Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 13 February 2001

  • [Mr. Michael Lord in the Chair]

  • Regional Economic Development

    26 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.--[Mr. Sutcliffe.]

  • Libya

    17 speeches

    This is the 16th Adjournment debate that I have initiated on Libyan matters since 1989. The sixth was answered by Douglas Hurd as Foreign Secretary. Incidentally, I am told by senior Clerks that...

  • London Underground

    11 speeches

    It is a privilege to initiate this debate on the proposed public-private partnership for London Underground. I declare at the outset a deep political interest. My constituency of...

  • LTS Railway

    6 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to introduce this debate. I also thank the Under-Secretary, my hon. Friend the Member for Streatham, who will be responding to this debate. I have a great deal...

  • Anaphylactic Shock

    4 speeches

    In 1993, 17-year-old Sarah Reading died after eating a lemon meringue pie in the restaurant of a well-known departmental store. She suffered an anaphylactic shock--an extreme allergic reaction...

  • Licensed Premises

    6 speeches

    May I say how grateful I am to secure this debate? I was contacted and encouraged to take up this issue by the National Association of Licensed House Managers in partnership with the Transport...

What is this?

Opened in December 1999, Westminster Hall is aimed at fostering a new style of debate. Sessions are open to all MPs, who sit in a horseshoe arrangement which is meant to encourage constructive rather than confrontational debate.

The meetings are presided over by a Deputy Speaker and there are no votes.

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