• Debate Pack

    Sale of the Green Investment Bank

    This Debate pack has been prepared for the debate on the Sale of the Green Investment Bank to take place in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 25 January 2017 at 4:30pm. The subject for debate has been chosen by Michelle Thomson, MP for Edinburgh West

  • Debate Pack

    Prisons

    An Opposition Day debate (19th allotted day) on the subject of prisons has been scheduled for Wednesday 25 January 2017.

  • Debate Pack

    Protecting civil society space across the world

    This Debate Pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on 'Protecting civil society space across the world', to be held on Thursday 26 January. The subject for the debate has been chosen by the Backbench Business Committee, following a representation by Jim Shannon, Fiona Bruce and Patrick Grady.

  • Debate Pack

    Access to Kadcyla and other breast cancer drugs

    This Debate Pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on access to Kadcyla and other breast cancer drugs, to be held on Thursday 26 January. The subject for the debate has been chosen by the Backbench Business Committee, following a representation by Siobhain McDonagh.

  • Debate Pack

    Statutory Pubs Code and the Pubs Code Adjudicator

    The Statutory Pubs Code and the Adjudicator. This is a debate pack for the Backbench Business debate on 26 January 2017. The Backbench Business Committee allocated time for the debate following the request made to it by Mr Greg Mulholland and Mr Laurence Robertson on 6 December 2016. It summarises the role of the Adjudicator and why it was thought necessary to create the Pubs Code. It also provides background material on the continuing controversy over the appointment of Paul Newby as the first Adjudicator and how the Code is perceived to be operating since coming into effect on 21 July 2016.

  • Debate Pack

    The Midlands Engine

    This debate pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on the Midlands Engine to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 24 January at 9.30am. The subject for debate has been chosen by Chris White MP.

  • Debate Pack

    UK relations with West African countries

    The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced 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 Members on request to the Library.