MPs debated progress of the historical child sex abuse inquiry

MPs debate the progress of the historic child sex abuse inquiry
27 November 2014

On Thursday 27 November, MPs took part in a general debate on the progress of the historical child sex abuse inquiry. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following representations from Simon Danczuk, Zac Goldsmith and Tessa Munt.

This debate was opened by Simon Danczuk, Labour MP for Rochdale.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Relevant Documents

The following committee documents have been identified as relevant to this debate:

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays at 1pm to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject, including those raised in e-petitions or national campaigns.

An MP must make a representation before the Committee for an e-petition or petition to be debated; e-petitions exceeding the Government's 100,000 signature threshold are not automatically allocated backbench time.

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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