Thursday, 26 March 2009
[Relevant documents: First Joint Report from the Committee on Arms Export Controls, Session 2007-08, HC 254, on Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2008): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report...
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.