Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 14 February 2001

  • [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair]

  • AIDS

    17 speeches

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

  • Cyprus

    11 speeches

    I am very pleased to have secured a debate on an important subject of long-standing concern. Cyprus has many friends in all parties at Westminster, as I believe will be reflected in our debate....

  • Rochford District Council

    6 speeches

    It is a pleasure and an honour--[Interruption.] I am surprised that hon. Members are leaving the Chamber, because this is an important and significant issue. You will be aware, Mr. Winterton,...

  • Wandsworth Prison

    2 speeches

    I welcome the opportunity to open this short debate on Wandsworth prison, which is in my constituency. I have visited the prison many times over the years, and have had debates in the House and...

  • Flood Defences (South Devon)

    10 speeches

    I want to discuss sea defences and flooding in the west country because, in the past year, global warming and changes in the weather pattern have seriously affected the communication corridors...

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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.

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