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Birmingham Yardley MP, John Hemming, opens Westminster Hall adjournment debate on the taxation of bingo clubs
There are several different types of adjournment debate. Some allow the Commons to hold a general open-ended debate on a subject or a government policy without reaching a formal decision about it. Others provide an opportunity for backbench MPs to raise constituency issues or other matters relating to government administration or policy - and to obtain a response from a government minister.
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