COMMONS

Debates announced for 17 October

08 October 2013

Following its public meeting on Tuesday 8th October, the Committee has determined the backbench business for Thursday 17th October.

Thursday 17 October in the Chamber

  • Debate on a motion relating to defence reforms (Members in charge: John Baron, Jim Dobbin, David Nuttall, Mr Jim Cunningham and Mrs Mary Glindon)
  • Debate on a motion relating to funding support for deaf children and young people (Members in charge: Sir Malcolm Bruce, Mr Stephen Lloyd)

At its public meeting on Tuesday 8th October, the Committee heard the two bids outlined above.

E-petitions

The Committee can consider any subject for debate, including those raised in e-petitions or national campaigns but an MP must go before the Committee to make the case for their consideration.

Backbench Business Committee – meeting time

The next Backbench Business Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday 15th October at 3pmm.

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