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MPs to debate decommissioning of in vitro fertilisation and other NHS fertility services

01 December 2016

On Thursday 19 January MPs will debate the decommissioning of in vitro fertilisation and other NHS fertility services in Westminster Hall. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Steve McCabe, Tom Brake and Edward Vaizey.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Transcripts of proceedings in the Commons Chamber are available three hours after they happen in Commons Hansard.

The House of Commons Library has produced a briefing paper which includes more information on the 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.

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