Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 16 October 2001

  • [Sylvia Heal in the Chair]

  • Carers

    9 speeches

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

  • Elderly People (Long-Term Care)

    20 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to introduce this extremely important debate. It is about one of the most important matters that we can discuss, because in the long run it affects us all in one...

  • Energy Strategy (Scotland)

    10 speeches

    I am delighted to be here to discuss the Government's energy strategy review in Scotland, and pleased that I have secured an Adjournment debate on such an important subject. The subject is huge...

  • Lauren Wright

    13 speeches

    I now call the right hon. Member for South-West Norfolk (Mrs. Shephard). May I say how sorry hon. Members are to see that her leg is in plaster. We hope that it is not too serious, and that she...

  • Consumer Credit

    2 speeches

    In securing this debate, my original intention was to examine the words of a young Back Bencher who, in 1987, was discussing that part of the consumer credit industry referred to as "sub-prime"....

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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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