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MPs debate Living Wage Week

27 October 2016

On Thursday 3 November MPs took part in a debate in the House of Commons Chamber on a motion on the Living Wage Week and the implementation of the National Living Wage.

This debate was opened by Siobhain McDonagh, Labour MP for Mitcham and Morden.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

There was also a briefing paper for this debate 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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