Westminster Hall debates

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

  • [Mr. Martin Caton in the Chair] — HMRC (Office Closures)

    50 speeches

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

  • Abusive Images (Internet)

    6 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured this debate on abusive images on the internet. The internet opens a window on the world in a wonderful way, enabling us to find information and communicate with...

  • Christianity in Public Life

    38 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Caton. I am grateful to Mr. Speaker for granting me this debate and to colleagues from all parties who have come this afternoon. I am also...

  • Police Interpreters

    6 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured a debate this afternoon on the use of interpreters by police forces in England after several weeks of trying. I am particularly pleased because earlier this week I...

  • Identity Cards

    2 speeches

    I intend to address the definition of the identity cards project and its procurement. I shall not discuss the principles behind the project, nor shall I attempt to persuade the Minister that it...

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