Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 24 May 2006

  • [Frank Cook in the Chair] — Nursing

    39 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.—[Huw Irranca-Davies.]

  • Animal Welfare

    13 speeches

    It is a pleasure to lead this debate under your chairmanship, Mr. Cook. I am on the Opposition side of the Chamber because of the defects of this room: only from here can one look straight into...

  • Community Hospitals

    43 speeches

    I shall judge the debate by the Annunciator, the clock on which is accurate, unlike the one ahead of me.

  • Home Information Packs

    20 speeches

    I am pleased to have this short debate on home information packs, better known as HIPs. This is not the first time that they have been debated in this place and it will probably not be the last....

  • Solvent Abuse

    2 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this debate and to have this opportunity to raise the subject of solvent abuse, particularly abuse of cigarette lighter fuel. I congratulate my hon. Friend 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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