Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 4 July 2006

  • [Mr. Eric Martlew in the Chair] — Child Poverty

    24 speeches

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

  • Israel (War against Terror)

    52 speeches

    Almost to the day, 12 months ago, Britain suffered its first ever suicide bombing attack. In one day, Britain became a victim in the global jihad. Fifty-two innocent civilians were killed, and...

  • Engineering Training

    2 speeches

    I thank Mr. Speaker for granting me this debate. Engineering is a subject that is close to my heart for one simple reason. Before I came to the House I was a practising engineer, and since then I...

  • Flight N481EV

    6 speeches

    This debate is about an incident involving an aircraft of the Boeing 747-132 series, flight N481EV. Two issues need to be addressed: first, the safety of those on the ground, and secondly, what...

  • Housing Benefit

    6 speeches

    This debate is prompted by three things. The first is the publication today of the Welfare Reform Bill, which I welcome. The second is the concern that the Government response to the Green Paper,...

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