Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 4 June 2003

  • [Mr. John McWilliam in the Chair]

  • Iraq

    19 speeches

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

  • Election Turnout

    6 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured a debate on the important issue of turnout in UK elections. There are serious concerns about voter turnout among all elected Members at all levels and across all...

  • Tax Credits

    23 speeches

    I am glad to have been given the opportunity to hold this debate on the tax credit system. It is very timely, given that problems persist two months into the new system. I am surprised that the...

  • A47

    13 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to have a short debate on route management strategy and the A47. I appreciate the presence and support of my right hon. Friend the Member for South-West Norfolk...

  • Taiwan

    2 speeches

    I start by declaring my interest in seeking this debate: I am the co-chairperson of the all-party group on Taiwan, which has members from all political parties in both Houses. It is an active...

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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