Debate on social housing in London

06 May 2011

Jeremy Corbyn, Labour MP for Islington, moved a Backbench Business debate on social housing in London in the House of Commons on Thursday 5 May.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs who took part in the debate on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parlaimentary material on Housing and planning in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

Backbench Business Committee

The House of Commons established the Backbench Business Committee on 15 June 2010. The Committee has responsibility for scheduling debates that are devoted to backbench business in the House of Commons Chamber and Westminster Hall.


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.

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