Thursday, 18 December 2008
[Relevant documents: Human Rights Annual Report 2007—Ninth Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee,Session 2007-08, HC 533, and the Government response, Cm. 7463.] Motion made, and...
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.