UK Parliament Committees article: Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on online abuse of elected women representatives

On Tuesday 20 April, MPs will hold a general debate on online abuse of elected women representatives in Westminster Hall.

A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard

Backbench Business Committee 

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject. 

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee’s meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV

The Backbench Business Committee continues to field applications for debates from MPs. Due to social distancing restrictions currently in place due to coronavirus, the Committee is currently meeting in private to hear applications from Members and will continue to do so until further notice.

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