Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 6 January 2004

  • [Sir Nicholas Winterton in the Chair]

  • Pre-legislative Scrutiny

    39 speeches

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

  • Tuition Fees

    4 speeches

    I want to raise three broad issues concerning the principle of variable tuition fees for undergraduates at higher education institutions in England. I expect the principle to be contained in the...

  • Scottish MPs (Voting Rights)

    98 speeches

    I welcome all Members present—a large number of whom are from north of Hadrian's wall—back to the House of Commons. I hope that they have all had a restful and enjoyable, if rather...

  • Project ISOLUS

    8 speeches

    I am pleased to have the opportunity to introduce a debate today on this important subject. The acronym ISOLUS stands for interim storage of laid-up submarines. The purpose of the project is to...

  • Combined Heat and Power

    4 speeches

    I have been seeking to introduce this debate since visiting the technology centre, located in Peterborough, of a Reading company, MicroGen Energy. I am therefore pleased to have secured today's...

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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.

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

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