Committee allocates debates for early January

20 December 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 7 January in the Chamber

• General debate on Corporate tax avoidance (Member in charge: Ian Swales)

Thursday 10 January in the Chamber

• General debate on Dementia (Members in charge: Hazel Blears, Paul Burstow and Tracey Crouch)


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