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MPs debate tackling alcohol harm

27 January 2017

On Thursday 2 February MPs debated tackling alcohol harm in Westminster Hall. Fiona Bruce, Bill Esterson and Liam Byrne led the debate.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

The House of Commons Library also produced a briefing paper which includes more information on the debate's topic.

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.

Further Information

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