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DEBATING PRIVATE MEMBERS BILLS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2403: tabled on 20 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that the political negotiations over the last months regarding the UK's proposed departure from the EU have resulted in parliamentary time not being utilised to its full potential; further notes that Private Members Bills receive very little parliamentary time given that they often draw attention to important issues and causes; calls on the Government to work with Backbenchers to make the most of parliamentary time by bringing forward Private Members Bills, including the Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] 2017-19, to be debated in the Chamber during the week after oral questions.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.