Commons debate on UK armed forces in Afghanistan

10 September 2010

Peter Bone, Conservative MP for Wellingborough moved a debate on the continued deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan. The debate topic was chosen by the Backbench Business Committee for its first full day debate in the Commons chamber.

Backbench business

Business selected by the Backbench Business Committee for debate in the Commons chamber and Westminster Hall is published in the Order Paper under Future Business Part B, along with the text of the motion to be debated.

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.

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