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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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MPs to hold a general debate on the Towns Fund
MPs to hold a general debate on the Towns Fund
29 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on the future of the UK’s space industry
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of the UK’s space industry
29 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on the UN International Day of Education
MPs to hold a general debate on the UN International Day of Education
22 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
MPs to hold a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
22 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on the operation of the Child Maintenance Service during the covid-19 outbreak
MPs to hold a general debate on the operation of the Child Maintenance Service during the covid-19 outbreak
18 January 2021
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MPs to debate on a motion on errors in payments made to victims of the Equitable Life scandal
MPs to hold a general debate on a motion on Errors in payments made to victims of the Equitable Life scandal
18 January 2021
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Update from the Backbench Business Committee on future proceedings
Update from the Committee on future proceedings
18 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on the effect of covid-19 on dental services
MPs to hold a general debate on the effect of covid-19 on dental services in the Chamber
6 January 2021
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MPs to hold a general debate on long Covid
MPs to hold a general debate on long Covid in the Chamber
6 January 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the persecution of Muslims, Christians and other minority groups in India
MPs to hold a general debate on the persecution of Muslims, Christians and other minority groups in India in Westminster Hall
6 January 2021
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the UK hydrogen economy
MPs to hold a general debate on the UK hydrogen economy in Westminster Hall
14 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the future of fairs and showgrounds
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of fairs and showgrounds in Westminster Hall
14 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the provision of healthcare support services in the period between conception and age two
MPs to hold a general debate on the provision of healthcare support services in the period between conception and age two
14 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the future of the coach industry
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of the coach industry in Westminster Hall
4 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on UK-Qatar relations
MPs to hold a general debate on UK-Qatar relations in Westminster Hall
4 December 2020
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General debate in Westminster Hall on the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s role in tackling global malnutrition
MPs to hold a general debate in Westminster Hall on the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s role in tackling global malnutrition
4 December 2020
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MPs to hold a debate on a motion on digital infrastructure, connectivity and accessibility
MPs will hold a debate on a motion on digital infrastructure, connectivity and accessibility in the Chamber
2 December 2020
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MPs to hold a general debate on the future of coal in the UK
MPs will hold a general debate on the future of coal in the UK in the Chamber
2 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the future of nurseries and early years settings
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of nurseries and early years settings in Westminster Hall
1 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on access to and acceptance of cash during the Covid-19 outbreak
MPs to hold a general debate on access to and acceptance of cash during the covid-19 outbreak in Westminster Hall
27 November 2020
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