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Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 10 March 2004

  • [Mr. John McWilliam in the Chair]

  • Russia (Human Rights)

    8 speeches

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

  • Bridgwater College

    6 speeches

    It is rare—and quite scary— to come into this place to find nobody here and no debate on. I thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for allowing me this debate on Bridgwater college. I do not...

  • UK Economy (London)

    51 speeches

    I am grateful to you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for selecting this debate on the role of London in the United Kingdom economy. London is one of the great capital cities of the world, a world leader in...

  • Sure Start

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this debate. I stress at the outset that the subject of extending Sure Start is firmly set within the early years framework and is in recognition of the Government's...

  • Older People (Sutton)

    4 speeches

    I start with what I hope the Minister will regard as a piece of good news. The Carers (Equal Opportunities) Bill, a private Member's Bill currently going through the House, has just concluded its...

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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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