Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 14 October 2008

  • [Mrs. Humble in the Chair] — Digital Television Switchover

    40 speeches

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

  • Rare Medical Conditions

    20 speeches

    As always, Mrs. Humble, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I am grateful to Mr. Speaker for granting me this debate, as it will provide a welcome opportunity to discuss with my...

  • M3

    9 speeches

    Mr. Cummings, I thank you for your chairmanship of this debate, which is important for residents in my constituency and neighbouring constituencies. I thank the Minister for coming along today to...

    • Sri Lanka

      35 speeches

      I am pleased to welcome my hon. Friend the Minister to his new responsibilities; I wish him well in his post. There is increasing recognition of the urgency of the humanitarian situation in Sri...

    • Animal Testing

      10 speeches

      It is a pity that a Minister is not here at the moment, but I am sure that one will turn up. I did not seek this debate because there is an immediate need to make decisions about the testing of...

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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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