Debate on park homes

17 December 2010

Annette Brooke, Liberal Democrat MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, moved a Backbench Business debate on Thursday 16 December 2010 in the House of Commons on the subject of park homes.

Park (mobile) homes are bungalow style properties, usually sited on private residential estates.


Debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.

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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