Thursday, 8 June 2006
[Relevant documents: Sixth Report from the International Development Committee, Session 2004-05, Fair trade? The European Union's trade agreements with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries,...
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.