Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

  • [John Bercow in the Chair] — Israel and Palestinian Territories

    53 speeches

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

  • Tanzania (British Investors)

    2 speeches

    Good morning, Mr. Bercow. It is a genuine pleasure to be permitted the opportunity to speak under your chairmanship. In sharp contrast with that sentiment, I take no pleasure at all in having to...

  • Child Poverty

    49 speeches

    It is a pleasure to have this debate with you in the Chair, Mr. Bercow—I know that you care more than many people about this issue. Eradicating child poverty is a bold ambition and in...

  • Air Ambulances

    13 speeches

    We meet again, Mr. Bercow, under the fortunate circumstances of having a debate that can make a contribution to discussing a serious problem in the national health service. On average, an air...

  • Mr. Brian Peters

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this debate and am absolutely delighted that it is under your chairmanship, Mr. Bercow. On 1 February 2006, I secured a debate on the events in East Timor in 1975....

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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