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Backbench debates announced for 4, 11 July

27 June 2013

The Backbench Business Committee has determined business for 4 and 11 July.

The Committee has determined that the following business will take place in backbench time:  

Thursday 4 July in the Chamber

  • General debate on NATO (Members in charge: Hugh Bayley, Jason McCartney)
  • General debate on the use of corporate structures in the UK and money laundering, tax evasion and other financial crime (Member in charge: John Mann)
  • General debate on the economic implications for the UK of an EU – US Trade and Investment Agreement (Members in charge: John Healey, Guto Bebb, Jonathan Edwards)  

Thursday 11 July in the Chamber

  • General debate relating to the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster (Members in charge: Frank Doran, Peter Aldous) The 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster falls on the 6 July 2013. 
  • Further debates to be scheduled for 11th July  

Thursday 11 July in Westminster Hall  

  • General debate on Social Care Reform for Working Age Disabled People (Members in charge: David Ward and Heather Wheeler)     

Representations received  

At its public meeting on Tuesday 25 June the Committee also heard, in addition to a bid for a debate on the economic implications for the UK of an EU – US Trade and Investment Agreement (see above), representations from:  

  • Damian Hinds, Chris Evans, Jackie Doyle-Price for a debate on high-cost credit
  • Barry Gardiner for a debate on the state of natural capital in England and Wales
 

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