MPs debate International Men's Day

04 November 2016

On Thursday 17 November MPs took part in a debate in the House of Commons Chamber on International Men's Day. 

This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee, and opened by Philip Davies, Conservative MP for Shipley.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

A debate pack on this topic was produced by the House of Commons Library, which includes more information on the subject of this debate.

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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