Committee allocates further debates for November

13 November 2012

The Backbench Business Committee is responsible for scheduling debates on 35 days during the current session, at least 27 of which will be debates in the main Chamber of the House of Commons, with the remainder to be taken in Westminster Hall.

The Committee has determined that the following business will take place in backbench time:


Tuesday 20 November in the Chamber

• General debate on autism (Member in charge: Mr Robert Buckland) (following Government business on that day)

Thursday 22 November in the Chamber

• Debate on a motion relating to life-saving skills in schools (Member in charge: Anne Marie Morris) (for approximately 1.5 hrs)

• General debate on industrial policy and UK manufacturing industries (Members in charge: Jonathan Reynolds, Chris White) (for approximately 3 hrs)


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