Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

  • [John Bercow in the Chair] — Police Funding (East Midlands)

    37 speeches

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

  • MSC Napoli

    4 speeches

    It is now just over five weeks since the MSC Napoli was beached in Lyme bay, and the incident gained notoriety when scenes of people descending on to Branscombe beach and carrying off the...

  • Bichard Inquiry

    12 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Bercow, in what I hope will be an interesting and informative debate about the recommendations of the Bichard inquiry. I shall concentrate...

  • Illegal Logging

    14 speeches

    I hope that voting in the House will not cause too much disruption to this very important debate on what needs to be done to end illegal logging. By way of introduction, I want to say how pleased...

  • Bogus Charity Collections

    14 speeches

    I welcome the opportunity to have this debate on an issue of great and growing concern. I hope that we will have a positive and productive debate, and I welcome the interest in the issue that the...

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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