• Debate Pack

    Fourth Industrial Revolution

    This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on the fourth industrial revolution to take place to take place in the Commons Chamber on Thursday 8 September 2016.

  • Debate Pack

    Badger Culling and Bovine TB

    This debate pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on badger culling and bovine TB, to be held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 7 June 2016 at 4.30-5.30pm. The Member in charge of this debate is Dr Paul Monaghan MP.

  • Debate Pack

    Missing Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria

    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.

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    Access and waiting time standards for early intervention in psychosis

    MPs will debate access and waiting time standards for early intervention in psychosis in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 7 September 2016 at 9.30am. The debate will be led by Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background, recent press articles, Parliamentary material and links to further reading.

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    Devolved governments and negotiations on the UK leaving the EU

    This Debate Pack has been prepared for the Westminster Hall Debate on Thursday 21 July 2016 at 1.30pm initiated by Ian Murray MP. The debate is on the motion: That this House has considered devolved governments and negotiations on the UK leaving the EU:, Westminster Hall The subject for this debate was determined by the Chairman of Ways and Means.

  • Debate Pack

    Ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares

    This pack has been produced ahead of the debate to be held on Thursday 21 July 2016 on a ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares. The topic for this debate has been nominated by the Backbench Business Committee. The debate will be introduced by Jim Dowd MP on the motion: That this House notes the indiscriminate and cruel nature of snares, the failure of previous attempts at voluntary and self-regulation amongst operators, and the continued suffering caused to thousands of animals every year by these traps; and calls on the Government to implement a full ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares at the earliest opportunity.

  • Debate Pack

    Prevention of online child abuse

    A Westminster Hall debate on the subject of prevention of online child abuse has been scheduled for 1630hrs on Wednesday 20 July 2016. The member in charge of this debate is Sarah Champion MP.

  • Debate Pack

    Performance of North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

    A Westminster Hall debate on the Performance of North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust will be held on Tuesday 12 July from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm. It will be opened by Joan Ryan MP This House of Commons Library Debate Pack contains a summary and statistics, links to reports and relevant press and parliamentary coverage.