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Westminster Hall debate on offshore oil and gas industry

24 February 2016

On Thursday 3 March MPs took part in a debate on the offshore oil and gas industry in Westminster Hall. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Peter Aldous, Mary Glindon and Kirsty Blackman on Tuesday 23 February.

This debate was opened by Peter Aldous, Conservative MP for Waveney.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Watch Parliament TV: Westminster Hall debate on offshore oil and gas industry

Read debate transcript (Hansard): Westminster Hall debate on offshore oil and gas industry

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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