Thursday, 13 July 2006
[Relevant documents: Efficiency savings programme in Jobcentre Plus—Second Report from the Work and Pensions Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 834, and the Government's response thereto,...
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.