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Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 16 March 2004

  • [Mr. Edward O'Hara in the Chair]

  • Farming

    23 speeches

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

  • Supermarket Code of Practice

    10 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this debate, and delighted to see the Minister. I have seen him in this position before, when he was goalkeeping behind me for the House of Commons football team, so...

  • Water Framework Directive

    21 speeches

    I like to think ahead and plan what I am going to say in my speeches, and today I thought that I would start by saying that the title of today's debate is dull and uninformative. I look around at...

  • Wandsworth Council

    6 speeches

    With the Minister's agreement, I know that my hon. Friends the Member for Battersea (Martin Linton) and for Putney (Mr. Colman) hope to catch your eye in this debate, Mr. Deputy Speaker. We...

  • Pigswill

    16 speeches

    On 24 May 2001, three months after the outbreak of foot and mouth, there entered into force the Animal By-Products (Amendment) (England) Order 2001. At the stroke of a bureaucrat's pen in the...

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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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