Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Housing (Greater London)

    31 speeches

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

  • Assisted Dying

    40 speeches

    Thank you. Before I call Dr. Evan Harris to open the debate, I should inform the Chamber that he has requested that Mr. Speaker exercise his discretion to waive the House's sub judice rule to...

  • [Mr Eric Martlew in the Chair]

    21 speeches

    Of course, we all know that access to excellent palliative care is not always available. We also know that, for some people, good-quality palliative care cannot address their concerns about...

  • Boundary Review (Devon)

    8 speeches

    I believe that I am the only Member for a Devonshire constituency who was born in the county, so I feel some emotion about any changes made to it. It is the county of Sir Francis Drake, Sir...

  • Bank Lending

    8 speeches

    It is a pleasure to participate in this debate and to do so under your chairmanship, Mr. Martlew. It is the first time that I have served under you, but I have heard highly of how fairly and...

  • School Funding (Devon)

    4 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this debate on education funding in Torridge and West Devon, and in Devon more widely. It is a subject of considerable concern to many of my constituents. Over 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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