Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

  • [Ann Winterton in the Chair] — Health Care (Cornwall)

    19 speeches

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

  • Housing and Social Cohesion (Yorkshire)

    28 speeches

    I am grateful to you, Lady Winterton, and the House authorities for allowing me to introduce this important debate. I am pleased to speak in the first hour-and-a-half debate that I have secured...

  • Air Passenger Tax

    6 speeches

    On 6 December, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that he was doubling the rate of air passenger duty, with effect from 1 February 2007, for all flights to and from the United Kingdom...

  • NHS Commissioning

    9 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to have this short debate on the impact on higher education of changes to the NHS, because they are worrying and, if not tackled, potentially very serious....

  • Government Debt

    4 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Pope. I wanted to say a few words during the previous debate, but the Minister was saved by the bell. I welcome the Economic Secretary and...

What is this?

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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