On Thursday 16 May, MPs took part in a general debate on mental health. Paul Burstow led this debate, which was co-sponsored by Madeleine Moon and Charles Walker. This business was recommended by the Backbench Business Committee.
Watch the debate and read a transcript
Watch the debate on Parliament TV and read the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard.
Mental health debate - June 2012
The Backbench Business Committee scheduled a debate in June 2012 on the subject of mental health. Find out what MPs said in the June 2012 mental health debate on the Backbench Business news page.
Membership of the Backbench Business Committee
Unlike other Select Committees, the Backbench Business Committee needs to be reconstituted in each session, with Members put forward from their parties. The membership of the Committee will be announced in due course.
If there is more than one candidate, the election for the Chair of the Backbench Business Committee will be held on Thursday 16 May.