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Official feed of Backbench Business Select Committee which determines debates to take place on behalf of backbench MPs. Produced by House staff.
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Backbench Business Sep 5
A debate is now underway on British housebuilding industry leasehold. The debate is being opened by . Watch the proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Sep 5
The debate on the Future UK Shared Prosperity Fund is currently underway. The debate is being opened by . Follow the debate live on Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Sep 5
A debate is scheduled for later this afternoon on the Future UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The debate is being opened by . Watch the proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Jul 25
The Committee has announced the latest debates to be allocated in backbench time from 5 - 10 September.
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Backbench Business Jul 25
A debate is taking place now on reform of the Mental Health Act 1983. The debate is being opened by . Watch the proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Jul 23
Replying to @helenhayes_
That concludes this week's public session of the committee. An announcement of upcoming debates should be made in due course.
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Backbench Business Jul 23
Replying to @helenhayes_
Just one application today, coming from Dulwich and West Norwood MP , who is seeking a debate on capturing land value for the public benefit.
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Backbench Business Jul 23
This afternoon's session of the Backbench Business Committee will be live from 14:30. Follow proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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UK House of Commons Jul 16
. is leading a debate on early years family support. Find out why this this subject is so important and why she thinks you should watch the debate:
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Backbench Business Jul 16
That concludes this week's public meeting of the Committee. An announcement of upcoming debates will be made shortly
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Backbench Business Jul 16
Third application of the day is from , and . They are applying for a general debate on Impact of diagnosis and treatment of parental mental illness on children’s outcomes
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Backbench Business Jul 16
Second is an application from Ochil & South Perthshire MP and the Member for Henley . They are applying for a debate on A National Memorial to the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit
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Backbench Business Jul 16
Today's first application is from: ➡️ ➡️ ➡️ They are applying for a general debate on EU Settlement Scheme and Looked-After Children and Care Leavers
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Backbench Business Jul 16
This afternoon's session of the Committee will be underway shortly. Follow proceedings live with Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Jul 16
A debate has been scheduled for later this afternoon on Inter-Ministerial Group on early years family support. The debate is being opened by . Watch proceedings live this afternoon on Parliament TV:
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Commons Library Jul 16
This morning’s debate is on UK defence spending. What does the UK spend on military operations? And how does the UK’s defence spending compare to NATO allies? Get the background on current, historic and planned expenditure from our briefing
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Backbench Business Jul 16
Replying to @FRRME_UK
We can expect the debate to start around 11:50 provided there are no Urgent Questions or Ministerial Statements. For confirmation you'll need to check the on the day
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Backbench Business Jul 16
A debate is now underway in Westminster Hall on defence spending, is opening the debate. Watch proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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Backbench Business Jul 11
The Committee has announced the latest debates to be allocated in backbench time from 16 to 18 July
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Backbench Business Jul 11
A debate has been scheduled for later this afternoon on leasehold reform. will be opening the debate. Watch proceedings live on Parliament TV:
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