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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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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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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of improving asthma outcomes
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of improving asthma outcomes
3 December 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on pet travel
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on pet travel
26 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of the 2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth summit
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of the 2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth summit
26 November 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of economic crime
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of economic crime
26 November 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the stability and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the stability and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina
26 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on allocations to UK-EU fisheries following the UK’s departure from the EU
MPs to hold a general debate on allocations to UK-EU fisheries following the UK’s departure from the EU
26 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on International Men’s Day
MPs to hold a general debate on International Men’s Day in Westminster Hall
19 November 2021
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of alcohol harm
MPs to hold a debate on a motion on the matter of alcohol harm
19 November 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on freedom of religion or belief and the 40th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the elimination of religious intolerance
MPs to hold a general debate on freedom of religion or belief and the 40th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the elimination of religious intolerance
19 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on enabling visa and permit-free working for musicians in the EU
MPs to hold a general debate on enabling visa and permit-free working for musicians in the EU
11 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on public access to Automatic External Defibrillators
MPs to hold a general debate on public access to Automatic External Defibrillators
11 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the delivery of a new Tobacco Control Plan
MPs to hold a general debate on the delivery of a new Tobacco Control Plan
11 November 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on a national memorial to the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit
MPs to hold a general debate on a national memorial to the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit
5 November 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on the provision of school-based counselling services
MPs to hold a general debate on the provision of school-based counselling services
5 November 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on giving every baby the best start in life
MPs to hold a general debate on giving every baby the best start in life
5 November 2021
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