Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 18 October 2005

  • [Mr. Bill Olner in the Chair]

  • Forensic Sciences

    20 speeches

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

  • G8 Agenda for Africa

    28 speeches

    It is with great pleasure that I introduce this important debate. I was about to say that I look forward to contributions from other hon. Members, but not many of them are here, so instead I...

  • Oil Transfers (Firth of Forth)

    8 speeches

    East Lothian has one of the finest coastlines in the United Kingdom and attracts 2.5 million visitors every year, with all the obvious advantages for local communities, including the employment...

  • Mental Health Services (Cambridge)

    4 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to bring to the attention of the House and the Government what is happening to funding for mental health services in Cambridge. The situation is grave: cuts of...

  • Banking Industry

    2 speeches

    I am grateful to have secured this debate, as it provides me with the opportunity to address an important issue: the regulation of consumer credit business. The issue was recently brought to my...

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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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