Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

  • [Mr. David Amess in the Chair] — Latin America

    64 speeches

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

  • Primary School Places (London)

    29 speeches

    Before we begin the next debate on primary school places in London, let me say that, because this is specifically a local debate, the wind-ups will begin at 12.15 rather than at 12 o'clock to...

  • Waste (Gloucestershire)

    11 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Pope—from the Back Benches this time. I am bringing to Westminster Hall today a debate on incineration in Gloucestershire and...

  • Nepal

    3 speeches

    I am glad to have the opportunity to initiate this short debate on Britain's relations with Nepal. I have no pecuniary interests to declare; however, I chair the all-party group on Nepal. Just...

  • Election Observation

    3 speeches

    The late Samuel Huntington elaborated the theory of the three waves of democratisation, the latest of which was the events of 1989, which resulted in swift democratisation in east and central...

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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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