MPs debated Concentrix and the conflict and humanitarian situation in Yemen

26 October 2016

MPs debated Concentrix in the House of Commons today, Wednesday 26 October. The debate was the first of two to take place on subjects chosen by the Opposition.

Concentrix

The debate was moved by Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rebecca Long-Bailey.

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Jane Ellison, responded on behalf of the Government.

Yemen

The debate was moved by Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Emily Thornberry.

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, responded on behalf of the Government.

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About Opposition day debates

Opposition days are days allocated in the House of Commons in each session for the discussion of subjects chosen by the Opposition.

Seventeen days are at the disposal of the Leader of the Opposition, the leader of the largest opposition party, to decide which matters are debated. Three days are usually divided between the other opposition parties.

The Opposition generally use them to raise questions of policy and administration. Frequently, two separate subjects are debated on an opposition day.

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