MPs debate the UK ivory trade

24 November 2016

On Thursday 8 December MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate on the UK ivory trade.

This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Jeremy Lefroy MP.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

A debate pack was produced by the House of Commons Library, which provides further 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.

Further Information

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