MPs debate social care funding

11 November 2011

Sarah Newton, Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth moved a Backbench Business debate in Westminster Hall on Thursday 10 November on social care funding

Minister of State, Department of Health, Paul Burstow responded in the debate on behalf of the Government.

Watch and read the views expressed by MP during the debate on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on community care in the Topics section of the Parliament website.

Backbench Business Committee

The House of Commons established the Backbench Business Committee on 15 June 2010. The Committee has responsibility for scheduling debates that are devoted to backbench business in the House of Commons Chamber and Westminster Hall.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss issues of local or personal interest which rarely have time to be debated in the main Chamber of the House of Commons. MPs can discuss a variety of issues and receive a response from a government Minister.

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