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Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

  • [Mr. Edward O'Hara in the Chair] — Iran (External Involvement)

    26 speeches

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

  • Farming (East Sussex)

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to have the opportunity to raise a matter of considerable interest to my constituents. Although I represent a south-east constituency, it is quite a rural area and the farming...

  • Coal Health Claims

    51 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured the debate, which is our third or fourth in Westminster Hall on coal health claims. I am proud of what Labour Governments have done to bring in those claims. The...

  • Household Water Charges

    7 speeches

    I requested the debate because I think that it is wrong that many thousands of people, especially pensioners but also many residents of tower blocks and one-bedroom flats, are paying over the...

  • Cycling

    24 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise this subject today. Cycling debates are becoming a bit of a habit in this Chamber. Only two weeks ago, the hon. Member for Battersea (Martin Linton)...

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