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Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 8 November 2005

  • [David Taylor in the Chair]

  • Political Parties (Funding)

    29 speeches

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

  • Cyprus

    39 speeches

    May I first declare an interest as the Labour vice-chairman of the Friends of Cyprus group? I visited Cyprus from 5 to 9 October. My accommodation and driver for official meetings were...

  • Aviculture

    2 speeches

    I am delighted to have the opportunity to raise this subject. I am not entirely sure whether it has been raised in Parliament before, but if so, it was not in a debate. As you know, Mr. Cummings,...

  • Artists' Resale Rights

    4 speeches

    I am delighted to be able to begin the debate rather early. The artist's resale right has barely been discussed in the House over the last few years, but it will radically alter parts of the...

  • Planning System (Local Councillors)

    4 speeches

    It is good to have the opportunity this afternoon to raise a subject that is prompted by an individual constituency case, but is of much wider interest to all those involved in local government....

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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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