Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 1 March 2006

  • [Mr. Christopher Chope in the Chair]

  • Regional Casinos

    81 speeches

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

  • Burnley General Hospital

    6 speeches

    I am grateful for this opportunity to debate the future of Burnley general hospital, and it is an honour to make my Westminster Hall debut under your chairmanship, Mr. Chope, albeit in Committee...

  • Planning Policy

    31 speeches

    In my view, the wealth of our nation is not measured by the gold stored in the vaults of the Bank of England, but by the nature of the society in which we live and the quality of our environment....

  • NHS (North Northamptonshire)

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to be under your chairmanship, Mr. Chope, for this debate on an issue that is extremely important in my constituency. I am also grateful to Mr. Speaker for allowing the debate, and I...

  • Fire Safety

    4 speeches

    Two years ago, a terrible fire shattered the local community of Crowborough in East Sussex, just outside my constituency. Mr. and Mrs. Kent had their two sons, Alex and Philip, staying for 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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