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Mining companies debate

The independent MP for Falkirk, Eric Joyce, led a Westminster Hall debate on 28 November 2012 on UK-listed mining companies.

A number of MPs have called for stricter regulation of mining companies listed on the UK stock exchange.

There have been concerns over the environmental and social impacts of mining companies on developing parts of the world, such as South America and Africa.

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