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    Young jobseekers and the Department for Work and Pensions

    A Westminster Hall debate on Young Jobseekers and the Department of Work and Pensions has been scheduled for Tuesday 27 October 2015 at 16:30. The Member in charge of the debate is Ms Chloe Smith. Prior to this Westminster Hall debate, Digital outreach will be holding a debate on Twitter on 27/10/15 between 19:30 and 20:30 using the hashtag #youngjobseekers

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    Debate on an e-petition relating to term-time leave from school for holiday

    An e-petition entitled, ‘Make an allowance for up to 2 weeks term time leave from school for holiday ’ attracted over 100,000 signatures. The Petitions Committee agreed to schedule a debate on the motion “That this House has considered an e-petition relating to term-time leave from school for holiday” in Westminster Hall on Monday 26 October 2015 at 4.30 pm. Steve Double MP will lead the debate.

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    Economic value of outdoor recreation

    Outdoor recreational activities contribute significantly to the UK economy. Its core activities are walking (hiking/trekking), climbing and mountaineering and camping, while there is cross-over activity from trail running, mountain biking and snowsports.

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    Debate pack: Fire safety measures in schools

    This debate pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on fire safety measures in schools to be held on Thursday 22 October 2015 at 3pm in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Sir David Amess. Debate packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for MPs on request to the Library.

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    Black History Month

    A Westminster Hall debate on the motion ‘That this House has considered Black History month’ has been scheduled for Wednesday 21 October 2015 at 1430hrs. The member in charge of the debate is Angela Crawley, the SNP spokesperson for Equalities, Women and Children.

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    Conflict in Yemen

    This is a Debate Pack for the debate on the 'Conflict in Yemen', in Westminster Hall on Thursday 22 October (1.30pm). Debate Packs are collections of parliamentary and other relevant material produced for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall, other than half-hour adjournment debates.

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    Debate on an e-petition relating to immigration

    The e-petition, 'Stop allowing immigrants into the UK', uploaded to the Petitions website on 25 August 2015, has attracted over 100,000 signatures and as a result been selected for debate by the Petitions Committee. The debate will be held on 19 October 2015 at 1630hrs in Westminster Hall.

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    Debate pack: E-petition relating to making the production, sale and use of cannabis legal

    This debate pack is prepared for the Westminster Hall debate on the e-petition relating to making the production, sale and use of cannabis legal on 12 October at 4.30pm. Debate packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for MPs on request.

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    Debate Pack: Superfast Broadband Rollout

    This debate pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on Superfast Broadband Rollout to be held on Monday 12 October 2015 at 3pm in the Commons Chamber. This is a Backbench Business Committee debate. Debate packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for MPs on request to the Library.

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    Media plurality in Wales

    This debate pack has been prepared for the Westminster Hall debate on Media plurality in Wales on Tuesday 13 October at 2.30pm. It provides a summary, relevant parliamentary and press articles and links to further reading.

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    UK Steel Industry

    This is a Debate Pack for the debate on the UK Steel Industry in the Commons Chamber on 17 September 2015. Debate Packs are collections of parliamentary and other relevant material produced for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall, other than half hour adjournment debates