Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 26 May 2004

  • [Mr. Frank Cook in the Chair]

  • Lupus

    24 speeches

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

  • Child Cyclists

    6 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured the debate. I requested it because my private Member's Bill, the Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill, received its Second Reading on 20 April, but,...

  • Illicit Trade in Antiquities

    29 speeches

    I am pleased to have the opportunity to talk about this subject, and I want to start by setting out the terms of the debate. There are different types of debate in Westminster Hall; those in...

  • Breastfeeding

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to have finally secured this debate. It seemed appropriate to raise issues relating to breastfeeding close to breastfeeding awareness week, which was, of course, earlier this month....

  • Paper Industry

    2 speeches

    I am pleased to bring to the attention of the House an industry of which Britain should be proud. It makes a massive contribution to the manufacturing base, with a turnover of £3.5 billion....

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