Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

  • [Miss Anne Begg in the Chair] — Lebanon and Syria

    24 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.—[Huw Irranca-Davies.]

  • Iran

    46 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in what is an important and timely debate on this subject. When one talks to most people about their views on Iran outside the current nuclear context,...

  • Burial Grounds

    2 speeches

    Death becomes us all. Everyone hopes that, having died, their remains will be cremated or buried with dignity. There is, however, a problem. In many parts of the country there is a shortage of...

  • Carbon Capture and Storage

    14 speeches

    It is a great pleasure to introduce this debate on carbon capture and storage. I apologise to the Minister in advance because I have a cold, and if I start coughing and spluttering during his...

  • Rail Links (Teesport)

    2 speeches

    First, I thank Mr. Speaker for granting me this Adjournment debate, in which I wish to raise the current situation relating to the urgent need to upgrade rail links to and from Teesport. It is at...

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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