Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 17 May 2006

  • [Mr. Eric Martlew in the Chair] — Tourism (Northern Ireland)

    26 speeches

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

  • Places of Worship

    4 speeches

    It does not matter which county, town or city of England one chooses, there are beautiful, small, great, sometimes grand churches everywhere, and no two are alike. We see the magnificence of wool...

  • UK/Poland Relations

    41 speeches

    Thank you, Mrs. Anderson, for allowing me to introduce the debate. I am pleased that you are in the Chair and I look forward to you chairing our proceedings over the next one and a half hours. It...

  • Sarah Ann Paice (Child Support Agency)

    3 speeches

    It is a pleasure to have secured a debate under your chairmanship this afternoon, Mrs. Anderson, to discuss the case of my constituent Mrs. Sarah Ann Paice. It is with some reluctance that I...

  • Gowers Review

    7 speeches

    I thank the Speaker for granting the debate. As hon. Members will know, in December 2005 the Chancellor announced that he was asking Andrew Gowers to head a review of intellectual property...

What is this?

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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