Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, moved an Opposition Day debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday 12 October on the subject of jobs and growth in the UK economy.
Watch the debate and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, responded to the debate on behalf of the Government.
Find current parliamentary material on economic policy in the Topics section on the Parliament website.
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.