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Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 1 April 2008

  • [Mr. Eric Martlew in the Chair] — Darfur

    43 speeches

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

  • Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus

    41 speeches

    I would like to put on record my thanks to Mr. Speaker for granting this important debate on the future of science in the north-west. Daresbury laboratory—now the Daresbury science and...

  • Elder Abuse

    6 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise the serious issue of elder abuse. This is not the first time that I have brought these concerns to the House, nor will it be the last. Over the past 10...

  • Black and Ethnic Minority Pupils

    2 speeches

    I am grateful to have the opportunity to raise a key educational matter. I shall speak about the education system and black and minority ethnic children, and will specifically address the...

  • Tibet

    17 speeches

    Order. Before we start the next debate, there will be some musical chairs. Some furniture in the Public Gallery needs to be moved, and I do not want it to disturb hon. Members while they are...

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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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