Committee allocates debates for 8 November and 6 December

02 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:

Thursday 1 November in the Chamber

• General debate on stimulating growth through better use of the Prompt Payment Code (Members in charge: Andrea Leadsom and Stephen Metcalfe)

Thursday 6 December in Westminster Hall

• Debate on fisheries (Members in charge: Mr Frank Doran and Ms Margaret Ritchie)

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