for the UK’s transition to electric vehicles by 2030
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of support for the UK’s transition to electric vehicles by 2030
3 December 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on consular support for British citizens
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on consular support for British citizens
3 December 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the contribution of financial services to the UK economy
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the contribution of financial services to the UK economy
3 December 2021
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