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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:36 am on 28th May 2015.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 9:36 am, 28th May 2015

I hear my hon. Friend and remind him that in the previous Parliament we provided Members with more freedom to set the timetable and subjects of debate than any previous Government. That will continue in this Parliament. It is right and proper that time is allocated to Back Benchers so that they can pick subjects for debate.