Thursday, 5 March 2009
[Relevant documents: Seventh Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2007-08, HC 73, and the Government's response, Cm 7378, and further response, Cm 7536.] 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.