Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 7 June 2006

  • [Frank Cook in the Chair] — Gurkhas

    26 speeches

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

  • Hull to York Transport Gateway

    6 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured this debate and to have an opportunity to shine a light on and raise the profile of the corridor from Hull to York—often known as the 1079 corridor because of...

  • Middle East

    49 speeches

    I should point out that the debate is very well attended. Six hon. Members have already indicated that they want to catch my eye, and there are also the three Front Benchers. That is a fair...

  • Genocide (Armenia and Assyria)

    13 speeches

    It is a pleasure to appear before you this afternoon, Mr. Cook, and a particular honour that my right hon. Friend the Minister for Europe will be responding for the Government. Few Ministers, if...

  • MOD Search and Rescue Services

    5 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured this important debate, given the joint announcement on 9 May by the Department for Transport and the Ministry of Defence of the proposal to move forward with 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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