Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 18 July 2006

  • [John Cummings in the Chair] — Inter-Parliamentary Union

    31 speeches

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

  • Defence Jobs

    64 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise this important issue. Shropshire has a proud and long history of serving this country in Her Majesty's armed forces. There are 6,000 people employed in...

  • Educational Activities (VAT)

    14 speeches

    I am grateful to have the opportunity to introduce this topic. I ask your forbearance for the first minute or so, Mr. Hood, because during it you might wonder whether I have drifted into the...

  • Kosovo

    2 speeches

    I am grateful to Mr. Speaker for allowing me to raise this important subject. I believe that today, in Vienna, the seventh round of talks on the future status of Kosovo is taking place. I do not...

  • Worklessness and Poverty (West Ham)

    4 speeches

    I want to deal with three things that affect poverty and income in my constituency: the minimum wage, the campaign for a living wage for Londoners and the poverty trap, which contributes to...

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