Emergency debate: Tax avoidance and evasion (Paradise Papers)

14 November 2017

MPs held an emergency debate on tax avoidance and evasion and the Paradise Papers on Tuesday 14 November 2017.

Application for debate

The House of Commons agreed to an application for an emergency debate, made by Dame Margaret Hodge, on Monday 13 November 2017.

Emergency debates

An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons on a matter that should have urgent consideration. An MP may apply to the Speaker for an emergency debate under the rules of Standing Order No. 24.

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