Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

  • [David Taylor in the Chair] — North Sea Oil and Gas Industry

    22 speeches

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

  • China and the West

    25 speeches

    May I welcome you to the Chair, Mr. Taylor? I often hear your interventions from the other side of the Chamber, but I hope that there will be slightly fewer interventions today than there...

  • Agricultural Building Allowance

    8 speeches

    As ever, Sir Nicholas, it is a very great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship today. It is also a great pleasure to have the opportunity to debate an issue that is important to many of my...

  • Energy Production

    4 speeches

    I am delighted to be serving under you yet again, Sir Nicholas. It seems slightly strange to go from farm building allowances to nuclear building. I am sure there is a synergy somewhere, but I...

  • Christopher Traynor

    12 speeches

    Thank you, Sir Nicholas, for remembering my father. I did not realise that you were so old. [Interruption.] How to win friends and influence people. A few days ago it was the 10th anniversary of...

What is this?

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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