Debate on the future of adult social care

09 March 2012

The Backbench Business Committee scheduled a debate on Thursday 7 March 2012 on the future of adult social care led by Sarah Newton and Barbara Keeley

The Committee heard this was an issue of cross-party interest which had been the subject of a well-attended Westminster Hall debate.

Watch the debate and read a transcript

Watch the debate on Parliament TV and read the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard.

How the subject was selected

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation by Sarah Newton and Nicola Blackwood on 17 January 2012.

Watch the meeting where this debate was decided upon on Parliament TV and read an uncorrected transcript of the session

Backbench Business Committee

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

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

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